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- Screenwriters Resource Center - Your source for great screenwriting links, software and more!
- Screenwriter's Web - Lenore Wright created SCREENWRITER WEB to help bridge the frustrating gap that separates screenwriters worldwide from film industry insiders and the film marketplace
- Creative Screenwriting - Inspiration, Information, Instruction
- Horror Screenwriter's Page - If you write horror screenplays (or if you want to) then this is the site for you.
- Screenplays for You - Free movie scripts and screenplays
- Camera Stabilizer Plans - Rigs and Plans
- Do-it-Yourself Video - This is the personal and microbudget moviemaking interest website of Joren Clark. Here you will find the latest Joren-news, a sample of his personal video projects, photographs, and writings. In the "Do It Yourself" section, there are tips and tricks for micro budget moviemaking.
- Visual Effects HQ - Visual Effects Headquarters is now an archive. But every article is still online and searchable.
- Digital Filmmaker.net - This Website is dedicated to the art of visual storytelling, uniting the worlds of the photojournalist, the videojournalist, and the independent digital filmmaker.
- HDV Format Info Network - Your complete HDV information resource
- Buy Indie Music - your independent artist's music and merchandise store. Click on the links below to find out more information about Buy Indie Music's featured independent artist's music and their merchandise.
- Digital Video Productin Beginner's Guide - Instructional Videos for DV Editing and Mini-DV Camcorders. Featuring Adobe's "Premiere Pro" Editing Software.
- Nonlinear the website of digital video and film editing
- Video/Movie Editing Links Movie and video editing resources.
- Film/Editing Terms - The way certain terms are used varies from one place to another, particularly with regard to the "aesthetic" terms (i.e., one man's close-up may be another's medium close-up).
- Digital Director - A plethora of websites cater for digital video editing, but most concentrate on explaining the methods used to “back up” (make a legal copy) of a DVD.
- The power of lighting for Film & Video - Everything you should know about lighting...and then some!
Other Sites of Interest
- fxguide - fxguide is the website home of fxguide, LLC - providing industry news, features, podcasts, application tips and tricks, and online forums. It is the number one information source for high-end visual effects professionals. We pride ourselves on our consistent delivery of original content, providing insight behind developments in the industry.
- Box Office Mojo - Recognized and respected through out the world of show business, Variety is the premier source of entertainment news. Since 1905, the most influential leaders in the industry have turned to Variety for timely, credible and straight forward news and analysis - information vital to their professions.
- Variety -Box Office Mojo is an online movie publication and box office reporting service. Our purpose is to illuminate the movies through the integration of art and business. Based in Burbank, California, we produce analysis, reviews, interviews and the most comprehensive box office tracking available online.
- NoFilmSchool.com - A resource for all things filmmaking... Anything and everything you ever wanted to know about making movies.
Aggregate Sites for Film Festival Submissions
- Withoutabox.com - the largest aggregate site for all things film festival related, and for easy submissions to film festivals world-wide on one web site.
- Film Freeway - Film Freeway has reinvented festival submissions with modern technology and a fair business model.
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