The most comprehensive site to search for festivals
and competitions worldwide, and for filmmakers to organize
their submission process, streamline costs, and market to
A home for writers including terrific script coverage
service, and a website and newsletter full of great tips and
of the screenwriting world including screenplay contests, job
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Short Shorts Film Festival
Short Shorts Film Festival is ushering short films out of the
shadows and into the forefront of the entertainment business.
Recognized as a qualifying festival for the annual Academy
Awards ®, SSFF awards major loot (over
$60,000), supports Japanese filmmakers in finding audiences
abroad, and facilitates commercial opportunities in Asia for all
- Filmmaking Forum
An online community for
independent filmmakers. Network with cast and crew in your
area - Find festival info - Watch films in the Screening
Room - Join the discussions!
Dedicated to independent films, indie filmmakers, and
An outstanding compilation of unique short films, each
nominated for an Academy Award® and now available on DVD.
Titles: HARDWOOD / RYAN / SUNRISE OVER TIANANMEN SQUARE.
Great site for students providing a free showcase for
aspiring filmmakers and many resources for student filmmakers
online, and they started publishing a terrific magazine that all
film students should subscribe to. You can sign up at
The largest indie film magazine covering every aspect of
the film world in the USA and internationally.
Packed with great articles, up-to-date technical info, and
latest production notes. Every filmmaker should subscribe.
's leading casting resource to film, theatre and television
companies seeking vetted, experienced and professional actors.
Skip Press, author of three editions of the Writer's Guide to
Hollywood and the Complete Idiot's Guide to Screenwriting, teaches
a popular screenwriting course now available in over 750 schools
on three continents. For details, surf on over to "Your
Filmfestivals .com is the leading online resource to stay up
to date with the festival scene.
Festivals in action, the films from festivals, and the people
who attend. Connect with other film pros!
ProductionHUB is the information network for film, video and
digital media production. Developed as a tool for people to
locate production products, services and professionals, ProductionHUB
has grown to become the number one industry information resource.
Over 90,000 monthly users rely on ProductionHUB to deliver up-to-date
information about the production industry.
No matter who you are or what you do in entertainment, chances
are it's not happening fast enough. That's where Flash Forward
comes in. FF is an intensive month-long workshop designed to
produce breakthrough career results for people at every level
of the entertainment industry in record time.
A comprehensive 2-day seminar by award-winning spot director
Craig Worsham. Learn how to create an effective spec reel, how
to find a production company, how to win the jobs and much more.
Featuring a guest panel of key industry professionals, this
is inside information of the commercials world you can't find
The premiere film monthly publication serving the Northeast
USA community. Stay in touch, stay connected...this is a must
subscription for every filmmaker and anyone connected in the
world of cinema. Published in Cambridge, Massachussets.
Applause Screenwriting Competition
Judged by screenwriting pros like Lew Hunter, winners receive
$1000, $500, or $250 cash, a special Gold Country/Lake Tahoe
Award of $1000, have scripts submitted to Hollywood industry
reps, plus thousands of dollars in product, promotion, and exposure
- INDUSTRY LINKS
Academy Awards Site
Grauman's Chinese Theatre was opening its doors and the "talkies"
were about to change the course of cinema. The year was 1927,
the birth date of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Founded by a handful of film artists and studio visionaries,
it is devoted to the improvement and advancement of the film
We design and publish your own website, with your own name.
We provide a home to actors and small production companies who
want to put pictures, resumes, public relations material, flyers,
and videos on the World Wide Web to assist them in exposing
their work to Casting Directors, Producers, Directors and financiers.
The American Cinematheque is at the historic 1922 Grauman's
Hollywood Egyptian Theatre. It presents year-round, new and
classic American, independent and foreign films, and frequently
in connection with in-person appearances by the filmmakers.
BigDigit, Inc. produces 'The World's Smallest Film Festival'
to showcase made-for-mobile films and related technologies,
at venues worldwde. The first annual show will be hosted by
the CTIA.org at their Wireless 2003 show, attended by 40,000
people and 800 members of the press.
