Our member benefits program is designed to help not only today’s audio professionals, but also future generations of audio creators.
BUILDING THE COMMUNITY
The ASSG works to promote the sound community through networking, exchanging of ideas and building a sense of unity amongst our members.
- Fortifying a stronger interactive audio community
- Providing a representative voice for members, promoting the common interests of the group to the broader entertainment community and government
- Creating networking opportunities for members to facilitate learning from others and the development of new contacts
The ASSG provides a platform for the recognition of excellence in sound for screen through the Annual ASSG Awards. The Annual ASSG Awards boasts an extensive list of nomination categories designed to praise outstanding achievement in the varied areas of the sound for screen industry. Nominations are open to non-members while the ASSG membership votes on the final nominees, creating a true peer-based celebration of the industry. The Annual ASSG Awards are publicised through the film, television and online community offering recognition for the amazing work of the screen sound community.
ASSG provides various levels of membership based on years of experience, and contributions to the industry at large. The organisation acknowledges individual members graduation to new levels promoting professional growth, achievement and betterment of the industry at large.
The ASSG represents the ideals and interests of the sound for screen community in a collective of affiliate organizations dedicated to the betterment of audio industry, as well to union and government funding organisations. We work with these organizations to develop strategies to meet common goals:
- SCG (Screen Composers Guild)
- ASE (Australian Screen Editors)
- AFI (Australian Film Institute)
- AACTA (Australian Academy of Cinema & Television Arts)
ASSG promotes a strong sense of community by hosting gatherings in major cities providing a vehicle for networking and discussion.
ASSG publishes a newsletter to update its members regarding happenings in the sound for screen community and industry. Members receive regular updates helping them keep up to date on important goings on.
The ASSG regularly hosts panels, seminars and round tables focusing on issues of importance to the sound for screen community. ASSG members may attend these presentations free of charge. ASSG records and then archives these presentations on www.assg.org.au where members may review.
ASSG has access to the best of the best in our industry today to offer guidance to those in need. Members can post questions and concerns on the ASSG Community Message Boards and have the opportunity to receive feedback from experienced professionals who know the insides and outs of the audio industry.
ASSG supports its member’s development by providing resources for business, creative and technical applications. These resources include:
- Project Postmortems
- Suggested Reading Lists
- Directories and Links
The ASSG works to promote the importance of audio in various screen mediums. By putting press releases out on the news wire, participating in interviews and promoting our mission statement to the public, the ASSG is raising the profile of sound for the screen. Greater awareness equates to opportunities for greater success for all audio professionals.
The ASSG grants its member access to a special discounts program offering members only exclusive deals. Discounts provide members savings in the following areas:
- Professional Memberships