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Best of the Web: Performing Arts » Film » Associations & Organizations
American Cinema Editors Society
ACE is an honorary society of film editors dedicated to the advancement of the craft. This site features membership and magazine subscription information, an organization history, and internship and competition details.
American Film Institute
National arts organization devoted to film, television and video, serves as a point of national focus and coordination for the many individuals and institutions concerned with the moving image as art. Institute programs emanate from the AFI campus in Los Angeles and the AFI Theater in the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Website links to programs, training and education opportunities, festivals.
Association of Motion Picture Sound
UK-based organization supporting film sound technicians. Provides a members list and a newsletter
Casting Society of America
CSA is an organization of professional Casting Directors from all fields. Provides industry related links to PERFORMING ARTS UNIONS AND GUILDS , ELECTRONIC CASTING LINKS and OTHER FILM, TELEVISION AND THEATRE LINKS
Directors Guild of America
Member information, news, magazine. Links to studio, distributors, reference, publications, and member home pages.
Film Society of Lincoln Center
Information on all Film Society's programs and events, ranging from screenings at Walter Reade Theater to summaries of major events such as the New York Film Festival
Independent Feature Project
IFP was founded in 1979 on a belief that a truly vital American cinema must include the personal, idiosyncratic, and sometimes controversial voices of filmmakers working outside of the established studio system.
Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA)
The people that rate the movies.
National Film Preservation Foundation
NFPF is the nonprofit organization created by the U.S. Congress to save America's film heritage. Working with archives and others who appreciate film, the NFPF supports preservation activities nationwide that ensure the physical survival of film and improve access to film for study, education and exhibition.
New York Film/Video Council
The New York Film/Video Council is the oldest continuously operating non-profit organization serving the non-theatrical and independent film and video community in New York City. Monthly programs include screenings, seminars and panel discussions on topics such as: production funding, new media technologies, distribution, exhibition, as well as a variety of issues facing film and video producers. Site includes calendars of events, and interesting and diversifies links to all aspects of film production. Of particular interest may be the international film
New York Women In Film & Television
Nonprofit, professional membership organization for women working in the film and television industries.
Women In Film Homepage
Women In Film is a professional organization founded in Los Angeles in 1973 with the commitment to recognize, develop, and actively promote the unique visions of women in the global communications industry.