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Unions, Guilds & Associations
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)
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
Sid Ganis, President
Bruce Davis, Executive Director
Leslie Unger, Director, Communications

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS)
Nonprofit corporation 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
Terri Clark, Executive Director
John Leverence, Sr.VP, Awards
Laurel Whitcomb, VP, Marketing
Gregory Sims, Director, Human Resources
Barbara Chase, Director, Membership
Juan Morales, Director, Membership Publications
Lisa Fike, Controller
Ava Surrena, Manager, Corporate Relations
Scott Buford, Art Director
Karalee Vint, Director, Board Relations
Stephen Laughlin, Director, Information Technology

Actors’ Equity Association (AEA)
Labor union representing US actors and stage managers working in the professional theatre.
New York
165 W. 46th St., 15th Fl.
New York, NY 10036
Phone 212-869-8530
Fax 212-719-9815
125 S. Clark St., Ste. 1500
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone 312-641-0393
Fax 312-641-6365
10319 Orangewood Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32821
Phone 407-345-8600
Fax 407-345-1522
Los Angeles
5757 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 1
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone 323-634-1750
Fax 323-634-1777
San Francisco
350 Sansome St., Ste. 900
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone 415-391-3838
Fax 415-391-0102
Mark Zimmerman, President
John Connolly, National Executive Director

Actors’ Fund of America
Nonprofit organization providing for the social welfare of entertainment professionals.
New York
729 Seventh Ave., 10th Fl.
New York, NY 10019
Phone 212-221-7300
Fax 212-764-0238
Los Angeles
5757 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 400
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone 323-933-9244
Fax 323-933-7615
203 N. Wabash Ave., Ste. 2104
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone 312-372-0989
Fax 312-372-0272

Actors’ Work Program
Private/Non-profit organization assisting all members of the entertainment community.
Los Angeles
5757 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 400
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone 323-933-9244
Fax 323-933-7615
New York
729 Seventh Ave., 11th Fl.
New York, NY 10019
Phone 212-221-7300
Fax 212-921-4295
Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television & Radio Artists (ACTRA)
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
Fax 416-489-8076

Alliance of Motion Pictures & Television Producers (AMPTP)
Trade association involved with labor issues within the motion picture and television industries.
15503 Ventura Blvd.
Encino, CA 91436
Phone 818-995-3600
Fax 818-382-1793

American Cinema Editors, Inc. (ACE)
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
Alan Heim, President
Jennifer McCormick, Managing Director

American Cinematheque at the Egyptian & Aero Theatres
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
Fax 323-461-9737
Margot Gerber, Marketing & Publicity Manager
Barbara Smith, Director

American Federation of Film Producers (AFFP)
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)
Labor organization representing broadcast performers.
Los Angeles
5757 Wilshire Blvd., 9th Fl.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone 323-634-8100
Fax 323-634-8246
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 N.Y.
Kim Roberts Hedgpeth, National Executive Director
Stephen Burrow, Executive Director, New York Chapter
Mathis L. Dunn, Jr., Interim Executive Director, Los Angeles Chapter

American Film Institute (AFI)
Organization dedicated to preserving and advancing the art of the moving image through events, exhibitions and education.
Los Angeles
2021 N. Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone 323-856-7600
Fax 323-467-4578
Washington, DC
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, DC 20566
Phone 202-833-2348
Fax 202-659-1970
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.
Los Angeles
4741 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Ste. 208
Valley Village, CA 91607
Phone 818-508-9984
Fax 818-508-3029
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
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
Fax 818-501-8725
Marie Belew Wheatley, President/CEO, AHA

American Screenwriters Association (ASA)
Nonprofit professional association dedicated to the promotion and encouragement of the art and craft of screenwriting, with members in 40 countries and 2,000 cities worldwide.
269 S. Beverly Dr., Ste. 2600
Beverly Hills, CA 90212-3807
Phone 866-265-9091
John E. Johnson, Executive Director

