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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


A Media Commons Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the media production process.

How to Begin

Follow the steps below to begin your research. To find additional resources, use the navigation on the left.

Library Catalog

Suggested Keywords for searching in Library Catalog or in Library Databases:

  • Filmmaking
  • Motion Pictures-Production and direction
  • Cinematography
  • Acting Direction