Member Benefits

Why Join AMPIA?

You too can join Alberta’s original association of film, television and digital media industry professionals! Our members are students, emerging and established writers, directors and award-winning producers.

Incorporated in 1973, our mandate is to promote and support the growth of screen-based media production within Alberta. This is accomplished through the provision of services in the following areas: Communications, Professional Development, Marketing, Membership Benefits and Advocacy.

AMPIA Member Savings

AMPIA Member Prices Non-Member Prices Savings
David Billington Luncheon $75 $95 $20
Calgary Dust Up PD Day Free $25 $25
Story Summit $200 $275 $75
March Madness PD Day Free $25 $25
Upstart Workshop $175 $225 $50
Rosie Award Class Entry $95 $190 $95
Rosie Award Craft Entry $75 $150 $75
Rosie Award Gala Ticket $160 $185 $25
Banff World Media Festival $1199 $1695 $500
Realscreen Summit $1399 $1750 $351
Total Savings $1241

You Also Receive:

  • Listing on AMPIA membership database (individual or companies) to expand your exposure throughout the industry.
  • Reduced rates on entry fees for annual Rosie Awards, and for tickets to the Awards Gala. (note: award entries not accepted until membership dues are paid.)
  • Reduced registration fees for all workshops, or other AMPIA programs in the province.
  • Advance notice of Industry Events through our weekly Industry mailouts or monthly E-newsletter.
  • The right to vote in AMPIA’s Annual General Meeting. This ensures your voice is heard on important issues and concerns regarding the Association and it’s mandated role in serving the needs of its members. (Note: only Producer members are eligible to vote on AMPIA’s Bylaws)
  • Members can submit information, pictures or other news about their company or the projects they are working on, broadcast dates, screenings, etc. – we will include it in our monthly E-Newsletter sent to Members and hundreds of other contacts.
  • Networking Breakfasts or Events held in both Edmonton & Calgary

Pump it Up Pass!

With our focus on education and professional development, we reward our members who invest in themselves. Our new membership card allows for members to collect the AMPIA “Stamp of Approval” at any AMPIA sponsored event. Collecting 6 stamps allows the member to enter into greater incentives, such as:

  • 1hr consultation with a Top AMPIA Producer on your project in development
  • Networking Events with members of the Executive Board and our leading writers, directors and producers.
  • Private Pitch Sessions with Top Industry Executives at the Banff World Media Festival

Follow us on Twitter at @YourAMPIA because we could pop-up at a sponsor’s event, a film premiere or industry night hosted by another association.  Read more here!

AMPIA Members – Special Rates:

  • Delta Bow Valley Hotel, Calgary, AB.
  • Sutton Place Hotel, Edmonton, AB.
  • Best Western Plus Suites Downtown, Calgary, AB.
  • Fedex Express shipping
  • Banff World Media Festival
  • Realscreen Summit

AMPIA has Member Agreements with the following Organizations:

  • Alberta Media Arts Alliance Society (AMAAS)
  • DOC Alberta

Alberta Media Production Industries Association