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Press Accreditation
Applications are closed for this season. Please check back for updates. See press FAQs below.


FAQs for Members of the Press

Q. Who can apply for Press Accreditation?
A. People who either work or freelance for bona fide media outlets can apply. This includes photographers, videographers, editors and bloggers. Preference is given to members of the press who regularly cover similar events and can show tearsheets of their work. Portrait, wedding and portfolio photographers are not considered to be press unless they have been assigned to shoot for a bona fide media outlet. We especially look for press that have over 5,000 followers on social media.

Q. Is there an application fee?
A. No.

Q.What is the date and venue for the next event?

Q. When will press applications be open for the next event?

Q. If I submit an application, will I be on the press list?
A. No. If your application is approved, you will receive an email invitation to register and get a press pass. Only people with press passes will be on the press list.

Q. Are press passes valid for all shows and parties?
A. Press passes are valid for access to cover fashion shows and related activities (like film screenings and red carpet). Details on parties TBA.

Q. How many people can be accredited from each press organization?
A. Maximum 4. Each person must submit an application.

Q. What is the criteria to be approved?
A. Minimum 5,000 followers or subscribers on social media, valid website and/or social media URLs, coverage of fashion, entertainment, lifestyle or related topics.

Q. Do you cover travel expenses for members of the press?
A. No.

Q. When can I expect to receive my press pass?
A. Approved press must register after receiving an email invitation. The email invitations are usually sent starting about 2-3 weeks before the event.

Q. Can I attend if my media credentials are not active?
A. No, but you are welcome to buy tickets.

Q. Do you produce any other events I can apply to cover?
A. Cannes Global Short Film Awards and Fashion Shows in Cannes, France, May 2024. Click for Cannes press accreditation.

Q. What are the rules for using the content I shoot at your events?
A. Video under 5 minutes and photos can be used for editorial purposes. Please contact us for information on rates and conditions for commercial and advertising usage.