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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 $2,100.00 $100.00 08/03/2019
Apprentice Editor $1,600.00 $100.00 08/03/2019
Assistant Colorist $2,500.00 $100.00 08/03/2019
Assistant Editor $2,100.00 $100.00 08/03/2019
Colorist $2,800.00 $100.00 08/03/2019
Editor $3,500.00 $100.00 08/03/2019
Engineer $2,800.00 $100.00 08/03/2019
Foley Artist $2,600.00 $100.00 08/03/2019
Lab Film Technician $1,700.00 $100.00 08/03/2019
Librarian $1,900.00 $100.00 08/03/2019
Music Editor $2,600.00 $100.00 08/03/2019
Re-recording/Scoring Mixer $3,200.00 $100.00 08/03/2019
Recordist $2,500.00 $100.00 08/03/2019
Service Recorder/TV Engineer $2,600.00 $100.00 08/03/2019
Sound Editor $2,600.00 $100.00 08/03/2019
Sound Service Person $1,000.00 $100.00 08/03/2019
Story Analyst $1,900.00 $100.00 08/03/2019
Technical Director $2,400.00 $100.00 09/30/2019
Trailer Editor $2,400.00 $100.00 08/03/2019
Utility Sound Technician $2,600.00 $100.00 08/03/2019
Videotape Operator $1,600.00 $100.00 09/30/2019