Cost of Membership


Members are part of our exclusive searchable database, utilized by producers and production companies. They are eligible to participate in our popular monthly Works in Progress Program, can apply for our other Career Advancement programs,  and are eligible to receive discounts and waivers on film festival submissions. Members receive free or discounted admission to AWD events, including our partnership workshops, panels, and mixers (NOTE: some events have limited seating). They have access to online resources, and discounts on industry goods and services. 

Above all, with AWD, you have a built-in network of supportive creatives and like-minded professionals.

Qualify for Membership

To qualify for Membership you must be 21 years of age and have directed a feature film, TV episode, TV movie, documentary, commercial, web series or short film that was selected to be aired publicly by an established film festival or distribution company. *Note: All work is subject to review. PLEASE add and to your contact list so your response does not go into your spam folder.

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