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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 $2,000.00 $100.00 07/31/2018
Apprentice Editor $1,500.00 $100.00 07/31/2018
Assistant Colorist $2,400.00 $100.00 07/31/2018
Assistant Editor $2,000.00 $100.00 07/31/2018
Colorist $2,800.00 $100.00 07/31/2018
Editor $3,400.00 $100.00 07/31/2018
Engineer $2,800.00 $100.00 07/31/2018
Foley Artist $2,500.00 $100.00 07/31/2018
Lab Film Technician $1,700.00 $100.00 07/31/2018
Librarian $1,800.00 $100.00 07/31/2018
Music Editor $2,500.00 $100.00 07/31/2018
Re-recording/Scoring Mixer $3,200.00 $100.00 07/31/2018
Recordist $2,400.00 $100.00 07/31/2018
Service Recorder/TV Engineer $2,500.00 $100.00 07/31/2018
Sound Editor $2,500.00 $100.00 07/31/2018
Sound Service Person $1,000.00 $100.00 07/31/2018
Story Analyst $1,800.00 $100.00 07/31/2018
Technical Director $2,300.00 $100.00 09/30/2018
Trailer Editor $2,300.00 $100.00 07/31/2018
Utility Sound Technician $2,500.00 $100.00 07/31/2018
Videotape Operator $1,600.00 $100.00 09/30/2018