Join nearly 600 of the area's top creative and digital professionals by supporting a unique organization dedicated to your success and helping you stay on the cutting edge! For over ten years, BDA has provided low-cost, high-value training, innovative special events and state-of-the-art facilities that empower the creative community in Colorado and beyond. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out, you will find something valuable at Boulder Digital Arts. Sign up!
- Significant discounts on BDA training programs. In most cases, if you participate in more than one BDA event per year, your registration fee savings will cover the entire cost of your membership!
- Automatic discounts on all BDA OnDemand video purchases.
- Discounts on daily, weekly, and monthly passes to our beautiful coworking space.
- Access to our professional film/video/photography production studio starting at only $35/hour.
- Exclusive access to our Digital Lab featuring state-of-the-art Macintosh computers loaded with industry-standard software tools for only $8/hour.
- Exclusive access to our conference room including video projection, 26" LCD monitor, DVD player and sound system for only $15/hour.
- 40% discount on O'Reilly print titles and buy one get one free e-books.
- Up to 40% off standard printing service on Lightjet, Canvas, and Fine Art Paper printing from PhotoCraft using their new LifePics system.
- Great discounts at local and national service providers and retail providers.
- Top priority listings in the BDA Creative Professional Directory - BDA members' listings are sorted to the top when users search or browse the directory.
- 3 enhanced BDA Creative Professional Directory listings, including the ability to include a sample portfolio file for each listing.
- You'll be in great company - join nearly 600 of the area's top creative professionals today!
How It Works
Our website makes it easy for you to sign up for a paid membership ($45/year). Once you're a member, our website will automatically recognize you as a member when you log in and you can register for any BDA class or workshop at the member rate and create your three directory listings. You can also print out a membership card for redeeming your BDA member discounts with our discount providers. In addition, all Boulder Digital Arts discount providers can validate your membership status in real-time - even if you've just signed up!
If your organization has at least three people who would like to become BDA members, you can participate in our organizational membership program that discounts each membership as follows:
- 3-10 Memberships: $35 annually
- 11-20 Memberships: $30 annually
- 20+ Memberships: $25 annually
BDA Business Partners
- Photography and Video Studio Rental
$35/hour or $300/day (normally $50/hour or $400/day)
- Sound Booth Rental
$10/hour or free with studio rental (above)
- Included amenities with studio rentals: lighting equipment, stands, tripods, jib, dolly, makeup room, props and costumes, conference room, kitchen area and private parking lot.
- Studio rentals are a two-hour minimum. Day rentals are for a 10 hour period. Once the 10 hours have been reached, additional time restarts at the hourly rental.
- 10% off all rentals for BDA members!
- Barbizon Light of the Rockies has established special discounts for BDA members, including expendables, lighting fixtures and grip equipment. Just state your BDA membership and the sales staff at Barbizon will supply you with a quote that includes the BDA discount. Discounts on certain items are industry standard pricing and some are at lower pricing schedule, exclusively for BDA members.
- Airshow offers video producers a great studio to record narration!
- Record at Airshow Mastering with an engineer for only $60 per hour (normally $85 per hour).
- Record at Airshow Mastering in our self-operated room (no engineer) for only $25 per hour (normally $30 per hour). Please note that you must either bring your own microphones or rent them from Airshow with this package.
- BDA Members receive a FREE membership to Mike's Camera Club Legacy, a $24.95 value (details).
- 35% off photofinishing and CD or a FREE second set of prints
- 20% off albums, frames and scrap-booking supplies
- 10% off Video / DVD transfers and services
- 10% off reprints, enlargements and slide processing
- 10% off custom framing
- FREE internet uploads
- We are happy to offer a 10% discount on labor to BDA members so you can focus on your gift to the best of your ability.
- 15% off all services
- 15% off all equipment rentals
- 10% off subscriber fees for the first 15 users in a particular organization.
- UpSync is a powerful yet easy-to-use web and mobile app (iPad, iPhone) for empowering sales and marketing.
- 10% off all services
- 15% off all servicess
- When requesting pricing or placing an order, mention that you are a BDA member and we will quote you the BDA discounted price.
Business Partner prices, discounts and participation can vary, and may change or be discontinued at any time.