Protecting and promoting the rights and financial interests of digital creators.

Protecting and promoting the rights and financial interests of digital creators.

The CGA focuses on the following four pillars of advocacy. We strive to strengthen the creator, and their work and to optimize the environment around them.

The CGA focuses on the following four pillars of advocacy. We strive to strengthen the creator, and their work and to optimize the environment around them.

The CGA focuses on the following four pillars of advocacy. We strive to strengthen the creator, and their work and to optimize the environment around them.

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Platforms

Fair Pay

Compliance

Transparency

Audience

Privacy

Content

Accreditation

FTC (Coppa/Disclosures)

Rights (DMCA)

Ownership

AI

People

Opportunities

Health Plan

Mental Health

Accessibility

Help Desk

Education

Business 101

Contracts

Revenue Streams

Tools (Hard/Soft)

Fundraising

The creator economy is changing how people interact with the world - and you are driving that change. Forward together.

The creator economy is changing how people interact with the world - and you are driving that change. Forward together.

Benefits

Benefits

Resources

Leverage our collective resources, sample contracts, and paid averages to optimize ownership and fair compensation.

1.

1.

Advocacy

Advocacy

Join your professional peers and unify our voices to ensure best practices, fair treatment, and industry transparency.

Join your professional peers and unify our voices to ensure best practices, fair treatment, and industry transparency.

2.

2.

Accreditation

Accreditation

Establish industry credit for projects and work you’ve created or participated in for recognition and award eligibility.

Establish industry credit for projects and work you’ve created or participated in for recognition and award eligibility.

3.

3.

Mark (c.g.a)

Mark (c.g.a)

Authorization to utilize the “c.g.a” mark on published works, social media posts, videos, and eligible media types.

Authorization to utilize the “c.g.a” mark on published works, social media posts, videos, and eligible media types.

Resources

Leverage our collective resources, sample contracts, and paid averages to optimize ownership and fair compensation.

4.

4.

Programming

Programming

Access our collective resources and knowledge through private events, in person workshops and screenings.

Access our collective resources and knowledge through private events, in person workshops and screenings.

5.

5.

Opportunities

Opportunities

Receive project opportunities from businesses seeking guild qualified candidates and discounts across a network of providers.

Receive project opportunities from businesses seeking guild qualified candidates and discounts across a network of providers.

6.

6.

Experiences

Experiences

Attend members only networking events, offsite retreats and guild only invitations to network with peers and maximize collaborations.

Attend members only networking events, offsite retreats and guild only invitations to network with peers and maximize collaborations.

Our mission is to empower digital creators with resources, recognition, and community to maximize their creative and financial endeavors.

Our mission is to empower digital creators with resources, recognition, and community to maximize their creative and financial endeavors.

Eligibility

Eligibility

Media

Creator, Influencer, Gamer, Podcaster, Entertainer, Writer

Requirements

Any two (2) are required:

10K followers across 3 or less platforms
25K or more monthly active website visits
1 verified platform (excluding X)
Paid activations valued over $15K (1 year or less)
5 confirmed "Created by" credits

Media

Creator, Influencer, Gamer, Podcaster, Entertainer, Writer

Requirements

Any two (2) are required:

10K followers across 3 or less platforms
25K or more monthly active website visits
1 verified platform (excluding X)
Paid activations valued over $15K (1 year or less)
5 confirmed "Created by" credits

Marketing

Brand, Community, Videographer, Photographer, Editor, Designer

Requirements

Any two (2) are required:

Professional work portfolio
Paid projects valued over $15K (1 year or less)
Active W2 employment at agency or in marketing role
25K followers across 5 managed accounts
5 confirmed "Created by" credits

Marketing

Brand, Community, Videographer, Photographer, Editor, Designer

Requirements

Any two (2) are required:

Professional work portfolio
Paid projects valued over $15K (1 year or less)
Active W2 employment at agency or in marketing role
25K followers across 5 managed accounts
5 confirmed "Created by" credits

Maker

Founder, Co-Founder, Producer, Developer

Requirements

Any two (2) are required:

$500K in venture capital raised from institutional funds
$100K per year in gross revenue (USD)

50K streams, downloads, or installations
Github repo submissions
5 confirmed "Created by" credits

Maker

Founder, Co-Founder, Producer, Developer

Requirements

Any two (2) are required:

$500K in venture capital raised from institutional funds
$100K per year in gross revenue (USD)

50K streams, downloads, or installations
Github repo submissions
5 confirmed "Created by" credits

Eligible members may apply for any category (Media, Marketing or Maker) and must meet any two (2) of the category’s requirements for acceptance. Once approved, you can add or change categories.

Eligible members may apply for any category (Media, Marketing or Maker) and must meet any two (2) of the category’s requirements for acceptance. Once approved, you can add or change categories.

Read all about it

Read all about it

Read all about it

From creator news to events, business to technology — read stories about your world by our very own members.

The Creators Guild of America is the official 501(c)(6) non profit organization that protects and promotes the interests of digital creators.

Creators Guild of America © 2024

The Creators Guild of America is the official 501(c)(6) non profit organization that protects and promotes the interests of digital creators.

Creators Guild of America © 2024

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