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BLACK LIVES MATTER (BLM),​ ​SOCIAL JUSTICE, DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION

Ad Age: A Regularly Updated Blog Tracking Brands Responses to Social Justice
Adobe: Adobe Education Exchange-​ Resources to Learn and Create for Social Justice​
Amazon Prime Video: Honor Juneteenth with Black Voice and Stories​
The Anti-Oppression Network: What is Allyship?​
Apple TV app: Free movies, shows, and docs that honor Black lives, you’ll also find themed collections that spotlight Black directors, chronicle the ongoing civil rights struggle, celebrate excellence, and more.​
Arts Administrators of Color Network: Accomplices Leadership Institute - July 27-29, 2020​
Array’s film and television content suitable for students from ages 9 to adult"​
BE Conference:  Hear from actress, director, producer, and CSUN Alumna Eva Longoria and how she called on Hollywood to do more to actively fight racism in keynote for The Wrap​​
Berkeley Bootcamp: Free Small Business Toolkit - Over 60 Resources & Digital Marketing Tips for Black Entrepreneurs​
Best Colleges: College Guide for LGBTQ Students- This guide covers applying to college as an LGBTQ student, insightful resources, expert interviews, and even scholarships!​
BIPOC DOC Editors: Find an editor for your next project to promote the priority of an inclusive edit room from the top.
​​​​​​"Black Lives Matter" Content: Learn more about racial injustice and the Black experience in America with this collection of films, series and documentaries on Netflix
Black Lives Matter: Anti-Racist Resource List- Reading & viewing resource lists for all those interested in furthering their Anti-Racist education​
Black Lives Matter Universal Resources: Carrd for different resources, petitions, donating, etc. in relation to BLM on what you can do to educate yourself and take action​​
Blackque247: A Melanated Resource for Blacks in the Creative Space. A resource hub for black creatives. Blackque247 is the one-stop resource to find seasoned Black creatives across marketing, PR and entertainment.
Black Theatre United: The black theatre community helping to protect black people, black talent, and black lives of all shapes and orientations in theatre and communities across the country 
The Broadcast Assocation: Broadcast Education Association's (BEA) Diversity Links and Resources page​
California State University, Long Beach: The History Behind June Nineteenth​
Center for Antiracist Research: Anti-racist resources, educating tools, and COVID racial tracker​
College Candy: 10 Racial Justice Documentaries You Should Watch​
College Concensus: Anti-Racism College Guide From AAPI Students and Allies​
Deadline: Ri-Karlo Handy, Editors Guild & The Urban League Team Up With Mentorship Program For Creators Of Color article
DismantlingRacism.org: Web-based version of a workbook designed originally to support the Dismantling Racism workshop offered by Dismantling Racism Works, a training collaborative that is not offering workshops or consulting support at this time​
Distractify: Want to learn more about Black Lives Matter? Watch these movies parades- "The Anti-racist Starter Pack: Documentaries, Movies, TEDTalks, and Books to add to your list"
Do The Bay: Listen and Learn: Shows, Movies & Podcasts to Dive Deeper into Anti-Racism
Everyday Feminism: School for Social Justice: Online learning for healing, justice, and liberation​
Everyday Feminism: 4 Reasons ‘People of Color’ Isn’t Always the Best Choice of Words
Fast Company: These 7 Courses by Black Women will teach you to recognize and work against racism​
Fast Online Masters: 89 Racial Equity Resources for Healthcare, Education, and Communities​
Film School Rejects: All the Movies Made Available to Watch Free in Support of Black Lives Matter
Forbes: First, Listen. Then, Learn: Anti-Racism Resources For White People​
Forbes: Allyship - The Key To Unlocking The Power Of Diversity​
Forge Medium: Performative Allyship Is Deadly (Here’s What to Do Instead): Activism can’t begin and end with a hashtag​
Guide To Allyship: An Opensource Resource to understand the pros and cons of what being an ally entails​
Harvard Business Review: Confronting Racism at Work: A Reading List​
HellaJuneteenth: History, Information & Resources around Juneteenth​
Hello Giggles Website: Free films & shows to watch to honor the Juneteenth Holiday​
Hollywood Reporter: "Reality Producers Group Launch Inclusive Hiring Initiative"- Plan to broaden and diversify the pool for available talent for every nonfiction production position- and to last long-term
Hone: Live learning platform for modern leadership, management and people skills.  Hone combines the interactivity and fun of the classroom with the convenience and scale of a platform
Houston Chronicle: 50 black LGBTQ+ films to watch for Pride Month​
Hubspot: How to Be an Ally- 23 Resources That Can Help 
Justforus.org: Mission-based media site creating meaningful dialogs about ending excessive force and racial discrimination by law enforcement & providing a space to bridge communities to resources so that true justice reform can occur​
Justice in June: Resources on How to Be An Ally to the Black Community​
KippNJ.org: Promoting Equity: Resources to Counter Racism​
Marvel: Free comics by Black writers and artists throughout Marvel history
Media Diversity Institute: Media Diversity Institute actively gathers the latest guidelines, studies and other resources to help journalists, academics and civil society activists integrate a diversity perspective into their work
Medium piece by Gretchen DeKnikker: A Getting Started Guide for White Folks (Part I)​
Mentalfloss.com: 5 Organizations That Empower Black Communities—and How You Can Help
Music Forward Foundation: Industry Sessions Youtube Playlist on Conversations in Music
NAACP: Latest news and articles from the NAACP, where to take action, etc.​
The National Gallery Museum: "Illegal to Be You: Gay History Beyond Stonewall" exhibit​
The New Yorker: "The Trayvon Generation"​
New York Post: 7 movies and documentaries about racism that you should watch now
Newsweek: Books About Race That Everyone Should Be Reading Right Now
One School NY: One School is an intensive portfolio program designed to teach you the creative skills required to work at the world’s top ad agencies​
Online MBA: The Best Resources for Black Entrepreneurs -​ A list of organizations that offer a wealth of resources for Black entrepreneurs, including funding, education, and robust networking opportunities. 
Parade: "The Anti-Racist Starter Pack: 40 #TV Series, Documentaries, ​Movies, TEDTalks, and Books to Add to Your List"
PBS: What to read, listen to, and watch to learn about racism​
Penguin UK: Nine books to help you understand race and dismantle racism​
Powell's Books: Black Lives Matter: Recommended Reading
Poynter: Journalism educators- It’s time for a heart-to-heart about mentoring students of color​
Public Health Degrees: Public Health Resources for Understanding Environmental Racism​
Racial Equity Tools: Tools, research, tips, curricula and ideas to increase understanding and help work towards justice at every level – in systems, organizations, communities and culture at large​
Resources that support Black Lives Matter: A list of Black-led organizations, collectives, production houses, and lists that are dedicated to supporting and uplifting Black writers, filmmakers, and creatives of color. Learn, donate, get involved, volunteer​
SAG-AFTRA: Race & Storytelling Panel - YouTube Video​
Salon: White allies- Here's a basic list of do's and don'ts to help you with your helplessness
Self: 31 Resources That Will Help You Become a Better White Ally​
Sony Pictures: SONY PICTURES ACTION - Racial Equity & Inclusion Initiative ​
Southern Poverty Law Center: Website dedicated to fighting hate, teaching tolerance, and seeking justice​
Sundance Institute’s Resources for Anti-Racism Work: A compiled list by Sundance to support antiracism work, from mental health to organizations too donate to​​
TeachRock: The Music That Shaped America Series - explore U.S. social history and events through the words and music of ex-slaves, Appalachian mine workers, Cajun farmers, Mississippi sharecroppers & more​
Think with Google: 3 ways brands can take action today to fight racial inequity​
Very Well Mined: 
How Does Implicit Bias Impact Behavior: Explanations & Impacts of Unconscious bias
"We See You White American Theatre": Data collection, testimonials and statistics for a comprehensive list of demands calling upon white institutions to examine, change and dismantle their harmful and racist practices​
White Supremacy Culture Characteristics: Showing Up For Racial Justice ​(PDF)
Wired: What We Get Wrong About "People of Color"​