American Society of Cinematographers (ASC)
Society representing professional cinematographers, dedicated to improving the quality of motion picture presentation.
1782 N. Orange Dr.
Hollywood, CA 90028
Phone 323-969-4333
Fax 323-882-6391
Daryn Okada, President
Kim Weston, Administrative Assistant

American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP)
Performing rights organization representing composers, lyricists, songwriters, and music publishers. Additional offices in Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, Puerto Rico, and London.
Los Angeles
7920 W. Sunset Blvd., 3rd Fl.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Phone 323-883-1000
Fax 323-883-1049
New York
One Lincoln Plaza
New York, NY 10023
Phone 212-621-6000
Fax 212-724-9064
2 Music Square West
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone 615-742-5000
Fax 615-742-5020

American Society of Young Musicians (ASYM)
National nonprofit organization committed to the enrichment of young musicians. Sponsor of the annual ASYM Spring Benefit Concert and Awards.
6100 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 230
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone 310-358-8301
Fax 310-358-8304
Jarvee E. Hutcherson, National President

American Women in Radio & Television (AWRT)
National organization supporting the advancement of women in the communications industry.
8405 Greensboro Dr., Ste. 800
McLean, VA 22102
Phone 703-506-3290
Fax 703-506-3266
Maria Brennan, Executive Director

Art Directors Guild & Scenic, Title and Graphic Artists
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)
Organization providing representation and support to member film commissions.
109 E. 17th St.
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone 307-637-4422
Fax 413-375-2903
Bill Lindstrom, CEO
Robin James, President

Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP)
Organization representing interests of US companies that specialize in producing commericals in various media (film, video, Internet, etc.) for advertisers and agencies.
Los Angeles
650 N. Bronson Ave., Ste. 223B
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone 323-960-4763
Fax 323-960-4766
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
Non-profit 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
Janice Simpson, President & Director of the Board
Keith LaQua, Executive Director

Association of Talent Agents (ATA)
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)
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
Warrington Hudlin, Founder/Chief

BMI (Los Angeles)
8730 Sunset Blvd., 3rd Fl. West
Los Angeles, CA 90069
Phone 310-659-9109
Fax 310-657-6947
Barbara Cane, VP/General Manager, Writer & Publisher Relations
Doreen Ringer Ross, VP, Film & TV Relations
Hanna Pantle, Assistant VP, Corporate & Media Relations
Delia Orjuela, Assistant VP, Latin Music
Michael Crepezzi, Sr. Director, Performing Rights
Linda Livingston, Sr. Director, Film & TV Relations
Ray Yee, Sr. Director, Film & TV Relations
Anne Cecere, Associate Director, Film & TV Relations (310-289-6300) Marissa Lopez, Assocate Director, Writer/Publisher Relations Casey James Robinson, Associate Director, Writer/Publisher Relations
BMI (New York)
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, Licensing
Richard Conlon, VP, New Media & Strategic Development
Robbin Ahrold, VP, Corporate Relations
Charlie Feldman, VP, Writer & Publisher Relations
Mark Barron, Assistant VP, Corporate Marketing
Ian Holder, Associate Director, Writer/Publisher Relations
Jamil Walker, Associate Director, Editorial Services & Media Relations

California Arts Council (CAC)
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
Fax 916-322-6575
Mary Beth Barber, Communications Director

Casting Society of America
Trade organization of professional film and television casting directors.
Los Angeles
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
Larry Raab
Alice S. Cassidy

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

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)
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
Deborah Landis, President
Rachael Stanley, Assistant Executive Director

Directors Guild of America (DGA)
Labor union representing film and television directors, unit production managers, first assistant directors, second assistant directors, technical coordinators, tape associate directors, stage managers and production associates.
Los Angeles
7920 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Phone 800-421-4173
Fax 310-289-2029
New York
110 W. 57th St.
New York, NY 10019
Phone 212-581-0370
Fax 212-581-1441
400 N. Michigan Ave., Ste. 307
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone 312-644-5050
Fax 312-644-5776

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

Entertainment Industries Council, Inc.
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

