Film Resources

ACTOR (BUSINESS & UNIONS)
SAG Panels (Education)Samuel French Bookstore (Books)
SAG (Movie/Film Union)EQUITY (Stage/Theater Union)
ACTRA (Canada Actors)ALLIANCE (Australia Actors)
DES ARTISTES (French Actors)AGVA (Dancers, Singers & Comics)
Star Now (Acting Business)William Morris E (Agents)
International Creative Mngmnt (Agents)Agency Performing Arts (Agents)
Creative Artists Agency (Agents)LA Top Agents (Talent Agents)
ACTOR (CASTING, AUDITIONS & JOBS)
Breakdown Services (Jobs)Production Weekly (Jobs)
Show Fax (Get the Sides)Casting Network (Auditions)
Actors Access (Casting Site)LA Casting (Casting Site)
Star Now (Casting Site)Central Casting (Be an Extra)
Movie Extras (Be an Extra)Reality TV (Reality Auditions)
Casting About (Actor Jobs)
ACTOR (NEWS, NETWORK & CRAFT)
Backstage Newspaper (News)Actors Life (Online Magazine)
Actors Library (Networking)Actors Network (Networking)
Stage 32 (Networking)Hollywood Actors (News)
SLASH FILMLondon Actors (News)
Daily Actor (News)Broadway Theater (News)
Howard Fine (Pro Workshops)Carolyn Barry (Commercial Class)
Dallas Traverse (Acting Coach)Terry Berland (Commercial Class)
Larry Moss (Scene Study Class)Margie Haber (Cold Read Class)
Judy Kerr (Private Coach)Lewis Smith (Actors Academy)
The Groundlings (Improv Classes)Stella Adler (Acting School)
Acting Is (Online How-To)
DOCUMENTARIES (HOW-TO & FUNDING)
IDFA (Film Festival)Doc NY City (Festival, November)
Full Frame Fest (Festival, April)Hot Docs (Festival, April)
Silver Docs (Festival, June)Documentary Filmmaking 101
D-Word
FILM COMMISSIONS (GLOBAL)
ArgentinaAustralia
Australia (Sydney)Australia (Melbourne)
BahamasBrazil (Rio de Janeiro)
Brazil (Sao Paulo)Canada (Vancouver)
Canada (Toronto)Canada (Montreal)
Czech RepublicDenmark
Dominican RepublicFiji
FranceGermany
Germany (Munich)Germany (Berlin)
HungaryIceland
IndonesiaIreland
IsraelItaly
JapanJordan
MalaysiaMalta
MexicoNew Zealand
PeruRomania
SingaporeSouth Africa
South KoreaSpain
SwitzerlandThailand
FILM COMMISSIONS (USA)
Alabama (25% Tax Credit)Alaska (30% Tax Credit)
Arkansas (20% Rebate)Arizona
California (20-25% Tax Credit)Colorado (20% Rebate)
Connecticut (10-30% Tax Credit)Delaware
District of Columbia (31% Rebate)Florida (20-30% Tax Credit)
Georgia (20-30% Tax Credit)Hawaii (20-25% Tax Credit)
Idaho (20% Rebate)Illinois (30% Tax Credit)
IndianaIowa
KansasKentucky (20% Tax Credit)
Louisiana (35% Tax Credit)Maine (10-12% Rebate)
Maryland (25-27% Tax Credit)Massachusetts (25% Tax Credit)
Michigan (27% Rebate)Minnesota (20-25% Rebate)
Mississippi (25% Rebate)Missouri
Montana (20% Grant)Nebraska
Nevada (15-19% Tax Credit)New Hampshire
New Jersey (20% Tax Credit)New Mexico (25% Tax Credit)
New York (30-35% Tax Credit)North Carolina (25% Tax Credit)
Ohio (25% Tax Credit)Oklahoma (35% Tax Credit)
Oregon (20% Rebate)Pennsylvania (25% Tax Credit)
Puerto Rico (40% Tax Credit)Rhode Island (25% Tax Credit)
South Carolina (30% Rebate)South Dakota
Tennessee (25% Grant)Texas (25% Grant)
Utah (20% Tax Credit)Vermont
Virginia (20% Tax Credit)Washington (30-35% Rebate)
West Virginia (27% Tax Credit)Wisconsin
Wyoming (12-15% Rebate)
FILM FESTIVALS (FOREIGN & SUBMISSIONS)
Cannes de Festival (May)International Doc Film Festival (Nov)
Venice Film Festival (Sep)Berlin Film Festival (Feb)
Rotterdam Film Festival (Jan)Abu Dhabi Festival (October)
