Traditional Research Resources







Directories
 
 

The Industry Labor Guide -- Lists pay scales and salary information on the various people involved in the entertainment industry: gaffers, best boys, costume designers, production assistants,
lighting designers, etc…(800) 820 – 7601 Price: $49.95 http://www.entertainmentpublisher.com/

Hollywood Creative Directories -- Some titles include: Producers Directory, Agents & Managers Directory, International Film Buyers Directory, and the New Media Guide. All of the books are $299. There is also a web version. Can order them online at:http://www.hcdonline.com

Lone Eagle Directories -- Entertainment industry directories. Can be ordered online at:http://www.eaglei.comVia the web, it is easy to access and search. Only $19.95 a month or $199 a year. Free 30 day trial subscription. Periodicals
 
Hollywood Reporter -- entertainment news and industry business news
Also available at: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/

Daily Variety -- entertainment news and industry business news
Also available at: http://www.dailyvariety.com/

George Magazine -- "The Giving Game" -- this article lists the celebrities, their causes that they support, and a contact number for the organization

Forbes -- March 20, 2000 issue "The Celebrity 100" -- top wealthy celebrities, entertainers and sports personalities
 
 
 
 

Internet Research Resources





USC NetSource: HollyBiz http://www.usc.edu/source/holly.htm
 

Celebrity Sites
 
 

Celebrity Address Book – Lots of Post Office Boxes here ! http://www.geocities.com/Hollywood/Hills/8778/celebs.htm
Provides pictures, addresses, e-mails, websites and fan club information on celebrities.

Celebrity Address Emporium -- http://www.springrose.com/celebrity

Celebrity Almanac -- http://www.celebrityalmanac.com/
Pictures, birthdates, bios, etc…

Celebsites -- http://www.celebsites.com/

Female Celebrity Site --  http://www.bunker.iwarp.com/femceleb.html
Compilation of female celebrity sites

Celebrity Charity Review -- http://www.thesmokinggun.com/foundations.foundations.shtml
This site offers some interesting celebrity philanthropic interests from The Smoking Gun. It includes copies of 990’s and other charitable tax returns indicating where gifts were made.

Hollywood.com -- http://www.moviepeople.hollywood.com/
Search by name or film title

Tinsel Town Business Information Sites
 
 
Company Townhttp://www.latimes.com/bsuiness.cotowm/(free)
The L.A. Times’ Business section devoted to what’s going on in the movie and TV industry
Entertainment Phone Book -- http://www.edweb.com -- a yellow pages and white pages phone directory for entertainment industry businesses.

Film, TV & Commercial Employment Network --http://www.employnow.com -- for the "aspiring" actor in all of us. Check out the site and look for that new career move !

Industry Sites
 
 
American Film Institutehttp://www.afionline.org/

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences http://www.oscars.org/

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences -- http://www.emmys.org/

Writer’s Guild of America -- http://www.wga.org/

Director’s Guild of America -- http://www.dga.org/

Recording Industry Association of Americahttp://www.riaa.com/

Major Film and Television Studio Sites
 
Walt Disney -- http://disney.go.com/

Warner Bros. -- http://www.warnerbros.com/
 
Sony Pictures -- http://www.spe.sony.com/

Universal Studios -- http://www.universalstudios.com/

Paramount -- http://www.paramount.com/

Metro Goldwyn Meyer -- http://www.mgmua.com/

Miramax Films --  http:///www.miramax.com/

Movie Web -- http://www.movieweb.com/ ALL OF THE MAJOR STUDIO LINKS !

NBC -- http://www.nbc.com/

ABC -- http://abc.go.com/

CBS -- http://www.cbs.com/

Fox -- http://www.fox.com/

General Entertainment and Film Sites
 

Auteur -- http://tk-productions.com/auteur
A free filmmakers e-zine that features interesting articles, interviews and box office reports. It also provides a link for the weekly studio stock reports.

Performink Online -- http://www.performink.com/Framesets/BodyRT.html
"Chicago’s Entertainment Trade paper"

Mr. Showbiz -- http://mrshowbiz.go.com/celebrities/ -- website that gives news and bios on movie, television and music stars. The "Recent Addition" section is always good to peruse.

Hollywood Connection -- http://www.hollywoodconnection.net/
Links to fan clubs, news, bulletin boards, chat rooms and agency directories


Music Industry
 

Nashville Entertainment Association -- http://www.nea.net/NEI/welcome.html
Who’s Who in the Nashville Entertainment Industry
You can search by the following: Company Name Individual Category

Billboardhttp://www.billboard.com

Music Yellow Pages -- http://www.musicyellowpages.com/
Industry trade directory for music, audio, lighting and entertainment industries. You can find manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, or nationwide retailers.
 

Writer’s Sites
 
Writer’s Website -- http://www.writerswebsite.com/
Information on and about writers, screenwriters, and literary agents

Entertainment Law
 

Entertainment and Sports Law -- http://www.ll.georgetown.edu/lr/rs/sports.html
Links to numerous sources
Media Lawyer -- http://www.medialawyer.com/index.html
International entertainment, multimedia and intellectual property law and business network

Pay-Per-View Sources
 
 
 

Baseline -- http://www.baseline.hollywood.com/cgi-bin/newmain3.pl
Pay-per-view service
ShowBiz -- http://www.showbizdata.com/biz/
Pay-per-view entertainment industry source

Talent Agencies
 
 

Creative Artists Agency

Literary and Talent Agency

9380 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

(310) 288 – 4545

International Creative Management (ICM)

8942 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

(310) 550 - 4000