Useful websites

Comprehensive website resource list

General

http://www.mediaed.org.uk Good starting point

http://www.mediaedu.co.uk Fee-paying general site

http://www.pbs.org/kcts/videogamerevolution/ Good overview of gaming issues

http://youtube.com/mediaedu Media Studies related entries

www.meccsa.org.uk Media Communication and Cultural Studies Association

http://www.britmovie.co.uk/forums/media-studies/ British Movie/Media Studies Forum

Archives

http://www.tv-ark.org.uk/ Non-contemporary television

http://www.movinghistory.ac.uk/ Moving image archive

http://www.tvcream.co.uk/ Non-contemporary television directory

Directories

http://www.mediauk.com/ Media directory

http://www.nwfa.mmu.ac.uk North West Film Archive

http://www.britfilm.com/ British Film Directory

http://www.whitebook.co.uk Media Directory

http://www.channel4.com/learning/breakingthenews/index.html News clips and resources (includes online editing tool for news rushes)

http://www.medialit.org/reading_room.html Online reference centre for Media Literacy (US)

http://www.englishandmedia.co.uk/ General guidance site

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/subjects/media_studies.shtml Broad range of resources and interactive learning

http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/ Celebrity/Media news and articles

http://www.aintitcool.com/ Student friendly media news and views

http://www.careersa-z.co.uk Careers site – good links to media information

http://www.fatcat.co.uk British Film and Television Production and Post Production Directory

http://www.kftv.com Production services directory

Academic

http://www.aber.ac.uk/media/ Academic guidance

http://www.theory.org.uk/  David Gauntlet’s theoretical site

http://www.mediaethicsmagazine.com/ Media Ethics

Narratives & storytelling

http://clips.e2bn.org/, http://www.storycenter.org/,

http://www.photobus.co.uk/index.php?id=2 Digital storytelling learning tools

http://mediaquestions.blogspot.com/ Mediascapes

Film

http://www.bfi.org.uk/ British Film Institute

http://www.filmeducation.org.uk UK Film education site

http://www.firstlightmovies.com Young film-makers site

http://www.afi.com/ American Film Institute

http://www.screenonline.org.uk/ Review of British film and television history

http://uk.imdb.com Internet movie database

http://www.empireonline.com Film magazine online

http://www.bbc.co.uk/film/ Online film magazine

Publishers

http://www.nelsonthornes.com/aqa/

http://www.heinemann.co.uk

http://www.collinseducation.com/noflash.htm

http://www.routledge.com/

http://www.auteur.co.uk

Media Organisations

http://www.bbc.co.uk

http://www.bbfc.co.uk (and http://www.pbbfc.co.uk/ parents site) http://www.brandrepublic.com (‘Campaign’ Advertising magazine) http://www.channel4.co.uk

http://www.channel5.co.uk

http://www.cnn.com

http://www.cpbf.org.uk

http://www.equity.org.uk

http://www.ft.com

http://www.independent.co.uk

http://www.itn.co.uk

http://www.mediaguardian.co.uk

http://www.reuters.com http://www.sky.com

http://www.bectu.org.uk (Broadcasting Trade Union)

http://www.artscouncil.org.uk http://www.bafta.org.uk http://www.disney.go.com http://www.mediawatch.com (Campaign group)

http://www.timewarner.com

Regulatory and Audience Research

http://www.abc.org.uk Media Performance

http://www.adassoc.org.uk Advertising association

http://www.asa.org.uk Advertising standards

http://www.bacc.org.uk ‘Clearcast’ advertising pretransmission examination

http://www.barb.co.uk Audience viewing research

http://www.bbfc.co.uk Film Classification

http://www.ofcom.org.uk Government regulation

http://www.rajar.co.uk Radio audience research

http://www.fact-uk.org.uk/ Federation Against Copyright Theft

http://www.prsformusic.com/Pages/default.aspx Performing Rights Society

New Media and Web-based Technologies

http://www.newmediabytes.com Online journalism, web production and promotion

http://www.bbctraining.com/onlineCourses.asp BBC online New Media training modules

http://www.cross-mediaentertainment.com/ Useful guidance on cross media and trans-media entertainment

http://www.internetsafety.ie/ Irish Office for Internet Safety website

Training/Jobs

http://www.mandy.com Film and TV jobs

http://www.ft2.org.uk Film/TV training

http://www.nfts.org.uk National Film and Television School

http://www.skillset.org Moving image training/jobs

Please let me know of any broken 
links in the comment section.

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