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Film Studies: Images & Videos


Kanopy - This site provides access to streaming films selected by CCS faculty for specific courses. Anyone in the CCS community can watch any of the videos. CCS credentials required.

AdViews - This collection from Duke University features historic commercials from the 1950s-1980s; videos are viewable on iTunes or Internet Archives.

National Screening Room - Useful for understanding attitudes in the early 20th century as well as film history, National Screening Room features downloadable early movies, from short feature films to advertising to propaganda and politics.

LinkedIn Learning - Though known for its tutorials, LinkedIn Learning actually has several courses and videos about the history of film. CCS credentials required.

UbuWeb - UbuWeb is a free resource for artist films and documentaries, artist audio, and artist writings.

MoMA Film - This playlist from the Museum of Modern Art in New York City features videos on a variety of topics, including the "How to See" series.


Luna - This site features over 250,000 images, many related to film, artist's films, or the film industry. CCS credentials required.

Artstor Open Access Image Collections - The Artstor Public Collections are a freely accessible library of images and other media; the Public Collections should not be confused with the Artstor subscription collection and are more limited.

Movie Stills Database - A community effort, this site contains over 1.2 million pictures spread across over 31,000 movie titles.

College for Creative Studies website