Links to Other Resources

Philadelphia Independent Media Resources

Drexel University Television (DUTV) – the educational access channel in Philadelphia which has provided a forum for progressive media and media advocacy in Philadelphia.

Lightbox Film Center – for over twenty years, Lightbox Film Center has been the leading venue in Philadelphia for repertory film programming, independent premieres and cutting edge avant-garde cinema from around the world.

Greater Philadelphia Film Office – serves to grow the local film and video industry in every way possible, recognizing its huge economic impact in job creation and its unparalleled public relations effects for the region.

Media Praxis – dedicated to building media democracy by providing progressive, in-depth, and accurate coverage of issues that affect all communities and by increasing community access to available technologies and information for the production and distribution of news and analysis.

PhillyCAM - operates its public access television network, which provides people with access to equipment and training to make and broadcast their own non-commercial programs, publicize their activities or get their message out without having to buy airtime.

Prometheus Radio Project – our primary focus is on building a large community of LPFM stations and listeners. We hope that this community will grow into a powerful force working toward the democratic media future we envision.


The Local Repertory Film Scene

The Rotunda
Bryn Mawr Film Institute

Local Film Festivals

Philadelphia Film Festival
BlackStar Film Festival
Philadelphia Asian Amercian Film Festival
Philadelphia Latino Film Festival
Mustard Seed Film Festival
Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival
Philadelphia Independent Film Festival


National Organizations

The Alliance for Media Arts + Culture – The Alliance facilitates collaboration, strategic growth, innovation and cultural impact for the media arts field.

Black Public Media  – Black Public Media (founded as the National Black Programming Consortium) is a non-profit national media arts organization committed to supporting diverse voices by developing, producing and distributing innovative media about the Black experience and by investing in visionary content makers..

Third World Newsreel – Founded in 1967, Third World Newsreel is one of the oldest alternative media arts organizations in the United States. They are committed to the creation and appreciation of independent and social issue media by and about people of color, and the peoples of developing countries around the world.

Independent Television Service – The Independent Television Service (ITVS) brings to local, national and international audiences high-quality, content-rich programs created by a diverse body of independent producers.