Categories and Benefits

Membership Privileges and Categories
  • A voice in SMPIA through its Board of Directors, committees and annual general meetings
  • All SMPIA publications including its weekly newsletter (E-Buzzzz) and inclusion in the SMPIA Online Membership Directory, including resume and headshot
  • Access to such events as the Annual General Meeting, volunteer recognition, various festivals, workshops, socials and more
  • Discount on SMPIA programs and events
  • Right to vote at general meetings, seek nomination to SMPIA’s board and participation on SMPIA committees
  • Access to professional development opportunities and services
Individual Membership

Annual Fee: $75

  • Right to vote at general meetings
  • Right to seek nomination to the SMPIA Board
  • Eligible to participate in the work of SMPIA committees
  • Receive SMPIA publications, bulletins, communiques and invitations to events
  • Has access to SMPIA programs and services
  • Eligible for membership benefits and discounts

Individual Members include: filmmakers, artists, producers, broadcasters, performers, writers, educators, technicians, crew and craftspeople, musicians, legal and financial consultants, new media developers, suppliers, exhibitors of film and video

Corporate Membership (10 or less employees)

Annual Fee: $150

  • All benefits of Individual Membership
  • Transferable representation
  • Corporate recognition by SMPIA
  • Eligible for corporate listing in SMPIA Directory
  • Eligible for a reduced individual membership fee discount for employees

Corporate Members include: film and video production companies, sound recording companies, post production companies, television and cable stations, unions, guilds, talent agencies, equipment rental companies, and support service companies.

Corporate Membership (10+ employees)

Annual Fee: $250

  • All benefits of Individual Membership
  • Transferable representation
  • Corporate recognition by SMPIA
  • Eligible for corporate listing in SMPIA Directory
  • Eligible for a reduced individual membership fee discount for employees

Corporate Members include: film and video production companies, sound recording companies, post production companies, television and cable stations, unions, guilds, talent agencies, equipment rental companies, and support service companies.

Student Membership

Annual Fee: $25

  • Must be enrolled full-time in an educational institution
  • All benefits of Individual Membership

Student members are predominantly film and video students.

Corporate Employee Discount Membership

Annual Fee: $25

  • Must be a member or employee of a corporate SMPIA member (this includes members of any organization or production office holding corporate SMPIA membership status). 
  • All benefits of Individual Membership
E-Buzzzz Membership (non-voting)

Annual Fee: $25

  • Receive SMPIA's weekly electronic newsletter, e-BUZZZZ
Associate Membership (non-voting)

Annual Fee: Free for first year

  • Must be a Saskatchewan Resident
  • A one-year complimentary membership that is offered to students and anyone who is new to the industry
  • All the benefits of Individual Membership, excluding the right to vote at general meetings, and the right to seek nomination to the SMPIA Board

***GST is added to all membership fees 

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