Membership

AACTA General

Love the Australian screen entertainment industry? Open to everyone, AACTA General membership offers a complete passport to the very best in Australian screen, connecting you to the very heart and soul of our screen industry.

What do you get?
  • Access to exclusive online content
  • Premiere screenings
  • Q&A discussions
  • Rewards, discounts & offers
  • Masterclasses
  • AACTA Awards & Events ticket savings
  • AACTA TV
  • Partial voting rights

Looking for AACTA Professional Membership instead ?

AACTA General membership is open to everyone providing you with a unique opportunity to connect with the Australian screen entertainment industry.

With membership benefits including access to exclusive online content, discounts from brands such as The Iconic, GoPro and Samsonite, savings across AACTA Awards and AACTA initiatives entry, access 40+ premiere screenings each year and AACTA Awards voting privileges, it’s never been a better time to become a member of Australia's thriving screen entertainment industry. 

  • 1 Year Membership $80.00 Full
  • 1 Year Membership $70.00 Concession
  • 2 Years Membership $140.00 Full
  • 2 Years Membership $135.00 Concession

Premiere Screenings with Q&As

Members receive exclusive opportunities to see the latest Australian television and feature film productions before their cinema and on-air releases at year-round member screenings available both in cinema and online. These screenings, which are complimentary to members, provide a unique insight into the productions, with key cast and crew including directors, producers, actors, writers and cinematographers participating in panel discussions held following the screenings.

These events and filmed discussion panels often serve as previews for the productions, complete with media, network executives and many cast and crew attending. They also give you the opportunity to view the very best in Australian new releases before the general public and in a private setting, accompanied by fellow screen enthusiasts and practitioners.

AACTA Rewards

In addition to receiving complimentary, exclusive access to year-round screenings and events AACTA General members also receive exclusive access to discounts and offers via our valued partners.

If you are a current member, click here to access your AACTA Rewards.

Masterclasses

AACTA's Masterclass Series (complimentary to AACTA General members) bring together some of the world's greatest industry professionals to share their experience and expertise with our members. These Masterclasses provide you with the unique opportunity to hear from, question and be inspired by distinguished Australian filmmakers - many of whom have been awarded at home and abroad.

Some of Australia's leading filmmakers have joined us for past masterclasses, including: Oscar®, BAFTA and AACTA Award-winning cinematographer John Seale; Oscar® nominated and multi-BAFTA and AACTA Award-winning composer David Hirschfelder; Longford Lyell Award recipient and BAFTA nominated writer Andrew Knight; multi-AFI Award winning directors Jocelyn Moorhouse and Gillian Armstrong; and one of the world's leading creative digital studios Animal Logic.

AACTA Awards & Events ticket savings

AACTA General members enjoy a 10% discount* on tickets for the annual AACTA Awards Industry Luncheon and Ceremony & Official After Party. With savings up to $85, the membership practically pays for itself!

*Discount does not apply to ticket purchases via Ticketek or Travel Agencies.

AACTA TV

AACTA General members receive exclusive and complimentary access to AACTA's online streaming platform, AACTA TV - available anytime, anywhere and on any device.

AACTA TV gives you access to exclusive content, including filmed masterclasses and events with cast and crew of Australian television and film at our year-round member events. AACTA TV also hosts the nominated television productions, short films, feature length documentaries and the majority of feature films competing for AACTA Award nominations.

Watch AACTA TV

Award Voting Rights

AACTA General members receive the privileged right to vote in the Best Short Fiction Film and Best Short Animation categories, determining who will be honoured with Australia's highest screen accolade - an AACTA Award.

With 75% of AACTA Award winners receiving new opportunities and a third receiving new funding following their win, your vote makes a difference!

Member Testimonials

AFI membership offers generous benefits, supports the Australian screen industry and has opened my eyes to the depth and vibrancy of the industry. It has changed the way I view Australian films and is worthy of so much more support.

Discounted cinema entry, inside information on Awards screenings plus privileged access to the inside of the industry - what more can a film lover want?

I feel like it is our duty as lovers of Australian film to spread the word to support this industry, knowing that there is so much incredible, raw talent here, with often not enough funds to support it. I know when this starts to gather some real steam, we as a country can really get behind the industry which will surely flourish and conquer!

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