About Screen Studies

Screen Studies is a dynamic digital platform taking users from script to screen and beyond – offering a broad range of content from Bloomsbury, Faber & Faber and the British Film Institute to support moving-image studies. It is an essential resource for academics and students engaged in research and learning in film history, theory, and practice.

The Bloomsbury and Faber Screenplays and Criticism Collection

This collection comprises an exceptional resource of content from Bloomsbury and Faber & Faber. Explore award-winning screenplays, critical, contextual and practical books on films and filmmaking from the late nineteenth century to the present, expert overview articles on key themes, and an interactive timeline of cinema history to enhance contextual understanding. Updates are made available annually so users have access to the latest and best high-quality scholarship.

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BFI Collections

About the British Film Institute

The British Film Institute (BFI) is a cultural charity and the UK’s lead organisation for film, television and the moving image that:

  • curates and presents the greatest international public programme of world cinema for audiences – in cinemas, at festivals and online.
  • cares for the BFI National Archive, the most significant film and television archive in the world.
  • actively seeks out and supports the next generation of filmmakers.
  • works with government and industry to make the UK the most creatively exciting and prosperous place to make film internationally.

The BFI is the distributor of National Lottery funds for film. Founded in 1933, the BFI is a registered charity governed by Royal Charter.
Find out more at www.bfi.org.uk

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About BFI Publishing

BFI Publishing is the BFI’s publishing imprint. The BFI Publishing list features an unrivalled range of books for film enthusiasts, scholars, students and practitioners, written by leading scholars and critics of cinema history and culture.

Screen Studies offers digitised, searchable access to an acclaimed body of content from the British Film Institute, with two dedicated collections available for separate purchase.

BFI Film Classics

The BFI Film Classics collection brings together titles from the award-winning BFI Film Classics book series which introduces, interprets and celebrates landmarks of world cinema from the silent era to the 21st century. Each title offers a sophisticated but accessible argument for the film's 'classic' status, together with discussion of its production and reception history, its place within a genre or national cinema, an account of its technical and aesthetic importance, and in many cases, the author's personal response to the film.

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BFI Film Studies

The BFI Film Studies collection brings together titles from BFI Publishing’s pre-eminent and foundational list of books on film history, theory, national cinemas, genres, film-makers, and stars. The collection includes authoritative overviews, archivally-based cinema histories, and landmark works in film criticism and theory, all in one single, curated collection.

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