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Unions, Guilds and Associations
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)
www.oscars.org
Honorary organization of motion-picture professionals founded to advance the arts and sciences of motion pictures.
8949 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211-1972
Phone 310-247-3000
Fax 310-859-9619/310-859-9351
Email publicity@oscars.org
Tom Sherak, President
Bruce Davis, Executive Director
Leslie Unger, Director, Communications

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
www.emmys.tv
Nonprofit trade organization for the advancement of telecommunications arts and sciences.
5220 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
Phone: 818-754-2800
Fax: 818-761-2827
Alan Perris, Chief Operating Officer
Frank Kohler, Chief Financial & Administrative Officer
John Leverence, Sr. VP, Awards
Laurel Whitcomb, VP, Marketing
Terri Clark, Executive Director, Television Academy Foundation
Gregory Sims, Director, Human Resources
Victoria Smart, Director, Membership
Juan Morales, Director, Membership Publications
Lisa Fike, Controller
Ava Surrena, Director, Corporate Relations
Scott Buford, Art Director
Karalee Vint, Director, Board Relations
Stephen Laughlin, Director, Information Technology

Actors’ Equity Association (AEA)
www.actorsequity.org
Labor union representing U.S. actors and stage managers working in the professional theatre.
165 W. 46th St., 15th Fl.
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-869-8530
Fax: 212-719-9815

Chicago
125 S. Clark St., Ste. 1500
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: 312-641-0393
Fax: 312-641-6365

Orlando
10319 Orangewood Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32821
Phone: 407-345-8600
Fax: 407-345-1522

Los Angeles
6755 Hollywood Blvd., 5th Fl.
Hollywood, CA 90028
Phone: 323-978-8080
Fax: 323-978-8081

San Francisco
350 Sansome St., Ste. 900
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-391-3838
Fax: 415-391-0102
Nick Wyman, President
John Connolly, National Executive Director

Actors’ Fund of America
www.actorsfund.org
Nonprofit organization providing for the social welfare of entertainment professionals.
729 Seventh Ave., 10th Fl.
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-221-7300/800-221-7303
Fax: 212-764-0238
E-mail: info@actorsfund.org

Los Angeles
5757 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 400
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone: 323-933-9244
Fax: 323-933-7615

Chicago
203 N. Wabash Ave., Ste. 2104
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-372-0989
Fax: 312-372-0272

Actors’ Work Program
www.actorsfund.org
Private nonprofit organization assisting all members of the entertainment community.
5757 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 400
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone: 323-933-9244
Fax: 323-933-7615
E-mail: info@actorsfund.org

New York
729 Seventh Ave., 11th Fl.
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-221-7300
Fax: 212-921-4295
Alliance for Women in Media
www.awrt.org
National organization supporting the advancement of women in the communications industry.
1760 Old Meadow Rd., Ste. 500
McLean, VA 22102
Phone: 703-506-3290
Fax: 703-506-3266
E-mail: info@awrt.org
Cary J. Broussard, President

Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television & Radio Artists (ACTRA)
www.actra.ca
Labor union founded to negotiate, safeguard, and promote the professional rights of Canadian performers working in film, television, video, and all recorded media.
625 Church St., 3rd Fl.
Toronto, ON M4Y 2G1 Canada
Phone: 800-387-3516/416-489-1311
Fax: 416-489-8076
E-mail: national@actra.ca, info@actratoronto.com

Alliance of Motion Pictures & Television Producers (AMPTP)
www.amptp.org
Trade association involved with labor issues within the motion-picture and television industries.
15503 Ventura Blvd., Bldg. E
Sherman Oaks, CA 91436
Phone: 818-995-3600
Fax: 818-382-1793
Carol Lombardini, President

American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AADA)
www.aada.org
Offers a two-year professional actor’s training program, a third year advanced performance program and a six-week summer program. Nonprofit and accredited.
1336 N. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: 323-464-2777/800-463-8990
Fax: 323-464-1250

