Media Credentials

Request Media Credential

All requests for media credentials must be submitted online using the form below or via email with full contact information including media source to: star@blackstarfest.org.

Please note the following policies:

  • Credential requests must be submitted by July 31 at 5 pm to receive advance consideration.
  • Media credentials will be granted to media personnel on assignment to cover BlackStar events for online and print publications, cable networks and/or radio and television stations. The maximum number of passes allowed per outlet is two (2) general media passes and one (1) photo pass per day. If you are accepted to receive credentials, you will be notified by email with further instructions.
  • Only a limited number of credentials will be distributed onsite during the Festival to be granted only with proof of assignment and a contact name and number for an assigning editor, and at the discretion of media relations staff.

Credential Pick-Up

If you are approved to cover BlackStar, a confirmation and detailed information regarding your press credentials will be sent to you by email along with the location of the media check-in and instructions for pick-up. All credentialed media will be added to a master media list. All credentialed media must check in in order to pick up press credentials, gain admittance to the festival, and receive media-related updates. Further information will be sent with confirmed press credentials.