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Membership Benefits

  • Regular free workshops, seminars and get togethers in Auckland and Wellington.
  • A listing in the only comprehensive online directory for NZ screen composers and sound creatives (temporarily out of service)
  • Facebook group for sharing ideas and job opportunities and networking.
  • Monthly one on one mentoring / sharing sessions with established composers (Auckland) – get in touch to book a session.
  • Free use of music production studio at Studio 11 @ Parachute Studios (Auckland) for recording / collaborations / meetings – get in touch to book a time.
  • Discounts at industry events – announced regularly.
  • A Standard Screen Composers Agreement for use by members – get in touch for a copy.
  • Corporate discount for online purchases from PB Technologies. Contact us for details.
  • 30% discount off purchases of individual software products from East West (excludes subscriptions).  Contact us for details.
  • 10% discount off all Spitfire Audio products (excluding specials or bundles).  Contact us for details.
  • 20% discount off all products at iZotope.  Contact us for details.
  • 20% discount and a free listing on all listing upgrades for The Data Book – using the discount code ‘COMP’.
  • Academy Cinema (Auckland) – Student concession rates when proof of membership number presented before 5pm weekdays $9, after 5pm weekdays and weekends and school and public holidays $12. Wednesdays $5 all day as part of our popular $5 Wednesdays
  • NZ International Film Festival – Discount for members on tickets (online for wellington) and in person in Auckland and other centres currently – present proof of membership number.
  • Big Screen Symposium – special industry rates.
  • Documentary Screen Edge Seminar – Special industry rates when booking.
  • Basement Theatre (Auckland) – Provide proof of membership number and they will get a concession price ticket.
  • The Classic Comedy Club (Auckland) – Concession prices for regular comedy programme tickets with proof of membership number.
  • BATS Theatre (Wellington) – Provide proof of membership number and they will get a concession price ticket.

Membership Types

Membership at all levels is welcomed. The relative dues and benefits are described below:

SCGNZ Associate Membership:  $25.00
We welcome new composers or recent graduates seeking entry into the business, to learn, share and connect.  Associate membership is for composers who do not yet have a professional feature film or commercially broadcast composing credit.

Please note: Allows use of forum and free attendance to workshops and seminars but listing in directory only if composer is a member of APRA.  Voting privileges are restricted to Professional or Gold level members.

CGNZ Professional Membership: $75.00
Composers with a professional feature film or commercially broadcast composing credit can apply for this membership level.  Full voting rights and a listing in directory.

SCGNZ Full Membership: $150.00
We appreciate and value those composers with a professional feature film or commercially broadcast composing credit who are able to give additional support to the Guild towards the greater self-sustainability of the organisation – Thank you for your added support!

SCGNZ Corporate Sponsorship: $150.00
We appreciate and value companies or patrons who would like to support the Guild – Thank you for your ongoing support!

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