Membership, BFCA

BFCA/BTJA – Application for Membership.

Thank you for your interest in the BFCA and BTJA, representing more than 300 television, radio, and on-line critics. The BFCA is the largest film critics organization in the United States and Canada.

Requirements for BFCA/BTJA membership:

  • Applicants for membership must be Broadcast Film Critics: working critics whose reviews are broadcast on a regular basis to a wide audience, either on television, on radio, or (in special cases) on the internet
  • Critics who write for an internet outlet must be either well-known print critics as well, or among the few internet critics whose reviews are read by a large enough audience to qualify
  • Internet critics must be easily accessible on their site, and identified as the site’s primary critic
  • Radio film critics must be heard in at least five markets in addition to their primary radio station, unless their primary outlet is in a major city in North America (New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Toronto, etc.)

To obtain more information about becoming a member of the BFCA, please contact membership director Sara Voorhees at