It is Essential for Writers to know who the dealmakers are and what scripts they have in development. These publications will help you keep your finger on the pulse of the film and television industry.

The following magazines contain everything from film revues and interviews to daily cinema figures and analysis of the latest trends within screenwriting in the UK and abroad.

Each listing below relates directly to an appropriate web site, so you can take out a subscription or enjoy lots of information and archive articles for free.

Zoetrope’s quarterly literary publication was founded by Francis Ford Coppola in 1997 to explore the intersection of story, art, fiction and film.

Bright Lights
One of the best film journals online that examines classic, commercial, and independent films from a wide range of view points from the aesthetic to the political.

The weekly publication for the TV industry with news items and BARB viewing figures
Dutch magazine of film reviews, theory and criticism.
Close Up
Quarterly UK film magazine. On this site you will find a selection of articles that appear in the printed edition, alongside new features and reviews.

News, upcoming releases, box office results (UK), forum, and more. Videos and DVDs are also well covered.

Film Journal
Movie reviews, news, and interviews for Hollywood, indy, and foreign films.
Presents an insider's perspective on the world of independent filmmaking.
Film Threat
Covers cult films, underground shorts, alternative films and independent features.
Large database of reviews of foreign films, written and rated by its users.
Future Movies
British movie review guide features profiles of new movies, cinema releases and latest DVD film reviews. Includes interviews and filmmaking news.
Guardian Unlimited Film
Film news and reviews from the Guardian and Observer newspapers.
Hollywood Reporter
Provides insider industry news on who's doing what in Hollywood.
Hollywood Scriptwriter
A solid resource tool for screenwriters, producers, directors, and book-to-movie writers. Articles reveal what’s going on in the film industry, with advice from the experts.
US magazine on indy filmmaking.
Quality reviews and analytical articles on old and recent movies, and popular culture.
Inside Film
Directory of all the film festivals that take place around the world.

Intelligent UK magazine that concentrates on mainly art house and independent films.
A site that sets to burst the bubble of the Hollywood hype machine.
Guide to independent filmmaking from around the world.
Popular movie magazine with articles and features about mainstream films and celebrities.
Nitrate Online
Eclectic mix of movie reviews.
Features Hollywood movie news, reviews and previews, celebrity interviews and inside stories.
Provides information on upcoming movie releases and international film production calendar for major and independent studios worldwide.
Rotten Tomatoes
Reviews and previews of Hollywood movies and videos from the nation's critics.
Screen International provides daily film industry news from around the globe, reviews from the world’s leading festivals and box office comment from every major territory.
A UK based bi-monthly print magazine for everyone who works with film and television scripts.
Senses of Cinema
Online film journal devoted to the serious and eclectic discussion of cinema.
Sight and Sound
Well-known magazine from the British Film Institute, complete with in depth reviews and interviews.
Strictly Film School
Great online journal offering a collection of short essays featuring groundbreaking filmmakers' notable films.
Urban Cinefile
Online magazine devoted to Australian films.
Whether it's film or television, music or radio, interactive media or publishing, this is the bible of the showbiz industry.
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