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Film and Video Studies

This research guide contains recommended resources for Film and Video Studies (FAVS) majors and students beginning research on film and video topics.

Refining and Recording Media

Library resources for students creating media (for faculty services, please visit the Faculty Services Page):

  • Presentation Practice Rooms, Fenwick Library 3111, 3102: Practice rooms for individuals or groups interested in preparing and refining oral presentations. 


Other On-Campus Resources

Images & Audio for Creative Re-Use

If you're working on an artistic or creative project (whether for personal or professional/commercial uses), you may want to find images or audio on the web to remix, collage, or re-purpose in other ways.

These sites and databases provide sounds and images with public domain, creative commons, or royalty-free licenses, but be sure to verify the object's copyright status or license terms before using in your non-classroom or academic project.

Library Databases


Web Resources

Local Film Offices

State film offices can help you discover locations and provide information and resources for filming in that state.

Guides, Handbooks, and Tutorials

The library has hundreds of guides on different aspects of the film industry, both physically and online. Here are some databases and e-books to get you started!