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Professional Organizations, Associations & Trade Shows

Link Resource
AES Audio Engineering Society
AMPAS Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
AMPS Association of Motion Picture Sound
APRS Association of Professional Recording Services
ATAS Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
CAB Canadian Association of Broadcasters
CAS Cinema Audio Society
CES Consumer Electronics Show
CRB Country Radio Broadcasters
CRTC Canadian Radio-Television & Telecommunications Commission
FCC Federal Communications Commission
FMS Society for the Preservation of Film Music
GANG Game Audio Network Guild
IBC International Broadcasting Conference
IRTS International Radio & Television Society Foundation
MPAA Motion Picture Association of America
MPG Music Producers Guild
MPSE Motion Picture Sound Editors
NAB National Association of Broadcasters
NAPTE National Association of Television Program Executives
NARAS National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
NCTA National Cable Television Association
NFPB National Film Preservation Board (Library of Congress)
NFPF National Film Preservation Foundation
NPR National Public Radio
NSCA National Systems Contractors Association
RIAA Recording Industry Association of America
RTNDA Radio and Television News Directors Association
SBE Society of Broadcast Engineers
SCTE Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers
SIGGRAPH Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics
SMPTE Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
SOC Society of Operating Cameramen
THX Quality Assurance for Entertainment Picture & Sound

Music Resources

Link Resource
ASCAP The American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers
BMI Broadcast Music, Inc.
MCPS UK Mechanical Copyright Protection Society
MPA Music Publishers Association of the United States
PRS UK Performing Rights Society
The Recording Academy Home of the GRAMMY Awards
SOCAN Society of Composers, Authors & Music Publishers of Canada
Westar Music Professional Production Music for Broadcast, Post-Production & Multimedia
FilmMusicDirectory.com Online resource with links to Production music and sound effects libraries
Royalty Free Music Royalty Free Music from AudioMicro
Music-Sites.net Music Directory

Copyright & Intellectual Property Issues

Link Resource
Help Stop Piracy Help Stop Piracy of Production Music and Sound Effects
Ban Piracy Copyright Enforcement for the Audio Software Industry
Canadian Copyright Info Canadian Intellectual Property Office
The Copyright Website Real World, Practical & Relevant Copyright Info
U.S. Copyright Info U.S. Copyright Office

Voice Over Talent And Services

Link Resource
The Voiceover Voice Posy Brewer - Actress and Voiceover Artist
Home Voice Over Studio Home Voice Over Studio
Voice Over Xtra Voice-over industry's online news, education and resource center
Voices.com The Marketplace of Voice Talent
VO Buzz Weekly.com VO Buzz Weekly - A video resource for V/O Talent
Voice Over talents Voice Over Talents

Other Resources and Online Directories

Link Resource
FilmMusicDirectory.com Non-commercial online resource with links to music and sound effects libraries
Designing Sound Online Resource for Sound Designers
Royalty Free Links Online Royalty Free Directory
Stone Washed Online Sound Effects Directory
Nebecula Major Nebecula Major is an original motion comic series produced by C. & Q. Bowman Productions
Aural Stage Aural Stage Studios
EWABS East West Audio Body Shop
SoundEffects.com SoundEffects.com