Accreditation

Criteria and procedures for accreditation applications 2019

Types of accreditation:

  • Professional Accreditation
  • Press Accreditation
  • Industry Accreditation


 


ONLINE ACCREDITATION'S REQUEST
From Monday, May 6, 2019, it will be possible to request an accreditation for the 72nd edition of the Locarno Film Festival.


SUBMIT YOUR ACCREDITATION REQUEST


DEADLINE FOR ACCREDITATION'S REQUEST
It will be possible to apply for accreditation until Saturday, July 20, 2019. Applications submitted after this date will be subject to a surcharge of CHF 30. 

Professional Accreditation

Reserved for:

  • operators in the film sector
  • heads of cultural associations active in the field of cinema
  • managers of publishing houses with publishing activities dedicated to cinema
  • heads of national and foreign cultural institutes
  • responsible for culture of national and foreign public bodies
  • professors and teachers of film courses at universities and national and foreign schools
  • students enrolled in film courses at universities or national and foreign schools

NB: Professionals who have collaborated in the production of the films in the selection may request an ACCREDITATION OF THE FILM DELEGATION.

Professional accreditation offers:

  • access to the viewing of all the films of the event
  • access to all conferences and initiatives related to the selected films
  • invitation to receive the opening and closing of the event
  • Festival Gadgets


Cost for the accreditation: CHF 80  SUBMIT

Press Accreditation

Reserved for journalists and information operators belonging to the following categories:

  • written press
  • online printing
  • photographers
  • radio and tv 

Also:

  • press offices of the delegations of the films being selected


NB: The press accreditation is issued only to information operators able to guarantee media coverage of the event.


Press accreditation offers:

  • access to the viewing of all the films of the Festival
  • access to press screenings
  • access to the Press Room with internet with a supplement of CHF 20 
  • access to the Digital Video Library online with the offer of titles in the official selection
  • access to all conferences and activities related to the selected films
  • official catalogue of the Festival
  • invitation to receive the opening and closing of the event
  • Festival Gadgets


Cost for the accreditation: CHF 50 SUBMIT

 

Industry Accreditation

Reserved for:

  • production companies
  • sales and distribution companies
  • festivals and markets delegates
  • film promotion istitutions
  • film commissions
  • funding bodies
  • technical industry


The Industry accreditation offers the following advantages:

  • access to the viewing of all films of the Festival
  • access to the Industry screenings of the titles in the official selection
  • access to press screenings (priority to press)
  • access to the Digital Video Library online with the offer of titles in the official selection
  • access to the reserved seating area of Piazza Grande
  • publication of the company's profile in the Industry Guide Online
  • professional documentation
  • official catalogue of the Festival
  • access to all conferences and activities related to the films of the official selection
  • access to the Industry Lounge
  • invitation to the Locarno Pro Welcome Party
  • invitation to receive the opening and closing of the Festival
  • Festival Gadgets


Cost for the accreditation: CHF 130 SUBMIT

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INFORMATION AND CONTACT

Accreditation Payment Methods 
Accreditations can be paid in advance by credit card or at the time of collection in Locarno. The advance payment must be made by July 20th and will facilitate the procedure of withdrawal of the accreditation at the desks.

In the event of cancellation or failure to collect the card, payment cannot be refunded.

Opening Hours of the Accreditation Desks

  • Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 from 10 am to 7 pm
  • from Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 from 9 am to 7 pm


IMPORTANT INFORMATION  

  • Accreditations are personal and non-transferable
  • Accreditations do not entitle the holder to reserved seats. Entrance to the hall and Piazza Grande is permitted subject to availability
  • Reserved seats will only be guaranteed by accessing the online ticketing platform: CHF 3 will guarantee a reserved seat in the hall and CHF 17 for a reserved seat on the Piazza Grande. Learn more about the seat reservation


Promotional Passes for Students  
We remind you that students who do not have the right to obtain an accreditation can apply for a Student Pass, which allows access to the viewing of all films of the Festival and all conferences and activities related to the official selection.

The Pass can be purchased online at a cost of CHF 110 at our shop or directly at the ticket office in Piazza Grande showing an identity document and your student card.




CONTACT
Accreditation Office
accreditation@locarnofestival.ch 
Tel. + 41 91 756 21 21

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