Purchase a Membership

We are nothing without our members. This community sustains us and enables the Film Society to support independent storytellers, to educate local schoolchildren, and to bring thought-provoking films from around the world to Bay Area audiences.

Join or renew as a Film Society member to experience the best local film programming, and to ensure the Bay Area's film culture remains robust, diverse, and influential.

Film Enthusiast
Advance, discounted tickets to the San Francisco International Film Festival (SFIFF) and other SFFS events, access to four free RSVPs to members-only screenings, invitation to SFIFF Members Night, invitation to a free members-only surprise screening, year-round access to our Online Screening Room and more.


Filmmaker Pro

All Film Enthusiast benefits plus: Eligibility for fiscal sponsorship (nonprofit status for your project), no application fee for grants, residencies or fellowships, discounts on SFIFF Call for Entries and more.


Film Aficionado

All Filmmaker Pro benefits plus: Access to four additional members-only screenings (eight total RSVPs), one CineVoucher 10-pack and more.


Film Director

All Film Aficionado benefits plus: Access to eight additional members-only screenings (16 total RSVPs), one additional CineVoucher 10-pack (two total), two tickets to SFIFF Opening Night film and party, free and discounted legal consultation for film project development, one hour of project development consulting with Filmmaker360 and more.



All Film Director benefits plus: Unlimited access to members-only screenings, no limit on the number of tickets purchased at the member rate, invitations to select special events and receptions and more.



All Luminary benefits plus: Two CineVisas, access to the SFIFF Hospitality Lounge, invitation to annual meet the filmmaker mixer, priority seating during SFIFF and more.



All Producer benefits plus: Sponsor a film at our San Francisco International Film Festival and receive reserved seats for you and four additional guests, and enjoy exclusive invitations to: our annual Filmmaker360 parties, annual meet the filmmaker mixer, Artist Talks throughout the year, and private dinners and small receptions with celebrities and special guests and more.


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