...For Making Your Doc
- Posted: 30th Mar 2010
- Category: Online Resources
BECTU is the independent union for those working in broadcasting, film, theatre, entertainment, leisure, interactive media and allied areas who are primarily based in the United Kingdom.
Subscription service for jobs in the UK tv industry, plus news and other resources.
The digital revolution continues, with material available for non-commercial use. Creative Commons is a nonprofit organisation that offers flexible copywright licences for creative works.
Disability Arts in London (DAIL) Magazine publishes news, views, previews and reviews of the work of disabled artists in London and beyond. It provides a forum where people can express different views about all aspects of disability arts.
FREE US-based community for documentary filmmakers who share information, leads and ideas via a mailing list, website and events.
Forum for documentary filmmakers who can easily upload there short documentaries onto the site free of charge to be viewed by all those who visit the site.
A database listing all the jobs in the film world in a number of cities. Free to join this website offers valuable information and advice to filmmakers.
Pact is the UK trade association that represents and promotes the commercial interests of independent feature film, television, animation and interactive media companies.
The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an 'Internet library,' with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format.
Based in Glasgow and funded by Channel 4 and the BBC, this is an excellent resource for information on filmmaking.
An online community for filmmakers with daily email bulletins, including a Documentary Network. They have also produced a guide on funding: "How to get your Documentary Funded and Distributed".
Skillset is the Sector Skills Council for the Audio Visual Industries (broadcast, film, video, interactive media and photo imaging).
News and resource site for student filmmakers to which links can be uploaded. You can also subscribe to a free magazine keeping you informed of all things film and student.
Showreel is essential reading for all professionals in movies and television, as well as film students. Each issue, we test the latest hardware and software for both production and post, as well as reviewing the pick of the independent movie scene.
Axess is the UK's only registered charity that is also a professional film company, working to help other charities.
Regional screen agency for the East Midlands whose aim is to place media at the heart of the cultural economy of the region.
The new film office for Birmingham, supporting and developing the film and television industry in the city.
Regional screen agency for the London area supporting the growth and development of all the screen industries based in the capital - film, television, video, commercials and new interactive media.
Trade organisation for the content industries, including libraries and researchers. Its website has a great Footage Finder service, as well as a Researcher Finder too.
East London-based resource and training centre specialising in film and photography. They provide state of the art equipment and facilities.
NORTHERN FILM AND MEDIA
Regional screen agency for the North Eastwhose job is to encourage more people to watch and make independent films.
NORTH WEST VISION
Regional screen agency for the North West of England. Over the last three years they have been busy behind the scenes, supporting, funding and promoting TV and film production in the Northwest.
Regional screen agency for East Anglia and the surrounding areas. They are dedicated to developing, supporting and promoting the film and media industries and culture in the East of England.
Regional screen agency for the South of England, stretching from Kent to Oxford.
SCREEN WEST MIDLANDS
Screen West Midlands' mission is to create a thriving screen media industry in Midlands. Aiming to support, promote and develop the screen media industry through areas such as production, education, exhibition, archive and skills development.
Based in Leeds, Screen Yorkshire is the regional screen agency - the gateway to the best in film, broadcast and digital media in the Yorkshire and Humber region. They are responsible for inspiring, promoting and supporting a successful long-term film and media sector for the region.
SOUTH WEST SCREEN
South West Screen is the funding and support agency for the cultural and economic development of film, television and digital media in South West England.
The only online service specialising in helping newcomers break into TV and film. Post your CV and hundreds of programme makers will see your potential. They have over 1300 producers registered with them.
UK FILM COUNCIL
The government agency for film in the UK, distributing government and lottery funding centrally and via the BFI, Skillset, First Light and the regional screen agencies.
Free employment advice to those who work in the UK Film and TV industries, supported by women in film and television in the UK Film Council.
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