New York
120 Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10016
Roger Croucher, President
Marguerite Artura, President, Los Angeles Division

American Booksellers Association (ABA)
www.bookweb.org
Nonprofit organization of independently owned bookstores with retail storefront locations.
200 White Plains Rd. Ste. 600
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Phone: 800-637-0037/914-591-2665
Fax: 914-591-2720
E-mail: info@bookweb.org
American Cinema Editors, Inc. (ACE)
www.ace-filmeditors.org
www.americancinemaeditors.com
Honorary society made up of editors deemed to be outstanding in their field.
100 Universal City Plaza
Verna Fields Bldg. 2282, Rm. 190
Universal City, CA 91608
Phone: 818-777-2900
Fax: 818-733-5023
E-mail: amercinema@earthlink.net
Randy Roberts, President
Jennifer McCormick, Managing Director

American Cinematheque at the Egyptian & Aero Theatres
www.egyptiantheatre.com
www.americancinematheque.com
Nonprofit cultural arts organization programming specialty film series at the Egyptian and Aero Theatres.
6712 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: 323-461-2020/323-466-FILM
Fax: 323-461-9737
Margot Gerber, Marketing & Publicity Manager
Barbara Smith, Executive Director

American Federation of Film Producers (AFFP)
www.filmfederation.net
Trade organization of creative professionals committed to excellence in filmmaking.
3000 W. Alameda Ave., Ste. 1585
Burbank, CA 91523
Phone: 818-840-4924
Brent Roske, President

American Federation of Television & Radio Artists (AFTRA)
www.aftra.org
Labor organization representing broadcast performers.
5757 Wilshire Blvd., 9th Fl.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone: 323-634-8100
Fax: 323-634-8246
E-mail: losangeles@aftra.com
aftrany@aftra.com

New York
260 Madison Ave., 7th Fl.
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-532-0800
Fax: 212-532-2242
Roberta Reardon, President
Holter Graham, President, AFTRA New York
Ron Morgan, President, AFTRA Los Angeles
Kim Roberts Hedgpeth, National Executive Director
Stephen Burrow, Executive Director, New York Chapter
William F. Thomas, Executive Director, Los Angeles
American Film Institute (AFI)
www.afi.com
Organization dedicated to preserving and advancing the art of the moving image through events, exhibitions and education.
2021 N. Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: 323-856-7600
Fax: 323-467-4578
E-mail: ldevilla@afi.com
Bob Gazzale, CEO/President
Liza deVilla, Chief Communications Officer

American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA)
Labor union representing performers in Broadway, off-Broadway, and cabaret productions, as well as theme park and nightclub performers.
4741 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Ste. 208
Valley Village, CA 91607
Phone: 818-508-9984
Fax: 818-508-3029
E-mail: agvawest@earthlink.net

New York
363 Seventh Ave., 17th Fl.
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212-675-1003
Fax: 212-633-0097
Allison Donnelly, West Coast Representative
Steve Rosen, West Coast Representative

American Humane Association (AHA)
Western Regional Office Film & TV Unit
www.americanhumane.org/film
Watchdog organization dedicated to preventing cruelty to animal actors performing in films and television.
15366 Dickens St.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Phone: 818-501-0123/800-677-3420
Fax: 818-501-8725
Marie Belew Wheatley, President/CEO, AHA

American Society of Cinematographers (ASC)
www.theasc.com
Society representing professional cinematographers, dedicated to improving the quality of motion picture presentation.
1782 N. Orange Dr.
Hollywood, CA 90028
Phone: 323-969-4333/800-448-0145
Fax: 323-882-6391
Michael Goi, President
Kim Weston, Administrative Assistant

American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP)
www.ascap.com
Performing rights organization representing composers, lyricists, songwriters, and music publishers. Additional offices in Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, Puerto Rico, and London.
7920 W. Sunset Blvd., 3rd Fl.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Phone: 323-883-1000
Fax: 323-883-1049
E-mail: info@ascap.com