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

Filmmakers Alliance (FA)
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

Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA)
The Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA, a 501(c)(3) group) is an arts service organization founded in 1975 to expand the presence of Hispanic actors in both the Latino and mainstream entertainment and communications media by facilitating industry access to employing professional and emerging Hispanic actors.
107 Suffolk St., Ste. 302
New York, NY 10002
Phone: (212) 253-1015
Manny Alfaro, Executive Director

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA)
646 N. Robertson Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Phone 310-657-1731
Fax 310-657-5576
Jorge Camara, President
Chantal Dinnage, Managing Director

Hollywood Radio & Television Society (HRTS)
Recognized as the entertainment industry’s premiere 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
Andy Friendly, President, Board of Directors
Dave Ferrara, Executive Director

Independent Feature Project (IFP)
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.
New York
104 W. 29th St., 12th Fl.
New York, NY 10001
Phone 212-465-8200
Fax 212-465-8525
Michelle Byrd, Executive Director

Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA)
Non-profit 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
Lloyd Kaufman, Chairman
Jean Prewitt, President/CEO

Independent Writers of Southern California
PO Box 34279
Los Angeles, CA 90034
Phone 877-799-7483

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)
Union representing technicians, artisans and craftpersons in the entertainment industry including live theatre, film and television production and trade shows.
Los Angeles
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
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
Sandra J. Ruch, Executive Director (
Diane Estelle Vicari, President

International Press Academy
Association of professional entertainment journalists.
9601 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 755
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone 310-550-8209
Fax 818-787-3627

The Norman Lear Center
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

Location Managers Guild of America
Professional association of Location Managers and Scouts in film, TV, commercials, music videos and print advertising.
8033 Sunset Blvd., Ste. 1017
Hollywood, CA 90046
Phone 310-967-2007
Kayla Thames-Berge, President

Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA)
Trade association for the US motion picture, home video and television industries.
15301 Ventura Blvd., Bldg. E
Encino, CA 91403
Phone 818-995-6600
Fax 818-382-1795
Dan Glickman, Chairman/CEO

Motion Picture Editors Guild
Union representing motion pictures, television, and commercial editors, sound technicians and story analysts.
Los Angeles
7715 Sunset Blvd., Ste. 200
Hollywood, CA 90046
Phone 323-876-4770
Fax 323-876-0861
New York
145 Hudson St., Ste. 201
New York, NY 10013
Phone 212-302-0700
Fax 212-302-1091
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)
Association promoting and encouraging diversity of ideas, cultures and perspectives in film and television. Sponsor of the annual Diversity Awards.
6100 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 230
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone 310-358-8300
Fax 310-358-8304

Music Video Production Association (MVPA)
Nonprofit trade organization made up of music video production and post production companies, as well as editors, directors, producers, cinematographers, choreographers, script supervisors, computer animators and make-up 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
Andrea Clark, Executive Director
Amy E, Administrative Director

Nashville Association of Talent Directors (NATD)
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

National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS)
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
3402 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone 310-392-3777
Fax 310-399-3090
Neil Portnow, President/CEO
National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP)
Organization of Latino/Latina, television and documentary film makers.
Los Angeles
1323 Lincoln Blvd., Ste. 220
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone 310-395-8880
Fax 310-395-8811
Kathryn Galán, Executive Director
Octavio Marin, Signature Programs Director
Daniel Eduvijes Carerra, Membership Coordinator
New York
32 Broadway, 14th Fl.
New York, NY 10004
Phone 646-336-6333
Fax 212-727-0549

National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE)
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
Rick Feldman, President/CEO

National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO)
PO Box 77318
Washington, DC 20013-7318
Phone 202-962-0054
Fax 202-962-0370
John Fithian, President
Mary Ann Anderson, VP/Executive Director

National Conference of Personal Managers (NCOPM)
Association for the advancement of personal managers and their clients.
Los Angeles
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)
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

Nosotros/Ricardo Montalban Foundation
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.
Hollywood, CA 90028
Phone 323-465-4167 (General Information)
 323-463-0089 (Nosotros/Theatre Office)
Fax 323-466-8540

