Accreditations

The Festival de Cannes is reserved to film industry professionals. Every participant must be granted an accreditation to take part in the Festival. Professional accreditations are granted by professional category.

  • Journalists, the Press Accreditation guidelines are available on our Press Area
  • Find out more about the Marché Badge on the Marché du Film Website
  • New in 2018: the "Trois jours à Cannes / Three days in Cannes" Pass, reserved for cinema lovers aged between 18 and 28! (more info below)

 

Festival registrations open online from February 1st.
The accreditation procedures are detailed below.

Consult the registration procedure by category

FILM PROFESSIONALS' ACCREDITATION CINEPHILES ACCREDITATION Accreditation for "Three days in Cannes"

FILM PROFESSIONALS' ACCREDITATION

WHO CAN REQUEST ACCREDITATION?

The Festival de Cannes is exclusively reserved to film industry professionals.
It is not necessary to register with the Festival if you make your request through the Marché du Film, as the Market badge includes all Festival participation rights and access to screenings (www.marchedufilm.com/en/accreditations).

 

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF OUR ACCREDITATION PROCESS?

Festival accreditation is required to gain access to the Palais des Festivals and the Marché du Film. This accreditation gives you access to the screenings according to the conditions set out on your online account, once your request has been validated.

 

EXPIRY DATE FOR APPLICATIONS

Festival registrations open online from February 1st

The deadline to make a request for a professional Festival accreditation is April 1st.

Late registration’ request process: From April 1st, and thus until April 25th, you can apply for late registration, which generates a fee of 100€ (VAT included) for administrative costs.

N.B.: Those requests will be subject to severe restrictions, and only delivered as an exception.
Please note that administrative costs generated in our late registration process are not refundable, whatever the eventual result of your application.

 

HOW TO REGISTER?

Through your personal account, you will be able to register online, attach the requested documents justifying your experience in your professional field, and follow the evolution of your accreditation request.


FILM PROFESSIONAL CLASSIFICATION

The Festival de Cannes is exclusively reserved to professionals of the film industry. If you do not belong to one of the professional categories listed below, your request may not be taken into consideration.

  • Actor / Actress
  • Artistic Agency
  • Author, Director, Writer
  • Book Publisher and Agent
  • Buyer’s Rep*
  • Cinema Owner and Manager
  • Civil Service, Embassy, Administration and State Institution
  • Communication, Publicity and Marketing
  • Consulting*
  • Cultural Organization (Art Center, Museum, Multimedia Library …)
  • Distributor*
  • Film Commission
  • Film Festival
  • Film Financier*
  • Film Library, Archive and Film Restoration
  • Film Rights*
  • Film School and their students
  • Film Technician
  • Guild and Professional Association
  • Interactive & New Media
  • Music (Composer, Singer-Songwriter, Music Publisher and Producer)
  • Organization of Film Promotion and Film Events
  • Press-Media: except Journalists
  • Producer
  • Public Relations
  • Sales Agent*
  • Technical Industries
  • Television Broadcast*
  • Training/ Coaching
  • VOD Platform*

*If you apply with one of these professional categories, you have to submit your accreditation
through the Marché du Film’ Registration Department.


Festival registrations open online from February 1st.
CONTACT DETAILS

Festival de Cannes
Registration Department
5, rue Charlot F-75003 Paris
Tel : +33 (0)1 53 59 61 00
www.festival-cannes.com

Marché du Film
Producers Network & Workshop
Registration Department
5, rue Charlot F-75003 Paris
Tel : +33 (0)1 53 59 61 30
Email : marketbadges@festival-cannes.fr
www.marchedufilm.com

CINEPHILES ACCREDITATION

The Festival de Cannes is also open to film enthusiasts and educational groups, within the limits of availability through the "Cannes Cinéphiles" programme. “Cannes Cinéphiles” accreditations give access to the films of the Official Selection, Semaine de la Critique and Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in some Cannes’ theatres. These accreditations do not give access to the professional areas, Palais des Festivals included, which are reserved for professionals of the film industry only.


« Cannes Cinéphiles » registrations for the Festival de Cannes are open from
February 1st until March 1st. Beyond this deadline, no request will be processed.


HOW TO PROCEED?

Please visit our accreditation portal online in order to submit your “Cannes Cinéphiles” accreditation’ request, attach the required documents listed below, and follow-up on your request’ status:

  • School groups:
    For each student: a certificate of school attendance for the ongoing year.
    For the administration: an official document justifying your position and a motivation letter explaining your school project related to the “Cannes Cinéphiles” program.
    For all: ID card / passport (both sides)
  • Film students: motivation letter, an official document mentioning your studies for this year and your ID card / passport (both sides).
  • Cultural or Film club associations: motivation letter, photocopy of your film association’s membership card for the ongoing year, ID card / passport (both sides).
  • Member of a cinema club: motivation letter and the membership card for the ongoing year, ID card / passport (both sides).

« Cannes Cinéphiles » registrations for the Festival de Cannes are open from February 1st.
CONTACT

For film enthusiasts from the PACA region and educational groups:
Cannes cinéma
Pôle Culturel Cannes République,
10, avenue de Vallauris - 06400 Cannes
Tel: +33 (0)4 97 06 45 15
Email: contact@cannes-cinema.com
www.cannes-cinema.com

For accreditation requests outside the PACA region or abroad :
Festival de Cannes
Registration Department
Email: cinephiles@festival-cannes.fr
www.festival-cannes.com

Accreditation for "Three days in Cannes"

The Festival de Cannes offers film buffs aged 18 to 28 the opportunity to take part in the event from Thursday 17 to Saturday 19 May 2018, and to discover the films in the Official Selection as part of the 'Three days in Cannes' programme.
 

WHen?

Three days: 17, 18, 19 May 2018
 

WHY IS ACCREDITATION NECESSARY?

Accreditation for 'Three days in Cannes' gives you access to the Official Selection films at the Palais by badge or invitation) and to a dedicated 3-day programme whose screenings will be held at the 'Les Arcades' cinema.

WHO CAN APPLY FOR ACCREDITATION?

To apply for accreditation for 'Three Days in Cannes', you must:
•    be aged between 18 and 28
•    be passionate about film
 

NEXT STEPS

Applications must be submitted online via the accreditation portal (no applications will be processed by telephone).

Documents to be provided with the application form:

•    ID document (both sides) or passport;
•    ID photo;
•    A letter of motivation;

Once the accreditation request has been accepted, you will be sent an email (no answer will be given by phone).

Named badges with a photo ID and the programme of dedicated sessions can be collected from the Accreditation Office of the Palais des Festivals Wednesday 16 May 2018.


Online submission of accreditation applications is open until 15th April
CONTACTS

Festival de Cannes
Accreditation Department
5, rue Charlot F-75003 Paris
Tel : +33 (0)1 53 59 61 00
www.festival-cannes.com

Marché du Film
Producers Network & Workshop
Service des accréditations
5, rue Charlot F-75003 Paris
Tél : +33 (0)1 53 59 61 30
Email : marketbadges@festival-cannes.fr
www.marchedufilm.com

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