New York
One Lincoln Plaza
New York, NY 10023
Phone: 212-621-6000
Fax: 212-724-9064

Nashville
2 Music Square West
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-742-5000
Fax: 615-742-5020

American Society of Young Musicians (ASYM)
www.asymusicians.org
Mailing address: PO Box 3860, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; National nonprofit organization committed to the enrichment and advancement of young musicians. Sponsor of the annual ASYM Benefit Concert and Awards.
3250 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 808
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone: 310-358-8300
Fax: 310-358-8304
E-mail: jarvee@asymusicians.org
Jarvee E. Hutcherson, National President

Art Directors Guild & Scenic, Title and Graphic Artists
www.artdirectors.org
Organization representing production designers, art directors, assistant art directors and scenic, title and graphic designers.
c/o Local 800 I.A.T.S.E.
11969 Ventura Blvd., 2nd Fl.
Studio City, CA 91604
Phone: 818-762-9995
Fax: 818-762-9997
Tom Walsh, President
Lydia Zimmer, Office Manager

Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI)
www.afci.org
Organization providing representation and support to member film commissions.
109 E. 17th St.
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone: 307-637-4422
Fax: 413-375-2903
E-mail: info@afci.org
Bill Lindstrom, CEO
Robin James, President

Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP)
www.aicp.com
Organization representing interests of U.S. companies that specialize in producing commercials in various media (film, video, Internet, etc.) for advertisers and agencies.
650 N. Bronson Ave., Ste. 223B
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone: 323-960-4763
Fax: 323-960-4766
E-mail: info@aicp.com

New York
3 W. 18th St., 5th Fl.
New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212-929-3000
Fax: 212-929-3359
Steve Caplan, Executive VP
Christine Allen, Events Regional Events Manager

Association of Moving Image Archivists
www.amianet.org
Nonprofit professional association established to advance the field of moving-image archiving by fostering cooperation among individuals and organizations concerned with the acquisition, preservation, exhibition, and use of moving-image materials.
1313 N. Vine St.
Hollywood, CA 90028
Phone: 323-463-1500
Fax: 323-463-1506
E-mail: amia@amianet.org
Janice Simpson, President & Director of the Board
Keith LaQua, Executive Director

Association of Talent Agents (ATA)
www.agentassociation.com
Nonprofit trade association for talent agencies representing clients in the motion picture and television industries, as well as literary, theatre, radio, and commercial clients.
9255 Sunset Blvd., Ste. 930
Los Angeles, CA 90069
Phone: 310-274-0628
Fax: 310-274-5063
Shellie Jetton, Administrative Director

The Black Filmmaker Foundation (BFF)
www.dvrepublic.org
Nonprofit organization which administers an online community and a filmmaker lab.
11 W. 42nd St., 9th Fl.
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-253-1690
Fax: 718-407-0608
E-mail: hudlin@dvrepublic.org
Warrington Hudlin, Founder/Chief

BMI (Los Angeles)
www.bmi.com
8730 Sunset Blvd., 3rd Fl. West
Los Angeles, CA 90069
Phone: 310-659-9109/310-289-6300
Fax: 310-657-6947
Barbara Cane, VP/General Manager, Writer & Publisher Relations
Doreen Ringer Ross, VP, Film & TV Relations
Delia Orjuela, VP, Writer & Publisher Relations, Latin Music
Hanna Pantle, Assistant VP, Corporate & Media Relations
Michael Crepezzi, Executive Director, Performing Rights
Ray Yee, Executive Director, Film & TV Relations
Linda Livingston, Sr. Director, Film & TV Relations
Casey James Robinson, Director, Writer/Publisher Relations
Anne Cecere, Director, Film & TV Relations
Marissa Lopez, Assocate Director, Writer/Publisher Relations

