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  • One year free admission to monthly events, including: member socials, annual celebrations, industry panels, and educational workshops.
  • Listing in BAWIFM's online 'Talent Directory'
  • Opportunity to appear in the "Member Highlights" Section of the BAWIFM Newsletter
  • Invitations to members-only workshops and special events
  • Free submission to ANNUAL SHORTS SHOWCASE exhibition
  • Discounts/special offers from participating vendors including:

Adolph Gasser Photography , 15% off daily/weekly rentals

Berke Sound , 20% off of rate card

Chater Camera (Arri Alexa, RED, Canon,) discounts*

Digital Moon Productions (RED Camera,) 20% off rentals

DTC LIghting and Grip , 10% off rentals

JCX Expendables , 10% discount

Point.360 , full-service production house, 15% off rate card , 10% off Dog & Pony Shows, Free 2nd year

Reel Directory , FREE lifetime membership listing (a $50 value)

and a FREE copy of the Reel Directory ($30 value) **

VideoFax , 10% off all rentals

*contact vendor for discounts

**members email for discount code

  • Legal Services - $30 for initial 30-minute attorney consultation; special BAWIFM hourly rate for services thereafter.
  • Opportunity to apply for and receive special grant awards through the WIF/GM Alliance
  • Letter of Support - Are you trying to get funding for your film? Are you trying to gain credibility to gain access to your subjects? As a member of BAWIFM, you may submit a 1-2 page proposal for your project to the BAWIFM Board of Directors for a letter of support to include in your materials. See the BAWIFM website for more information about this benefit.
  • Discounts to various workshops, conferences events and co-presentations throughout the year. A recent example: Members received a 15% discount to attend The Documentary Filmmaking Workshop taught by author & filmmaker Andrew Zinnes.

    New membership benefits and services are being added constantly, so check back regularly for an updated list!


$75 per year for General Members
$50 per year for Student Members

Organizational Partner Memberships also available: please email for more information.

Both Membership Levels include all BAWIFM Membership Benefits including no charge admission to monthly meetings and events - a $120+ value for General Members; $96+ value for Student Members).


Apply online with our Membership Application

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