Top 10 Reasons to Join
Here's how you can benefit from a NYWIFT membership—join today!
1. Make a difference
Joining NYWIFT makes you an advocate for equity for women working in film, television and digital media. As a member, you can join one of more than a dozen NYWIFT committees.
2. Stay in the job market
Members can access the job board, which includes postings from all sectors of the industry.
3. Hone your skills
You'll get free or reduced admission to over 50 industry events, including panels, workshops, seminars and screenings.
4. Expand your sphere of influence
Your professional information will be listed in NYWIFT's online membership directory, available to all members and major industry companies.
5. Save money
Receive discounts on products, services, theater tickets, and trade publications, and get major discounts on tickets to NYWIFT special events: Muse Awards and Designing Women.
6. Mentor the next generation
Membership dues support the Scholarship Fund and Fund for Women Filmmakers. The intern/mentor program gives you an opportunity to work one-on-one with the next generation of women in the industry.
7. Keep informed
Receive the monthly e-newsletter and access to members-only areas of the NYWIFT site.
8. Preserve your cultural legacy
The Women's Film Preservation Fund is the only program in the world aimed at rescuing and restoring films by women.
9. Enhance your career
Become part of a supportive professional network of over 2,000 media professionals and receive endless opportunities to meet people who can make a difference in your career.
10. Worry less
NYWIFT offers its members great discounts on health insurance, auto insurance, financial planning and much more.
NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.