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 membership dues help us build and serve the needs of a thriving documentary culture.
Join the IDA Family! As a filmmaker and 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, much more.
As a documentary film enthusiast, you’ll enjoy benefits that are granted for all members, like a subscription to Documentary magazine and discounts to IDA events such as DocuDay, the IDA Awards and Doc U "Conversations with Filmmakers" program.
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
Your membership dues will provide critical support for IDA programs, allowing us to offer affordable training and professional development for documentarians. Champions also receive a subscription to Documentary magazine, and invitations to exclusive events. Get the benefits 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