Syracuse International Film Festival

Resources

Background Casting

Central Casting www.centralcasting.com

Grant Wilfley Casting www.gwcnyc.com

Casting

DiBernardo Productions
dibernardoproductions.media

AND Casting www.andcasting.com

Cocca Casting www.coccacasting.com

DiBernardo Productions LLC www.dibernardoproductions.media

HBG Casting www.hbgcasting.com

Rita Powers Casting www.ritapowerscastinggroup.com

Local Equipment Rental

Expressway Cinema Rentals Syracuse Satellite www.expresswaycine.com

Gearhead Rentals www,gearheadrentals.com

Salt City Grip www.saltcitygrip.com

Post Production Studios

Subcat Studios
www.subcat.net

Organizations and Associations

One of the largest local unions of professional musicians in the world, united to protect the common interests of all musicians by advancing industry standards that promote dignity and honor.

The AICP represents the interest of companies that specialize in producing commercials in various media.

Represents the interests of independent creative editorial companies and their editors.

The Gotham Film & Media Institute is a not-for-profit dedicated to finding, developing and celebrating the people and projects that shape the future of story.

The IDA supports nonfiction filmmaking and filmmakers through activities in its major program areas.

A dedicated resource designed for aspiring makeup artisans who may be considering careers in various industries including film and television production, as well as the theatrical and performing arts.

Our partner in New York State government, the New York State Council on the Arts is dedicated to preserving and expanding the rich and diverse cultural resources that are and will become the heritage of New York's citizens.

Established in 1971 by the New York State Council on the Arts (listed above) as an independent organization to serve individual artists throughout the state, the mission of the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is to empower artists across all disciplines at critical stages in their creative lives.

The New York Production Alliance is an association of film, television and commercial production, and post production professionals in New York City and New York State.

NYWIFT is a professional association for women in the New York entertainment industry working both above and below the line.

Post New York Alliance, Inc. is an association of post production professionals and organizations working within film, television and interactive media creating content and entertainment properties in New York City and New York State.

A technical society for the motion imaging industry, its members include engineers, technical directors, cameramen, editors, technicians, manufacturers, designers, educators, consultants and field users in networking, compression, encryption and more.

A multi-cultural, multi-racial non-profit media arts organization which facilitates the production, promotion, distribution and exhibition of independent films by and about women.

Tax Incentives

Unions and Guilds

The DGA protects directors' legal and artistic rights, contends for their creative freedom, and strengthens their ability to develop meaningful and credible careers.

Provides crews for motion picture, television and commercial productions.

Its members are Script Supervisors, Production Office Coordinators, Assistant Production Office Coordinators, Production Accountants, Assistants Productions Accountants and Payroll Accountants.

Union representing camera professionals and publicists in the production industry.

MPEG is a national labor organization representing freelance and staff post-production professionals.

Members work in all aspects of costume and wardrobe work in the New York City area in live entertainment venues in the city, as well as on television shows and motion pictures.

Union representing Make-up Artists and Hairstylists from Florida to Maine.

Labor union and professional association of Designers, Artists and Craftspeople working in the entertainment and decorative arts industries.

The PGA is the non-profit trade group that represents, protects and promotes the interests of film, television and new media producers.

SAG-AFTRA brings together two American labor unions - the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists - and includes actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJ’s, news writers, news directors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other media professionals.

Teamsters' membership includes workers in the motion picture industry who produce feature films, television programs, commercials, and live theatrical productions.

Labor union representing members who write content for motion pictures, television, news and digital media.