If you have at least four years of professional experience above entry level in film, television or digital media, you can apply online.
Several membership levels provide an array of benefits and added value. Check our Membership Levels to choose the best one for you and for cost of each level.
Regular membership can be paid $14.58 per month or $175 annually. Considering the free screenings and events, membership literally pays for itself. Gold membership is $75 more per year or $20.83 per month and all programs are free except for our two major yearly events.
To apply offline, download the application (on the right) and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Don't forget to attach your resume, we can't process your application without it. You can also call 212-679-0870, ext. 23 if you have questions. If you prefer to print and fill out the application the old fashioned way, please Fax your completed application to 212-679-0899 or mail it to 6 East 39th Street, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10016.
Next Wave Group
If you are short of four years of professional experience beyond entry level you can join our Next Wave Group. Please send your resume with relevant experience and dates to email@example.com and if you are eligible we will send you the application.
If you have just graduated university, are interning in film or TV or you are unlikely to be eligible. If you are are not currently eligible for membership, we highly recommend becoming involved by attending our non-member programs and events, joining our intern mentor program, or volunteering. To volunteer contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dual Membership With Sister WIF Chapters
Dual membership in NYWIFT is open to anyone who is a paid up member of any WIF chapter, and the dues to NYWIFT are $75. Download the Dual Membership application form from the 'Download Area' above.
Why Join NYWIFT?
Because we're a group of talented, independent women that is over 2,000 members strong. We would love to count you, your colleagues and your friends among our members.
NYWIFT membership creates important business and networking opportunities—where you can enhance your career, build up your skills, make a difference, expand your sphere of influence, preserve your cultural legacy, save money, keep informed and stay in the job market. At under $15 a month, given the free screenings and events, membership literally pays for itself.
More Benefits, More Value
- Access to health insurance: Oxford, Atlantis and Freelancers Union
- Movie tickets: 50 free screenings of first-run feature films each year
- Discounted subscriptions to numerous industry publications
- Complimentary career coaching session
- Discounted Broadway theater tickets
- Discounted health, fitness and beauty services
- Discounted travel
- Discounted identity theft protection
- Professional listing in the NYWIFT online roster
- Discounted Zipcar rental car membership
- and more...
If you have any questions contact the Membership Coordinator, at email@example.com.
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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.