Research Resources


 BFI Rueben Library

CID database (more than 1 million filmographic records and details of our film and television holdings

Research Viewings Service

BFI Special Collections (personal papers, unpublished scripts, film ephemera, stills, posters and designs)

Online reference resources offer expertly curated and contextualised guides to British film and TV history, with extensive digitised moving image material; additionally, many 1,000s of titles from our collections are made available (mostly free) at BFI Player

BFI Screenonline

BFI Inview

Colonial Film

BFI Mediatheques

BFI Statistics

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