Here are some resources that may help as you journey from assistant to big shot:


The Junior Hollywood Radio & Television Society is a membership based organization with events and resources throughout the year. It’s led by a board of junior television professionals (including assistants!)

Women in Film

Women in Film programs events, screenings, and workshops based on membership. They offer a multitude of resources for female filmmakers, including career advice, a scholarship program, writing labs, and more

Book: The Mailroom

We talk about this book a lot on the podcast. A bunch of Hollywood big timers share their origin stories as mail cart pushers at the top agencies. This is very dated, but a fun read. Plus, some things never change!