Busan Film Festival (October)Dubai Film Festival (December)
Edinburgh Film Festival (June)Guadalajara Film Festival (March)
Hong Kong Film Festival (March)Rotterdam Film Festival (Dec)
Karlov Vary Festival (June)Locarno Film Festival (August)
London Film Festival (Oct)Moscow Film Festival (June)
Raindance Film Festival (Sep)Sydney Film Festival (June)
Tokyo Film Festival (October)Vancouver Film Festival (Sep)
Trinidad & Tobago Festival

 

FILM FESTIVALS (US MAJOR & SUBMISSIONS)
Sundance (January)SlamDance Film festival (Jan)
Tribecca Festival (April)Toronto International (Sep)
South By Southwest (March)Los Angeles Festival (June)
American Film Inst (Nov)New York Film Festival (Nov)
Telluride Film Festival (Aug)Palm Springs Festival (Jan)
Santa Barbara Festival (Feb)Chicago International Festival (Oct)
Hamptons Film Festival (Oct)
FILMMAKER/DIRECTOR (WORKSHOPS, TRAINING & 3D)
Film School (List of Schools)Film School (List of Schools)
Wiki Film School (How-To Manual)DVD Film School (16 Film Lessons)
Film Directing (How-To Tips)Warner Bros (Director Training)
DGA Training (LA-Assistant Director)DGA Training (NY-Assistant Director)
USC Film School (4-Year, $220K)NYU Film School (4-Year, $275K)
Hollywood Film Institute (2-Days, $395)Chapman College (4-years, $180K)
American Film Institute (2-Year, $105K)New York Film Academy (1-Year, $50K)
Sundance Lab (Screenwriters Program)ABC TV & Disney (Screenwriters Apprentice)
NBC/Universal Diversity (Writers Program)3D Tutorials (How-To)
Creative Cow 3D (How-To)VideoMaker (How-To)
3D Convergence (DVD Course)Ritwika 3D (How-To Video)
Film Factory (3D Workshops)3Ality (Cameras & Rigs)
FILMMAKER/DIRECTOR (NEWS, DIGITAL & THE BASICS)
Filmmaker Magazine (News)MovieMaker Magazine (News)
Screen Daily (News)Indie Wire (News)
Screen Daily (News)Filmmaker IQ (How-To)
The Post Lab (Post-Production How-To)Indie Film Gear (DIY Equipment)
Wiki Film School (How-To Manual)No Film School (Resources)
Student Films (How-To Courses)DSLR (How-To)
Digital Cinema (Cameras-Formats)DV Creators (Digital Training)
DVXuser.com (Online Community)Simply Scripts (Read Scripts)
Screenwriting Tips (Script How-To)StoryLink (Filmmakers Online)
FresHDV (Digital Video News)Red Digital Video (Camera News)
Snap Sort (Camera Formats)
GUILDS/UNIONS/ASSOCIATIONS & INSURANCE: (RULES & CONTACTS)
Writers Guild (Screenwriters)Writers (Low-Budget Rules)
Directors Guild (Directors)Directors (Low-Budget Rules)
Actors Guild (Actors)Actors (Low-Budget Rules)
International Alliance (Crew)Editors Association (Editors)
Motion Picture Editors (Editors)Cinematographers Association (DPs)
Composers Association (Musicians)Art Directors (Fellowship)
Academy Motion Pictures (“Oscar”)Academy Television (“Emmy”)
Casting Society (Casting Directors)International Document Assn (Documentary)
Motion Picture Assn (MPAA, Ratings)National Assn Theater Owners (Cinemas)
Women In Film (Women)Talent Managers Assn (Agents)
Film Commissions (Commissioners)Movie Insurance

 

HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS (INFO & NEWS)
Variety (Hollywood News)Hollywood Reporter (HollywoodNews)
Eonline (Movie Gossip)Huff Post Entertainment (News)
The Wrap (Covering Hollywood)Entertainment Weekly (Celeb News)
Box Office Mojo (Money & Grosses)CNN ShowBiz (TV & Studio News)
Radar Online (Movie Gossip)Access Hollywood (Star Gossip)
