Full Membership

In order to gain full membership you must have at least three scripted feature film and/or TV drama credits in the capacity for which you are applying.

In order to gain full membership you must have a minimum of three scripted feature film and/or TV drama credits in the capacity for which you are applying. The credits should be on a complete production, this will not include additional photography, demonstrating a range of skills and experiences on different types of production.

2nd unit credits may count towards your membership application as long as they were full-time and not for a short period of time only. Post production credits might also count towards a full membership application in the same way.

Length of time working in the industry, references, experience with industry software, and periods of time out of the industry may also be taken into consideration by the membership committee when reviewing applications.

Full membership is £350 per year.

Full membership criteria – your referees

To support a full member application you will need to have three referees. These must be people that you have directly worked for on three complete and seperate productions within the grade of membership you're applying for. (e.g. if applying as a Production Manager, your references must be from productions in which you were the PM)

Your three references should also be from your three most recent feature film and/or TV drama credits within the grade of membership you're applying for.

At least one referee must be a Production Guild member. If you are unable to nominate three Production Guild members we will accept a maximum of two references from people you have recently worked with, who are of comparable standing to Production Guild members within the industry.

The references will help the membership committee to determine whether your experience in that role is adequate for full membership within The Production Guild.

Additional full membership criteria for specific grades

We would expect the following grades to have experience of the listed professional experience before applying for full membership:

  • Production Managers, UPMs, Line Producers and Producers - Must have experience of budgeting
  • Production Accountants - Must have experience of budgeting, payroll, petty cash, AP, and cost reporting
  • 1st ADs and 2nd ADs - must have experience of scheduling.
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Departments and grades that we represent

We represent and support senior and junior professionals working across accounts, production, assistant directing, location management, post production and VFX.

Benefits of being a Production Guild member

As a PGGB member you will enjoy numerous benefits including enhanced work opportunities, exclusive invitations to events and seminars, as well as access to valuable resources and content.  

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Keep up with our comprehensive production database

As a member you will have access to the most comprehensive database of UK film and television production in prep and development.

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Improve your work opportunities

You can considerably improve your work opportunities through our availability service and jobs page which is used and trusted by international and UK producers and HoDs.

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Member Resources and Offers

You will be kept up to date with new industry legislation, important updates, first-hand information for both PG and the wider industry and exclusive membership offers.

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The Production Guild is the backbone of any production here in the UK, offering help and advice to its members in all departments. It is going from strength to strength and I am proud to be a member.

Sue Quinn, Supervising Location Manager, The Legend of Tarzan, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Edge of Tomorrow


If you meet the eligibility criteria you can apply for membership easily online. Each application goes through a rigorous application procedure with our Membership Committee. The deadlines for applications are Feb 1st, May 1st, Aug 1st and Nov 1st.