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  • Is there any advantage to joining a Guild or Association for independent Documentary and News people? If so, which one? I've been looking at Film Independent.

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  • Yes.

    • My guild has workshops with visiting professionals.

    • Networking is good.

    • The letters behind your name reassure clients that you are a signatory to a code of ethics. It lowers the defamation insurance premiums for any employers/broadcast clients and may just help if you do need to defend yourself.
  • @goanna Thanks....looks like The Virginia Production Alliance is the most popular one around here.