Top 50 YouTube and Vimeo Channels for Filmmakers and Cinephiles

There are numerous film-related YouTube and Vimeo channels that hold thousands of high quality material about filmmaking. Whether you’re interested in directing, screenwriting, editing and cinematography, or interviews, behind-the-scene anecdotes, and making-of documentaries are really your thing, these are the channels and playlists we wholeheartedly recommend you to check out. Dear filmmakers, cinephiles, screenwriters, storytellers, movie buffs, film aficionados, or whatever you consider yourselves to be, take a look at this list of 50 great channels with countless hours of viewing pleasure.















Last but not least, there’s our own YT channel, where a whole bunch of film documentaries wait for you to dive in headfirst. You can also find us on Vimeo.

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  • Winterrr

    Wow.. Nice! Much appreciated!

  • Wonderful collection of the very best cinephile and film fan You Tube video chanells. We will use it immediately as our guide for education and research.

  • This is great!

    We also like to share about our curation of short films from ASIA!

    It’s great resource for those who are missing out on great local stories and talents here!

  • Tim O’Donnell

    I encourage everyone to check out Tony Zhou’s series Every Frame a Painting. Some really excellent film analysis in there. His videos occasionally pop up on the 35MM – A Group For Cinephiles channel that’s mentioned in this list. Great stuff!