Film and Television Journals and Magazines
These journals and magazines have free full-text archives available online. Available publication dates are listed, and the descriptions of each journal come from their respective websites. 

Acta Universitatis Sapientiae, Film and Media Studies.
from 2013 to present. 
The journal publishes articles in all areas of film and media studies. Within this general area, however, we lay a special emphasis on the following topics either from a theoretical point of view or in the form of in-depth case studies:
  • newest trends in world cinema and the cinema of Eastern Europe,
  • questions regarding intermediality or media convergence in cinema and new media,
  • the relationship between image, body and sound in moving images,
  • the relationship between fiction and reality in cinema,
  • moving images in the context of the called "post medium" condition.

from 2011 to present.
Alphaville is a fully peer-reviewed online journal edited and published by staff, PhD and postdoctoral researchers in Film and Screen Media at University College Cork, Ireland.
Alphaville offers a dynamic international forum open to the discussion of all aspects of film and screen media history, theory and criticism through multiple research methodologies and perspectives. It cultivates inspiring, cutting-edge research, and seeks work that displays a clear engagement with current debates and with methodological issues.

from 1977 to 1982.
Ciné-Tracts was founded in 1977 and edited by Ron Burnett until it ceased publication in late 1982. During that time, the journal published seventeen issues (1,247 pages). Ciné-Tracts helped to solidify the growing Film/Cultural Studies area by working from an interdisciplinary orientation. A variety of people worked for the Journal and contributed to it. These include, Martin Walsh, Teresa de Lauretis, Stephen Heath, Raymond Williams, John Berger, Hart Cohen, Peter Harcourt, Zuzana Pick, Martha Burnett, Saul Landau, Bruce Elder, Peter Ohlin, Patricia Mellencamp and David Bordwell. 

from 09/01/1975 to 2015.
Journal of reviews of horror, fantasy, and science fiction films.

CINEJ cinema journal      
from 2011 to present.
CINEJ Cinema Journal is a peer-reviewed semiannually (Jan/July) published international Cinema Journal. It is published by the University Library System, University of Pittsburgh and is cosponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Press. 

Cinema (Lisbon, Portugal)      
from 2010 to present.
Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image is an international peer-reviewed publication dedicated to the philosophical inquiry, not just into film, but into cinema in the broadest sense, that is, including video, television, and new media. The journal publishes original critical articles, book reviews, conference reports, interviews, and makes available art work within the field of philosophical research on the moving image. It accepts submissions in English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Contemporaneity (Pittsburgh, PA)      
from 2011 to present.
Contemporaneity: Historical Presence in Visual Culture is a scholarly, peer-reviewed online publication edited by graduate students in the Department of History of Art & Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh. Through scholarly writings from a number of academic disciplines in the humanities, together with contributions from artists and filmmakers, Contemporaneity maps the diverse ways in which cultures use visual means to record, define, and interrogate their historical context and presence in time.

Creative screenwriting      
from 2003 to present.
Creative Screenwriting is the premiere online magazine for screenwriters, with articles and advice on all aspects of screenwriting, from the best in the business.

Electric sheep      
from 2007 to 2013.
Electric Sheep is the online magazine for lovers of offbeat, left-field and cult cinema. It celebrates the celluloid dreams of the most outlandish, provocative and visionary directors, the marginal and the transgressive, the poetic and the subversive. 

Images (Kansas City, Mo. : 1996)      
from 08/01/1996 to 2004.
Images published articles and reviews about movies, television, videos, and other popular visual arts. Images was a quarterly journal.

Jump cut
from 1974 to 2006.
JUMP CUT: A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA is run on a nonprofit basis by its staff and is not affiliated with or supported by any institution. Begun in 1974 as a film publication, JUMP CUT now publishes material on film, television, video, new media, and related media and cultural analysis. 

Kinokultura: New Russian Cinema      
from 02/01/2003 to present.
This quarterly journal considers for publication original manuscripts on contemporary Russian visual culture, especially cinema, as well as festival reports. Film reviews are also published.

Movie: a Journal of Film Criticism (Warwick)      
from 2010 to present.
Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism, is a refereed open access publication whose aim is to create a forum for the range of analysis, debate and discussion that only a journal devoted to a detailed film criticism can adequately provide. We are committed to publishing rigorous but accessible critical writing, at a variety of lengths, that is responsive to the detailed texture and artistry of film and television, old and new. We also welcome articles that illuminate concepts, analytical methods and questions in film aesthetics that are of significance to film criticism. The journal is published annually.

from 1997 to present.
Based in Montréal, Offscreen is a wide-ranging film journal that covers film festivals, retrospectives, film forums, and both popular and more academic events. Part of our mandate is to cover the Montreal film scene, but within an international context. Unlike most online journals that offer the brief review format, Offscreen features extensive interviews, in-depth festival coverage, and lengthy, well-researched essays.

from 03/01/1996 to 2009.
A Danish journal of film studies (most articles in English). Articles from 2007 to 2009 are peer-reviewed.

Reel west digest and magazine
from 2009 to 2016.
The Digest: Western Canada's film industry Production Bible. Find everything for all your production services and facilities needs.
The Magazine: Highlighting the people, places and events that shape the Western Canadian film industry for over 20 years.

Scope (Nottingham, England)      
from 1999 to 2014.
Scope is a fully peer-reviewed online journal edited by staff and students in the Department of Culture, Film and Media and Institute for Screen Industries Research at the University of Nottingham. Scope provides a forum for discussion of all aspects of film and television history, theory and criticism.

Screening the past
from 1997 to 2012.
Welcome to Screening The Past’s series of Occasional Papers, an initiative to extend the space of the journal and publish essays and articles longer than the customary 5000 word length. Three Occasional Papers will be published within a year and released in between each issue of the journal.

Senses of cinema      
from 11/20/1999 to present.
Senses of Cinema is an online journal devoted to the serious and eclectic discussion of cinema. We believe cinema is an art that can take many forms, from the industrially-produced blockbuster to the hand-crafted experimental work; we also aim to encourage awareness of the histories of such diverse forms. As an Australian-based journal, we have a special commitment to the regular, wide-ranging analysis and critique of Australian cinema, past and present.

from 1993 to 2012.
Founded in 1993, Vertigo has established itself as a reference for the discussion of film culture and history. Vertigo offers a diverse range of critical views, committed to inspire and engage with audiences, academics and practitioners alike.
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