Become a Member

By becoming a member, you are investing in Women In Film’s core mission: to advocate for and advance the careers of women working in the screen industries—to achieve parity and transform culture.

Membership in Women In Film gives you the opportunity to join people who represent many decades of experience, participate in our many programs, and mentor other members. We are a community of industry professional who are part of a movement making change in entertainment and for our world.

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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 sixteen grants in 2017 totaling $147,000. Three of those films premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and two premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival.

TEACH. Our newly revamped Production Program will see six teams of filmmakers create short form narrative projects throughout 2018 & 2019. Each filmmaker is teamed up with a working Mentor who will hone their creative skills and elevate their level of production expertise.

INFORM. Our monthly Speaker Series continues to grow with a variety of impressive offerings, such as the recent How We Engage: Hollywood Power and Politics, Navigating Film Festivals, How Digital Short Form Content is Changing the Media Landscape, and Perfect Pitch.

Join now and be a part of something big.

Scroll down to learn more about different membership benefits.

PROGRAMS

♦ Film Finishing Fund

♦  Financing Intensive

♦  Screening Series

♦  Speaker Series

♦  Writing Programs and Labs

♦  Professional Workshops

♦  Mentoring

♦  Networking Events

♦  Pitching Opportunities

♦  Crystal + Lucy Awards®

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS: ALL LEVELS***

All membership levels receive the following benefits:

  • ­Free admission to WIF speakers series, panel discussions, and screenings.
  • ­Professional programming 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 a $250 discount per ticket to the Crystal + Lucy Awards® (for Career members and above)
  • ­Exclusive access to the jobs newsletter
  • ­Weekly member newsletter.
  • Exclusive member discounts for products, services, and publications
  • Listing on the on­line membership directory.
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**
Partial 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**
• Not tax deductible


EXECUTIVE MEMBER / $500*
Industry leaders in film, television, or digital media with advanced experience as industry professionals. {Applications subject to review by Executive Committee and are NOT Tax Deductible}

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

♦ Become a mentor and help young women realize their dream of working in the industry


ADVOCATE MEMBER / $1,500*
Industry leaders who are taking their support to the next level
 {Acceptance based on Board review. Tax-deductible portion: $750}

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— Your support will ensure that Women In Film’s advocacy and educational initiatives work to create lasting change in the entertainment industry.

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


* Prices are subject to change.

** Letters of recommendation must come from professionals in the film, television, new media industries, or media-related academia who have at least four (4) years beyond entry level experience in the business, and whom you have worked for or with (can be female or male). Please submit all required application materials at once.

***Student and Associate members do not have access to discounted tickets to Crystal + Lucy Awards®; Student members are not eligible to apply for the mentoring program or certain lab programs.

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Or Join as a Major Supporter

Please join at one of these levels:
BENEFACTOR’S CIRCLE / $5,000+
• Includes Advocate level Membership with invitations & discounts to all WIF events & series
• Listing on WIF website & in Annual Report (optional)
• Invitation to Annual WIF Supporter’s luncheon

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LEGEND’S CIRCLE / $10,000+
Includes everything at the Benefactor’s Level and:
• Annual meetings with Executive Director
• 2 tickets to the Crystal + Lucy Awards
• 2 invitations to the Oscar Nominees Party

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VISIONARY’S CIRCLE /  $25,000+
Includes everything at the Benefactor’s Level and:
• Annual meeting with the Executive Director & Board President
• 4 tickets to the Crystal + Lucy Awards
• 4 invitations to the Oscar Nominees Party

Click Here to join the Visionary’s Circle


PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE /  $50,000+
Includes everything at the Benefactor’s Level and:
• Annual meeting with the Executive Director & Board President
• Opportunity to direct funds toward specific WIF Program underwriting
• 2 tickets at President’s table @ Crystal + Lucy Awards
• 4 general tickets to the Crystal + Lucy Awards
• 4 invitations to the Oscar Nominees Party
• Acknowledgement as a supporter on ReFrame materials

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