The International Press Academy is among the largest and most diverse entertainment press organizations. With a working membership of domestic and foreign entertainment journalists, IPA members cover all the facets of Film, Television and Interactive for media outlets worldwide.

Become a Member

We are always expanding our membership and invite journalists to apply. Our growing member community is influential in honoring and defining a new standard of innovation, originality and excellence in entertainment and visual media. Our members have been instrumental in promoting independent and foreign language films to a global audience.

Potential members should submit six (6) clips for review, or must be accredited by either the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) and/or have a letter from their editor. The clips must be current, within the past year, for all material submitted.

Current Membership Benefits

  1. Receive the International Press Academy “SATELLITE™ Card”. This membership card entitles you attend press screenings, as well as discounted and free screenings at certain theatre chains.
  2. Film screenings in Los Angeles for IPA members are by private invitation.
  3. Additional venue to publish your film reviews, interviews with filmmakers, and/or gaming reviews on our new blog.
  4. A venue to promote locally produced entertainment to a global association of entertainment journalists.
  5. Invitations and discounted tickets to the annual Satellite™ Awards presentation.
  6. Ongoing email updates from IPA, including breaking news.
  7. Opportunities to join special committees to promote film festivals and other IPA events.


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