Supporting Documentation for Media

Please send by post all the supporting elements required for your accreditation request.

For all media:

You can send the supporting documents listed in the section regarding your profession by post to the DIFF PR agency Edelman at the following address:

Media Relations
Edelman
Amjad Saqer
Tel: +971 (0)2 4178533
Mobile: +971 (0)50 617 93 01
diff@edelman.com

PRINT MEDIA:

Reporters and Photographers

  • An official letter, with the periodical's letterhead, signed bythe chief editor or the director who assigns the journalist/photographer to cover the Festival
  • A recent copy of the publication for newly launched titles
  • For first-time accreditation requests: 3 recent entertainment articles bearing your signature

Photographers can only be accredited if assigned to the Festival by a media company.

Please note: Accreditation is open to a total of 4 reporters and 2 photographers for daily publications; 2 reporters for each magazine title and 2 photographers from the associated publishing house.

BROADCAST MEDIA:

Television

  • An official letter, with the media company's letterhead, signed by the supervising producer or content director, assigning you to cover the Festival
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  • Please detail the nature of the coverage you intend to dedicate to the Festival (name of the programme, periodicity, time of the programme, audience, number of repeats, live coverage)
  • Please also provide a brief description of your television company: audience, broadcasting zone, main means of broadcasting (terrestrial, cable, satellite, TNT, Internet)

Please note: Accreditation is open to 1 team, comprising maximum 4 members including the presenter, from each channel under the media group.

Radio

  • An official letter, with the media company's letterhead, signed by the programming director, assigning you to cover the Festival
  • Please detail the nature of the coverage you intend to dedicate to the Festival (name of the programme, periodicity, time of the programme, audience, number of repeats, live coverage)
  • Please also provide a brief description of your radio station: audience, broadcasting area, main means of broadcasting (terrestrial, cable, satellite, Internet)

Please note: Accreditation is open to 1 team, comprising maximum 2 members including the presenter, from each channel under the media group.

NEWS WIRE:

Press Agency

For all media:

  • An official letter, with the media company's letterhead, signed by the chief editor or the director who assigns you to cover the Festival
  • Please provide details regarding the size of the agency you represent (geographical diffusion area, list of media companies subscribing to the agency) as well as what the media company intends to cover

Please note: Accreditation is open to a maximum of 2 reporters per agency.

For first-time accreditation requests: 3 recent entertainment articles bearing your signature or that of the agency.

Photo Agency

  • An official letter, with the media company's letterhead, signed by the chief editor or the director who assigns you to cover the Festival
  • Please provide details regarding the size of the agency you represent (geographical diffusion area, list of media companies subscribing to the agency) as well as what the media company intends to cover (types of reports, photo calls, “gala screening”, red carpet pictures)
  • A list of the media companies that used your photo reports of the previous years' Festival

Please note: Accreditation is open to a maximum of 2 photographers per agency.

ON-LINE MEDIA:

Fan sites, Web logs, and personal Web sites do not qualify for media accreditation

For all media:

  • An official letter, with the media company's letterhead, signed by the chief editor or the director who assigns you to cover the Festival and providing details regarding the size of the company you represent (number of hits, average number of pages read) as well as what the media company intends to cover (periodicity, type of report)

Please note: Accreditation is open to a maximum of 2 reporters per website/portal.

For first-time accreditation requests: 3 recent entertainment articles bearing your signature

FREELANCERS:

Those who freelance occasionally and are employed by non-news organisations are not eligible for media registration unless provided with an official letter from the media outlet they are representing.

  • An official letter, with the periodical's letterhead, signed by the chief editor or the director who assigns you to cover the Festival on their behalf, with information concerning the circulation and the periodicity of the publication as well as what the publication intends to cover

For first-time accreditation requests: 3 recent entertainment articles bearing your by-line

 

 

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