AACTA Membership - Industry

AACTA Membership



AACTA Membership with the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) shows your support for your industry.

For screen professionals and industry practitioners, AACTA Membership connects you with friends, colleagues and creators at year-round events. It also allows you recognise excellence in your craft with full voting rights into Australia’s top screen Awards – the AACTA Awards.

In Melbourne and Sydney, AACTA membership enjoy a record 40+ complimentary industry development and screen culture events, including regular Preview Screenings with Q&A’s from the creators as well as Masterclasses by the industry’s best. The engaging and informative events, including Meet the Makers – Nominee Program, offers new opportunities to make industry contacts and discuss new collaborations.

Members also receive nationwide cinema, film festival and magazine discounts as well as access to AACTA TV online – showing feature films, feature length documentaries, short fiction films and short animations competing for the AACTA Awards.

AACTA Membership provides the honour of voting in the peer-assessed AACTA Awards, recognising your work, and that of your peers. It’s our collective responsibility to acknowledge Australia’s best, and we can’t do that without industry votes.

With 96% of AACTA members recommending membership, now is the time to be a member and support our talented screen industry. All screen practitioners and industry professionals with Australian screen credits are invited to apply to join.



  1. Check our Accreditation Fact Sheet to see if you qualify for AACTA membership

  2. Check which of our 16 chapters you qualify for (which will also determine your voting rights)

  3. Complete our online Application Form

  4. Complete the accreditation survey and we will assess your application


  1. If you are a current member, or your membership lapsed less than six months ago, you may renew online

  2. If your membership lapsed six or more months ago, please phone: 1300 139 697

Note: You will not need to re-apply for accreditation unless your screen credits have changed. If you have additional roles which you wish to be accredited in, please email: membership@afi.org.au



Meet the creators at
40+ year-round events
Voting rights for the annual AACTA Awards
Save up to $85 when purchasing Awards tickets
Watch short, documentary and feature films online
Save with cinema and partner discounts
Historical film and television resource access



"AFI | AACTA supports all aspects of screen culture and this is essential to the vitality of our screen industry - the viewing, discussing, engaging with, and writing about our productions feeds the production sector, and AFI | AACTA has a major role to play in those activities."

"Of all the industry associations and memberships I have had in my professional life, AFI | AACTA undoubtedly gives the best value, runs the best events, and is most pro-active in striving to do all it can to help the industry and those of us working in it. Keep up the good work!"

"AFI | AACTA is the public face of our industry. We should support them in raising the profile of Australian films and the people that make them. I think currently there is a concerted effort to engage the members and provide value for membership that is more than just an awards show."


Our helpful membership team are on-hand to discuss your enquiries during business hours, Monday to Friday. Contact us through membership@afi.org.au or 1300 139 697.