Media Access


Media that would like to have better access to the events, shows and artists can apply for the following media accreditations: 

Review AccessFor media who will be writing reviews of shows or events

Apply to book an interview and/or for complimentary media tickets to the shows that you will be reviewing. A credential will be provided to you for identification. 

General Access – For media who will be covering the festival 

With this, you can still apply for a limited number of complimentary media tickets to shows. A credential will be provided to you for identification. For media kits, artists details and other information, visit this page. This access is also recommended for camera crews and photographers who need to be identified as media. 

Online Access – For media who only need access to artist information, images and media releases online 

Apply to add your contact details to GTF’s media release distribution list. Media kits are also available here. This access is recommended for media who may not be in Penang, Malaysia to cover the event, or media who opt for mediums like radio where interviews can be conducted over the phone. No credentials are necessary for this access. 

The cut-off date for media accreditation and interview arrangements is 15 July 2017. You will be contacted to confirm your application. Kindly email our Public Relations team – – to apply for GTF media accreditation. 

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