Guides & Resources
Guild or Unions
Association Of Film Commissioners International (afci)
The Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) is a non-profit educational organization founded in 1975 to serve the growing needs of film and television production. 
Producers Guild Of America
The Producers Guild of America is the non-profit trade group that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media.
Writers Guild Of America, West
The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) is a labor union composed of the thousands of writers who write the television shows, movies, news programs, documentaries, animation, videogames and new media content that keep audiences constantly entertained and informed.
Independent Film & Television Alliance
The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) is the global trade association of independent producers and distributors of motion picture and television programming.
American Guild Of Variety Artists
The American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA) is an AFL-CIO-affiliated labor union founded in 1939 to represent performing artists and stage managers for live performances in the variety
American Guild Of Musical Artists
Artists may be vulnerable to exploitation or illegal discrimination. They need protection. They can find it by joining AGMA, the American Guild of Musical Artists.
Actors' Equity Association
Actors' Equity Association (“Equity"), founded in 1913, is the U.S. labor union that represents more than 50,000 Actors and Stage Managers.
Australian Directors Guild
The Australian Directors Guild (ADG) is an industry association representing interests of film, television/digital media directors, documentary makers, animators throughout Australia.
Teamsters Local 399 Hollywood
This Union represents workers in the Motion Picture Industry, including firms that produce feature films, television programs, commercials, and live theatrical productions.
Motion Picture Sound Editors
MPSE is an organization dedicated to improving the recognition of its members by educating the public and the rest of the filmmaking community as to the artistic merit of sound editing.