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Entertainment Arts Online Learning & Support​​

Gen​eral

5 Tips for Crushing it as a Work From Home Intern: CNBC Article tips with SFSU Student highlight
Adobe: Distance Learning Resources - SO Many Resources
Amelia Robinson: Creative Happy Hour Zoom sessions for teaching artists and creatives - every other Monday at 7 pm  EST starting 4/6/20 during the Coronavirus Crisis
Art a La Carte: Free online video art classes via YouTube​
Arts Ed Collab: Resources for arts educators as they transition to online teaching​
Arts Ed Collab: COVID-19 Resources for Educators and Learners
Arts Education Partnership:
COVID-19 Resources in the Arts

UC Berkeley Boot Camp: Coding information and resources- Learning to code, basics, etc.​

Buzz Feed: List of Virtual Events to Enjoy When You Are Social Distancing
CBS News Report: Live-streaming workout classes for free during the coronavirus outbreak
California State University, San Marcos: Mindfulness Practices with Dr. Ranjeeta Basu - Daily at Various Times
Capacity Interactive: Bootcamp Livestream for Arts Organizations in Crisis
Carla Sonheim: Art Prompts PDF- A Free 40 page printable "Creative Care Package" 
Catch A Fire Bay Area: COVID-19 Resources for Non-Profits​
Chegg Learn: Free learning resource that provides students with comprehensive information on a wide range of topics spanning relevant coursework like Chemistry, Economics, Computer Software, Statistics, Accounting, and Physics.
Chicago Arts Partnership in Education: Arts Resources & Support for Families Stuck at Home
Code Academy: Free online Coding Academy Pro course / scholarships for students affected by COVID-19
College Guide for Homeless Students
College Guide for LGBTQ Students
College Guide for Undocumented Students​
College Guide for Veterans
College Guide for Women in STEM
First Generation College Student Guide
College Resource for Students with Disabilities
Course Hero:​ Free course specific study guides. Core topics are broken down into digestible sections filled with short videos, detailed infographics, vocabulary words, reading recommendations, and practice problems
Creative Capital: List of Artist Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreak​
Curiosity Stream40% off annual plans and gift cards for all site access to documentaries and features
Custom Writing Blog: 100 free online courses from top universities.​ All subjects from computer science to art & music and design.
Digital Hollywood LIVE: FREE online entertainment media & tech conference - Broadcasting Tuesday, 5/12/20, available to stream whenever
EduCause: COVID-19 Resources for Higher Ed
EDUCBA: Read t​utorials, posts, and insights from leading software development experts and developers for free
EDUCBA: Fre​e web design tutorials or web design courses for beginners to expert developers. These tips and tutorials help you master patterns, animations, graphic art, matrices, and more​​​
Entangled Solutions: COVID-19 Higher Education Resource Center​
Eventbrite: Virtual Events Resource Guide​
Excel Easy: Excel tutorial + 300 examples (Free resources)​​
FacingHistory.org: Support for Teachers During the COVID-19 Outbreak
FacingHistory.org: Taking School Online With a Student-Centered Approach
Forbes.com: "How To Thrive In Your Job & Career Despite The Coronavirus Pandemic Pandemic"​
Gray Area Foundation for Arts & Technology: COVID-19 Resources​
Girl Geek X 2020 ELEVATE Conference: The Link Between the Future of Work, Education and Care​
Headspace: Free Content for Educators
Hollywood Union Guide: A Joint Report of the DGA, SAG-AFTRA, IATSE and Teamsters’ Committees for COVID-19 Safety Guidelines. The Safe Way Forward (PDF), guidelines for production pre-vaccine for COVID-19
HowlRound Theatre Commons: Daily Livestreaming Conversation with US & Global Theatre Artists" - online during COVID-19 crisis
How to Get Better Audio & Video in Online Chats​ - Video​​
Interest.com: Survival Guide for Young Adults Home During Covid-19​
Intersection for the Arts:
Emergency Funds, Business Resources, & Tools/How-tos for Creatives
Intersection for the Arts: Support circle sessions for artists, arts administrators, and cultural workers- $5 per session on Wednesdays from May 6-27th at 11AM​
Kim Dempsey: COVID-19 Educational Resource Library Google Drive Doc​
LinkedIn: Free LinkedIn Learning Resources to Help You Navigate the Impact of COVID-19
MasterClass: Free Year-long Subscription for CSU Students & Faculty - Short Application/Verification of CSU E-mail to receive link
Merlot.org: Free Teaching and Learning Online Materials
Modern Health: Free Mental Health Resources​
Microsoft:
Pivoting to Remote Work — COVID-19 Response Course Track for Nonprofits​​ - Course
​National Performance Network (NPN): COVID-19 / Corona VIrus Resources
Netflix: "Interactive Storytelling at Netflix" Podcast​​
No Film School: List of Free Software​​
No Film School: 1000+ Free Post Production Assets You Can Download Right Now​
Novo Resume: The 2020 Complete Guide to Remote Work [W/ Tips & Tricks]​
Papersource: Crafting Tutorials​ for all ages​ - Videos
PRX: Radiotopia- a curated network of extraordinary, cutting-edge podcasts​
Read it Forward: The Adaptables podcast - dives into your favorite book-to-screen adaptations
Read it Forward: Weekly podcast about books with author interviews and special guests
​San Francisco State University: Best Practices for ZOOM security​
Savi: COVID-19 Student Loan Aid Tool​
Scholly: Hallo $5,000 Scholarship​
SF Sketchfest: COVID-19 related, SF Bay Area & Beyond Performing Arts & Media Organizations Funding & Fundraisers​
Share My Lesson: 25 Distance Learning Ideas from Teachers​
Society for Arts Entrepreneurship Education (SAEE):​ 
Webinar- Crafting an Arts Entrepreneurship Course for Visual Artists, Artisans, and Designers
Sundance Institute Collab: Video Library, Master Classes, Online Courses & Resources
Sundance Institute Collab: Sundance Created and Curated Resources
TeachRock: Distance Learning Packs -online learning for all subjects and ages
Theatre Communications Group (TCG): Coronavirus Preparedness Webinar​
The Redford Center: 2020-2021 grants of $20K for US-focused environmental documentary film development - deadline 6/1/20​
UCLA School of Management: "Avoiding video conferencing fatigue while working remotely"- Best practice tips for video conferencing and how adapt to technology changes and prevent burnout.
UNESCO: Distance Learning Solutions​​
Virtual International Internships Program: Apply online and apply transferrable skills for success​
Zoom: “New to Working from Home? Here Are Some Tips to Help You Meet Like a Pro”​

ANIMATION/AR VR XR/GAMING

Gen.G: Scholarship fund for diverse college students (Freshman) majoring in gaming, esports, entrepreneurship, journalism or content creation. Applications open September 15th, 2020
OutSchool.com: Stop Motion Animation for Beginners: Learn how to create stop motion animation videos using an app on an Apple or Android Phone or Tablet​
Toon Boom: Free 30-day license - ​​​​Software/Tool​
TRANSperfect: Virtual dubbing (voice over) service ​
Unity Technologies: Free Create with Code Class (Video Game programming)

