Being a member of Open Channel entitles you to a range of services and discounts to support your screen interests and activities.

The cost of membership is only $55 for individuals ($44 concession) and entitles you to a host of benefits, including giveaways, discounts and access to Open Channel initiatives and opportunities.


Membership Fees

$55 Full$44 Full
$44 Concession*$33 Concession*
* If you are paying at the concession rate, please email evidence of full-time Student status, Healthcare or Pensioner card to (please note we cannot accept student cards as proof of concession)

NOTE: Open Channel Membership fees are non-refundable

Member Benefits

  • Discounted or free entry to Open Channel events, such as our 2-day Generation Next Conference and Framed Industry Seminar Series
  • 20% discount on short courses, workshops and masterclasses
  • Member discounts at selected screen industry retailers and organisations, such as Cinema Nova
  • Member giveaways through OpenLine and Facebook
  • Access to exclusive members-only content on our website including event podcasts
  • Voting rights at the Annual General Meeting

Member Discounters

Please note that Member Discounters and their advertised benefits may change without notice. Check this list regularly for updates. Present your Open Channel membership card or quote membership number to access benefits.

VA Digital Hire40% off equipment hire
3/5 Rocklea Dr,
Port Melbourne, VIC 3207
Phone: +61 3 8680 4000
Audio Network25% off first purchases
Email for instructions
Audio Network Small
Australian Film Institute236 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne
Phone: (03) 9695 7249
10% discount off membership (Contact Open Channel for discount code)
AFI small
Cassette & Tape Supplies38 King St, Prahran
Phone: (03) 9529 3177
Leading supplier of Audio, Visual and DATA recordable media
Healthy discount
Cinema Nova380 Lygon St, Carlton
Phone: (03) 9349 5201
Industry concession
cinema nova small
CompNow352 Ferntree Gully Road
Notting Hill VIC 3168
Phone : 03 9684 3600
Substantial discounts on Apple products and digital video packages and extended 3-year warranty.
** Call Tom at CompNow to discuss your needs before going in
Hire Image2 Fortescue Avenue, Seaford
Phone: 0414 682 321
10% discount on AV equipment for sale and hire.
Music and Effects1 Yarra St, South Yarra
Phone: (03) 9827 3348
Special deals on sound post-production services.
Red Stitch Actors TheatreRear 2, Chapel Street St. Kilda 3183
Phone: 9533 8083
Concession-priced ticket to all Red Stitch productions
Encore Directory & Encore Directory Online$30 discount on 2014 Encore Directory
$10 discount on Encore Directory Online (12 months access)
$59 discount for 2014 Encore Directory and Online access for 12 months
Wine DirectOpen Channel members now have access to the
portfolio through a brand new lifestyle benefit.
Simply follow the link above and sign up to obligation free offers and take advantage of the
exclusive subscriber only offers.

Is your organisation interested in offering discounted products or services to Open Channel Members?