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Conferences | Festivals | Trade Shows

Animation | Gaming | Virtual & Augmented Reality

Annecy International Animation Film Festival & Market (MIFA)

The Animation Community Festivals Listings

Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

CTN Animation Expo

Game Developers Conference – GDC

The International Conference and Expo on Computer Graphics & Animation

LA Games Conference

MAGfest – Music & Gaming Festival

MIA Animation Conference & Festival

Ottawa International Animation Film Festival

SiegeCon Game Developer’s Conference

SXSW Interactive



4 Career Moves to Make During Holiday Downtime to Land Your Dream Gig in 2024

5 Big Benefits of Working on a Small Production

5 Film Industry Podcasts We Can't Wait for You to Hear

5 High-End Cameras that Filmmakers Love

5 Voiceover Writing Tips to Make Your Scripts Spectacular

American Film Institute Festival (AFI Fest)

American Film Market (AFM) & Conference

A Comedy Writer's Guide to Breaking Into the Industry

A Day in the Life of a First ​AC

A Day in the Life of a Video Game Performance Director

A Day in the Life of a VFX Editor

A Day in the Life of an Intimacy Coordinator

A Day in the Life of a Podcaster

African Film Festival NY

Ann Arbor Film Festival

Ashland Independent Film Festival 

Aspen Film

Atlanta Film Festival

AZ Central

Benefits to Working Film Festivals

Best Practices for an Environmentally Friendly Production

Cannes International Film Festival (Festival de Cannes)

Chicago International Film Festival

Chicago International Music & Movie Festival (CIMM Fest)

Chicago Underground Film Festival

Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Fest

Climbing the Ranks: How to Get Promoted in the Film Industry


DGA Student Film Awards


Edinburgh International Film Festival

Empowering Yourself and Others by Talking About Industry Rates

Essential Skills for Moving from PA to APOC

Establishing Your Identity as a Direc​tor of Photography

Frameline Film Festival

From Blank Page to Finished and Winning Screenplay

Hawaii International Film Festival

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

How to Write, Prep and Pitch Your Unscripted Show

Hamptons International Film Festival

Heartland Film Festival

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival 

​​​​How to Ace Your Production Job Interviews When You're New to the Industry

​​​​How to Research Film Festivals

​​​​How to Forge a Path in the Entertainment Industry Without Connections

​​​​How I Got Here:​​ Andrew Edwards, Film and Media Composer

How to Negotiate Your Pay Rate

How to Relocate and Keep Working

How to Thrive as a Freelancer or an Employee

How to Transition From Unscripted to Scripted

International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR)

ITVS Diversity Development Fund

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF)

Key Differences, Pros and Cons About Studio vs. Freelance Production

Locarno International Film Festival (Festival del Film Locarno)

Los Angeles Film Festival

Malinda Guerra's Journey to Four-Time Emmy-Nominated TV Editor

Managing Clients' Expectations When it Comes to Music

Managing Long Hours and Burnout in Production

Maximizing Volunteer and Student Production Experience to Get Your Foot in the Door

Miami International Film Festival 

Mill Valley Film Festival

Navigating the World of TV Production for Food Shows

Nashville International Film Festival

New Orleans Film Festival

Outfest Los Angeles

Palm Springs International Film Festival

Pan African Film Festival

Produced By Conference

Raindance Film Festival

San Diego Latino Film Festival

Sarajevo Film Festival

Seattle International Film Festival

Sheffield International Documentary Film Festival (Sheffield Doc Fest)


Staff Me Up

SXSW Festival & Conference

Sydney Film Festival

South Asian International Film Festival (Third i Film Fest)

Telluride Film Festival

Toronto International Film Festival

Tribeca International Film Festival

The Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale)/European Film Market

The Benefits of Starting in Post-Production​​​

The Venice International Film Festival (La Biennale di Venezia)

The Beginner's Production Assistant's Guide to Success

The Crucial Role of Script Coverage

The New York Film Festival

The Unscripted Associate Producer Field Guide

The Unscripted Story Producer vs. Field Producer

Thriving in Every Film Industry Position

Tips for Mastering Skin Tones on Camera

Tips for Writing a Winning Entertainment Resume

Tips to Maximize Your Microbudget

Top Underrated PA Skills

Understanding the Different Types of PAs On-Set​​

Union vs. Non-Union 101: A Comprehensive Guide

WGA and AMPTP Reach a Tentative Deal: What Does This Mean for Below-The-Line Workers?

What a Film Festival judge wants to see

Why Didn't I Get That Gig?

What is The Difference Between a Set PA and Office PA​?

WorldFest: Houston International Film Festival

WonderCon (ComicCon LA)

Digital Media | Online Video | Content Streaming

Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3)


SXSW Interactive


Performing Arts (Theatre | Music | Dance)​

American Theatre Critics Association Conference

Aspen Live Entertainment Conference

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The Educational Theatre National Association Conference

League of Resident Theatres (LORT) Conference

Mid-America Theatre Conference

MAGfest – The Music & Gaming Festival

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Conference

National Theatre Conference

New England Theatre Conference

Southeastern Theatre Conference

USITT Annual Conference & Stage Expo

SATE Conference at the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA)

SESAC’s List of Music Conferences

​Television | Broadcasting | Digital Media

Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Convention

Digital Entertainment World

Digital Hollywood

Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3)

How To Break Into The Reality TV Business

How to Transition From Unscripted to Scripted



Next TV Summit & Expo

Produced By Conference

SXSW Interactive 

Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Conferences

The Benefits of Starting in Post-Production

The Future of Unscripted TV with Emmy-winning Producer Arthur Smith

TV of Tomorrow Show

Union vs. Non-Union 101: A Comprehensive Guide


The CSUEA has negotiated a special deal for year-long memberships with, which grants immediate​ access to the newest jobs and internships in the entertainment industry.

Discounted subscription for