FDCP NATIONAL REGISTRY

The National Registry for Film Workers offers services that support and protect the interest of members of the film industry through assistance in access to social services, access to numerous skills development programs and workshops, and access to basic legal assistance and work opportunities.

Maintained by the Film Development Council of the Philippines, the National Registry serves as a database for active film workers to be kept updated on support services that the Agency provides.

FDCP Member Benefits

SSS Assistance

Members of the FDCP National Registry will be assisted in the facilitation of their registration, monitoring of their contributions, and processing of inquiries and requests. They will also have access to regular seminars and orientation sessions on updates regarding policies.

PhilHealth Assistance

Members of the FDCP National Registry will be assisted in the facilitation of their registration, monitoring of their contributions, and processing of inquiries and requests. They will also have access to regular seminars and orientation sessions on updates regarding policies.

Pag-IBIG Fund Assistance

Members of the FDCP National Registry will be assisted in the facilitation of their registration, monitoring of their contributions, and processing of inquiries and requests. They will also have access to regular seminars and orientation sessions on updates regarding policies.

PFESO Database for Foreign Productions

FDCP members are qualified for consideration to be part of the Philippine Film Export Services Office database to be presented to foreign productions in need of local talents and coordinators.

Consultations on Policies for Film Workers

FDCP Members will be able to participate in the drafting of the Magna Carta for Film Workers by providing their inputs through sector consultations, focus group discussions and surveys in a new ‘crowdsourcing’ approach to policy-making. The Magna Carta for Film Workers, spearheaded by FDCP, is a policy for the workers by the workers to protect and promote their rights and interests as employed and/or self-employed film workers of the film industry.

Involment in the drafting of the Magna Carta for Film Workers

FDCP Members will be able to participate in the drafting of the Magna Carta for Film Workers by providing their inputs through sector consultations, focus group discussions and surveys in a new 'crowdsourcing' approach to policy-making. The Magna Carta for Film Workers, spearheaded by FDCP, is a policy for the workers by the workers to protect and promote their rights and interests as employed and/or self-employed film workers of the film industry.

FDCP Grievance Committee

The FDCP Grievance Committee will be available to FDCP members to provide free legal consultations and discuss concerns through the Complaints Desk.

Access to FDCP Programs

FDCP members will have access to FDCP programs such as workshops, film markets, conferences and festivals. By being part of the FDCP mailing list, they will receive updates on FDCP and the film industry, including job opportunities and professional development programs.

Eligibility Requirements for Membership

Eligible applicants must qualify under the following categories: (All proofs must be within three (3) years prior to registration)

ACTORS

Actors, which include principal actors, background actors, stunt doubles and dubbers should present a well-documented proof of engagement in five (5) projects.

PRODUCERS

Executive producers, supervising producers, line producers and production associates should present a well-documented proof of engagement in two (2) project.

DIRECTORS

TV Directors, commercial and independent film directors, and assistant directors (including 2nd assistant directors) should present a well-documented proof of engagement in two (2) major projects.

Exceptions can be made for TV directors who have been engaged or are currently engaged in one project, given that they have been involved in the project for majority of the three-year period prior to registration.

PRODUCTION STAFF

Production staff, which includes production managers, location managers, personal assistants and artist coordinators should present a well-documented proof of engagement in three (3) projects.

TECHNICAL WORKERS

Technical workers such as editors, cameramen and cinematographers, lighting directors, focus pullers, gaffers, assistant cameramen, grips, boom men, sound recordists and all other workers operating devices and equipments within a production should present a well-documented proof of engagement in three (3) projects.

CREATIVES AND ARTISTIC TEAM

Creatives and members of the artistic team, which include writers, production designers, art directors, associate production designers, set men, props men, make-up/prosthetics artists andassistant hair and make-up artists, costume designers, stylists, wardrobe mistresses and assistants should present a well-documented proof of engagement in two (2) projects.

MEMBERSHIP FEE

Annual Membership fee: P300*

*For 60 years old and above Membership is waived.