Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science is a professional honorary organization of over 6,000 moviemaking professionals and was founded to advance the arts and sciences of motion pictures.
The Acting Center’s revolutionary technique creates uniformly confident actors who can create any character and emotion, in any situation—instantaneously. You will learn to become a character in a profoundly realistic way. Our students include beginning actors, Golden Globe winners and Oscar nominees.
Since 1982, The Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers (AMPTP) has been the trade association responsible for negotiating virtually all the industry-wide guild and union contracts, including the American Federation of Musicians (AFM); American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA); Directors Guild of America (DGA); International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE); International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW); Laborers Local 724; Screen Actors Guild (SAG); Teamsters Local 399, and Writers Guild of America (WGA).
American Cinema Editors is an honorary society of motion picture editors founded in 1950.
The American Cinema Foundation was founded in 1994 by a group of Hollywood writers and producers who were troubled by their perception that in American filmmaking, all too often the choice of moral or historical perspectives is limited.
Everyday the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada helps thousands of musicians just like you. We are the largest organization in the world representing the interests of professional musicians. Whether negotiating fair agreements, protecting ownership of recorded music, securing benefits such as health care and pension, or lobbying our legislators, the AFM is committed to raising industry standards and placing the professional musician in the foreground of the cultural landscape.
AFI is a national institute providing leadership in screen education and the recognition and celebration of excellence in the art of film, television and digital media. AFI trains the next generation of filmmakers at its world-renowned Conservatory, maintains America's film heritage through the AFI Catalog of Feature Films and explores new digital technologies in entertainment and education through the AFI Digital Content Lab and K-12 Screen Education Center.
The American Film Market, held annually in Santa Monica, is produced by IFTA. The event brings together those companies who control films rights (sellers) and those who need films to distribute through theaters and other media in their home countries (buyers).
Established in 1940, American Humane’s Film & Television Unit is the leading authority on the safe use of animals in film. We are the only animal welfare organization in the world with on-set jurisdiction from the Screen Actors Guild to supervise the use of animals.
American Society of Cinematographers is an educational, cultural and professional organization offering invitation-only membership to distinguished cinematographers.
Founded in 1972, by a small group of television commercial production companies concerned with a single issue, today's AICP has grown to represent exclusively, the interests of United States companies that specialize in producing commercials on various media - film, video, computer - for advertisers and agencies. AICP members account for 85 percent of all domestic commercials aired nationally, whether produced for traditional broadcast channels or non-traditional use.
Association of Independent Video & Filmmakers is an international membership organization serving film and videomakers.
BMI is a performing right organization: It collects license fees on behalf of its songwriters, composers and music publishers and distributes them as royalties to those members whose works have been performed.
Bruce Wiseman is a financial adviser, market research executive, and author and creator of the Tom McKenna series of detective novels.
The Casting Society of America is the premier organization of theatrical Casting Directors in film, television, and theatre.
THE FINANCIAL CRISIS: A LOOK BEHIND THE WIZARD’S CURTAIN (Documentary)
CineWomen LA is a nonprofit organization aimed at increasing the visibility of women in the entertainment industry.
CineWomen NYC is a member-run, nonprofit organization of women in the film, television and related arts and industries.
Dansk Filmfotograf Forbund was founded in 1954 as a single organization for qualified danish cinematographers and –assistants – feature film cinematographers and –assistants as well as shortfilm cinematographers and -assistants. The purpose is to guard and attend to alle kinds of collective interests, and to further cinematography as well as good relationships among colleagues.
The Danish Film Institute (DFI) is the government agency responsible for supporting and encouraging film and cinema culture and for conserving these in the national interest.
Welcome to the new www.dga.org, the official public website of the Directors Guild of America. This site has been redesigned to be much more user-friendly and offer our users easier access to a wealth of information about the Guild, its members and its mission. This new site also has a lot of new features such as streaming video, audio clips, searchable databases and downloadable files, some of which are in place now, others soon to come.
The Film Music Society is a non-profit organization established by professionals in the film and music communities. The FMS promotes the preservation of film and television music in all of its manifestations, including published and unpublished scores, orchestrations, recordings and all related materials. It is the leading organization for film and television music preservation in the world, with members in eighteen countries.
Filmmakers Alliance is a membership organization for independent moviemakers offering education, networking and distribution opportunities.
IFP knows where independent film is coming from, helped it get to where it is today, and has the experience and programs to advance its future.
InkTip.com is your direct link to hot new writers, studio-produced writers, and everyone in between!
