Entertainment Industry Associations, Guilds, and Unions

California is rich with resources for filmmakers, production companies and student filmmakers.

Industry Associations and Organizations

Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
www.oscars.org

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
www.emmys.org

Alliance of Special Effects and Pyrotechnic Operators (ASEPO)
www.asepo.org

American Cinematheque
www.americancinematheque.com

American Film Institute
www.afi.com

American Film Marketing Association
See: Independent Film and Television Alliance

American Society of Cinematographers
www.theasc.com

American Society of Composers, Authors & Radio Artists
www.ascap.com

Association of Independent Commercial Producers
www.aicp.com/

Association of Independent Video & Filmmakers
www.aivf.org

Association of Talent Agents
www.agentassociation.com

California Cable and Telecommunications Association
www.calcable.org/

Casting Society of America
www.castingsociety.com

Film Independent
www.filmindependent.org

Independent Film & Television Alliance
www.IFTA-online.org

International Documentary Association
www.documentary.org

Motion Picture Association of America (MPPA)
www.mpaa.org

Music Video Production Association
www.mvpa.com/

National Association of Theater Owners (NATO)
www.natocalnev.org
www.natoonline.org

Recording Academy
www.grammy.com

Set Decorator's Society of America
www.setdecorators.org

Society of Camera Operators
www.SOC.org

Stuntmen Association
www.stuntmen.com

United Stuntwomen's Association
www.usastunts.com

Women In Film
www.wif.org

Guilds & Unions

Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers
www.amptp.org

American Federation Musicians-Local 47
www.afm47.org

American Federation of Television & Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA)
www.sagaftra.org

Director's Guild of America
www.dga.org

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)
www.iatse-intl.org

Location Managers Guild International (LMGI)
www.locationmanagers.org

Motion Picture Editors Guild
www.editorsguild.com

Motion Picture Sound Editors
www.mpse.org

Producer's Guild of America
www.producersguild.org

Screen Actor's Guild (SAG-AFTRA)
www.sagaftra.org

Teamsters - Location Managers, Drivers, Dispatchers, Autoservice Personnel, Mechanics, Couriers, Chef Drivers, Animal Trainers, Wranglers, Warehousemen
www.ht399.org

Writers Guild of America
www.wga.org