TelePrompter Acceditation Group

Requirements

In order to achieve a TAG card you must pass a Qualifying Session.

Qualifying Sessions include:

  • Single Teleprompter
  • Multiple Teleprompters
  • Multiple Teleprompters while walking and performing demonstrations simultaneously.

You may apply for any Level of Certification and you must meet the requirements of that Level. (See Levels Below). Your session will be taped and reviewed by our Advisory Panel and you will be contacted with your results.

If you qualify, you may elect to certify your TAG Accreditation by paying the annual dues of $60.00/yr. and you will receive your official TAG Card and Certification by mail within 10 business days after your dues are paid.

Additionally, your Agent will be notified immediately.

Qualifying Sessions entail Levels of TAG Card Status:

YA TAG Card (Young Actor TAG Card): Young Adults 4 -12 yrs. old: Pass the Qualifying Session with the ability to read the teleprompter proficiently and in a manner that will allow hiring professionals to confidently use your abilities in a paid position.

YAT TAG Card (Young Actor Teen TAG Card): Young Adults 13-17 yrs. old: Pass the Qualifying Session with the ability to read the teleprompter proficiently and in a manner that will allow hiring professionals to confidently use your abilities in a paid position.

In addition to reading the teleprompter proficiently, you must be able to use multiple Teleprompters, walk and talk using Teleprompters, read within time slots, and demonstrate products while using multiple Teleprompters.

News Anchor TAG Card: Pass the Qualifying Session with the ability to read the teleprompter proficiently and professionally in a manner that will allow hiring professionals to confidently use your abilities in a paid position as a News Anchor.

Must be able to read the Teleprompter with misspelled words or missing words from the teleprompter while referencing a hard copy of the script, switch from ad-libbing and reading the teleprompter and to stay composed if there is a problem with the teleprompter.

Level I TAG Card: Pass the Qualifying Session with the ability to read the teleprompter proficiently and professionally in a manner that will allow hiring professionals to confidently use your abilities in a paid positition.

Level II TAG Card: Pass the Qualifying Session with the ability to read the teleprompter proficiently and professionally. In addition, you must be able to use two Teleprompters, walk and talk while using them and do simple product demonstrations.

Level III TAG Card: Pass the Qualifying Session with the ability to read the teleprompter proficiently and professionally. In addition, you must be able to use three Teleprompters while simultaneously walking and talking and doing complex product demonstrations such as cooking, using power tools or the like.

FOREIGN LANGUAGES: In some instances, Actors who are fluent with Teleprompter in languages other then English or in addition to English will have a TAG Card with this notation.

For example, A Level II Actor who is qualified in Spanish only will be listed as TAG Card Level II Spanish Only

or, if a foreign language is an additional asset to an Actors accreditation, they might be listed as TAG Card Level II Eng, SP

Executive Level I TAG Card: Pass the Qualifying Session with a Presidential Teleprompter set up showing ease with speaking in a public setting, proficiency in reading the teleprompter and character in your delivery.

Executive Level II TAG Card: Pass the Qualifying Session with a Presidential Teleprompter set up showing ease with speaking in a public setting, proficiency in reading the teleprompter and character in your delivery.

Additionally you must have 3 referrals from legitimate Institutions/Events where you have worked on a professional level with Presidential Teleprompters.

Be current with your Membership Dues: After passing a Qualifying Session, an annual Membership Fee will apply of $60.00/yr.

*Retractions: Legitimate hiring authorities may report TAG Actors/Speakers who have not maintained their level of professional status while working with teleprompters and your TAG Card may be retracted until further notice.