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- Academy of TV Arts and Sciences
The official site for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
- American Society of Cinematographers
The website for the American Society of Cinematographers features news updates, limited access to the Society's publication American Cinematographer, and tutorials for amateur and novice filmmakers.
- Archive of American Television
This website, created by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation's Archive of American Television, is home to more than 500 interviews with TV pioneers.
- Black Film Research Online
A database of online resources pertaining to the study of black cinema. Users can search for collections contained in archives, public libraries, and university libraries, as well as for more specific online content on black cinema festivals and retrospectives and online scholarly resources.
- British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)
BAFTA is the leading independent charity supporting, developing, and promoting the art forms of the moving image in the UK, from Film and Television to Video Games and Interactive Media. The website offers articles, photos, videos, podcasts, a guide to directing, a calendar of events, as well as a searchable database of BAFTA award winners.
- Directors Guild of America
Although most of the information here can only be accessed by DGA members, non-registered visitors can access current and back issues of the DGA Weekly and the DGA Monthly. The multimedia section also features accessible streaming video from the members-only DGA Visual History Program.
- Documentary is never neutral
This online resource for political documentary makers features essays, interviews, articles, a list of organizations and people involved in community and grassroots media, and lists of online and "real world" resources.
- European Film Academy
The website for the European Film Academy, which unites more than 2,000 European film professionals with the common aim of promoting European film culture, features updates on its activities (including conferences and master classes) and on the annual European Film Awards.
- International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
IATSE represents craftspeople in the theatrical, motion picture, and television industries. The website provides basic information about the union and its history.
- Irish Film Productions Archive
Information about Irish film productions from the Irish Film Archive.
- Margaret Herrick Library
Huge collection of film-related material, including fan magazines, photographs, clippings, screenplays, and more.
- Old Corral: B Westerns
An extensive fan-created database of B westerns made during the heyday of the Hollywood studio system, between 1930 and 1960. Users can find information and photos on individual productions and on the stars of B westerns. Also included is historical information on the rise and fall of B picture/western production during this period.
- PBS 30-Second Candidate
An interactive online exhibit about the history and production of presidential campaign commercials, featuring a historical timeline and clips of interviews with campaign-ad experts. The site also is host to a short video emphasizing the craft of creating commercials (and its similarity to the craft of cinema) and a dissection of how the famous "Eisenhower Answers America" ads were created.
- Ray Carney
The official website of Ray Carney, a leading critic and scholar on American independent film and art film. The website has three sections with selections from Carney's lectures, interviews, and writing: the John Cassavetes Pages, the Independent Film Pages, and Film and Other Arts Pages.
- Screen Actors Guild
Non-members can access current issues of the SAG publication Screen Actor Magazine. There is also an extensive SAG history section, which includes an interactive timeline and access to historical artifacts in the online museum.
- Sloan Science and Film
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Science and Film website hosted by the Museum of the Moving Image "supports the creation of realistic and entertaining stories about science and technology, many of which challenge existing stereotypes about scientists and engineers". The website features full-length digital films, dialogues between scholars and filmmakers, and a selection of articles written by film critics.
- Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
SMPTE is a professional organization "founded in 1916 to advance theory and development in the motion imaging field." The website includes information on the history of SMPTE as well as current information about the society's ongoing projects.
- TV Heroes
A site edited by Richard G. Elen that features profiles and interviews of pioneering TV engineers, directors, tycoons, announcers, technicians, and more. Focused primarily on the UK.
- Women Make Movies
Women Make Movies is a distributor of independent films made by and about women.
- Writers Guild of America, East
The website for the East Coast branch of WGA includes information specific to the New York-based industry, daily news updates, and basic information.