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Narrative Studies: Key Film, TV, Theater Resources

This guide is for students in the Narrative Studies Capstone Seminar ENGL 492

Film, TV, Theater Databases

Film and Television Literature  includes indexing, citations, and abstracts, but also some full text documents. Over 500 publications are indexed in this database.

FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Plus  International Federation of Film Archives, indexes more than 300,000 articles from 300 of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals, dating from 1972 onward.

International Index to the Performing Arts
"IPA draws its current content from more than 100 international performing arts -- drama, theater, dance, film, television, and more -- periodicals from 9 countries, and also indexes feature performing arts articles and obituaries appearing in The New York Times and The Washington Post. IIPA covers nearly all aspects of the world of the performing arts, from the most scholarly studies to the latest crazes. Most IIPA records in the current coverage (1998 forward) contain an abstract."

Communication Source includes articles from peer-reviewed journals and trade magazines covering mass media, marketing, communications, and related topics.


Attention: Explore Streaming Media available at USC: feature films, independent films and documentaries.