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Fill out a NEW Member Application online: New Membership Application
Returning Members can Renew Membership here.


  • Free or Discounted Admission to networking events, seminars, workshops, product demonstrations, luncheons, and other Academy activities. Events
  • Discount on Emmy® Award entry fees and Gala. Awards
  • CINEMA CLUB – Special preview and first-run movies, FREE for you and a guest. E-blasts announcing details about attending each film are sent to Members who join the Cinema Club – details here.
  • OFF CAMERA Newsletter – News and information from the San Francisco / Northern California, Reno, and Hawaii area television communities emailed to you directly every month.
  • “Motion Picture, TV, and Theatre Directory” – Complimentary copy
  • JOB BANK – A free service from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Job Bank
  • SPECIAL BENEFITS – Change from time to time and are offered on a limited time basis; one example is free “Member Professional Headshot” Photo Sessions!

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP is a privilege extended to those actively engaged in television who make direct contributions to the industry such as executives, producers, performers, announcers, newscasters, technicians, writers, directors, artists, designers, photographers, and editors, among others.  Active (voting) members must have been engaged in the profession of television for at least one year to be approved by the Membership Committee.

Professional members work in the television community:

  • at broadcast stations
  • at cable and satellite companies
  • as independent television producers and consultants
  • in academic communications departments
  • as marketing specialists
  • as performers or in creative crafts positions
  • as creators of video content for the web

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP is offered to those who are interested in and support the advancement of television but cannot be classified in the designated professional categories.

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP is offered to those who are enrolled in accredited telecommunications courses at area colleges or universities.

LIFE MEMBERSHIP honors Chapter Presidents at the completion of their term of office.



Annual Dues (January 1 – December 31)

Location New Member Renewal
San Francisco/San Jose/Sacramento $120 $75
Fresno/Hawaii $95 $60
Salinas-Monterey/Chico-Redding/Eureka/ Reno/Guam $70 $45
Student (no increase) $15 $15

Pay for two years and save 5%!  Three years save 10%!!

Apply Now!

Fill out a NEW Member Application online: New Membership Application
Returning Members can Renew Membership here.

Enter your Member Number and Password – or your E-mail Address and Password, then click the “I’m not a robot” button and then Enter.

If you need help, e-mail or call 650-341-7786

New membership benefit – FREE HEADSHOTS!

Membership chair Mike Moya is a professional still photographer providing free Headshot Photo Sessions for NATAS members.  One was held in the Spring 2017 at Laney College in Oakland. The next session will be in Sacramento.
We will send out a Member E-blast with more information when the date is set.
Here are the Spring 2017 Headshots!