The WonderCon Anaheim 2015 PRESS APPLICATION PERIOD is now OPEN!
DEADLINE TO APPLY: FEBRUARY 20, 2015
DEADLINE TO REGISTER A PRESS BADGE: FEBRUARY 27, 2015
IMPORTANT: This press application period is for WonderCon Anaheim 2015 ONLY.
Before you may apply or register for WonderCon Anaheim 2015, you must determine your press verification status.
To determine your press verification status, log in to your Comic-Con Member ID account here. If you are returning or approved press, click on the “Press” tab to find your current verification status; "DUE" or "NOT DUE" (see examples to the left). If you are a first-time press applicant or your press application was denied, no “Press” tab or verification status will be displayed.
If your Press Verification Status is NOT DUE: Simply log in to your Comic-Con Member ID account, select the “Press” tab, and click the WonderCon Anaheim 2015 “Click here to register your badge now!” link.
If your Press Verification Status is DUE or you are applying as press for the first time: You must fill out a “WonderCon Anaheim 2015 Application for Press” and submit the required verification materials by February 20, 2015. The application and description of required verification materials can be found below in the “WonderCon Anaheim 2015 Instructions to Apply as Press” PDF.
WonderCon Anaheim 2015 Press Downloads
All applicants will be notified via email regarding the decision of their press application. We have experienced a delay in our press application review process as we have been working on fine tuning the procedures for press registration at SDCC and WonderCon Anaheim. We apologize for the longer than anticipated wait; we will be sending out decisions on press applications throughout the next upcoming weeks. If you do not receive a response within six to eight weeks, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your Comic-Con Member ID and the date your application and verification materials were submitted.
WonderCon Anaheim Press Terms & Conditions
Approved and not due press must register online each year they plan to attend. All press must submit verification materials every two years, unless requested earlier by Comic-Con International.
A WonderCon Anaheim press badge is good for entry to all of the events held at WonderCon Anaheim (space permitting). The WonderCon Anaheim press badge, however, does not allow for early entry into the Exhibit Hall, programming rooms, events, or guaranteed seating. Please keep in mind that press registration is a courtesy and your WonderCon Anaheim press badge is non-transferable. You may not transfer or sell your WonderCon Anaheim press badge. Unfortunately, a press badge does not allow for plus ones, guests, or child badges. A press badge has no monetary value and you are not entitled to a refund of any amount for your complimentary press badge. Duplicate badges of any type are not allowed.
Press will not be allowed into the Exhibit Hall prior to 12:00 pm on Friday, April 3, or during closed Exhibit Hall hours. There are no exceptions. Any pictures taken within the Exhibit Hall prior to 12:00 pm on Friday, April 3, and posted for public viewing, will result in the forfeiture of your WonderCon Anaheim 2015 press badge.
Because of a variety of rules governing the Anaheim Convention Center and WonderCon Anaheim, wheeled carts or handcarts are not allowed in the convention center. Additionally, camera crews, while free to roam the center, cannot set up equipment in a fixed manner (i.e. lights, chairs, etc.).
Members of the press that want to videotape, film, and/or record any matter that will be used for commercial purposes (non-news) must first obtain written permission from Comic-Con International/WonderCon Anaheim as well as permission of the panel participants. Please email email@example.com to request the appropriate consents along with detailed information regarding your interest in recording at WonderCon Anaheim.
PLEASE NOTE: Names, outlets, and email addresses of confirmed WonderCon Anaheim 2015 press will be made available to studios, exhibitors, programming participants, etc., prior to the convention (WonderCon Anaheim 2015 Press List).
As always, the issuance of a press badge is at the sole discretion of Comic-Con International/WonderCon Anaheim. Please be respectful of all our attendees. A WonderCon Anaheim press badge is provided as a courtesy to cover the event. WonderCon Anaheim does not tolerate coverage that includes stunt type events, ambush interviewing or any sort of action that could make any of our attendees feel unsafe or uncomfortable.