​Business of Entertainment


Novo Resume: The 2020 Complete Guide to Remote Work [W/ Tips & Tricks]​
Real Industry: Videos for college students focused on all aspects of the media arts, music business and entertainment technology business​
Winston Baker: The Economics of Media and Entertainment During the Coronavirus and Beyond​ - Live Webinar
Winston Baker: Dealmaking and Production Delays: How Long Will They Last and What Can You Do in the Meantime? - Live Webinar
Winston Baker: Finance Re-Defined: Getting Deals Done in Uncertain Times​ - Live Webinar
Winston Baker: Maximizing Enterprise Value in Challenging Times: Crisis Management and Communications Strategies- Free webinar on May 21, 10-11 AM PT
Winston Baker- Free Webinar on Risk Mitigation Playbook- Managing the New Landscape on 5/26, 10-11 AM PT

DANCE/THEATRE/MUSIC​

Actors Theatre of Louisville: Actors Theatre Direct pay-what-you-can streaming of world premiere productions​
Adobe: Theatre Design Module (Curriculum)​ - Students conceive of and create a makeup design for a character that is superhuman, subhuman or nonhuman – a fantasy creature of their own devising.​​
All Arts: 5 FREE performances and films to stream live & later​
Alvin Ailey Dance Theater: Ailey All Access to online streaming of performances​
Andrew Abaria on Facebook: Arts Integration Music Theory Lesson​
Artist Home: Virtual Music Teacher Database
Arts Boston: 10 Theatre Podcasts to Check Out While Social Distancing​
Berklee College of Music via EdX: Free online courses from Berklee College of Music​
Billboard: Corona Virus Crisis Music Professionals Resource Guide
Broadway World: VIDEO- Kathryn Hahn & Family Stage "A Scene From GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS With American Girl Dolls"​
California Shakespeare Festival: "Cal Shakes Online" - Furthering artistic practice and deepening community connections online​
Center Theatre Group: #ArtGoesOn series of videos from members of our artistic family, creating a digital hub of content for the next generation of artists and artisans, and much more​
Chorus America: Choruses and COVID-19 (Coronavirus) - General & Online Teaching Resources
"A Chorus Line In Quarantine": 44 cast members of the broadway revival of "A Chorus Line" share what brought them all together "again"​
Corrados: Jamulus - Internet Jam Session Open Sourced Software​
Coronavirus 2020 Artist Relief Funds: Crowdsourced Google Drive Database of COVID-19 grants, funding and financial hardship info for artists
CNN Style: Virtual concerts, plays, museums tours​
Creative Capital: Online Art Events During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Dance Magazine: Take Virtual Class From Your Kitchen With These 6 Ballet Pros​
DayBreaker: Live Virtual Dance Party - every Saturday 11 am - 1 pm PST (small fee-based class, Free RSVP)
Dolby: Dolby On- Record and livestream with amazing Dolby sound, right from your phone 
Do The Bay: Livestreaming events, classes, musical concerts, etc.​
Downtown Summer School: Music Industry Internship Reimagined- Panel discussions with team members across Downtown companies throughout the week of July 27-31st
Dr. Daphnie Sicre, Loyola Marymount University: Resources for Teaching Performing Arts (and
Entertainment related studies) online During COVID-19​

Educational Theatre Association: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact on Schools, Travel, and Gathering
Educational Theatre Association (EDTA): Virtual International Thespian Festival

EduSurge: “How Do You Teach Art, Music and PE Online? In China, They’re Figuring It Out
Edutopia:  ‘The Show Must Go Online’- Arts Teachers Adapt to At-Home Instruction - with examples of visual and performing arts teachers' remote learning exercises/instruction/projects​
Fender: FREE 3 months of online guitar lessons for first 100,000 people to register​
Filmed on Stage: Free musicals and plays you can now stream during the Coronavirus outbreak
Golden Gate Park 150: Golden Gate Park's 150th Anniversary Concert Series on video​
House of Blues Music Forward Foundation: Technology in Music Industry Sessions stream replay. Hear from tech CEOs who have been able to use technology to innovate and help move the music industry forward​
Jaylynn Simmons "Keep The Groove Alive": The WeDrum #CreateArtatHomeChallenge on YouTube​
Kalle Westerling, PhD: Google Calendar Listing of free live-streamed online theater and performance events happening​
Kennedy Center: Couch Concerts - Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 1 pm PST, 4 pm EST​
Kennedy Center: Kennedy Center at Home - free videos of extraordinary live and on-demand performances and educational activities to do at home, with new releases daily​
Kino Lorber: Kino Marquee - a virtual theatrical exhibition initiative with 150 virtual art house theater screens ​
KQED: "The Good, the Bad, and the Glitchy: Streaming Theater During Shelter-in-Place"​​
La Jolla Playhouse: The Staging Area- virtual content page​​
Lincoln Center Education: Online learning guides related to Alvin Ailey Dance Theater's "Revelations"—created for children, teens, and adults
Logic Pro​: Free for 90 days from Apple
London's National Theatre: Free YouTube streaming of National Theatre Live Productions every Thursday at 7pm British Standard Time​
London's Royal Court Theatre: Free digital stream of the play "Cypress" (availabe from 3/27/20- 4/27/20)
Mail Chimp & SxSW Film Festival: Free to screen online SXSW short films​​
The Metropolitan Opera: FREE Nightly Opera Streams​
Merlot.org: Free Teaching and Learning Online Materials
My Noise: Library of customizable ambient soundscapes
National Performance Network (NPN): COVID-19 / Corona VIrus Resources
New Filmmakers LA: NFMLA Interview Series: Weekly Interview Series with different topics- Directing, Cinematography, etc.​​
New York Times: Great Theater, Dance and Classical Music to Tune Into While Stuck at Home
Noise Pop: Noise Pop Culture Club $7 a month Digital Membership
NYC Ballet: Digital Spring Season 2020​
PBS Digital Studios: "Behind the Scenes of Wicked- Set Design" Video
Playbill.com Lists:
15 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home

Plays At Home: Series of short plays written by renowned playwrights & commissioned by leading repertory theatres specifically during COVID-19 & unprecedented isolation -- to inspire joy and connection for all
Playing on Air: Playing On Air is a radio program and podcast, dedicated to sharing great short theater with the public​
Play Reading Discord Group: Remote Play Reading During COVID-19
Radiohead Public Library: Live from a Tent in Dublic show on YouTube- Replay premiere here
Real Industry: Videos for college students focused on all aspects of the media arts, music business and entertainment technology business​
ReelEar: Music teachers in publicly funded educational institutions can apply to access Ear Training Tools for free, to use in their classrooms.
Roger Fernandes: Facebook Live Native Storytelling Hours​
San Francisco City Arts & Lectures: Free YouTube live streamed conversations with leading cultural artists, writers, performers and leaders​
Sketch Up School: SketchUp Tutorial on YouTube, you’ll learn the 7 critical concepts you need to know to avoid struggling when you’re first getting started​
Sketch Up Essentials: "Getting Started with SketchUp Free - Lesson 1 - for Beginners" YouTube Tutorial​

Scenicandlighting.com by Matt Kizer Design​: Free virtual theatrical scenic light labs and education tools
Screen Interactive: Film industry coronavirus creative, social and financial support initiatives
SF Commons & BAVC: TV documentary "They Can't Take That Away: The Legacy of The Filmore" on the history of African-American jazz in San Francisco's Fillmore district
SFSU's Cinema Department Year-End Showcase: Multiple Zoom guest speakers from May 15th-22nd. Registration r​equired for each specific event(open to everyone, not just SFSU Cinema Majors)​
Shadow and Act: Live streamed and recorded Q&A's with diverse entertainment industry leaders on Facebook Live
Some Good News (SVG) Channel: Actor/Director John Krasinki's YouTube Channel During COVID-19 with online interviews/performances
Spotify: Soundtrap for Music Makers- 120 day free trial for educators (90 days for individual creators)​
Splice Blog: A Curated List of Resources for Musicians Affected by COVID-19​
Storyfit: FREE Webinar- Character Research for the New Age of Storytelling: Using Data and Media Psychology to Make Meaningful Stories - 6/3/20 at 1 pm PST​​
Teaching Technical Theatre Facebook Group: Social Learning FB Group dedicated to the teaching of technical theater (at all levels) as a course of study and a set of invaluable life skills.​

