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HUE You Know is a 11,000+ member production resource group for media professionals of color

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A team of Allies and Black post creatives who are working together to create opportunities, educate post departments and build relationships.

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Increasing visibility and encouraging growth for black people in the film industry.

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Podcast Series about entertainment decision makers, celebrities, creators and beyond discuss  discuss how to fix Hollywood.

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An initiative advocating for over 3,300 women and non-binary people of color working in the documentary film industry around the world.

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A curated talent-discovery platform for underrepresented creators.

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Array is an independent film distribution and resource collective. Our work is dedicated to the amplification of independent films by people of color and women filmmakers globally.  

StaffMeUp has partnered with Diversity Advocacy Organizations to ensure that job opportunities are widely shared, broadening the pool of available talent for media companies to hire

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WeRGenZ is a research-based Think Tank of more than 1000 U.S. teens. We grew out of a need to give voice to a generation of young people that are as coveted as they are misunderstood. 

WeRGenZ is a research-based Think Tank of more than 1000 U.S. teens. We grew out of a need to give voice to a generation of young people that are as coveted as they are misunderstood. 

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initiative advocating on behalf of women directors for equal opportunities to bid on commercial jobs in the global advertising industry.

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Probably The Best Filmmaking Community In The World. Showcase your experience to the community that counts. FilmUp, it's where the filmmakers go. 

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Probably The Best Filmmaking Community In The World. Showcase your experience to the community that counts. FilmUp, it's where the filmmakers go. 

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A research-based Think Tank of more than 1000 U.S. teens. We grew out of a need to give voice to a generation of young people that are as coveted as they are misunderstood. 

African-American sports and entertainment agents, attorneys, managers, publicists and financial advisors. 

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A searchable website that includes film, T.V., and commercial filmmakers to help studios and agencies find Latinx directors  

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A group of professional cinematographers who identify as

women whose work spans narrative,

doc, commercial & music video genres.

Mezcla Media Collective is a Chicago-based arts organization transforming the local film industry dedicated to women and non-binary filmmakers of color in the Midwest, we support our community to realize their full potential as storytellers and agents of change. 

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The Blue Collar Post Collective is an an all-inclusive community providing unique opportunities for members to develop professionally. BCPC supports emerging talent in post production.

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Black Film Space is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the careers of black filmmakers.

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Cousin is a collective created to provide support for Indigenous artists expanding traditional definitions and understandings of the moving image by experimenting with form and genre.

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The Blended Future Project is an online media company that empowers the Mixed Experience with stories about culture, people and perspective.

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UP Mentors will share their expertise, experience, wisdom, insights, guidance, and constructive criticism in order to help their mentees develop and advance professionally.

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Ladies Get Paid champions the professional and financial advancement of women. A private online network where thousands of women from around the world share advice, resources, and job opportunities. 

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Black Girl Film School is a 501(c)3 non profit education foundation that offers quality face to face and online film production programs for females interested in pursuing a career path in TV and film. 

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ColorComm is a professional membership community with direct access to leaders and decision makers as the nation’s leading women’s platform addressing diversity & inclusion across the communications, marketing, advertising, and media industries. 

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Blavity News is a community and platform for Black Voices, Stories, Creators and thought. Blavity is built for and by passionate black millennials trying to add more balance to the way Black people are represented in media and culture.

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The Female Lead is a new non-profit organisation dedicated to making women’s stories more visible and showing how women shape the world today.

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The Blackhouse helps Black creative voices and executives gain a better foothold in the industry. They are committed to highlighting the power of Black writers, producers, directors, and executives telling Black stories.

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Girls Make Beats empowers girls 5-17 by expanding the female presence of music producers, DJs and audio engineers by providing courses on industry leading hardware and software. GMB also serves as an outlet for girls to unite and collaborate within the music industry. ​

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ARRAY CREW provides film and television hiring managers access to crew members with diverse backgrounds. A database founded by Ava DuVernay.

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CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) advances representation in Hollywood by educating, connecting, and empowering Asian American and Pacific Islander artists and leaders in entertainment and media.

