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PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEOGRAPHY REGULATIONS

 

Photography

 

•  Where possible, always ask permission for a photograph

•  Please direct or ask first before physically positioning a model for a shot. Same applies for having a photograph with an  

   attendee/cosplayer e.g with your arm round them both could damage their costume or make the model feel uncomfortable.

•  Let your subject know where the image will be published and available to view, exchange contact details if applicable.

•  If a person declines to have a photograph taken, or asks for an image to be deleted please respect their wishes and comply.

•  No inappropriate or misleading shots are to be taken. Also please avoid photos while attendees/cosplayers are having private

   moments, for example eating. Wait until they are finished to ask for a photograph.

•  Please send us links to your coverage on the day, we your permission to use any photos for our press materials/websites (with

   your credit, of course).

 

Videography

 

•  Please be aware of space and those around you, try not to disrupt the convention by blocking corridors etc. - Please remember

   health and safety, if planning a big idea please liaise with the press team so that they can advise the most convenient time or

   location e.g. a flash mob. - If conducting video interviews please be considerate, this is a PG convention so please be aware of  

   other attendees as well as try to refrain from asking x rated/crude questions. -Please ask permission of the parent /Guardian when

   conducting interview under the age of 18 or recording an attendee.

 

•  If an attendee would like their video deleted please respect that wish.

 

•  Each videographer has their own style; documentary, parody etc. If your style is more humorous or something that could be taken    

   offensively, please make sure your participants are aware of this and are still happy to be filmed.

 

•  We understand that for some this is your first convention and that it is a new world, again we must ask not to make our attendees

   feel uncomfortable by asking inappropriate questions or suggesting their hobby is negative or weird etc.

 

•  Unless wide shot/group shot, participants should be made aware they are being filmed at all times and know where they can find

   the footage.

 

•  Avoid filming crew members on duty, if necessary please get permission from their team manager. If the interview is regarding the

   running of the event, please liaise with a team manager or press team for the best person for this interview.

 

•  Please see photography rules, as same etiquette applies. - Please send us links to your coverage on the day, we have the

   permission to use any videos for our press materials/websites (with your credit, of course).

 

 

Journalists 

 

•  Please do read over the photography and videography rules as the same etiquette and courtesy applies.

 

•  As stated in the videography section, we understand that for some this is your first convention and that it is a new world, again we

  must ask you not to make our attendees feel uncomfortable by asking inappropriate questions or suggesting their hobby is negative            

  or weird.

 

•  By attending this event, you agree not to write negative or libel content about the event or attendees. If you feel there is something

  that needs to be addressed you will speak with the director through contact@majikkon.com before publishing.

 

•  Please send us links to any coverage regarding the event that you publish.

 

•  If you have any problems during the event please speak to a member or a senior staff member so we can help before ‘blasting’ any

  issues you may have about the event on social media. If any of the above terms and conditions are breached you could be escorted  

  from the venue and banned from future Majikkon events or events affiliated to the Huddersfield Literature Festival.

 

 

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