Press area

    Practical Guide

    UPON ARRIVAL

    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.

    Information

    Festival Publications

    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.

    Information and rates:

    Until 4 June 2017

    KM: Nadège Leberruyer : tvfestival@kmprod.fr

    From 5 June 2017

    Muriel Sadoun: muriel.sadoun@canal-plus.com /+33 (0) 1 71 35 28 29
    Delphine Beillard : delphine.beillard@canal-plus.com /+33 (0) 1 71 35 25 15

    For access to the audiovisual archives:

    • TV Festival de Cannes from 2001 to 2016
    • Opening and closing ceremonies from 1993 to 2016

    Muriel Sadoun: muriel.sadoun@canal-plus.com /+33 (0) 1 71 35 28 29
    Delphine Beillard: delphine.beillard@canal-plus.com /+33 (0) 1 71 35 25 15

    The Festival TV Channel

    This year's TV Festival de Cannes, co-produced by CANAL +, Orange et le Festival de Cannes, will cover the red carpet, the press conferences, the photo calls and interviews as well as a number of important other events. 
    It will be broadcast in both French and English throughout the Palais complex and in several hotels along the Croisette. It is also available on YouTube and Dailymotion, as well as via the official Festival website and mobile app, and on Canal TV’s channel 19, or channel 29 with Orange TV. 

    All images will be made available to the media and to all Official Partners of the Festival de Cannes free of charge from 17 May to 4 June 2017, on condition that they are not used for commercial purposes.

    To find out more, please read the factsheet and the user guide.

    The Official Website

    www.festival-cannes.com
    The event website covers the Festival hour by hour, in articles, exclusive interviews, photos and videos. To be among the first to know all the Festival news, watch the red carpet entrances online, keep updated about photo calls and press conferences and subscribe to RSS feeds, podcasts and the newsletter.
    The PRESS ZONE gives you access to press releases, practical information and downloads such as the press kit, official poster and signatures of the year and the selection of institutional photos. During the week preceding the Festival opening, in the “Médiathèque” section, HD photos, trailers and press kits for films in the Official Selection are available to you. Access to downloads and the interactive diary is password protected.

    MEDIA MEETINGS

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    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
    Press badges do not grant access to Marché screenings, unless the company that booked the screening has requested it. Please refer to the information given in the Marché du Film’s Daily Screening Program.
    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.

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    Press Conferences

    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.

    Marches
    The Steps

    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.

    Photocalls
    Photocalls

    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.

    SERVICES

    Wifi zone

    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.

    Press room

    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.

    Press Boxes

    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.
     

    Transportation

    The Festival will provide a transport service from Nice airport to Cannes city for the accredited journalists.
     

    Miscellaneous

    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.

    The Journalist’s Terrace

    A new space situated on the fourth floor, the Journalist’s Terrace, is open from 10h until 19h. With access to free Wi-Fi, this space is for you to relax or to use as a quiet workspace between showings. Beverages (water, coffee, soda) will be served free of charge.
    4th Floor

    Contact us

    Festival de Cannes - Press office

    Palais des Festivals - 06400 Cannes
    Tel: +33 (0)4 92 99 81 28 / 81 29

    3, rue Amélie F-75007 Paris
    Tel : +33 (0)1 53 59 61 85
    Fax : +33 (0)1 53 59 61 84

    Print & digital Press - Press agencies
    presse@festival-cannes.fr

    Web Media Outlets
    webmedia@festival-cannes.fr

     

    Festival de Cannes - Audiovisual Press Office

    Palais des Festivals - 06400 Cannes
    Tel: +33 (0)4 92 99 83 52 / 83 53

    3, rue Amélie F-75007 Paris
    Tel : +33 (0)1 53 59 61 85
    Fax : +33 (0)1 53 59 61 84

    TV - Radio - Press photographs & photos agencies
    presseaudio@festival-cannes.fr

    Web Media Outlets (image and sound)
    webmedia-audio@festival-cannes.fr

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