Since 1982, the International Documentary Association has worked to promote nonfiction film and video, support the efforts of documentary film and video makers around the world and increase public appreciation for the documentary form.
International film, tv, video, commercial production resources handbook: film production services companies, technicians and crew
International directory of professionals in film, TV and multimedia production. Gives details of production companies, technicians, post production houses, and shooting facilities.
MediaRights maximizes the impact of social-issue documentaries and shorts. By engaging with the MediaRights community, filmmakers reach audiences, educators and librarians bring films into their classroom, and nonprofits and activists integrate media into their campaigns.
The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and its international counterpart, the Motion Picture Association (MPA) serve as the voice and advocate of the American motion picture, home video and television industries, domestically through the MPAA and internationally through the MPA. Today, these associations represent not only the world of theatrical film, but serve as leader and advocate for major producers and distributors of entertainment programming for television, cable, home video and future delivery systems not yet imagined.
Motion Picture Editors Guild is a national labor organization currently representing over 6,000 post-production professionals.
Guide to independent film and filmmaking from around the world.
The National Association of Theatre Owners is the largest exhibition trade organization in the world, representing more than 29,000 movie screens in all 50 states, and additional cinemas in 50 countries worldwide. Our membership includes the largest cinema chains in the world and hundreds of independent theatre owners too.
NYFA's mission is to empower artists at critical stages in their creative lives. NYFA is the largest provider of grants, services, and information to artists working in all disciplines in the United States.
NYPA is an alliance of organizations and individuals committed to promoting film, television and commercial production and post production services in New York City and New York State.
Lene Seested has worked in casting since 1994. She started Panorama in 1996. From the outset of her career she has been a pioneer. She was the first in Denmark to draw inspiration from wider international approaches to casting and agency work. Today, Lene is able to work closely with actors, casting directors, agents and managers both in Denmark and internationally. She has cultivated a broad international network, which is a rich resource for the film industry and Panorama Casting.
The PGA represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team.
Reel Women is a non-profit organization in Austin, Texas that provides a local support system for women at all levels of experience in the film and video industries.
SAGIndie is dedicated to helping moviemakers produce their films and to expanding employment opportunities for performers. Through film festivals, trade shows, panels and direct one-on-one communication, SAGIndie works with producers to eliminate barriers to using professional performers in low-budget independent film.
Screen Actors Guild (SAG) is the nation’s premier labor union representing nearly 120,000 actors in film, television, industrials, commercials and music videos.
The Screenwriters Federation of America (SFA) (formerly known as Screenwriters Guild of America) is a proactive federation of industry professionals united for the mutual aid and promotion of common interests. Our experience and expertise is derived from the cooperative, collective wisdom of industry Screenwriters, Directors, Producers, Studio Executives, Literary Agents, Managers, Authors and Educators
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) was founded in 1916 to advance theory and development in the motion imaging field. Today, SMPTE serves its members with the latest technology information and education on a rapidly changing industry. SMPTE also is an accredited and globally-respected industry standards-setting body.
Steadicam Operators Association. The Largest online Steadicam Operator Database. Designed to connect skilled Steadicam Operators with motion picture directors and producers.
Motion Picture's Premier Stunt Coordinators, Stuntmen and Second Unit Directors, highly trained, skilled professionals who believe there is not any challenge that can't be overcome or any idea that can't be accomplished. Creativity coupled with knowledge, experience and this can-do attitude are the key to our success.
Since 1967 we have been the most experienced and diversified group of professional stunt women on the planet! Our members have doubled for all types, minorities and ages…including children. Within our group, you will find professional stunt women with some of the most impressive resumes in the industry.
The Visual Effects Society (VES) is the entertainment industry's only organization representing the full breadth of visual effects practitioners including artists, technologists, model makers, educators, studio leaders, supervisors, PR/marketing specialists and producers in all areas of entertainment from film, television and commercials to music videos and games.
Women In Film & Television International (WIFTI) is a global network comprised of some 37 Women In Film chapters* worldwide and over 10,000 members dedicated to advancing professional development and achievement for women working in all areas of film, video, and other screen-based media.
Established in 1972 to address the under representation and misrepresentation of women in the media industry, Women Make Movies is a multicultural, multiracial, non-profit media arts organization which facilitates the production, promotion, distribution and exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and about women. The organization provides services to both users and makers of film and video programs, with a special emphasis on supporting work by women of color.
Since 1993 Women's Image Network (WIN) has applauded movie stars, television artists, media makers, politicians and others who help level the playing field for women.
Writers Guild of America is the sole collective bargaining representative for writers in the motion picture, broadcast, cable, interactive and new media industries.