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The HiveMind Unified is a global exchange of information to advance the careers of the melanated community in Entertainment.

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The LAPPG provides a forum to share knowledge, build community, explore technologies and techniques and encourage post production professionals to connect and expand their networks.  LAPPG provides valuable offers and discounts as well as opportunities to network and make industry connections.

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The Black TV & Film collective is a development and production hub for Black and African Descent artists wishing to create financially sustainable careers in the fields of television, film and digital entertainment.

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EIF is a multifaceted organization that builds awareness and raises funds, developing and enhancing programs on the local, national and global level that facilitate positive social change.

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WIA Talent Database to increase the visibility of multi-faceted, and international pool of underrepresented talent. Women, trans, and non-binary candidates in the animation industry will be available and presented to studios across the industry.

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ASF provides continued educational & professional support, via scholarships & mentorships, to under-represented groups in the game development and animation community.

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A network of black athletes, creatives & entrepreneurs. a place where athletes, content creators and entrepreneurs can connect and grow professional relationships. 

WOCU is a social action organization focusing on fair access, fair treatment and fair pay for women of color in all aspects of the entertainment and media industries.

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Collaborate with like-minded insiders and influencers to change representations of Black people--and issues affecting Black people--across the media landscape.

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A platform exploring the legacy, chronicling the present and anticipating the future of women and diversity in the film & media industries.

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This is a living collection of books, articles, documentaries, series, podcasts and more about the Black origins of traditional and popular music dating from the 18th century to present day. 

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Anti-Racism Daily sends one email a day pairing current events with historical context and personal reflections on how racism persists in the U.S. (and around the world).

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BADWest is a professional organization of people of African descent working in documentary film, video or other media. BADWest champions and further advances the art of Black documentary filmmakers worldwide  We support filmmakers at every level. 

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Made In Her Image is dedicated to the advancement of young girls and women within film, media and technology. Their goal is to create and build the future film pioneers and revolutionaries of tomorrow.

Creative and professional burnout — due to heavy workloads, long hours and lack of resources — affect 64 percent of tech professionals. Find Mental Health Resources to Help Prevent Creative and Professional Burnout

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A platform dedicated to highlighting diverse professionals within the industry, we take care in examining matters of diversity & inclusion, representation, workplace equality and business ethics in entertainment.

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The annual One Young World Summit convenes the brightest young talent from every country and sector, working to accelerate social impact. 

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Film Fatales supports an inclusive community of women feature film and television directors who meet regularly to share resources, collaborate on projects and build an environment in which to make their films.

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The World's first accelerator dedicated to  Adolescent Girls connects 10 select ventures with world-class mentors, strategic financing and access to a global network of support. The accelerator aims to rapidly increase the positive impact these ventures already have for girls living in poverty. 

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Acollective of Black women and non-binary filmmakers who create community, spaces, and films that reimagine cultural productions that have traditionally exploited our communities. We coordinate public programming and produce films committed to centering radical Black women's voices. 

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A division of the Black Hollywood Education Resource Center (BHERC), BHERC TV is a leading world-wide provider of narrative and documentary short and feature films about the African American experience, as well as content from across the diaspora and diverse populations. 

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A Foundation that enables people to seek justice through TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund™​.They pioneer innovative research and solutions to address systemic inequality in the workplace through the TIME’S UP Impact Lab. And they support leaders in shifting the paradigm of workplace culture toward safety, equity, and dignity for women  through TIME’S UP’s industry change initiatives

ACROSS THE CUT roster was created for BIPOC/LGBTQIA/DISABLED/

UNDOCUMENTED documentary editors and assistant editors in the aim of creating more equity in the edit bay. This resource is vital and serves as a tool for the industry to diversify its hires. 

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Million Stories Media, is a free digital channel that aims to use entertainment to explain various aspects of money management. It was initially aimed at millennials to give them financial knowledge, however they believe it can help people of all ages navigate their finances in this uncertain time

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Buy Me a Coffee is a simple, meaningful way to fund your creative work without stitching together a bunch of apps like Patreon, Mailchimp, and a donate button — you can accept support, memberships, and build a direct relationship with your fans.

