Membership FAQs

You may purchase a membership online, by phone at 512.322.0145 x 0, or in person at the AFS Cinema. Members receive a variety of benefits, including discounted tickets to the AFS Cinema, discounts on classes and rentals at Austin Public, exclusive invitations, and more!

The best way to tell what’s considered a Signature screening is by going to this page and looking for movie poster images that have a bottom red banner reading “Member Discounts.”

Because of the short distribution of new release films, we are able to offer a certain number of passes to Premiere members. View member benefits.

No, logging in to this website is not required to buy tickets.

Members and producers will need to log in to redeem their membership benefits.

We recently launched a new website and database, so every Member and Producer will need to create a new username and password. In early May, we sent an email to AFS members and producers in an effort to help facilitate this process with the subject line “Activate Your New AFS Account.” If you did not receive it or if it has become buried in an email graveyard, do not hesitate to call us at 512.322.0145 x 0 for help with your new log-in credentials. We are available to answer your questions Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If you’re not a current AFS member or producer, you will not need to have a login for our new website.

Yes. You’ll be provided the value of goods and services for your tax records.

Membership lasts one year from the day it’s activated. To ensure you never miss out on your membership benefits, sign up for a recurring membership. We’ll notify you a month in advance and then automatically charge your credit card when it’s time to renew.

You can buy tickets online or in-person at the Cinema.

No. Most AFS events are open to the public, but members get the best ticket prices and first notice of everything we show. Members-only events include free Sneak Peeks and quarterly Member Mixers. Premiere Circle members get preferred seating.

Yes. For memberships over $100, you can use this form or give us a call at 512-322-0145 x3219 to set up your monthly or quarterly plan.

WATCH and MAKE members receive a $3 discount on Signature Screenings at the AFS Cinema. LOVE and above members receive free tickets to Signature Screenings! You may purchase a member ticket online or in-person at the AFS Cinema. Members must log in to the website in order to redeem tickets online.

We want to share great films with you! If you have a printed free film pass or free ticket pass, you can redeem it for any of our Signature Programs at the AFS Cinema’s box office. The passes and free tickets do not apply to new releases, premieres, or special events. If your pass does not have an expiration date, we will honor the pass for Signature Programs until September 1, 2017. After September 1, 2017, we will only accept a film pass if it has a future expiration date on it.

We are the core of Austin’s renowned supportive film community. Join at our Make level for access to works-in-progress programs, panel discussions and special networking events that foster the creative media production community in Central Texas.

Yes, absolutely! AFS Cinema has a wonderful event space that can be used for all kinds of events – receptions, company trainings, family reunions…you name it. Contact rentals@austinfilm.org for more info.

6406 N I-35 Suite 3100, Austin, TX 78759. We’re in the same location as the AFS at the Marchesa venue (just a new address).

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