- Film Works CA
Public education campaign to bring filming back to California, efforts to combat runaway productions leaving for tax incentive states or to countries with cheap labor.
- Film Works CA — Resources & Links
Information, reports, and statistics of impact of filming to the state of California and loss of revenue as a result.
- The Punishing Hours of Working on a Hollywood Set
Film & tv producer, Gavin Polone speaks to the harsh realities and ramifications faced by crew working grueling hours on set.
- Legal Internet Downloading
A list of sites where visitors can legally download/stream movies, TV shows, and music.
- Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Science
- Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
- The Actors Fund
The Actors Fund is a national human services organization here to meet the needs of our entertainment community with a unique understanding of the challenges involved in a life in the arts.
- California Federation of Labor
- Contract Services Administration Trust Fund
Collective bargaining agreements between the film and television industry's West Coast Studio Local Unions and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).
- Costume Society of America
The Costume Society of America fosters an understanding of the appearance and dress practices of people across the globe through research, education, preservation, and design.
- Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
FIDM offers a focused curriculum that integrates creative and leadership skills to develop graduates for the global industries of Fashion, Visual Arts, Interior Design and Entertainment.
- The Hollywood Reporter
- IATSE International
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
- IATSE District 2
District 2 of the I.A.T.S.E. represents Local IA Unions, whose members work in the entertainment industry in Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada. District 2 represents 49 locals, reflecting approximately 45,000 members.
- Local 705
Motion Picture Costumers are skilled, creative experts who make every costume design a reality– no matter what the demands of the production.
- Local 800
Art Directors & Scenic Title and Graphic Artists, Set Designers & Model Makers, Illustrators & Matte Artists, Digital Artists
- Local 829
A labor union and professional association of Designers, Artists, Craftspeople, and Department Coordinators, organized to protect craft standards, working conditions, and wages for the entertainment and decorative arts industries.
- Los Angeles County Federation of Labor AFL-CIO
We are a federation of over 300 affiliated union and labor organizations representing more than 800,000 members, each with its own unique story and background.
- Motion Picture Industry Pension & Health
Trust funds established by collective bargaining agreements between many of the unions and employers in the motion picture production industry.
- Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF)
MPTF supports working and retired members of the entertainment community with a safety net of health and social services, including temporary financial assistance, case management, and residential living.
- Producers Guild
A non-profit trade organization that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television, and new media.
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