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Preserving the history, enhancing the art, and promoting the vision of the Black cinematic experience

Preserving the history, enhancing the art, and promoting the vision of the Black cinematic experience

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STUDENT LEVEL $60/year

BENEFITS:

  • Mentorship Program - pairing student with an industry professional in their area of interest
  • Internship and training opportunities
  • Official ABFI Membership Card for free admissions to industry screenings and events, along with Membership mug and T-shirt
  • Quarterly newsletter of updates, calendar of events and member profiles
  • Discounts on tickets for ABFI events
  • Insider Trips: Visits to Studios and Production Houses, etc.
  • Free Screenings of films and after-events with cast and director Q&A’s
  • Discounts on products and services from partners of ABFI

FILM ENTHUSIAST $75/year

BENEFITS:

  • Official ABFI Membership Card for admissions to industry screenings and events, along with Membership mug and T-shirt
  • Quarterly newsletter of news and updates, calendar of events and member profiles
  • VIP Invitation to exclusive movie night forums showcasing classic Black Cinema and new shorts and documentaries
  • Discounts on tickets for ABFI events and special invitation only outings, film forums and our “In the know” “singles night” mixers and “couples nights” for film enthusiasts and those who love them
  • Insider Trips:  Visits to Studios, Production Houses, etc.
  • Free Screenings of films and free admission to symposiums and panel discussions with Cast and Director Q&A’s including after events
  • Assistance from industry-trained professionals and scholars with research and obtaining rare footage for studies or personal pursuits
  • Discounts on products and services from partners of ABFI

FILM PROFESSIONAL LEVEL $150/year

BENEFITS:

  • Complimentary Year-Long admission for two to ABFI “Film Is”….. Theatre Events (non-transferable; exclusive for select screenings and special events)
  • Non-student Career And Professional Development (CAP) Program - pairing with an industry professional in your area of interest and job and career referral and assistance for qualified candidates
  • Insider Trips: Visits to Studios, Production Houses, production companies and opportunities for sit-downs with producers and directors for pitch meetings and treatment ideas
  • Free Screenings of films ith /Q&A's with Cast and/or Directors
  • STAR WATCH PROGRAM- “You’re Up Next” professional development connection pairing emerging talents with industry veteran for career advice and talent cultivation.
  • Discounts on products and services from partners of ABFI
  • Free Admission to ABFI Film events, symposiums and screenings, including Pre & Post Events, Receptions and mixers
  • Special Enthusiast-Only Giveaway Opportunities
  • Featuring select releases of classic DVD and Blu-ray movie titles as well as limited-edition movie memorabilia, many items signed by your favorite artists

ARCHIVIST MEMBERSHIP $250/year

BENEFITS:

  • Archivist Special VIP Ticketing for ABFI events, receptions, and panels including ABFI Pre & Post Events
  • ABFI Cinema Lounge Access (Exclusive Access to unpublished events) and insider receptions
  • One year subscription to Amazon Prime for 1 person that includes FREE Two-Day shipping on all your Amazon shopping needs with UNLIMITED DELIVERIES & ORDERS.  Additionally, Prime members also enjoy unlimited photo storage, exclusive access to movies, music and Kindle books.   A DEAL you just can't beat!
  • VIP invitation to “exclusive” ABFI Academy Awards after party in Los Angeles

 

 

CURATOR MEMBERSHIP $500/year

BENEFITS - Archivist Membership plus:

  • Curator Special Ticketing and VIP seating for ABFI Film Events & Post Events
  • 2 Exclusive member-only Gala Dinner tickets to ABFI Lifetime Achievement Award Black-Tie Tribute
  • One year subscription to Amazon Prime for 2 people that includes FREE Two-Day shipping on all your Amazon shopping needs with UNLIMITED DELIVERIES & ORDERS. Additionally, Prime members also enjoy unlimited photo storage, exclusive access to movies, music and Kindle books.   A heck of a DEAL for 2!
  • Cinema events, including cocktail party, special screening and dinner [Invite ONLY]
  • Invitation to private cocktail reception prior to Benefit Premieres
  • And film openings

PATRON MEMBERSHIP $1000/year

BENEFITS - Curator Membership plus:

  • Corporate Level Sponsorship listing members name prominently in ABFI journal as Patron Sponsors as well as prominent mention at events and forums
  • Recognition of your support in event programs, and other media where applicable for corporate and individual donors
  • One year subscription to Amazon Prime for 4 people that includes FREE Two-Day shipping on all your Amazon shopping needs with UNLIMITED DELIVERIES & ORDERS. Additionally, Prime members also enjoy unlimited photo storage, exclusive access to movies, music and Kindle books. The best DEAL yet!
  • Free Admission for ABFI Film packages, including ABFI screen festivals, VIP receptions and Pre & Post Events
  • Patron Connector Services providing access to Connector List for outreach to Industry Professionals (Studio and Creative Execs, Managers, Agents, Entertainment Lawyers, etc.)
  • Project Consultations w/ ABFI Leaders and industry personnel,
  • Including assistance with:
  • Business Model Consultations for setting up production companies, editing houses, video and animation studios, etc
  • Pitch Meeting training, coaching and feedback
  • Global Investment Package opportunities and links to foreign distributors
  • Complimentary year-long admission for two to ABFI galas and receptions
  • Name recognition and placement in the ABFI Lifetime Achievement Tribute Book
  • Five “exclusive” VIP tickets to the ABFI Lifetime Achievement Award black-tie gala

 

 

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