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Malayalam Film and Television Chamber of Commerce

Malayalam Film and Television Chamber of Commerce

Online Membership

Malayalam Film Television Chamber of Commerce Membership

Malayalam Film and Television Chamber of Commerce will accept only online membership applications as online mode has obvious advantages.

People who attained 18 years working or willing to work predominantly in the Malayalam Film and Television Industry whether in Cinema, Television, Web Series and Web Based Assignments, Advertisements, Short Films, Production Houses, Distributors, Exhibitors, Film Creations, Serials, Film and Television Academies, Students and people who plays significant role in the film and television industry directly or indirectly. In the case of youngsters who not attained 18 years, any one of their parents or guardian can apply for Life Membership on their behalf.

The membership application can be sent by anyone at any time round the clock from anywhere in the world and it will save time, money and avoid sending application form and documents in physical form by post or courier.

Please read the eligibility criteria for and the benefits of membership. Also read the Byelaws of the Malayalam Film and Television Chamber of Commerce.

Types of Membership

1. Annual Membership – Artist and Technician – ₹ 2,000
(Application accepted in April only)
2. Student Membership (For 3 years only and non-renewable) – ₹ 4,000
3. Associate Membership – Artist and Technician (For 3 years only and non-renewable) — ₹ 5,000
4. Life Membership – Artist and Technician – ₹ 25,000
5. Producer Membership — ₹ 50,000
6. Distributor and Exhibitor Membership — ₹ 50,000
7. Corporate Membership hers – ₹ 50,000

All artists or aspiring artists and technicians or assistants in the Film and Television industry are considered for Artist Membership and issued the Artist Membership Card. All others come under Benefactor category and issued Membership Card accordingly. The Artist and Technician Life Members only can contest the election for the Managing Committee. The Benefactor Members can only vote for sector specific elections and not for the Managing Committee elections of the MFTC. However, the Managing Committee and Board of Directors can co-opt or nominate Benefactor Members or Corporate Members as per the discretionary powers vested with them for the vacant posts in the Managing Committee subject to a maximum 1/3rd of the total Managing Committee strength.

Students between the age of 18 and 30 can apply for three years one-time non-renewable membership at concessional rate.

The writer annual or life member can register story title, one line of story and script online by paying appropriate fees.

The Annual Membership application will be accepted during the month of April only. However, if a person makes a special request in May, his application will be considered after scrutiny of the applicant’s submitted documents and the membership card will be issued for the period from April to March. For example if a person is making a special request to become an Annual Member in May 2023, his application will be considered after scrutiny of documents submitted and Annual Membership Card will be issued for the period April 2023 to March 2024. The Annual Membership should be renewed before the expiry period and no reminder or intimation regarding the expiry of membership period will be sent to the member. If a member comes to renew the membership after two months, a penalty of ₹ 500 will be charged and the membership period will be mentioned from current year April to the following year March for continued membership. The Membership Fee once paid will not be refunded or adjusted.

The Malayalam Film and Television Chamber of Commerce Life Membership–Artist and Technician has distinct features and advantages.

Always remember to pay the appropriate fees and fill up the correct payment reference number before submitting the application form.

Please click to the relevant page for appropriate online membership application form.

MFTC Specimen Id Card