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Staffing & Crewing Tools

Array Crew
ARRAY CREW provides film and television hiring managers access to crew members with diverse backgrounds. A database founded by Ava DuVernay.


Crewvie is the leading global platform and database for Productions, Studios, and Artisans.


Free The Work
FREE THE WORK is a curated talent discovery platform and database of underrepresented creators.


Made In NY
The “Made in NY” Production Assistant Training Program helps low-income New Yorkers get their foot in the door of the dynamic world of film and television.

Made In NY Post
The “Made in NY” Post Production Training Program prepares low-income, unemployed, and underemployed New Yorkers for entry level opportunities in the post production industry.

Staff Me Up
Staff Me Up is your #1 source for production jobs in Los Angeles, New York and nationwide.

Streetlights mission is to assist talented and motivated young adult minorities, many economically and socially disadvantaged, to achieve long term economic stability and career success.

Additional Resources

A recent guide to stereotyping and counter stereotyping in storytelling from the Think Tank for Inclusion & Equity (TTIE) helps understand and identify tropes across identity groups. Check out their Tips for Accurate Representation here: African AmericansDisabilityMigrantsCriminal JusticeLatinxMuslimsEast AsiansNative Hawaiians and Pacific IslandersSouth AsiansSouth East AsiansWomen and Girls.  

Amazon Studios has partnered with other studios and experts in the creation of the Mental Health Media Guide, a resource for content creators designed to help expand positive mental health portrayals. This tool can support storytellers at any phase in the production process, across a wide range of mental health themes and topics.

Please feel free to suggest any additional resources or services you think would benefit this list by completing the form below.

Tools & Information

We have a growing list of resources we provide access to our partners in order to support the inclusion aspirations set out in the inclusion policy. This list will continue to grow, check back regularly, or feel free to suggest anything you feel may be missing. 

Amazon Studios has relationships and partnerships with industry experts that have built programs and tools to support underrepresented talent. Below are a few of those and we encourage you to actively engage; either via a license we can provide to you, by hiring talent from them, or by using them to consult on your content.

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