Selected Resources

The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry.

  • 411 Publishing: Production resources for film, TV, commercials, video and music-video production. Includes links to NYC411, LA411 and Variety411.
  • Animation World Network: Animation industry news, jobs and internship postings.
  • Backstage: Where performers can get information to succeed in the entertainment business. Includes career advice and casting information.
  • Find internships in TV, Film, PR and more using this search engine.
  • Entertainment Jobs & Internships: A range of opportunities in a variety of entertainment companies (studios, networks, agency, production, PR and more).
  • Greenlight Jobs: A job posting aggregator offering up to date job listings across all platform. 
  • Mandy's Film and Television DirectoryOnline job board for opportunities from freelance to full time.
  • MEOjobs: aggregates career opportunities in media, communications and the arts
  • Motionographer: A source of inspiration for filmmakers, animators and designers.
  • Production Hub: An online marketplace for broadcast TV, motion picture, pro video, live event, corporate and digital media production.
  • Showbizjobs: The entertainment professionals network.
  • Women in Film: Has an internship and a mentoring program.

Selected Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership- based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.

  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: World's preeminent movie-related organization of the most accomplished men & women working in cinema.
  • American Film Institute (AFI): Provides leadership in film, television and digital media and is dedicated to initiatives that engage the past, the present and the future of the moving image arts.
  • The Independent (AIVF): Information for independent, grassroots and activist media-makers, providing inspiration and information for their films and video projects, as well as creating connections to the larger independent media community.
  • National Association of Broadcasters: Includes an index of TV and radio stations as well as information about internships in the field.
  • Promax/BDA: International association for entertainment marketing professionals.
  • Screen Actors Guild (SAG): SAG-AFTRA brings together the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. 
  • Writers Guild of America, East and Writers Guild of America: Labor unions composed of writers who contribute to everything from TV shows to new media.