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The Association of Moving Image Archivists invites you to become a part of the community of archivists, scholars and concerned supporters of moving image preservation and access. Membership is open to any interested individual, institution, organization or corporation.  Being a member provides an opportunity for a diverse array of professionals, students, and friends of the field, to meet, share information and work together. For newcomers to this vibrant, dynamic, and committed community, networking with other AMIA members and industry professionals is an invaluable introduction.  

Benefits of Membership
All Members receive the AMIA Newsletter, the semi-annual AMIA journal The Moving Image, the annual AMIA Membership Directory, other special mailings, invitations to all AMIA meetings and events, discounted registration fees for AMIA annual conferences, workshops and symposia, and the benefits of affiliation with the foremost international professional association for media archivists.  

Individual Members are entitled to vote, hold elective office or appointive position, and participate in all AMIA activities. Any number of individuals from the same institution can join.  

Institutional Members receive a listing in the AMIA Directory, discount registration at the membership rate for employees and a free ehanced listing in the AMIA Supplier Directory. In addition, each Institutional Membership also includes a single individual membership whereby a designated person from your institution will be allowed to vote, hold elective office, and participate in all AMIA committees.  The current contact for your institution will be the initial default representative but if you wish to assign the membership to another individual, please contact the AMIA office.

Annual membership dues are:
$105 individual
$60 student
$400 non-profit institutional
$700 for-profit institutional

Memberships are on annual basis. To join AMIA, you can download our membership form and mail your check, email us with your information, or use this link to pay with a credit card. 


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Co-chairs: Lorena Ramirez-Lopez
                 AJ Lawrence

The International Outreach Committee connects AMIA with ongoing activities in other international organizations that may intersect with and/or enhance AMIA programs.  It develops policies and programs that will enable AMIA to reach out to moving image archivists throughout the world, with the specific objective of extending AMIA's services to such archivists in developing countries.  It seeks to promote AMIA's programs and services to the world community of moving image archivists and to encourage global professional awareness and knowledge within the AMIA membership, along with soundly based volunteerism and other forms of mutual support.

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