The following selection of recommendations refers to freely accessible magazines relating to the area of film culture as well as scientific articles on the topic.
Alphaville Journal of Film and Screen Media
Alphaville is a fully peer-reviewed online journal edited and published by the Department of Film and Screen Media at University College Cork, Ireland.
A magazine of film culture past and present, with new articles, interviews, and videos published every day.
Europa Cinema. Network Review
Network Review presents feature articles on the current situation of European film theatres and festivals.
Film Studies For Free
A pluralist, pro bono, web-archive of examples of, links to, and comment on, online, Open Access, film and audiovisual media studies resources of note.
Three issues of a quarterly focusing on film festivals, published by the German film industry magazine Blickpunkt:Film in 2018 against the background of the growing importance of the film festival sector.
The Journal of Festive Studies
Published online once a year, this Journaldraws together academics from all disciplines who share an interest in festivities, including holiday celebrations, family rituals, carnivals, religious feasts, processions and parades, civic commemorations, etc.
This quarterly and magazine of the Bundesverband kommunale Filmarbeit (Federal Association of Municipal Film Work), focuses on film art and cinema culture and sees itself as critical, alert and aware of the (future) opportunities of changing cinema. (German only)
A peer-reviewed, open-access journal that supports critical studies of media industries, institutions, and policies worldwide.
Journal focusing on the scientific challenges of a changing media society, the theory and history of audiovisual communication, especially film and television. (German only)
NECSUS – European Journal of Medie Studies
An international, peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal of media studies published by Amsterdam University Press. Special attention should be paid to the regular festival reviews in the NECSUS edited by Marijke de Valck and Skadi Loist.
Theopen access, peer reviewed Journal of Film, Media, and Culture is published twice annually (winter and summer) and focuses on film, media, and cultural studies.
A magazine with regular information on current developments and background information in the short film sector. (in German and English)