Video Industry Resources
Local/National Video Associations
- Atlanta Videographers Association
- Illinois Videomakers Association
- Las Vegas Videographers Association
- Long Island Videographers Association
- National Professional Videographers Association of New England
- Pittsburgh Professional Videographers Association
- Sacramento Professional Videographers Association
- Videographer’s Association of Kansas
- Wedding and Event Videographers Association: Features information and community support for wedding videographers.
- Association of Accredited Event Videographers: a directory and membership organization for accredited and highly talented professionals working in the event videography industry.
- Music Video Production Association: A non-profit organization created to address the concerns of videographers who work in the music industry.
- NewBay Media: a media and information resources for professionals working in Broadcast, Video, K-12 Education, Pro Audio and Consumer Electronic industries. The company operates more than 40 + publications, 50 websites and and 30 e-newsletters.
- American Guild of Court Videographers: Provides the legal profession with qualified and certified legal videographers who understand Federal and State Rules of Civil Procedure and the Federal and State Rules of Evidence which governs the taking of video recorded testimony under oath.
- Wedding & Event Videographers Association International: A niche-specific association that represents more than 4000 videography professionals around the world.
Video Career Resources
- About Video Editing: A website specifically for video editors that features hardware guides, software and book reviews, tutorials and tips.
- Association of Video Professionals: A business organization for video professionals in need of additional training, marketing, benefits and technical support.
- Creative Cow: Offers a variety of tutorials, event listings, forums and a magazine for videographer professionals.
- Digital Video Professionals Association: A great resource that offers specific advice for videographers, video editors, animators and even students! Here you will find industry-related blogs, news, reviews, training and plentiful discounts on software, equipment and a variety of video services.
- Filming Holidays: A basic guide for those interested in travel videography jobs that features a manual, how-to videos and some helpful statistics on this burgeoning industry.
- Independent Media Publications: A nonprofit organization that provides information for independent media-makers. Could be a great source of information for independent videographers and documentary videographers.
- Lynda.com: Features access to more than 56,000 online tutorials for a variety of video editing and production software.
- Media Communications Association International: An association for a wide variety of media communications professionals, including videographers. It is a great resource for networking and has forums and informational resources.
- News Videographer: Online video journalism critiques, training, news and forums for community support.
- Online Video: Features news updates, case studies, how-to articles, buyer’s guides and reviews of video production tools, online video platforms and more.
- Pro Video Training: An educational resource for videographers that focuses on the administrative side of the business. Offers training in sales, marketing, customer service and basic to advanced video production techniques.
- Variety: Weekly news magazine.
- Video Age International: A business journal for videographers who work in the production, distribution and broadcasting industries.
- Videography.com: A print magazine and website that covers the High-Definition (HD) content creation community. A great source for equipment reviews and recommendations, and industry-related news.
- Video Maker: Go-to resource for videographers, regardless of industry. They publish a magazine, offer extensive training and tutorials and consistently update their web page with the latest reviews of techniques, equipment, camcorders and other types of video gear.
- Video University: A great source for those interested in staying up to date on the latest in trends, techniques, equipment and technology in the video production industry.
- Koh Tao Videography Training: A school based in Thailand that offers training, courses and recommendations/reviews for underwater video equipment.