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High Res Images

High resolution images of our performers will be available prior to SunFest 2014.

Scenes from SunFest will be available on our photo page.

Contact info

If you are a member of the media and need to speak to someone at SunFest, please call media relations at (561) 837-8065 or e-mail us at news@SunFest.com.

Media Credentials

Credentials will be granted to reporters and photographers who are ON ASSIGNMENT and covering SunFest for legitimate publications, internet sites and/or radio and television stations.

Please read the following criteria carefully before submitting the MEDIA CREDENTIAL REQUEST.

Credential requests MUST be submitted in advance. Deadline for requests is Friday, April 11, 2014.  If you are reading this after that date, do not call and ask if we are still accepting. We cannot promise return phone calls after April 11.  Credentials will not granted at the festival for unregistered media.

You may also download our Media Credentials Procedures.

Credential pick up

Confirmation of your approves press credential will be sent via e-mail. Credentials will be picked up and returned each day at Media Headquarters located near the Clematis Street gate.

Criteria for Credentials

  • Credentials are issued for a reporter or photographer assigned by a legitimate media outlet to cover the festival.  Credentials will be issued to those on assignment only. Family members or guests will not be considered for credentials.
  • You have obtained, on company letterhead, a letter from your editor or director, noting your assigned duties, the dates you will be covering, your position and title, and the name and title of the person making the request (i.e. your editor or director). Credentials will not be granted without name, contact information and job title.
  • Only internet sites that are a product of a national network, national publication and/or blog need apply.
  • Credentials are not approved for on-air radio or television personalities who are not on assignment at the festival.

Artist Interviews

SunFest cannot assist in arranging interviews with performers at the SunFest. Reporters bear the sole responsibility of arranging interviews through artist publicists. As a convenience, SunFest will provide, upon request, a list of artists’ publicists. It is a reporter’s responsibility to contact and arrange for any artist interview.

If permission is granted, the reporter must confirm all arrangements with the publicist including notification of approval to the artist’s tour/road manager who will provide the reporter access to the interview at the festival.  You must provide SunFest media office with a copy of approved interviews Approved interviews will require artists’ management to supply passes/credentials to the approved reporter. Those approved passes will be distributed at ‘ARTIST WILL-CALL’ located at the Clematis entrance of the Festival. SunFest International Festival assumes no responsibility for artist’s guest lists and its omissions.

SunFest DOES NOT provide backstage access for artist interviews.

Photo Passes

Each day, representatives at Media Headquarters will notify photographers at the festival of restrictions or modifications (typically first 3 songs for photo and first :30 of first three songs but this is subject to change and modification). Photographers who are granted a media credential and photo pass must agree to abide by all festival policies. Only one photo pass will be allowed per day/per media outlet. A photo pass allows and you will be escorted out. If you do not abide by the rules, you media and photo credentials will be suspended for your outlet for 2013 and future years.  ONLY photographers with professional camera will be allowed in the press pit, no accompanying media representatives are permitted.