Hollywood (Movie News)Movie Blogs (105 Blogs)
INDEPENDENT FILMMAKER (INFO & NEWS)
IndieWire (Indie Gossip)AintItCollNews (Filmmaker Gossip)
MovieMaker (Magazine)Filmmaker (Magazine)
Film Threat (Low-Budget News)Fade In (Indie Film Magazine)
Filmmaker (Indie Film News)Documentary Film (Doc News)
Praxis Film (Canadian Film News)Indie Talk (Indie Film News)
Screen Daily (Filmmaker News)
MOVIE FINANCING (AGENTS & ATTORNEYS)
International Creative Management (Power Agency)Creative Artists Agency (Power Agency)
United Talent Agency (Power Agency)William Morris Endeavor (Power Agency)
Agency for Performing Arts (Power Agency)Paradigm Agency (Power Agency)
Abrams Artists Agency (Boutique Agency)Bloc Talent Agency (Talent Agents)
Fine Print (NY Literary Agents)The Gersh Agency (Boutique-Packaging Agents)
Independent Talent (UK Agency)Kaplan-Stahler Agency (Reality Agents)
Bienstock Inc (NY TV News & Writers Agents)Dell Shaw Moonves… (Power Law Firm)
Glaser Weil Fink…. (Power Law Firm)Greenberg Glusker Fields… (Power Law Firm)
Kinsella Weitzman Iser…. (Power Law Firm)Loeb & Loeb…. (Power Law Firm)
Sloss Law Firm…. (Producers Representative)Stroock Stroock Lavan…. (Power Law Firm)
Benderspink (Personal Managers)Brillstein Entertainment (Personal Managers)
MOVIE FINANCING (CROWD FUNDING)
Crowd Fund Beat (News)Crowd Fund Insider (News)
Venture Beat (News)Crowd Fund Blogs (News)
Crowd Fund Network (News)National Crowd Fund Assn (Association)
Crowd Fund Intermediary (Association)Kickstarter (Donation-Crowd Fund)
IndieGoGo (Donation-Crowd Fund)Rocket HUB (Donation-Crowd Fund)
Crowd Funder (Equity-Crowd Fund)We Funder (Equity-Crowd Fund)
Fundable (Equity-Crowd Fund)Fund Anything (Equity-Crowd Fund)
MOVIE FINANCING (FOREIGN SALES & MARKETS)
Cannes de Marche (Film Market)American Film Market (Film Market)
European Film Market (Film Market)FilmMart (Film Market)
Busan Film Market (Film Market)Screen Singapore (Film Market)
Ventana Sur (Film Market)Fortissimo Films (Foreign Sales Co)
IM Global (Foreign Sales Co)FilmNation (Foreign Sales Co)
Exclusive Media (Foreign Sales Co)The Weinsteins (Foreign Sales Co)
Miramax (Foreign Sales Co)
MOVIE FINANCING (GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS & LOANS)
The Incentives Office (Programs List)Tax Credits LLC (Programs List)
Entertainment Partners (Programs List)The Incentives Office (Programs List)
Film Tax Incentives (Programs List)Making The Movie (Programs How-to)
Film Commission Programs (USA)The Incentives Office (Who & What)
Tax Credit Programs (Who & What)Rebate, Refund & Grants (Who & What)
Government Programs (Rebates & Credits)Government Programs (Refunds & Grants)
Brauer & Co (California Credit Consultant)Make-A-Movie (How-To Info)
Louisiana Program (35% Tax Credit)Georgia (20% + 10% Tax Credit)
Illinois (30% Tax Credit Program)California (25% Credit Program)
Massachusetts (25% Transferable Credits)Florida (30% Assumable Credits)
MOVIE FINANCING (PRODUCT PLACEMENT)
The PP Industry (News)The PP Business (News)
Entertainment Resource-Marketing (PP Association)Media Planet (PP Vendor)
Game Show (PP TV Vendor)Global Movies (PP Vendor)
Norman Marshall (PP Guru)Creative Group (PP Vendor)
Vista Group (PP Vendor)The Ross Group (PP Vendor)
Hero (PP Vendor)Hollywood Branded (PP Vendor)
SCREENWRITER (BUSINESS & CONSULTANTS)
Writers Guild Ameriac (Writers Union)Breaking In (Business)
