Interdisciplinary guide to key educational video resources
Selected Interdisciplinary Video Vendors
- >160 DVDs on Spanish literature, theatre, cinema, folklore (Flamenco)...
- Available in Zone 0, PAL or NTSC systems
British Film Institute: www.bfi.org.uk/shop.html
- On topics such as: animation, early cinema, films and filmmakers; some art, architecture, and music
- BUFVC Hermes database provides details of over 25,000 audio-visual programmes in distribution throughout the UK.
- Subjects: most academic subject areas
- Audience: higher and further education
Bullfrog Films US publisher of independently- produced, environmental DVDs & videos, that point the way to living healthily, happily, and with greater concern for the other inhabitants of this planet, and for our descendants
Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre: www.cfmdc.org
Curio.ca : Curio.ca gives streaming access to the best in educational video and audio from CBC and Radio-Canada; a wealth of primary-source content in English and French, including the latest from CBC's award-winning documentaries (television and radio), news, drama, children's programming and more.
Ciné Fête: www.cinefete.ca
- An educational video distributor in Canada covering all subjects
- Elementary to post-secondary level content
- Representing leading independent producers in Canada and several from Europe
- "custom-crafted theatrical and semi-theatrical releases"
- "A non-profit educational documentary film distributor that explores social, political, environmental and spiritual issues" which fall into subject areas from art to religion
Distribution Access: www.distributionaccess.com/new/canada.cfm
- Distributor of >10,000 educational titles
Documentary Educational Resources: www.der.org
- Produces, distributes and promotes quality ethnographic and documentary films from around the world on all topics, including art (photography, architecture), dance, media studies, music, performance, urban
- Distributor of >12,000 educational media titles
- Subjects: all areas of study from art to science
- Films for the Humanities & Sciences (for higher education)
- Meridian Education Corporation (elementary school to adult education)
- Cambridge Educational (junior-senior high school/vocational/adult education)
- Shopware (skills-based)
- Also ABC news, American Public TV (APT), BBC, Bill Moyers, CBC, CBS news, Clio Awards, Deutsche Welle, Discovery Channel, HBO, Information Television Network (ITN), NFB of Canada, Newshour, Open University, United Nations, Wide Angle
First Run / Icarus Films:
- Distributor of >900 documentary films,
*Image Entertainment: www.image-entertainment.com
- Home entertainment company that distributes videos through retailers
- Includes popular music and opera, television, comedy...
- Subjects: all areas of study from art to science
- Audience: university, secondary and vocational
- Educational and classroom use.
- Canada's leading distributor of training resources
Kartemquin Films: www.kartemquin.com
- Independent filmmakers developing documentary as a vehicle to deepen our understanding of society through everyday human drama.
Kinetic Video: www.kineticvideo.com
- Canadian distributor of educational and training audio/visual resources to organizations and institutions
- Subjects: health, social, addictions, business and education
Genres: American Independent, Avant Garde, Cult, Documentary, Drama, Film Noir, Gay & Lesbian, Horror, Literary Adaptations, National Film Registry, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Short Films, Silent, Women Directors
*Kultur International Films: www.kultur.com
- "Specializing in the world's greatest performing arts and cultural programming on DVD"
- Over one thousand titles featuring the legends of Opera, Ballet, Classical, Rock, Pop and Soul music
- A large collection of art, literature and history programs; as seen on Public Television, The Discovery Channel, The History Channel, Ovation, Bravo and many other networks
McIntyre Media: www.mcintyre.ca
- Distributor of non-theatrical video in Canada
- Subjects: education, heath and corporate training
McNabb Connolly: www.mcnabbconnolly.ca
- Distributor of educational media in Canada
- Subjects: all areas of study from art to science as well as Canadian studies content
- Audience: kindergarten to university/adult
- An independent film company producing documentaries on the arts
- Subjects: films and videos on art, architecture, music and dance.
Multicultural Books and Videos: www.mcbv.com
- For foreign language materials
National Film Board of Canada: www.nfb.ca
- Canada's public film producer and distributor of >12,000 productions of socially engaged documentary, auteur animation, alternative drama and more
- Subjects: all areas of study from art to science with significant Canadian studies content;
many available in both French and English
- Audience: all ages
- "A filmmaker-run distribution company providing award-winning films to educators since 1971.
- More than 100 filmmaker members, delivers over 150 titles that illuminate, challenge and inspire.
RG Training: www.rgtraining.ca
- Distributes business training video programs that can be delivered in a variety of formats: streaming, DVD, on-line learning, and web-based. Many programs available in French.
Seventh Art: www.7thart.com
- Distributes foreign and independent documentaries and narrative films, specializing in Jewish History and Culture, LGBT, International and Human Rights, Music, Popular Culture and a wide variety of other issues.
- Creating socially relevant independent documentary films on issues of human rights and the quest for justice.
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