BMI (New York)
www.bmi.com
320 W. 57th St.
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-586-2000
Fax: 212-246-2163
Del R. Bryant, President/CEO
Alison Smith, Sr. VP, Performing Rights
Phillip R. Graham, Sr. VP, Writer & Publisher Relations
Mike O’Neill, Sr. VP, Repertoire & Licensing
Richard Conlon, Sr. VP, Corporate Strategy, Communications & New Media
Robbin Ahrold, VP, Corporate Relations
Charlie Feldman, VP, Writer & Publisher Relations
Mark Barron, Assistant VP, Corporate Marketing
Samantha Cox, Executive Director, Writer/Publisher Relations
Ian Holder, Associate Director, Writer/Publisher Relations
Jamil Walker, Associate Director, Editorial Services & Media Relations

Breakdown Services
www.breakdownservices.com
Communications network and casting system providing integrated tools for casting directors and talent representatives, as well as casting information for actors.
2140 Cotner Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 310-276-9166/212-869-2003/604-943-7100

California Arts Council (CAC)
www.cac.ca.gov
State organization encouraging artistic awareness, expression, and participation reflecting California’s diverse cultures.
1300 I St., Ste. 930
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-322-6555/800-201-6201
Fax: 916-322-6575
E-mail: info@caartscouncil.com
Mary Beth Barber, Communications Director

Casting Society of America (CSA)
www.castingsociety.com
Trade organization of professional film and television casting directors.
606 N. Larchmont Blvd., Ste. 4B
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone: 323-463-1925
Fax: 323-463-5753

New York
c/o Bernard Telsey
311 W. 43rd St. 10th Fl.
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-868-1260
Fax: 212-868-1261
Angela Peabody
Alice S. Cassidy
Cinewomen
www.cinewomenny.org
Nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the advancement of women within the motion-picture industry.
PO Box 2078
New York, NY 10108
Phone: 212-604-4264
info@cinewomenny.org

Commercial Casting Directors Association (CCDA)
Organization dedicated to providing a level of professionalism for casting directors within the commercial industry.
c/o Jeff Gerard/Chelsea Studios
11340 Moorpark St.
Studio City, CA 91604
Phone: 818-782-9900

Costume Designers Guild (CDG)
www.costumedesignersguild.com
Union representing motion picture, television, and commercial costume designers. Promotes research, artistry, and technical expertise in the field of film and television costume design.
11969 Ventura Blvd., 1st Fl.
Studio City, CA 91604
Phone: 818-752-2400
Fax: 818-752-2402
E-mail: cdgia@earthlink.net
Deborah Landis, President
Rachael Stanley, Assistant Executive Director

The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG)
www.dvdinformation.com
Nonprofit trade consortium dedicated to promoting DVD and video. Partnership between hardware and software manufacturers to ensure all aspects of the home enterainment industry are accurately represented.
9229 Sunset Blvd., Ste. 425
Los Angeles, CA 90069
Phone: 310-888-2201
Fax: 310-888-2205
E-mail: getinfo@digitalentertainmentinfo.com
Amy Jo Smith, Executive Director

Directors Guild of America (DGA)
www.dga.org
Labor union representing film and television directors, unit production managers, 1st assistant directors, 2nd assistant directors, technical coordinators, tape associate directors, stage managers and production associates.
7920 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Phone: 800-421-4173/310-289-2000
Fax: 310-289-2029
New York
110 W. 57th St.
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-581-0370
Fax: 212-581-1441

Chicago
400 N. Michigan Ave., Ste. 307
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-644-5050
Fax: 312-644-5776

Doculink
www.doculink.org
An online community for documentary filmmakers who share information, leads, ideas, and a commitment to support each other’s growth as nonfiction filmmakers.
Robert Bahar, Director & Co-Founder
Antonia Kao, Co-Founder

The Dramatists Guild of America, Inc.
www.dramatistsguild.com
Professional association of playwrights, composers, and lyricists.
1501 Broadway, Ste. 701
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-398-9366
Fax: 212-944-0420
E-mail: director@dramatistsguild.com
Ralph Sevush, Executive Director

