Entertainment Industry Resources

How do I stay current on entertainment industry trends?

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It is important for entertainment professionals to understand what is trending in the industry. From the hot talent that is currently in high demand to the latest stories about industry happenings, you want to stay on top of it all. The ever-changing nature of the industry can make it difficult to navigate, but IMDbPro offers many tools to help you remain up to date.

To begin with, a great way to keep up with the industry is to follow the news from the trades. On the IMDbPro homepage are the latest stories from Deadline, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, and more, and users have the option to sort stories by categories such as business, box office, and awards. You can also see what’s most recently in development and easily view latest attachments from the homepage. With all of the important stories collated here in a customizable fashion, your IMDbPro homepage is the one-stop-shop for the latest industry news.

IMDbPro homepage with industry news and events

It is also useful to stay updated on what is garnering the most attention, and IMDbPro gives users access to charts that show you the top people, projects, and companies based on what IMDb users are viewing. The IMDbPro STARmeter tracks industry professionals. With it, you can discover the top cast and crew members trending right now. Browsing top actors and actresses, seeing who represents them, and looking at their recently released and upcoming projects will give you a great window into what is going on with the stars that have won over today’s audiences.

The IMDbPro MOVIEmeter tracks films and series. You can see the hottest current releases and take a look at what is being made in every stage of production, from development to post. Knowing both what people are watching now and what is getting greenlit and financed is essential to understanding the state of the marketplace.

With the IMDbPro COMPANYmeter, you can search through the top agencies, management companies, production companies, and other important entities in the industry and discover their staff, clients, projects, production deals, and more to help you keep up with the who's who and what’s what in the industry. Familiarizing yourself with these powerhouse companies and their top brass will keep you in the know, give you a better understanding of how the industry operates, and help you anticipate industry trends.