The Guild of Professional Videographers
The Guild is an association which caters for the independent freelance videographer. An incorporated non-profit making organisation which work purley for the benefits of its member.
The Guild offers second-to-none independent advice relating to video production, new equipment and editing programmes, also they offer excellent advice on legal matters.
The Guild is registered with the department of Trade and Industry and has been in existence for over 25 years.
They hold group meeting in many parts of the country, where possible, to keep members up to date with current trends within the industry.
Whilst no qualifications are required to join the organisation as an Affiliated member, if you wish to join as a Registered member and receive a Registered member Certificate and use the designation "Registered Member" in your own advertising, you must include a sample of some of your own work with your application. We often get enquires from the general public looking for a videographer, but we can only pass on work to Registered or Master members.
Members are not permitted to use the Guild Logo in any promotional or marketing until their work as been fully assessed. Assessment tapes/DVDs must be submitted within one year of joining.
The annual Membership fee for Affiliated, Registered or Master is £70.00 and there is a once only administration fee of £20.00. Submission for Registered membership must be accompanied by an assessment fee of £25.00. Yearly renewals are £70.00 for all grades. The membership year commences in October, there are reduced rates for joining at other times.
An application form can be printed out from the menu.
Last site update: June 2016