Thank you for your interest in LouFest 2018!
To apply for a MEDIA or PHOTO pass, please read the guidelines below and proceed to the Official Application Form. Please remember this is only a request, and it may not be approved. Applications are one per person. Each person from your outlet must fill out their own application.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY July 27, 2018. We cannot review or consider applications received after this date. You will be notified of your application status by August 10, 2018. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
In order to be considered for MEDIA or PHOTO credentials, you MUST BE ON ASSIGNMENT with coverage secured.
Please note: The MEDIA pass offers access into the festival and into the press lounge. The PHOTO pass offers access into the festival, the press lounge and the photo pits at the combined discretion of LouFest and the bands.Point-and-shoot cameras (including disposable cameras and cell phones), tripods, monopods, and selfie sticks are NOT ALLOWED inside the photo pits. Refusal to adhere to these guidelines may result in revoked access to the photo pits.
RADIO STATIONS: Please be as specific as possible about your coverage plans, and any on-site broadcasting you wish to do.
PRINT AND ONLINE MEDIA
BLOGS/ONLINE: Please provide detailed information about your website and your coverage plans.
FREELANCE PRINT MEDIA: All attending media MUST be on assignment with coverage secured. We will be contacting your editor to confirm your assignment upon submitting your application.
PHOTOGRAPHERS ON ASSIGNMENT: Any photographer wishing to apply for a PHOTO pass must be on assignment. We will only credential photographers with SLR, detachable lens cameras. Point-and-shoot cameras (including disposable cameras and cell phones, tripods, monopods, and selfie sticks) will not be permitted in the photo pits, a policy enforced by security.
RADIO/WEBSITE PHOTOGRAPHERS: Photo passes for radio and website photographers are limited.
Video cameras are approved on a very limited, case-by-case basis and you must receive direct approval from the LouFest PR Team. Of those approved, video camera use is restricted to the press lounge and on-site with an escort from the PR Team. You will be required to request escort time in advance of the festival.
All applicants will be contacted with confirmation or denial of the request.
Thank you in advance for your time and we appreciate your interest!