MakeFashion received high demand for media access with limited accommodation. Therefore we maintain a high standard for publications, photographers, videographers applying for media accreditation. The gala has a no-flash mandate during the runway segment. This challenges the photographer and videographer to be capable to work in a low light environment.

Thank you for taking the time to apply for media accreditation for Makefashion 2017, on April 1 at TELUS Spark in Calgary, AB.

Once your application has been submitted our directors will review your credentials and respond via email.

Media Areas:

• All access/backstage – if requesting backstage access please add request and rationale in form below (very limited availability).

• Runway: in the media pit at the foot of the runway (limited availability).

• General event space – non runway and non-behind the scenes (general seating).

Media access has a value of $210 CAD. Photographers and media requesting must read and agree to the following terms. Media that can not or terms can purchase a media pass for $210 with no requirement to provide images to MakeFashion (email directly for paid media access).

Independent Photographers/Videographers:

Images are to be provided by April 21st, 2017 – via Dropbox, Google Drive, or media transfer.

(Please indicate on your application form if you are able to provide some images within 3 days – preference may be given to photographers with this availability).

Images are to be sent in jpeg format, (1) set watermarked (1) set unwatermarked –  Unwatermarked images in high resolution.

Images and video clips used by MakeFashion will be credited to the photographer (with photographer’s URL when possible).

Use of photographs on photographers own websites and portfolio will be labelled as MakeFashion. Photographers receiving media access are not permitted to sell MakeFashion images.

Videographer – Non TV / Non News Media (Independent Videographer)

Videographer agrees to share links to where the video is posted.

Video coverage will be labelled and credited as MakeFashion.

Videographers agree to send in a montage video or 1-3 short clips for us to share on social media in 720p HD footage.

Media Publication Accreditation

• Must be shooting for an accredited publication/agency, referenced in form below.

MakeFashion requires a copy of the shots – one set (1) with watermarks and one set (1) without. We will credit you in all respects when posted without watermarks in our publications, website and other news agencies/media. Traditional news media requires all shots to be unwatermarked and credit the photographer in the byline/footer of photo.

Shooting/filming the runway performance will be in a challenging low light environment. Flash and video lights are prohibited.

Deadline for applications is March 24.