Helpful Links

Our resource page is an invaluable tool for anyone seeking information on the media industries. From industry news and analysis to public agencies and activitist organizations, this list is a comprehensive and diverse guide to some of the best online resources available.  


Media Industry News & Analysis

Media Industry Data

Media Industry Research Centers

Media Industry Trade Organizations

Media Industry Labor Organizations

Law, Policy, and Public Agencies

Media Activist Organizations

Filmmaker Services Organizations

Online Archives and Other Helpful Resources


Media Industry News & Analysis

Ad Age




AVN (Adult Video News)

Broadcast (UK) 

Broadcasting and Cable

Cable 360



Columbia Journalism Review

Communications Daily


Edge Online


Filmmaker Magazine


Game Developer Magazine

Games Brief

GamesIndustry International



Hollywood Reporter

LA Times - Company Town

Lost Remote

MCV (The Market for Computer and Video Games)

Multichannel News

New York Times - Media Decoder

News for TV Majors

Nielsen Wire

On The Media


Patent Arcade

PC World






The Wrap

Xbiz (Adult Industry News)

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Media Industry Data

Ad Age Data Center

Box Office Mojo




The Numbers

TV by the Numbers

British Film Institute/ UK Film Council

Variety Film Production Chart

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Media Industry Research Centers

American University Center for Social Media

Benton Foundation

Berkman Center for Internet & Society

Boston Consulting Group

CCI (Arc Centre for Creative Industries and Innovation)

Center for the Digital Future - USC

Center for the Study of Women in Television & Film

Convergence Culture Consortium

The Donald McGannon Communication Research Center

European Commission Joint Research Centre

Institute for Screen Industries Research - The University of Nottingham

MIT Media Lab

The Norman Lear Center - USC

Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project

PricewaterhouseCoopers Entertainment and Media

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 Media Industry Trade Organizations

AAAA (American Association of Advertising Agencies)

Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences

Academy of Television, Arts and Sciences

Alliance for Women in Media

AMIA (Association of Moving Image Archivists)

AMPTP (Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers)

American Association of Independent Music

Association of Film Commissioners International

Austrailian Independent Records Association

Canadian Independent Music Association

CEA (Consumer Electronics Association)

Cinema Audio Society

ESA (The Entertainment Software Association)

EGDF (European Games Developer Federation)

Free Speech Coalition

IFTA (Independent Film and Television Alliance)

Merlin Network

MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America)

Motion Picture Sound Editors

MVPO (Music Video Production Association)

NAB (National Association of Broadcasters)

NATO (National Association of Theatre Owners)

NCTA (National Cable and Telecommunications Association)

RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America)

SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers)

TIGA (The Independent Game Developer Association in UK)

VES (Visual Effects Society)

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Media Industry Labor Organizations

AIR (The Association of Independents in Radio)

The Animation Guild

ASC (The American Society of Cinematographers)


DGA (Directors Guild of America)

IATSE (International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees)

NABET (National Association of Broadcast Employees)


SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists)

WGA East (Writers Guild of America-East)

WGA West (Writers Guild of America-West)

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Law, Policy, and Public Agencies

BFI (British Film Institute)

Creative England

Creative Scotland

FCC (Federal Communications Commission)


U.S. Copyright Office

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Media Activist Organizations

Alliance for Community Media

Center for Democracy and Technology

Center for Creative Voices

CMJ (Center for Media Justice)

Copyright Watch

EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation)

FMC (Future of Music Coalition)

Free Press

Native Public Media

NAMAC (National Alliance for Media Art and Culture)

NHMC (National Hispanic Media Coalition)

New America Foundation -- Open Technology Initiative

Prometheus Radio Project

Public Knowledge

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Filmmaker Services

Artist Trust

Austin Film Society

BAVC (Bay Area Video Coalition)

CAAM (Center for Asian American Media)

Creative Capital

Creators Freedom Project

Disney/ABC Talent Development Program

DGA Assistant Director Training Program

Documentary Educational Resources

Eyebeam Art + Technology Center

Filmmakers Collaborative

Fractured Atlas


ITVS (Independent Television Service)

Power to the Pixel


Shooting People

Standby Program

Sundance Institute

Tribeca Film Institute

Wexner Center for the Arts

WGA List of Talent Development Opportunities

Women in Film and Video

Women Make Movies

Working Films

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Online Archives and Other Helpful Resources

Early Television Foundation and Museum

EU Screen

Internet Archive

Internet Archive - TV News


LA Freewaves Video Archive

Media History Digital Library

Media Industries - SCMS Scholarly Interest Group

Motion Picture and Television Reading Room (The Library of Congress)

Museum of Broadcast Communications

Museum of the Moving Image

Scottish Screen Archive

Screenonline (BFI)

The Paley Center

UCLA Television and Film Archive

Vanderbilt Television News Archive

Video Data Bank 

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