Frequently Asked Questions

If you can not find your question listed below, please contact us directly at


How Do I join the ADA?

Click on the join tab on the home page. This will explain the process.

Do I have to be a member of BECTU to join the ADA?

No, you do not have to be a member of BECTU to join the ADA. However, BECTU members do get reduced membership rates.

What documents do I need to join the ADA?

A detailed CV, illustrating your experience in the film industry.

What are the membership fees?

The one off administration fee and annual subscription fees are displayed on the join page under each grade of membership.

Can I pay online?

A one off administration fee is payable by Paypal online.

Subscriptions are payable by bank standing order directly to our bank account

What are your bank account details?

Barclays Bank
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Do I have to pay by Standing Order?

Standing orders are automatic and save us considerable time chasing subscriptions. You can pay by cheque or bank transfer but this will incur an extra annual £25 administration fee

How long will it take me to become a member?

Once we have all your details and you have paid the administration fee we hope that it will take no more than  a month. This will also depend on getting answers from your references.

How do I find out about the ADA Student Programme?

This is a new programme. Please email for details

I was a member in the past, how do I renew my membership?

If you have let your membership lapse and we still have your details you are welcome to rejoin. But you will still have to pay the administration fee again.


What training courses do you run?

We run various training courses throughout year. Please go to our Training page and email  for latest news on upcoming courses.

Are your training courses open to non-members?

Non-members are welcome, but will pay a higher fee than ADA or BECTU members to take part.

Do you have a Trainee programme?

The ADA Trainee Programme will be launching mid-2017. Please email  for latest details.


I have lost my log in details and/or password.

Click the “Forgot Password” link on the login page.

How do I update my CV or other details on my members page?

Click “edit profile” on your profile page. Or follow this link. 

How do I apply for membership online?

Go to the join page, read the Terms and conditions of becoming a member and download the application form.

Where can I find copies of the latest T&C’s?

Go to the join page, where you will find a link to them

How do I get on the ADA Facebook forum?

Email us at with your Facebook email address. You will then receive an invitation on your Facebook page. This will then be checked by the moderators and you will be given notice of acceptance.

What is your postal address?

c/o Halliford Studios, Manygate Lane, Shepperton, TW17 9EG