The CGA recognizes professional work and provides accreditation.

The CGA recognizes professional work and provides accreditation.

Why accreditation matters?

Why accreditation matters?

Credits legitimize your professional work in our industry.

Credits legitimize your professional work in our industry.

Created By

Created By

Created By

Role(s): select up to three from any category (eg. Creator, Editor, Producer)

Role(s): select up to three from any category (eg. Creator, Editor, Producer)

Creator

Influencer

Gamer

Podcaster

Entertainer

Writer

Requirements

Applicant has been paid via a recognized platform*, brand, or agency to write, or to perform visually or vocally in the work, OR the applicant has established a paid subscriber base with 10 or more active users.

Brand

Community

Videographer

Photographer

Editor

Designer

Requirements

Applicant has directed the creative, or managed the social or community of a third party brand, OR applicant has been paid by a brand, agency or creator, to photograph, film, edit, design or create original digital work.

Founder

Co-Founder

Producer

Developer

Requirements

Applicant has founded a company in the creator economy, has written proprietary code for such a company, OR has produced audio, visual, episodic or AR/VR experiences natively distributed on a recognized platform*.

Secondary Requirements

Secondary Requirements

Secondary Requirements

Reach

Reach

The work must have been distributed on a recognized platform* and have reached 10,000 or more combined impressions, or downloads, or registered users.

The work must have been distributed on a recognized platform* and have reached 10,000 or more combined impressions, or downloads, or registered users.

Recognized Platforms*

Recognized Platforms*

Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple App Store, Apple Podcasts, Baidu, Behance, Cameo, Castbox, Circle, Clubhouse, ConvertKit, Deezer, Discord, Facebook, GitHub, Google Play Store, Google Podcasts, Gumroad, iHeartRadio, Instagram, Kajabi, Kakao, Kick, Ko-fi, Line, LinkedIn, Mastadon, Meta Store, Medium, Microsoft Store, Oculus Store, OnlyFans, Overcast, Patreon, Pinterest, PlayStation VR, Pocket Casts, Podbean, QQ, Reddit, Snap, SoundCloud, Spotify, SteamVR, Stitcher, Substack, Teachable, Telegram, Threads, TikTok, Triller, Twitch, Tumblr, TuneIn, Udemy, Unity, Viber, Viveport, Website, Whatsapp, WeChat, X, YouTube

Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple App Store, Apple Podcasts, Baidu, Behance, Cameo, Castbox, Circle, Clubhouse, ConvertKit, Deezer, Discord, Facebook, GitHub, Google Play Store, Google Podcasts, Gumroad, iHeartRadio, Instagram, Kajabi, Kakao, Kick, Ko-fi, Line, LinkedIn, Mastadon, Meta Store, Medium, Microsoft Store, Oculus Store, OnlyFans, Overcast, Patreon, Pinterest, PlayStation VR, Pocket Casts, Podbean, QQ, Reddit, Snap, SoundCloud, Spotify, SteamVR, Stitcher, Substack, Teachable, Telegram, Threads, TikTok, Triller, Twitch, Tumblr, TuneIn, Udemy, Unity, Viber, Viveport, Website, Whatsapp, WeChat, X, YouTube

Rights

Rights

Applicant has obtained all necessary licenses and permissions in connection with the work submitted. The work does not violate any laws, rules, regulations, platform policies, terms of service, or the rights of any third party, and was not created using artificial modification. Work must have been distributed on a recognized* platform, free of any copyright infringement and / or artificial modification, and remain compliant with platform terms.

Applicant has obtained all necessary licenses and permissions in connection with the work submitted. The work does not violate any laws, rules, regulations, platform policies, terms of service, or the rights of any third party, and was not created using artificial modification. Work must have been distributed on a recognized* platform, free of any copyright infringement and / or artificial modification, and remain compliant with platform terms.

Guild Status

Guild Status

Guild members can submit an unlimited number of eligible works to receive the "Created by" credit for each work. Non-Members are limited to recieving up to 5 credits.

Guild members can submit an unlimited number of eligible works to receive the "Created by" credit for each work. Non-Members are limited to recieving up to 5 credits.

Example Credits

Example Credits

Example Credits

Ghost

Ghost

Photographer, Editor

Photographer, Editor

Our time at Hyatt was nothing short of amazing. Alex and myself staged and shot the autumn…

Collaborators

Collaborators

Authenticated By

Authenticated By

https://ghost.inc

Broom

Broom

Creator, Designer, Writer

Creator, Designer, Writer

Established the branding and entire UI for Broom's video client built for boardrooms and corporate…

Collaborators

Collaborators

Authenticated By

Authenticated By

https://broom.live

Ventory

Ventory

Founder, Developer

Founder, Developer

Our small team developed the foundational skeleton for mAGI, the general intelligence AI…

Collaborators

Collaborators

Authenticated By

Authenticated By

https://ventory.ai

Fallly

Fallly

Influencer, Producer, Writer

Influencer, Producer, Writer

Fallly's new Party Room launch alongside Stephy & Jen. Went viral with 10.2 million Insta…

Collaborators

Collaborators

Authenticated By

Authenticated By

https://fallly.com

Submitting for Accreditation

Submitting for Accreditation

Submitting for Accreditation

Works are first authenticated by your peers, and then reviewed, accredited, and published to our database.

Works are first authenticated by your peers, and then reviewed, accredited, and published to our database.

Resources

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

1.

1.

Submit

Submit

First, authenticate your work by using Mosaic and request for accreditation. This process is completed over email and takes a few seconds.

First, authenticate your work by using Mosaic and request for accreditation. This process is completed over email and takes a few seconds.

2.

2.

Review

Review

The CGA will review your request and contact you for any additional evidence if required. Eligible work that complies with our Creator Code of Credits (above), will receive the "Created by" credit.

The CGA will review your request and contact you for any additional evidence if required. Eligible work that complies with our Creator Code of Credits (above), will receive the "Created by" credit.

3.

3.

Approval

Approval

Once approved, your name, role(s) and project title will be listed on our official public database. Works within each calendar year will be eligible for awards.

Once approved, your name, role(s) and project title will be listed on our official public database. Works within each calendar year will be eligible for awards.

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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 © 2023

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 © 2023