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Member benefits

  • A schedule of informative events, often with overseas speakers, that will keep you up to date with technology, trends and techniques
  • Events where you meet and talk with some of the world's best cinematographers
  • Point of contact between members and individuals, companies and industry organisations
  • Access to non-public member contact information
  • Access member only event and test videos
  • Members to member invitations to your event
  • You will be eligible to enter your work into the New Zealand Cinematographers awards
  • Priority access to events
  • Your voice will be heard internationally and nationally as NZCS is the representative body for New Zealand, and is a member of the worldwide organisation IMAGO
  • Networking opportunities
  • A chance to help new camera people as part of the Camera Pathways programm

Member discounts


The Databook

Twenty percent discount for NZCS members - use promo code NZCS.

NZ International Film Festival

Film Society/ Film Industry Guilds concession rates. Book online with a password sent out to members, or show your NZCS membership card at the venue.



Resene Paints

Discounted rates available with a special account number and member identification card.



FnF Fuels

Save 9 cents per litre on Petrol and Diesel. Apply for a card with the application form sent out to members. Also with your FnF Fuelcard, you receive 20% discount on tyres at Beaurepaires. Additionally you will receive a Benefit card entitling you to discounts at Bunnings, Repco, Neol Leeming, Office Max, Ideal Electrical Suppliers, Mastertrade, Carters & Protector Safety.



Rialto Cinemas

$12 ticket to all standard Monday-Friday sessions (excludes 3D, film festivals, alternative content & special events). One ticket per card, they need to be purchased at the box office so the membership card can be presented.



Academy Cinema (Auckland)

Discounted rate of $10. Your membership card must be shown as proof to the counter staff.



The Vic Devonport

$12 ticket to all standard Monday-Friday sessions (excludes 3D, film festivals, alternative content & special events). Present your membership card.



Basement Theatre (Auckland)

Concession prices on all tickets with your membership card.



Classic Comedy Club (Auckland)

Concession price on presentation of your membership card. This is subject to availability. Not valid for any shows deemed special events, fundraisers for individual comedian shows. Contact The Classic directly if unsure whether a show is valid or not and always best to pre-book.



Penthouse Cinema (Wellington)

Concession rates on tickets with membership card.


The Film Archive

Present your membership card for concession rate of $6.


Bats Theatre (Wellington)

Concession prices on tickets for shows with presentation of the membership card.



Seresin Estate Wines

Discount of 20% on online store purchases by entering a promotion code. 

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