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Film, Television Production and Visual Effects: Books & Films

Key Shelf Numbers for Film Books

This table will help you find the key shelf numbers in the library for books on film and television.

 070.18  Documentary film 791.430973

 American cinema

 302.2345  Television and popular culture  791.433  Animation
 384.54  Broadcasting  791.4352  Musicals
 384.55  Television industries  791.43615  Science fiction films
 725.8230941  Cinema Buildings, Great Britain  791.43616  Horror films
 778.5  Cinematography  791.43617  Comedy films
 778.535  Editing, film  791.43655  Film noir
 782.85  Music in film  791.4372  Screenplays
 791.43  Film, general  791.45  Television genres
 791.4301  Film theory, criticism  791.450232  Television, Production, Directing
 791.43015  Genres, film  791.456  Television Drama, Reality
 791.430232  Production, film  808.225  Writing for television
 791.430233  Directors, film  808.23  Screenwriting
 791.43025  Set Design, film    
 791.43026  Costume design    
 791.43028  Actors / Actresses    
 791.4309  History of cinema    
 791.430941  British cinema    
 791.430944  French Cinema    

Finding Films in the DVD Collection

The DVD collection is on the 1st Floor Wing of the Library and consists of feature films, documentaries and recordings of television programmes. DVDs can be borrowed for 7 days, they can be requested, but, can't be renewed.

Go to Library Search and enter the title of the film you want to see if we have it in stock

Foreign films are shelved under their original title not the English translation.

The general shelf number for feature films is 791.4372 and for television programmes is 791.4572.

Suggest a Book

Pile of books

Please complete the suggestion form in this link  for any book or DVD you want to recommend for the library