Networking is such a big part of Hollywood. Everybody “does lunch” because who you know can be almost as important as what you know. The same can be said for websites.

The following links contain invaluable information about the entertainment industry in general and screenwriting in particular.

Books, Magazines & Software


Research & Resources


Film Festivals & Writer Conferences


Professional Organizations


Screenplay Resources


Screenwriting Websites


For Film Lovers & Filmmakers

Books, Magazines & Software

Bantam Dell Publishing

Creative Screenwriting Magazine

Final Draft

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Scriptwriter

Michael Wiese Productions

movieScope Magazine

scr(i)pt Magazine


Writers Store

Written By (official WGA magazine)

Research & Resources

American Film Institute

Copyright – Form PA

Internet Movie Database

Film Festivals & Writer Conferences

Atlanta Film & Video Festival

Austin Film Festival 

Berlin International Film Festival

BFI London Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival

Chicago Int’l Film Festival

Denver Int’l Film Festival

London Screenwriters’ Festival

Los Angeles Film Festival

Nashville Screenwriters’ Conference

New York Film Festival

Rome Film Fest

San Francisco Film Festival

San Sebastian Film Festival

Seattle Int’l Film Festival

Slamdance Film Festival

Sundance Film Festival

The Indie Fest Film Awards

Vienna International Film Festival


Professional Organizations

American Screenwriter’s Association

Australian Writers Guild

Dallas Screenwriters Association

Director’s Net

Film Independent

Women In Film

Writers Guild Germany

Writers Guild of America

Writers Guild of Great Britain

Screenplay Resources

Daily Script

Drew’s Script-O-Rama

Hollywood Book & Poster Co.
6562 Hollywood Blvd.,
Hollywood, CA 90028 Ph: 323-465-8764

Screenwriting Websites

On The Page Podcast
Podcast on iTunes

Complications Ensue
The Crafty TV and Screenwriting Blog
by Alex Epstein

Done Deal @

Ink Tip

Screenwriters Utopia

WGA-West Registry

For Film Lovers & Filmmakers

American Film Foundation

American Film Institute



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