Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text

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The definitive online tool for film and television research

This database is an essential resource for film and television research. It is a comprehensive bibliographic and full-text database covering the entire spectrum of television and film.

Movie reviews and more

This database provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for hundreds of publications (and selected coverage of 300), as well as full text for more hundreds of journals and books. In addition, Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text includes Variety movie reviews from 1914 to present and over 36,300 images from the MPTV Image Archive.

Wide array of subjects including: 


  • Cinematography
  • Film & Television Theory
  • Preservation & Restoration
  • Production
  • Reviews
  • Technical Aspects
  • Screenwriting
  • And more...