Membership Benefits

Membership Benefits

As a DOC member, you are entitled to a variety of benefits, including exclusive rates on production insurance, discounts on festival industry fees, a complimentary subscription to POV Magazine, and more.

All memberships include:

  • Exclusive access to the members-only DOC-discussion Listserv
  • Access to DOC's Festival Concierge consultation services
  • Exclusive access to DOC’s members-only webinars and catalogue of webinar recordings - Email info@docorg.ca for further details. 
  • A complimentary subscription to Point of View Magazine
  • Exclusive rates on film production insurance with Front Row Insurance
  • A 30-minute free consultation with one of the crowdfunding specialists at Seed & Spark to help you strategize your campaign & build your audience. Click to access.
  • 10% discount on publicity services with Alpha PRa women-led, human-centered, creative communications & PR firm paving the way for sustainable publicity strategies and campaigns. Learn more here: https://docinstitute.com/collaborations/
  • Discounts on industry registration and submission waivers to our partner festivals. (Discount and scope of partnerships vary). Email info@docorg.ca for further details. 
  • Access to a promo code for the Realscreen Summit
  • Discounted membership to like-minded film organizations such as ARRQ in Québec, AMPIA in Alberta, and LIFT in Toronto
  • 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
  • Voting privileges at Chapter and National membership meetings, referendums, and our AGM
  • 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