Practical Guide

Your accreditation badge (Festival, Marché or Press) gives you access to the Festival zone and to the screenings (Official Selection, parallel events and/or Marché du Film depending on your accreditation category). Badges are nominative, non-transferable and must be worn so as to be visible in order to facilitate ID checks. In the event of loss or theft, please contact the late accreditation office.

Opening hours

Beyond the Palais des Festivals and the Riviera, the Festival Zone stretches from the International Village Pantiero to the International Village Riviera up to the Cinéma de la Plage. The Festival zone is accessible for accreditation badge-holders via all entrances from Tuesday 8 May to Saturday 19 May. The Marché du Film is open from Tuesday 8 May to Thursday 17 May.

Palais des Festivals


Main Entrance : accessible to all accreditation badge-holders from 9:00 am to 12:30 am

  • from 8.15 am for screenings scheduled at the Palais before 9:00 am (door on the right).

Mediterranean Entrance: accessible to accreditation badge-holders from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm.

Riviera Entrance for Marché badge-holders.

  • from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm for Festival and Press badge-holders
  • from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm for exhibitors
  • from 9:00 am to 10:45 pm for Marché badge-holders (After 6.30pm, the Marché badges can acces the screening rooms)

Village International (Pantiero and Riviera)

  • from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm for Pavillon exhibitors (from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on 19 May)
  • from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm for Professional badge-holders (from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on the 19 May)
Access to accreditation area
Registrations at the Festival de Cannes

Location: Palais, Level -1, between the tourist office and the main entrance to the Palais.

Opening hours: 7-9 May 2018 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, then 10-19 May from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm for Festival and Marché du Film accreditations

NB: Reception area for late accreditations, Marché du Film and Festival: 7-19 May, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

  • Festival Manager: Fabrice Allard / +33 (0)4 92 99 80 57 or 82 34
  • Marché du Film Manager: José Cepeda / +33 (0)4 92 99 80 12
  • Press Office: +33(0)4 92 99 81 28 or +33(0)4 92 99 81 29
  • Audiovisual and photographic press unit & Web Media Audio: +33(0)4 92 99 83 52

Picking up your badge

In the "accreditation" zone, a number of assistants are on hand to guide you.

On presentation of your accreditation confirmation and ID, you will be given your badge
You will also be given a welcome pack. Please read it carefully and keep it: it also contains information on the ticketing system and access to various Selection screenings
If you lose this document, you may obtain a duplicate from the late accreditation office.


Picking up your bag

You can pick up your Festival or Marché du Film bag at the counters facing the accreditation area on presentation of your badge.
Depending on your level of accreditation, your bag will contain the official publications of the Festival or the Marché du Film.

Useful informations
Info Points

Directions and information about the Festival and the Marché are available at Info Points signaled by a yellow “I”. These Info Points are located:
Inside the Palais:
Level -1: Central aisle and Atrium
Level 0: Hall Méditerranée
Level 3: Rue Intérieure
At the Riviera: Main entrance facing the sea, Aisle A
Pantiero: Village International entrance


Luggage Cloakroom

Barrière Bistingo (near the Casino Croisette)
15 May : 8am - 7pm
16 - 18 May : 8am - 8pm
19 - 27 May : 9am - 7 pm
28 May : 9am - 5 pm

Lost Property

Opening hours: from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Tel. +33 (0)4 92 98 72 24
Location: Gare Maritime


Fire: Tel. 18 (emergency only)
Police: Tel. 17 (emergency only)
Palais des Festivals internal number from a Palais phone: 84 84

Hotelkeepers Union

In the event of a dispute with a hotel in Cannes, you can contact:
Tel. +33 (0)4 93 39 15 42
Opening hours Monday to Friday: from 9:30 am to 12:00pm from 2pm to 5:30 pm


Express courier service for parcels and documents
Entrance Level - 1 


Security checks are in operation at the entrances to the Palais and the Riviera in application of the French Vigipirate plan. We appreciate your cooperation with these measures to ensure the safety of all, and ask you to take into account the possible delays that may result in getting from place to place.
Please notify the presence of any suspicious package by calling:
+33(0)4 92 99 84 84




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