Women in Film & Video DC 〉 Membership 〉 Membership Benefits
Face the challenge. Being a member of WIFV gives you a voice. As an advocate for gender parity in front of and behind the camera in screen-based media, you can weigh in on issues facing our industry and make a difference.
Discover new opportunities. With your WIFV membership, you will receive free or reduced admission to nearly 200 events each year, including educational panels, discussions, workshops, seminars, screenings and special events. WIFV Roundtable Groups allow members to connect in a more meaningful way with each other around special interests, location, or member type, and each has a topic-specific listserv. The member-only listserv posts job openings, grant and festival deadlines, and lots of technical advice. It puts 900+ colleagues in your back office!
Join a community of 900+ media professionals. As a member, you can easily network with more than 900 professionals from the film, television, video and related screen-based media industries. WIFV members are automatically affiliated with Women in Film and Television International (WIFTI) and Women in Film and Television US (WIFT-US). Benefits include three-month visiting memberships, reduced price registration at WIFTI and WIFT-US programming, a national crew list, and dual memberships with some sister organizations. Forge new relationships with the people who can make a difference in your career. WIFV members can choose to be listed in the online WIFV member directory which is searchable by job categories and name.
Enjoy WIFV benefits. WIFV offers a wide range of member discounts and movie passes to special screenings and premieres in town. Your membership also gives you reduced admission to a wide range of educational programs, workshops, and access to scholarship opportunities. All members receive the WIFV e-newsletter, WIFV listserv, and announcements and discounts from The Actors’ Center, Arlo Hotels, Barbizon Lighting Company, DC Camera, Front Row Insurance, Future Media Concepts, IMDbPro, KitSplit, kweli.tv, OAS Federal Credit Union, Triode Media, Working Advantage, and more. This is the best way to stay on top of what is happening in our organization and industry. To access a full list of member benefits and their discount codes, click here! Just make sure you remember your WIFV username and password.
Join a Committee. WIFV has six regular committees and several subcommittees you can join to help with our strategic planning and program delivery.
Communications – Educates the public about WIFV through media relations, publicity, and promotion of WIFV events. Also produces a weekly podcast, Media & Monuments, which is a resource for screen-based media makers.
Development & Fundraising – Ensures the viability of WIFV with fundraising efforts and events.
Membership & Engagement – Participates in recruiting, retaining, and engaging WIFV members.
Women of Vision Awards – Helps plan celebrations of women’saccomplishments in media.
Mentorship – Provides one-on-one mentoring opportunities for WIFV members seeking professional development coaching and support.
Programming – Takes part in planning and promoting WIFV’s educational events, workshops, seminars, and executive programs.
Reach out to the community. The Kids World Film Festival visits fifth-grade classrooms to provide media literacy training and then empowers the students to be critical thinkers at an international shorts film festival.
Apply to become a WIFV member now!
- Download the application and mail it in with your payment or scan it to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will call you for credit card payment.
- Sign up online.
- Call the WIFV Office (202.429.9438) to have an application sent to you.
- Attend an event and fill out an application onsite and we’ll waive the processing fee, plus you’ll receive the discounted member price for the event.