Extraordinary ability in the fields of motion picture or television production is defined as follows:
"a very high level of accomplishment . . . evidenced by a degree of skill and recognition significantly above that ordinarily encountered . . [and] . the person is recognized as outstanding, notable, or leading . . ."
A foreign national can demonstrate that he or she has achieved recognition in the motion picture or television production field by showing that he or she has been nominated for or received significant international or national awards such as an Academy Award, an Emmy, a Grammy or a Director's Guild Award. The individual can also demonstrate that he or she has achieved recognition by documenting that he or she meets at least 3 of the following criteria:
Chawla Law Group of San Diego works with foreign nationals seeking O-1 visas for extraordinary ability in motion picture or television production in San Diego, Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay / Silicon Valley area, and throughout California. We are also happy to work with select clients elsewhere in the US and throughout the globe. Contact us by completing our online information form, calling (858) 586-0700, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.