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"What's the meaning of ACME ?
.'s one of the most common question we hear

The definition of "acme" in Webster's Dictionary:
ac·me | ak-mē

highest point — the point at which someone or something is best or perfect— In Greek, acme means a mountain peak


apex, summit, tip-top, top, zenith


Common Misconception:
Some people believe the name ACME was intended by cartoonists to be an acronym for: A Company Making Everything


Since our Directory has listings for the just about everything and, they're recommended resources, ACME proved to be the best choice for the name.

The ACME is a resource directory for film, movies, television and special event production. It's a directory of recommended products, services & craftspeople to design, build, buy, hire or rent just about anything for production design, decor & fashion.


The ACME Directory was conceived and compiled by Entertainment Industry Professionals who understand the complexities of designing and fabricating for Film, Television, Theatre and Special Events production. The Directory began as a production resource for rentals and sales of products and services used by the Art Department, Set Decorators, Prop Masters, Prop Makers, Special Effects, Scenery Construction and, Scenic Arts. Over the years, it has expanded to include resources for Costume Designers, Wardrobe Stylists, Hair & Makeup Artists, Food Stylists, Picture Vehicles, Locations, Transportation and Production.

Now, more than ever, when Prep Time & Budgets are shrinking, no one has the time to search the internet for untested resources. The listings published in the ACME Directory have been used and recommended by industry professionals...there's a good chance we've already found what you need for film, video, television, theatre or, special event production.

Because Production is always changing and evolving, we're constantly adding unique and odd-ball resources or, artisans and craftsmen skilled in modern technology and old-world crafts. And, now, due to the recent impact of Covid-19 on Production, new resources are being added for COVID-19 Disinfection Services and Covid-19 Compliance Officers to keep everyone on set, safe and healthy.

* Listing in the ACME Directory are only offered to creative professionals & vendors working in the Entertainment Industry who have experience with the Industry's rigorous deadlines, constant changes and demands for quality in service and in products.

You're welcome to apply for a listing if you can meet the Membership Requirementt ›


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