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IFTA Membership


The Irish Film & Television Academy is comprised of Members in Ireland and internationally who are professionals working in the film and television industries.

Please see the Membership Benefits section for a comprehensive listing of all the discounts, concessions, events and screenings that you can enjoy on becoming an Irish Film & Television Academy Member.


For Members who are renewing their annual membership please email or call the IFTA Office on +353 1 905 3599

NEW MEMBERS - application forms and guidelines

Apply for Membership to the Irish Film & Television Academy
Before applying please read the IFTA Membership Chapter Guidelines to decide which chapter you would like to join.

Academy Membership Chapter Guidelines (PDF)

For further information on joining IFTA please email our membership desk at or call the IFTA Office on +353 1 905 3599


Through our International Membership programme, the Academy’s current Membership will be joined by International Members who work in the industry, who wish to be part of the Irish Academy and believe that they can contribute to the Academy’s mission of supporting and celebrating creativity in the Irish film and television industry as well as raising the profile of Irish creatives and production in the international arena.

IFTA London Membership Application - please email our membership desk for details at

ifta academy chapters

The Irish Film and Television Academy is divided into Chapters. Each Chapter is specific to individual Members' professions and qualifications.

There are 14 Chapters of disciplines.

Irish Film & Television Academy Chapters:

• Acting
• Animation
• Cinematography
• Costume
• Directing
• Editing
• Hair & Make Up
• Music
• Production Design
• Producer
• Sound
• Writing
• Film Executive*
• Television Executive*

 * Applicants should select the Film or Television Chapter only if their profession does not fall within the remit of another Chapter (ie broadcasters, production crew, distributors, festival directors, legal/finance, training, etc.)

IFTA Membership is valid for 12 months.

If you have any queries about Membership to the Irish Film & Television Academy please email