What are the dates of the next Festival?
72nd Festival de Cannes: from 14 to 25 May 2019.
72nd Festival de Cannes: from 14 to 25 May 2019.
The Official Selection is announced on the Festival's website the day of the press conference, around mid-April.
The Screening schedule with the dates and venues of the screenings of selected films is downloadable on the website one week before the opening of the event.
To apply for an internship, please submit your CV and covering letter to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Access to Festival de Cannes screenings is upon presentation of badge or invitation only. Access to the films in Official Selection screened in the Theatre "Lumière" is upon invitation only.
No tickets are sold. Invitations are personal and non-transferable and legal action may be taken against persons transferring tickets even when no monetary exchange is involved.
The "Cinéma de la Plage" (Cinema on the beach) is available to the non-accredited public via open air screenings of films Out of Competition as well as from Cannes Classics. Free access.
Film registrations for the 2019 Festival de Cannes (Competition of feature & short films, Out of Competition, Un Certain Regard) will start in mid-November 2018.
For all questions relating to submitting a film for the next Festival de Cannes, please see the Submit a film section.
The Festival de Cannes is an event reserved for film industry professionals who need an accreditation to gain access to the "Palais des Festivals". Accreditations are assigned according to the professional activity and requests for them must be made with the relevant professional organisation.
For further information please see the Accreditation section.
Need help getting to Cannes? Or finding somewhere to stay? Not sure where to get your accreditation badge or how to attend a screening?
Find all the information you need to make your stay easier in our Practical Guide
“Cannes Cinéphiles” accreditations give access to the films of the Official Selection, of the Semaine de la Critique and the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in some Cannes’ theatres. These accreditations do not give access to the professional areas, the Palais des Festivals included, which are reserved for professionals of the film industry only.
The “Cannes Cinéphiles” accreditation gives you access to the films of the Official Selection, of the Critic’s Week and of the Directors’ Fortnight in some Cannes’ theatres.
The Festival de Cannes is a cultural event exclusively dedicated to professionals of the film industry.
Nevertheless, we offer a non-professional type of accreditations called “Cannes Cinéphiles”. To learn more about the criteria for eligibility and the submission conditions, click here.
A professional accreditation gives you access to all the screenings of the Official Selection inside the Palais des Festivals except the screenings which require an invitation (Grand Théâtre Lumière, Gala screenings, etc.). Information concerning the tickets’ reservation system and the screening schedule will be sent to all the professionals accredited about fifteen days prior to the Festival opening.
“Cannes Cinéphiles” accreditation gives you access to the films of the Official Selection, of the Critic’s Week and of the Directors’ Fortnight in some Cannes’ theatres.
We would like to remind you that the submission of professional accreditations must be effectuated through your personal account online between February 1st and April 1st.
From April 1st, and thus until April 25th, you can apply for late registration on our online portal, which generates a fee of 100€ (VAT included) for administrative costs.
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.
Beyond April 25th, any submission for a professional accreditation is no longer possible.
You have the possibility to submit request for another person, as well as for a group of people.
In that case, you can create a personal account and submit your own application for an accreditation, as well as requests for the group you wish to coordinate the submissions for.
As a consequence, you will be registered automatically as the “contact” person coordinating this group.
Given the very large number of requests received, the response time can be relatively long as we get closer to the Festival.
The Registration Department in charge of your accreditation request will get back to you within the shortest delays.
Once you have validated each step of the submission form, an email confirming the deposit of your accreditation request will be sent automatically.
We invite you to follow regularly the evolution of your request online through your personal account.
In order to submit your professional accreditation request, it is mandatory to select a professional category. In the case of multiple activities, we invite you to choose the category representing your most recent professional activity.
All supporting documents provided will be used to define as best as possible your professional category.
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.
Please note that any type of accreditation is not automatically granted from one year to another. Therefore, it is compulsory to submit a request each year to attend the Festival de Cannes.
Festival accreditations give access to professional areas (Palais des Festivals, Riviera, Pantiero), the films of the Official Selection as well as the parallel sections (Director’s Fortnight and the Critic’s Week). These accreditations do not give access to screenings that take place in the Marché du Film (Film Market).
Marché du Film accreditations include the Festival’s access, but they also include access to the Film Market screenings (which take place either in the Riviera rooms, or in some rooms of the Palais des Festivals, or in some venues in Cannes) depending on the type of badge as well as the available seats. They are usually reserved to buyers (such as distributors), but any company can purchase a Market badge if its activity related to the film industry is formerly approved.
Certain professional categories have to submit their accreditation request through the Marché du Film. To know whether you belong to one of these professional categories, click here.
As the Marché du Film badge includes all Festival participation rights and access to screenings, it is not necessary to register with the Festival if you make your request through the Marché du Film.
A professional accreditation is required to gain access to the Palais des Festivals and the Marché du Film.
The Official Shop of the Festival de Cannes offers a wide range of souvenirs, specially created for each edition.Several outlets will operate around the Palace during the event, and products will also be on sale in the online store from 8-19 May 2018.
For commercialised audiovisual archives, please contact the following companies, according to the years you are interested in:
• Actualités Cinématographiques Françaises for footage from 1946 to 1970
• Sygma TV from 1983 to 1989
Contact: Gaumont / Pathé Archives Sales Department
Tel: +33 (0) 1 49 48 15 15
• French news footage from 1952 to 1998 (all the archives of François Chalais)
Contact: INA Sales Department
Tel: +33 (0) 1 44 23 12 51
• Festival de Cannes news footage from 1990 to 1999
Contact: Capa Télévision Sales Department
Tel: +33 (0) 1 40 45 47 00
• Télévision du Festival de Cannes from 1994 to 2000
Contact: Festival de Cannes Audiovisual Department
Tel: +33 (0) 1 53 59 61 62
• Télévision du Festival de Cannes from 2001 to 2018
• Opening and Closing Ceremonies from 1993 to 2018
Muriel SADOUN: email@example.com /+33 (0) 1 71 35 28 29
Delphine BEILLARD: firstname.lastname@example.org /+33 (0) 1 71 35 25 15
All the major national and international photographic agencies cover the event. The Festival, only having a "droit moral" over these photos, kindly contact them directly.
The Critics' Week is an independent section organised by the French Cinema Criticism Syndicate.
The Directors’ Fortnight is a parallel and independent section organised by the French Filmmakers Society.
14, rue Alexandre Parodi - 75010 Paris, France
Tel.: +33 (0) 1 44 89 99 99 / Fax: +33 (0) 1 44 89 99 60