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Our collection comprises nearly 480,000 works, including documents, periodicals, equipment, photographs, posters and, of course, films.

  • 40,000 films and videos
  • 30,000 television broadcasts
  • 28,000 posters
  • 800,000 photos
  • 2,300 pieces of vintage equipment
  • 23,000 scripts and production documents
  • 45,000 books
  • 6,000 periodicals
  • 8,000 reference videos
  • 2,000 costumes, props and miscellaneous artifacts

The full catalogue can be consulted through our database.

Several directors, films and events made a lasting impact on cinema in Quebec and the rest of Canada. Deepen your knowledge of the world of cinema with our dossiers enhanced with archival documents.
With the website discover the portable cameras that shaped the history of cinema and learn about the cameras through film clips, informative fact sheets, podcasts and a virtual filmmaking activity. You can even try out the cameras by filming a clip in the Shoot your own Scene section.
We issue a variety of publications. All are linked to our mission of exhibiting materials; they help raise the profile of Quebec, Canadian and international cinema. Old periodicals and programming flyers can be found here.

Professional research

We provide online access to our entire catalogue for researchers working on in-depth projects. This research tool includes complementary information on items in the collection, in many cases with visuals.

Collections services

In addition to managing our collections, we offer a variety of online services through our website.