Filmmakers and actors as varied as Clint Eastwood, Melvin Van Peebles, Bea Arthur, James Earl Jones, Mel Brooks, Roger Corman, and Adam Driver all served in the U.S. Military before they found further success in the entertainment industry. For veterans looking to follow in those esteemed footsteps and pursue a career in front of or behind the camera, we’ve collected some resources that may be of assistance.

NOTE: This list does not represent SAGindie’s endorsement of each organization but is simply an informational and educational listing for aspiring filmmakers and actors with military service.

UPDATED 11/9/21


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