Teaching Theatre Online: 5,000+ member Facebook group discussion of ideas, challenges, and exercises to teach theatre aspects in an online environment
Theatre Folk: Distance Learning- Technical Theatre
Theatre Folk: Technical Theatre FREE Resources
THEATERish: Virtual Theatre Education Resources: "The Epic Crowdsourced List"​
Theatre with Mrs. Hancock: Set Design YouTube Video Lecture
The Actor's Fund: #StarsinTheHouse Daily On-Line Mini Performances on YouTube during COVID-19 Crisis
The Actor's Fund: Podcast Series about Financial Wellness
The American Alliance For Theatre Education: Resources for Theatre Educators Teaching Online—The Latest
The Ballet Spot: $5 Live Streamed Classes​
The Broad Museum: #TheBroadfromHome virtual experiences including music, poetry, conversations & exhibit tours​
The Broadway Channel: "Wonder by Wonder: Behind the Scenes at Disney's ALADDIN on Broadway"​
The Canadian Theatre Educators Conference: FREE online Virtual Symposium for theatre educators - 5/8/20 ​
The Film Fund: How to Produce a No-Budget Quarantine Film
The Film Fund: Funded Filmmaker Showcase: Matthew Greenberg
The Kitchen: The Kitchen's New Online Initiatives
The Laughing Club: Drop-in "Laugh in Club" live streaming Clowning warm up class with Christopher Bayes (FREE w/ suggested donation of $20)
The Metropolitan Opera: Live streamed performances of the Metropolitan Opera
The New York Times: Great Theater, Dance and Classical Music to Tune Into While Stuck at Home
The Red Curtain Project: Stories, ancient and modern, from the Indian subcontinent​
The Rime of The Ancient Mariner Big Read: An inclusive, immersive work of audio and visual art from the 21st century reflecting the abiding influence of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s 18th century epic poem, "The Rhime of The Ancient Mariner"​
"The Shows Must Go On" YouTube Channel: Releasing full-length, smash-hit Andrew Lloyd Weber musical's for free screening once a week starting 4/3/20
Tony Padilla: Facebook Live Music Sessions​
Topic Studios Podcasts: Fiction and nonfiction audio storytelling and interviews
Tribeca Film Festival: Limited-time "Short Film A Day" free online films 
UNcancelled Festival: An ‘Uncancelled’ Festival Will Bring Music to Your Home Every Week
Warner Media: COVID-19 How Warner Media is Helping​
WhatWeShouldDo.com: Listing of streaming theatre productions, shows, etc.​
Zoom Tutorial - Theatre/Acting Part 1 (A Parody!): Dr. Kenneth Ragsdale presents a tutorial on using the Zoom platform for distance learning for theatre/acting curriculum​
24 Hour Plays: 
"The Viral Monologues" - Part of the 24 Hour Plays® series that bring together creative communities to produce plays and musicals that are written, rehearsed, and performed in 24 hours​​​

FILM/TELEVISION/BROADCASTING

5 Tips for Crushing it as a Work From Home InternCNBC Article tips with SFSU Student highlight​
Adobe: Close Reading of a Film Curriculum​ - Anatomy of a Scene (by Guillermo Rodríguez) - Curriculum
Adobe: Cultural Anthropology Podcast Curriculum​​​​ - groups of 4-5 students will use Adobe Audition to create podcasts detailing the various facets of a cultural institution (farmer’s market, gaming club, museum, etc.) that interests them. - Curriculum
Adobe: Media Literacy Curriculum - Analyzing the Ethics of Photo Manipulation​ - Curriculum
Adobe: Premiere Rush ​Tutorials​ - Video
Adobe: Spoken Word Podcast Curriculum​ - Students will create a poetry podcast using Adobe Audition to showcase a poem by reading it aloud and explaining its historical context, formal features, and major themes.​ - Curriculum
Adobe Distance: Adobe Distance Learning Resources​
Advice for storyboard/animation careers, new GN "I Moved to LA to Work in Animation​"
Adobe Talent: Free access to Adobe Talent on Behance through May 31, 2020​
All Arts: Immersive online storytelling, events and performances​
Amazon Prime: Streaming 2020 SxSW film festival films online for 10 days in late April 2020 on Amazon Prime​
American Theatre Wing: "Working In The Theatre: Before The Show with Billy Porter & Patina Miller" Video
Arc Studio Pro: Free screenwriting software the length of Covid-19​ - Tool
Arts Ed Collab: Resources for arts educators as they transition to online teaching

Atelier Hébert: Teaching Artist Stephan Hébert's Free Documentary Photography Video Course Series on YouTube​
AVID: 
Free License​ - Software
Backstage's Remote Casting Resources: Remote casting made easy for students that can't hold in-person auditions this fall​- Casting With Backstage - CS​UEA (PDF)
​Bay Area Video Coalition(BAVC): Free Online Career Transition & Development Workshops for Creatives & Everyone​

BEA: Resources for Teaching Media in a Virtual Setting​ - ​​Tools, Instructional Videos, & More​
Berkeley Film Foundation: Berkeley Film Foundation 2020 Grant Cycle (deadline 5-18-20 - includes Student Film Grants!)​
Created in Quarantine Facebook Group: dedicated to discussing projects created during voluntary and involuntary quarantine periods
CSUSM's Student Media Festival: 16th annual student media festival, streamed on May 15, 2020.  Archived stream available on Youtube here​
Disney: "Destino" -free short film collaboration between Walt Disney & Salvador Dali"
Disney Imagineering: Free Disney Imagineering in a Box Course via Khan Academy​

Doc NYC: New Strategies For Film Content Distribution During COVID-19 Crisis Webinar​
Dramatists Guild Foundation: Dramatists Guild Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Grant
Film Courage: "What Beginning Actors Should Know About Acting Auditions" - 33 Actors Share Their Audition Stories on Video
Filmmaker Magazine: "Marketing Independent Film With Behavorial Data" Article​
Film Courage: "42 Ways To Avoid Writing A Boring Screenplay" video
Film Courage: "How Do You REALLY Break Into Hollywood?" video
The Film Fund: 10 Reasons Why COVID-19 Is Not the End of Your Production Company
The Film Fund: How to Run a Production Company During a Pandemic
The Film Fund: Why COVID-19 Can Actually Be Great for Filmmakers​
The Film Fund: 17 Ways to Distribute Your Short Film and Get it Seen- Youtube Video
The Film Fund: Why Your Production Company Doesn’t Need to Be in LA
The Film Fund: Different Niches for Your Production Company​
​The Film Fund: What Does a Production Company Do?​

