MEDIA ACCREDITATION AND FAQ
The Media Accreditation application process for all FOMO shows is open now and will close at 5PM AEDT on Friday 1 November 2019.
Please ensure you read all of the below carefully BEFORE applying online for FOMO accreditation.
WHO CAN APPLY FOR MEDIA ACCREDITATION FOR FOMO?
Media accreditation will only be granted to members of the media who represent recognised and legitimate media organisations. Freelance journalists and photographers will only be granted accreditation if they are working on behalf of a recognised and legitimate media outlet. All applications will be checked with editors.
Please note, there is limited availability for media accreditation requests.
HOW DO I APPLY FOR MEDIA ACCREDITATION?
If you are a REVIEWER and / or a PHOTOGRAPHER wishing to attend one of the FOMO 2020 Festivals, please complete the Media Accreditation Application Form.
Please ensure the form is completed in full as incomplete applications will not be accepted or considered. Due to some FOMO shows being licensed all ages events, all applicants must ensure a Date Of Birth is included in their submission and that valid photo ID can be presented when collecting their accreditation at the event(s).
Outside of our official media partners, we will not be accepting applications for on ground
video crews. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have queries on this.
I WANT TO WRITE ABOUT FOMO AND/OR INTERVIEW AN ARTIST PRIOR TO THE FESTIVAL
For all official media enquiries, artist and event image requests, please contact FOMO’s National Publicity Team here.
To register interest to interview artists from our 2020 line up, please fill out the online form here.
WHEN WILL I KNOW IF MY APPLICATION IS SUCCESSFUL?
Your application will be acknowledged with a reply email and you will be advised of the status of your application no later than Friday 5 December 2019.
WHAT ACCESS DO REVIEWERS GET?
All reviewers will be issued with a wristband which grants general admission access to the festival site.
AND WHAT ABOUT PHOTOGRAPHERS?
There is a strictly limited number of pit access photo passes for each event. ALL photographers accredited with a media photo pass mustcomplete and sign a release form when collecting their pass at the event(s).
Accredited photographers have access to the general admission areas of the site and the photo pit in front of each stage for the first three songs of each artist unless otherwise advised. Please note the use of flash photography is not permitted at any time.
Please wear closed shoes and follow all directions from FOMO’s PR team, any staff and security.
There’s no media area on site at FOMO, however there are various charging stations available around the festival. FOMO is not responsible for any media equipment.
There is strictly no backstage or side of stage access for any photographers or reviewers under any circumstances.
WHERE DO I COLLECT MY TICKETS, HOW DO I GET IN, ETC?
All accredited media will receive detailed media information in the weeks prior to the festival, to ensure that you have a smooth sailing, enjoyable day. All working members of the media who are collecting any accredited passes will be required to sign a release form in order to collect their pass and enter the festival.
IF I CAN’T GO TO FOMO ANYMORE, CAN I JUST GIVE MY MEDIA ACCREDITATION
TO SOMEONE ELSE?
That’s a negative, media accreditation is not transferable. All passes must contain the correct name of the media representative. Pass swapping is not permitted and anyone found to do so will be immediately escorted from site.
If a change of name is required prior to the event please email email@example.com at least two weeks before the relevant event explaining the reason for the change. As these events are busy, changes to media accreditation on the day of any given event cannot be guaranteed.
Still got questions? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and you will receive a response within 48 hours.