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Join our community of critically acclaimed filmmakers, series creators, award winning writers, agents, managers, producers and other industry professionals.

Pass Benefits:

  • Admission to unlimited year round virtual Networking and Mentorship Sessions with various industry professionals, including filmmakers, writers, producers, agents, managers and distributors (Q and A sessions included)

  • Industry conferences will be recorded and sent to all registered participants

  • 30% discount on virtual small group pitch sessions (limited to 6 participants per session)

  • Complimentary admission to all members only networking events (virtual and in person)

  • 30% discount on festival submission fees 

  • Complimentary tickets to all Big Apple Film Festival in person screenings and festival industry conferences, as well as discounts on festival networking events

  • Selected members will be highlighted each month for inclusion in our newsletter, sent to thousands of BAFF alumni, industry professionals and attendees.

  • New Networking and Mentorship Sessions, Pitch Sessions and Members Only events will be added each month

  • IMPORTANT: If you are interested in registering for an Industry Network Membership Pass, be sure to purchase your pass before registering for any events so you can take full advantage of your membership pass benefits!





Individuals that do not register for an Industry Network Membership Pass, are welcome to sign up for Networking and Mentorship Sessions and Pitch Sessions at regular price (Networking and Mentorship Sessions: $22 per session, Pitch Sessions: $75 per session), but will not have access to members only networking events and will not receive any additional discounts or benefits listed above.


See below for additional details on membership benefits!


How to take advantage of your Membership Pass benefits

  • Industry Network Membership Pass Holders may sign up for a monthly membership pass ($22 per month) or a full year annual membership pass ($242, includes one free month).

  • After signing up, members will receive an All Access Pass which can be used to register for all year round industry network events, including all networking and mentorship sessions, discounts on virtual pitching sessions and access to members only events (virtual and in person)

  • Industry Network Membership Pass Holders will receive an e-mail which will include a discount code that can be used for all submissions to the Big Apple Film Festival.

  • Industry Network Membership Pass Holders will receive e-mail notifications throughout the year on how to redeem complimentary tickets to all Big Apple Film Festival in person screenings and other festival events!

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