Requirements for membership in the Cinematographers Peer Group
Please note that requirements (as outlined below) must be met within the four (4) years preceding one's application for membership or membership review; also, such requirements apply in each instance to the production and/or distribution of nationally exhibited audio visual works. All episodes should be a minimum of thirty (30) minutes in length unless defined otherwise specifically for short form programming. Individuals who have received a Primetime or Daytime Emmy Nomination, specific to this peer group, within the past four (4) years are eligible for Active membership.
Employment for a minimum of two (2) years within the last four (4) years with screen credit as DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY on at least ten (10) episodes of nationally exhibited scripted content.
Or five (5) special programs one and one-half (1-1/2) hours or more in length.
Or a qualified body of work relevant to the peer group that warrants a waiver of the above requirements. Body of Work designation has all benefits of Active membership with the exception of running for Peer Group Governor.
Reality Cinematographers must apply to the Reality Peer Group
Documentary Cinematographers must apply to the Documentary Peer Group.
Any person who has not compiled sufficient time or screen credits to meet above criteria for Active membership.