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IF YOU’RE LOOKING TO HIRE A BIPOC DOC EDITOR, search our database with customizable filters and keywords. Check out our editors’ individual profile pages with bios, contact info, links to IMDb credits, and resumes.

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The Native American crew directory is a first of its kind, all-inclusive source for productions looking to find Native American crew.

Citizens of federally recognized tribes can register in our database.

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We center the film expertise of undocumented people not only as sources of stories but also as creators, artists, and primary audiences.

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Rememory is a growing directory of creatives which highlights work and experiences of Black women and non-binary people doing the work needed to claim their narratives, gazes and legacies in the global media

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A-Doc is a national network that

works to increase the visibility and support of Asian Americans in the

documentary field.

We are committed to sharing ideas and resources, providing mutual support and mentorship, and advocating for equity and diversity in the production and distribution of non-fiction storytelling.

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A non-profit platform on a mission to normalize the presence of Black filmmakers in creative roles in the advertising– placing an emphasis on creating more opportunities for Black creators to bid on commercial jobs by increasing awareness and access to Black directors, cinematographers, editors, colorists, and more.

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Edit Girls showcases the abundance of female and gender diverse talent working in post-production, across TV, Film and the Commercial industries, elevating the voices of female and gender diverse editors by sharing career stories

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Best DirectHer is a grassroots, volunteer organization, influencing lasting change by raising awareness to illuminate the vital, creative contributions of noteworthy Women Directors.

MACRO is an award-winning global multiplatform media company that represents the voices and perspectives of Black people and people of color, driven by people of color, telling stories of universal themes that inspire and connect. 

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BWA Studios is committed to supporting pre-professional and professional Black women, women of color and nonbinary creatives of color in honing their craft, building their industry acumen and providing the resources and access needed to get paid work and in turn, elevate storytelling and inclusion in the industry. 

ColorCreative is a management company dedicated to supporting diverse creators and producing inclusive content.  Founded in 2014 by Issa Rae and Deniese Davis with a mission to increase opportunities for women and minority talent, these roots are central to who we are and the talent we represent.

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The National Association of Latino Independent Producers seeks to change media culture by advocating and promoting the professional needs of Latinx artists in media through programs like The Diverse Women in Media Forum, NALIP’s Media Summit, Latino Media Fest, and Latino Lens Programs.

Color Congress is an ecosystem-builder that is committed to organizations led by people of color that serve nonfiction filmmakers, leaders, and audiences of color across the United States and US islands. We do this by supporting, resourcing, connecting and championing these organizations to build their collective power.

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A Latinx Horror and Genre Screenwriter's Group formed to discover and read new scripts that can often be overlooked.  Our focus is on the type of programming we love most - HORROR and GENRE! We believe that sharing our scripts will help us produce our best work.

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Black Public Media supports the development of visionary content creators and distributes stories about the global Black experience to inspire a more equitable and inclusive future.

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The Blackhouse helps Black creative voices and executives gain a better foothold in the industry. We are committed to highlighting the power of Black writers, producers, directors, and executives telling our stories. Success in the industry is bolstered by the help of relationships.

A space that provides mentorship, networking opportunities, promotes independent projects to create visibility for underrepresented creatives.

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A resource for and about African American women media makers. We celebrate Black girls, women, and gender nonconforming media makers, providing programs designed to educate, raise visibility, and support and serve our communities.

 Black Women Film Network (BWFN) prepares black women to enter the film and television industries and preserve their voices with educational programs that empower and inform. BWFN provides student scholarships, hosts screenings and workshops.

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We create and produce programming, and content for all platforms. We build equity in the animation industry by consciously hiring Black women, women of color, and nonbinary people of color.

The Takeoff Institute provides resources and mentorship tailored for Black undergraduate students. Our 8-week Summer Fellowship program provides students with the opportunity to develop professional and interpersonal skills, work with leaders in their desired field, and jump-start their careers.

