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CERTIFICATION IN FILM, TV, FASHION AND ART

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ABOUT UNOFEX A culture of excellence The UNOFEX (Union of Excellence) founded in 2016 unites and forms an exceptional community of certified professionals worldwide working within the film, fashion, entertainment, art and television industry. Our goals are simple, but represent the heart and soul of the companies efforts: to positively impact the lives of people, industry members and our society at large.

Since the introduction of the UNOFEX Certification program, we remain as the first organization who assigns Certification Badges in 5 major areas of the creative industry. Founded by a panel of industry experts the UNOFEX has accredited hundreds of professionals including award winning talent, leaders and global operating corporations.


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ABOUT THE CERTIFICATION Certification in Film & TV, Fashion, Entertainment and Art Certification and institutional review have become integral to quality assurance processes in every industry. In the globally competitive higher environment, the importance of institutional self-review, peer review by experts in the field, benchmarking, and best practice have never been more important. Founded by a panel of industry experts the UNOFEX offers within its membership program institutional certification in the field of: § Film § Television § Fashion

§ Entertainment § Art

Creative Professionals, Corporations and Institutions in the film & TV, fashion, art and entertainment industry are increasingly seeking both national and globally recognized international accreditations. The UNOFEX Certification and Accreditation has become an accepted and important process to undertake in the globalized world and is also widely regarded as an independent ‘mark of quality’ by prospective, international professionals and institutions.


The UNOFEX Process

Certification

Creative professionals seeking accreditation in their field of film & TV, fashion, art and entertainment must meet the standards in order to join the UNOFEX as an industry member. The process involves two stages: PreCertification and Full Certification.

In the event that the applicant does not, or does not yet, meet the criteria and standards, they may be invited to apply as a Candidate of the UNOFEX, where they will be supported by UNOFEX to achieve Full Membership within three (3) years.

Pre-Certification

Full Accreditation involves the completion of the UNOFEX Full Certification Application which is listed at the Members Area of the UNOFEX website. It is, a selfreview document with a focus on the career of the member with sources addressing former works, successes, awards and more. It will then be reviewed by an editor and a member of the assessment panel to meet the standards of the Union of Excellence.

The first step in the Pre-Certification process is the completion of the membership application form, which will be evaluated by the UNOFEX Committee Team. If the applicant meets the standards and membership criteria, they will be invited to become a Full Member in the first instance.

Full Certification

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Certification in Film & TV, Fashion, Entertainment and Art Please note: In special cases, the editor may conduct a site audit, visiting the facility, studio, showroom, office, theater, gallery or other facility of the applicant or may request a personal meeting to verify the claims made in the Full Accreditation Application. The auditors will prepare and deliver a Full Site Audit Report to the applicant for comments upon completion. With the approval the of the Union of Excellence Editor, the applicant will then become a Full Member of the UNOFEX and listed as a certified industry professional in their field of application

The Member is also verified to use the UNOFEX Membership Badge for the respective industry and is allowed to use the statement “Certified Member of the UNOFEX” in all communications. Once approved as a Full Member, the member may be eligible to nominate Affiliate Members from within the same industry, subject to the relevant criteria being met and is allowed to vote in their respective field as a proven expert at the Union of Excellence Awards. Please visit the Membership Application Section on our Website for more detailed information. Link: www.unofex.com/membership


THE ACCREDITATION BADGES

UNION OF EXCELLENCE

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CERTIFIED MEMBER OF THE FASHION INDUSTRY

UNION OF EXCELLENCE

CERTIFIED MEMBER OF THE FILM INDUSTRY

UNION OF EXCELLENCE

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CERTIFIED MEMBER OF THE LUXURY INDUSTRY

UNION OF EXCELLENCE

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MEMBER

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THE UNOFEX CERTIFICATE The UNOFEX Certificate of Accreditation is a protected document and certifies that the member is a duly accredited UNOFEX member, verified under our Standards of Excellence, in accordance with it’s implementing rules and regulations.

FILM INDUSTRY | INTERNATIONAL

VERIFIED UNDER THE UNOFEX STANDARS OF EXCELLENCE

Unofex Members Name VALID FROM 31, AUGUST 2020 - AUGUST, 2021

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MEMBER OF THE COMMITTEE

UNOFEX DIRECTOR

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OUR STANDARDS OF EXCELLENCE The UNOFEX Standards Excellence – Criteria to join

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Our Standards of Excellence are reviewed regularly in keeping with global accreditation standards. Meeting the criteria of the UNOFEX Standards of Excellence should be considered as a minimum for a UNOFEX membership and unfortunately does not guarantee a successful application. The Panel of Experts and Committee may also accept applicants who do not meet the criteria below but demonstrate credits of particular interest, innovation or achievement, or a particularly promising career trajectory. Successful applicants fulfill at least the following UNOFEX Standards of Excellence:

§ At least 3 significant publications, distributions or works in your respective industry § currently working and active as a professional § At least 3 years of professional experiences § Not necessary but supportive: have won Awards or been nominated by a national or international Award Show § significant overall creative contribution to your Industry § Not necessary but supportive: Have been recommended by fellow member or a committee member § You show verifiable Community engagement & Social Responsibility


SUPPORT FOR UNOFEX MEMBERS Unlike traditional certification and accreditation institutions, recognizing and assuring excellence is only part of the service that UNOFEX offers its members. While UNOFEX aims to assure institutional quality through our certification and membership program, it is also committed to promoting and developing excellence and to bring the best to public attention. THE UNOFEX is committed to benchmarking and the promotion of quality assurance in film & TV, fashion art and entertainment, as well as to delivering value for both individual and institutional members through the following strategic activities:

§ Hosting of knowledge-sharing platforms for industry professionals to address current trends, issues and challenges confronting the sectors, including annual signature events like the UNOFEX International Panel of Experts Forum and Roundtable Workshop Series. § Recognizing outstanding contributors to the fields of film & TV, fashion, art and entertainment through the UNOFEX Awards and the UNOFEX digital Platform.

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UNOFEX AG | ZURICH CONTACT: info@unionofexcellence.com +41 43 210 96 84 UNOFEX AG | SWISS Union of Excellence Badenerstrasse 549 8048-Zurich UNOFEX LLC | NYC 295 Madison Ave, 12th Floor New York City, Manhattan NY 10017 – USA www.unionofexcellence.com


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