For commercial film researchers, we have a team of experienced specialist curators who can offer assistance. You can contact them at filmcommercial@iwm.org.uk Monday - Friday: 10am-5pm (closed on Bank Holidays).

They can provide advice on the IWM film collections including researching online, researching film material that is not yet listed online, viewing appointments, ordering time-coded DVD screeners, licence fees and the supply of broadcast format copies.

For museums, armed forces, veterans and their immediate family, students, family history researchers and filmmakers involved with the IWM Short Film Festival, we can offer a limited bespoke viewing and copying service. For details of these services and advice on accessing the IWM film collection for such purposes, please contact film@iwm.org.uk. Their hours of business are the same for those of the commercial film team.

If you already have an appointment to view film IWM London's All Saints Annexe, you can download a map with its location here.

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Night time scene showing a bombed building on fire in London during the Blitz, 1940.
© IWM (HU 67287)
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