|Pick a film from a particular year or decade, identify films by a certain DP.
||Film Indexes Online
|Identify a New York release date.
||New York Times (1851-2006)
|Read one month of Variety.
||Variety is available in microfilm, Micro- film Per. 206, in the lower level of Paley Library
|Note citations to articles about industry trends and that reference the film.
||To keep track of citations and easily format them for bibliographies, try RefWorks
|Identify the studio your DP was associated with.
||Film Indexes Online or check the International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers or the library catalog to find a biography of your DP
|Using at least six scholarly secondary sources, compile an annotated bibliography that includes...
||See the Annotated Bibliography tab for tips and examples
- studio's economic history
- some internal unit or personnel
- director-producer relationship
- film or films released by the studio
- censorship or legal issues facing the studio
|Use information gleaned from books and journal articles about the studios. Try these databases for articles: Film & Television Literature, MLA Bibliography, American History and Life, and Peridicals Archive Online