Entertainment Industries Council, Inc.
www.eiconline.org
Nonprofit organization founded in 1983 by leaders in the entertainment industry to provide information, awareness and understanding of major health and social issues among the entertainment industries and to audiences at large.
2600 W. Olive St., Ste. 574
Burbank, CA 91505
Phone: 818-333-5001
Fax: 818-333-5005
E-mail: eicwest@eiconline.org

Film Festival Group
www.filmfestivalgroup.com
Consulting service to film festivals around the world, specializing in start-up strategies, administration, sponsorship, marketing, special events, and technical production.
2245 India St., Ste. 201
Los Angeles, CA 90039
Phone: 323-667-1714
Fax: 267-222-7777
E-mail: info@festivalconsultants.com
Mitch Levine, President

Film Independent
www.filmindependent.org
Nonprofit service organization providing resources and information for independent filmmakers and industry professionals. Produces the Independent Spirit Awards and Los Angeles Film Festival.
9911 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Phone: 310-432-1200
Fax: 310-432-1203
Dawn Hudson, Executive Director

Filmmakers Alliance (FA)
www.filmmakersalliance.com
Community of film artists bound by a commitment to realize the full creative potential of independent film. Hosts monthly meetings, screenings, seminars, discussion forums, writers groups and staged readings.
1030 W. Hillcrest Blvd.
Inglewood, CA 90301
Phone: 310-568-0633
Fax: 213-291-0516
E-mail: info@filmmakersalliance.com

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA)
www.hfpa.org
646 N. Robertson Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Phone: 310-657-1731
Fax: 310-657-5576
E-mail: info@hfpa.org
Jorge Camara, President
Chantal Dinnage, Managing Director

Hollywood Radio & Television Society (HRTS)
www.hrts.org
Recognized as the entertainment industry’s premier networking and information forum. Through the signature Newsmaker Luncheon Series and other HRTS events, provides industry executives the opportunity to stay abreast of current trends while also staying connected to other key entertainment industry leaders.
13701 Riverside Dr., Ste. 205
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Phone: 818-789-1182
Fax: 818-789-1210
E-mail: info@hrts.org
Kevin Beggs, President
Dave Ferrara, Executive Director

Horror Writers Association
www.horror.org
Worldwide organization of horror and dark fantasy writers and publishing professionals.
244 Fifth Ave., Ste. 2767
New York, NY 10001
E-mail: hwa@horror.org
Deborah LaBlanc, President

The HUMANITAS Prize
www.humanitasprize.org
Prestigious prizes awarded to film and television writers whose produced scripts communicate values which most enrich the human person.
520 Broadway, Ste. 350
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: 310-454-8769
Fax: 310-496-4306
E-mail: info@humanitasprize.org
Frank Desiderio, C.S.P., President
Cara D’Antoni, Director
Cathleen Young, Executive Director

Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA)
www.ifta-online.org
Nonprofit trade association for the independent film and television industries.
10850 Wilshire Blvd., 9th Fl.
Los Angeles, CA 90024-4321
Phone: 310-446-1000
Fax: 310-446-1600
E-mail: info@ifta-online.org
Lloyd Kaufman, Chairman
Jean Prewitt, President/CEO
Jonathan Wolf, Executive VP/Managing Director

Independent Filmmaker’s Project (IFP)
www.ifp.org
Not-for-profit organization designed to foster a more sustainable infrastructure that supports independent filmmaking and ensures opportunities for the public to see films more accurately reflecting the full diversity of American culture. Presents the IFP Market, Gotham Awards, and Filmmaker Magazine.
68 Jay St., Rm. 425
New York, NY 11201
Phone: 212-465-8200
Fax: 212-465-8525
E-mail: newyorkmembership@ifp.org

Chicago
1104 S. Wabash, Ste. 403
Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: 312-235-0161
Fax: 312-235-1162

Seattle
1001 Lenora St.
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206-806-8490

