Related Links

Below is a list of important publications and organizations that focus on non-fiction media:

  • Bay Area Video Coalition: Independent media arts center; offers training, facilities and rental, and online resources including job listings.
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting: Funding and promotion of public telecommunication services.
  • Documentary.net: List of resources for filmmakers including production companies.
  • D-Word Forums: Public online forum on documentary film and virtual doc conferences.
  • Documentary Arts: General site including film/video, books, photos, and audio.
  • Doc Soup: A documentary blog by independent journalist Tom Roston.
  • Filmwaves: UK magazine for low/no budget filmmakers and audiences
  • Documentary Educational Resources: Production, distribution and promotion of ethnographic and documentary films from around the world.
  • Documentaryfilms.net: Comprehensive site for documentary filmmakers including film festivals, funding, etc.
  • Frameline: Promotion and distribution of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer media arts; presents the San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival.
  • Independent Television Service: Creation and presentation of independently produced programs, distribution of online “Beyond the Box Monthly” newsletter.
  • IndieWIRE: Resources for independent filmmakers.
  • International Documentary Association: Job listings, funding opportunities among other services.
  • Maysles Institute: A┬ánot for profit organization, dedicated to the exhibition and production of documentary films that inspire dialogue and action.
  • National Film Board of Canada: Started in 1939 by John Grierson. Makes and distributes documentaries about Canada, its people and beyond.
  • Ozonline: Listing of Southeastern US resources for film, video, and other visual arts
  • POV: PBS showcase for independent non-fiction films.
  • Public Broadcasting System: One of the primary sources for documentary in the United States.
  • Realscreen Magazine: The business side of documentary.
  • Screening the Past: International electronic journal of visual media and history
  • Sundance Institute: Founded in 1981 by Robert Redford. Fosters independent vision in cinema.
  • Women in Film: LA-based network providing contacts, events, and programs. including mentoring, service announcements, internships, grants, and scholarships.
  • Women in Film and Video: Nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing professional development and achievement for women working in all areas of film, video, multimedia, and related disciplines with 40 chapters around the world.
  • Women Make Movies: Production, promotion, distribution and exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and about women.