Research Guide to Chinese Film Studies

This guide provides an introduction to resources on Chinese Film Studies. In addition to these resources, users can search materials on Chinese Film studies from UI online catalog, InfoHawk. If your browser cannot display Chinese scripts in the guide, you can use the guide in PDF format

Research Guide - Chinese Collection - The University of Iowa Libraries
Academic Search Elite [Database UI Access Only]
Ebsco
http://purl.lib.uiowa.edu/ebsco/academic Connect
Covers articles and journals on films.
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences [Internet]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
http://www.oscars.org/index.html Connect
Official Web Site for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
All Movie Guide [Internet]
AEC One Stop Group, Inc.
http://www.allmovie.com/ Connect
This site features a very nice database which covers international movie industry, with search and browse functions.
Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) [Database UI Access Only]
The Association for Asian Studies
http://purl.lib.uiowa.edu/bas Connect
This on-line version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains over 545,000 records on all subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present.
China Academic Journals (CAJ): Literature, History, and Philosophy/中国学术期刊数据库 [Database UI Access Only]
China National Knowledge Infrastructure via East View
http://purl.lib.uiowa.edu/caj Connect
This database is part of the electronic project of the CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure). It covers journal articles published in China in almost all the subject areas of the Humanities and Arts. It includes back files dated back to 1994.
China Review International [E-Journal UI Access Only]
University of Hawaii Press
1069-5834 Connect
This international journal features articles and book reviews in all subjects about China.
Chinese Film &amp Movies [Internet]
Edited by Martin Gieselmann, Institute of Chinese Studies, University of Heidelberg.
http://sun.sino.uni-heidelberg.de/igcs/igfilm.htm Connect
A list of internet resources on Chinese film and movies.
Chinese film : the state of the art in the People's Republic [Monograph]
New York : Praeger, 1987
PN1993.5.C4 C5 1987 Availability at InfoHawk
About the current developments of Chinese film in the 1980s.
Chinese Film and Media [Internet]
Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, the Ohio State University
http://deall.ohio-state.edu/denton.2/filmbib.htm Connect
A detailed bibliography on Chinese film and media at Ohio State University.
Chinese film theory : a guide to the new era [Guide]
New York : Praeger, 1990
PN1993.5.C4 C51 1990 Availability at InfoHawk
A guide to Chinese film theory developed in the 1980s and 1990s.
Contemporary Theatre, Film, and Television [Dictionary]
Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1984-
PN2012 .C6 Availability at InfoHawk
Provides biographies of contemporary practitioners in the theatre, film and television. It was previously titled Who's Who in the Theatre.
Dian ying yi shu / 电影艺朮 [Journal ]
Beijing : Zhongguo dian ying chu ban she, 1959- / 北京 : 中国电影出版社, 1959-
0257-0181 Availability at InfoHawk
One of the best journals on Chinese film.
Encyclopedia of Chinese film [Encyclopedia]
London ; New York : Routledge, 1998
PN1993.5.C4 Z53 1998 Availability at InfoHawk
A detailed guide to Chinese film in all aspects.
FIAF (International Film Archive) [Database UI Access Only]
Silverplatter
http://purl.lib.uiowa.edu/fiaf Connect
An international index to journal articles on film.
Film Comment [E-Journal UI Access Only]
Film Society of Lincoln Center
0015-119X Connect
Features articles on narrative, documentary and independent film makers, filmography, film criticism and book reviews.
Film History [E-Journal UI Access Only]
John Libbey Publishing, Sydney
0892-2160 Connect
Areas of interest range from the technical and entrepreneurial innovations of early and pre-cinema experiments, covering all aspects of the production, distribution, exhibition and reception of commerical and non-commercial motion pictures.
Film Journal International [E-Journal UI Access Only]
VNU eMedia, Inc., New York
1526-9884 Connect
Covering international movies, beginning from 2002 through present.
Film Quarterly [E-Journal UI Access Only]
University of California Berkeley Press
0015-1386 Connect
Articles on motion pictures and film industry, including book reviews.
Film Review Index [Index]
Phoenix, Ariz.: Oryx Press, 1986-1987
Z5784.M9 F54 Availability at InfoHawk
This two-volume work indexes film reviews starting from 1882.