St. Paul
2446 University Ave. W., Ste. 100
St. Paul, MN 55114
Phone: 651-644-1912
Fax: 651-644-5708
Joana Vicente, Interim Executive Director

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)
www.iatse-intl.org
Union representing technicians, artisans, and craftpersons in the entertainment industry, including live theatre, film and television production, and trade shows.
10045 Riverside Dr.
Toluca Lake, CA 91602
Phone: 818-980-3499
Fax: 818-980-3496
New York
1430 Broadway, 20th Fl.
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212-730-1770
Fax: 212-730-7809

International Documentary Association
www.documentary.org
Dedicated to supporting the efforts of nonfiction film and video makers throughout the United States and the world; Promotes the documentary form, expands opportunities for the production, distribution, and exhibition of documentary.
1201 W. Fifth St., Ste. M320
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: 213-534-3600
Fax: 213-534-3610
Diane Estelle Vicari, President
Michael Lumpkin, Executive Director

International Press Academy
www.pressacademy.com
Association of professional entertainment journalists.
9601 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 755
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: 310-550-8209
E-mail: info@pressacademy.com

The Norman Lear Center
www.learcenter.org
A multidisciplinary research and public policy center exploring implications of the convergence of entertainment, commerce, and society.
USC Annenberg School of Communication
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Phone: 213-821-1343
Fax: 213-821-1580
E-mail: enter@usc.edu

Location Managers Guild of America
www.locationmanagers.org
Professional association of Location Managers and Scouts in film, TV, commercials, music videos, and print advertising.
8033 Sunset Blvd., Ste. 1017
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Phone: 310-967-2007
E-mail: boardofdirectors@locationmanagers.org
Kayla Thames-Berge, President

Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA)
www.mpaa.org
Trade association for the U.S. motion-picture, home-video, and television industries.
15301 Ventura Blvd., Bldg. E
Encino, CA 91403
Phone: 818-995-6600
Fax: 818-382-1795
Bob Pisano, Interim CEO
Motion Picture Editors Guild
www.editorsguild.com
Union representing motion pictures, television, and commercial editors, sound technicians, and story analysts.
7715 Sunset Blvd., Ste. 200
Hollywood, CA 90046
Phone: 323-876-4770
Fax: 323-876-0861
E-mail: mail@editorsguild.com

New York
145 Hudson St., Ste. 201
New York, NY 10013
Phone: 212-302-0700
Fax: 212-302-1091

Chicago
6317 N. Northwest Hwy.
Chicago, IL 60631
Phone: 773-594-6598
Fax: 773-594-6599
Serena Kung, Director, Membership Services

Multicultural Motion Picture Association (MMPA)
www.thediversityawards.org
Association promoting and encouraging diversity of ideas, cultures and perspectives in film and television. Sponsor of the annual Diversity Awards and the MMPA Oscar Week Scholarship Luncheon. Mailing address: PO Box 3860, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.
3250 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 808
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone: 310-358-8300
Fax: 310-358-8304
E-mail: jhmmpa@sbcglobal.net

Music Video Production Association (MVPA)
www.mvpa.com
Nonprofit trade organization made up of music-video production and postproduction companies, as well as editors, directors, producers, cinematographers, choreographers, script supervisors, computer animators, and makeup artists involved in the production of music videos.
201 N. Occidental Blvd., Bldg. 7, Unit B
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Phone: 213-387-1590
Fax: 213-385-9507
E-mail: info@mvpa.com
Andrea Clark, Executive Director
Amy E, Administrative Director

Mystery Writers of America (MWA)
www.mysterywriters.org
Organization of published mystery authors, editors, screenwriters, and other professionals in the field. Sponsors symposia, conferences and The Edgar Awards.
17 E. 47th St., 6th Fl.
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-888-8171
Fax: 212-888-8107
E-mail: mwa@mysterywriters.org

Nashville Association of Talent Directors (NATD)
www.n-a-t-d.com
Professional entertainment organization comprised of industry professionals involved in all aspects of the music and entertainment industries.
PO Box 23903
Nashville, TN 37202-3903
Phone: 615-297-0100
E-mail: info@n-a-t-d.com

