BBC FILM NETWORK
www.bbc.co.uk/filmnetwork
BBC site that streams short films from every genre, with feedback from a panel of associated industry professionals. They’re launching a downloads service very shortly.

BECTU
www.bectu.org.uk
BECTU is the independent union for those working in broadcasting, film, theatre, entertainment, leisure, interactive media and allied areas who are primarily based in the United Kingdom.

THE BRITISH DOCUMENTARY FOUNDATION
www.britdoc.org
Funding body sponsored by Channel 4, offering burseries for projects, from shorts to features. They’re also launching a new documentary festival in Oxford in Summer 2006.

BROADCAST FREELANCER
www.broadcastfreelancer.com
Subscription service for jobs in the UK tv industry, plus news and other resources.

BROADCAST MAGAZINE
www.broadcastnow.co.uk
The website for the film and television industry which provides information on all things film. It’s also possible to subscribe to Broadcast Magazine through this site.

CREATIVE COMMONS
www.creativecommons.org
The digital revolution continues, with material available for non-commercial use. Creative Commons is a nonprofit organisation that offers flexible copywright licences for creative works.

DAIL MAGAZINE
www.Idaf.org
Disability Arts in London (DAIL) Magazine publishes news, views, previews and reviews of the work of disabled artists in London and beyond. It provides a forum where people can express different views about all aspects of disability arts.

DOCHOUSE
www.dochouse.org
Organisation running screenings throughout the year and in conjunction with festivals. They also run training, such as the popular DocHistory course.

DOCULINK
www.doculink.org
FREE US-based community for documentary filmmakers who share information, leads and ideas via a mailing list, website and events.

EDN
www.edn.dk
EDN is a meeting point for professionals working with documentary film and television. EDN supports, stimulates and creates networks within the documentary sector in Europe.

FOUR DOCS
www.channel4.com/fourdocs
Forum for documentary filmmakers who can easily upload there short documentaries onto the site free of charge to be viewed by all those who visit the site.

KEMPS
www.kftv.com
Kemps lists the contact details of over 40,000 companies operating in the film, TV and commercial production industries world wide – including over 10,500 in the UK.

MANDY
www.mandy.com
A database listing all the jobs in the film world in a number of cities. Free to join this website offers valuable information and advice to filmmakers.

MOVIESCOPE MAGAZINE
www.moviescopemag.com
A great insider magazine for filmmakers, with a focus on global filmmaking including (of course) documentaries.

NPA
www.npa.org.uk
The NPA is the UK’s national membership and training organisation for independent new producers and filmmakers. The NPA is a Charity that provides access to contacts, information and advice regarding film production.

PACT
www.pact.co.uk
Pact is the UK trade association that represents and promotes the commercial interests of independent feature film, television, animation and interactive media companies.

PRELINGER ARCHIVE
www.archive.org
The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an ‘Internet library,’ with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format.

RESEARCH CENTRE
www.researchcentre.co.uk
Based in Glasgow and funded by Channel 4 and the BBC, this is an excellent resource for information on filmmaking.

SHOOTING PEOPLE
www.shootingpeople.org
An online community for filmmakers with daily email bulletins, including a Documentary Network. They have also produced a guide on funding: “How to get your Documentary Funded and Distributed”.

SKILLSET
www.skillset.org/
Skillset is the Sector Skills Council for the Audio Visual Industries (broadcast, film, video, interactive media and photo imaging).

STUDENT FILMMAKERS.COM
www.studentfilmmakers.com
News and resource site for student filmmakers to which links can be uploaded. You can also subscribe to a free magazine keeping you informed of all things film and student.

TALENT CIRCLE
www.talentcircle.co.uk
A free industry site with job postings and information. They also run a short film competition and festival called Super Shorts.