Professional Voiceovers, Jingle Production Companies, Television Companies, Stage, Acting, Film & Tv Unions, Film & Television Job Listings, Television Performance Opportunities, Television, Radio, Press and Internet Monitoring and related resources.
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All the latest auto-updating news from the world of television.
Advert & Theme Compilations
A selection of Audio CD's packed with music from television commercials and classic television shows available to purchase!
Browse the Tv Music Index for TV ads resources, Film & TV music themes, lyrics and helpful sites. (Also browse the Musicals section).
Television Networks & Resources
The official website for the British Broadcasting Corporation is packed full of essential information about the programmes, news, resources and fun stuff for the children.
- Channel 4 Television
Contriversial and challenging programs with a fresher feel is the trademark of Channel 4 whose music programming has included broadcasts of live festivals and autobiographical documentaries on famous pop/rock stars.
- Channel 5 Television
Official website for channel 5, 5 USA, 5 Star, Milkshake and 5 Forward includes schedules and Demand5 player.
Official site for ITV the producer of ITV weekday programmes and weekend TV programming on ITV 1, 2, 3 and 4
All Local, Regional & Satellite Television Sites are listed with contact details and links to the official sites. Also provide listings to Production, Jingles companies, Radio stations, Newspapers and Magazines.
Hugely popular dedicated Music Television Channel available via Cable or Satellite TV.
- Sky TV
Official site for Sky TV digital channels.
- Promote your Gig/Event on Cable London Television!!
The Community channel runs a series of adverts for local events, jobs and news on which you can advertise FREE! If you are planning a local event or gig take advantage of this free service. Decide which section is most suitable and send your details including who, where, when, why, date, start and finish time to CLTV, Cable London PLC, 2 Stephen Street, London, W1P 1PL. Telephone: 0207 209 7677. Try to include photo's, charts and logos and remain within 40 words. All submissions must be received at least 4 weeks prior to the event. Contact them for information on programs in production as local bands/musicians/performers are often used in 'open access' community programs or allowed a small slot on off-peak programs.
Supplying daily music news, gossip, charts, festivals, club listings and programme information in their music section page 450 on Channel 4 plus free advertising for artists, musicians and bands in the gig guide page 460 - 464. Send your listings 14 days in advance to Channel 4, P.A. Listings, The News Center, 292 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London. SW1V 1AG. For information contact 0207 963 7800.
Broadcast industry news and information.
TV & Radio Monitoring
These companies provide a service for both industry and public. If you are a broadcasting company there are products which can help you to monitor your broadcasts whilst those seeking copies of past programmes may be able to find what they seek.
- Audible Magic
Audio identification fingerprinting services, Broadcast Radio and TV Monitoring: Cost-effective song & ad playlist generation with Broadcast Monitoring. ...
- Broadcasting Board of Governors
US Governments Monitoring Homepage.
- TNS Media Intelligence
Television, radio, press, commercials and broadcast monitoring service ( all over the UK)
- BBC Monitoring
supplies news, information and comment gathered from the mass media around the world from more than 2,000 radio, TV, press, Internet and news agency sources, translating from up to 100 languages.
- Broadcast/Film Equipment Classifieds at Mandy.com
Trade your used broadcast and film equipment in these classified ads.
- Film Education
is a registered charity supported by the film industry and the BFI in the UK. The website's aim is to encourage and promote the study of film and other media within the Curriculum through online resources, CD ROMS, downloadable study guides and educational video packs. In addition to providing a range of free educational materials, the site also includes information on INSET courses, workshops, seminars, free screening events and television programmes. The Film Library section, currently one of the site's most visited areas is a comprehensive list of titles recommended by Film Education by Key Stage and subject area and includes downloadable study guides for many of the films listed.
information supplied by Education on the Internet Media & Film
- Film Market at Mandy.com
Films seeking distributors by genre, subject and territory.
- Film & TV Services at Mandy.com
Services, technicians & facilities listed by territory.
- Flicker Music
Specialist music production company providing music for film, television, commercials and idents plus creation of library music and bespoke compositions for professional an corporate use.
- Movie Sounds
Find samples from tons of movies using the links or search provided.
- Onde Spirale
group of talented people that compose music for films and television. Many tracks to listen to in free streaming audio.
Unions & Associations
The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists is a national labor union affiliated with the AFL-CIO. Its headquarters are in New York City and there are 36 local offices throughout the country who represents its members in four major areas:
1) news and broadcasting
2) entertainment programming
3) the recording business and
4) commercials and non-broadcast, industrial, educational media.
AFTRA's 80,000 members are seen or heard on television, radio and sound recordings and include actors, announcers, news broadcasters, singers (including royalty artists and background singers), dancers, sportscasters, disc jockeys, talk show hosts and others. Talent payments under AFTRA contracts are over $1 billion a year.
American Society of Composers, Artists, and Publishers in the United States.
The Backstage Union is a useful starting point for general inquires into theatre, television and film stage personnel including voice over artists.
- Broadcast Net
The Broadcast Industry's Home Page includes links to resources, articles, news and information.
- Commedia Awards UK
Grants for people who want to make a production about a community issue.
- Competitions Commission
Performing Rights in UK government findings article providing information and advice on Performing Rights in the UK.
