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 Award, IDA Conversation Series, and more!
ORDERIndividual $85 + BENEFITS
ORDERAssociate $55 + BENEFITS
All individual membership benefits, minus all discounts to IDA events, educational seminars and programs
ORDERStudent $35 + BENEFITS
All individual membership benefits, minus support for O and P visas. A current student ID is required.
Join the IDA Champion Circle
Our Champion Circle provides critical support for IDA programs, allowing us to offer affordable training and professional development for documentary makers. In recognition of your generosity, you may be recognized and thanked with special opportunities and perks.
ORDERCollaborator $250 + PERKS
ORDERFriend $500 + PERKS
ORDERAlly $1,000 + PERKS
ORDERSupporter $2,500 + PERKS
ORDERTrustee $5,000 + PERKS
ORDERAdvocate $10,000 + PERKS
ORDERChampion $25,000 + PERKS