Film/TV Careers: Organizations
Writers Guild of America
The Writer Guild is the union for all professional film and television writers. It is broken up into two segments, the Writers Guild of American West and the WGA East. It provides retirement and health insurance services for all writers as well as protection against corporate abuse.
Directors Guild of America
The Directors Guild of America is the union for all television and film directors. It provides retirement, insurance and healthcare services for all of its members.
Screen Actors Guild
The Screen Actors Guild is the union for all professional television and film actors. It provides retirement, insurance and healthcare services for all of its members. You can also use their website to find out who an actor is represented by (agency and/or management).
IATSE - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
IATSE is the labor union that represents all technicians, artisans and craftspersons in the entertainment industry. This includes live theatre, motion picture, television programs and trade shows.
The Scriptwriters Network - A Great Resource for Budding Writers
Since 1986, Screenwriters Network has been helping filmmakers, screenwriters, television script writers and even those involved in non-traditional media, take their writing to the next level. You join a group of members who are as varied as the SN guest speaker list, which includes movie writers and directors, television writers, video game writers, novelists, agents, managers and more.