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Membership

IFP is the oldest and largest non-profit organization dedicated to connecting independent filmmakers and storytellers. Whether you’re emerging or established, a talented filmmaker or a dedicated film-lover, IFP membership provides access to information, programs, and opportunities designed to help you build your career and champion independent film.

When you sign-up or renew your one-year membership, you’ll receive:

- Invites to 100+ exclusive screenings, panels, and parties ($1500 value!)

- New! Exclusive voting privileges and access to screening series for IFP’s Gotham Audience Award  and the Film Independent Spirit Awards

- New! Discounted tickets to IFP’s Screen Forward series, which showcases under the radar films with a week long theatrical run in NYC

- 1-year subscription to Filmmaker Magazine (4 issues)

IFP also offers a number of signature, application-based programs for filmmakers. These include the Project Forum’s Emerging Storytellers, Spotlight on Documentaries, No Borders International Co-Production Market, and the Independent Filmmaker Labs. IFP membership is required in order to submit your application to these programs. Individual Level membership is also required to have a project fiscally sponsored by IFP. More information on fiscal sponsorship can be found here. Please contact Erik Luers, Membership Programming and Social Media Coordinator at eluers@ifp.org with any questions.

$100 – Individual

- New! Voting privileges for IFP’s Gotham Audience Award. The Gotham Awards is the first honors of the film award season.

- New! Invitations to 15+ private screenings of IFP’s Gotham Audience Award nominated films.

- Access and exclusive voting privileges to 30+ FREE NYC Film Independent Spirit Award nomination screenings (+ screener DVDs on availability.)

- New! Discounted tickets to Screen Forward series which showcases under the radar films with a week long theatrical run in NYC

- Invites to our always sold-out Screen Savers screening series, where we host 20+ special preview screening of our festival favorites, IFP alumni, and high-profile new releases.

- Invites to monthly Unite/Create events where IFP partners with creative media and arts organizations to drink, mingle, and network.

- Invites to monthly Independence Expanded panels at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP. These workshops, case studies, and one-on-one debates spotlight new innovations and challenges facing storytellers today.

- 1-year print subscription to FILMMAKER Magazine and access to a decade of online archives

Additional Benefits:

- Eligibility for IFP fiscal sponsorship

- Inclusion in IFP’s newsletter (25,000+ subscribers) for announcements of your film’s theatrical release or broadcast premiere.

- 20% Discount for Independent Film Week Conference passes.

- 25% off all Indiegogo crowdfunding campaigns.

- Discounts to production insurance, equipment, trade publications, and more

$50 – Alumni

This level has the same benefits as Individual, but at a special discounted rate reserved for alumni of IFP’s signature programs (IFP Labs and Project Forum). Please contact Erik Luers, Membership Programming and Social Media Coordinator at eluers@ifp.org for alumni code.

$35 – Digital

- Digital subscription to FILMMAKER Magazine and access to a decade of online archives
* This is the minimum level of membership require to apply to IFP’s application-based programs 

$500 – Associate Producer

- All benefits of the above Individual Membership, plus…
- Two passes to the Independent Filmmaker Conference
- Two tickets to FILMMAKER Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film Party and IFP’s Best Film Not Yet Playing in a Theater Near You Reception at MoMA

$2500 – Executive Producer

- All of the benefits of the above Associate Producer Membership, plus…
- Two free tickets to the Gotham Independent Film Awards (otherwise $1000 per ticket).

$3000 – Corporate

- All of the benefits of the above Producer Membership, plus…
- Membership for 4 individuals
- Corporate Listing in IFP Newsletter (25,000+ subscribers)

To learn more about becoming a member at the Executive Producer or Corporate Membership levels, please contact Steven Pfeiffer, Development Manager, at sponsorship@ifp.org

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