Become a Member

When you become a WIF member, you're joining a movement of women creating an entertainment industry free of bias.

WHY JOIN?

MEMBERSHIP SUPPORTS OUR WORK TO:

Build the Pipeline

WIF expands the pipeline of access for women+ from underrepresented communities, and people from underrepresented genders to the screen industries.

Sustain Careers 

WIF programs and initiatives invest in mid-careers, and established professionals’ sustainability in the industry.

Advocate for Change 

WIF builds industry and cultural awareness of gender inequity in Hollywood. We illuminate pathways to gender parity in hiring and safe work. We grow decision-makers’ investment in and institutional policies for equitable pay, opportunity, representation, and safety. We activate our community for advocacy campaigns.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
ALL LEVELS

All membership levels receive the following benefits:

  • Access to a community of creative, collaborative, and accomplished women, nonbinary, and trans people through LinkedIn, HusslUp, CREWVIE and CALLO 
  • Free admission to WIF panel discussions, and screenings
  • Invitations to guild and studio screenings
  • Professional development programming such as networking events and skill-building workshops
  • Opportunity to submit work to screen during WIF’s annual Shorts Night
  • 20% discount on application fees for career programs
  • Bi-monthly member newsletter featuring resources and job postings
  • Annual membership merchandise gift
  • Exclusive member discounts for products, services, and publications such as:
    • IMDbPro, Frame.io, and more to come

For questions about membership and benefits, please email development@wif.org.

STUDENT | ALWAYS FREE

For full time undergraduate and graduate students working toward a degree in media arts:

  • Requires proof of enrollment

ALLY | $65

For supporters committed to advancing equity and opportunity across the screen industries and standing with WIF as we pursue our core mission to achieve parity and change culture.

CREATIVE | $95

For the next generation of leaders that are new to the entertainment industry and committed to changing it from the inside.

Membership benefits include all of the above, plus the following:

  • 2 waived application fees, redeemable for the following:
    • WIF | The Black List: Episodic Lab
    • WIF Fellowships

STORYTELLER | $250

For executives and creatives looking for community, networking, and resources to advance their projects and careers within the industry.

As a Storyteller, your donation entitles you to all the benefits of Creative membership, plus the following:

  • All application fees waived for the following:
    • WIF | The Black List: Episodic Lab
    • WIF Fellowships
  • Discounted tickets to the annual WIF Honors

Formerly known as CAREER member.

CHAMPION | $500

For established professionals dedicated to the WIF community and to giving back to women early in their careers.

As a Champion, your donation entitles you to all the benefits of Storyteller membership, plus the following:

  • Invitations to attend exclusive Champion events
  • WIF Honors ticket half-price for a guest
  • Buy-one-get-one Creative and Storyteller memberships; purchase as gifts for women colleagues looking to advance their careers!

Formerly known as EXECUTIVE member.

PATRON | $1500

For industry leaders who are taking their support to the next level.

Membership at this level demonstrates that you believe deeply in the mission of our organization—to promote equal opportunities for women, encourage creative projects by women, and expand and enhance portrayals of women in all forms of global media. Your support will ensure that WIF’s advocacy and educational initiatives work to create lasting change in the entertainment industry.

Tax deductible value: $750

As a Patron, your donation entitles you to all the benefits of Champion membership, plus the following:

  • Invitations to events for leaders in the industry
  • Buy-one-get-one WIF Honors tickets

As a Patron, we ask that you commit to paying it forward by offering a shadowing or mentoring experience for a fellow member.

Formerly known as ADVOCATE member.

For your safety, as we weather the COVID-19 pandemic, we have had to modify or cancel some member benefits including in-person events.

Prices, categories, and benefits are subject to change.

Memberships are not refundable or transferable.

* You must meet the application requirements and be a current member at the time of application in order to apply the lab application fee waiver benefit.

JOIN AS A MAJOR SUPPORTER

BENEFACTOR'S CIRCLE | $5,000+

Includes Patron level membership with invitations and discounts to all WIF events and series, and:

  • Listing on WIF website and in Annual Report (optional)
  • Invitation to annual WIF Supporters Luncheon

LEGEND'S CIRCLE | $10,000+

Includes everything at the Benefactor’s Circle level and:

  • Annual meetings with Executive Director
  • 2 tickets to the WIF Annual Gala
  • 2 invitations to the WIF Oscar celebration

VISIONARY'S CIRCLE | $25,000+

Includes everything at the Benefactor’s Circle level and:

  • Opportunity to earmark support for a specific WIF program/initiative
  • Annual meeting with the Executive Director and Board President
  • 4 tickets to the WIF Annual Gala
  • 4 invitations to the WIF Oscar celebration

PRESIDENT'S CIRCLE | $50,000+

Includes everything at the Benefactor’s Circle level and:

  • Annual meeting with the Executive Director and Board President
  • Opportunity to direct funds toward specific WIF program underwriting
  • 2 tickets at President’s table at the WIF Annual Gala
  • 4 general tickets to the WIF Annual Gala
  • 4 invitations to the WIF Oscar celebration