Resources for Actors in Texas


TAMMP (Texas Association of Moving Media Professionals) - A trade organization promoting the film, video and commercial production industry.

TEXAS FILM: News group covering film in Texas.

TEXAS FILM COMMISSION:  State film commission that has been assisting filmmakers for more than 35 years and is working to keep Texas a competitive destination for all media industries.

TXMPA (Texas Motion Picture Alliance): Industry wide organization working toward legislation that provides competitive economic incentives for the film, video, interactive, and video game industry.

SHORT FILM TEXAS: Free online community powered by Texas filmmakers. This is your resource to prepare, produce & project.

ACTORS TALK PODCAST: A podcast by Tommy G. Kendrick, a professional actor from Austin, Texas.  



AUSTINACTORS.NET: An Austin film and theatre community resource and service.

AUSTIN FILM CASTING: Yahoo group providing casting information for the Austin area.

Film Austin: Yahoo group providing information for the Austin film community.

AUSTIN FILM COMMISSION: The Austin Film Office assists filmmakers with scouting and securing locations for filming, and acts as a liaison for city services such as road closures, permits, use of public property and code compliance issues.

AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL: Dedicated to championing the work of aspiring and established filmmakers, defined as screenwriters, directors, editors, producers, actors and all artists who use the language of film to tell a story.

AUSTIN FILM SOCIETY: Nationally recognized exhibition of films and artist services with community outreach and education.

NOW PLAYING AUSTIN: The leading online resource for Arts and Cultural information for Austin and Central Texas.

SAN ANTONIO FILM COMMISSION: Central film commission that is the resource for filming in San Antonio and surrounding areas.

SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST: Internationally known showcase offering a music and media conference, interactive festival and film conference and festival.

AUSTIN LOCATION SCOUT: resource tool for all production companies looking to Austin for location.



DALLAS FILM SOCIETY: Dallas’ International Film festival that provides a stage for moviemakers from around the globe.            

DALLAS FILM CASTING: Yahoo group providing casting information for the D/FW area.

DALLAS FILM COMMISSION:  Promotes the DFW region to film, television and media professionals as a destination/location for feature films, TV, documentaries, commercials, videos and all forms of media.

DALLAS PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION: Promotes the local film and video production market as a highly creative, competitive, and international source of professional production expertise.

DALLAS SCREENWRITERS ASSOCIATION: Support organization for area screenwriters.

S.T.A.G.E. (Society for Theatrical Artists' Guidance and Enhancement): Promotes the theatrical, broadcast, and film industries, serving as an information clearinghouse, and providing training and education in many facets of the entertainment industry.

WOMEN IN FILM/DALLAS: Committed to promoting and enhancing women in production, as well as creating educational and advancement opportunities.

A BUNCH OF SHORT GUYS:  Dallas-based on-profit animation guild established to foster a community of world class artists & storytellers. The group provides an educational resource for the local community of entertainment professionals, educators and students, helping visual creators pursue career development.

INDIE CLUB: The organization offers many opportunities to meet, network, and collaborate with other filmmakers, actors, and crew.  Geared at connecting people in the industry as well as encouraging film organizations to work together.



HOUSTON FILM COMMISSION: Provide resources for local professional crew and helps in finding accommodations, and equipment, plus acts as a liaison with other City of Houston departments.

ONLY IN HOUSTON: The one-stop source for find Houston creative.

SWAMP (Southwest Alternate Media Project):  Has been promoting the creation and appreciation of film, video, and new media as art forms of a multicultural community for 30 years.

WOMEN IN FILM & TELEVISION/HOUSTON: Dedicated to helping women reach the highest level of achievement in television, film, and other moving-image media and promoting equity for women in these industries.

WORLDFEST HOUSTON: One of the oldest and largest film & video competitions in the world, with more than 4,500 category entries, celebrating 45+ years.