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Film & Television Studies Subject Guide

trade unions, professional associations, scholarly associations


Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

American Film Institute

ASC: The American Society of Cinematographers

Film Foundation
Filmmakers for film preservation.

Broadcast Film Critics Association

Broadcast Television Journalists Association

Film Independent

Film Society of Lincoln Center

Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Los Angeles Film Critics Association

National Film Preservation Board
Board responsible for annually selecting "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant films" for preservation in the Library of Congress' (LOC) National Film Registry. Board also advises the LOC on its national film preservation planning policy. This site includes a link to the films listed in the National Film Registry (film title, year of release, year entered into the Register).

New York Film Critics Circle

Screenwriters Federation of America

Set Decorators Society of America

Television Critics Association


British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA)

British Film Institute (BFI)


Royal Television Society

International Documentary Association >

FIAF (International Federation of Film Archives)
Brings together institutions dedicated to rescuing films both as cultural heritage and as historical documents.

International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA)


Film Studies Association of Canada

Society for Cinema & Media Studies
"Devoted to the scholarly study of film, television, video, and new media."