Hollywood Film and TV Groups

Industry groups that hold events in Hollywood…

  • The Academy Events and Exhibitions: A monthly events and exhibitions calendar for public programs and events of the Academy foundation.
  • Actor’s Advantage Showcase: Collective of actors, comedians, independent film makers, acting teachers, writers and film festival directors, bringing actors directly in front of casting directors and agents. Weekly workshops. Cost varies.
  • Alameda Writers Group: A non-profit group of writers helping writers to write more and better.
  • The American Society of Cinematographers: Committed to educating aspiring filmmakers and others about the art and craft of cinematography. Frequent events.
  • Arclight coming soon movie listings: A list of upcoming movies available for purchase.
  • Artivst Awards: An organization fueling a movement of using film to create positive change.
  • BBC Comedy: Lists BBC network’s comedic shows.
  • Below the Line: A place to gather the crew responsible for the film and other interested parties and discuss movies.
  • The Caucus for Producers, Writers, & Directors: Linking the best of Hollywood and Television’s creative content providers with the rest of the web world. Frequent events
  • Digital Media Artists, Los Angeles: Association for professionals creating imagery for video, film, and other media using desktop tools. Meets monthly, third Tuesday of the month.
  • Done Deal Pro: A monthly newsletter for sales, news, links, and more.
  • E Online Insider:  The inside scoop to Hollywood’s entertainment and stars.
  • Editors’ Lounge: Networking and resources for post-production professionals. Meets monthly.
  • Edwards Skerbelis Entertainment: Online Hollywood and Film Workshops.
  • Emotional Toolbox: Organization about the emotional side of films.
  • Film Independent: Non-profit organization dedicated to helping independent filmmakers. Screenings and events held on a regular basis. $95/year.
  • Find the Funny: 
  • Greater Los Angeles Writers Society: Non-profit association dedicated to mentoring writers in all genres and levels of expertise. Monthly meetings and special events, forth Saturday of the month.
  • Independent Filmmakers of the Inland Empire: Like-minded individuals serious about film making, centered in the Inland Empire. Meets monthly and special events, first Wednesday of the month.
  • Independent Filmmaker Project:An organization dedicated to the growth of independent films. Hosts the Gotham Awards.
  • Independent Film and Television Alliance: The global trade association and voice advocate for independent film and television.
  • IO West Theater: Provides a calendar for comedy events. Also provides comedy classes and business solutions.
  • LA 3-D Club: Group of 3D stereo photographers that meet in Pasadena on the third Thursday of the month. $30 membership.
  • LAdobe: Aims to share knowledge of all things Adobe, and present the best speakers and events for the Los Angeles tech, creative and development communities. Monthly meetings every fourth Thursday at 7:00pm. Free.
  • Landmark theaters film club: Access to Landmark theater events. Free.
  • LA Writers Group: Writers workshops and 8-week programs. Cost varies.
  • Los Angeles Creative Pro Users Group: A forum used to discuss non-linear editing systems.
  • Los Angeles Final Cut Pro User Group: Meetings held every fourth Wednesday of the month.
  • Los Angeles Women in Music: Dedicated to fostering equal opportunity for women and men in the music industry. Cost varies. Various monthly meetings. 
  • National Association of Record Industry Professionals: Created specifically for record industry professionals, NARIP promotes education, career advancement and good will among record executives. Membership options from $9.95/month to $395/year.
  • Tubefilter News: Growing the audience of web television. Meetings fourth Thursday of the month.
  • ScreenPlayLab: Hollywood film and TV professionals that meets monthly in Beverly Hills on the second or third Thursday of the month. FREE.
  • Showbiz Store & Cafe: Retail store in New York and Los Angeles catering to the specific technology needs of the media and entertainment industry and supporting local filmmakers and emerging talent through our industry-related events, workshops, special discounts and scholarship programs. Cost Varies.
  • The Scriptwriters Network: An educational, non-profit, volunteer-driven organization created by writers for writers and industry professionals. $90 annual membership.
  • Women in Film: Aiming to empower, promote and mentor women in the entertainment and media industries. Membership cost varies.
  • Writers Guild Foundation: Founded by Writers Guild members to benefit writers in the entertainment business. Cost  varies.
  • The Writers Junction: Weekly events promoting both the solitude of writing and the value of social contact throughout the day.

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