AFO Press Application

Welcome to Anime Festival Orlando’s Press Pass Application. If you’re interested in covering Anime Festival Orlando for your publication this year be sure to read carefully below.

If you have questions please reach out to Diana Galvin at

  • The Press Pass Application is CLOSED.
Afo Press

Check In

  • You can pick up your Badge at the Pre-Registration desk during pre-reg hours including Thursday night.
  • Please make sure you have a valid ID to pick up your badge. Your ID must match your application, we will not hand your badge to anyone else.
  • You will also require the one-time use QR code that will be sent to you in your email.

Please Review Carefully

  • If your request is approved, you and your equipment crew will be provided with a Press Pass Badge for entry into the convention.
  • Your badge allows you to talk to and take pictures of attendees, with their consent, for use in your article.
  • You will have a scheduled time slot with each guest if they agree to it. You may not visit any time you want.
  • You will be accompanied by a staff member during your scheduled visit with any guests.
  • You will have a maximum of thirty (30) minutes for your interview with each guest. After the thirty (30) minutes are up you must conclude your meeting to allow guest to prepare for their other events. So it is advised you prepare your interview beforehand so you get everything you need.
  • If at any point the staff member deems your interview inappropriate to the guest they have the right to stop your interview. So please only ask appropriate questions.
  • If you do not show up or arrive late for the allowed time with the guest you will not be able to change times or extend the time slot for your interview. So please be on time. You may meet up with your assigned staff member five (5) minutes before your interview.
  • Please be sure not to block hallways or walkways.
  • Make sure to wear your press badge at all times while at the convention. If you are found without a badge you will be asked to leave.
  • Please send us links to whatever you publish upon publication. Anime Festival Orlando reserves the right to showcase your work on its website. We wil be sure to give proper credit to you and your publication with a link back to the original source.