Photographer Manual - General

The following is general information for our Brickvention Photographers. Year-specific information will be provided closer to the event to registered / confirmed photographers.

Timeframe:
Bump In – Thursday
Convention Day – Friday 
Public Days – Saturday  & Sunday
Bump Out – after 5pm Sunday

Venue (Brickvention 2022): 
Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre – Stadiums
30 Aughtie Drive,
Albert Park, VIC, 3206

Brickvention will operate under all Victorian Government requirements for COVID safety. The health and wellbeing of our volunteers, exhibitors, and visitors is of the highest importance to us. More information about specific COVD-safe requirements will be made available closer to the event.

 

Thank you for your interest in being part of the volunteer photographer team.
As a member of this team, you will be granted free access to the Brickvention weekend.

Photography roles will be allocated to each volunteer photographer for Brickvention. These roles may include a focus on portraits, crowds or models over an allo- cated time.

Unless advised to the contrary, all photographs will remain the intellectual property of the photographer who took them. Brickventures Inc will receive unlimited reproduction rights to these photos. Credit will be given to the photographer when pho- tos are used by Brickventures Inc.

All photos taken over the Brickvention weekend must be supplied to Brickventures Inc in high definition soft copy (via USB) within 2 weeks of Brickvention. USBs will be provided at your sign in shift for this purpose.

By taking on the role of Brickvention Photographer, you agree to the terms and con- ditions set by Brickventures Inc and will abide by the code of conduct. Failure to do so may result in immediate removal from Brickvention.

All Brickvention exhibitors, vendors, volunteers and photographers must complete the online induction and safety certification. Details on how to complete the induction will be distributed prior to the event. It is a requirement that the certificate of completion is kept and made available at the exhibition on request.

It is expected that you comply with the terms and conditions you agreed to in your agreement with Brickventures Inc. This includes the following:

Volunteers are expected to act in a manner that will not negatively impact on the reputation of Brickventures Inc or Brickvention. This includes that Volunteers:

• will act in a professional manner at all times.

• will not, by act or omission, act in a way that places the health, safety and welfare at risk of any Brickvention organiser, volunteer, participant, contractor or patron.

• will act in a manner that is respectful regardless of patrons age, gender, disability and/or impairment, sexual orientation, religious belief or activity, etc.

• will not use foul language.

• will not abuse or use bullying type behaviours towards others.

• will not purposefully damage the venue or provided equipment.

• will leave the venue in a reasonable and tidy condition.

There will be NO VOLUNTEER PARKING available at the venue during Brickvention. 

Parking during the event is not provided by Brickventures Inc.    

We encourage you to investigate your own parking or public transport options.

There are two convenient tram routes which drop you right at the front door of the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre.

Route 96 (East Brunswick to St Kilda Beach) – Stop 129

Route 12 (City to South Melbourne/St Kilda) – Stop 131 

Check the PTV Website for more information on public transport options in Melbourne.

Volunteers are expected to wear neat casual attire for the event, and will be provided with a vest identifying them as Brickvention Volunteers. This vest must be returned at the end of the event.

At all times during Bump In and Bump Out, you must wear a safety vest and closed toe footwear. 

During the Brickvention weekend, conditions can be unpredictable. Please ensure you take care of your body over the Brickvention weekend. This includes staying hydrated, taking regular breaks, maintaining high standards of personal hygiene commensurate with a public facing role and sharing your love of LEGO with the public.