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    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, the European Film Academy embraces 4,100 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 European Film Academy, please find the membership criteria below and complete the Membership application form. The annual Membership fee amounts to EUR 225 / Young Membership fee EUR 100.

    Should you have any questions concerning membership, please contact the Academy Team for more information.

    Membership Criteria (36+)

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

    Young Membership Criteria (36 or less)

    • Applicants must be under 36 years of age and have received opening credits for their work on at least one feature-length (70+ minutes) cinema production (fiction, documentary or animation) and this film must have had an official screening in a regular, international section of a competitive FIAPF-accredited European film festival or been nominated by a national film academy
    • All applications have to be supported by one member of the European Film Academy in writing
    • The EFA Board will decide on an individual basis on all non-creative and/or institutional applications.

    Apply for membership

    Please complete the application form for Membership  or Young Membership  and send it to

    European Film Academy
    Kurfurstendamm 225
    10719 Berlin
    GERMANY

    Contact

    contact@europeanfilmacademy.org
    +49 30 887 167 0