National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS)
www.grammy.com
Organization dedicated to improving the quality of life and cultural condition for musicians, producers, and other recording professionals. Provides outreach, professional development, cultural enrichment, education, and human services programs. Sponsors the Grammy Awards.
The Recording Academy
3030 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: 310-392-3777
Fax: 310-399-3090
E-mail: grammyfoundation@grammy.com
Neil Portnow, President/CEO

National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP)
www.nalip.org
Organization of Latino/Latina television and documentary filmmakers.
1323 Lincoln Blvd., Ste. 220
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: 310-395-8880
Fax: 310-395-8811
E-mail: membership@nalip.info
naliped@msn.com

New York
32 Broadway, 14th Fl.
New York, NY 10004
Phone: 646-336-6333
Fax: 212-727-0549
Kathryn Galán, Executive Director
Octavio Marin, Signature Programs Director
Daniel Eduvijes Carerra, Membership Coordinator

National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE)
www.natpe.org
Global, nonprofit organization dedicated to the creation, development and distribution of televised programming in all forms, across all platforms. Develops and nurtures opportunities for the buying, selling and sharing of content and ideas.
5757 Wilshire Blvd., PH 10
Los Angeles, CA 90036-3681
Phone: 310-453-4440
Fax: 310-453-5258
E-mail: info@natpe.org
Rick Feldman, President/CEO

National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO)
www.natoonline.org
PO Box 77318
Washington, DC 20013-7318
Phone: 202-962-0054
Fax: 202-962-0370
E-mail: nato@natodc.com
John Fithian, President
Mary Ann Anderson, VP/Executive Director

National Conference of Personal Managers (NCOPM)
www.ncopm.com
Association for the advancement of personal managers and their clients.
1440 Beaumont Ave., Ste. A2-360
Beaumont, CA 92223
Phone: 310-492-5983

New York
330 W. 38th St., Ste. 904
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212-245-2063
Fax: 212-245-2367
Daniel Abrahamsen, Executive Director, Eastern Division
Candee Barshop, Executive Director, Western Division

National Council of La Raza (NCLR)
www.nclr.org
Private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, tax-exempt organization dedicated, in part, to promoting fair, accurate, and balanced portrayals of Latinos in film, television and music. Sponsor of the ALMA Awards.
c/o Raul Yzaguirre Bldg.
1126 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-785-1670
Fax: 202-776-1792
E-mail: comments@nclr.org

Nosotros/Ricardo Montalban Foundation
www.nosotros.org
Organization established to improve the image of Latinos/Hispanics as they are portrayed in the entertainment industry, both in front of and behind the camera, as well as to expand employment opportunities within the entertainment industry. Producers of The Golden Eagle Awards.
1615 N. Vine St.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone: 323-465-4167 (General Information)/
323-463-0089 (Nosotros/Theatre Office)
Fax: 323-466-8540
E-mail: info@nosotros.org
The Organization of Black Screenwriters (OBS)
www.obswriter.com
The Organization of Black Screenwriters began in 1986 to address the lack of black writers represented within the entertainment industry. Assists screenwriters in the creation of works for film and television and helps them present their work to the industry.
Phone: 323-735-2050
Fax: 323-735-2051
E-mail: sfranklin@obswriter.com
Sylvia Franklin, President

PEN
www.pen.org
Nonprofit organization made up of poets, playwrights, essayists, novelists, television writers, screenwriters, critics, historians, editors, journalists, and translators. Dedicated to protecting the rights of writers around the world, to stimulate interest in the written word and to foster a vital literary community.
Pen American Center
588 Broadway, Ste. 303
New York, NY 10012-3225
Phone: 212-334-1660
Fax: 212-334-2181
E-mail: pen@pen.org

