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January 24, 2020

Costume Design & Supervision

Requirements for membership in the Costume Design & Supervision 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.

Active Status:

Employment in one of the following positions for a minimum of two (2) years within the last four (4) years with screen credit on at least twenty (20) episodes of nationally exhibited content:

  • COSTUME DESIGNER
  • COSTUME SUPERVISOR
  • ASSISTANT COSTUME DESIGNER
  • KEY COSTUMER
  • COSTUME SET PERSON
  • WORKROOM SUPERVISOR
  • COSTUME ILLUSTRATOR
  • HEAD OF INDEPENDENT COSTUME MANUFACTURING FACILITIES HOLDING THAT POSITION FOR A MINIMUM OF TWO (2) YEARS.


Or at least one hundred twenty (120) minutes of professional short form programs with an average content length of fifteen (15) minutes or less. Production values must be equivalent to network quality and have wide verifiable distribution and will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

Or employment as COSTUME DESIGNER, STYLIST, ASSISTANT DESIGNER or ASSISTANT if functioning in the capacity of ASSISTANT DESIGNER or SUPERVISOR on at least twenty (20) national commercials. A deal memo and crew list must be provided with your application for verification purposes.

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.

Associate Status:

Any person from the above categories who has not compiled the sufficient time or credits required for Active Membership but who has at least one (1) year profession work and at least (8 eight) credits of nationally exhibited content.

updated 2.25.20

Board of Governors Costume Design & Supervision Representatives

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