How to join

Voting members of the European Film Academy are European film professionals whose work is recognised in Europe, who declare their willingness to actively support the aims of the Academy and to participate in the Academy’s training and promotional activities.

At present, EFA embraces more than 3,500 European film professionals - actors, actresses, casting directors, cinematographers, composers, costume designers, film critics and journalists, directors, distributors, editors, exhibitors, festival directors, hair & make-up artists, international sales agents, producers, production designers, screenwriters, sound designers, talent agents, and visual effects supervisors.

If you wish to join the EFA, please find the membership criteria below and complete the EFA Membership application form. The annual EFA Membership fee amounts to 225 EUR.

Should you have any questions concerning EFA Membership or if you are under 36 years old, please contact the EFA Secretariat for more information.

Membership Criteria - How to Apply:

  • Applicants must have worked on at least three feature-length (70+ minutes) cinema productions (fiction, documentary or animation) and must have received opening credits for their work on these films.
  • All applications have to be supported by two EFA Members in writing.
  • Please write us if you are under 36 years old.
  • EFA Nominees and winners are automatically invited to join the European Film Academy.
  • Please write us if you are a nominee or winner of European national film awards and wish to join.
  • The EFA Board will decide on an individual basis on all non-creative and/or institutional applications.

Application Form

Please complete the EFA Membership application form and send it to:

Kurfürstendamm 225
10719 Berlin
tel +49 - 30 - 887 167 - 0
fax +49 - 30 - 887 167 - 77

E-Mail: efa[at]