Industry Sites & Software
Recommended sites and software for writers and industry professionals
The American Film Market (AFM) is the most efficient film acquisition, development and networking event in the world. 7,000+ professionals gather in Santa Monica to discover 2,000+ new films & projects and attend conferences and screenings. Over US$1 billion in production and distribution deals close every year.
Filmmaking Lifestyle brings readers tutorials and guides on filmmaking, video production, and the business side of both.
THR is an online and published entertainment industry resource for news and data.
IndieFlix is the only company offering non-exclusive distribution agreements -- a must see for independent filmmakers.
Protecting your Work
10 Minutes-10 Years-$10. Before you send your work to agents, producers and actors, protect it. Register your material with the Writers Guild of America, East.
For over 20 years, Final Draft, Inc. has developed Final Draft - the number-one selling scriptwriting software in the world. Its ease-of-use and long list of endorsements, which included heavy hitters, like J.J. Abrams, James Cameron and Aaron Sorkin, have made Final Draft software the Hollywood industry standard for scriptwriting. Today, Final Draft, Inc. also develops mobile apps to the meet same quality standards allowing aspiring and professional writers and filmmakers to work anywhere, anytime.
MasterWriter 2.0 for Creative Writers, is the most powerful suite of writing tools ever assembled in one program. This unique and revolutionary software opens up a new world of possibilities for descriptive words and ideas. There is always a better way to say something and MasterWriter will show you all the possibilities in an instant. In a profession where every word counts let MasterWriter take your writing to a new level.
The only screenwriting software to win an Academy Award. Innovators of Award-Winning Writing Software since 1982.