Spotlight Membership

A Spotlight membership is the most affordable way to engage with Full Frame and your fellow film fans during the festival and throughout the year. Every new and renewing member supports the festival and ensures we can fulfill our mission 365 days a year. Spotlight memberships are available with annual gifts of $250+ (up to the First Team level at $1350) and offer a range of attractive benefits. All Spotlight memberships are 100% tax deductible. Special pricing is available for students and educators*.

All Spotlight members are entitled to:

  • Discounts
    • Buy festival film tickets for $10 each, a savings of 35% (limit 8 discounted tickets per film)
    • Receive discount on festival merch
  • Swag
    • Wear your exclusive member button during Full Frame
    • Get festival swag as a thank you gift (see membership levels below for details)
  • Access
    • Purchase festival tickets two days before the general public
    • Reserve tickets for often sold-out year-round screenings before the general public
    • Stay in-the-know with a quarterly member newsletter
    • Get invited to members-only events throughout the year, including a VIP happy hour during the festival



Producer       $250 per year        

With a donation of $250 per year, Producer level members receive all of the benefits listed above PLUS a Full Frame coffee mug**!




Director        $500 per year         

With a donation of $500 per year, Producer level members receive all of the benefits listed above PLUS a Full Frame car magnet** and two complimentary vouchers to festival film screenings!




*Are you a student or educator?

Receive member benefits for a 50% discount. That’s just $125 for an annual Producer or $250 for an annual Director membership!

Join Producer level with a student/educator discount:



Join Director level with a student/educator discount:




**Promotional items subject to change based on availability.


Want access to even more benefits? Become a First Team member and enjoy concierge service at the festival, exclusive parties, and other great benefits! You can also support Full Frame by making a tax-deductible gift of any amount in monthly, quarterly, or annual installments. 


All membership dues can be made in annual, quarterly, or monthly installments. If you plan to make payments in quarterly or monthly installments, and you would like to make an additional tax-deductible gift above the level minimum, please follow these steps:

  1. Select “Add Additional Gift” on the Duke My Gift page
  2. Enter the additional amount in the box. Please note:  the amount entered in the “Additional Gift” section will be added to each payment. For example, if you are giving quarterly and would like to give an additional gift of $100 over the course of the year, please enter $25 in the box. 


Questions? Please contact senior development associate Savannah Lennertz at 919.433.9804 or Thank you for supporting Full Frame!