Professional Organizations

& Unions

Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE)
Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW)
Directors Guild of America (DGA)
Motion Picture Editors Guild (MPEG)
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
Dramatists Guild of America
Actors’ Equity Association
Graphic Artists Guild (GAG)
The Authors Guild
The Animation Guild
Producers Guild of America
American Society of Picture Professionals (ASPP)


U.S. Copyright Office
United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)
Texas Secretary of State
Texas Music Office
Texas Film Commission
Texas Commission on the Arts

Texas Resources

Studio Mechanics of Texas: I.A.T.S.E. – Local 484
Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts
Texas Association of Film & Tape Professionals
Texas Chapter of The Recording Academy
Texas Film Commission Job Hotline
Texas Motion Picture Alliance
Texas Productions Incentives
Writers’ League of Texas

Austin Resources

AIGA Austin
Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau
Austin Federation of Musicians
Austin Film Festival
Austin Film Society
Austin Music Foundation
Austin Screenwriters Group
Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM)
MEOW (Musicians for Equal Opportunities for Women)
SIMS Foundation
WIMPS (Women in Music Professional Society)

Additional Links

Fair Use Index
Right of Publicity Roadmap
Digital Copyright Slider
Harry Fox Agency (mechanical licensing)
AIGA, the professional association for design
Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA)
Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF)
The Actor’s Fund
National Music Publishers Association (NMPA)
Digital Media Association (DiMA)
American Association of Independent Music (A2IM)
Future of Music Coalition (FMC)
The Recording Academy / Grammy Awards
Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)
Independent Film & Television Alliance
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences / EMMYS
Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences / OSCARS
American Society of Cinematographers
American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)
The Association of Moving Image Archivists
The Society of Composers & Lyricists
Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
National Association for Music Education

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