Benefits & Services

BE A MEMBER OF AUSFILM

Who’s Eligible?

All applications for Ausfilm membership must be ratified by the Ausfilm Board. Eligible applicants must:

  • Work within a screen production services business based in Australia
  • Be a registered Australian Business and have an ABN
  • Have provided services on two international feature film or television series
  • Not be a sole trader

Contact Rachelle Gibson, Head of Marketing & Business Development to request membership pricing and an application form.

 

“The City of Gold Coast has maintained an Ausfilm membership for 6 years. This affiliation provides the pathway for the Gold Coast’s film and television capabilities to be marketed internationally.  The local industry is currently riding a wave of international productions and the support from Ausfilm has been a key contributor to this.”

Craig Rowsell, City of Gold Coast 

 

WHEN YOU ARE AN AUSFILM MEMBER YOU . . .

  • Represent the pre-eminent companies of Australia’s film and television industry.
  • Are part of a critical link between Australia’s film and television service providers, the state and federal screen agencies and the international production community in the facilitation and promotion of increased collaboration and production in Australia.
  • Have access to a forum of leading screen businesses to discuss and advocate for change across issues affecting the industry.
  • Have access to high-level networking opportunities with industry executives, filmmakers and leaders locally and internationally to promote increased production for Australia.
  • Have access to Ausfilm’s targeted networking event program and meetings internationally to stimulate and grow production partnerships and co-productions.
  • Are represented and promoted through Ausfilm’s global marketing and communication campaigns.
  • Have access to regular intelligence, obtained from Ausfilm’s Los-Angeles and Sydney based staff regarding production leads, potential co-productions, government policy, international incentives and industry trends and reports.

 

Choose your Level

There are two levels of Ausfilm membership for screen production businesses: Corporate and Platinum.

Benefit Corporate Membership Platinum Membership
A targeted meeting schedule is designed with key industry decision makers in Los Angeles
Access to monthly international production lead reports and market intelligence on competitor territories
Ausfilm staff are available for members to contact directly for any specific enquiries outside of monthly production calls
Invitations to exclusive Ausfilm hosted networking events in global markets allowing for increased engagement with key political and industry decision makers including studio executives, producers, Post and VFX executives and VFX supervisors
Invitations to exclusive Ausfilm hosted networking events nationally with access to key political and industry decision makers including local Line Producers, UPMS and  location managers
Meeting with the Los Angeles-based Ausfilm Executive Vice President, International Production, in Australia each year for information on global productions, industry trends and business opportunities
Access to international filmmakers scouting Australia as part of the Ausfilm Australian Familiarisation Program
Promotion of your business on Ausfilm’s website Work with the Best directory
Distribution of your company’s marketing materials at Ausfilm events globally
Monthly promotion of your business activities via Ausfilm’s monthly digital Client Newsletters
Promotion of your business activities via Ausfilm’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts
Promotion of your business in Ausfilm’s annual high-end 50-page publication distributed globally
Double page 600 word article in Ausfilm’s annual high-end publication distributed globally.
Logo on all Ausfilm signage and printed materials, digital comms and event invitations
One promotional e-blast per annum, to a member’s target market on request.
Bespoke advice on building relationships with and targeted marketing to, international screen clients
Updates on government policies affecting the screen industry and an opportunity to have your views represented by Ausfilm at senior government levels
Opportunity to contribute to advocacy initiatives to improve the operating environment for the screen industry in Australia – both at a federal and state level
Opportunity to showcase work at Parliamentary screenings in Canberra to promote the value of the industry to high-level government decision makers
Complimentary copies of Ausfilm annual publication including information on Australia’s screen production incentives
Opportunity to nominate for election as a Corporate Member Director of the Ausfilm Board and to vote for Corporate member directors in elections
Platinum members can include the promotion of one subsidiary company. This subsidiary company receives Corporate membership entitlements. In addition, a Platinum member has the option of adding extra subsidiary companies (at an additional cost) for each company per year.
Exclusive opportunities to host international clients visiting Australia on the Ausfilm Australian Familiarisation Program (4-6 per year from the US, UK or China)
Enhanced promotion of your business on the Ausfilm website with increased content and showreels or videos
Acknowledgement of Platinum members by Chair, CEO and Executive Vice President, International Production at domestic and international events