To promote access to film and video as tools for community self-expression and social change. Our programs foster the growth of artists living in underrepresented communities and grant them a platform to display their immeasurable talents.


By becoming a member you  ensure that  we continue providing exemplary media based programming and workshops at accessible and reduced prices. Membership funds support:

  • The Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival
  • Teen Producers Project
  • Tu Voz TV
  • Digital Story Station at the San Diego Public Library.

Take a look at a video created by participants of the Teen Producers Project, one of the programs made possible through membership funds:

Ready to sign-up? 

Click here for the Cine Club Membership Application.

Click here for the Digital Gym Membership Application.

You can also make a donation to the Media Arts Center San Diego through any of these applications (scroll to the bottom). Your generosity is much appreciated!


1.  Cine ClubFor lovers of independent & foreign films! Benefits include:

  • Vouchers for San Diego Latino Film Festival and Digital Gym Cinema screenings
  • Discounted merchandise and concessions
  • Invitations to exclusive Members Only events

Dual memberships and pledge commitment payment plans are available!

A Cine Club Membership also makes a fantastic gift.

Click here to access our application (scroll to the bottom to explore the diverse membership levels).

2. Digital Gym:
For aspiring filmmakers and media savvy artists! This membership grants you access to:

  • Equipment rentals
  • Discounted workshops
  • Computer lab privileges
  • Discounted Digital Gym Cinema tickets and concessions.

Click here to access the application (scroll to the bottom to explore the diverse membership levels).

If you’d like to sign-up for a membership over the phone, please call Kania Hayes at (619) 230-1938 X 102, or if you have any inquiries, please send an e-mail to: