Please note that any requirements for credits, number of programs, number of hours or days, or percentages of time spent (as outlined below) are requirements which must have been met within the four years preceding one's application for membership; also, such requirements apply in each instance to the production or distribution of audio visual works for national exhibition.
Screen credit as Executive Producer, Co-Executive Producer, Supervising Producer, Producer, or Produced By on at least:
2 long form programs produced for national exhibition. A long form program is defined as a movie-of-the-week, mini-series or special running 2 hours or more in combined length;
13 cumulative episodes of scripted drama, comedy or variety series (either half-hour or one hour in length) produced for national exhibition.
26 cumulative work weeks of either a strip or once-a-week game show, talk show, drama or alternative/non-scripted/reality show (either half-hour or one hour in length) produced for national exhibition where employment is on a weekly basis, as opposed to episodically;
A pro rata equivalent combination of any of the above criteria.
New Media producers may be eligible for Active membership, as determined by the Producers PGEC. Producers must be credited as Executive Producer, Co-Executive Producer, Supervising Producer, Producer, Produced By, Co-Producer, Line Producer, Coordinating Producer, Senior Producer and Post Producer. In all cases, individuals must take responsibility for significant producing responsibilities in the initiation, coordination and supervision of the creative, and financial elements through all the phases of production on at least 60 minutes of professional new media productions that have had broad domestic or verifiable international consumer release. Determination of the “professional” level shall be solely decided upon by the Producers PGEC.
Body of Work Clause
Individuals, who have significant body of work as a producer within television, as determined by the Producers Peer Group Executive Committee, may also be recommended for Active Status membership.
Any person who has received screen credit in the above titles but who has not compiled sufficient hours of produced national exhibition programming to qualify for full Active membership.
Any person on the Producers team who has received screen credit (as Co-Producer, Line Producer, Segment Producer, Field Producer, Coordinating Producer, Associate Producer, Story Producer, Show Producer, Production Supervisor, Production Manager, Production Coordinator or a like screen credit on at least one episode produced for national exhibition.
Associate members of the Producers Peer Group may appeal to Active status under the “Body of Work Clause”, pending review and approval by the Producers Peer Group Executive Committee.