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Film Studies Research Guide: Filmmaking, Producing, etc.

A guide to conducting research in Film Studies at Yale University, including key resources and crucial search strategies.

Finding Books on Filmmaking, Producing, and Other Parts of the Filmmaking Process

New books on filmmaking appear constantly, in part because film technology and the movie business are ever-changing.  For the most recent works, search for the following subject headings in Orbis (the links will open a window or tab and conduct the Orbis search):


To easily see the most recent titles, use the dropdown box above your search results in order to sort them by "Publishing Date Descending."  That puts the newest works at the top.

Selected Websites

Director, Yale Film Archive