I have a Industry Accreditation

In your email confirmation, you have received a personal booking code which allows you to get tickets for the screenings at no extra cost in the Festival’s online ticket shop. 

Once in Locarno, you can: 

  • Collect your badge and your welcome bag at the Accreditation Desk (Festival Center – Palazzo Sopracenerina, Piazza Grande 5, 6600 Locarno. Open from Tuesday, August 2 from 9 am to 7 pm) 

  • Seek assistance and reserve last-minute tickets in our Info Points located in the proximity of the main venues (see map) 

 

Please note that being in possession of the physical badge alone does not grant access to the theaters. Everyone will need to generate a ticket in advance and present it at the entrance. 

 

  1. Check the program & choose film
    Consult the program on our website and or our official App, choose the film you want to attend, and click on "Get a ticket " 
  2. Get a free ticket
    By entering your personal booking code  
  3. Checkout and save your digital ticket
    You will receive an email with a digital ticket valid for the entrance to the screening 
  4. Show your ticket at the entrance
    Printed or on your mobile device  

 

Seats are not numbered nor assigned in advance; therefore, audience and pass holders can spontaneously  decide where to sit once they are inside the theater. 

 

There is no need to get a ticket in advance. Access to Piazza Grande is granted by showing the pass (physical badge) or digital accreditation at the entrance; access is subject to a first-come, first-served rule. 

Seats are not numbered nor assigned in advance; therefore, audience and pass holders can spontaneously  decide where to sit once they are inside the regular sector of Piazza Grande. 

The Piazza Grande films are always screened simultaneously at the Palexpo (FEVI). To both venues, access is not guaranteed and is subject to a first-come, first-served rule. 

Want to reserve a numbered seat in Piazza Grande? 

Seat reservation in Piazza Grande is available for an extra fee of CHF 17.- (combined with any ticket or pass, max six seats). Please refer to the indications on the Festival’s online ticket shop.  

For the Industry screenings schedule, visit the website's area dedicated to Locarno Pro.  

There is no need to get a ticket in advance. Access is granted by showing the pass at the entrance, access is subject to a first-come, first-served rule. 

 

Your personal booking code can be found on: 

  • Your email confirmation
  • Your personal badge
  • Your online dashboard if you have a personal account

Starting from mid-July, you will be able to access your personal online dashboard, where you will automatically be able to run through all services to plan your experience.  

Online resources

  • Accreditation QR-code  
  • Personal booking code for screenings  
  • Ticket QR-code  
  • Online Digital library  
  • One-to-one Meeting Platform (5-8 August)  
  • Virtual Piazza Grande (Locarno Pro Networking Platform)  
  • Locarno Pro exclusive video content  
  • Downloadable welcome kit  
  • Online and printed professional documentation  
  • Access to the list of attending industry professionals  
  • Heritage Online free access for 12 months  

Only for online accreditation

  • Online Digital library  
  • One-to-one Meeting Platform (5-8 August)  
  • Virtual Piazza Grande (Locarno Pro Networking Platform)  
  • Locarno Pro exclusive video content  
  • Downloadable welcome kit  
  • Access to the list of attending industry professionals  
  • Heritage Online free access for 12 months  

Visit the reserved area for accredited industry professionals 

Discover all the services connected to your accreditation by checking the Locarno Pro website area reserved for accredited industry professionals.  

The reserved area will increasingly offer more content and services in the upcoming weeks while we are approaching the 75th edition.  

Seats will not be assigned to maintain the free and shared spirit that characterizes the Event (paying audience, accredited professionals, and pass holders will be allowed to freely choose their seats once in the venue). Please note that it will be forbidden to enter the screening once it has begun. 

Reservation of numbered seats is available only in Piazza Grande for an extra fee of CHF 17.-. Please refer to the indications on the Festival’s online ticket shop. 

You can get unlimited tickets during the Festival, and up to two simultaneous screenings that must have a minimum gap of 30 minutes between their starting times. 

Yes, in addition to your ticket, you can get up to five tickets for a single screening (by purchasing the ticket or by adding the personal booking codes of people accompanying you). 

Seats are not numbered nor assigned in advance; therefore, audience and pass holders can spontaneously  decide where to sit once they are inside the venue. 

If you cannot attend the screening, it is mandatory to cancel your ticket to allow someone else to see the film. You will find more details on the screening confirmation email. 

Any abuse might lead to the suspension of your accreditation.

The Festival will return to being what it has always been, an open and accessible place for sharing great cinema, and, compatibly with cantonal and federal guidelines, there will be no restrictions or limitations, neither outdoors nor indoors.

 

 

Additional information

 

  • Accreditations are not transferable and non-refundable (except for proven health reasons) 

  • Any abuse might lead to the suspension of the accreditation

  • For security reasons, the Locarno Film Festival reserves the right to make regular controls in all areas of the Festival 

  • If you need to cancel your accreditation request, please send an email to indaccreditation@locarnofestival.ch indicating the reference number in your confirmation email 

Online Industry Accreditations

 

  • This accreditation does not give you access to the physical event in Locarno 

  • Accreditations are not transferable and non-refundable 

  • Any abuse might lead to the suspension of the accreditation 

  • If you need to cancel your accreditation request, please send an email to indaccreditation@locarnofestival.ch indicating the reference number in your confirmation email 

Need assistance?

 

Dedicated hotline starting from Monday, July 4
from 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM (Monday through Friday until July 30, then everyday)
+41 91 756 21 61 
helpdesk@locarnofestival.ch 

 

In Locarno during the Festival
Seek assistance and reserve last-minute tickets in our Info Points located in the proximity of the main venues.