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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 07/31/2021
Apprentice Editor $1,700.00 $100.00 07/31/2021
Assistant Colorist $2,600.00 $100.00 07/31/2021
Assistant Editor $2,200.00 $100.00 07/31/2021
Colorist $3,000.00 $100.00 07/31/2021
Editor $3,700.00 $100.00 07/31/2021
Engineer $3,000.00 $100.00 07/31/2021
Film Technician $1,800.00 $100.00 07/31/2021
Foley Artist $2,700.00 $100.00 07/31/2021
Librarian $2,000.00 $100.00 07/31/2021
Music Editor $2,700.00 $100.00 07/31/2021
Re-recording/Scoring Mixer $3,400.00 $100.00 07/31/2021
Recordist $2,600.00 $100.00 07/31/2021
Service Recorder/TV Engineer $2,700.00 $100.00 07/31/2021
Sound Editor $2,700.00 $100.00 07/31/2021
Sound Service Person $1,100.00 $100.00 07/31/2021
Story Analyst $2,000.00 $100.00 07/31/2021
Technical Director $2,500.00 $100.00 09/30/2021
Trailer Editor $2,500.00 $100.00 07/31/2021
Utility Sound Technician $2,700.00 $100.00 07/31/2021
Videotape Operator $1,700.00 $100.00 09/30/2021