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.
Eight (8) credits of programming for national exhibition in a principal role within the past four (4) years. (A principal role is defined as a contracted major role, excluding background work.)
Voice-over performers with eight qualifying credits of programming for national exhibition.
Hosts qualify with eight (8) credits of programming for national exhibition and must be credited as host or M.C. Panel judges on competition programming are excluded.
Or a significant and distinguished body of work to be determined by the PGEC.
(Appearances in news magazines and talk shows do not qualify as performance credits. Appearances in documentary, reality programming qualify only if the performer has been cast in a principal or featured credited role as defined above and excludes personalities portraying themselves in reality programming.)
Two years professional work in the telecommunications industry and at least one featured credit in a program for national exhibition within the last two years. A principal credit from an unaired pilot may also be submitted for associate status, excluding background work. A copy of the work contract is required.