LINKS FOR LA SHAKERS
Some useful links for you to check out before your trip to LA.
www.filmindependent.org Film Independent is a film community based in Los Angeles with 4000 plus members. Not only do they offer great networking for $95 a year but also they offer Film labs, camera and casting room rental.
www.filmmakersalliance.org Filmmakers Alliance is a Los Angeles filmmaking community that offers monthly meetings, seminars, filmmaking labs and networking for $125 per year.
www.filmla.com Film LA is the permitting authority for Los Angeles and parts of LA county. If you need to shut down a street or engage in stunts or pyrotechnics, they will guide you through the process and obtain the approvals required for the permits.
www.wif.org Women in Film is an organization that promotes women in the film industry. They have seminars, mixers, screenings etc.
www.film.ca.gov The website for the California Film Commission which includes state parks and tax incentives.
www.documentary.org The International Documentary Association website. A community for documentary filmmakers.
www.indieclub.com IndieClub is a networking website for filmmakers, actors, writers and everything inbetween.
www.indiewire.com Indiewire is a daily news digest from the world of independent film.
www.donedeal.com Done Deal is a screenwriters website with forums and discussions about the craft.
www.inktip.com Inktip is a screenwriters website with forums and also a listing of potential screenwriting gigs.
www.script-tonic.com Script Tonic is a script doctor website geared towards the emerging screenwriter run by our very own Andrew Zinnes.
http://johnaugust.com John August, writer of BIG FISH and CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, giving tips and advice on screenwriting.
http://travel.state.gov/visa Official United States visa website.
http://discoverlosangeles.com A website for play and fun in Los Angeles.
http://golosangeles.about.com A guide for everything to do in LA.
www.lafilmfest.com The website for the Los Angeles independent Film Festival.
www.lashortsfest.com The website for the preeminent short film festival in Los Angeles.
www.withoutabox.com A portal for filmmakers to apply to film festivals and competitions with a discount. Linked to imdb.com.
www.craigslist.org A general website for everything and anything ranging from accommodation to jobs.
www.mandy.com Production crew website with a detailed job board.
www.productionhub.com Production crew website containing items for sale, vendors and a job board.
www.accuweather.com A weather website for anywhere in the States.
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