Film & Media studies
東京国立近代美術館フィルムセンター National Film Center (NFC)
Collaborative Cataloging Japan Collaborative Cataloging Japan (CCJ) Advocates Preservation, Documentation, and Dissemination of Japanese Experimental Moving Image Works Made in 1955—1979.
The Makino Collection (牧野コレクション) Held by Columbia University. The Collection contains over 1,000 pre-war scenarios, valuable because many are handwritten, and may include several versions of the same script or even related storyboards, sketches, or photographs. In addition, there are over 3,000 leaflets or handbills (chirashi) from regional movie theaters (more than 70 theaters, mostly in Tokyo) from the 1910s through 1940s.
Japanese Film Database 日本映画データベース Over 35,000 titles of films made in Japan since 1899 are searchable by title, cast, directors, and year. Also lists related reference books.
Japanese Film Database (JFDB) 日本映画データベース It is managed in cooperation with the Japan Foundation and UNIJAPAN. It provides search for information on Japanese films according to title, film cast and staff, or film industry related companies.
映画チラシデータベース Movie flyer database, Over 30,000 fliers are searchabe amd viewabe.
Film resource portal
Close-UP Its guiding principle is to provide access for everyone to film culture and history through our library, film screenings and publication of Vertigo magazine.
Vertigo Fully archived contents are available.
Kinema Club The site serves both to introduce its activities, such as the KineJapan mailing list and our conferences and workshops, as well promote information and thinking about films, research, bibliography, and education.
映画芸術 DIARY 『映画芸術』site, film-makers' interviews are available.