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

Producers Guild of America (PGA)
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

Recording Musicians Association
817 Vine Street, Ste. 209
Hollywood, CA 90038-3716
Phone 323-462-4762

Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
Union representing actors in feature films, short films and digital projects.
Los Angeles
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

Society of Operating Cameramen (SOC)
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

Society of Stage Directors & Choreographers (SSDC)
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.
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

Talent Managers Association (TMA)
Nonprofit organization promoting and encouraging the highest standards of professionalism in the practice of talent management.
4804 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Ste. 611
Valley Village, CA 91607
Phone 310-205-8495
Fax 818-765-2903
Steven Nash, President
Betty McCormick Aggas, Marketing & Benefits Director

US Copyright Office
Promotes progress of the arts and protection for the works of authors; Web site 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 202-707-5959

Women In Film (WIF)
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
Jane Fleming, President
Gayle Nachlis, Executive Director

Women’s Image Network (WIN)
Nonprofit corporation encouraging positive portrayals of women in theatre, television and film.
2118 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 144
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Phone 310-229-5365
Phyllis Stuart, President

Writers Guild of America (WGA)
Union representing writers in the motion pictures, broadcast cable and new technologies industries.
Los Angeles
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

Libraries and Museums

Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Margaret Herrick Library
Extensive and comprehensive research and reference collections documenting film as an art form and an industry.
333 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Phone 310-247-3020
Fax 310-657-5193
Linda Harris Mehr, Director

Library of Congress
Acquisition, cataloging and preservation of the motion picture and television collections. Operates the Motion Picture and Television Reading Room to provide access and information services to an international community of film and television professionals, archivists, scholars and researchers.
c/o Motion Pictures & Television Reading Room
101 Independence Ave., SE
James Madison Bldg., LM 336
Washington, DC 20540
Phone 202-707-8572
Fax 202-707-2371
Rosemary Hanes, Reference Librarian
Zoran Sinobad, Reference Librarian
Josie Walters-Johnson, Reference Librarian

The Library of Moving Images, Inc.
Independent film archives including 19th Century experimental film footage, silent film footage, 20th Century newsreel footage, short subjects, education and industrial films, classic documentaries, vintage cartoons, home movies and world news feeds.
6671 Sunset Blvd., Bungalow 1581
Hollywood, CA 90028
Phone 323-469-7499
Fax 323-469-7559
Michael Peter Yakaitis, President

Lillian Michelson Research Library
c/o DreamWorks SKG
1000 Flower St.
Glendale, CA 91201
Phone 818-695-6445
Fax 818-695-7081

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Holdings include entertainment-related photographs, prints, costumes and costume sketches. Museum also has film department and film series.
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone 323-857-6000
 323-857-0098 (TDD)

Louis B. Mayer Library
Books, periodicals and other special collections covering various aspects of motion pictures and television. Serves the research needs of the American Film Institute’s staff, faculty and students. Library is available on a non-circulating basis to visiting scholars, researchers, and advanced graduate students, as well as members of the entertainment industry.
c/o American Film Institute
2021 N. Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone 323-856-7600
Museum of the Moving Image
Dedicated to educating the public about the art, history, technique, and technology of film, television, and digital media and to examining their impact on culture and society. Nation’s largest permanent collection of moving image artifacts.
35th Avenue at 36th St.
Astoria, NY 11106
Phone 718-784-4520
Fax 718-784-4681
Rochelle Slovin, Director

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Extensive combination of circulating, reference and rare archival collections in the performing arts.
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023-7498
Phone 212-870-1630
Warner Bros. Studio Research Library
2777 N. Ontario St.
Burbank, CA 91504
Phone 818-977-5050
Fax 818-567-4366
Steve Bingen, Research Librarian
Linda Cummings, Research Librarian

Writers Guild Foundation Shavelson Webb Library
Collection dedicated to the art, craft, and history of writing for motion pictures, radio, television and new media. Open to the public and Guild members.
7000 W. Third St.
Los Angeles, CA 90048-4329
Phone 323-782-4544
Karen Pedersen, Library Director

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