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Adaptive Sound was born from the meeting between two young creators who are lovers of art, culture, image and music. Eddi Farahy, multi-instrumentalist sound designer, and Alexandre Marchand, marketing and communications graduate, founded the company with the ambition to live off their creations. Their passion: to travel the world and its eras to feed their creativity, and to reveal widely-influenced soundscapes to you.

Beachtek, was established in 1997 to provide a solution for recording high quality audio on the new generation of DV camcorders that were released in the mid 1990’s. In 2009, they developed the world’s first adapter for a DSLR camera. BeachTek has become the “missing link” for connecting professional audio gear to today’s DV camcorders and DSLR cameras.

Creative Screenwriting Magazine is the premier educational online resource for screenwriters and filmmakers covering craft, career, business, film reviews and more.”

location and sale of sound recording equipment, audio maintenance and post-production

Emily Jolie is an internationally recognized premier medical spa. At Emily Jolie we are committed to working with each individual client on enhancing both their beauty and wellness. We accomplish this by using an innovative approach to skin and body care, through cutting edge techniques and using the highest quality products. We provide a variety of services from botox, lip and facial fillers, liquid iv treatments ,lash extensions, customized makeup, microneedling, a variety of facials and medical facials/ peels, nutrition counseling, body peels, and skin rejuvenation. Consultations can be done in person or remotely via the web, by our professional and highly qualified beauty experts. Visit our site for more info, products or appointments,

Filmocracy is a film and festival streaming platform that rewards users for discovering amazing independent films. Users earn virtual popcorn for watching and rating movies, which can be spent in our shop to earn movie tickets, redeem gift cards, or attend virtual film festivals we host from around the world.

InkTip was born in 2000 after witnessing the difficulties associates and friends in the industry have had in getting exposure for their works, let alone getting their scripts sold. The mission of InkTip is threefold: to help producers, to save time for agents and to increase exposure for screenwriters.

Intellect books is an independent academic publisher for scholars and practitioners teaching and researching in the arts, media and creative industries. Best known for our work in media and film studies, we provide publishing services in many subject areas, backed by over 30 years of steady growth, and a reputation for excellence in design and production. Intellect publishes an extensive Film Studies book and journals collection to include Film International, Film Matters, Journal of Italian Cinema & Media Studies, Journal of Scandinavian Cinema, Journal of Screenwriting and Studies in Spanish & Latin American Cinemas.

iPITCH.TV offers a next generation platform for creators of original pitches for TV, Film & Digital Media to connect directly with Hollywood Producers and Studio Executives.

Marielle Salmier is an image consultant, life coach, and facilitator based in Paris.
It is from our thoughts and our vision of the world that we build ourselves. How do you reap joy from ashes? Opening ourselves to our own truth is the solution to overcome the wounds of the past and build the present serenely. By sowing seeds of cravings for happiness we reap a garden full of positive flowers.

The Mulholland Acting and Film Academy is an English language acting studio in Amsterdam. The international program offers professional training with a set of disciplines brought together to give an actor the best possible training to take into their professional career. It is a well-rounded study providing training for the body, the voice, and the emotional life of the actor.

Nostos Screenwriting Retreats is a three week intensive script development retreat located in Tuscany, which gives independent filmmakers from around the world the opportunity to work intensively on their feature-length narrative scripts or their Tv Pilots in an environment structured to foster collaboration and high-quality script development. 

Near Deaf Experience is a creation studio that provides original music, sound design and mixing facility with french composer and sound designer Eric Cervera.

Peter D. Marshall is a filmmaker and directing coach from Vancouver, Canada. He is the author of the book “Making the Magic Happen: The Art and Craft of Film Directing.” He is currently working in China as the Directing Instructor at the Shanghai Vancouver Film School.

The Rock School of Paris is a vibrant music school that offers playful, fun, and educational lessons in singing, guitar, piano, bass, and drums in Paris and the surrounding suburbs.

The Scriptwriters Network Foundation, Inc., founded in 1986, is an educational, non-profit, volunteer-driven organization created by writers for writers and industry professionals. They bring in entertainment professionals to speak and teach on the art, craft and business of script writing for TV, features and new media to help people take their writing to the next level.

The Kitchen is the industry’s only Emmy Award Winning language translation, dubbing and subtitling studios, with operations in 14 countries globally.

Women In Media promotes gender balance in the film and entertainment industries through networking, professional development, and advocacy for women, women-identifying, and gender-nonconforming filmmakers who work above and below the line and the people who love to collaborate with them.

Since 1982, Write Brothers Inc. has been the world leader in film and television production software. Our software is sold worldwide and has been used in the development of most of your favorite films and television shows. Write Brothers has software for all phases of writing: creativity, brainstorming, outlining, and formatting. Our top-selling Movie Magic® Screenwriter™, Dramatica® , and Outline 4D™ writing programs are used by leading novelists, fiction writers, screenwriters, and playwrights.  We are the first and the only creative team ever to receive an Academy Technical Achievement Award for screenwriting software.