About Us

For over 30 years, 411 Publishing has set the standard for business-to-business directories.  411 Publishing provides the entertainment industry with the best, most trustworthy production resources for film, TV, commercials, video and music video production.  Every listing found in the directories has confirmed professional references, ensuring their expertise in their given category.In 2014 the entities of 411 Publishing, including LA 411 and NY 411, were rebranded under Variety 411.  Variety411 is a National directory, with listings in every state throughout the US.  Found online, Variety411  presents a comprehensive listing of businesses, facilities, stages, crew and individuals that provide services essential to all aspects of production, from pre to post.  The directory is broken down into ten key sections that encompass all production services: Advertising Agencies & Production Companies, Post Production, Sets & Stages, Location Services & Equipment, Production Support, Camera & Sound Equipment, Hi Def, Digital Cinema & 3D, Grip & Lighting Equipment, Props & Wardrobe and Crew. Within these sections are individual categories that are defined by specialty.

The Variety411.com website makes searching for your specific need a snap by providing an easy to find search bar that allows searches by name, section or category. Listings provide contact information allowing the user to call, email or fax them directly. The Variety411.com website also provides additional resources such as articles highlighting the below-the-line production community, an archive of production incentive webinars that highlight national and global production locations, and stage charts.

Variety411.com has been designed to optimize to any mobile device. There is no need to download a special app that utilizes your valuable memory and space!  The mobile website makes searching for listings easy and efficient by focusing specifically on the search results.

In addition to the online resource, Variety 411 publishes two annual printed directories.

Variety411 -New York edition is a printed directory that provides listings specific to on -location production in the New York/Tri State area.  The publication is published in July/August each year.

Variety411 – Los Angeles edition is a printed directory that provides listings specific to on-location production in the Greater Los Angeles area.  The publication is published in January each year.

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