We Screenplay (Script Coverage)Screenplay Coverage (Script Coverage)
ScriptaPalooza (Script Coverage)Trigger Street Labs (Script Sale)
Black List (Script Sales)International Screenwriters Assn (Co-Op)
Script Writers NetworkDone Deal (Script Business)
Ink Tip (Sales Deals)Selling Scripts (How-To)
John Truby (Consultant)Michael Hague (Consultant)
Linda Seger (Consultant)Jim Mercurio (Consultant)
Dave Trottier (Consultant)
SCREENWRITER (FELLOWSHIPS & COMPETITIONS)
CBS Diversity Writer Program (Fellowship)Walt Disney Writers Program (Fellowship)
NBC Universe Writers on Verge (Fellowship)Warner Bros Writers Workshop (Fellowship)
Academy Nicholls (Fellowship)ScriptPimp (Contest)
Blue Cat (Contest)TrackingB (Contest)
Austin Screenwriting Competition (Contest)Sundance Writers Lab (Contest)
Final Draft Big Break (Contest)
SCREENWRITER (NEWS & FORMAT)
Screenwriters Utopia (News)Hollywood Scriptwriter (Magazine)
Script Magazine (News & How-To)Screenplay Emergency (Re-Writing)
Screenwriting (How-To)Screenplay How-To (How-To)
The Script Lab (How-To)Film Script Writing (How-To)
Script Coverage (How-To)Wikipedia Screenplay (How-To)
WikiHow ScreenwritingStory Sense (Format Guide)
Scriptologist (Format Guide)
SCREENWRITER (SUPPLIES, BOOKS & APPS)
The Writers Store (Books & Software)Samuel French (Books)
ShowBiz Store (Books &Software)Scriptor (Syd Field APP)
Script Launcher (Syd Field APP)Final Draft (Screenwriting Software)
Movie Magic Screenwriter (Software)Dramatica & Outline 4D (Story Software)
Truby’s Blockbuster (Story Software)Celtx (Screenwriting APP)
Script Buddy (Screenwriting APP)Scripped (Screenwriting APP)
SOFTWARE & APPS
Gorillla Budget (Budget Software)Easy Budget (Budget Software)
AICP Budget (Budget Software)Movie Magic Budget (Budget Software)
Scriptor (Syd Field APP)Script Launcher (Syd Field APP)
Final Draft (Screenwriting Software)Movie Magic Screenwriter (Software)
Dramatica & Outline 4D (Story Software)Truby’s Blockbuster (Story Software)
Celtx (Screenwriting APP)Script Buddy (Screenwriting APP)
Scripped (Screenwriting APP)Doddle (Filmmaker & Scheduling APP)
Movie Slate (Movie Slate APP)DSLR Filmmaker Toolkit (DSLR APP)
StoryBoard Composer (Rehearse APP)Pocket Call Sheet (Forms APP)
Lightmeter (Lighting APP)Adobe Ideas (Storyboarding APP)
IMovie (Editing APP)Splice (Editing APP)
SloPro (Shooting & EDITING APP)SlowMo (Special Effects APP, In-Your-APP Store)
CinemaFX (Special Effects APP, In-Your-APP Store)Reel Director (Editing APP, In-Your-APP Store)
STREAMING DISTRIBUTORS (PPV & VOD AGGREGATORS)
Hulu-PLUSAmazon Video OnDemand
VuduNetFlix
LoveFilm InstantDistribber
RedBoxBlinkBox
Curzon On-DemandNowTV
Popcorn FlixIndie Movies
Indie FlixHitBliss
Film DIYiTunes
THEATRICAL DISTRBUTORS (US STUDIOS & MINI-MAJORS)
Warner Bros (Major Studio)Paramount (Major Studio)
Universal/MCA (Major)Century Fox (Major)
Sony Pictures (Major)Walt Disney (Major)
Miramax (Mini-Major)Lionsgate (Mini-Major)
MGM Studios (Mini-Major)Marvel Pictures (Mini-Major)
Summit (Mini-Major)The Weinsteins (Mini-Major)
THEATRICAL DISTRIBUTORS (US INDEPENDENTS)
Fox SearchlightIFC Films
Magnolia PicturesRoadside Attractions
Regent ReleasingSamuel Goldwyn
Seventh Art ReleasingSony Classics
Strand ReleasingAnnapurna Pictures (Ellison)
Participant Media (Skoll)OddLot Entertainment (Pritzker)
Open RoadMillenium
Music BoxA24