All business all the time for film distribution, exhibition,
filmmakers, concession, manufacturers, film festivals, and interested
players. We're not for the general public.
A complete site of film info from scripts to casting to crewing
to production and distribution news...and a filmfest for shorts.
Directors Guild of America
The Directors Guild of America represents more than 10,000 members
working in U.S. cities and abroad. Their creative work is represented
in theatrical, cable, industrial, educational and documentary
films, as well as television, videos and commercials.
FilmCommissionHQ.com is the world's most current, accurate and
complete online directory of Film Commissions and media support
offices, allowing media professionals to find regional production
expertise quickly, including directories of vendors, talent
and shooting locations. In addition to offering services to
Film Commissions, we also offer production services to producers,
directors, location managers, studios, support staff, and the
Filmmaker Magazine is an international indie film publication...its
first issue was in September 1992.
This magazine is on top of the latest news in the indie film
Original multimedia programming, movie trailers and stills,
festival coverage, celebrity interviews, useful information,
humor, reviews, and commentary.
Your source for High Definition and HDTV production information
and news. Learn more about High Definition Production, HDTV,
view HD images, and post questions to
our High Def forum.
It's big and bright! News of the motion picture industry. Movie
notes, trailers, sneak peeks, video clips, chat, multimedia
kits, box office reports, and more.
For nineteen years, The Hollywood Scriptwriter has been the
only international trade paper of its kind written specifically
for screenwriters. Every month, we feature in-depth interviews
with writers, producers, agents et al.
In Hollywood is your online link to the motion picture industry's
ever-changing development and production landscape. As a subscriber
to In Hollywood, you get access to our broad range of professional
research databases covering the worlds of film development,
production, releasing, contacts, box office, and news.
Internet Movie Database
Internet Movie Database a bookmark for any movie fan - a database
of just about every movie ever made, actors and actresses, etc.
"The Megahit Movies Screenwriting Workshop" in Orlando,
Florida on March 1, 2003.
This will be a high caliber event with top guests and superb
classes. No need to travel to Hollywood to meet these executives,
they're traveling to you! Screenwriters should NOT miss this
Screenwriting Contests & Markets Online...excellent resource
for tracking contests.
New York Festivals
For 42 years, The New York Festivals has honored excellence
in communications media which touch the hearts and minds of
readers, listeners and viewers worldwide. It was founded in
1957 as an international awards competition.
Award-winning music and sound effects for film, radio, television,
and multi-media on a 'needle-drop', 'blanket license' or 'lifetime
On One Productions
Our actors do "one-on-one" with casting directors,
producers, agents, and directors in a professional workshop
atmosphere. Join today and get connected.
W. Dean Film Grants
Film grants for filmmakers in various parts of the world. T
on-line for application and guidelines.
in the Celluloid Jungle
A unique presentation of agency and production company listings;
script sales; an eclectic selection of site links; chat and
$10,000 Grand Prize - Over 40 Production companies read our
The Network is a reality-based organization whose purpose is
to provide access to real information about the way the entertainment
business works, and how you as a writer can make intelligent,
career advancing decisions in getting your work out to the people
An online film community...interact with other filmmakers, chat,
forums, download screenplays, play online games, film news,
antivirus alerts, filmmaking links. A cozy site for your gateway
Virtual reality chat is also available!
A directory of calls for short films: buyers, distributors,
showcases, festivals, financiers, grants, TV channels: all for
short filmmakers and short movies.
Women In Film is a professional organization founded in Los
Angeles in 1973 with the commitment to recognize, develop, and
actively promote the unique visions of women in the global communications
Guild of America
An industry union representing writers in the motion picture,
broadcast, cable and new media industries; includes list of
guild signatory agents and agencies; research links;
SELL YOUR SCRIPTS! Writers' Script Network has sold/optioned
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