Industry Resources

The organizations below are great entertainment industry resources.

WOMEN IN FILM

This organization seeks to help those who identify as a women receive the support they need to succeed in entertainment.

The Actors Fund

The Actors Fund fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan.

CAPE Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment

CAPE champions diversity by educating, connecting, and empowering Asian American and Pacific Islander artists and leaders in entertainment and media.

Deadline

Breaking Hollywood news since 2006.

NBC

Learn about the studio’s talent infusion programs. Notices are posted here and their Facebook page.

ABC

Learn about ABC’s talent development programs.

WOMEN IN ANIMATION

Founded in 1995, WIA is the only organization dedicated to advancing women in the field of animation. We envision a world where women share equally in the creation, production and rewards of animation, and we provide resources and connections to make it happen.

NAACP

The NAACP has created a comprehensive list of media diversity programs.

Writers Guild of America

With headquarters on the west and east coast, this is the labor union for tv and film writers.

SAG AFTRA

Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists is an American labor union representing approximately 160,000 film and television actors, journalists, radio personalities, recording artists, singers, voice actors, and other media professionals worldwide.

Backstage

Find and apply to over 5000 casting calls, auditions and roles on Backstage. This site also features articles from industry professionals.

UCLA Diversity Report

The UCLA Social Sciences department conducts a yearly diversity report.

Race Forward

Race Forward brings systemic analysis and an innovative approach to complex race issues to help people take effective action toward racial equity. 

Me Too Movement

Join the movement. Support survivors and end sexual violence.

The Legend- Angry Asian Man

The greatest blog bringing awareness to Asian issues in America. A must read. Please listen to Philip Yu’s podcast They Call Us Bruce.

Society for Cinema and Media

The Society for Cinema and Media Studies is the leading scholarly organization in the United States dedicated to promoting a broad understanding of film, television, and related media through research and teaching grounded in the contemporary humanities tradition.

Bradford Rogne

Bradford Rogne is the best headshot photographer in Los Angeles. He truly wants you to be the best you can be. An unforgettable experience that will guide your career in the right direction. Asian American Film highly recommends his expertise.

USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative

The Annenberg Inclusion Initiative is the leading think tank in the world studying diversity and inclusion in entertainment through original research and sponsored projects. Please read the diversity reports released every year.


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