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Dachverband der österreichischen Filmschaffenden
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Advantages of an ADA membership


  • A community of experienced filmmakers who can advise you on professional problems
  • Free admission to all director's screenings at the ADA regular cinema in the Filmhaus am Spittelberg
  • Free legal advice from a lawyer
  • Access to sample contracts and assistance with fee negotiations
  • A membership card that gives you easy access to all kinds of film locations
  • Discounts on many ADA workshops
  • Monthly newsletter with valuable industry information
  • Information on financial support for further training
  • As an ADA member, you are also a member of FERA, the European Directors' Association, with all its benefits

The Austrian Directors' Association sees itself as a representative organisation. Any member can contact us at any time with questions and concerns. Our aim is not only to offer our members further training opportunities, but also to be a community they can rely on.



Please send us the following documents:



Membership Fee



with direct debit mandate

Full Membership

144,00 EUR

100,00 EUR

Student/Junior membership *

80,00 EUR

50,00 EUR

Members of sister federations

(z.B.: BVR,, Verband der Filmregisseure)

50% discount




*Student/Junior membership
In order for this discount to be granted, proof must be provided (e.g. confirmation of matriculation). Please send this to us together with your registration form.

Termination of membership
Members can terminate their membership at any time which becomes effective at the end of the following month. Resignation must be communicated in writing. A member may be excluded from the association by the ADA Board for gross violation of membership obligations.

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