Collection of the press badges
Your badge is personalized (name - passport photo - represented media outlet) and must be collected at the Accreditation Office in the Palais des Festivals. It allows you access to both press screenings and press conferences according to the number of available seats. The press badge is not transferable and must be visible.
After collecting their badges, the journalists and photographers will be able to pick up their Festival bags at the counters located in front of the Accreditation desks. The bags contain in particular: the Official Program, the Official Catalogue, the Screenings Schedule and the Festival Handbook.
The Press Screenings Guide is handed out to you when you pick up your badge. You will be able to download it on this website a few days before the Festival opening.
The Festival Daily
It provides the schedules for the screenings of the day and next day. You will find it the evening before at the entrances of the Palais and information desks.
The Festival TV Channel
TV Festival de Cannes provides an exclusive coverage of all the events in both French and in English: red carpets, photo calls, interviews, press conferences, special reports…
All these images and pre-edited subjects are distributed in France and abroad to the media outlets which so request it for all media usages.
Information and fees:
Lisa Lebahar, French and international sales
The Official Website
During the whole event sign up for the RSS feed to get the latest information along with articles, photos, audiofiles and videos.
The website is a working tool which the journalists can access from the “Press” section. They can download from it the press release, the poster, institutional pictures screening schedules, etc.
The “Films’Packs” allow press releases, pictures, trailers or excerpts from the films in the Official Selection to be downloaded. They are available a few days before the opening of the Festival.
You can also access the podcasts of the entire press conferences and the Cinema Masterclass.
- Official Selection Press Screenings
These screenings are reserved for the journalists according to their accreditation card category and the number of available seats.
We invite you to double-check using the daily schedule, which is given at the Press Office and in the press boxes, the times of the screenings and the access conditions.
- Marché du Film Screenings
The press does not have priority access to the Marché du Film screenings and must be granted authorization by the producer or the distributor (for more information, see the Cannes Market News daily publication).
- Screenings of films in sidebars
The press badge is necessary and sufficient to attend the projections of the Directors' Fortnight and la Semaine de la Critique, according to the number of available seats.
The press conferences for the films in the Official Selection are exclusively reserved for accredited journalists according to their accreditation card category and the availability of seats.
Television crew access to the press conference room is organized by the Audiovisual Press Department of the Festival.
All the press conferences are broadcast in French and in English on TV Festival de Cannes.
For Gala Screenings, accredited television channels and photographers may sign up with the Audiovisual Press Department which will provide them, according to the number of available emplacements, with an authorization to access the sites reserved for filming and installing technical equipment.
Evening dress / black tie (tuxedo) is required for all evening screenings.
The photo calls, which usually precede the press conferences, allow accredited press photographers, who are also in possession of a special authorization provided by the Audiovisual Press Department, to take pictures of the filmmakers and actors of the films in Official Selection. Only TV Festival de Cannes is authorized to film photo calls.
This space provides a wide range of multimedia services for the press. Journalists enjoy a free and unlimited Wifi connection in a convivial space.
The journalists and photographers are also provided with a photo service, from the printing of the photographs to their distribution.
A multilingual staff advises and helps the journalists and photographers.
The Press Room is equipped with computers with Pack Office, internet connections and printers. A multilingual staff is also on hand to advise and help the journalists.
Nearly 1800 press boxes are located on the Press Floor. The journalists with a press box will have direct access to the documentation in French or in English.
TV Interview Sets
Information regarding these sets will be provided during the event by the Audiovisual Press Department.
Media Support Area
Premises for rent are available in the Palais. They can be accessed day and night and include furniture, wall-to-wall carpeting and electric boxes. For more information, contact the Audiovisual Press Department.
The Festival will provide a transport service from Nice airport to Cannes city for the accredited journalists.
For general information regarding the Festival and the town of Cannes please visit the Festival Guide or the Cannes Tourist Board's information official website.
Print or send by email
Festival de Cannes - Press office
3, rue Amélie
Tel: +33 (0)1 53 59 61 85 / Fax : +33 (0)1 53 59 61 84
Print Press - Press agencies : firstname.lastname@example.org
Web Media Outlets : email@example.com
Audiovisual Press Office: Image and Sound Media
Tel : +33 (0)1 53 59 61 88 / 61 92 - Fax: +33 (0)1 53 59 61 10
TV - Radio - Web Media (image and sound) - Press photographs - photos agencies : firstname.lastname@example.org