Filmmaker Pro Membership


Become a Filmmaker Pro Member today.

The Filmmaker Pro Membership includes all general membership benefits plus a tailored collection of benefits perfect for filmmakers in any phase of production.

✔ Free Casting Services

Only Filmmaker Pro members receive (2) free Full Day or (4) free Half Day Sessions of casting at the Film Independent offices. Casting is available Monday-Friday, 10:45am-6:30pm. Service includes: Check-in desk, seating for actors, wi-fi and Project signage. Parking not included.

✔ Free Production Meeting Space Rental

Ideal for script reads and production meetings, this ample sized room seats up to 50 guests. Only Filmmaker Pro members receive (2) free 2-hour Production Office rentals. Available Monday-Friday, 10:45am-6:30pm. Service includes: tables, chairs, wi-fi and Project signage. Parking not included. Blackout dates: April 11–June 27, 2016

✔ Waived Los Angeles Film Festival Submission Fee

Film Independent produces the world class Los Angeles Film Festival, which accepts feature flms, short films and music videos. Filmmaker Pro members are eligible for (1) waived submission fee per year.

✔ Film Project Consultation

Filmmaker Pro Members have the distinct opportunity to participate in a face-to-face session with Film Independent’s Producer in Residence. The Producer in Residence can offer free consultation on topics ranging from fundraising and grant opportunities to distribution and Film Independent’s Artist Development* program.

* The Producer in Residence manages the Artist Development program at Film Independent. Flexibility in scheduling face-to-face sessions is appreciated.

✔ Waived Artist Development Program Submission Fee

Film Independent’s Artist Development Programs consist of: Directing Lab, Documentary Lab, Fast Track, Producing Lab, Project Involve, and Screenwriting Lab. If you’re ready to participate, as a Filmmaker Pro member you’ll receive waived submission fees to (1) of these programs every year.

✔ Priority Notification and Extended Early Bird Rates

Filmmaker Pro members enjoy priority notice and registration for select Film Independent filmmaker panels, discussions and events. Filmmaker Pro members are also entitled to extended Early Bird rates on the Film Independent Forum and Directors Close-Up throughout the full on-sale period. (While supplies last.)

✔ Film Independent Celebrations

Film Independent hosts periodic surprise mixers and gatherings with highly exclusive guest lists – and Filmmaker Pro members are always invited.