The databases where you can find articles are not in an alphabetical order and NOT according to importance, since each researcher will have a different thesis and needs.
The Oxford handbook of film and media studies / edited by Robert Kolker.:New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Bird-Reference, 2nd Floor (does not circulate) PN1994 .O93 2008
International dictionary of films and filmmakers / editor, Nicholas Thomas ; consulting editor, James Vinson.Chicago : St. James Press, c1990-1994. Vol. 1-5 Bird-Reference, 2nd Floor (does not circulate) PN1997.8 .I58 1990