__Resources for Independent Filmmakers & Industry Professionals

Indie Film News & Events

Internet Movie Database; IMDB.com indie film news; Roger's Page: www.IMDB.com/name/nm1123863/ 

Film Threat; indie film reviews, film festival updates, by Chris Gore

Film Festivals; The Latest Film Festival News

Indie Film; Independent Film News

Rotten Tomatoes; film reviews

Four Word Film Review; film reviews

Aint It Cool
; news, reviews and rumors on upcoming films.

TV Tome; television credits and reviews


Film Independent; screenings, events, networking

Filmmakers Alliance; filmmaker support, events

Without A Box; Int'l Film Festival Submission System

Creative Actors Alliance; Free monthly seminars, networking.

Media Network Group; free newsletter of industry events.

East West Players; theatre, workshops, events, networking.

Coalition of Asian Pacific's in Entertainment; screenings, networking.

American Film Institute; various membership levels

Free Casting Sites

Breakdown Services; free to post casting notices, costs for actors to submit.

Casting Networks, L.A.; free to post, free for actors to submit if represented

Now Casting; free to post; monthly membership costs for actors.

My 8 By 10; Actor database/ castings

Crew Postings/Crew Sites

Mandy; free to post once every 30 days for no/lo/deferred paying projects

Craigslist LA; costs to find no/lo/deferred paid crew.

Wooden Nickel Lighting; discounted Lighting & Grip Equipment.

Actors and Crew.com; actor/crew posting site.

Free Business Cards

Vista Print; free business cards with 30 templates to choose; but with shipping costs

Copies/ Duplications/ Lithographs

Script Copier, www.ScriptCopier.com , 6404 Wilshire Blvd, LA, 90048, 323-655-2639; competetive rate

Free Publications/ Subscriptions for Filmmakers

Production Update Magazine; Location shooting articles/ resources.

Digital Video Magazine; For cinematographers and digital camera buffs.

Creative Screenwriting Magazine; Free online subscription.

Crain; free subsciption to Creativity magazine.

CE-Pro; free subscription to CE Pro magazine.

Videography; free subscription to Videography magazine.

General Industry Magazines/ Publications

Hollywood Reporter (An AmerAsian product placement sponsor); considerable SAG discounts offered.

Daily Variety Magazine;free to browse at most libraries.

Filmmaker Magazine; articles about the latest indie films.

Backstage West; actor? trade, free to browse at most libraries.

Ross Reports; actor? trade resource, lists all current productions.

Below the Line News; Crew trade, lists all current productions.

Hollywood Creative Directory; master industry directory of contacts.

Screen Daily; Screen International Magazine

Affordable Website Design

Steven Bakos, Triofilm; helped to create artwork and updates for this site

Free Convention Exhibit Floor Convention Passes

Digital Video Expo

High Definition Expo

Electronic House Expo

Entertainment Media Expo

Free internet and wireless connections

Any local library; 15 to 60 min. increments with free library card sign up

Los Angeles Pulbic Library; Home Page for the L.A. Public Library

Burbank Public Library; Home Page for the Burbank Public Library

Acting Institutions

EdgeMar where the Larry Moss Studio is located

Locations/ Permits

Burbank Police & Traffic
Info on the necessary Burbank permits.

City of Burbank
Official site for the city of Burbank.

Country Inn & Suites
A link for the Country Inn and Suites of Calabasas.

Pierce College
Official site for Pierce College.

College Baseball News Sites

Mixed Race Organizations

Hapas - A community for those of partial Asian descent

ScreenWriter Sites

Other Unions & Guilds
Screen Actors Guild

American Federation of TV & Radio Artists

Directors Guild of America

Producers Guild of America

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AmerAsian [a’merikan ‘eizn] / noun, adj./ 1. a person of Asian descent who is born in America 2. an adverse relationship between an American-born Asian and an All-American 3. A person sharing Caucasian and Asian descent or ancestry.