Membership

Cultivate Your Career

For 40 years, 30,000 members have worked with IFP to make valuable industry contacts, find collaborators and advance their projects.

JOIN — IFP MEMBERSHIP RENEW — IFP MEMBERSHIP

$100 / year

  • Member discounted prices to classes, conferences and workshops
  • Submit your project for consideration to any of our programs
  • Invites to free film screenings and all events
  • Access to online resources
  • Print and digital subscriptions to Filmmaker Magazine
Renew Join

$40 / year

  • Member discounted prices to classes, conferences and workshops
  • Submit your project for consideration to any of our programs
  • Access to online resources
  • Digital subscriptions to Filmmaker Magazine
Renew Join

Online Resources include subscription to Filmmaker Magazine Digital and the 50 past issues, Industry Directory of companies seeking content in the independent film space, and podcasts of past events.

See below for all the ways to be involved with IFP.

community & networking

Getting your career or your project off the ground means
discovering the right collaborators.

By finding like-minded creators, connecting at events to receive guidance and feedback and access to hundreds of
industry members, IFP helps make your project happen.

Our membership extends across hundreds of board rooms and 8,000 projects that have gone on to win countless awards in film & TV


Make lifelong
contacts

Build your
creative team

Access Industry
members

Give support &
Get support back

valuable info

Knowing how the business really works is indispensable for a filmmaker.
Good information is hard to find.

Educational Classes >> Affordable classes on a variety of topics from hand-picked instructors.

Nightly Member Pricing 

Master Classes >> In-depth behind the scenes explorations with plenty of give and take from highly successful creatives.

Quarterly Member Pricing 

Screen Forward Conference >> 35 Conversations with today's most innovative storytellers all in one week.


Annual Member Pricing 

 

Also included with membership

Industry Directory Database Archived Podcasts Filmmaker Magazine Subscription

industry access & advice

Launch narrative, documentary, pilot, or serialized content with the advice & expertise of accomplished industry leaders.

Meet the Decision Makers >> Small group meetings and face time with company reps from indie entertainment.

Quarterly Member Pricing 

Meet the Experts >> One-on-One face time on specific topics with experts in the field.


Monthly Free 

Direct Access >> Advice & time-saving info to help get your project off the ground. Small, intimate workshops.

Quarterly Member Pricing 

Industry Talks >> Panel discussions on key topics of vital importance to filmmakers.

Year Round Free 

free screenings

100 annual screenings - many with cast & crew Q&A.
Includes 10 Gotham Award films and your vote for the winners!


IFP programs for members

Consistently acclaimed and always ahead of the curve, our programs for members have successfully advanced projects and their creators for over 40 years.

Project Forum >> Meetings connecting industry with narrative & doc projects in development or post.

Annual Competitive app; Free 

Narrative Labs >> Support and industry exposure to help complete, market and distribute first-time filmmaker features.

Annual Competitive app; Free 

Documentary Labs >> Support & industry exposure to help complete, market and distribute first-time doc filmmaker features.

Annual Competitive app; Free 

Fiscal Sponsorship >> offer donors to your project a charitable deduction for income tax purposes.

Annual Competitive app; Free 

Screen Forward Labs >> Industry exposure for narrative, serialized projects for film, tv or apps.

Annual Competitive app; Free 

Production Pro >> Professional and deeply discounted services and advice for filmmakers entering production.

Annual Price Varies