Film/Television Resources

ABC Talent Development Programs

ABC Talent Development provides a variety of programs to help aspiring individuals in the fields of acting, writing, directing, and production.

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Homepage for the Academy and all things concerning the Academy Awards®. – a film industry resource site including message boards and services such as movie scheduling and budgeting.

Ain’t It Cool News

Entertainment industry news.


Guide of complete and comprehensive information on films: actors, directors, biographies, themes, keywords, plot synopses, reviews, cast and production credits, box office sales, and other movie data.

America Cinema Editors

ACE, the American Cinema Editors, is an honorary society of motion picture editors founded in 1950.

American Society of Cinematographers

The magazine of the American Cinematographer’s Society.

Association of Independent Commercial Producers

AICP has grown to represent exclusively, the interests of United States companies that specialize in producing commercials on various media - film, video, computer.

Association for Multimedia Communications

AMC is Chicago’s premier networking and professional organization for people who make New Media happen.


Comprehensive box office figures by date and genre, including box office records.

B-Roll Television photography.

California Film Commission

Your one-stop office for permitting, location resources, and film resources throughout California

Communications Resources

Resources for effective communications skills.

Creative Hot List

Customizable online application for connecting talent, companies and services.

Creativity-Online Dedicated to delivering readers the latest news and information about the advertising industry.

Daily Variety

Industry news.

Deadline Hollywood

Industry news.


The Director’s Guild of America.

Movie community, rumors, reviews and news about film.


Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.


E! Online is a top entertainment website, providing the latest daily news and celebrity inside information in a fun, irreverent tone.

UK’s most popular website for independent filmmaking.

Real Movies: Fast, easy movie downloads, trailers, times and tickets.

Filmmakers Alliance

FA is a community of film artists bound by a commitment to realize the full creative potential of independent film.


‘Greatest Films’ lists.

The Futon Critic

No job listings, but does have TV reviews, shows in development, series details and updates.

Gawker LA is the world’s cultural capital. This is the gossip rag it deserves.

Your entertainment source for movies, movie times, movie reviews, and celebrities.

The Hollywood Networking Breakfast

Monthly event (in Los Angeles ) speaker series with opportunities to talk to other writers, actors, directors, producers, managers and agents.

Hollywood Stock Exchange

The place where Hollywood meets Wall Street.


Directory site for all statistics about most films - including cast and crew biographies.

Independent Feature Project

This organization helps independent filmmakers across the country find the people, resources, and programs that can help them get ahead.

Independent Film and Television Alliance

The Independent Film & Television Alliance ®, formerly known as the American Film Marketing Association(“AFMA®”), is the trade association for the independent film and television industry.


The leading source on independent film since 1996.

Industry Central

Links to industry sites and news, including, which has some free and some subscription services.


The industry’s one-stop production resource.

Filmmakers use Direct Cast™ to cast their projects from the site’s database of talent.

Latin Heat

The Latino Entertainment Industry Trade Publication.

Leonard Maltin

Information about movies past and present, for the movie enthusiast. 


Your Guide To Asian Cinema. Experience Asian DVD/Film reviews, features, trailers, news and more! 

Media Communications Association International

Premiere source for video, media and film professionals.


Australia film reviews.  

Motion Picture Association of America

MPAA gives ratings to movies.

Covers issues such as distribution and provides production links. Also, offers information on education, financing, film and tape sales, guilds and organizations, internet sites, legal aid, software, writers’ aids, production services, online video editing, literary agencies, production guides/locations, audio/music/composers and insurance services.


National Association of Independent Latino Producers.

National Association of Theater Owners

The National Association of Theater Owners is the largest exhibition trade organization in the world.

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization designed to showcase innovative works by emerging filmmakers from around the world, providing the Los Angeles community of entertainment professionals and film goers with a constant surge of monthly screening events.

The Paley Center for Media Watch archived television shows (Beverly Hills, CA) and go to free events.

Producers Guild of America

Resource for all aspects of producing in motion pictures, television and new media.

Rotten Tomatoes

Film reviews.

SAG – low budget contracts

An index of contracts.

Screenplay Lab Screenplay Lab is an association of screenwriters, actors, and filmmakers making a collective effort to foster upbeat television and motion picture projects.

Showbiz Data

Entertainment news and jobs in the industry.

Film/Video online community and production resource.

Offers links to student film resources articles and information.

Studio System

Lists jobs in feature film development.


A company for industry professionals to find distribution for their films no matter how small the budget.

2-pop (digital filmmaking)

Resource for digital filmmaking.

Who Represents

A quick reference to and for representatives.

Women in Film

Mentorship program and other resources for women who want to pursue a career in film.

The Wrap

Industry news.