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Initiation Fees

As of January 2014, Initiation Fees are based on the weekly rate of the classification in which you are joining. Fees are rounded up to the nearest $100. Fees are subject to increase as the weekly rates increase.

Classification Initiation Fee Processing Fee Valid Until
Animation Editor $2,200.00 $100.00 08/01/2020
Apprentice Editor $1,600.00 $100.00 08/01/2020
Assistant Colorist $2,500.00 $100.00 08/01/2020
Assistant Editor $2,200.00 $100.00 08/01/2020
Colorist $2,900.00 $100.00 08/01/2020
Editor $3,600.00 $100.00 08/01/2020
Engineer $2,900.00 $100.00 08/01/2020
Film Technician $1,800.00 $100.00 08/01/2020
Foley Artist $2,700.00 $100.00 08/01/2020
Librarian $1,900.00 $100.00 08/01/2020
Music Editor $2,700.00 $100.00 08/01/2020
Re-recording/Scoring Mixer $3,300.00 $100.00 08/01/2020
Recordist $2,500.00 $100.00 08/01/2020
Service Recorder/TV Engineer $2,600.00 $100.00 08/01/2020
Sound Editor $2,700.00 $100.00 08/01/2020
Sound Service Person $1,100.00 $100.00 08/01/2020
Story Analyst $1,900.00 $100.00 08/01/2020
Technical Director $2,400.00 $100.00 10/03/2020
Trailer Editor $2,500.00 $100.00 08/01/2020
Utility Sound Technician $2,600.00 $100.00 08/01/2020
Videotape Operator $1,700.00 $100.00 10/03/2020