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What content is available in Screen Studies?

Screen Studies offers access to a growing list of screenplays from some of the finest screenwriters, including Christopher Nolan, Wes Anderson, and Joel and Ethan Coen. Alongside award-winning screenplays, it comprises an interactive timeline of film history, an expanding collection of film stills, and an extensive range of eBooks from both Bloomsbury and Faber & Faber (over 240 at launch). The selection of eBooks includes film biographies, scholarly monographs, filmmaking and screenwriting guides, and many more.

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Is the content included in Screen Studies available online anywhere else?

The majority of the screenplays and books are available online exclusively in Screen Studies. All books and images in the resource are fully-indexed exclusively for the resource and can be cross-searched with other related content.

Does the resource cover screen studies across countries?

The resource explores films, directors and genres from across the world covering the US, Europe, Asia and beyond. With contents indexed by regions, and well as genres and approaches, users can easily discover a wealth of materials on international film.

How is 'screen studies' defined?

Screen Studies features a wide selection of works on film history, theory and practice – including screenplays and peer-reviewed monographs. It explores key areas such as screenwriting, TV, animation and filmmaking technique, the resource has a vast array of research and pedagogy to discover.

What time period is covered?

Screen Studies covers cinema, its history and the surrounding context from 1850 to the present day.

Will the resource be updated?

Yes, new and revised content will be added to Screen Studies twice a year. Updates will include new reference articles providing overviews of key content, as well as additional books, screenplays and images. Screen Studies is available both on a subscription basis (in which case annual updates are included as part of the subscription) or on a perpetual access basis (in which case each year’s update can be purchased separately by your institution).

Who is the resource for?

Screen Studies is an invaluable resource for students, scholars and researchers studying film, media, television and moving image studies.