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Become a member

ITF is a not-for-profit organisation, totally committed to helping indies and freelancers achieve their potential. We’re here to save you time, money and hassle.

Membership gives you:

  • Big savings on ITF training courses
  • Free bespoke training to meet specific company needs
  • Free training needs analysis and ongoing consultancy
  • Access to the ITF Travel Fund

ITF offers bespoke training to meet particular company skills gaps. Content is devised by ITF Training Director Gilly Cohen in collaboration with the member company.

Membership fees are based on company turnover, and members receive training benefits equal in value to their fee. Your ITF fees are tax deductible.

Contact or 020 3487 0354 to become a member.

Membership fees and entitlements

Company turnover Membership fee Free bespoke training Free/discounted course days ITF consultancy Extras
Up to £2.5m £1000 0 days Up to 8 discounts Initial meeting & quarterly reports N/A
Up to £10m £3000 1 day Up to 10 discounts Initial meeting & quarterly reports N/A
Up to £20m £5000 2 days Up to 6 discounts Quarterly meetings/reports 1 Lunch & Learn
Up to £35m £10000 4 days Up to 10 discounts Quarterly meetings/reports 2 Lunch & Learn
Up to £50m £20000 7 days Up to 50 discounts Monthly updates 3 Lunch & Learn
Up to £100m £50000 10 days 30 free days (+ discounted days to value of membership) Ongoing consultancy 4 Lunch & Learn
Up to £150m £100000 20 days 60 free days (+ discounted days to value of membership) Ongoing consultancy 10 Lunch & Learn
Over £150m £150000 30 days 100 free days Ongoing consultancy 10 Lunch & Learn

Most ITF day courses cost £250 for non-member companies.

Member discounts are worth £125. So if a member company uses one discount they will pay £125 for a £250 course, or they can use 2 discounts and get a free place (worth £250).

Some courses such as camera skills and data wrangling cost more.

Member companies benefit from bespoke training days arranged in collaboration with ITF’s Training Director Gilly Cohen. These bespoke days’ address specific company training issues or meet specific needs for individuals and groups within the company and are delivered on site (includes development, trainers, resources and equipment valued at 2k from 1st June 2016).

Members companies also benefit from Lunch & Learn 60 or 90-minute training sessions designed to order by Gilly Cohen and delivered on site to meet specific training needs (includes development, trainers, resources and equipment valued at 1k from 1st June 2016).

What our member companies say about ITF:

“Very practical and good value TV skills training.”

Bella Lambourne – Global Head of HR Endemol Group and HR Director at Endemol UK

“The recent in.indie training on the HD camera was invaluable.  For really tight budgets, this is very cost-effective as well as enhancing the skillset of our employees.”

Windfall Head of Production Kristina Obradovic

“Colleagues were impressed with the course leader Dermot Scully who, as a practising lawyer, gave the material the ‘real world’ edge we required. The participants commented on the ‘in-depth’ and ‘well-structured’ nature of the course.”

Tim Ball – IMG Sports UK Head of Media Production




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