Frame.io: Workflows From Home, A New Training Series on Remote Workflows​ - Video Series
Google Digital Garage: Free "Communicate Your Ideas Through Storytelling & Design" class​​
Gray Area Foundation for Arts & Technology: COVID-19 Resources
Harmonia: Music theory app & web-based learning management system combining musical score notation with a patented real-time music analysis engine and automatically grades student work to provide instant, pedagogical feedback free student/teacher access for all new courses through 2019-20 academic year​
Harmony Helper: Singing app that makes it easy to practice any song from the comfort of your couch - free 7 day trial then $4.99 a month or $49 a year​
Hollywood Union Guide: A Joint Report of the DGA, SAG-AFTRA, IATSE and Teamsters’ Committees for COVID-19 Safety Guidelines. The Safe Way F​orward (PDF), guidelines for production pre-vaccine for COVID-19
Inktip: Find scripts seeking directors- Short script directory​
Kino Lorber: Kino Marquee - a virtual theatrical exhibition initiative with 150 virtual art house theater screens ​
Motion Array: Motion Array's Premiere Pro Plugins and More Are Free for the Next 3 Months​
National Geographic: $1,000–8,000 USD for local coverage of the preparation, response, and impact of this global pandemic as seen through evidence-based reporting​
New Doc Editing: How to Log Footage Quickly Tips​
New Doc Editing: 5 Ways to Create An Enticing Incident​
News Shooter: The COVID-19 Impact on Indie Filmmaking​​
New Filmmakers Film Festival: NFMLA Interview Series on Film and TV Directing
Nikon School Online : 10 free photography classes​
No F​ilm School: Learn How to Edit with These Free Resources​ - Tools, Instructional Videos, & More
No Film School: Free eBook 'How to Write a Screenplay' downloadable​
No Film School: 7 DIY Filmmaking Hacks for When You're Stuck at Home
No Film School: 1000+ Free Post Production Ass​ets You Can Download Right Now​​
No Film School: How to shoot Stop Motion at home
No Film School: How is Coronavirus Changing TV Pilot and Staffing Season?
NoFilmSchool: Netflix’s plan for reo​pening Hollywood and podcast recording
Open Broadcaster Software (OBS): Free and open source OBS Studio software for video recording and live streaming​
Playbill.com: Teach Yourself to Sightread Music​​
Poynter: Free News University Courses to help Journalism Educators and Students​​ - Webinars & Courses
Premium Beat: "The Pitfalls of Making A No-Budget Short Film During COVID" article- While Hollywood was able to navigate the pandemic to get productions running again, is it wise for no-budget filmmakers to do the same?
Professor Michael Bruening: "I Will Survive" on YouTube (The Coronavirus version for educators having to online teach)​
Quentin Tarantino: Tarantino is Writing Reviews of Some of His Favorite Films​
Rising Software/Auralia & Musition: The world's most powerful ear training & music theory software​
SAG-AFTRA: "SAG-AFTRA 1​01” video presentation replay of overview of union's history, protection for members, and eligibility and member benefits
Scenicandlighting.com: Virtual theatrical scenic light labs and education tools
Screen Interactive: Film industry coronavirus creative, social and financial support initiatives​
ScreeningRoom.com: Web platform for independent film & content-creating community to let filmmakers upload cuts and invite team members and screeners to give collaborative feedback in a timeline​
ScriptUp: The ScriptUp writer's gu​ide 
SFSU BECA Documentary Screening: Two-Spirit Powwow documents the LGBTQI-hosted Native American powwow- Talk with producer Rick Bacigalupi on May 14th, 4-6pm (email here for Zoom link ​and more info)
Smart Film School:​ Online Courses Free for 30 days - ​​Videos & Case Studies
Storyfit: Character Research for the New Age of Storytelling- Using Data and Media Psychology to Make Meaningful Stories FREE Webinar June 3rd at 1pm PT​
Studio Binder: 19 Best Screenwriting Websites to Fast Track Your Career​
Sun​dance: Online Courses for Writing, ​​Directing, Filmmaking, & Producing - Live Online Learning Experience
Sundance Institute Collab: Video Library, Master Classes, Online Courses & Resources
Sundance Institute Collab: Live Advisory Q&A "Breaking into the film & TV business and building a career" - Join Sundance Collab for FREE to register!
TedX: The Art of Creativity TedX Talk by Taika Waititi​
The Everyday Projects: COVID-19 Guide for Visual Journalists​
The Hollywood Reporter: Fight Club' Author Chuck Palahniuk Shares Some of His Favorite Writing Advice(Guest Column)​
Screencraft: Writing competition website, newsletters, and resources for screenwriting
The Script Lab: "Write at Home" Screenwriting Survival Kit
The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF): Emergency Assistance Fund to aid members experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19​
The Television Academy/The Emmys: Production resources for members of the television community impacted by COVID-19​
This Long Century: 2 Programs of Experimental Short Week Streaming FREE through April 30, 2020​
TikTok: $200M Creator Fund- Funding for innovative content creators.  Will go to those who are seeking opportunities to foster a livelihood through their innovative content. The fund will be distributed over the coming year and is expected to grow over that time​​
Tools for Livestreaming: Live Performance from Andrew Schmedeke. Basic Workflows and Best Practices for Livestreaming Live Performances
Tone Networks & Women in Entertainment: Free 30 day trial for online learning & professional development platform with 1,000+ videos​
Toon Boom: Free 30-day license​
TRANSperfect: Virtual dubbing (voice over) service
Tribeca Film Festival: Limited-time "Short Film A Day" free online films during Corona Virus Pandemic ​
TV You Anywhere: FREE service for news organisations to safely live broadcast remotely​
Versatile Studios: COVID-19 Production Safety Protocols​
Women in Film LA:  Women in Film LA, ReFrame and IMDbPro launch Curbside Shorts – Two-Minute Filmmaking Challenge to Connect and Support the Creative Community During the COVID-19 Crisis​
WrapBook: Wrapbook's COVID-19 Filmmaking Resource Guide​
Writer's Guild of America West: COVID-19 Resources​​
Yale in Hollywood: Free Zoom "Fireside Chat with Emmy-Nominated Showrunner and Director Tony Phelan"

ONLINE TEACHING RESOURCES (all ages & for those with kids)!​

All Digital School: 1000+ educational resources (apps/tools/websites/ebook/videos) for all school levels (k-12) organized by subject, year level, and price (mostly free ones)​​
Amazing Educational Resources: An ever-growing list of free educational resources​
Amplify: K-8 Learning Resources​
Arizona State University: 
Virtual Learning Resources for Every Learner, At Every Age
Art a La Carte via YouTube: Free online video art classes
ArtNetPro: COVID-19 Resources​​

​Arts Ed Collab: Resources for arts educators as they transition to online teaching
Arts Ed Collab: COVID-19 Resources for Educators and Learners
The Atlantic: 12 Free Things to Watch, Listen to, and Learn in Quarantine​
The BBC Bite-Sized Daily: "home schooling" Lessons in all disciplines for ages 5 - 15 ​
UC Berkeley Boot Camp: Coding information and resources- Learning to code, basics, etc.​​
Broadcasting Education Association (BEA): Resources for Teaching Media in A Virtual Setting​
Carla Sonheim: Art Prompts PDF: A Free 40 page printable "Creative Care Package" ​
Code Academy: Free online Code Academy Pro course / scholarships for students affected by COVID-19
College Promise: College Promise’s Guide to COVID-19 Resources Supporting Students, Educators & Programs​
Common Sense Media: Best Messaging Apps and Websites for Students, Teachers, and Parents​
Common Sense Media: Wide Open School free online learning experiences for kids​
Cool4Ed.org: Free and Open eTextbooks​
#CoronaVirus Syllabus: "crowdsourced cross-disciplinary resource/database"​
Custom Writing Blog: 100 free online courses from top universities. All subjects from computer science to art & music and design.
Drawing & Painting (The Virtual Instructor): Remote teaching art lesson plan ideas​
Duolingo: Free online language education courses​
Edmodo: Online Learning Platform and COVID-19 Distance Learning Toolkit​
Entangled Solutions: COVID-19 Higher Education Resource Center​
Everfi: Digital Lessons for Remote Learning​
Excel Easy: Excel tutorial + 300 examples (Free resources)​
EXPERIMENTS WITH GOOGLE: “Hack to Help COVID-19” – crowdsourced ideas, hacks, info & resources via Google
FacingHistory.org: Support for Teachers During the COVID-19 Outbreak​
FacingHistory.org: Taking School Online With a Student-Centered Approach PDF​
Google: Teach From Home Tools & Resources using G Suite for Education​
Headspace: Free Content for Educators​
Helix Education: Quality Online Teaching Best Practices Guide​​
Innovate Public Schools: Corona Virus Resources for Parents and Schools​
Khan Academy: How can Khan Academy be used for remote learning during school closures?​
Kim Dempsey: COVID-19 Educational Resource Library Google Drive Doc
Linkedin: Free LinkedIn Learning Resources to Help You Navigate the Impact of COVID-19
McGraw Hill Education: Online Teaching Guide

