How do I find industry companies and professionals I want to work with?

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IMDbPro offers many features to help connect you with other professionals and companies in the industry and a huge database of contact information. Once you decide whom you want to work with, rep, hire, or aspire to be, you will have many of the tools you need to make that happen.

For filmmakers and talent, look at the careers of people whose footsteps you want to follow in and see who they are signed with. Look for other up-and-coming talent that is in a similar career position as you to see who they are signed with. Do your research on IMDbPro to find the manager that represents many of the young cast members on your favorite show, or the producer that is taking chances on new independent filmmakers. These are the people you want to be in business with. Use the Network tab to see if you share acquaintances with the people you wish to reach out to, which can help you make a stronger introduction.

For agents, publicists, and managers, keep your finger on the pulse by looking at a list of directors who've been nominated for awards and see which talent from recent film festivals are newly repped. Keep up to date on changes in representation with IMDbPro Track. Take a look at what is being developed and target meetings to match your clients with those projects. Stay on top of who is trending on the STARmeter, and determine the best ways to get them on your team.

Check out additional valuable data available in IMDbPro:

  • Filmography, staff contact information, box office history, and affiliations for production companies
  • Contacts for talent and publicist agencies along with client lists
  • Management companies contact information and client lists
  • Distributors filmography, staff contact details, box office history, and affiliations
  • On-set needs like equipment companies like camera, lighting, sound, production, grip
  • On-set services like stock, law, location, office, transportation, security
  • On-set specialties like art department, costume and wardrobe, marketing and promotion, post-production, special effects, visual effects