Full-time Student Membership



  • Complimentary subscription to our quarterly print publication, Documentary magazine
  • Access to Doc U Online
  • Access to and listing in our on-line Member Directory
  • Discounts to IDA events, such as DocuDay and the IDA Documentary Awards
  • Discounts to education programs, including Doc U workshops and seminars
  • Access to 501(c)(3) nonprofit status, through IDA Fiscal Sponsorship
  • Eligibility to vote for Best Documentary Feature and Best Documentary Short in the IDA Documentary Awards

To qualify for a student membership

  • You must be a full time student.
  • You must submit a photo or scan of your current student ID or Proof of Enrollment to membership@documentary.org each year
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