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IFI Friends Scheme

Become an IFI Friend and be part of the home of film in Ireland.

“No one will protect what they don’t care about, and no one will care about what they have never experienced.” Sir David Attenborough

Sign up as an IFI Friend here today!

Becoming an IFI Friend is one of the best ways to give some extra support to the IFI and enjoy greater access to the most hotly anticipated films, invitations to special events, complimentary tickets and a wide range of exclusive benefits. Starting at just €10 per month ( €120 per year), there are levels to suit all tastes and pockets. Click here to join.

Did you know that you can now spread the cost of your subscription over twelve months? Sign up as an IFI Friend here today! 

PREMIERE FRIEND 

€120 (€10 per month) Join

  • 2 complimentary standard cinema tickets on sign up and renewal
  • Membership discounted tickets for you and a guest on standard screenings year-round
  • 2 complimentary tickets to select screenings at your chosen IFI festival
  • Priority access for you and a guest to our monthly Members Preview screenings1
  • IFI programme posted each month (option to receive by email)
  • Monthly Members & Friends ezine
  • 1000 bonus loyalty points on sign up and renewal
  • Double loyalty points on purchases (to be used towards free tickets)
  • 10% discount at IFI Café Bar2, IFI Film Shop, and concessions at the IFI Box Office
  • 15% discount on IFI@Home film rentals
  • Complimentary membership to IFI Tiernan MacBride Library
  • Invitation to tour the IFI Irish Film Archive & Vaults at select times throughout the year
  • Acknowledgement on/in IFI website/foyer
  • Invitations to special IFI Friends meet-ups throughout the year

AVANT-GARDE FRIEND

€350 (€29.16 per month) Join

  • 4 complimentary standard cinema tickets on sign up and renewal
  • Membership discounted tickets for you and 3 guests on standard screenings year-round
  • 4 complimentary tickets to select screenings at your chosen IFI festival
  • Your name on screen prior to screenings at your chosen IFI festival
  • Priority access for you and a guest to our monthly Members Preview screenings1
  • IFI programme posted each month (option to receive by email)
  • Monthly Members & Friends ezine
  • 1500 bonus loyalty points on sign up and renewal
  • Double loyalty points on purchases (to be used towards free tickets)
  • 10% discount at IFI Café Bar2, IFI Film Shop, and concessions at the IFI Box Office
  • 15% discount on IFI@Home film rentals
  • Complimentary membership to IFI Tiernan MacBride Library
  • Invitation to tour the IFI Irish Film Archive & Vaults at select times throughout the year
  • Acknowledgement on/in IFI website/foyer
  • Invitations to special IFI Friends meet-ups throughout the year

CLASSIC FRIEND

€500 (€41.67 per month) Join

  • 4 complimentary standard cinema tickets on sign up and renewal
  • Membership discounted tickets for you and 3 guests on standard screenings year-round
  • 4 complimentary tickets to select screenings at your chosen IFI festival
  • Your name on screen prior to screenings at your chosen IFI festival
  • Priority access for you and a guest to our monthly Members Preview screenings1
  • IFI programme posted each month (option to receive by email)
  • Monthly Members & Friends ezine
  • 2000 bonus loyalty points on sign up and renewal
  • Double loyalty points on purchases (to be used towards free tickets)
  • 10% discount at IFI Café Bar2, IFI Film Shop, and concessions at the IFI Box Office
  • 15% discount on IFI@Home film rentals
  • Complimentary membership to IFI Tiernan MacBride Library
  • Invitation to tour the IFI Irish Film Archive & Vaults at select times throughout the year
  • Acknowledgement on/in IFI website/foyer
  • Invitations to special IFI Friends meet-ups throughout the year

“The written word can be powerful and beautiful, but films transport us to another place in a way that even the most evocative words never can.” Saoirse Ronan

We are passionate about promoting Irish film. It costs approximately €5,000 to digitise an Irish feature film for cinema exhibition.

 

EPIC FRIEND

€1,000 (€83.33 per month) Join

  • 6 complimentary standard cinema tickets on sign up and renewal
  • Membership discounted tickets for you and 3 guests on standard screenings year-round
  • 6 complimentary tickets to select screenings at your chosen IFI festival
  • Your name on screen prior to screenings at your chosen IFI festival
  • Priority access for you and a guest to our monthly Members Preview screenings1
  • IFI programme posted each month (option to receive by email)
  • Monthly Members & Friends ezine
  • 2500 bonus loyalty points on sign up and renewal
  • Double loyalty points on purchases (to be used towards free tickets)
  • 10% discount at IFI Café Bar2, IFI Film Shop, and concessions at the IFI Box Office
  • 15% discount on IFI@Home film rentals
  • Complimentary membership to IFI Tiernan MacBride Library
  • Opportunity for a private tour of the IFI Irish Film Archive & Vaults with complimentary standard cinema tickets for up to 4 guests3
  • Acknowledgement on/in IFI website/foyer
  • Invitations to special IFI Friends meet-ups throughout the year
  • 10% discount on private cinema hire4

 

AUTEUR FRIEND

€2,500 (€208.33 per month) Join

  • 6 complimentary standard cinema tickets on sign up and renewal
  • Membership discounted tickets for you and 3 guests on standard screenings year-round
  • 8 complimentary tickets to select screenings at your chosen IFI festival
  • Your name on screen prior to screenings at your chosen IFI festival
  • Priority access for you and a guest to our monthly Members Preview screenings1
  • IFI programme posted each month (option to receive by email)
  • Monthly Members & Friends ezine
  • 3000 bonus loyalty points on sign up and renewal
  • Double loyalty points on purchases (to be used towards free tickets)
  • 10% discount at IFI Café Bar2, IFI Film Shop, and concessions at the IFI Box Office
  • 15% discount on IFI@Home film rentals
  • Complimentary membership to IFI Tiernan MacBride Library
  • Private tour of the IFI Irish Film Archive & Vaults with appetizer/drinks reception and standard cinema tickets for up to 6 guests3
  • Acknowledgement on/in IFI website/foyer
  • Invitations to special IFI Friends meet-ups throughout the year
  • 20% discount on private cinema hire4
  • Special IFI gift from our archive collection

1 Spaces are limited; Friends are notified by email to book during priority period

2 Maximum two diners per Friend can avail of discount; minimum €10 spend

3 Advanced scheduling required; Subject to availability

4 Hospitality costs additional

 

LUMINARIES€5,000+
Major Donor Philanthropic Giving

IFI Luminaries generously commit to high-level sustained support of the IFI over several years. Please contact the Development Office on 01 679 5744 for further information.

We would like to thank our current Luminaries for their support:

Anonymous
Anonymous
Susie Lopez
Ger & Liv McNaughton
The Sargeant-Genovese Trust

 


To view our current IFI Friends please click here.

 


The IFI is supported
by The Arts Council

Arts Council of Ireland