Filming and Editing Resources

The CIMS program maintains camera, sound, and lighting equipment for students to use in our classrooms to complete film projects of their own.

Boston University also offers Adobe Creative Cloud for University students. This includes Adobe Premiere, Adobe’s video editing software. You can find a download below.

Adobe CC Software:

Adobe CC Resources:

Film Archives, Collections and Databases

At The Geddes Language lab at 685 Commonwealth Ave., 5th floor, you can find a catalog of films from various languages

The Howard Gottlieb Archive at Boston University hold subject guides in  Theater and Film, Hollywood Ten Television, Photography, and Mass Communications

Library Journals/Databases for film-research:

FIAF (Performing Arts database)

Media History Project 

Film Streaming Services



Alexander Street

Library of Congress

Student Rates