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Women in Film & Television Useful Websites

WIDC Women in Director’s Chair. Creative Women Workshops Association strives towards gender equity by supporting, celebrating, promoting, and developing the talents and skills of women storytellers for screen in particular directors, along with actors, crafts people and technicians. Overall the society encourages excellence, creativity and collaboration in storytelling for screen. Reel Women Reel Women is a non-profit organization in Austin, Texas that provides a local support system for women at all levels of experience in the film and video industries. Women in Film and Television Women in Film and Television – Toronto (WIFT-T) is a non-profit professional organization. WIFT-T supports women in screen-based media (film, television and digital media) to build, advance and sustain their careers nationally and internationally. WIFT-T does this through hands-on high quality programming, mentoring, networking, and industry events that recognize the talents and potential of women. Our mission is to enhance the skills of our members so they can become significant decision-makers at all levels of the industry.   Women Make Movies Women Make Movies is a multicultural, multiracial, non-profit media arts …

List of Press, Trade and Network Websites for Filmmakers.

Alternative Film Guide The Los Angeles-based Alternative Film Guide offers an “alternative,” offbeat look into the world of film through thought-provoking reviews, in-depth interviews with filmmakers and authors, and extensive coverage of film awards, gay/gay-related cinema, political/socially conscious films, and assorted film events (mostly in the Los Angeles area). Bright Lights Film Journal Bright Lights Film Journal is a popular-academic hybrid of movie analysis, history, and commentary, looking at classic and commercial, independent, exploitation, and international film from a wide range of vantage points from the aesthetic to the political. A prime area of focus is on the connection between capitalist society and the images that reflect, support, or subvert it — movies as propaganda. Broadcast Freelancer Broadcast Freelancer is the best source of freelance radio and TV jobs and talent in UK TV and radio – it also provides vital job leads, news, information, careers and training information all dedicated to UK TV and radio freelancers and their employers. BroadcastNow Broadcast is the only weekly magazine for the TV and radio industry, delivering the …

List of European Film Institutions

“i2i Audiovisual” “i2i Audiovisual” is designed to facilitate access to financing from banks and other financial institutions by subsidising part of the cost of the guarantees required by these institutions and/or part of the financing itself. Cineuropa – The best of European Cinema Site dedicated to European cinema, films, actors, filmmakers, professionals, producers, distributors, sales agents, scriptwriters, film finance and the film industry as a whole… CORDIS: Servizio comunitario d’informazione in materia di Ricerca e Sviluppo An information space for European Research and Development (R&D) and exploitation of European R&D results Department of Culture, Media and Sport We aim to improve the quality of life for all through cultural and sporting activities, to support the pursuit of excellence and to champion the tourism, creative and leisure industries East European Network of Associations of Private Broadcasters The network was established in 2000 with the support of Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. As of today it brings together 8 broadcasters’ associations from the SEE region, representing almost 800 broadcasters. Members of SEENAPB are national broadcasters’ associations in …

List of Useful Websites for Filmmakers.

Film Specific – Distribution Tools & Solutions for Independent Filmmakers The premier online resource for independent filmmakers serious about getting their projects made, seen and distributed worldwide. Leverage our expertise in the international marketplace, tap into our interactive, multi-media training bank and suite of professional tools, propel your projects forward at any stage of production, and expand the possibilities for your film. IoFilm Iofilm is probably the longest continuously running film ezine in the UK. Distribution consultant Peter Broderick says filmmakers should consider new strategies for distributing their films to avoid future disappointment. Lux Distribution Guide This is a beginner’s guide to distributing and promoting artists’ film and video work. It will take you through marketing and materials that you will need, organisations that may be able to assist, to possible exhibition channels. UK Film Distributors This list provides contacts for key film distributors in the UK. Filmmakers.com Database of films and artists. IndieClub If you have a passion for making movies and you are looking for others who have similar interests, you have come …

List of International Sales Agencies and Companies for Film and TV.

ADRIANA CHIESA ENTERPRISES (IT) ADRIANA CHIESA ENTERPRISES SRL (A.C.E.), was founded in 1990 by Adriana Chiesa Di Palma. Though at creation, A.C.E.’s principal activity was international film distribution, today it also acquires films, concludes co-productions and actively participates in the development of film projects. ARCLIGHT FILMS PTY (AU, US) Arclight Films is a full service international sales, production and distribution company. Founded in Australia in 2002 by Gary Hamilton and Victor Syrmis, the company currently has offices in Los Angeles, New York, London, Sydney, Melbourne, Toronto and Tokyo, and works with many of the most creative and successful professionals in the entertainment industry. Arclight Films encompasses two subsidiary releasing labels, Darclight Films and Easternlight Films. The labels catering respectively to genre films and Asian films are the product of Arclight’s unique understanding of the global marketplace, and its experience and expertise at effectively positioning films within it. BETA CINEMA (DE) Beta Cinema is the theatrical division of Beta Film. Launched in 2001, Beta Cinema has established itself as a “boutique-operation” for independent feature films with …