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April 27, 2007 9:01 AM   Subscribe

NYC Film & Theater Makers' filter: please suggest online resources for finding out what's going on in NYC!

I'm looking for secret resources for all the good stuff happening in NYC in the film, indie film, tv production, theatre, and improv/comedy circuit.

Seeking resources that are applicable to any of the following sub-groups: actors, comedians, writers, directors, and producers, all genders and all ethnic groups.

I already know about the Shooting People NY mailing list- I'm looking for more stuff like that. Newsletters, open casting bulletins, calls for submissions, mailing lists, audition calls, classes, networking events, etc. etc.

Thanks in advance!
posted by twistofrhyme to Media & Arts (5 answers total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
 
Backstage has a section on casting calls and job opportunities, that includes the nyc area.
posted by shmegegge at 9:42 AM on April 27, 2007


One free email list you want to be on is LIFILM. Also use their directory and include yourself in it if you like.

Mandy.com is also important.

Don't forget to search ask.mefi with your own keywords, especially the combination of "film" and "nyc."
posted by allterrainbrain at 10:08 AM on April 27, 2007


For theater, especially, off-off, indie, and non-commercial theater, nytheatre.com is a comprehensive resource.

Also check out Gothamist's Events category. They cover theater, film, music, and comedy.

Of course, Time Out New York.

Seconding Backstage.
posted by minervous at 2:41 PM on April 27, 2007


Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre, and Broadcasting: Reel Jobs (formerly known as The List). Provides good insight into upcoming shoots.

Village Voice: Arts and The Calendar (which can be drilled down to your liking).
posted by milquetoast at 11:02 PM on April 27, 2007


this is great. thanks, hive!
posted by twistofrhyme at 9:58 PM on May 24, 2007


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