|The California Film Commission (CFC) serves as a one-stop office for permitting, location assistance, and filming resources throughout California. California’s moderate weather with 315 sunny days per year and 840 miles of coastline, coupled with the greatest film crews and production facilities in the world makes California home to the entertainment industry.
|The Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) is the official professional organization for film commissioners who assist film, television and video production throughout the world. It is a non-profit educational association whose members serve as city, county, state, regional, provincial or national film commissioners for their respective governmental jurisdictions.
|Film Liaisons in California Statewide (FLICS) is a network of regional film offices and commissions that work cooperatively with the California Film Commission to retain, attract and facilitate feature film, television, commercial and print media production in California. FLICS welcomes project inquiries and offers a variety of services to help expedite and assist productions.
|The Santa Clarita Valley Film Festival, is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to celebrating the art of filmmaking by providing an open forum for independent filmmakers, both professionals and students. The SCV Film Festival highlights short independent films appropriate for all audiences and features a film competition for all selected works.
|The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) is an organization of experienced career professionals in the motion picture, television, commercial and print production industries. They are dedicated to the establishment of professional standards of personal conduct and business ethics. They support the formation of strong links with business members, governmental agencies and local communities. The Guild promotes awareness of the goals and achievements of our members to the general public and within the industry through creative, educational, and philanthropic programs.
|The Directors Guild of America (DGA) is a labor organization that represents the creative and economic rights of directors and members of the directorial team working in film, television, commercials, documentaries, news, sports and new media. The DGA is the world’s preeminent organization representing directors and members of the directorial team, including Directors, Assistant Directors, Unit Production Managers, Associate Directors, Stage Managers and Production Associates – 15,000 strong worldwide.
|The Producers Guild of America (PGA) is the non-profit trade group that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media. The PGA has over 5,000 members who work together to protect and improve their careers, the industry and community by facilitating members health benefits, encouraging enforcement of workplace labor laws, the creation of fair and impartial standards for the awarding of producing credits, as well as other education and advocacy efforts. The PGA hosts important industry events including the annual PGA Awards and the Produced By Conference.
|Creative Handbook is the ultimate Los Angeles production resource guide to help you sift through the many production-related companies and services available in the Southern California area. From casting to closed captioning, Creative Handbook can help you find all of the resources you need for every single stage of production.
|The Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) represents exclusively, the interests of companies that specialize in producing commercials on various media – film, video, digital – for advertisers and agencies. AICP members are commercial production companies (General Members) and knowledgeable, reliable suppliers (Associate Members) that the industry depends on for state of the art equipment; sophisticated information; and services focused on production needs.