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TRF: Finding Background Information
For basic background information, overviews, and links to other related resources, check out these reference sources:
- A Dictionary of Film Studies
Covers all aspects of film studies, including terms, concepts, debates, and movements in film theory and criticism, national, international and transnational cinemas, film history, film movements and genres, film industry organizations and practices, and key technical terms and concepts in 500 detailed entries.
- Encyclopedia of Television Film Directors
Each of the nearly 2,000 entries provides a brief career sketch of the director, his or her notable works, awards, and a filmography. Many entries also provide brief discussions of key shows, movies, and other productions.
- Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications
Explores the ways that editorial content--from journalism and scholarship to films and infomercials--is developed, presented, stored, analyzed, and regulated around the world.
- Entertainment, Media and Advertising Market Research Handbook 2015-2016 (opens .pdf file)
TRF: Finding Articles
For articles from journals, newspapers, and other periodicals, check out these article and abstract databases: