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ELA Gr. 10 - 12: Feature Film Study

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CTS: Media and Communication Arts

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American Film Institute: 100 Year Lists site description for American Film Institute: 100 Year Lists
This page from the American Film Institute has links to their great `Lists``, including greatest musicals, music scores, movie quotes, songs, etc. 
http://www.afi.com/100years/

 
UCLA: Film and Television Archive - Preserved Silent Animation site description for UCLA: Film and Television Archive - Preserved Silent Animation
This is a wonderful chance to watch several different preserved silent films. You can read the preservation commentary, listen to licensed music with the piece, as well as read film notes and an historical overview. Click on UCLA Preserved Silent Animation. 
http://animation.library.ucla.edu/

 
Digital History: Film site description for Digital History: Film
Although this resource is very American, there are some interesting articles about the history of movie making and its role in society. 
http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/topic.cfm?topicID=11

 
Canadian Encyclopedia: The Canadian Film Industry site description for Canadian Encyclopedia: The Canadian Film Industry
This article includes notes about the history of the film industry in Canada from its earliest days to 21st Century accomplishments. There are also many links to explore for further research. 
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/en/article/the-history-of-film-in-canada/

 
CBC.ca Archive: Bright Lights, Political Fights: The Canadian Film Industry site description for CBC.ca Archive: Bright Lights, Political Fights: The Canadian Film Industry
This is a CBC archive broadcast that explores the birth and growth of Canada's film industry from 1949 - 2003. There are links to additional TV and radio segments below, in addition to resources for teachers.  
http://www.cbc.ca/archives/categories/arts-entertainment/film/bright-lights-political-fights-the-canadian-film-indus
try/topic2---bright-lights-political-fights-the-canadian-film-industry.html

 
Museum of the Moving Image - Pinewood Dialogues site description for Museum of the Moving Image - Pinewood Dialogues
Listen to selected conversations with innovative and influential creative figures in film, TV, and digital media -- including Robert Altman, Tim Robbins, David Cronenberg, Terry Gilliam, Tommy Lee Jones, and many others. You can also print out the transcript and/or download the mp3 file. 
http://www.movingimage.us/pinewood/

 
EarlyCinema.com site description for EarlyCinema.com
"Earlycinema.com aims to provide an introduction to the first decade of motion pictures and the developments which helped shape cinema as we know it today." There is a timeline of key industry developments, a look at the technology used over the years and an A to Z glossary of topics. 
http://www.earlycinema.com/index.html

 
Museum of the Moving Image site description for Museum of the Moving Image
This is a searchable database of film-related objects....if you are looking for memorabilia relating to actors or movies, this is a good place to start your search. It provides a fascinating look at the world of film over the years, from views of original artifacts. 
http://collection.movingimage.us/
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