PFS Membership

Join Us at the Movies

As a member of PFS, your passion and commitment supports Philadelphia’s rich film community and help our organization bring world-class cinema to Philadelphia. Members enjoy year-long access to exciting cinematic programming, including weekly Sneak Preview screenings, local film events, the annual Philadelphia Film Festival and PFS Roxy Theater! For more information, please email or call 267.239.2941.

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Payment Plans are available. Click here for more information.

 

All PFS Members Enjoy:

Year-Round Benefits +

Festival Benefits +

  • Discounts & advance sales for Film Festival tickets, badges & events
  • Members-only line at the Festival
  • Recognition as a PFS member in the annual Festival Program Guide
  • Mailed copy of the annual Festival Program Guide

Membership Levels:

Student - $25 +

Current student ID required - send photo of ID to membership@filmadelphia.org
Student members enjoy Basic & Festival benefits along with:

  • Sneak Preview invitations for you & a guest to select films when available*
  • Students can also receive 15% off of any other membership in lieu of the Student level. For more information, email or call 267.239.2941

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Grip - $35 +

$35 tax-deductible****
Grip members enjoy Basic & Festival benefits along with:

  • Discounts & advance sales for the Film Festival
  • Discounts & advance sales for the PFS Roxy Theater

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Gaffer - $100 +

$60 tax-deductible****
Gaffer members enjoy Basic & Festival benefits along with:

  • Two tickets to the Philadelphia Film Festival*
  • Two tickets to the PFS Roxy Theater**
  • At least six (6)*** Sneak Preview invitations annually for you & a guest

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Best Boy/Best Girl - $175 +

$75 tax-deductible****
Best Boy/Girl members enjoy Basic & Festival benefits along with:

  • Six tickets to the Film Festival (good for 6 regular Festival screenings*)
  • Four Tickets to the PFS Roxy Theater**
  • At least twelve (12)*** Sneak Preview invitations for you & a guest annually 

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Screenwriter - $300 +

$150 tax-deductible****
Screenwriter members enjoy Basic & Festival benefits along with:

  • Six (6) tickets to the Philadelphia Film Festival (good for 6 regular Festival screenings*)
  • One ticket to Opening & Closing Night at the Film Festival (film & party)
  • Six tickets to the PFS Roxy Theater**
  • At least twenty (20)*** Sneak Preview invitations for you and a guest annually

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Director - $600 +

$270 tax-deductible****
Director members enjoy Basic & Festival benefits along with:

  • One Silver Badge to the Film Festival (includes access to ALL Festival screenings, Opening & Closing Night Parties, & the VIP Lounge*)
  • Eight (8) tickets to the PFS Roxy Theater**
  • Invitations for you & a guest to ALL year-round Sneak Preview screenings of popular new films (an average of 50+ films annually)***

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Spotlight Circle Membership Levels:

All Spotlight Circle members enjoy:
  • Reserved priority seating for you & a guest to ALL year-round Sneak Preview screenings (with RSVP)
  • Invitations to select VIP receptions, parties & events
  • Special recognition in the Film Festival Program Guide

Producer - $1,200 +

$600 tax-deductible****
Producer members enjoy Spotlight, Basic & Festival benefits along with:

  • Two (2) Silver Badges to the Film Festival
  • Ten (10) tickets to the PFS Roxy Theater**

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Executive Producer - $2,500 +

$1,000 tax-deductible****
Executive Producer members enjoy Spotlight, Basic & Festival benefits along with:

  • Two (2) Silver Badges to the Film Festival
  • One (1) Film Festival Consultation with a member of the PFS Programming Team to develop personalized Festival recommendations based on your interests
  • One (1) Admit-2 All-Access Pass to the PFS Roxy Theater**

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Luminary - $5,000 +

$3,000 tax-deductible****
Luminary members enjoy Spotlight, Basic & Festival benefits along with:

  • Invitations to all VIP receptions, parties & events
  • Two (2) Transferable Gold Badges to the Film Festival
  • One (1) All-Access Admit-2 Pass to the PFS Roxy Theater**
  • Concierge ticketing through the PFS development office
  • One (1) Film Festival Consultation with Michael Lerman, Artistic Director and Lead Programmer of PFS, to develop personalized Festival recommendations based on your interests
  • Invitation to one advanced screening of a select Festival film (4 guests)

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Visionary - $10,000 +

$7,000 tax-deductible
Visionary members enjoy Spotlight, Basic & Festival benefits along with:

  • Complimentary ½ page ad for the business, community group, or tribute of your choosing
  • Two (2) Platinum Badges to the Film Festival (includes reserved seating at all Festival films)
  • Two (2) Additional Transferable Gold Festival Badges
  • Two (2) Admit-2 All-Access Passes to the PFS Roxy Theater**
  • Dinner for two with Artistic Director, Michael Lerman, to develop personalized Film Festival recommendations and schedule based on your interests
  • Invitation to one advanced screening of a select Festival film (8 guests)
  • Concierge ticketing through the PFS development office

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The Philadelphia Film Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. A copy of our official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1.800.732.0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.


*Festival vouchers can only be redeemed for a regular priced film during the Festival, excluding opening & closing night.

**PFS Roxy Theater tickets and passes can only be redeemed for same day admission during any regular priced screening, excluding Friday and Saturday after 5pm.

***PFS Members are notified of all Sneak Preview screenings via email and invited to films based upon their current membership level. Space is limited and not all members are invited to every Sneak Preview screening.

****A portion of each membership with the Philadelphia Film Society is tax-deductible. Membership rates and benefits, tax-deductible amounts and admission prices subject to change without notice. If you request to decline all benefits, you may deduct the full amount of your membership dues. PFS membership valid for 365 days from date of purchase. Membership contributions are non-refundable.