50 Favorite Online Channels of Filmmakers and Cinephiles

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YouTube and Vimeo are two of the best things to ever happen to film, for within their bottomless archives lie tens of thousands of hours of remarkable cinema resources. Whether you’re a Director, Screenwriter, Editor, Director of Photography, or just an addicted movie buff, there’s enough here to last you at least a few lifetimes.

Honestly, there’s so much great stuff it’s daunting, so we thought we’d help you with the legwork of finding the best of the best. Among these sites there are countless treasures, ranging from rare interviews to multi-hour documentaries.

Enjoy. See you in a few years.

1. Every Frame a Painting

https://www.youtube.com/user/everyframeapainting

2. Film School Thru Commentaries

https://www.youtube.com/user/filmschoolcomments/videos?flow=grid&view=0

3. Eyes on Cinema

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtPx9e7WNFtvtHaAU6WqXlA/videos

4. UK TV — Cinemania

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfHTYfzcBN7-EKTE1XZcqNA/videos

5. 35 MM — A Group for Cinephiles

https://vimeo.com/groups/35mmandrisdamburs

6. VHS Video Vault

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOv6laHcBWbmT_fHI4rc5LQ/videos

7. Vashi Nedomansy

https://www.youtube.com/user/vashifilms/videos

8. CinemaIsTheLife

https://www.youtube.com/user/CinemaIsTheLife/videos

9. William Forsche

https://www.youtube.com/user/WilliamForsche2/videos

10. Laurent Touil Tartour

https://www.youtube.com/user/LaurentTouilTartour/videos

11. Filmfinders (no embeds)

https://www.youtube.com/user/Filmfinders/videos

12. PAL | Soundtrack Specialist

https://www.youtube.com/user/soundtrackspecialist/videos

13. Charles M

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZd3F8gzpQ4

14. Documentales Olvidados

https://www.youtube.com/user/Documentalesolvidado/videos

15. BAFTA Guru

https://www.youtube.com/user/BAFTAGuru/videos

16. Kanal von cinematographos

https://www.youtube.com/user/cinematographos/videos?view=0&flow=grid

17. Filmman CineMix

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpGAdvQxnTMV95z3natqLqQ/videos

18. Schambess

https://www.youtube.com/user/schambess/videos

19. Sticking Place Films

https://www.youtube.com/user/TheStickingPlace/videos

20. DarkInc Artist

https://www.youtube.com/user/DarkInc1Design/videos

21 (no embeds)

http://www.veoh.com/list/u/YuiopsDocos3

22. Kcanonizadofilmmaker

https://www.youtube.com/user/kcanonizadofilmmaker/videos

23. Elkemonkey’s channel

https://www.youtube.com/user/elkemonkey/videos

24. Movies and clips’ channel

25. Neil Bowyer

https://www.youtube.com/user/neilbowyer/videos

26. Stony03

https://www.youtube.com/user/Stony03/videos?flow=grid&view=0

27. Toddysfins

https://www.youtube.com/user/Toddysfins/videos?flow=grid&view=0

28. Rod Willerton

https://www.youtube.com/user/rodwillerton/videos

29. VintageEuroTV

https://www.youtube.com/user/VintageEuroTV/videos

30. Interviews & Serials

https://www.youtube.com/user/IMBakz/videos?flow=grid&view=0

31. Writer’s Guild Foundation

https://www.youtube.com/user/WGFoundation/videos?view=0&flow=grid

32. Welaughatstupidsh**’s Channel

https://www.youtube.com/user/welaughatstupidshit/videos?view=0&flow=grid

33. BillBoggsTV

https://www.youtube.com/user/BillBoggsTV/videos?flow=grid&view=0

34. 24fpsfan

https://www.youtube.com/user/24fpsfan/videos?flow=grid&view=0

35. TIFF: Film Master Classes

https://www.youtube.com/user/tiff/videos?view=0

36. Directors Series with John A. Gallagher

https://www.youtube.com/user/directorsSeries/videos?view=0&flow=grid

37. TheNightLoner55′s channel

https://www.youtube.com/user/TheNightLoner55/videos?flow=grid&view=0

38. The Film Society at Lincoln Center

https://www.youtube.com/user/filmlincdotcom/videos?view=0&flow=grid

39. The Seventh Art

https://www.youtube.com/user/seventhartseries/videos?view=0

40. The DP/30 channel

https://www.youtube.com/user/TheHotButton/videos?flow=grid&view=0

41. Docuville25 (no embeds)

http://www.dailymotion.com/user/docuville25/1

42. Ukfilmlover (no embeds)

http://veehd.com/search?usr=126042&t=abc

43. PaulKuK0’s channel

https://www.youtube.com/user/PaulKuK0/videos?view=0

44. La cosa empezó así

https://www.youtube.com/user/renrodka/videos?flow=grid&view=0

45. Le Making Of

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFpCWflsSSOsp9ntanLDlrA/videos

46. Kâmera (no embeds)

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFRXDp7gRCKo-qjCAM5ZEoA/videos

47. Curtis Hayden

https://www.youtube.com/user/curtysbeat/videos

48. Cinephilia & Beyond

https://www.youtube.com/user/CinephiliaArchive

49. Really that Good

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCy92fXa6yBrLnKdW1pYJlMw

50. Official MST3K

https://www.youtube.com/user/mst3kofficial

Kudos to our friends at Cinephilia & Beyond for compiling the greater part of this list. If you haven’t seen their site, you’re going to love it. One of our current favorite pieces is “The Most Complete Investigation in the Origins and Making of Citizen Kane.” Fantastic read.

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