Become a Member

Ready for your close-up? Step into the spotlight with a SIFF Membership!

Become a SIFF Member

SIFF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a sense of community around film. Become a SIFF member and play your part in keeping independent cinema alive in Seattle. It's as easy as calling "Action!"

SIFF memberships are $60 for individuals* and $120 for dual memberships.


Every SIFF Member receives:

  • Five free small popcorns
  • $5 off regularly priced year-round screenings
  • $2 off regularly priced Festival screenings, early access to the Festival box office, and exclusive discounts on Festival merchandise
  • Invitations to free preview screenings and year-round member appreciation events
  • Discounts and offers throughout the year from partner organizations

What are you waiting for? Your curtain call is now and the show can't start without you!

*Student/Senior (65+) - $40

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  • SIFF Memberships are annual and valid for a 12-month cycle from the time of purchase.
  • All membership materials (including your popcorn punchcard and SIFF Member bumper sticker) can now be picked up at any of our year-round SIFF Cinema locations.
  • No member number is necessary, and no member card is necessary. Your SIFF membership is active immediately upon purchase so you can access the discount online at or at any of our year-round cinema box offices simply by providing your name and email. If you prefer, a physical membership card can be provided upon request.
  • SIFF Memberships are solely for the individual(s) whose name(s) are included at the time of purchase. Memberships cannot be transferred or shared with any other individuals. Violation of this will result in a cancellation of the membership without refund.
  • All SIFF Member benefits are subject to change and availability and are valid for one year from the time of purchase.


  • Volunteers can redeem five volunteer vouchers to receive a one-year membership. Find more information and redeem your volunteer vouchers for a membership by filling out the Vouchers for Membership Form.

Check our FAQ page for answers to commonly asked questions or email if you have any questions or concerns.

Want to Strengthen Your Support?

Interested in being behind the scenes? Consider becoming a SIFF Donor and help impact our day-to-day operations, supporting SIFF's core programs: SIFF Education, SIFF Cinema, and the Seattle International Film Festival. Read more about making a one-time or monthly donation as well as our fantastic new donor benefits.

Become a Donor