Animangaki would like to give working journalists/photographers over the age of 16 the chance to get media access throughout our event. All applications must be sent no later than 17th August, 2015.
The eligibility for a Press Pass may fall under one of the following categories;
Individuals employed under an official media outlet must be able to present and provide:
Individuals from societies, self-established firms or studios are required to register in order to qualify as media. We require that you provide:
Web sites must be previously established and updated regularly (at least every seven days) with original and current news, and have a minimum of 10,000 unique hits per month via Google or Facebook Analytics. Web sites such as blogs, news portals, or any site that provides coverage of Anime, Comics & Games (ACG) that fall under this category. To qualify as online media, please provide:
Animangaki understands that there are times when a team compromising of more than one individual will be assigned to cover the convention. However, as space is limited, each company is limited to a maximum of four total representatives. Please contact us for further information and consideration. If you have questions regarding your team, please contact the Public Relations department at [email protected].
Animangaki press passes are for working journalists over the age of 16. If you have a website and wish to cover our event, you are already eligible for access. Animangaki will review each application submitted, with the qualifications of the entries determined on a case-by-case basis by Animangaki Public Relations Department. Employees of media outlets who do not work in an editorial capacity, such as art directors, district managers, graphic designers, marketing, advertising, public relations, sales representatives, may not qualify for a press pass.
If you do not qualify for a press pass, but wish to attend as an industry representative; please contact us: [email protected]
Individuals and media outlets that have been approved by our department are required to present a photo ID to collect their respective press kit and passes. If you have yet to get approval or are a walk-in media representative, you will need to bring the materials as stated in the Press Pass categories above.
Yes. Starting from 2014, we have experimented on the different media outlets that have applied and approved as media at Animangaki. From the feedback and cooperation of past media outlets, we are able to sieve through good content to be shared with our attendees, visitors and community. However, those would have fulfilled their part as media in the previous year will have a high chance of being invited to provide excellent coverage again.
After submitting your application, we will review each application with our team reviewing your credentials and verify your status. Once you have been accepted, an email will be sent for further instructions for your Animangaki Press Pass application.
A Media Briefing will be held on Day 1 (29th August 2015) at 0800 before the event doors open. It is compulsory for all approved media representatives to attend this briefing to be updated on the latest changes or news about the event, as well as collect their press kits and passes.
If you are unable to attend the briefing or collect the passes at the time stated, please contact us and inform on this matter so we may arrange an appropriate time for you to pick it up.
Yes. Please bring a photo ID and the appropriate credentials to the Registration Counter. However, verifying your credentials is a must, and may be time-consuming. To avoid such cases, we highly advise on registering early for press passes online.
The Animangaki press pass allows you to access both days and all the same areas of the convention as regular attendees, access any workshops or panels (subject to capacity), special media interviews with our guests may grant, and Media Access Only areas.
The press pass does NOT allow all-access to restricted areas. It does NOT allow you to skip lines, access areas that have reached their full capacity, after hour access, VIP Rooms or Staff-Only areas, unless accompanied or allowed entry beforehand from the management.
We highly advise on resubmitting another application through the online registration form. Any duplicates are found in our records, we will take the latest entry as the most current and valid submission. If you have any further questions regarding media, do contact [email protected] or [email protected]