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The Virginia Film Office can help you with pretty much anything you need to film in Virginia–and if they can’t, their amazing staff will point you to someone who can.  Locations, crew, film incentives, film festivals, the latest news and more.  Their phone number: 804.545.5530, or email: [email protected]

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Women in Film & Video (WIFV) of Washington, DC is dedicated to advancing the professional development and achievement for women working in all areas of film, television, video, multimedia and related disciplines. WIFV supports women in the industry by promoting equal opportunities, encouraging professional development, serving as an information network, and educating the public about…

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Filmmakeriq.com has all kinds of resources for filmmakers.  The content of its articles, videos and lessons ranges from useful technical how-tos and advice, discussion on creative aspects and history of film, interviews, book recommendations and more.  It also hosts discussion forums.

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Deadline.com is your place to go for any and everything about the business side of the biz.

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For budding filmmakers…Light House Studio provides filmmaking workshops for youth ages 8-18 throughout the year (fall, winter & summer) and runs intensive summer camps.  They use a mentor-based approach and provide the equipment and software for participants. Their students’ films have received numerous awards & have aired on CNN, PBS, and other media outlets

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You can find resources and help with filming in North Carolina through the North Carolina Film Office.  They offer guidance, news, a list of current productions, and information on permits, regulations, location, crew, and incentives. They are located in Raleigh, and contact information is: 866.468.2273 toll free 919.733.9900 tel For more, visit http://www.ncfilm.com

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Children in Film is a good source for, you guessed it, children in film–and their parents.  Its topics range from practical considerations of working in the biz to advice on how to be manage the emotional and psychological effects of supporting your child actor, from industry pros and fellow parents. “Our mission is to empower…

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IMDb is an incredibly authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content. They offer a searchable database of more than 100 million data items including more than 2 million movies, TV and entertainment programs and more than 4 million cast and crew members. IMDb also offers news, box office analysis, photos, trivia, the Starmeter, and…

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A critically-acclaimed, comprehensive news, information, and networking site for independent-minded filmmakers, the industry and moviegoers alike, Indiewire has everything from practical articles like the Filmmaker’s Toolbox to television news and reviews to festival coverage and advice–and more. For more, visit http://www.indiewire.com

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The mission of the Baltimore Film Office is “…to provide exceptional service to all productions scouting and filming in Baltimore.”  Their staff will help scout locations, secure permits, provide logistical support and coordinate with city agencies for use of city properties, equipment and personnel. Please contact: Debbie Donaldson Dorsey Director Office: 410-752-8632 Cell: 443-807-2220 E-Mail: Click…

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The SAG-AFTRA Washington-Mid Atlantic Local represents members working in Washington D.C., Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. It also has essential resources and information for production; please click here for agreements, forms and rate sheets. Contact information: 7735 Old Georgetown Road, Suite 950 Bethesda, MD 20814 Tel. (301) 657-2560 Fax (301) 656-3615 or (800)…

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No Film School is an excellent resource for articles, videos, gear news, interviews, discussion boards, about all phases of film production. For all filmmakers, producers, and independent creatives. Website: http://nofilmschool.com/

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The BizParentz Foundation is a must-bookmark site for all parents of child actors, as well as producers looking for information on booking child actors. It is a non-profit corporation providing education, advocacy, and charitable support to parents and children engaged in the entertainment industry. The organization promotes a positive public image regarding child performers and…

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The Virginia Film Office is dedicated to the art and business of filmmaking. The VFO helps with locations, resources and creative solutions for projects of all types and sizes – the staff there are an amazing resource for filmmakers both local and visiting. The VFO is proud to be recognized as one of the most…

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