Member Benefits – American Film Institute

AFI MEMBERSHIP LEVELS & BENEFITS

Your support of AFI today will empower storytellers and inspire audiences. Members receive exclusive year-round benefits and get the lowest prices on AFI Festival tickets.

 

RISING STAR $40

BENEFITS

  • Monthly Member News e-newsletter
  • NEW! Invitation to exclusive preview event for AFI DOCS and AFI FEST

Fully tax-deductible

 

STAR $60

all the preceding, plus:

  • 20% discount off tickets and passes to AFI DOCS and AFI FEST
  • Two (2) free movie ticket vouchers redeemable at the AFI Silver Theatre*
    *Silver area members only unless requested
  • NEW! Curated streaming access to films on Kanopy
  • NEW! 10% discount off AFI merchandise
  • Access to specially-priced tickets to the AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute

Value of goods/services: $18

 

TWO-STAR $125

all the preceding, plus:

  • Two (2) film unlocks to AFI DOCS and AFI FEST (excludes Premieres). All in-person screenings will require advanced ticket selection with reserved seats.
  • Two (2) additional free movie ticket vouchers redeemable at the AFI Silver Theatre*
    *Silver area members only unless requested
  • NEW! Master filmmaker full-length seminars from the AFI Archive
  • NEW! Streaming access to the AFI Conservatory Shorts Collection of films
  • Two (2) discounted tickets to AFI Silver Theatre (per screening)

Value of goods/services: $61

 

 

THREE-STAR $250

all the preceding, plus:

  • Three (3) film unlocks to AFI DOCS and AFI FEST (excludes Premieres). All in-person screenings will require advanced ticket selection with reserved seats.
  • NEW! On-demand access to a series on the craft of filmmaking
  • Four (4) discounted tickets to AFI Silver Theatre (per screening)

Value of goods/services: $97

 

FOUR-STAR $500

all the preceding, plus:

  • One (1) Film Pass to AFI DOCS and AFI FEST (excludes Premieres). All in-person screenings will require advanced ticket selection with reserved seats.
  • AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute book and commemorative recording
  • AFI AWARDS honoree poster

Value of goods/services: $97

 

FIVE-STAR $1,000

all the preceding, plus:

  • Two (2) mezzanine tickets for the AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute (RSVP required)
  • Year-long admission for one (1) to AFI Silver Theatre

Value of goods/services: $306

AFI PREMIERE CIRCLE LEVELS & BENEFITS

Premiere Circle members are passionate supporters of AFI’s future who receive unparalleled access to AFI Festivals and events. 

 

PATRON CIRCLE $2,500

  • Dedicated staff person to guide your AFI experience
  • Invitations to each AFI FEST Premiere (excludes Opening Night)
  • Two (2) Film Passes to AFI FEST. All in-person screenings will require advanced ticket selection with reserved seats.
  • Invitation to AFI DOCS Opening Night and each Special Presentation
  • One (1) Film & Forum Pass to AFI DOCS
  • NEW! Invitation to a private conversation and Q&A with a filmmaker at AFI DOCS and AFI FEST
  • Invitation to a Classic Cinema screening and reception
  • Invitation to the AFI Directing Workshop for Women Showcase and reception
  • Recognition in AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute book and on AFI.com
  • Year-long admission for two (2) to the AFI Silver Theatre (AFI Silver Premiere Circle members only)

Plus, all Membership benefits:

  • Two (2) mezzanine tickets for the AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute (RSVP required)
  • NEW! Invitation to exclusive preview event for AFI DOCS and AFI FEST
  • NEW! Curated streaming access to films on Kanopy
  • NEW! Master filmmaker full-length seminars from the AFI Archive
  • NEW! Streaming access to the AFI Conservatory Shorts Collection of films
  • NEW! On-demand access to a series on the craft of filmmaking
  • NEW! 10% discount off AFI merchandise
  • Four (4) free movie ticket vouchers redeemable at the AFI Silver Theatre*
    *Silver area members only unless requested

Value of goods/services: $480

PARTNER’S CIRCLE $5,000

all the preceding, plus:

  • Invitation to AFI FEST Opening Night
  • Premiere Circle Festival Concierge Service, including tailored ticket and pass access for the member and one guest and the opportunity to meet with an AFI festival programmer
  • AFI FEST welcome package including branded festival merchandise and other gifts
  • Invitation to An Evening With… guest artist dinner
  • Invitation to the AFI Archive private tour
  • Invitation to the AFI Conservatory Commencement

Value of goods/services: $667

 

DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE $10,000

all the preceding, plus:

  • Premiere Circle Festival Concierge Service, including tailored ticket and complimentary passes for three (3) and the opportunity to meet with an AFI festival programmer. All in-person screenings will require advanced ticket selection with reserved seats.
  • Invitation to an AFI Conservatory guest seminar and screening

Value of goods/services: $679

 

CHAMPION’S CIRCLE $25,000

  • Invitation to an exclusive event at AFI FEST
  • Invitation to a filmmaker dinner at AFI DOCS
  • Curated AFI experience

Value of goods/services: $829

 

To become a Patron Circle member or for further information about the AFI Premiere Circle, please contact Peter Indall at [email protected] or at 323.856.7656.

 

 

Please note that Memberships are not refundable or transferable. All categories, benefits, and prices are subject to change. Membership events are held in Los Angeles and the D.C. Metro Area. Restrictions apply for movie ticket vouchers and for AFI Festival and AFI Silver Theatre admission.

 

CONTACT US:

[email protected] or call 800.774.4234 (M-F, 9:30 am – 5 pm PT)

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