Accreditation

Criteria and procedures for accreditation applications 2020

Types of accreditation:

  • Professional Accreditation
  • Press Accreditation
  • Industry Accreditation

 



ONLINE ACCREDITATION'S REQUEST

From May 2020, it will be possible to request an accreditation for the 73rd edition of the Locarno Film Festival.


DEADLINE FOR ACCREDITATION'S REQUEST

Please note that applications submitted after the end of July 2020 are 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 

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 

 

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 

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