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Film Studies Resources @ Pitt: Reference Materials

Information about film studies resources available to the Pitt community.

Bibliographies & Indexes

The following older general bibliographies & indexes list books and articles on various aspects of film.

Film Catalogs

Reference Books

The following represent reference books that provide definitions of critical film terms and/or entries of varying lengths on particular films, filmmakers, actors, writers, producers, cinematographers, national cinemas, film genres, film techniques, and film theory. Entries are often followed by useful filmographies and selective bibliographies for further reading.

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Dictionaries

The following dictionaries provide definitions of film terms. Many entries are followed by useful filmographies and selective bibliographies for further reading.