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The Writers Store  

The Writers Store website for the best prices, service, and latest software, books, and supplies
for writers and filmmakers anywhere in the world. Sign-up free for their great newsletter ezine.

Entertainment Partners
http://entertainmentpartners.com

Entertainment Partners is the largest provider of production management services in the entertainment industry and offer a full range of integrated products and services including the industry-leading Movie Magic EP Budgeting and EP Scheduling softwares.

"The Complete Film Production Handbook - Fourth Edition"
http://www.evehonthaner.com
The best production resource book in the industry which every film student on the planet should own. Production expert Eve Honthaner covers the entire filmmaking process with great insider knowledge and invaluable information for everyone who wants to make movies. A must-have book!

"Forgotten Hollywood, Forgotten History"
http://www.forgottenhollywood.com

If you love the movies and movie history, this is the book for you. Writer Manny Pacheco has captured the passion and dedication of the not-so-well-known character actors whose work contributed to the great films of Hollywood's Golden Age. Without the glory of stardom, this unique book spotlights the true love of the acting profession ready to perform great craft at the sound of every call for "Action." 

Script Pipeline
http://www.scriptpipeline.com
Script Pipeline is a full-service screenplay analysis and resource hub designed for writers, 
producers, and film industry professionals.


Bee Creative Key Art & Trailers
http://www.beecreativebuzz.com
The best friend shop for indie filmmakers to provide focus and expertise in marketing their new films with excellent key art and trailer creations - the two most important elements needed to sell your films.


Digital Moviemaking

http://www.pixelmonger.com
The Filmmaker's Guide to the 21st Century: the one and only best-seller (DIGITAL MOVIEMAKING - 2nd  Edition) on the world of digital filmmaking written by its top expert guru Scott Billups.
"A butt-kicking, pixel twisting vision of the digital future!" Treat yourself to his cutting-edge website and enter the world of filmmaking in the new millenium - welcome to Billup's digital filmmaking!

FilmMakers.com
http://www.filmmakers.com

FilmMakers.com features articles and info on filmmakers, filmmaking, indie filmmaker and film festivals; with a comprehensive feature length film and short films database, as well as a literary material for sale database, and much, much more...a great film web resource.


Withoutabox
http://www.withoutabox.com
The most comprehensive site to search for festivals and competitions worldwide, and for filmmakers to organize their submission process, streamline costs, and market to the world. 

Hollywoodlitsales.com
http://www.hollywoodlitsales.com
A home for writers including terrific script coverage service, and a website and newsletter full of great tips and latest news 
of the screenwriting world including screenplay contests, job offerings, and databases.  Sign up for your free newsletter.

Short Shorts Film Festival
http://www.shortshorts.org
Japan's 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 filmmakers.

IndieTalk - Filmmaking Forum

http://www.indietalk.com

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!

Independent Films
http://www.independentfilms.org
Dedicated to independent films, indie filmmakers, and film festivals.

Passion River
http://passionriver.com/hv-hrs.html
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.

Student Filmmaking
http://www.studentfilmmakers.com
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 their site.

MovieMaker Magazine
http://www.moviemaker.com
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.

Casting Directors
http://www.castingnetwork.co.uk
United Kingdom 's leading casting resource to film, theatre and television companies seeking vetted, experienced and professional actors.

"Your Screenwriting Career"
http://www.screenwritingcourse.com

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 Screenwriting Career."

Filmfestivals.com
http://www.filmfestivals.com

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
http://www.productionhub.com

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.

Flash Forward Institute
http://www.flashforwardinstitute.com

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.

Directing Commercials
http://directingcommercials.com

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 anywhere else.

IMAGINE
http://www.imaginenews.com

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.

The Applause Screenwriting Competition
http://www.applause4you.com

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 prizes.


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RESOURCES - INDUSTRY LINKS

The Academy Awards Site
http://www.oscar.org

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 craft.

Actors Webmaster
http://www.actorswebmaster.com

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
http://www.egyptiantheater.com

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.
http://www.bigdigit.com

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.

BigScreenBiz.com
http://www.bigscreenbiz.com

All business all the time for film distribution, exhibition, filmmakers, concession, manufacturers, film festivals, and interested players. We're not for the general public.

Dearfilm.com
http://www.dearfilm.com

A complete site of film info from scripts to casting to crewing to production and distribution news...and a filmfest for shorts.

The Directors Guild of America
http://www.dga.org

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
http://www.filmcommissionhq.com

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 news media.

Filmmaker Magazine
http://www.filmmakermagazine.com

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 world.

Film Scouts
http://www.filmscouts.com

Original multimedia programming, movie trailers and stills, festival coverage, celebrity interviews, useful information, humor, reviews, and commentary.

HighDef.org
http://www.highdef.org

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.

Hollywood Online
http://www.hollywood.com

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.

Hollywood Scriptwriter
http://www.hollywoodscriptwriter.com

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
http://www.inhollywood.com

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.

The Internet Movie Database
http://www.imdb.com

Internet Movie Database a bookmark for any movie fan - a database of just about every movie ever made, actors and actresses, etc.

TheMegahitMovies.com
http://www.TheMegahitMovies.com/Orlando2003

"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 event!

MovieBytes
http://www.moviebytes.com

Screenwriting Contests & Markets Online...excellent resource for tracking contests.

The New York Festivals
http://www.nyfests.com

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.

Nightingale Music Productions
http://www.nightingalemusic.com

Award-winning music and sound effects for film, radio, television, and multi-media on a 'needle-drop', 'blanket license' or 'lifetime buy-out' basis.

One On One Productions
http://www.oneoneoneproductions.com

Our actors do "one-on-one" with casting directors, producers, agents, and directors in a professional workshop atmosphere. Join today and get connected.

Roy W. Dean Film Grants
http://www.fromtheheartproductions.com

Film grants for filmmakers in various parts of the world. T on-line for application and guidelines.

Screaming in the Celluloid Jungle
http://www.celluloidjungle.com

A unique presentation of agency and production company listings; script sales; an eclectic selection of site links; chat and discussion board.

Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition
http://www.scriptapalooza.com

$10,000 Grand Prize - Over 40 Production companies read our winners.

Scriptwriters Network
http://www.scriptwritersnetwork.com

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 who count.

Select Filmmakers Community
http://www.interdelfin.com

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 into filmmaking.
Virtual reality chat is also available!

Short Films Wanted!
http://www.shortfilmswanted.com

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
http://www.wif.org

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 industry.

Writer's Guild of America
http://www.wga.org

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;
screenplay registration.

Writers' Script Network
http://www.writerscriptnetwork.com

SELL YOUR SCRIPTS! Writers' Script Network has sold/optioned more than 150 scripts through our
website and newsletters. Register now to list your script or find a good script!
Subscribe to the Preferred Newsletter and receive four leads of producers looking for scripts a week!

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