Why choose Film ID?

Lending rigour and depth to film study

across a range of disciplines

Film ID gives academic institutions access to the information previously only available to entertainment industry executives. The rankings are particularly powerful – a graphical representation of rankings of 1,000 films per week delivers granular detail to inform research and facilitate new findings. The impact of new digital media channels on film performance is also revealed. The sales rankings tell the story of the impact of music on society and cultures.

Giving academics and academic institutions a competitive edge

    • Makes new lines of academic enquiry possible
    • Reveals the impact of film in social, political, and cultural contexts worldwide
    • Facilitates rigorous investigation in the humanities
    • Provides the opportunity to deliver new and inventive courses
    • Supports the trend towards interdisciplinary academic study
    • Attracts new students seeking industry-applied research opportunities
    • Facility to export data and graphs for use in articles, papers and lectures
    • Safeguards the quality of research

Reliability, flexibility and breadth and depth of coverage for busy librarians

    • Simple to access, easy to use
    • Reliable platform with options for remote access
    • Keeps track of usage and statistics
    • A popular resource that is attractive to students and enhances coursework
    • Gives academic institutions an advantage with new and unique information
    • Supports interdisciplinary studies, film, business and the humanities

Helping students uncover new and exciting ways to study and challenge

    • Easy to access, use and explore
    • Builds understanding of the commercial context of film
    • Facility to export data and graphs for use in coursework
    • Gives access to broader research material and new lines of enquiry
    • Shows where connections exist in subjects and genres
    • Links academic study with real world opportunities in the arts, media and publishing