Some useful websites

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Libraries, Historical Archives

British Film Institute archive site

Women's Library, London. A cultural centre housing the most extensive collection of women's history in the UK.

Genesis is a mapping initiative that supports research into women's history. Consisting of a database with descriptions of women's history collections from museums, libraries and archives in the United Kingdom and a Guide to Sources - a series of web pages that provide access to a wide range of national and international web resources on women's history.

Women and Silent British Cinema resource

BECTU - project to collect oral histories from filmmakers interested in expanding its coverage of women filmmakers – needs volunteers. Please contact Elaine Burrows: elaine_burrows @

Media Archives of Central England - MACE – lodged at University of Leicester and directed by James Patterson offer a good source of amateur and TV material.

Book series

Women's Film History International book series

Research Project and Conference sites

Women and the Silent Screen conferences, blog and listserv connection

Practice-led AHRC funded project on philospohy and narrative by Joanna Callaghan an artist filmmaker

Future Histories of the Moving Image Research Network

Independent Film and Video Distribution in the UK research projects website

Crossmedia cooperation in Britain 1920s 1930s AHRC project website work-in-progress

Women's Contemporary Filmmaking Research and Practice

Bildwechsel - umbrella organization for women, media arts, culture

Independent Women Filmmakers is an international group of production assistants, screenwriters, actors, directors, cinematographers, editors, film students, and other film industry amateurs and professionals

SP-ARK is an on-line education resource based on the working archive of Sally Potter.

Women Filmmakers' Advocacy, Training and Support

WFTV (UK) - Women in Film and Television UK - the voice of women in creative media. Mentoring. Awards. Events. Jobs Board. Networking.

Women's Film Festivals

Annual Women's Film Festival, year-round touring programmes & online community

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