Online Film and Media Studies Journals

Latest update: March 31, 2014
A-Z list of links to online, Open Access, English-language Film-Studies related e-journals and other relevant scholarly, periodical websites with at least some OA content
(Film Studies For Free's favourite journal titles are in bold
  1. 16:9 (Eng-lang articles in Danish Film Studies Journal)
  2. Acidemic Journal of Film and Media
  3. ACTA Universitatis Sapientiae, Film and Media Studies (hat tip to Adrian Martin)
  4. Afterall Online Journal (on artists' film and video)
  5. Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media 
  6. Alternate Takes (a superior film criticism website with post-doctoral contributors) 
  7. Americana (Hollywood) : the Journal of American Popular Culture
  8. Anime Essays 
  9. Animation Studies
  10. Antenna: Responses to Media and Culture
  11. Audiovisual Thinking: The Journal of Academic Videos
  12. Bright Lights Film Journal
  13. CineAction (sample articles)
  14. Cineaste
  15. Cine-Excess
  16. The Cine-Files
  17. Cinema Journal (free sample issue)
  18. Cinema Scope
  19. Cinephile
  20. Ciné-Tracts: A Journal of Film, Communication, Culture and Politics (ARCHIVE 1977-1982)
  21. Colloquy 
  22. Consciousness, Literature and the Arts
  23. Critical Studies in Television
  24. Criticine (Southeast Asian Cinema)
  25. CTheory.net
  26. Culture Machine
  27. débordements
  28. DIGICULT
  29. DOCUMENTARY BOX (Yamagata Film Festival article archive) [hat tip Adrian Martin]
  30. e-flux art journal
  31. Entertext - Animation Special Issue (ed. by Paul Ward)
  32. Excursions
  33. Experimental Conversations (Cork Film Centre Journal)
  34. Fandom Research
  35. Fanthropology
  36. Fast Capitalism Not too much on film, but excellent articles on new media, etc.
  37. Fibreculture Journal
  38. Film Historia (Index to English-Language articles)
  39. Filmicon: Journal of Greek Film Studies
  40. Film International: filmint.
  41. FILM: Danish Film Institute Film Magazine
  42. Film-Philosophy
  43. Film Quarterly (some free articles in each issue)
  44. Film Studies (ARCHIVE 2004-2007)
  45. FlowTV
  46. Forum
  47. fps: framespersecond (on animation) ARCHIVE ONLY)
  48. Frames Cinema Journal (inaugural issue on Film and Moving Image Studies Re-Born Digital? guest-edited by Catherine Grant of FSFF) 
  49. Frieze Magazine (online sections)
  50. Genders
  51. German Films Quarterly (English-language articles)
  52. hyperrhiz: new media cultures
  53. Hz Journal
  54. Illusions: New Zealand Moving Image and Performing Arts Criticism 
  55. Image and Narrative
  56. Images: A Journal of Film and Popular Culture 
  57. INCITE! A journal of experimental media & radical aesthetics
  58. IndianAuteur
  59. InMedia, an online French Journal, in English, of Media and Media Representations in the English-Speaking World
  60. In Media Res
  61. Institute of Network Cultures 
  62. Intellect New Journals (free online issues)
  63. INTENSITIES: The Journal of Cult Media 
  64. International Journal of Žižek Studies
  65. New [in]Transition: Journal of Videographic Film and Moving Image Studies
  66. Irish Communications Review (ARCHIVE)
  67. Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
  68. JOAN'S DIGEST Feminist Film Studies and Criticism
  69. Journal of Aesthetics and Culture
  70. The Journal for Artistic Research 
  71. Journal of Film Preservation (FIAF) 
  72. Journal of the Moving Image
  73. The Journal of Media practice: SCREENWORKS
  74. Journal of Moving Image Studies (ARCHIVE 2002-2007)
  75. Journal of Religion and Film
  76. Journal of European Television History and Culture
  77. Jump Cut
  78. Kinephanos: Popular Culture Film Studies
  79. Kinocultura 
  80. Limina: a journal of historical and cultural studies
  81. LOLA (edited by Adrian Martin and Girish Shambu)
  82. M/C Journal: A journal of Media and Culture
  83. MediaCommons Press
  84. MEDIA FIELDS JOURNAL: Critical Explorations in Media and Space
  85. Media History Monographs
  86. Mediascape
  87. Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication (first issue 1 online)
  88. Midnight Eye (Japanese Cinema)
  89. Millennium Film Journal (avant-garde cinema and practice) (items gradually available online)
  90. MOVIE: A Journal of Film Criticism
  91. Moving Image Source
  92. NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies
  93. Networking Knowledge: Journal of the MeCCSA Post-Graduate Network (PGN)
  94. Neural
  95. Offscreen Journal
  96. Other Voices (ARCHIVE)
  97. P.O.V (A Danish Journal of Film Studies) (ARCHIVE 1996-2009)
  98. PARTICIPATIONS: A Journal of Audience Research
  99. Photogénie 
  100. Post Identity (ARCHIVE 1997-2007)
  101. PsyArt
  102. Refractory: a Journal of Entertainment Media
  103. Reverse Shot
  104. Revue LISA / LISA e-journal
  105. Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge
  106. Rouge
  107. Savage Cinema (on horror cinema)
  108. Scan: Journal of Media Arts and Culture (Handy Index
  109. Scene 360 (quarterly online film and arts magazine)
  110. Scope: an on-line journal of film studies
  111. Screen (Open Access material)
  112. Screen Culture
  113. Screen Machine 
  114. Screening the Past
  115. Senses of Cinema
  116. SFRA Review (Science Fiction Research Assocation - delayed access. Scroll down on page for index)
  117. Sight and Sound (some articles online) 
  118. Silent film journals online (List maintained by Luke McKernan at The Bioscope)
  119. Skepsi - Interdisciplinary graduate journal
  120. Static Mass Emporium (a high quality, independent film journal and criticism website informed by film studies)
  121. Studies in Popular Culture
  122. SYNOPTIQUE: The Journal of Film and Film Studies
  123. The Film Journal (ARCHIVE 2002-2006)
  124. The New Everyday - A MediaCommons Project
  125. Transformative Works and Cultures
  126. Undercurrent (Fipresci)
  127. Vectors
  128. Vertigo Magazine (now at Close Up)
  129. Views Reviews Interviews (Scholarly journal mostly on Indian Cinema)
  130. Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture (WPCC)
  131. Wide Screen
  132. World Picture Journal