Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text

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The Definitive Online Tool for Film and Television Research

Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text is the pinnacle resource for researchers of film and television, providing the most comprehensive, balanced collection of full-text and bibliographic coverage from scholarly and popular sources, and spanning the entire spectrum of film and television studies. 

A Rich Resource with Broad, Quality Coverage

Within Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text, users have access to a wide variety of resources, including full-text film and television journals, international periodicals, monographs, yearbooks, conference papers and much more. 

This database, which is updated on a weekly basis, currently provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 400 publications and selected coverage for an additional 300 publications. Full text is also available for more than 150 journals and 160 books. Additionally, included within the collection are Variety movie reviews from 1914 to present and more than 36,300 images from the MPTV Image Archive.


…FTLIFT offers many unique and useful materials for the advanced film student. It is an important purchase for a college or university supporting advanced undergraduate or graduate studies in film or television.

– Choice, Schmitt, A., March 2009, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p1279-1279, 1/2p