HCAS gives STAR TREATMENT to VIP Members

Our success depends on individuals and contributors like you!
Memberships range from $25 Student and $50 Festival Fan to $10,000+ Director’s Circle. Membership benefits of all levels are described below with convenient links to JOIN NOW online.

Festival Student $25

  • 20% Discount on Festival Passes
  • 25% Discount for single tickets to premium and regular screenings
  • Festival Launch Party
  • Cinema Arts Celebration
  • All Workshops and Panels
  • Cinema on the Verge
  • One Festival tote bag
  • Invitation to members-only screenings and events throughout the year
  • Discounts on any ticketed HCAS-sponsored screenings during the year

Note: All tickets and passes must be purchased in person at the box office with Student ID. Please note that some films may include adult content. Membership acknowledges parental or guardian consent.

NOT INCLUDED: Special Events, Cinema Arts Award Presentation

Fair Market Value: $20

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Festival Fan $50+

  • 20% Discount on Festival Passes
  • 25% Discount on single tickets for premium and regular screenings
  • Festival Launch Party
  • Cinema Arts Celebration
  • All Workshops and Panels
  • Cinema on the Verge
  • One Festival tote bag
  • Invitation to members-only screenings and events throughout the year
  • Discounts on any ticketed HCAS-sponsored screenings during the year

NOT INCLUDED: Special Events, Cinema Arts Award Presentation

Fair Market Value: $20

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Festival Enthusiast $100+

Saturday Day Festival Pass, including:

  • All regular screenings for Saturday of the Festival with early arrival priority seating
  • 20% Discount Festival Passes
  • 25% Discount for single tickets to premium and regular screenings
  • Festival Launch Party
  • Cinema Arts Celebration
  • All Workshops and Panels
  • Filmmakers Brunch
  • Cinema on the Verge
  • Festival tote bag
  • Invitation to members-only screenings and events throughout the year
  • Discounts on any ticketed HCAS-sponsored screenings during the year

NOT INCLUDED: Special Events, Cinema Arts Award Presentation

Fair Market Value: $60

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Festival Aficionado $250+

This membership level receives recognition of name and giving level in the Festival Program and Houston Cinema Arts Society Yearbook

One Weekend Festival Pass, including:

  • All regular screenings on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with early arrival priority seating
  • 20% Discount Festival Passes
  • 25% on single tickets for premium and regular screenings
  • Festival Launch Party
  • Cinema Arts Celebration
  • All Workshops and Panels
  • Filmmakers Brunch
  • Cinema on the Verge
  • Festival tote bag
  • Invitation to members-only screenings and events throughout the year
  • Discounts on any ticketed HCAS-sponsored screenings during the year

NOT INCLUDED: Special Events, Cinema Arts Award Presentation

Fair Market Value: $90

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Festival Guild $500+

This membership level receives recognition of name and giving level in the Festival Program and Houston Cinema Arts Society Yearbook

Two Weekend Festival Passes, each including:

  • All regular screenings on Friday, Saturday and Sunday with early arrival priority seating
  • 20% Discount on Festival Passes
  • 25% on single tickets for premium and regular screenings
  • Festival Launch Party
  • Cinema Arts Celebration
  • All Workshops and Panels
  • Filmmakers Brunch
  • Cinema on the Verge
  • Two Festival tote bags
  • Invitation to members-only screenings and events throughout the year
  • Discounts on any ticketed HCAS-sponsored screenings during the year

NOT INCLUDED: Special Events, Cinema Arts Award Presentation

Fair Market Value: $180

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Actor's Circle $1,000+

This membership level receives recognition of name and giving level in the Festival Program and Houston Cinema Arts Society Yearbook

One All Access Pass, including:

  • All screenings with early arrival priority seating
  • 20% Discount on additional Festival passes
  • 25% Discount on single tickets for premium and regular screenings
  • Festival Launch Party
  • Opening Night Party
  • Cinema Arts Celebration
  • All Workshops and Panels
  • Filmmakers Brunch
  • Cinema on the Verge
  • Festival T-shirt, tote bag, and hat
  • Invitation to members-only screenings and events throughout the year
  • Discounts on any ticketed HCAS-sponsored screenings during the year

NOT INCLUDED: Special Events, Cinema Arts Award Presentation

Fair Market Value: $200

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Writer's Circle $2,500+

This membership level receives recognition of name and giving level in the Festival Program, Festival trailer, and Houston Cinema Arts Society Yearbook

Two All Access Passes, each including:

  • All screenings with early arrival priority seating
  • 20% discount on additional Festival passes
  • 25% discount on single tickets for premium and regular screenings
  • Festival Launch Party
  • Opening Night Party
  • Cinema Arts Celebration
  • All Workshops and Panels
  • Filmmakers Brunch
  • Cinema on the Verge
  • Festival T-shirt, tote bag, and hat
  • Invitation to members-only screenings and events throughout the year
  • Discounts on any ticketed HCAS-sponsored screenings during the year

NOT INCLUDED: Special Events, Cinema Arts Award Presentation

Fair Market Value: $405

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Producer's Circle $5,000+

This membership level receives recognition of name and giving level in the Festival Program, Festival trailer, and Houston Cinema Arts Society Yearbook

Four All Access Passes, each including:

  • All screenings with early arrival priority seating
  • 20% discount on additional Festival passes
  • 25% discount on single tickets for premium and regular screenings
  • Festival Launch Party
  • Opening Night Party
  • Cinema Arts Celebration
  • All Workshops and Panels
  • Filmmakers Brunch
  • Cinema on the Verge
  • Festival T-shirt, tote bag, and hat
  • Invitation to members-only screenings and events throughout the year
  • Discounts on any ticketed HCAS-sponsored screenings during the year

NOT INCLUDED: Special Events, Cinema Arts Award Presentation

Fair Market Value: $810

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Director's Circle $10,000+

This membership level receives recognition of name and giving level in the Festival Program, Festival trailer, and Houston Cinema Arts Society Yearbook and two VIP invitations to all exclusive events with guest artists

Six All Access Passes, each including:

  • All screenings with early arrival priority seating
  • 20% Discount on additional Festival Passes
  • 25% Discount on single tickets for premium and regular screenings
  • Festival Launch Party
  • Opening Night Party
  • Cinema Arts Celebration
  • All Workshops and Panels
  • Filmmakers Brunch
  • Cinema on the Verge
  • Festival T-shirt, tote bag, and hat
  • Invitation to members-only screenings and events throughout the year
  • Discounts on any ticketed HCAS-sponsored screenings during the year

Fair Market Value: $1,210

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