A VC MEMBERSHIP is a rewarding way to show your support for VC. The VC Members are a community of filmmakers and filmgoers who champion the spirit of diverse, independent Asian American voices in film and media.  There are many different VC Membership levels to suit your ability to give, and a portion of each contribution is tax-deductible. VC Members receive benefits such as discounts to VC screenings, workshops, and merchandise year-round, and special invitations to VIP events at the annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.

MEMBERSHIPS support VC's artist programs, such as: the ARMED WITH A CAMERA FELLOWSHIP, the C3: CONFERENCE FOR CREATIVE CONTENTDIGITAL HISTORIES, our VC ARCHIVES, and our annual LOS ANGELES ASIAN PACIFIC FILM FESTIVAL.

**Memberships last for one year from the date of signing up.** 

If you would like to make a fully tax-deductible donation instead, click here.

VC MEMBERSHIP LEVELS
Click on the membership types below to learn more about member benefits.

+ FAN (FREE)

  • Complimentary subscription to Visual Communications’ monthly electronic newsletter with the latest news on AAPI media, the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF), and other industry and community events
  • Special invitations to film screenings, including ticket giveaways


+ STUDENT ($30)

  • Student members receive all member benefits at the Friend level
  • Proof of enrollment required - You must submit a photo or scan of your current student ID each year

**Contact membership@vconline.org to purchase this membership.

+ SUPPORTER - BASIC BENEFITS ($50)

  • Subscription to VC’s monthly electronic newsletter, with the latest news on AAPI media, community events, and ticket giveaways
  • Access to exclusive members-only screenings and advance screenings of theatrical releases
  • Discount on tickets to all VC events and VC merchandise
  • Donor recognition on the VC website and LAAPFF Catalog
  • LAAPFF Program Guide mailed to your home
  • Members-only priority pre-sale period for LAAPFF

100% of your donation is tax deductible.


+ FRIEND ($75)

  • All member benefits at the SUPPORTER level
  • Two (2) LAAPFF regular screening tickets ($25 value)

$50 of your donation is tax deductible


+ FILMMAKER ($125)

  • All member benefits at the SUPPORTER level
  • Four (4) LAAPFF regular screening tickets ($50 value)
  • One (1) exclusive LAAPFF badge granting access to priority seating before film screenings (must be picked up during Festival)
  • LAAPFF film submission entry fee waived (1 per year, $55 value)
  • Access to apply for 501(c)(3) nonprofit status, through VC’s Fiscal Sponsorship (includes one-on-one fundraising consultations)
  • Discounted access to VC facilities for production shoots, auditions, screenings, or video editing
  • Discounts on VC production equipment rentals

$75 of your donation is tax deductible


+ SPONSOR ($250)

  • All member benefits at the SUPPORTER level
  • Six (6) LAAPFF regular screening tickets ($75 value)
  • Two (2) tickets to the LAAPFF Opening Night OR Closing Night Gala (screening & party, $100 value)
  • One (1) exclusive LAAPFF badge granting access to priority seating before film screenings (must be picked up during Festival)
  • One (1) complimentary copy of the LAAPFF Catalog (must be picked up during Festival)

$100 of your donation is tax deductible


+ PATRON ($500)

  • All member benefits at the SUPPORTER level
  • Eight (8) LAAPFF regular screening tickets ($100 value)
  • Two (2) tickets to LAAPFF Opening Night Gala (screening & party, $100 value)
  • Two (2) tickets to LAAPFF Closing Night Gala (screening & party, $100 value)
  • One (1) exclusive LAAPFF badge granting access to priority seating before film screenings (must be picked up during Festival)
  • One (1) complimentary copy of the LAAPFF Catalog (must be picked up during Festival)
  • One (1) complimentary copy of an Armed with a Camera OR Digital Histories DVD, showcasing work from the most recent class of fellows (mailed to your home)

$200 of your donation is tax deductible


+ BENEFACTOR ($1,000)

  • All member benefits at the SUPPORTER level
  • Two (2) LAAPFF Festival Passes ($600 value)
  • One (1) exclusive LAAPFF badge granting access to priority seating before film screenings (must be picked up during Festival)
  • One (1) complimentary LAAPFF tote bag and Catalog (must be picked up during Festival)
  • One (1) complimentary copy of an Armed with a Camera DVD, showcasing work from the most recent class of fellows (mailed to your home)
  • One (1) complimentary copy of a Digital Histories DVD, showcasing work from the most recent class of fellows (mailed to your home)

$500 of your donation is tax deductible

PURCHASE YOUR MEMBERSHIP ONLINE

PURCHASE BY MAIL OR PHONE

To donate by mail, please make a check payable to "Visual Communications" and mail to:
Visual Communications
ATTN: Dorothy Xiao
120 Judge John Aiso Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

You may also make contributions by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) by calling Dorothy Xiao at 213-680-4462 ext. 32.