March 20, 2023

Peer Groups

Sound Editors

Requirements for membership in the Sound 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 and credit in one or more of the following positions for a minimum of two (2) years withing the last four (4) years as a SOUND SUPERVISOR, SOUND EDITOR, MUSIC EDITOR, or FOLEY ARTIST, on at least twenty (20) episodes of nationally exhibited content.

Or two (2) long form programs, defined as a television movie or special running one and one-half (1.5) hours or more in length.

Or a qualified body of work relevant to the peer group, as determined by the peer group Governors and/or the Peer Group Executive Committee, 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 who has received credit as Sound Editor/Sound Effects Editor, Dialogue Editor, Music Editor, or Foley Artist but who has not compiled sufficient time or credits required for Active membership.

updated 3.20.23

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Board of Governors Sound Editors Representatives

Bobbi Banks
Bobbi Banks
Chris Reeves
Chris Reeves
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