Professional Membership

Professional members must be employed, or self-employed, full-time in the entertainment and/or media business, or the creative arts. He/she must have some achievement and distinction in their field. Must be committed to transformation in his / her personal life, desires the same for the world, and believes that entertainment, media and the arts can be positive forces to facilitate personal, social and global transformation.

Professional Members are either content creators or facilitators.  Examples: actors, actresses, producers, directors, writers, musicians, authors, speakers, artists, technologists, studio and network executives, agents, managers, business managers, attorneys, marketing and PR professionals, creative and technical professionals.

Professional members are entitled to the Basic membership benefits (below), those available to Supporting members, plus:

  • GATE membership certificate – for recognition in pioneering the creation of the genre of transformational entertainment / media
  • Nominating transformational content for GATE Seal award consideration
  • Possibility to serve on GATE Seal panel for awarding the seal
  • Member blog – GATESPACE
  • Advance notice and opportunity to purchase tickets to major GATE events, such as GATE 2 and Transformational Story Conference
  • Participation in select GATE event receptions and after-parties
  • Free access to GATE professional social media network(s)
  • Exclusive transcripts of unpublished interviews with industry and transformational thought leaders
  • GATE Pitch-A-Thon events
  • Job / project electronic bulletin board
  • Exclusive access to business card bulletin board and exclusive access to member directory
  • Discounts for script analysts / doctors, film business plan writers
  • Free podcasts with industry and transformational thought leaders
  • Free position / educational papers, manifestos, checklists, op-ed pieces, etc. by GATE members, other industry professionals and transformational thought leaders
  • Voting for Imaginal Award winners
  • Career guidance workshops
  • Lecture series, film screening series, lectures / workshops by Wisdom Council members
  • Exclusive Q & As with agents and managers, others
  • Invitations to participate in industry events such as Cannes, Sundance, American Film Market, etc.
  • Discounted entertainment / media legal services
  • Submit short films for possible post on the GATE Channel
  • Exposure to potential investment and distribution channels for your project.
  • Opportunities to invest in transformational entertainment and media projects
  • Exclusive access to the GATE community forum – an interactive online discussion forum
  • Movie Marketing Mandala workshop
  • Exclusive member-only access to receptions / networking rooms at select GATE events
  • Members are eligible to submit or post treatments for production company consideration.
  • Opportunity to submit for periodic GATE anthology. There are many great thinkers and writers in this field. Members can submit essays, poems, opinion pieces, short stories, etc

 

BASIC MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  • GATE membership card
  • GATE Global Awakening News
  • Monthly e-newsletter & Member Alerts
  • Free Media Literacy course
  • Free Norman Seeff Creativity course
  • Participation in GATE industry advocacy efforts
  • Discounts on advertising in GATE events printed programs
  • Special offers for books, workshops, etc.
  • Access to reviews featuring transformational perspectives on current films, TV shows, CDs, DVDs, etc.
  • Discounts on GATE-branded merchandise
  • Opportunities to win monthly product / service giveaways
  • Opt-in to receive offers from allied / related products and services
  • Opportunities to participate in GATE humanitarian efforts
  • Recommend Imaginal Awards nominees
  • Invitations to join sister organizations
  • Discounted professional consultation and production services for concept and investment trailers and trailers for products, services, issues, events etc.
  • Receive Film / book / CD / workshop recommendations
  • Free printed interviews with industry pros and transformational thought leaders
  • Topical / Thematic bibliographies
  • Discounted opportunities to participate in educational seminars and workshops with leading experts
  • Technology and Software demonstrations (Apple, Final Draft etc.) – live, online
  • Discounted consultations with professional personal development consultants / coaches for personal and business issues
  • Discounts with holistic health practitioners

    Discounts To Gate Events

  • Lectures / workshops by teachers, thought-leaders, workshop series
  • Webcasts, Tele-seminars, VOD / streaming of films/ events
  • Invitation and discount to major GATE events. Such as GATE 2 and GATE Transformational Story Conference
  • Invitation to Advance screenings and GATE sponsored book / CD release parties
  • Invitation to participate in international GATE and local chapter events

    Discounted Products and Services

  • Marketers and publicists and other promotional services, speakers
  • Demo video production, media training services, consultations with industry service professionals,
  • productivity coaches and acting coaches
  • Website designers / programmers and graphic designers
  • Digi-marketing and social media marketing services
  • Discounts on advertising – GATE website opportunities
  • Book publishing services; book shepherds; grant proposal writing; Post- Production services and printing services
  • CD / DVD duplication / replication, sound stages, studios, film crews, creative space usage
  • Discounts to Samuel French & the Bodhi Tree bookstores
  • Discounts on bestselling software such as Final Draft
  • Discounts on industry trade publication, such as Hollywood Reporter, Variety, Breakdowns, Billboard
  • Consumer magazine discounts, such as Utne Reader, MacWorld, ODE, etc.
  • Participation in GATE / Apple group sales
  • Compilation CDs, featuring GATE member musicians.
  • Discounts with Organic Bouquet (flowers)
  • Hotel discounts in Los Angeles / New York and San Francisco
  • Discounts on exhibits, concerts, plays
  • Discounts on attractions in Los Angeles / New York
  • Invitations for travel opportunities to spiritual / film / music festivals and events around the world
  • Discounts on group travel