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BMAC is an advocacy organization formed to address systemic racism within the music business. Our Coalition advocates on behalf of Black artists, songwriters, producers, managers, agents, executives, lawyers and other passionate industry professionals.

SITM is a nonprofit organization increasing the number of women working in music - songwriters, engineers, producers, artists and industry professionalsTogether, we are creating change for women and building an equal future for music.

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BIEN is a minority-owned motion design and animation studio. Inclusive Motion Design (InMoDe™) that helps brands be more profitable and effective through accurate representation on-screen and behind the scenes. 

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LatinX in Animation (LXiA) represents a diverse group within the Animation, VFX, and Gaming industries dedicated to uniting a talented pool of innovators with a heart to create exceptional stories across multiple platforms.

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Supporting women nonfiction filmmakers whose artful and innovative storytelling catalyzes social change. We envision an inclusive media industry in which women and non-binary filmmakers,  build fulfilling careers in the documentary film industry.

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Driven by the ideal that there are   no better candidates to work in the entertainment industry than a   returning US veteran VR Vets is here to enhance the quality of life of United States veterans through our VR training, mentorship, and career placement program

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BBR Portal. The only beauty industry source for Education, Opportunity and Advocacy.Black Beauty Roster's mission is to bring meaningful diversity across the fashion, media, and beauty industry by amplifying the work and talent of Black Beauty Professionals

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Support and resources for black screenwriters committed to the craft and the journey.

AAP welcomes all who identify as AAPI* creatives, producers, hosts and editors of podcasting.

Our members represent all levels of podcasting: from aspiring show-runners to those with many years of experience at critically-acclaimed shows.

A collection of dope asians in creative spaces. Asian American Collective is the brainchild of music industry veteran co-founders Grace Lee, Caroline Yim, and Zeena Koda, who connected through a passion for cultivating Asian American representation within the industry.

An organization devoted to the promotion and support of gender and racial parity in film and television programming. Through our various programming we ensure that stories and voices too often silenced in mainstream media are heard, not just as whispers, but as shouts to the world.

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Gold House elevates Asian and Pacific Islanders to lead and thrive in culture and  commerce through unity, investment opportunities, and promotion. We foster rich community building, significant capital and resource investment, and authentic API storytelling to create more opportunities for APIs. 

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Femme Frontera is a Latinx-led film organization made up of women and non-binary filmmakers from the U.S.-Mexico border regions of El Paso, Texas, Las Cruces, New Mexico, and Cd. Juárez, Chihuahua, México. Our mission is to amplify films made by women and non-binary filmmakers and to celebrate these unique voices through funding and film education.

Music Forward inspires ambition and creates momentum to redefine what’s possible for the young people and the industry we serve. Focusing on young people ages 13-24 in underserved communities, we provide workshops and showcases to inspire the next generation of music industry leaders, innovators, and artists.

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Plenty of Pie is the first of its kind talent incubator and production accelerator for the entertainment industry dedicated to helping content creators advance their diverse projects to the marketplace-- a corps of content creators

producers, writers and

directors of color. 

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EVEN (Events Vocational Education Network) As backstage professionals, our job is to fade into the background so that others may shine brightly. Naturally, this low profile makes it difficult for individuals without resources or connections to find their way into our fold.formed to create a more diverse and inclusive live events industry through training, mentorship, networking and paid apprenticeships.

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Our mission is to build power for Native peoples by amplifying contemporary Native voices, stories, and issues to advance justice, equity, and self-determination. We utilize research, narrative and culture change strategies, movement-building, and organizing to disrupt the invisibility of Native peoples and mobilize public support for key Native issues.

The mission of Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC) is to support, advance, and develop Pacific Island media content and talent that results in a deeper understanding of Pacific Island history, culture, and contemporary challenges.

Women In Media promotes gender balance in the film and entertainment industries through networking, professional development, and advocacy for filmmakers who work above and below the line.

VC is dedicated to the honest and accurate portrayals of the Asian Pacific American peoples, communities, and heritage through the media arts. Our mission is to develop and support the voices of Asian American and Pacific Islander filmmakers and media artists who empower communities and challenge perspectives