Merlot.org: Free Teaching and Learning Online Materials​
Minecraft and Adobe Spark Challenge: Mission Earth- Adobe and Microsoft cultivate important, future-ready skills like creativity, communication, collaboration, and critical thinking. This combines STEM with creativity and storytelling to give students the opportunity to design and build within Minecraft: Education Edition and create videos with Adobe Spark​
My Hero: Media Arts Education Resources & Lesson Plans​
Newsela: Online Curriculum (free access to content through remainder of the year)​
Northern California Promise Coalition: Northern California released the “Student COVID-19 Resource Guide + FAQ for College Students.”
Novo Resume: The 2020 Complete Guide to Remote Work [W/ Tips & Tricks]​
Online Learning Consortium: Resources for Educators and Administrators Moving Online​
Outschool.org: Free live, online Classes for kids ages 3 - 18 for Families Affected by U.S. Public School Closures during the Corona Virus closures​
Panorama Education: Daily Webinar Series on Virtual Learning for Educators​
Pencils & Plums: Free eBook PDF of 2500+ medium & hard drawing ideas for ages 9 – adult. 
RED GIANT: Everything Red Giant makes is now free for students and educators​
ReelEar: Music teachers in publicly funded educational institutions can apply to access Ear Training Tools for free, to use in their classrooms.​
RiseSmart: COVID-19 HR Resources​​
San Francisco State University: Best Practices for ZOOM security​
SFFILM Education: Teaching Tools, Study Guides, Short Family Films, The Art & Science of Star Wars, Storytelling Techniques & More​
Share My Lesson: 25 Distance Learning Ideas from Teachers​
TarheelReader.org:
Online collection of free, easy-to-read, and accessible books on a wide range of topics or the ability to write your own book​
TeachRock: Distance Learning Packs - online learning for all subjects and ages
Teaching Artist Wendy McNaughton: 10am Drawing Lessons (great for parents with kids at home)​
Teaching Artist Carrrie Ellman-Larson: Miss Carrie Tells Stories (YouTube Video Series)​
The California State University system: Courses for Causes - free professional development courses to prepare California's workforce for new jobs post COVID-19
Top Hat: The Ultimate Guide to Online Teaching​
Transcend: School Closure Resource Hub​
Udemy: Udemy Free Resource Center - 150 free courses to help students working from home, search for a job, maintain balance, etc.​
Virtual International Internships Program: Apply online and apply transferrable skills for success
We are Teachers: 190+ Amazing Free Online Resources​
Wes Tank on YouTube: FOX IN SOX | A Dr. Seuss Rap over Dr. Dre Beats on Vide (Humor)​
Yale Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning: "Learn from the Best! Yale’s Transition to Remote Teaching" Webinar recording​

​Virtual Travel and tourism- Arts & culture

AirBnB Experiences: Virtual online one-of-a-kind activities and experiences from around the world (fee based)
Capacity Interactive: Podcast- "How COVID-19 is Impacting Intentions to Visit Cultural Entities"
Exploration Junkie: Virtual Tour Collection on Exploration Junkie- Virtual tours, from both famous landmarks and remote, little-known destinations (continuously updated)​

Kremer Museum: First online virtual museum featuring collection of Dutch and Flemish art and masterpieces
SFFILM: "SFFIILM at Home" library of interviews, videos & more
​​​​​Smarter Travel: 21 Sites Offering Virtual Tours and Live Streams for Travelers Stuck at Home​
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco: Webinar/Digital Conversation with The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Director Thomas P. Campbell on museums' histories (including the 125th anniversary of the de Young)​
WhatWeShouldDo.com: Watch the Best in ​Theater, No Ticket Needed​
YouTube & The Tribeca Film Festival: We Are One: A Global Film Festival - 5/29 - 6/7/2020 - FREE streaming films, shorts, documentaries, music, comedy and conversations) on YouTube​

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Home Production or Industry/Field Resources​

ACX​: ​Setting Up A Home Studio- Video Lessons & Resources​
ACX​: ACX University School of Audio Books Courses 
ACX​: Audio Production Resources​
The Film Fund: 10 Reasons Why COVID-19 Is Not the End of Your Production Company
The Film Fund: How to Run a Production Company During a Pandemic
The Film Fund: Why COVID-19 Can Actually Be Great for Filmmakers​
The Film Fund: 17 Ways to Distribute Your Short Film and Get it Seen- Youtube Video
The Film Fund: Why Your Production Company Doesn’t Need to Be in LA
The Film Fund: Different Niches for Your Production Company​
​The Film Fund: What Does a Production Company Do?
Open Broadcaster Software (OBS): 
Free and open source OBS Studio software for video recording and live streaming​​
Socialive: Delivering Powerful Content & Community Experiences with Video. The Secret Behind POLITICO’s Virtual Event Success
Socialive: How Gainsight Scaled Video Content Creation During The Pandemic
Socialive: How Microsoft Influencers Reduced Video Production Time By 95%
​TedTalk: "3 ways to create a space that moves you, from a Broadway set designer, David Korins"​

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Opportunities (Film Fests, Conferences, etc.)​

Adobe: Free access to The Digital Experience Conference
Adobe x Netflix "The Great Untold" Contest: Adobe and Netflix have partnered to inspire you to tell your story, your way. Maybe it’s a coming-of-age story or an overcoming-the-odds one. A feel-good saga or an existential journey. Whatever moves you — we want to know. Educators, students, or anyone over 13 in the US is eligible to join and submit their story between now and June 13.​
Berkeley Film Foundation: Berkeley Film Foundation 2020 Grant Cycle (funding up to $10,000 - deadline 5-18-20)
BUFU x China Residencies CLOUD 9: Collective Love On Ur Desktop Festival - free online programs​
Creative Generation: #KeepMakingArt Campaign
Dear Producer: "P​roducers in Front of the Camera: A Video Interview with Megan Gilbride"
Edinburgh TV Festival: Edinburgh TV Festival goes Digital!​​
Educational Theatre Association (EDTA): Virtu​al International Thespian Festival​
GamesBeat Summit: Free online LIVE STREAM only digital passes​
HireArtists.org: Marketplace designed to facilitate creative exchange connecting buyers with experienced practitioners for the purposes of online instruction or to help with creative and non-creative tasks
International Center of Photography: Accepting submissions for virtual archive of images related to the coronavirus pandemic.
ITVS: Webinar: Applying for Federal COVID-19 Relief as a Filmmaker - Webinar Recordings, Related Resources & FAQ​​
Los Angeles International Latino Film Festival: The free, online festival will allow quarantined viewers to stream feature films, shorts, episodes, masterclasses and live music​
No Film School: NFS 60 Second Film Challenge​
Professional Resume Writers: How to Land a Remote Internship During the Pandemic
San Francisco City Arts & Lectures: Free YouTube live streamed conversations with leading cultural artists, writers, performers and leaders during the COVID-19 crisis
ScreenCraft: Production Film Funds up to $30K
Screen Interactive: Film industry coronavirus creative, social and financial support initiatives
Seed & Spark & Regional Film Festivals: Online Film Festival Screenings
Sofa King Fest: Free Online concerts & music events
Spectrix: Free way to convert show tickets to donations via CRM & email server​
Sundance Institute Collab: Sundance Created and Curated Resources
Theatre Without Theatre: Live Instagram nightly theatrical broadcast aiming to fill the current artistic void at curtain time​
The California State University system: Courses for Causes - free professional development courses to prepare California's workforce for new jobs post COVID-19​
The Film Festival Alliance: 2020 Free Virtual Roundtables
The Social Distancing Film Festival: Online content festival​
Think with Google: Resources and insights to help you navigate uncertain times​​
Tiburon International Film Festival: The 20th Annual Tiburon International Film Festival (TIFF) will be held November 2021 in Tiburon, California, a showcase for independent feature and short films from around the world.