Players Directory
www.playersdirectory.com
Casting directory published every six months as a cooperative service to the players and production studios of Hollywood.
2210 W. Olive Ave., Ste. 320
Burbank, CA 91506
Phone: 310-247-3058
Fax: 310-550-5034
E-mail: info@playersdirectory.com
Keith Gonzales, Editor
Brooke Boles, Managing Editor

Producers Guild of America (PGA)
www.producersguild.org
Organization representing the interests of all members of the producing team.
8530 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 450
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Phone: 310-358-9020
Fax: 310-358-9520
Vance Van Petten, Executive Director

Professional Electronic Entertainment Recruiters (PEER)
www.peer-org.com
Professional Electronic Entertainment Recruiters is an interactive entertainment software industry trade association comprised of recruiters committed to better serving the gaming industry.
E-mail: join@peer-org.com
David Musgrove, President
Rock the Vote
www.rockthevote.com
Dedicated to protecting freedom of expression and mobilizing young people to get out and vote.
1505 22nd St. NW
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: 202-719-9910
E-mail: info@rockthevote.org

Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
www.sag.org
Union representing actors in feature films, short films, and digital projects.
5757 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone: 323-954-1600

New York
360 Madison Ave., 12th Fl.
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-944-1030

Scriptwriters Network
www.scriptwritersnetwork.org
Organization providing information and career counseling for film and television writers.
6404 Wilshire Blvd., #1640
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 888-796-9673
E-mail: info@scriptwritersnetwork.org

Society of Operating Cameramen (SOC)
www.soc.org
Organization promoting excellence in the fields of camera operation and the allied camera crafts.
PO Box 2006
Toluca Lake, CA 91610
Phone: 818-382-7070
E-mail: info@soc.org

Society of Stage Directors & Choreographers (SSDC)
www.ssdc.org
Union representing directors and choreographers of Broadway national tours, regional theatre, dinner theatre, and summer stock, as well as choreographers for motion pictures, television, and music videos.
1501 Broadway, Ste. 1701
New York, NY 10036-5653
Phone: 212-391-1070
Fax: 212-302-6195

Stunts-Ability, Inc.
www.stuntsability.com
Nonprofit organization training amputees and other disabled persons for stunts, acting, and effects for the entertainment industry.
PO Box 3237
San Diego, CA 92163
Phone: 619-542-7730
Fax: 619-542-7731
E-mail: info@stuntsability.com
Talent Managers Association (TMA)
www.talentmanagers.org
Nonprofit organization promoting and encouraging the highest standards of professionalism in the practice of talent management.
741 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Ste. 104
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Phone: 323-469-0039
Fax: 310-659-7550
Paul Caplan-Bennett, President
Betty McCormick Aggas, Marketing & Benefits Director

U.S. Copyright Office
www.copyright.gov
Promotes progress of the arts and protection for the works of authors. Website serves the copyright community of creators and users, as well as the general public.
Library of Congress
101 Independence Avenue S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20559
Phone: 202-707-3000

Women In Film (WIF)
www.wif.org
Organization dedicated to empowering, promoting and nurturing women in the film and television industries.
8857 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. 201
Beverly Hills, CA 90211-3605
Phone: 310-657-5144
Fax: 310-657-5154
E-mail: info@wif.org
Jane Fleming, President
Gayle Nachlis, Executive Director

Women’s Image Network (WIN)
www.winfemme.com
Nonprofit corporation encouraging positive portrayals of women in theatre, television, and film.
13400 W. Washington Blvd., Ste. 101-307
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Phone: 310-229-5365
E-mail: info@winfemme.com
Phyllis Stuart, President

Writers Guild of America (WGA)
www.wga.org
www.wgaeast.org
Union representing writers in the motion-picture, broadcast cable, and new-media industries.
7000 W. Third St.
Los Angeles, CA 90048-4329
Phone: 323-951-4000
Fax: 323-782-4800

New York
555 W. 57th St., Ste. 1230
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-767-7800
Fax: 212-582-1909
Patric Verrone, President

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