Film & TV Information

Film and TV DatabaseFilm & TV Database

Information on over 810,000 film and television titles, 1.2m people, 210,000 organisations and 23,000 events such as festivals and awards from all over the world dating back to the beginning of film production.

Librarybfi National Library and Book Catalogue

Access to a major national research collection of documentation and information on film and television. The priority is comprehensive coverage of British film and television, but the collection itself is international in scope.

Film Links GatewayFilm Links Gateway

A wide reaching selection of websites relating to film and media researched and edited by bfi Information Services in the bfi National Library and updated weekly.

Researchers' guideResearchers' guide

Useful information, suggested sources and directories of key contacts to assist with your research and queries. Including a searchable registry of moving image researchers active in the UK.

Information services.Information services

We provide information and research services to a wide range of users nationally and internationally, from production companies and broadcasters, to students and members of the public.


In-depth features and resources: filmmakers, actors and other personalities in the film industry; subjects and genres in film and television; and charts and polls on film and television.


Facts and figures on the UK film and TV industry.


Free publications produced by the bfi to help you research all aspects of film and television.

Is it on DVD or video?

How to check DVD/video availability, with advice on searching for deleted titles.

Organising a screening

Whether you are planning to organise a one-off event, a festival, or a regular series of screenings, here are some basic guidelines to help you get started.

Last Updated: Monday, 03-Mar-2008 14:54:28 GMT