Filmmakers can go to several organisations for legal support or information. Besides knowledge and professional organisations there is a lot of information resources on- and offline.
Professional associations and trade unions: representative bodies
There are professional associations and trade unions for employees and freelance/self-employed entrepreneurs. Various specialists have a branch organisation of their own that represents their interests.
Audiovisual institutes: knowledge organisations
A number of important audiovisual institutes have an ambassador, archive or knowledge function in the national and international world of film and television.
Periodicals and websites
Periodicals and websites in the field of film and television enable you to stay in touch with the most important developments in your profession.