The American Film Institute aims to preserve the heritage of motion pictures, to honor the artists and their work, and to educate the next generation of storytellers.

2021 North Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027-1657
Tel: (323) 856-7600
Fax: (323) 467-4578

The American Society of Cinematographers provides a great deal of valuable insight into the industry, including interviews with award-winning cinematographers, information about film schools, multimedia presentations, and the American Cinematographer online magazine.

PO Box 2230
Hollywood, CA 90028-2230
Tel: (800) 448-0145
Tel: (323) 969-4333
Fax: (323) 952-2140
Email: office@theasc.com


Members of the MPAA, which serves as the advocate for the U.S. motion picture, video, and television industries, are the six major U.S. motion picture studios.

15301 Ventura Boulevard, Building E
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403-3102
Tel: (818) 995-6600
Fax: (818) 285-4403

Women in Film offers industry articles, career support, mentoring and production programs, and scholarship information for women filmmakers.

4221 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 130
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Tel: (323) 935-2211
Fax: (323) 935-2212
Email: info@wif.org