Sound and Image Resources - General & Indexes

Resources for film clips, videos, sound recordings, and still images.


British Universities Film and Video Council (BUFVC)
A resource for moving image and sound. Use the new Federated Search to search across multiple databases, including:
TRILT - Broadcast listings
Find DVDs Details of some 26,000 titles
Moving Image Gateway 1,000+ websites for moving image and sound
News on Screen for the study of newsreels and cinemagazines
Researcher’s Guide to Screen Heritage directory of film/video libraries
Shakespeare international database of Shakespeare on film, TV and radio

BFI: British Film Institute
Film and video materials held by the archives and collections of BFI, Arts Council England, LUX, Central St Martins British Artists Film & Video Study Collection.
A pdf version of the catalogue is accessible here: Catalogue

A single access point to millions of books, paintings, films, museum objects and archival records that have been digitised throughout Europe. Includes more than 10,000 video programmes, documents and photographs covering sixty years of television in EU member states.

Internet Archive
IA was founded to build an Internet library offering permanent access to historical collections that exist in digital format.

"The best free cultural and educational media on the web".
Includes: 675 Free Movies, 550 Free Audio Books, 600 Free eBooks, 170 Free Textbooks, 1,000 Free Online Courses and 300 Free Language Lessons.

The free movies section is particularly important as you can access all of Tarkovsky's films here in a special collection.

The Space is a new, experimental service, managed by Arts Council England and developed in partnership with the BBC, designed to give arts and culture organisations the opportunity to experiment and engage with new and existing audiences in a completely innovative digital environment. It is a pilot which has now been extended until the 31st March 2013. You can watch full performances, catch unmissable live events, delve into rare archive and explore interactive collections.

Last modified: Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 3:01 PM