Become a WIF Member

When you become a WIF member, you're joining a movement of women creating an entertainment industry free of bias.


You Believe in Our Mission

Membership fees support WIF’s mission to build the pipeline, sustain careers, and advocate for change in the screen industries through programs, events, and campaigns. You value the opportunities to both learn from the organization’s core values and inspire its goals.

You Believe in Community Power

WIF Membership is a living network of culture changers who are eager to connect and build progress together. You value making relationships with like-minded people in your industry. Membership offers discounts to products and platforms, invitations to in-person member and partner events, and access to a virtual networking community.


All membership levels receive the following benefits:

  • Access to a community of creative, collaborative, and accomplished women, nonbinary, and trans people through LinkedIn, HusslUp, CREWVIE and CALLO 
  • Free admission to WIF panel discussions, and screenings
  • Invitations to guild and studio screenings
  • Professional development programming such as networking events and skill-building workshops
  • Opportunity to submit work to screen during WIF’s annual Shorts Night
  • 20% discount on application fees for career programs
  • Bi-monthly member newsletter featuring resources and job postings
  • Annual membership merchandise gift
  • Exclusive member discounts for products, services, and publications such as:
    • IMDbPro,, and more to come

For questions about membership and benefits, please email


For full time undergraduate and graduate students working toward a degree in media arts:

  • Requires proof of enrollment

ALLY | $65

For supporters committed to advancing equity and opportunity across the screen industries and standing with WIF as we pursue our core mission to achieve parity and change culture.


For the next generation of leaders that are new to the entertainment industry and committed to changing it from the inside.

Membership benefits include all of the above, plus the following:

  • 2 waived application fees, redeemable for the following:
    • WIF | The Black List: Episodic Lab
    • WIF Fellowships


For executives and creatives looking for community, networking, and resources to advance their projects and careers within the industry.

As a Storyteller, your donation entitles you to all the benefits of Creative membership, plus the following:

  • All application fees waived for the following:
    • WIF | The Black List: Episodic Lab
    • WIF Fellowships
  • Discounted tickets to the annual WIF Honors

Formerly known as CAREER member.


For established professionals dedicated to the WIF community and to giving back to women early in their careers.

As a Champion, your donation entitles you to all the benefits of Storyteller membership, plus the following:

  • Invitations to attend exclusive Champion events
  • WIF Honors ticket half-price for a guest
  • Buy-one-get-one Creative and Storyteller memberships; purchase as gifts for women colleagues looking to advance their careers!

Formerly known as EXECUTIVE member.

PATRON | $1500

For industry leaders who are taking their support to the next level.

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 WIF’s advocacy and educational initiatives work to create lasting change in the entertainment industry.

Tax deductible value: $750

As a Patron, your donation entitles you to all the benefits of Champion membership, plus the following:

  • Invitations to events for leaders in the industry
  • Buy-one-get-one WIF Honors tickets

As a Patron, we ask that you commit to paying it forward by offering a shadowing or mentoring experience for a fellow member.

Formerly known as ADVOCATE member.

Prices, categories, and benefits are subject to change.

Memberships are not refundable or transferable.

* You must meet the application requirements and be a current member at the time of application in order to apply the lab application fee waiver benefit.