Our accredited media partners:
Get full access to the best of the region’s comics, toys, movies, series, manga, anime, gaming, and cosplay.
ComicCon Asia opens its doors to event coverage opportunities for trusted media and online outlets and publications. Come get an exclusive meet-and-greets with our guests and get an exciting behind-the-scenes look into the workshops, seminars and panel discussions to be held at our convention.
Below are instructions on how to get media passes to the regional industry convention that offers entertainment beyond the usual fan experience, ComicCon Asia 2018.
REQUEST FOR MEDIA CREDENTIALS
ComicCon Asia will issue media credentials at its sole discretion, with a
preference toward staff reporters/photographers and/or freelance
journalists/photographers and bloggers.
CRITERIA FOR MEDIA CREDENTIALS
ComicCon Asia will consider issuing media credentials to journalists representing the following:
- Media outlets with a daily circulation of 30,000
- Freelance journalists/photographers on assignment from a print or broadcast media outlet;
- Bloggers with a reach of more than 5,000 unique visitors and have a track record of at least two (2) years of insightful coverage in areas related to ComicCon Asia
- Established internet sites that have published content related to ComicCon Asia;
Applicants are required to include one of the following forms of press credentials to verify their eligibility for media accreditation:
- For Philippine-based news journalists: A scanned copy of their Press ID and cover letter
- For foreign journalists: A scanned copy of their National Press ID and cover letter from editor
- For freelancers/stringers: A letter of assignment on the official letterhead of a media organisation signed by the Publisher/Assignment Editor, Editor-in-chief or Bureau Chief (in PDF format), specifying the name and functional title of the journalist, and stating their role at ComicCon Asia. Unsigned letters will not be accepted.
- Online media: A letter of assignment on the official letterhead of the media outlet signed by the Publisher/Assignment Editor, Editor-in-chief or Bureau, specifying the name and functional title of the journalist, and stating their role at ComicCon Asia. Unsigned letters will not be accepted. Submissions by freelance online journalists will be reviewed on a case by case basis.
- For bloggers: A scanned copy of their government-issued ID and screenshot of external
demographic tool, like Google Analytics, verifying the blog gets 5,000 or more unique
- Documents are to be submitted in PDF format only.
- Information about the media outlet (such as website, circulation, readership/viewership, frequency, etc.) (to be supplied on request).
- An original copy of the publication (to be supplied on request).
- Online media (including websites, photography sites and online forum pages) must meet the following requirements, in addition to those above:
- The website must belong to a registered company, such as a media organization, and have a specific, verifiable non-web address and telephone number.
- Any online media requesting accreditation for its correspondent(s) must have published more than 300 original write-ups regarding comics, toys, gaming, animation, etc written by its editorial team
- The media outlet should have been established not less than two (2) years prior to the start of ComicCon Asia.
- Online media must also provide a recent monthly traffic report from an external demographic tool, like Google Analytics, verifying the online publication or blog gets 5,000 or more unique monthly visitors.
- The site must be previously established, independent and regularly updated with original and current industry news.
- For forums and blogs, the applicant must have an established record of having written extensively on comics, toys, gaming, animation, etc and must present copies of three recently published articles, not more than two years old, with his/her byline.
- Please note that online publications that are intended for the communications outreach or advocacy of non-governmental or non-profit organizations do not qualify for media accreditation.
- Upon submission of the accreditation form to [email protected], an email acknowledgement will be sent to applicants upon submission of the online accreditation form.
- Each application will take up to 5 working days to process.
- All successful applicants will be issued an email confirmation with accompanying terms and conditions and instructions on how and where to claim their badges.
- If an applicant does not receive an email 10 working days after registration, he/she is requested to contact the representatives via [email protected]
- Deadline for submission of accreditation requirements will be on 9 March 2018, Friday.
- If the media personnel/representative is not able to attend the event, the organizer must be notified as early as possible. Any name changes after the stipulated deadline may be rejected. Failure to inform the organizers of non-attendance may result in future accreditation requests being refused.
- Please direct all accreditation queries to [email protected]
- Badges are NON-TRANSFERABLE and may only be used by the person whose name and photo appears on the badge.
- Accreditation includes access to the ComicCon Asia 2018 on 24-25 March 2018
- Badges are to be presented upon request to access the Media Centre
- Accreditation does not include automatic entry to all official events, and you are advised to register to attend key events.
List of Talks And Workshops
- Dr Lent’s Round Table Discussion
- Peter Brown/Amado Siytangco’s from 2D to 3D to Beyond
- Nana Kuronoma’s OMG You Look Just Like Them Talk
- Hoku Prop’s Armor Props Creation
- Linda Le’s Fabric Cosplay Creation
- Armand Serrano’s Visual Development Survival Kit and Visual Aesthetics Talk
- Ian Sta. Maria’s Futuristic Character Design
- Robot Pencil’s Art Tutorial Workshop
- Yael Yuzon’s Harnessing Creativity Talk
- Jesse Yu’s Toy Making and Design Workshop
- StartUp Village’s Converting Creative Passion into a Business Talk
- Harvey Tolibao’s Creating Comic Book Covers and Illustrations
- Jay Tablante’s (feat Enji Night) Bring Superheros to Life
- Carlo Pagulayan’s Story Telling in Comics
- ComicCon Asia considers the Media Pass to be a working tool to be used only by bona fide members of the press. Media accreditation is reserved for working members of the media only including Editors, Reporters, Producers, Camera Crews, Photographers and Bloggers.
- Press Accreditation will NOT be granted to: Publishers, General Managers, Account Representatives, Sales Executives, Marketing and Advertising Sales Staff, Public Relations Reps, etc.
- Only publications, media and online outlets which fulfil specific criteria including but not limited to circulation size, format, reach and quality, will be considered for accreditation.
- Under no circumstance will advertising and public relations agencies (or similar companies and organizations) be accredited as media, nor will ComicCon Asia issue any media accreditation passes to representatives (press officers or otherwise) of sponsors, suppliers and exhibitors.
- Misconduct or misrepresentation of your role and responsibilities, publication or news organization may bar you and your organization from all future ComicCon Asia events
- All details must be filled out on the accreditation form and the information given must be correct and recent. The organizer reserves the right to reject any incomplete applications.
- Personnel must be at least 18 years old to be admitted into the show during trade days.
- We reserve the right to modify this policy without prior notice and to revoke previously issued accreditation/registration at any time.