Skip to Main Content
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Accessibility
Faculty & Staff Achievements
Library Building Project
Make a Gift
Libraries & Hours
Online Reference Collection
Archives & Manuscript Materials
Digital Library Collections
Setup & Use My Account
Returns & Recalls
Fines & Fees
Ask a Librarian
Savvy Researcher Workshops
Research Data Service
Distance Learners & Instructors
Other Campus Libraries
Connecting to Library Resources
Publicly Accessible Computers
Scanning and Copying
Virtual & Augmented Reality
University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Site Navigation Menu
Search this Guide
A Media Commons Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the media production process.
Locate and Secure Jobs
Online Video Instruction
220 & 306 Main Library
Drop-ins welcome @ 306
306 Service Desk Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 10:30am-7:30 pm
Friday: 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Sunday: 2:00pm - 6:30pm
Room 220 is open for use at all times the Main Library is open.
Visit Champaign County-Film Office
This website provides tools and resources (i.e.,permit requirements) for filming in Champaign County, Illinois.
Women in Film
Professional organization targeted towards assisting women in the film industry.
The Hollywood Reporter
Hollywood Trade Magazine
Oldest Hollywood Trade Magazine
Independent Film and Television Alliance
Organization that aids and advocates for independent filmmakers
Locate and Secure Jobs
Job website for Cast, Crew, and other Creative film professionals
Craigslist has a gig section, where many independent and/or student filmmakers may post positions, most of which will be unpaid, but can be a great way to build a resume.
Director's Guild of America
The DGA has an Assistant Director Trainee program in New York and Los Angeles.
Champaign Film Office
Champaign-Urbana Film Society, Champaign Movie Makers, and Champaign Casting Call Facebook groups can be potential options of securing positions.
Actors' Guild provides specific resources with regards to actors in independent and non-independent productions
Free Music Archives
Website with high-quality, legal downloadable music. Created by WFMU, an independent radio station based in New York area.
This website uses Creative Commons licenses to share music to interested parties. Depending upon the Creative Commons license, these items can be available to use in productions.
Online Video Instruction >>
Nov 9, 2023 11:28 AM
Login to LibApps
Report a problem