The Festival zone includes the Palais and the Riviera as well as the International Village and its boundaries extend as far as the Cinéma de la Plage. Access to the zone is restricted to festival-goers, who must show their badge in order to enter, from 14 to 25 May for the Festival and from 14 to 22 May for the Marché du Film.

Main Entrance:

Accessible to all professional badge-holders* and Cinéphiles badges from 9:00 am to 12:30 am

NB : from 8:15 am for screenings scheduled at the Palais before 9:00 am (door on the right).

Mediterranean Entrance:
  • accessible to professional badge-holders* and Cinéphiles badges from 8:30 am to 12:30 am.
  • from 8am to 8pm for exhibitors
Jetée Albert-Edouard Entrance:

Accessible to professional badge-holders from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm.

International Village:
  • access from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm for Pavillon exhibitors (from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on 24 May)
  • access from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm for professional badge-holders (from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on 24 May)
Riviera Entrance (from 12 May to 23 May):
  • from 9:00 am to 7:00pm pm for Festival and Press badge-holders
  • from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm for exhibitors
  • from 9:00 am to 10:45 pm for Marché badge-holders (After 7:00pm, the Marché badges can access the screening rooms)
Protocole Entrance:

Accessible by badges with blue square from 9am to 7:00pm

Marché du Film Entrance:
  • from 9:00 am to 7:00pm
Maps :


You can pick up your badge at the Gare Maritime or at the automatic dispensers at La Pantiero. In the “accreditation” zone, assistants are on hand to guide you. On presentation of your accreditation confirmation and ID, you will be given your badge.

From the beginning of May 2024, head over to the “My Cannes” section of the “My Account” website for quick access to badge-related services: tickets, screening admissions, schedules, maps, and documentation.

Location: Gare Maritime (the Maritime Railway Station, located to the right of the Casino Croisette, Palais des Festivals).

Opening hours: 13 to 14 May 2024 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm and 15 to 25 May 2024, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Festival Manager: Fabrice Allard / +33 (0)4 92 99 80 57
Marché du Film Manager: José Cepeda / +33 (0)4 92 99 80 12
Press Office: +33(0)4 92 99 81 09
Audiovisual and photographic press unit & Web Media Audio: +33(0)4 92 99 83 52

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, Puits de Lumière
  • Level 0: Hall Méditerranée
  • Level 3: Rue Intérieure

At the Riviera:

  • Seafront entrance.
  • Gare Maritime (accreditations)
Hotelkeepers Union

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


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 87 77


Ambulance – T: 15
Fire brigade – T: 18
Police – T: 17
Fire station – T: +33 (04) 92 99 87 77 (located at the north of the Riviera)

Accident, emergency, fire, suspect packages:
In emergencies, dial:
T: +33 (0)4 92 99 87 77

Abuse and aggression:
Whether you are a victim or a witness, talk to us or ask for help at the Festival so that we can inform you of the first steps to take.
T: +33(4) 92 99 80 09

Internet access

Wifi is available throughout the Palais:

  • free for Marché and Press badge-holders with their badge code
  • payable online through Palais des Festivals WiFi (€15 per day or €95 for 12 days)

Media Center, Press Room and Journalists’ Terrace (for Press badge-holders only, free of charge).

Luggage cloakroom

Barrière Bistingo (near the Casino Croisette)
Reserved for Festival-goers
from may 12 to 25: 7:30am – 12:30pm

Lost property

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

Parcel delivery services

FedEx Express FR – TNT Services
Location: Palais level -1.
Express worldwide courier service for parcels and documents.

Post office
22, rue Bivouac Napoléon
Indigo number: 3631

Hospitality Management

Reception of disabled people, management of the ‘Harassment & Violence(s)’ hotline: 33 (0)4 92 99 80 09 and mediation in reception disputes.

Find all the information on access for disabled people, services and installations in the Practical Guide at your disposal.

Our teams can be contacted during the Festival, by phone on 04 92 99 81 32, or by e-mail at




All entrances will be rigorously checked in accordance with France’s current
Vigipirate security protocols. Please cooperate with these security measures
designed for everyone’s safety, and please anticipate potential delays when going from place to place.


– In the Festival area: weapons, pyrotechnic devices, tools (including knives), large bags, dangerous objects (left up to the discretion of individual agents).

– In the theatres: messy food, potential projectiles (cans, thermos flasks, motorcycle helmets, etc.).

Anyone contravening these rules will be denied access to the spaces or will have the prohibited good permanently confiscated.


– In the Festival area: food, fruit, snacks in packages, nail clippers, tweezers, perfume bottles, plastic or glass bottles of any size (water, soda, alcohol, etc.), water spray bottles, etc. Motorcycle and bicycle helmets are tolerated.