Film Sea / 银海 [Internet]
Filmsea.com, Ltd.
http://www.filmsea.com.cn/news/index.htm Connect
Features news, reviews, and a searchable database on Chinese films.
HKFlix.com [Internet]
HKFlix Web Services.
http://hkflix.com/home.asp Connect
One of the best sources about Chinese (especially Hong Kong) and other Asian films.
International Guide to Literature on Film [Index]
London: Bowker-Saur, 1994
PN1997.85 .I57 1994 Availability at InfoHawk
An index to international films adapted from literature.
Literature and Film : an Annotated Bibliography, 1909-1977 [Bibliography]
New York : Garland, 1981
Z5784.M9 W37 Availability at InfoHawk
An annotated bibliography of film adaptations from literature.
Literature and film : an annotated bibliography, 1978-1988 [Bibliography]
New York : Garland Pub., 1993
Z5784.M9 W375 1993 Availability at InfoHawk
An annotated bibliography of film adaptations from literature.
MasterFILE Premier [Database UI Access Only]
Ebsco
http://purl.lib.uiowa.edu/ebscohost Connect
Provides full text, index, and abstract for journals and articles on film.
Movie Review Query Engine [Internet]
Database and search engine by Stewart M. Clamen
http://www.mrqe.com/ Connect
This site provides online movie reviews.
Selected Film References and Sources [Internet]
Created by Tim Dirks
http://www.filmsite.org/references.html Connect
An excellent site featuring a fine selection of film references and sources both in print and online.
The Academy Awards Index : the Complete Categorical and Chronological Record [Index]
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993
PN1993.92 .S53 1993 Availability at InfoHawk
An index to the Academy Awards of all categories in a chronological order.
The China Journal [E-Journal UI Access Only]
Contemporary China Center, Australian National University
1324-9347 Connect
The China Journal provides informed and insightful commentary from China scholars around the world, in a wide range of articles and book reviews.
The Chinese filmography : the 2444 feature films produced by studios in the People's Republic of China from 1949 through 1995 [Catalog]
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c1997
PN1993.5.C4 M37 1997 Availability at InfoHawk
A detailed catalog of Chinese films from 1949 through 1995.
The Film Encyclopedia [Encyclopedia]
New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1994
PN1993.45 .K34 1994 Availability at InfoHawk
A comprehensive collection of information on all aspects of film.
The Film Studies Dictionary [Dictionary]
London : Arnold ; New York : Co-published in the United States of America by Oxford University Press, 2001.
PN1993.45 .B49 2001 Availability at InfoHawk
A dictionary of film studies and researches in all aspects of film theory, practice and production.
The Internet Movie Database [Internet]
Internet Movie Database Inc.
http://www.imdb.com/search Connect
The most comprehensive internet database on movies.
The New York Times Film Reviews [Review]
New York: New York Times
PN1998 .N49 Availability at InfoHawk
Reviews of current films published in New York Times.
The New York Times Guide to the Best 1000 Movies [Guide]
New York : Times Books, 1999
PN1995 .C343 Availability at InfoHawk
Reviews of the best 1000 movies published in New York Times.
World Film Directors [Dictionary]
New York : H.W. Wilson, 1987-1988.
PN1998.2 .W67 Availability at InfoHawk
This two-volume dictionary covers world film directors from 1890-1985.
Zhongguo dian ying da ci dian = China cinema encyclopaedia / 中国电影大辞典 [Dictionary]
Shanghai : Shanghai ci dian chu ban she, 1995. / 上海 : 上海辞书出版社, 1995
PN1993.45 .C48 1995 Availability at InfoHawk
Covers all aspects of Chinese cinema.
Zhongguo dian ying nian jian / 中国电影年鉴 [Yearbook]
Beijing : Zhongguo dian ying chu ban she, 1982- / 北京 : 中国电影出版社, 1982-
PN1993.5.C4 C537 Availability at InfoHawk
Covers yearly developments of Chinese film in all aspects.
Zhongguo ying pian da dian = Encyclopaedia of Chinese films / 中国影片大典 [Encyclopedia]
Beijing : Zhongguo dian ying chu ban she, 1996- / 北京 : 中国电影出版社, 1996-
PN1993.5.C4 C54 1996 Availability at InfoHawk
A detailed guide to Chinese films.