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Weather / Time / Maps | Budgeting & Pre-Production | Research | Film Commissions | Organizations | News | Computer | Travel | Office | Courier | Legal | Insurance | Post Production | Coffee Break

WEATHER / TIME / MAPS
The Weather Channel | National Weather Service | Wunderground Weather (for Intl weather too)
TimeWorld Time Server | Time and Date (set up a mulit-zone clock)
MapsGoogle Maps | Bing Maps | Yahoo Maps | Multi Map

BUDGETING & PRE-PRODUCTION
SoftwareMovie Magic | Boiler Plate | Media Services (Showbiz)
Payroll ServicesEP Services | Cast and Crew | Sargent Disc (UK)
Currency ExchangeX-Rates | XE.com | Pacific Exchange (can plot/chart exchange history)
Labor Rates - (see Research: Production Guides, Film Commissions, and Organizations: Unions & Guilds, below)
Labor Rates/Rules - ChildrenStudio Teachers (re: Child Actors - CA) | Arizona Youth Labor Law
Job WebsitesCrew List.net | Hollywood Creative Directory (Job Board) | Shoots.com (incl. Intl) | Job Bank USA

RESEARCH
Resources & Production GuidesProduction Hub | LA 411 | NY 411 | New York Prdn Guide | Movie Partners (see Smart Links) | Film-Media Resources | NYC JVIII Resources | Arizona (Lucky O' Sun) Links | NW USA/Hawaii (Media Inc) | P3 Prdn Update (also see Film Commissions...)
Movie ResearchIMDB (Internet Movie Database) | All Movie.com | Movieset.com
Resources - InternationalMandy's Links | Spectrocom Producer Masterguide | Kemps Int'l (411) | Visual Net | The Knowledge (UK) | Reel West (W.Canada) | Hollywood North F.Net
Company/Market ResearchHoovers Online (see Companies & Industries) | SEDAR (public Can. companies) | Euro AV Observatory
General ResearchThe Ref Desk | U.S. Government | IPL (Internet Public Library | Libweb (world public libraries)

FILM COMMISSIONS
Association of Film Commissioners (search for commissions)
Shoots.com (list of film commissions)

A Few Film Commissions in the USA
Honolulu California Washington State Seattle (WA)
Oregon Nevada Idaho Utah
Arizona Montana Wyoming Colorado
New Mexico Nebraska Kansas Texas
Minnesota Missouri Louisiana Wisconsin
Illinois Chicago (IL) Indiana Kentucky
Tennessee Alabama Michigan Ohio
Miami (FL) Palm Beach (FL) N. Carolina Virginia
Maryland Pennsylvania New Jersey NYC (NY)
Connecticut Maine

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ORGANIZATIONS
Producer's Guild of America | Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (Oscars) | Academy of TV Arts & Sciences (Emmys) | Motion Pic Assoc of America (MPAA) | American Film Institute (AFI) | Women in Film & TV - Los Angeles
InternationalNew Producer's Alliance (NPA - UK) | Producer's Alliance for Cinema & TV (PACT - UK) | Academy of Cdn Cinema & TV (ACCT - Canada) | Cdn Film & TV Production Assoc (CFPTA - Canada) | WIFTI - Women in Film International
Unions & Guilds - USASAG | AFTRA | DGA | WGA-West | WGA-East | IATSE-International | AFM
Unions & Guilds - UKBritish Equity | BECTU | DGGB | WGGB
Unions & Guilds - CanadaACTRA | UBCP | DGC | WGC | ACFC West | NABET 700

NEWS
TradesVariety | Hollywood Reporter | Screen International | ShowBiz Data | LF Examiner
Box OfficeBox Office Mojo | ShowBiz Data Box Office| The Numbers | Worldwide Box Office
National/Intl NewsCNN | LA Times | NY Times | USA Today | Financial Times | Wall Street Journal | The Guardian (UK) | The Times (UK) | The Australian | World Newspapers (Online Newspapers.com)
News CompilationsGoogle News | Rocket News

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COMPUTER
Internet - Domain NamesDomain Direct | InterNIC | Better Whois | DNS Stuff & IP Tools | Internet Traffic Report | Alexa Web Traffic Rankings | ARIN (N.America/S.Africa) | APNIC (Asia Pacific) | RIPE (Europe/Mid-East/Ctrl Asia/N.Africa) | LACNIC (Latin America/Caribbean) | AfrNIC (Africa)
Anti-Virus/SecuritySymantec Hoax Page | Norton (Symantec) | McAfee | Ad-Aware (Lavasoft spyware removal) | Cert: FAQ - Home Network Security | Bachelors Degree: Tips to Stay Safe Online
What is?What are Cookies | What is Wifi | What is RSS | What is Bluetooth | What is VOIP
SoftwareTucows | Microsoft | Firefox (Mozilla) | Adobe (for PDF Reader & Flash) | Real Player | Skype

TRAVEL
Online BookingTravelocity | Expedia | Kayak
Airport & Flight InfoFboweb.com | Flightview | World Airport Guide
Travel Info & ReportsCDC Travel Health | US Dept of State Travel (see Travel Warnings)
City & Travel GuidesUSA City Link | USA Tourist | Online Hiways Travel Guide | World Travel Guide
Transportation InfoDept of Transport | Border Wait Times | Leonard's CamWorld (inc. traffic cams)

OFFICE
Template FormsPM101 forms & templates | Filmcontracts.net
Telephone Look-upWhite Pages | Reverse Phone Directory | AT&T - Any Who (with intl phone bk links)
Zip CodesUS Postal Service | Yahoo World Postal Info
SuppliesStaples | Office Depot
SafetyNational Safety Council | Occupational Health & Safety (OSHA)
LanguagesGoogle Translate | Babel Fish | Online Spanish/English Dictionary | Online French/English Dictionary

COURIER
Fedex | UPS | DHL | US Postal Service
Customs/ImmigrationUS Customs/Border | Int'l Federation of Customs Brokers Assoc | US Immigration

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LEGAL
US Copyright Office | US Patent/TM Office | Benedict Copyright Website | World Intellectual Property Org | EFF Intellectual Property Online
Online Legal LibrariesInternet Legal Resource Guide | Find Law | Law Guru | Wex Legal Dictionary
LawyersMark Litwak | Supnik.com | American Bar Assoc | HG Law Firms Worldwide
Music RightsASCAP | BMI | NMPA (Nat'l Music Publishers Assoc) | SOCAN (Can) | CMRRA (Can)
Script ResearchPearce Research | The Rights Company | Hollywood Script Research | Act One Script Clearance

INSURANCE
Completion Guarantor (Bond)Film Finances | Int'l Film Guarantors

POST PRODUCTION
Post InfoHD Wiki Info | HDTV FAQ | Blu-Ray Info | NTSC Info | PAL Info | SECAM Info | DVD FAQ | Dolby | THX
ISANSecure Path (ISAN USA) | ISAN.org
Stock FootageFootage.net | BBC Motion Gallery | National Geographic | CBC Archives | Fotosearch | iStockphoto | CanStockPhoto

COFFEE BREAK
Coffee FAQ | Tea Council of UK | Snopes Urban Legends Reference | How Stuff Works | Say Hello to the World | Earth & Moon Viewer | Deb Patz' F.I.L.M. Blog

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