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 The Internet Movie Database (IMDb)

An online database providing information on films, television shows, production personnel, etc. (IMDb)

 

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 Institut National de l'Audiovisuel (INA)

"As the world’s largest digital archive, Ina holds over 3.5 million hours of television and radio recordings, dating back to the earliest broadcasts, with a further 800,000 hours of legally deposited material added each year" (2 websites: INA or Institut National de l'Audiovisuel)

 

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British Film Institute (BFI)

A charity governed by a Royal Charter, the BFI was founded in 1933. It combines cultural, creative and industrial roles, bringing together the BFI National Archive and BFI Reuben Library, film distribution, exhibition and education at BFI Southbank and BFI IMAX, publishing and festivals. (BFI)

 

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An International Database of Shakespeare on Film, Television and Radio

An "authoritative online database of Shakespeare-related content in film, television, radio and video recordings" by the British Universities Film and Video Council. International in scope, it holds over 8,000 records dating from the 1890s to the present day (An International Database of Shakespeare on Film, Television and Radio).

 

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Theatre Seat Store

Contains many useful links to Discover Shakespeare: the Folger Shakespeare Library which explores the great writer Shakespeare and examines his works, collections, and biography; The Comlete Works of William Shakespeare: the Massachusetts Institute of Technology which offers an entire selection of William Shakespeare’s works including comedy, tragedy, history, and poetry; An Introduction to Mr. William Shakespeare: Palomar College which provides an in-depth study of William Shakespeare that includes study guides, his genealogy, and a timeline of important life events; William Shakespeare: the English department at the University of Minnesota examining the life and works of William Shakespeare; The Cleveland Press Shakespeare’s Photographs: Cleveland State University that provides an extensive resource that focuses on photographs from William Shakespeare’s plays; Electronic Shakespeare: Wake Forest University offering multiple resources for researchers that pertain to William Shakespeare’s life, works, teaching resources, and comprehensive sites with multiple resources; Absolute Shakespeare: an in-depth resource that provides information regarding William Shakespeare’s plays, sonnets, pictures, biography, controversy regarding authorship, poems, quotes, and more; Everything Shakespeare: Field of Themes provides free essays regarding William Shakespeare, his complete works, a message board, and biographical and historical information on the famous writer; The Interactive Shakespeare Project: the College of the Holy Cross provides an in-depth course on William Shakespeare that includes a teacher’s guide; Shakespeare Resource Center: Bardweb provides multiple resources regarding William Shakespeare including his biography, works, resources that help to understand Shakespeare’s language, and authorship debates; Shakespeare’s Life and Times: Internet Shakespeare Editions at the University of Victoria examines William Shakespeare’s life and literature; Shakespeare Online: Shakespeare Online examines the writer’s works and provides a glossary, resources for scholars, a quiz, and more; The Shakespeare Mystery: PBS’ Frontline examines the controversy surrounding the true identify of William Shakespeare; Shakespeare is Elementary: Crichton Park School provides resources for students studying Shakespeare. (http://www.theaterseatstore.com/shakespeare-inspirations)

 

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Shakespeare Performance in Asia

"This site offers an extensive collection of videos of Asian Shakespeare performances for scholars, students, and any one interested in Shakespeare or Asian cultures. Here you will also find interactive maps and timelines, interviews, biographies of directors and actors, for understanding intercultural Shakespeare." (Shakespeare Performance in Asia)

 

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Asian Shakespeares Visuals Database

"Shakespeare has been staged, filmed, translated, appropriated, and taught in Asia for several centuries, generating extraordinary artistic and intellectual energy. The meeting of Shakespeare and Asia has led to the transformation of traditions that has worked in both directions at once. This visuals database chronicles this exciting new wave of East-West intercultural theatre and cinema." (Asian Shakespeares Visuals Database)

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