Film / Broadcast Associations

Why is this Important?

  • Professional Associations are where the industry of the major gather together
  • Many have student chapters you can join while in college
  • Many offer internships, scholarships, and opportunities in the major

Film / Broadcast Student Associations


National Broadcasting Society Alpha Epsilon Rho
The National Broadcasting Society goes beyond the classroom to prepare college students and entry-level professionals for careers in the electronic media. Visit

Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences
Although Academy membership is by invitation only, check out their resources like the Center for Motion Picture Study and the Student Academy Awards. Visit

Independent Film and Television Alliance
Provides the independent motion picture industry with marketing support. Visit

Directors Guild of America
The Directors Guild of America is an entertainment guild that represents the interests of film and television directors in the United States motion picture industry and abroad. Visit

Filmmakers Alliance
A Los Angeles-based collective offering mentorship, seminars and workshops. Visit

Motion Picture Editors Guild
Union for motion picture editors.. Visit

Screen Actors Guild
SAG-AFTRA represents approximately 160,000 actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other media professionals. Visit

Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Supports efforts of engineers, film editors, technicians and production professionals. Visit

Society of Camera Operators
The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) advances the art, craft, and creative contributions of the camera operator. Visit

National Association of Independent Artists
Investigate this site for data on an organization that supports artists exhibiting their work at various arts and crafts fairs and events. Visit