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One of the world’s biggest archive collections of film and television stills.

The BFI preserves more than 1.4 million still images featuring on- and off-screen moments, portraits of cinema’s most iconic names, as well as images of studios, cinemas, special events, technology and pre-cinema. The collection is one of the most extensive in the world.

Searching the collections

Search the BFI’s collections database to find out what images – as well as films, television programmes, scripts, books and journals – we hold.

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