Screenworks New Membership Structure 2018

As part of Screenworks’ vision to create a networked regional screen industry with one strong voice, Screenworks has reviewed and will change its membership structure.

Starting from 30 April 2018 Screenworks membership categories will be changed. Updates will be made to our systems and the website to accommodate these changes.

An email was sent to all current members notifying them of the changes on 3rd April 2018.

Full Screenworks Membership Categories

  • Established Professional – annual fee $70
    • A professional screen practitioner living in regional Australia earning an income from their work with broadcast credits and/or acceptance into A list festivals and/or theatrical release into major national or international cinemas
    • receive full membership benefits.
  • Emerging Professional – annual fee $45
    • A screen industry practitioner living in regional Australia with short films credits or a derive an income from creating corporate films
    • receive full membership benefits.
  • Business or organisation – annual fee $220
    • Open to organisations based in regional Australia who are working in or provide services to the regional screen industry and screen cultural activities including full service production companies, accommodation providers or advertising agencies.
    • receive one listing in the Screenworks member directory and up to 4 nominated staff members within the organisation will be eligible to receive full membership benefits.

Fledgling Screenworks Membership Categories

  • Student – annual fee $30
    • Currently living in regional Australia and undertaking full-time study and have a student card
    • receive most of the membership benefits excluding a member profile in Screenworks online Member Directory nor work referrals.
  • Concession– annual fee $30
    • Registered as unemployed with a concession card or receiving a pension with a concession card and living in regional Australia
    • receive most of the membership benefits excluding a member profile in Screenworks online Member Directory nor work referrals.
  • Aspiring– annual fee $30
    • Living in regional Australia and creating screen content but no broadcast credits or festival screenings
    • receive most of the membership benefits excluding a member profile in Screenworks online Member Directory nor work referrals.

Metro Screenworks Membership

  • Any screen practitioner who resides outside of the Regional Australia* (see definition below) – annual fee $100
    • receive most of the membership benefits excluding a member profile in Screenworks online Member Directory nor work referrals.

Friends of Screenworks

  • Associates and supporters – annual fee $45
    • Individuals who are interested in the screen industry and screen cultural activities but do not work directly in the screen industry
    • receive some membership benefits excluding a member profile in Screenworks online Member Directory, nor insurance discounts, nor work referrals.

Regional Australia Definition– Regional Australia refers to areas in each state and territory as defined below:

In NSW – regional areas are defined on the State Council map on the Screen NSW website, and includes all areas outside metropolitan Sydney and the ACT (http://www.screen.nsw.gov.au/page/maps/nsw-state-council-map).

In Queensland – regional areas are defined as a resident outside of South East Queensland, being defined as a 100 kilometre radius of the Brisbane or Gold Coast central business district.

In the ACT – all areas in the ACT.

In Victoria – regional areas are defined on the Regional Councils map on Film Victoria website – click on the following link, click on map search and select regional councils. (https://www.film.vic.gov.au/images/uploads/Map_of_Victorian_Regions.pdf).

In Tasmania – all areas in Tasmania.

In South Australia – following consultation with South Australian Film Corporation during The Athena Project, the criteria for South Australia has been changed to all areas in South Australia (regional areas are defined as a resident living outside of Adelaide, being more than a 50 kilometre radius from the Adelaide GPO.)

In the Northern Territory – all areas in the Northern Territory.

In Western Australia – regional areas are defined by Screenwest in their Western Australian regional film fund and on the regional map on Screenwest website (https://www.screenwest.com.au/film-in-wa/locations/interactive-map/regions-of-wa/).

Published on April 4, 2018 12:55 am