Your badge gives you access to the Festival area and screenings (Official Selection, Marché du Film, parallel sections) depending on your accreditation category:
Ticket and badge
The box office is virtual and accessible by all accredited participants at “MyCannes”. All the sessions – in every location – require a ticket.
These tickets may be presented in paper or electronic formats. They are strictly personal and their sale is strictly forbidden. Anyone breaching this regulation will risk prosecution.
One you are assigned a place at a session, you are guaranteed that place: arriving long before the start of the session is not advisable. An arrival window for entering the theatre or screening room will be indicated on the ticket for most sessions. Please keep to your allotted time.
Professional badges accompanied by tickets give access to screenings of the Official Selection (in the Grand Théâtre Lumière, Debussy, Buñuel, Bazin, Agnès Varda - formerly the Soixantième - and Cineum screening rooms). There is free access to screenings at the Cinéma de la Plage.
Screenings at the Grand Théâtre Lumière
By attending screenings at the Grand Théâtre Lumière, you accept that you may be photographed and/or filmed.
Two Gala screenings take place every night. You should arrive at the foot of the red steps wearing a dinner jacket or evening dress*, along with your badge and ticket, on time and at the entrance specified on your ticket.
*In the absence of this, you may wear a cocktail dress, a dark trouser suit, a dressy top with black trousers, a "little black dress", a black or midnight blue suit with a bow tie. Elegant shoes, with or without heels, are required (no trainers).
All tickets issued must be used. In case of unforeseen circumstances, you absolutely must return your ticket to your distribution office (if your accreditation is associated with acentral office or the Central Box Office, Hall Méditerranée). If you have an electronic ticket, you can cancel it from your ticketing account. If you contravene this rule, your invitations will be restricted.
Tickets must be returned or cancelled:
- by 1 hour before gala screenings (7pm and 10pm)
- at the latest 30 minutes before the start times for other screenings
These rules do not apply to journalists.
Last minute entry
If places are available, festival badge-holders without tickets can attend all the screenings at the Grand Théâtre Lumière. A total of 6,000 people enjoy this benefit every year.
Every evening from 9:30pm on, the Cinéma de la Plage provides open-air screenings for all to enjoy.
Admission: Plage Macé
THE FESTIVAL SCREENING VENUES
LE GRAND THÉÂTRE LUMIÈRE
Presents the feature films in Competition, Out of Competition and the Midnight Screenings. Two gala screenings take place at the Grand Théâtre Lumière every evening. Formal evening dress is mandatory for these screenings. For other screenings, smart dress is acceptable. By attending these sessions you are agreeing to be photographed or filmed.
Admission: via the Red Carpet Steps
*Black Tie : Evening dress, Tuxedo
Note : In default of, you may wear some cocktail dress, dark suit, dressy top with black pants, « little black dress », black or navy blue suit with a bow tie. Elegant shoes either flat or high heels are requested (no sneakers), thank you.
THE DEBUSSY THEATRE
Presents the feature films in Competition at 8:30, the Selection for Un Certain Regard, short films in Competition and the Masterclasses.
Admission: via the Debussy Steps
THE AGNÈS VARDA THEATRE
Presents day-after screenings for feature films in Competition, Out of Competition and Special Screenings.
Admission: Roof of the Riviera (via the Forecourt on the sea side)
THE BUÑUEL THEATRE
Presents the Cannes Classics programme, the Cinéfondation Selection and the Masterclasses.
Admission: via the main entrance of the Palais level 5
THE BAZIN THEATRE
Presents In Competition and Un Certain Regard day-after screenings.
Admission: via the main entrance of the Palais level 3
THE CINEUM CINEMA
The Cineum Cannes cinema, at 210 avenue Francis Tonner, Cannes 06400, has three screening rooms.
Access: by shuttle, on presentation of a QR code which can be found in "My Cannes".
THE ARCADES THEATRE
The Arcades Theatre presents a programme exclusively for accredited attendees of 3 Days in Cannes (second session) comprised of films from the Official Selection.
THE CINÉMA DE LA PLAGE
Offers open-air screenings each evening from 9:30 pm.
Admission: open to all depending on the number of available seats, Macé Beach.
THE MARCHÉ DU FILM SCREENING ROOMS
The Marché du Film screening rooms are located in the Palais des Festivals, in the Riviera and in the city of Cannes. Access to the screenings is by Marché badge or by a ticket issued by the Marché Screenings service.
IN THE PALAIS:
Theatres B to H - Location: Level 3
Theatres I - J - K - Location: Level 4
Lérins Theatres (1 to 4) - Location: Level 1
IN THE CITY:
Les Arcades Theatre, theatres 1 to 3 (77, rue Félix Faure)
Olympia Theatre, theatres 1 to 9 (5, rue de la Pompe)
SCREENING VENUES FOR THE PARALLEL SECTIONS OF THE FESTIVAL
A parallel section independent from the Festival de Cannes, organised by the French Directors' Guild (SRF, société des réalisateurs et réalisatrices de films).
The Directors’ Fortnight screenings will take place from 16 to 27 May 2023 at the Noga/Croisette Theatre, in screening room 1 of the Arcades Theatre and at the Olympia Theatre. For further information on screening venues for Directors’ Fortnight, see the section website.
Offices: La Malmaison – 47 boulevard de la Croisette
T: +33 (0)9 70 75 54 30
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org – https://www.quinzaine-cineastes.fr/
LA SEMAINE DE LA CRITIQUE
A parallel section independent from the Festival de Cannes, organised by the French Union of Film Critics (Syndicat Français de la Critique de Cinéma).
The Semaine de la Critique screenings will take place from 17 to 25 May 2023 at the Espace Miramar.
Offices: Palais des Festivals (level 5)
T: +33 (0)4 92 99 83 94
Contact: email@example.com – www.semainedelacritique.com
A selection proposed by the Association for the Distribution of Independant Cinema (Association de réalisateurs pour la promotion et la diffusion des films indépendants).
The ACID screenings will take place at the Arcades Theatre, the Palais des Festivals, Studio 13 MJC Picaud, the Theatre Alexandre III and at the Cinéma Le Raimu / MJC Ranguin. For further information on screening venues for ACID, see the section website.
Offices: La Malmaison – 47 boulevard de la Croisette
T: +33 (0)1 44 89 99 74
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org – www.lacid.org
The Festival de Cannes is providing a free shuttle service from the train station for participants to travel to the three theatres at the Cineum at 210 Avenue Francis Tonner, Cannes 06400. Festival goers must show a QR code, which can be downloaded under "My Cannes" on the "My Account" website.
No video/audio/photo recording
No selfies on the Steps,
neither in the screening theatres
No mobile phones
in the screening theatres
Dress Code required