When you join the Directors Guild you are linking up with the only organisation in Britain for directors across all media. You will gain access to a vital and energetic programme of events, training and campaigns, newsletters, magazines and meetings and our regularly updated discounted offers.
movieScope Magazine offers members a special 50% discount on an annual subscription.
syncVUE let both the editor and director view the film, make written notes, insert timecode locators and, most importantly, talk to each other at the same time over a broadband internet connection, no matter where in the world they are, with real-time remote viewing and noting. The timecode locators can be exported into Final Cut for the actual cutting. Each party needs syncVUE as an application on their computers, and the owner of the syncVUE licences the other participants. Each participant also needs an identical file of the media on their hard drive.
Members of the Guild are entitled to a 30% blanket discount any number of syncVUE licenses, with a minimum purchase of two licenses
Our web designer friends at Media Eden have a special web package offer for all Guild members: your own bespoke designed website (including up to 15mins of showreel) for just £500.
For working professional directors only.
Professional Guild members are entitled to apply for Associate Membership at the Actors Centre.
The BFI offers a £5 discount off the cost of regular annual membership (£35) for Guild members. Be at the front of the queue for tickets and on the guest list to exclusive events throughout the year. Be the first to know about forthcoming screenings, events and special offers and enjoy exclusive free film downloads. Get exclusive access to the Members' Space online with monthly features and special offers. Download a selected short film from the BFI National Archive each month. Be rewarded for your support with a great range of discounts and special offers throughout the year.
A selection of theatres across the UK offers Full members of the DGGB tickets at reduced prices.
Established in 1981, Theatre Record has probably the most influential readership of any theatre publication in the UK. It reprints in full all the national drama critics' reviews of productions in and out of London, with full casts and credits. It carries early information on plans for shows all over the country. It is kept for years as an essential reference.
Guild Members are offered a massive 33% discount on Shooting People membership.
Shooting People is the world's largest network of independent filmmakers. Over 36,000 members in the
Guild members get a discount on selected software at the The Screenwriter's Store.
Guild members can obtain a discount on workshops and courses at a selection of schools and training organizations, such as the London Film School, Euroscript and 01Zero-One. The courses deal with a variety of subjects, from directing and filmmaking to scriptwriting and mastering digital tools.
MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORMS
Professional directors with credits for two professional productions as the primary director.
Download Professional Membership Form (printable PDF)
Associate Membership for directors who do not have their two professional credits yet, those working in the industry, those with a professional or academic interest in the craft of directing.
Online Associate Membership Form
Corporate membership for commercial organisations wishing to support the art of directing: Please contact the
Students Membership for students in full-time education and on a course with directing interest.
Online Student Membership Form
Educational institutions with courses in, or an interest in directing.
Download Educational Group Membership Form (PDF)
CURRENT MEMBERS CAN RENEW THEIR MEMBERSHIP ONLINE
Professional Member | Associate Member
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