Submissions are open to all genres: Fiction, documentary, short, animation, experimental, student, children, sports, music video... ​from any nation in the world.​ Deadlines in Sept. and October for film submissions.

Tongal: Find Paid Opportunties for Creatives or Hire Someone
#AIShowBiz Summit 4.0: Free online AI, Entertainment & Emerging Technologies Event​


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Philanthropy & Funding Sources​

Actor's Equity Association Curtain Up Fund: AEA Curtain Up Fund
Actor's Fund: COVID-19 Resource List
Adobe: Free access to Creative Cloud during Corona Virus through a School's IT Dept using form​
Adobe: Free access to Adobe Portfolio through May 31, 2020
Adobe: Free access to Adobe Talent on Behance through May 31, 2020
Adobe: Free access to The Digital Experience Conference
A Guide to COVID-19 and Your Finances: What You Need to Know by Annuity.org​​
American Alliance of Museums: COVID-19 Resources & Information for the Museum Field
American Documentary's Artist Emergency Fund: Grants of $250 to $500 for doc filmmakers who need help during the COVID-19 pandemic.
American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP): Paycheck Protection Program during COVID-19
Americans for The Arts: The COVID-19 Impact Survey for Artists & Creative Workers​
Artists At Risk Connection: COVID-19 Resources for Artists​
ArtNet: Emergency Grants, Medical Funds, and Other Resources to Help (including a National vs. Regional Breakdown)​
ArtProNet: COVID-19 Resources​
Arts Ready: ArtsReady Alert for Cultural Organizations
Artists Relief Fund: A coalition of national arts grantmakers offering 100 grants of $5,000 each to individual artists every week between April and September 2020
AMS Analytics: Arts Sector Resource Hub
Artist Relief Tree: Online fundraiser & fund supporting artists affected financially by COVID-19
Arts and Culture Leaders of Color: Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund for those who self-identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) - ongoing deadline​
Audible: Free Audio Streaming Books as long as schools are closed
Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC): Free Online Career Transition & Development Workshops for Creatives & Everyone​
Berkeley Film Foundation: Berkeley Film Foundation 2020 Grant Cycle (deadline 5-18-20 - includes Student Film Grants!)
Billboard: Corona Virus Crisis Music Professionals Relief & Resource Guide​
BrainPOP: Free Access to Content for Closed Schools​
The Broadcasters Foundation of America: Provides emergency & disaster grants to radio & television broadcasters in need- fill out form as needed​
CA Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development: COVID-19 Resources & Guides
California Lawyers for The Arts: Emergency Resources for those in Entertainment, Arts & Media​
Californians for The Arts: Emergency Funding & Resources​
Capacity Interactive: Digital Marketing Recommendations for the Arts Community During COVID-19
CARES ACT info via SAG-AFTRA: List of the specific benefits that apply to entertainment workers
Charter School Growth Fund: Approaches to Instruction + Crowd-Sourced Resources​
Chicago Arts Partnership in Education: Arts Resources & Support for Families Stuck at Home
Center for Cultural Innovation & The San Francisco Mayor's Office: San Francisco Arts Relief Program
CERF+The Artists Safety Net: COVID-19 Relief Fund & Resources page​
Charter Communications: Charter to Offer Free Access to Spectrum Broadband and Wi-Fi For 60 Days For New K-12 and College Student Households
CNBC: "A little-known part of the CARES Act lets college students collect unemployment"​​
Comcast: Providing home internet connection to low-income families
​​​Coronavirus 2020 Artist Relief Funds: Crowdsourced Google Drive Database of COVID-19 grants, funding and financial hardship info for artists
Devos Institute at University of Maryland: Pro bono consultations to any U.S.-based non-profit arts or culture organization between March and June 2020​
DowntownLA.com: COVID-19 Community Resources
Dramatists Guild Foundation: Dramatists Guild Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Grant​
Facebook: Small Business Grants Program offering $10 million in grants and ad credits
Film Festival Survival Pledge via Seed & Spark: Online Film Festival Screenings
FilmLA: COVID-19 Resource Center​
Filmmaker Magazine: "Marketing Independent Film With Behavorial Data" Article
Forbes.com: Financial Help For Freelancers And Independent Contractors Affected By The Coronavirus Crisis
GE Virtuoso: Visual International Internships:Gain a summer internship from anywhere in the world​
Hollywood Chamber of Commerce: COVID-19 Resource Guide​
House of Blues Music Forward Foundation: Scholarships increased for a diverse range of students pursuing music industry careers.​​
ITVS: Webinar- Applying for Federal COVID-19 Relief as a Filmmaker - Webinar Recordings, Related Resources & FAQ
Jewish Free Loan Assocation for LA or Ventura County Residents: No fee & interest-free loans of up to $10,000 to cover: small business losses, lost wages, child care costs & funds lost due to cancelled travel plans
Joe Biden Town Hall Event: Unemployment Town Hall on how COVID-19 is impacting entertainment workers

KQED: Emergency Funds for Freelancers, Creatives Losing Income During Coronavirus​
LA Jobs Portal: Resources for Angelenos Economically Impacted by COVID-19​
Mission Asset Fund's California College Student Grant: $500 Grant for expenses
National Geographic: COVID Emergency Fund for Journalists: $1,000–8,000 USD for local coverage of the preparation, response, and impact of global pandemic as seen through evidence-based reporting​
National Performance Network (NPN): COVID-19 / Corona Virus Resources​
Netflix: $100 Million to Aid Entertainment Workers Impacted
New Filmmakers Los Angeles: Did you produce your indie film in California? If so, N​FMLA has partnered with FLICSCA to present a special Film Festival InFocus program of California made short films. Submit your work to NFMLA before July 8th to be considered.​​
No Film School: Ways tech companies are supporting filmmakers through this process.
Open Frameworks: open source C++ toolkit for creative coding​​
PAAL for Performing Arts & Media: Emergency Relief Fund for Artists with Families
Processing: Free to download flexible software sketchbook and a language for learning how to code within the context of the visual arts​
ProFellow: Access to database of fellowships- 21 of 23 CSU schools are designated HSI’s (Hispanic Serving Institutions)​
Restaurant Workers Community Foundation: Resources for Restaurants and Workers Coping with the COVID-19 Emergency​
San Francisco Foundation: Resources for Nonprofits about the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & The Economic Security (CARES) Act
ScreenCraft: Production Film Funds up to $30K​
ScreeningRoom.com: 2020 Follow Focus Short Film Grant​
The Self-Isolation Pandemic Artist’s Residency Program: Artists Residencies exist to give artists time away from their regular lives so that they can focus on their work. In this perilous time of self-isolation and social distancing, regular life is interrupted
SF Bay Area Queer Nightlife Fund: SF Bay Area Queer Nightlife Fund Grants for Entertainment Workers
Sifonóforo: Mexican filmmakers Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Salma Hayek & Guillermo del Toro's Fund & Relief Package for Mexican Below-the-Line Workers, Technicians and craftspeople impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic​​
Sony Corporation: Sony Establishes $100 Million COVID-19 Global Relief Fund
Sparkhouse​: Video Production Cost Estimator Tool: The tool provides users and businesses the ability to get a more precise look at what budget they will need to accomplish their dream videos. It factors in the whole production process, from concept, to actors, props, animations, etc. 
Splice Blog: A Curated List of Resources for Musicians Affected by COVID-19​
State of CA Unemployment Insurance: Direct link to file a claim
Sweet Relief: Music Industry Covid-19 Relief Resources
The Actor's Fund: The Actors Fund's Entertainment Assistance Program
The Actor's Fund Podcast Series: Financial Wellness Part 3: Credit Health
The Director's Guild: COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund for Members
The Everyday Projects:
COVID-19 Guide for Visual Journalists​
The Lewis Prize COVID-19 Community Response Fund: 20 Grants from $25K to $50K to Creative Youth
The Los Angeles Times: "Here’s how freelancers can get unemployment pay for work lost to coronavirus"
Art House Convergence COVID-19 Relief Fund: Art House America COVID-19 Relief Fund Application​
The Safety Net Fund for Artists in the SF Bay Area: For artists in the Bay Area who can provide proof of artistic endeavor within the last 6 months, are ineligible for unemployment & have less than $1,000 of income within last month.​

