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Offline perc2100

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Re: SDCC 2020 Pro Registration
« Reply #165 on: December 17, 2019, 10:10:50 AM »
Out of pure curiosity of the process, does anyone know of someone who's gotten a rejection letter from their Pro application?

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Re: SDCC 2020 Pro Registration
« Reply #166 on: December 18, 2019, 03:02:54 AM »
Question:
Should i be concerned?
I applied as a Creative Pro, got approved, but Im hit with a badge fee?? Could this mean that they have me listed as a Trade Pro??
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Re: SDCC 2020 Pro Registration
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SDCC 2020 Pro Registration
« Reply #167 on: December 18, 2019, 09:24:42 AM »
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I applied as a Creative Pro, got approved, but Im hit with a badge fee?? Could this mean that they have me listed as a Trade Pro??

Possibly, but they've gotten rid of the distinction between badges and its all internally handled now and up to their discretion. You could always e-mail and ask, but it seems a like a bit of randomization is used when it comes to who has to pay for their badge and who doesn't.
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Re: SDCC 2020 Pro Registration
« Reply #168 on: December 31, 2019, 03:23:04 PM »
I still haven't gotten anything. All of my emails asking for an update are ignored lol

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Re: SDCC 2020 Pro Registration
« Reply #169 on: December 31, 2019, 03:38:15 PM »
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I still haven't gotten anything. All of my emails asking for an update are ignored lol

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Re: SDCC 2020 Pro Registration
« Reply #170 on: January 21, 2020, 12:18:33 PM »
The Early Bird hotel sale lit a fire under my butt and I finally paid for my pro-reg badge today. I guess it's real. I am NOT looking forward to Hotelmageddon, but at least I know I'm locked in again this year... whew.

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Re: SDCC 2020 Pro Registration
« Reply #171 on: January 26, 2020, 07:17:06 AM »
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Question:
Should i be concerned?
I applied as a Creative Pro, got approved, but Im hit with a badge fee?? Could this mean that they have me listed as a Trade Pro??

This is what happened to me after years of being categorized as Creative. It’s like being hit with a bucket of cold water. I was thinking about emailing them myself but I’m figuring that those who are actually in the comics industry not only get priority with pro and comp badges but with their badge also being comped. Since it’s not profit and more and more people are applying as pro this is most likely their way of balancing out the costs.

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Re: SDCC 2020 Pro Registration
« Reply #172 on: January 26, 2020, 09:09:55 AM »
Yeah there are no Pro categories anymore. And they revamped how they prioritize Pro status. It's now more meant for comics, publishing and teachers. I expect to pay next time I reapply, because I do TV and they made it clear tv and film is not a priority.

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Re: SDCC 2020 Pro Registration
« Reply #173 on: January 26, 2020, 02:28:30 PM »
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I expect to pay next time I reapply, because I do TV and they made it clear tv and film is not a priority.

FWIW most of my credits were film and I received a comp badge for this year after reapplying last year.  I know of others who had mostly worked in TV and still received comp badges.   The criteria they use to pick who gets a comp badge and who doesn't seems to be pretty subjective now.  Who knows if this will change though, I imagine with more and more people applying each year the criteria will only get stricter.

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Re: SDCC 2020 Pro Registration
« Reply #174 on: January 30, 2020, 05:35:35 PM »
I just now finally got a response to my pro application that I submitted last July. They denied my application.

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Re: SDCC 2020 Pro Registration
« Reply #175 on: January 31, 2020, 12:35:12 PM »
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I just now finally got a response to my pro application that I submitted last July. They denied my application.

Sorry to hear that. Can you appeal? Maybe they just needed more info?