As a DOC member, you are entitled to a variety of benefits, including exclusive rates on production insurance, reduced rates on dozens of filmmakers tools and programs, discounts on festival entry fees, a complimentary subscription to POV magazine, and more. Discover the Benefits.
EXPLORE DOC MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
Access to exclusive online tools and content.
All membership includes:
Getty Images Partnership: DOC members now have access to a minimum 15% discount on all applicable photos and video clips, complimentary offline research assistance, access to high-res and non-watermarked stock materials for use in work-in-progress projects, test or private pitches; as well as a dedicated Getty Images representative to guide you through the licensing process. Click here for full details.
Discounts on industry registration and submission waivers to our partner festivals. (Discount and scope of partnerships vary). Email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
Membership and access to local events and professional development activities offered through DOC’s local chapters
Access to doc-focused industry information and insights via National and Chapter-based electronic newsletters and e-blasts.
Access to members’ meetings, events, and social gatherings
The opportunity to help shape Canada’s documentary landscape by putting yourself forward for Board of Director positions at National and Chapter levels.
Invitation to DOC’s annual Hot Docs and TIFF Fète
All DOC members receive the same membership benefits. However, depending on your career experience or location, you may qualify for a discounted membership.
To join DOC, select your category below.
DOC Pro Membership
For members residing in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver.
$225 Annual Fee + Tax
DISCOUNTED/SPECIAL DOC MEMBERSHIPS
DOC Pro Remote Membership
$150 Annual Fee + Tax
For members residing 50km or more outside of Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver.
DOC Production Company Membership
$850 Annual Fee + Tax
Includes 8 memberships from the same company.
$65 Annual Fee + Tax
Receive all the benefits of a DOC Pro Membership with a discount if you are currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution.
DOC BIPOC Membership
First 2 years are free
For members who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Colour.
DOC Emeritus Membership
$65 Annual Fee + Tax
Paying DOC members for 10 years who are no longer actively creating documentaries. This reduced rate does not include any professional benefits or production related discounts. It does include all other DOC Member benefits, including access to the List-Serv.
DOC Start-up Membership
$125 Annual Fee + Tax
Emerging documentary makers who are recent grads, incorporated their production companies in the last two years, or who are directing or producing their first non-student film.
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DOC ARRQ/AMPIA Membership
$133 Annual Fee + Tax
Receive all the benefits of a DOC Pro Membership with a discount if you are currently a member of Association des réalisateurs et réalisatrices du Québec or Alberta Media Production Industries Association.
For those who want to support DOC’s mandate and activities on a yearly basis. Supporter benefits include all member benefits such as regular e-blasts, newsletters and invites to all DOC events. A charitable receipt will be issued if requested. This category does not include access to member list-serv and production benefits and does not qualify as a voting membership.
Ideal for broadcasters, public producers, distributors, funding agencies, businesses. Up to 8 DOC memberships included.
Suggested Donation: $1,500
For Individual supporters of DOC.
Suggested Donation: $250 minimum