The Television Academy/The Emmys: Production resources for members of the television community impacted by COVID-19
The U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business: Guide to the CARES Act
TidalCycles: free/open source software, that allows you to make patterns with code, whether live coding music at algoraves or composing in the studio​
TikTok: $200M Creator Fund- Funding for innovative content creators.  Will go to those who are seeking opportunities to foster a livelihood through their innovative content. The fund will be distributed over the coming year and is expected to grow over that time​
Tongal: Find Paid Opportunties for Creatives or Hire Someone​
Trans Lifeline: Trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources
VirtualInternships.com: Free Site offering Domestic and International Remote Student Internship Opportunities ​
Warner Brothers: WarnerMedia to Create $100 Million Relief Fund for Production Crews on Their Shows​
WBUR: Lost Income Due To COVID-19? Here Are Grants And Resources For Artists And Nonprofits
WomenArts: Emergency Funds List for All Art Forms
Women's Center for Creative Work: COVID-19 Emergency Health Grant For Artists - rolling weekly deadline of $1,000 grants​
Women Make Movies: Resources for Artists with Lost or Reduced Wages
Writer's Guild of America West: COVID-19 Resources
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts: The Artists Power​ Center- a digital platform that helps artists and cultural workers navigate emergency relief & share resources and opportunities

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Health, Safety & Well-being

WELL-BEING

Adobe: Mindfulness Project for Students​ - Curriculum
Angela Watson: Self-Care Courses and Resources for Educators​ - Podcast
ARTISTS NOW: (A Zoo Labs, Black Joy Parade, Always Win Together & YBCA partnership)-COVID-19 Relief Fund built to financially support Bay Area artists ($500 grants)​
Calm: Free of Calm's "favorite" meditations, sleep stories, movement exercises, journals, and music
Center for Disease Control (CDC): COVID-19 Guidelines
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Video of Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams sharing ways to create your own face covering in a few easy steps​
CPET: Caring for school communities in times of crisis — response to COVID-19
CreativeLive: Free Streaming health & wellness classes​
Dancing Alone Together: A resource of community and live streaming classes for the "new" digital dance world​
Dancio: 2 free weeks of Use During COVID-19 crisis​
Emerson Collective: Resources for Wellness During COVID-19​

Gaga NYC: Free live-streamed 30 minute classes ($5 donations asked)​
Gallup: COVID19-Leading Through Disruption​​
The Gateway: 2020 Look at Mental Health & Tech​​
Google Digital Garage: Intro to digital wellbeing Course: Learn how to develop and maintain healthy tech habits​
Greater Good: Four Things to Do Every Day for Your Mental Health
Greater Good: Guide to Well-Being During Coronavirus​
Greater Good: How Teachers Can Navigate Difficult Emotions During School Closures​
Greater Good: How to Keep the Greater Good in Mind During the Coronavirus Outbreak
Headspace: Free Meditation Resources​
Interest.com: Survival Guide for Young Adults Home Du​ring Covid-19​​
LA County Department of Mental Health: Corona Virus /COVID-19 Mental Health Resources
Linkedin: Free 60 min "Managing Stress for Positive Change" online course​
Lululemon: 15 Minute Full Body Workouts YouTube Videos​
Medium Article by Ben F. Meier: Humanity in the Time of COVID-19: How To Help Each Other Properly​
Money Geek: How to Access & Afford Mental Health Care During Covid-19
Money Geek: Insurance Coverage for Pre-Existing Mental Health Conditions​​
Mindful: Article about "Zoom Exhaustion & Six Ways to Find Balance and Stay Connected"​
Nursing License Map: 2021 Mental Health Resource List- Taking care of mind, body and spirit has become even more crucial than usual in 2021. Multiple stressors born in times of crisis can reveal how important it is to prioritize one’s own well-being.
Online MSW Programs: 55 Mental Health Resources for People of Color.​ Informational resources for culturally diverse populations such as African Americans, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders, Latinx Americans, and Native Americans/Alaska Natives
Online Counseling Programs: How to Protect Your Mental Health While Fighting Racial Injustice -​ strategies on how to manage the effects of racial injustice, and shares advice for coping. Resource of organizations, guides, videos, and more for people fighting racial and social injustice.
Pepperdine Edu: Dealing with prejudice— w​hether it’s microaggressions, bias, or discrimination—is physically and psychologically demanding
Poynter: "How to work from home with kids around"​
ProQuest: Film 'The Bending Arc' recording of Global Health and Social Justice Discussion with Dr. Paul Farmer, Ophelia Dahl and Dr. Jim Yong Kim​​
Sacramento State College of Business Administration: The Organizational Wisdom Studio Project Video Series: "Coping with Social Isolation During the COVID-19 Pandemic"​
SF Chronicle article: How to Manage Corona Virus Anxiety​
SF Gate: A full list of online coronavirus resources​
SF State University via Alliant Insurance Services: Best Practices & Ergonomic Tips for Using Laptops​
Social Work License Map: 60 Digital Resources for Mental Health​​
Tech Insider: What Corona Virus Symptoms Look Like, Day-By-Day​
The Actor's Fund Podcast Series: Financial Wellness Part 3: Credit Health​
The Atlantic: The Do's & Don'ts of Social Distancing​
The California State University: Update on Coronavirus-Related Actions
The Dancer's Workout:
Dancer's Workout® free one-hour online class at 11:45 am EST for next few weeks​
The Independent Coronavirus: How to Manage Your Mental Health During Self Isolation​
The Los Angeles Times: The Corona Virus Shopping List: Your Essential Quarantine Items​
The New York Times: From Flattening the Curve to Pandemic: A Coronavirus Glossary​
The New York Times: Free E-Book- Answers to Your Coronavirus Questions​
The Peper Perspective: Ideas on Illness, Health & Well-Being from SFSU Professor Erik Peper- Reduce TechStress at Home​
TravelGearLab: Your Guide to Travel Safely This Summer​
Trip Advisor: What You Need to Know about COVID-19 & Travel​
UCL School of Management: "Avoiding video conferencing fatigue while working remotely"- Best practice tips for video conferencing and how adapt to technology changes and prevent burnout.​
University of California - 
Feeling anxiety about coronavirus? A psychologist offers tips to stay clearheaded​
Versatile Studios: COVID-19 Production Safety Protocols​
WrapBook: Wrapbook's COVID-19 Filmmaking Resource Guide​​
Yale (through Coursera) - The​ Science of Well-Being - Free Digital Course​
Yoga Green Book: 20 Black Yoga Teachers with Online Classes in 2020

ZDnet: Working in a coronavirus world: Strategies and tools for staying productive
ZDnet: Working From Home- Your Common Challenges & How To Tackle Them
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