PLCEW does not provide a comprehensive list of links of creative resources however we do maintain a select list of outstanding sites.

Visitors are welcome to recommend sites which they consider will be useful to creatives please send your recommendation to

Animation World Network

Animation World Magazine’s online resource centre. Do you want to animate it? Start here.

AV Media Resources

A well-presented site with product reviews, service directories, tips for independent filmmakers, and a host of other resources for audio-visual industry professionals.

Desktop Video (

Loads of information for new and seasoned DV filmmakers alike, including buying guides, product reviews, and post-production help.

Film Underground

This site rocks! A massive collection of information on all stages of the indie film production process.

FilmFour Making Movies

FilmFour, the champion of British independent film production, offers an incredible volume of information and inspiration for new and independent filmmakers through the Making Movies section of its site. Filmmaking

UK-based FutureMovies offers a host of articles and interviews.

This site provides an extensive and growing archive of links to filmmaking articles and sites around the world. A great resource!


The news service for indie filmmakers. Website and get their daily email briefing.

Internet Movie Database (IMDB)

The mother of Internet film sites! Everything you ever needed to know about films. IMDBPro service offers a range of additional information for filmmakers and film industry professionals.


One of the leading production services handbooks, with the online version you can search for over 35,000 production services companies from 65 countries worldwide.

Microbudget Movies

An excellent resource covering the process of microbudget moviemaking from start to finish. Includes useful case studies.


A huge collection of free resources for UK filmmakers. Covers funding, stats, contacts, company info, festival listings, weekly news and interviews, submission reminders, screening groups, and more. A great section on UK and International funding too!


Bought to you by the Elemental Films, this site hosts a growing collection of excellent articles on digital filmmaking. UK-focused site, but the articles will be of interest to all!

BAFTA -The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is the UK’s leading organisation promoting and rewarding the best in film, television and interactive media.

BBC film website

Particularly useful for current films, interviews and links to “official” movie websites.

Film festivals

The leading site on film festivals and motion picture events, dedicated to showcasing festivals around the world and fostering filmmaking talent.

Internet Movie Database

Database information on just about any film, film star or genre you can think of.

625 Television Room

Offers a lot of news and information about television and some useful links to other information and cult sites.

Site on general documentary filmmaking

Lots of good hints on documentary filmmaking

One of the best community sites in the UK for documentary filmmakers with lots of useful filmmaking cribs.

A great community site with very advanced documentary production courses for responsible documentary filmmaking.

The totally essential site for absolutely everything related to making a film.

Where to find the Commissioning Editors of TV channels

National Geographic Television

Sites for Film Distributors who can sell your documentary films

The largest distributor of ethnographic films to the educational market in America.

A mine of information about where to find documentaries and to distribute yours.