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IAPO Independent Film Production Professionals Group
The IAPO Independent Film Productions Professionals Group (IFPPG) is a membership association for people involved in independent or “indie” film productions. IFPPG is part of the International Association of Professional Organizations (IAPO).
Independent film production professionals are people who are employed by, or provide services to, the independent film industry. They include producers, directors, screenwriters, editors, actors, agents, production crew, post-production crew, and others. Membership is also open to students and supporters of indie film.
IAPO Independent Film Production Professionals Group is a supporter of Next Generation Indie Film Awards Foundation, a non-profit that presents awards for outstanding short films and offers programs to assist indie filmmakers at any stage of the filmmaking process. The Foundation is affiliated with the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, the largest international awards program for independent book publishers and authors.
Benefits for Members
As a member of IAPO Independent Film Production Professionals Group you will receive numerous benefits including:
- The Professional newsletter with practical advice to help you achieve greater success in your career and business.
- Discounted entry fee for the 2023 Next Generation Indie Film Awards with an awards gala in Hollywood, trophies in 35+ short film and craft categories, and a prize package worth over $125,000 for Best Short Film.
- Discounts on Certificate Courses with IAP Career College.
- (Optional) A listing in the professional directory to help promote you and your business to prospective clients and customers.
- A 50% discount off the application fee for professional certification based on life experience
- Additional discounts on hundreds of products and services for both business and pleasure including: restaurants, hotels, computers, movie tickets, books, flowers, cell phones, gifts and much more from popular companies such as Dell, Target, Sears, Disney, Toyota, Sprint, and many more in the U.S., with some discounts available in other countries. Specific offers have expiry dates and vary by location.
- Plus, when you become a member, you may display the seal of membership or the logo of the Independent Film Production Professionals Group on your own website and marketing materials.
How to Join
Follow these 3 easy steps to become a member of Independent Film Production Professionals Group:
- Click the “JOIN NOW” button below.
- Complete the registration information on the Checkout page then click “CHECK OUT”.
- Complete the payment process.
From: $2.99 / month
Choosing Your Membership Type
You have two options for membership in the International Association of Professional Organizations (IAPO):
If you are a student of IAP Career College, you may join as a Student Member. The membership fee for Student Members is $2.99 U.S. per month or $19 per year. Your membership will renew on either a monthly or yearly basis unless you cancel.
After your year as a Student Member has ended, you will be given the choice of whether or not you want to continue as a Professional Member.
If you are currently working in the profession, or a related field, you may join as a Professional Member. The membership fee for Professional Members is $4.99 U.S. per month or $49 U.S. per year. Your membership will renew automatically, and you can cancel at any time.
Cancelling a Membership
You may cancel your membership at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org