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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 $2,300.00 $100.00 07/30/2022
Apprentice Editor $1,700.00 $100.00 07/30/2022
Assistant Colorist $2,700.00 $100.00 07/30/2022
Assistant Editor $2,300.00 $100.00 07/31/2022
Colorist $3,500.00 $100.00 07/30/2022
Editor $3,800.00 $100.00 07/31/2022
Engineer $3,100.00 $100.00 07/30/2022
Film Technician $1,900.00 $100.00 07/30/2022
Foley Artist $2,800.00 $100.00 07/30/2022
Librarian $2,100.00 $100.00 07/30/2022
Music Editor $2,800.00 $100.00 07/30/2022
Re-recording/Scoring Mixer $3,500.00 $100.00 07/30/2022
Recordist $2,700.00 $100.00 07/30/2022
Service Recorder/TV Engineer $2,800.00 $100.00 07/30/2022
Sound Editor $2,800.00 $100.00 07/30/2022
Sound Service Person $1,100.00 $100.00 07/30/2022
Story Analyst $2,000.00 $100.00 07/30/2022
Technical Director $2,600.00 $100.00 10/01/2022
Trailer Editor $2,600.00 $100.00 07/30/2022
Utility Sound Technician $2,800.00 $100.00 07/30/2022
Videotape Operator $1,800.00 $100.00 10/01/2022