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January 24, 2020

Special Visual Effects

Requirements for membership in the Special Visual Effects 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 and twenty (20) episodes:

  • VFX SUPERVISOR
  • VFX PRODUCER
  • VFX COORDINATOR
  • PREVIS OR VIRTUAL PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
  • ARTIST, ANIMATOR
  • TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
  • CREATIVE DIRECTOR
  • SFX SUPERVISOR
  • SFX COORDINATOR
  • VFX CREATIVE EXECUTIVE
  • Or similar hands-on role

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 currently employed in special visual effects with a minimum of one (1) year professional work who has not compiled sufficient time or credits to meet the criteria for Active membership or any person working in VFX support roles such as studio VFX management, data/render wranglers, IT support, etc.

updated 2.25.20

Board of Governors Special Visual Effects Representatives

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