The British Actors Union, takes care of its members interests including contract negotiation and issues regarding working abroad. Actors, Musicians, Singers and Entertainers of all forms are welcome to join but require valid contracts before membership acceptance.
- Independent Radio News
The News providers for many Newspapers, Radio and Tv stations.
Phonographic Performance Limited music industry organisation collecting and distributing airplay and public performance royalties in the UK
- Performing Rights Society
UK non-profit organisation that collects and distributes royalties for performers and musical works.
Professional Light and Sound Association for news and information on technical matters. Also covers club, outdoor events and conferences.
Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Production & Voice Over Resources
- ASCAP Music License Database
ACE is a database of song titles licensed by ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Artists, and Publishers) in the United States. For each title, you can find the names of the songwriters and the names, contact persons, addresses and, in most cases, phone numbers of publishers to contact if you want to use the work. For most of the titles, you'll find some of the artists who have made a commercial recording.
- BBC Production and Broadcast Training
Information and advice for those wishing to work in television, including details of their training program.
- BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.) Repertoire Song Title Database
Extensive online searchable database of music works licensed by BMI with information on the songwriter/composer and publishing companies.
- Carlin America (Music Publisher Database)
Online searchable catalogue of published musical works from major independent music publishing conglomerates
- The White Book
International Production Directory is an essential book providing contact details and information on hundreds of stage, television, theatre, record companies and events companies, agencies and services.
Provides a service for voice artists and those looking for voice over artists for their project. Artists worldwide can upload their voice samples to the site for anyone to hear whilst those seeking artists can use the search facility or links to find voices with any accent or language. Samples can be heard online and downloaded in real, mp3 or wav.
Jobs & Auditions
Performance & Production Careers Advice Book (US) Provides Tips, Tricks, and Secrets That Will Launch Your Music Performance or Production Career!
- Backstage Jobs
Free job listing service for all behind-the-scenes jobs in the live entertainment industry. Everything but acting.
Your ticket to appearing on television shows. Search through tv shows - find a show in any country! Really neat site which not only finds everything from Talent, Music, Talk, Radio Shows and Audience/Extras etc., but also provides details of forthcoming episodes and the facility to contact the producer and apply to appear directly from the site. cool!
Universally recognised as the world's leading industry trade publication, Billboard Magazine has over a hundred-year history of being music and home entertainment's authoritative voice.
- Film & TV Job Listings
Current Film and Television job opportunities in your area.
- Grapevine Jobs
The best source for jobs in and around broadcast, film and music. Everything from animation to radio, from interactive TV to post-production - and many more jobs available are advertised.
- Interscape TV & Radio Jobs
Job listing opportunities, post an aircheck!
Job vacancies search engine that searches across several websites for job opportunities.
US site providing various job listings & music business job listings.
UK site listing jobs and auditions for people wanting to get into the TV/Radio industry.
- MY Entertainment WORLD (USA) is the largest resource information for funding and career opportunities for motion pictures, television, recording, live theatre, art, fashion industry, models, talents, performers, casting directors, agents, photographers, stylists, etc.... WORLD WIDE !! Complete listing of Feature Films in Preparation/Pre-Production, Film Festivals, Tv Movies, Pilots & Tv series. Comprehensive UP-TO-DATE Auditions/Casting information in: Chorus Call - Dance - Film - Music (Singers, Musicians & Bands) - Professional Modeling - Night Club, Comedy Club & Cabaret - Stage (Equity) - Stage - TV Shows & Commercials - Theme Parks / Cruises - Others
USA production crew job listings and search.
Devoted to jobs in the USA entertainment industry predominantly Film and TV centered around LA, Chicago and New York. Job postings are free to browse and low fee membership charged to have your resume in their database so you could forward it directly to the employers.
- The Stage UK Newspaper
Contains stage, theatre, radio and television related news, articles, job classifieds and auditions.
- Variety US Newspaper
Contains stage, theatre, radio and television related news, articles, job classifieds and auditions.
Courses & Prep
- 2 Pop
Digital filmakers resource site provides advice and downloadable blank storyboards. Registration is required (Free).
- Film & TV Connection
An entertainment industry school with 5,000 students worldwide who train on-site at major film studios, video production companies, radio and TV stations, recording studios and record labels.
- Prep Links
Show prep links for radio & television broadcasting personnel.
A virtual room for writers with articles, interviews, exercises, book reviews
Supports skills and training in the UK creative industries with funding, courses and online course database.
Film & TV Articles
The articles listed below are aimed at helping anyone who writes and creates music to get their songs to the film & television industry.
Excellent resource includes articles for musicians and songwriters including Why It's Easier to Land a Film or TV Deal- Why not use film and TV placements to finance your survival while you continue to try to score that ever-elusive record deal. Network Television: Licensing Songs and Money covering who decides what songs can get used in films and in TV shows -- and the amount of money paid for those songs? By Jeffrey and Todd Brabec and Home Video Licensing
- You Oughta be in Pictures
Sandy Tanaka provides tips and advice on getting your songs into films.
- Rights Clearances for Film and Television Productions
by Stephen Edwards
Published by PACT (Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television), 45 Mortimer Street London W1N 7TD. Tel: 0207 331 6000. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org PACT also publishes The Music Copyright Guide for TV & Film Production by Ivan Chandler and Art Of The Deal by Dorothy Viljoen.
- International Visual Communications Association
Professional membership body for the corporate sector
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