Resources

There are numerous websites out there for screenwriters and filmmakers. Here’s a small list of websites for filmmakers that offer awesome services and resources.

Association of Film Commissioners International – With over 300 Film Commissions on six continents, there’s almost always an AFCI member office nearby to help you navigate local laws, customs and procedures.

Art of the Guillotine – Online film community for film editors. Connect editors and future editors with ideas and techniques that make films great as well as connect them with each other.

B&H Photo, Video, and Pro Audio – Your one-stop-shop for any equipment you may need throughout the filmmaking process.

BIGSTAR Movies – The site offers distribution, networking and a monthly short film contest.

Baseline Intelligence – The service provides a variety of pre-packaged reports on popular topics for movie producers, independent filmmakers, corporate financiers, and other entertainment entities.

Cinephilia and Beyond – A fantastic collection of resources on all things cinema: screenplays, interviews, videos grouped around themes, films or directors.

ExploreTalent – Auditions and job listing board.

Filmmakers Alliance – Helping independent filmmakers achieve their goals since 1993.

Filmmaker IQ – As well as technical tutorials and guides on the process of filmmaking, Filmmaker IQ explores the ‘whys’ of filmmaking just as much as the ‘hows’.

Film Riot – Ryan Connolly’s critically acclaimed tutorial site which provides a fresh and funny take on filmmaking how-tos.

Hollywood OmniBook – From agents to extras to screenplays for sale, the Hollywood OmniBook is your one stop source for connecting with Hollywood.

Go Into the Story – Given that telling stories lies at the very heart of filmmaking, this is essential reading.

IMDb – The “Internet Movide Database” says it all.

IDA – The International Documentary Association is the ultimate authority on all things related to documentary filmmaking.

IndieTalk – An excellent platform for indie producers to chat shop and share tips, tricks and tales from the field

IndieWire – Geared towards both indie fans as well as indie filmmakers

Making Of – Natalie Portman interviews industry professionals on filmmaking.

MovieMaker Magazine – The nation’s leading magazine on the art and business of making movies and the world’s most widely read independent movie magazine.

ProductionHub – The Community search site for film, television, video, live event and digital media production.

reTooled – Ever needed tutorial-style advice on Premiere Pro or After Effects, or wanted to streamline your production workflow? reTooled is the place for you.

Script Mag – One of the largest online communities for writers and filmmaker alike.

Student Filmmakers– Searchable community of filmmakers – both new-and-emerging and professional – talents in the film and video industries.

Place your script online

InkTip – Find good screenplays and professional writers. Access is free to qualified producers, directors, agents, managers, and name actors.

A Writers Life
http://leegoldberg.typepad.com/

How to sell your screenplay
http://www.sellingyourscreenplay.com/

Indie Filmmaking
(Extensive Guide on How to Make an Indie Film)
http://www.indie-film-making.com/

Screenwriting Competitions

Scriptapalooza
http://www.scriptapalooza.com

Script Pimp
http://www.scriptpimp.com

Guilds

WGA west
http://www.wga.org/

WGA east
http://www.wgae.org/

DGA
http://www.dga.org/

SAG
http://www.sag.org/

AFTRA
http://aftra.org/aftra/aftra.htm

Guild Literary Agents
http://hollywoodfunding.com/wga.htm

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