INDEPENDENT FILMMAKER RESOURCES
The filmmaker resources listed here have experience working with independent filmmakers. Their listings are provided for informational purposes only and are not meant as an endorsement by IndieClear. All links open in a new window or tab.
What are the rules for the printing, publishing and illustration of U.S. currency? (Secret Service FAQ)
Bound By Law (free comic book about intellectual property law and filmmaking)
Copyright Term & the Public Domain
Fair Use in Visual Arts: FAQ
Moving Image Library (free movies, films, and videos from the Internet Archive)
The Fair Use App (An Interactive Guide for Filmmakers and Video Creators)
MUSIC CLEARANCE & LICENSING
50 Top Rated Websites for Royalty Free Stock Images
Can Stock Photography
1 million copyright-free antique illustrations (British Library)
Big Stock Photo
Sundance Collab A community platform for collaborators.
Filmmaker The magazine of independent film. A quarterly publication of IFP.
Film Independent Supports the West Coast independent filmmaker community. Produces the Independent Spirits Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival.
Independent Feature Project The source for independent filmmakers. IFP has branches in Chicago, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York, Phoenix & Seattle.
MovieMaker The art and business of making movies.
Women In Film Empowers, promotes, nurtures and mentors women in the film industry.