March 20, 2023

Peer Groups

Picture Editors

Requirements for membership in the Picture Editors 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. Credits from self-published programs alone do not qualify for membership in the Television Academy. Individuals who have received a Primetime, Daytime, or Children's & Family Emmy Nomination, specific to this peer group, within the past four (4) years are eligible for Active membership.

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Active Status:

Employment for a minimum of two (2) years within the last four (4) years with screen credit as PICTURE EDITOR on at least ten (10) episodes of nationally exhibited content.

Or five (5) long form programs; defined as a television movie or special running one and one-half (1.5) hours or more in length.

Or any combination of single programs and long form programs totaling at least ten (10) episodes. Long form programs count as two (2) episodes.

Or ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS/POST SUPERVISORS, VFX EDITORS and COLORISTS are eligible screen credits. They must have worked full time for two (2) years of the last four (4) years; and provide one of the following for verification: resume, website, work experience, or other notable accomplishments. Eligible for program ballot only and may not serve on the picture editors peer group executive committee.

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:

Picture Editors with less than ten (10) episodes of screen credit and Assistant Editors with at least twelve (12) months professional experience

Or Editing Teachers with at least twelve (12) months professional experience in Picture Editing. Post Production Facilities Personnel with at least twelve (12) months professional experience will be considered on an individual basis.

updated 3.20.23

Become a Member. 

Board of Governors Picture Editors Representatives

Robert M. Malachowski Jr., ACE
Robert Michael Malachowski Jr., ACE
Nena Erb, ACE
Nena Erb, ACE
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