Find out what members of IFTA enjoy.
Please see the Membership Benefits section for a comprehensive listing of all the events, screenings, discounts and concessions, that you can enjoy on becoming an Irish Film & Television Academy Member.
HOW TO JOIN
The Irish Film & Television Academy is comprised of Members in Ireland and internationally who are professionals working in the film and television industries.
- To become a Full Member of the Irish Academy you must have a minimum of four years professional experience and demonstrate that you are working at an appropriate level as defined by each individual chapter, and/or have made a significant contribution to the industry.
- Those who do not, at this time, meet the minimum eligibility criteria may apply to become Associate Members with a view to becoming full Members in the future. Associate Membership carries all of the benefits of full Membership without Voting Rights for the annual Awards or access to screenings during voting season.
- All Honorary Award winners automatically become Honorary Lifetime Members of the Academy.
NEW MEMBERS - application forms and guidelines
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 Membership@ifta.ie or call the IFTA Office on +353 1 905 3599
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:
- Hair & Make-Up
- Production Design
- 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.
For Members who are renewing their annual membership please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the IFTA Office on +353 1 905 3599
View our submission Rules and Guidelines HERE
View the Voting Procedure for the Film Awards HERE
IFTA LONDON & INTERNATIONAL Membership PROGRAMME
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.
If you have any queries about Membership to the Irish Film & Television Academy please email Membership@ifta.ie