FIAF Databases

The FIAF Databases resource brings together contributions from experts around the world dedicated to film preservation, cataloguing and documentation. It is a fundamental reference tool for any film researcher.

The various databases are electronically available only as a set. They are not published separately in electronic format. However, the content of some databases included might also be available in paper or pdf format.

The FIAF Databases contains the following databases:

  • International Index to Film Periodicals
    The main database, the International Index to Film Periodicals, offers in-depth coverage of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals from 1972 to the present. The database includes almost 400,000 article references from more than 360 titles.
  • International Index to Television Periodicals
    The database International Index to Television Periodicals includes approximately 50,000 article references from 1979 to 2000. Please note that this database is no longer updated and that television-related references from film journals continue to be indexed in the International Index to Film Periodicals.
  • Treasures from the Film Archives
    The database Treasures from the Film Archives contains unique information about silent film holdings in international film archives. It provides filmographic and holdings information on over 53,000 silent shorts and features, fiction and non-fiction, from over 112 of the world's major film archives.

Information on electronic access to the FIAF Databases can be found HERE.