Whether you’re a filmmaker, work in the industry, or just love documentaries, the IDA has a membership that fits your needs, interests and budget. And you can feel good knowing that your annual dues help us build and serve the needs of a thriving documentary culture.
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Be a part the IDA Family! As a filmmaker or industry professional you’ll get useful benefits including: discounts on our hands-on workshops, networking opportunities, eligibility for fiscal sponsorship, unlimited access to Doc U Online, and much more.
As a documentary film enthusiast, you’ll enjoy perks like our quarterly Documentary magazine and discounted admission to IDA events, including DocuDay, the IDA Documentary Awards and Doc U "Conversations with Filmmakers" programs.
ORDERIndividual $85 + BENEFITS
ORDERAssociate $55 + BENEFITS
All individual membership benefits, minus discounts to IDA special events and educational opportunities
ORDERStudent $35 + BENEFITS
Same as Individual Membership. Current student ID is required.
Join the IDA Champion Circle
The generosity of our Champion's Circle provides critical support for IDA programs, allowing us to offer affordable training and professional development for documentarians. Champions receive all the benefits of IDA membership, plus invitations to exclusive events. Get the perks you want, while giving filmmakers the resources they need.
ORDERCollaborator $250 + BENEFITS
ORDERFriend $500 + BENEFITS
ORDERAlly $1,500 + BENEFITS
ORDERSupporter $2,500 + BENEFITS
ORDERTrustee$5,000 + BENEFITS
ORDERAdvocate $10,000 + BENEFITS
ORDERGuardian $15,000 + BENEFITS
ORDERChampion $25,000 + BENEFITS