Screen Industry Online Resources

Below you’ll find a list of resources that many screen industry professionals use. If you have an online resource suggestion, please contact the Online Manager.

Federal & State Screen Bodies

Professional Bodies

The MPIBS provides financial and emotional support to currently employed, or retired, members of the film industry – exhibition, distribution, production or post-production – who have fallen on difficult times and have a genuine need.

Creative Plus Business provides education, advice, consultancy, webinars, resources and content to help you find self-employed success in your creative career. Across accounting, law and marketing.

Screen Safe Australia updates previous industry safety advice and has been jointly produced by Screen Producers Australia (SPA) and the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) in consultation with industry.

Other Government organisations

Organisation: CASA
About: The Civil Aviation Safety Authority is the Australian national aviation authority, the government statutory authority responsible for the regulation of civil aviation.
Website: Organisation: Roads & Maritime NSW
Website: Organisation: VIC Roads
Website: Organisation: South Australia Roads
Website: Organisation: Roads WA
Website: Organisation: Roads QLD
Website: Organisation: ACMA
About: The Australian Communications and Media Authority is committed to making media and communications work for all Australians. They do this by fostering an innovative communications and media environment that balances the needs of both industry and the Australian community through regulation, education and advice. ACMA provides a list of telephone numbers that are cleared for use in theatrical and screen productions.

Professional bodies

Organisation: Screen Producers Australia
About: SPA is the Screen Producers Association of Australia and is in discussions with the MEAA and the APDG about the ongoing development of the screen design industry in Australia.
Website: Organisation: MEAA
About: The Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (The Alliance) is the Australian trade union and professional organisation that covers the media, entertainment, sports and arts industries. Its 24,000 members include people working in TV, radio, theatre and film, cinemas, entertainment venues, recreation grounds, journalists, actors, dancers, sports people, cartoonists, photographers, orchestral and opera performers as well as people working in public relations, advertising, book publishing and website production; everyone who works in the industries that inform or entertain Australians.


Organisation: Engineering Reports
Website: Organisation: Asbestos Inspections
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Online resources

Organisation: MPPA
Website: Organisation: Australian Copyright Council
Website: Organisation: Arts Law Centre of Australia
Website: Organisation: Reserve Bank of Australia
Website: Organisation: RSPCA
About: When using animals on set for filming purposes
Website: Organisation: ACMA
About: Phone numbers that can be seen on camera in film and tv productions
Website: Organisation: Material Safety Data Sheets
Website: Organisation: Art Departmental
Website: Organisation: The Costumer ‘s Manifesto
Website: Organisation: Clothes on Film
Website: Organisation: The Production Book
Website: Organisation: International Movie Data Base
Website: Organisation: Showreel Finder