Become a Member

CLICK HERE to join now!

 

Membership in Women in Film provides you with the unique opportunity to join a group of people who believe in the organization’s mission to achieve gender parity in the film, television, and digital industries. At all levels, Women in Film aims to create avenues for career education and advancement.

Being a Women in Film member matters. Your support enables us to:

ADVOCATE. We are leading the charge to achieve gender equality in film, TV, and digital media to create more opportunities for women.

CONNECT. All of our members have access to programs, events, and discounts that are exclusive to WIF members.

GIVE. Our programs make a difference in women’s lives. The Film Finishing Fund Program awarded nine grants in 2015, and three recipients went on to premiere their films at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.

TEACH. Our PSA Program produced the Telly Silver Award-winning LA River PSA in 2016. This program develops women’s professional and creative skills while helping to address some of the world’s most pressing needs.

INFORM. Our monthly Speaker Series continues to grow with a variety of impressive offerings, such as the recent VR Pioneers, The Director’s Panel, Diversity in Practice, and Perfect Pitch.

By becoming a member, you are investing in our year-­round work to support our efforts to ensure gender parity.

Join now and be a part of something big.  Scroll down to learn more about different membership benefits, and then CLICK HERE to sign up!

 

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS: ALL LEVELS

  • ­ Free admission to WIF speakers series, panel discussions, and screenings.
  • ­ Opportunity to participate professional programs such as networking events, mentoring programs (Associate level and above), and invitations to apply for labs
  •  Invitations to WIF events, with special Member pricing, such as the Crystal + Lucy Awards® ($250 discount per ticket)
  • ­ Exclusive access to the jobs newsletter
  • ­ Weekly member newsletter and job listings.
  •  Exclusive member discounts for products, services, and publications
  •  Listing on the on­line membership directory.

PROGRAMS

  • Award-winning PSA Program
  • Crystal + Lucy Awards®
  • Director & Producer Shadowing
  • Film Finishing Fund
  • Financing Intensive
  • International Events
  • Legacy Series
  • Mentoring
  • Networking Events
  • Pitching Opportunities
  • Scholarships
  • Screening Series
  • Seminars & Speaker Series
  • Writing Programs
  • Professional Workshops

STUDENT MEMBER / $50*
Fulltime undergraduate and graduate students working toward a degree in media arts.

• Requires 1 letter of recommendation***
• Partial Membership benefits • Not tax deductible

 

ASSOCIATE MEMBER / $85*
Recent graduates and entry-level professionals in entertainment business less than 3 years.

• Requires 1 letter of recommendation*** • Full Membership benefits
• Not tax deductible

 

CAREER MEMBER / $200*
Anyone who has been working in the industry at least 3 years.

• Requires 1 letter of recommendation*** • Full Membership benefits
• Not tax deductible

*Prices subject to change


EXECUTIVE MEMBER
/ $500

Industry leaders in film, television, or digital media with advanced experience as industry professionals.
Applications subject to review by Executive Committee.

As an Executive Member, your donation entitles you to all the benefits of general membership, plus the following:

  • • Invitations to exclusive Executive Member events and priority invitation to special WIF events, such as career salons featuring speakers focusing on Executive Member-relevant topics
  • • Be a panelist for the larger membership and share your expertise
  • • Executive Member listing and 1⁄4-page ad in the annual Crystal + Lucy Awards Tribute book
  • • Member names listed on the website

In addition to supporting our important cause with your membership donation, you are joining a group of talented, committed professionals who participate on a number of levels to make change happen for women in the industry.

Here are a few of the ways Executive Members get involved:

  • • Be a panelist for the larger membership and share your expertise
  • • Be a featured speaker at a member event
  • • Join the Executive Member Event Committee to design meaningful events for Executive members
  • • Become a mentor and help young women realize their dream of working in the industry
  • • Acceptance based on Board review. Not tax deductible.

 

ADVOCATE MEMBER / $1,500
Industry leaders who are taking their support to the next level
by ensuring that Women In Film’s advocacy and educational initiatives work to create lasting change in the entertainment industry. Your membership at this level demonstrates that you believe deeply in the mission of our organization—to promote equal opportunities for women, encourage creative projects by women, and expand and enhance portrayals of women in all forms of global media.

As an Advocate Member, your donation entitles you to all the benefits of Executive Membership, plus the following:

Special invitations to exclusive Advocate Member events, such as insider discussions with top speakers and change-makers on relevant industry topics

Opportunity to attend Advocate Member events in private homes or clubs that help create industry change

Acceptance based on Board review. Tax-deductible portion: $750

We offer major donor levels for individuals who not only believe deeply in Women In Film’s mission, but also are determined to invest at the highest levels in the advocacy and education work that we do to effect change in the industry. For more information on Major Donor levels, please call the development office at (323) 935-2211.


MAJOR DONOR LEVELS

We offer major donor levels for individuals who not only believe deeply in Women In Film’s mission, but also are determined to invest at the highest levels in the advocacy and education work that we do to effect change in the industry.
For more information on Major Donor levels, please call the development office at (323) 935-2211.

BENEFACTOR / $5,000      LEGEND / $10,000      VISIONARY / $25,000

Tax-deductible portion: $4,250 Tax-deductible portion: $9,250 Tax-deductible portion: $24,250
Additional benefits and group rates are available. Call (323) 935-2211 for details.

* Prices are subject to change.

** The renewal rates are available only to members who renew within 90 days of their expiration. After that, the standard rates will apply.

*** Letters of recommendation should come from professionals in the film, television, new media industries, or media-related academia; who have at least four years beyond entry level experience in the business; and whom you have worked with or for. Note that a current or former WIF member can be one of your references. Please submit all required application materials at once.