Access Information

Access to press and public screenings is only possible for the accredited press with the accreditation badge and an additional pre-booked online ticket. For Press Conferences, the presentation of the accreditation badge alone is sufficient.

After Your Accreditation Has Been Confirmed, You Will Get Access to the Following Online Services:

  • Download section for press (depending on discipline/from mid-January onwards)
  • Editing your information in the Attendee List via My Account (from November onwards)
  • Request discounted rooms in of the Berlinale partner hotels (from November onwards)
  • Access to the Berlinale Attendee List (from February onwards)

Access to Press and Public Screenings as well as Media Areas

Access to all screenings, events and media areas is only possible with your accreditation badge. For screenings and events an additional pre-booked online ticket is necessary. Registration is required for presslines and Photo Calls.

Information on the online ticket shop for accredited visitors and the terms of registration will be announced in good time before the start of the festival.

Access can't be guaranteed.

Access Information

  • Your accreditation is valid for the duration of the festival.
  • The accreditation grants access to
    • Press and public screenings
    • Press Conferences
    • Other events of the sections
  • For screenings, pre-booked online press tickets are neccessary in addition to the accreditation badge.
  • Your accreditation will also grant you access to European Film Market locations after 5pm from February 17 to 20, as well as whole-day access on February 16, 21, and 22. Please understand that in case of too many visitors, Market Badge holders have priority for admission.
  • Detailed information regarding the access will be announced in your accreditation confirmation and when collecting your accreditation badge.
  • Your accreditation is valid for the duration of the festival.
  • The accreditation grants access to
    • Press and public screenings
    • Press Conferences
    • Other events of the sections
    • Media areas at the Red Carpet (TV/Radio press line) or award ceremonies and festival events. Filming in the hall is not possible during the opening and award ceremonies, European Shooting Stars and The Honorary Golden Bear award ceremony. Pool material will be provided.
  • For screenings, pre-booked online press tickets are neccessary in addition to the accreditation badge.
  • Your accreditation will also grant you access to European Film Market locations after 5pm from February 17 to 20, as well as whole-day access on February 16, 21, and 22. Please understand that in case of too many visitors, Market Badge holders have priority for admission.
  • Detailed information regarding the access will be announced in your accreditation confirmation and when collecting your accreditation badge.
  • Please note the information below regarding the use of recorded material.
  • Your accreditation is valid for the duration of the festival.
  • The accreditation grants access to and AV recording of
    • Press Conferences
    • Other events of the sections
    • Media areas at the Red Carpet (TV/Radio press line) or award ceremonies and festival events
  • Registrations are necessary in addition to the accreditation badge.
  • Filming in the hall is not possible during the opening and award ceremonies, European Shooting Stars and The Honorary Golden Bear award ceremony. Pool material will be provided.
  • The Opening and Closing Ceremonies are excluded from filming permission.
  • Attending screenings will not be possible.
  • Please note the information below regarding the use of recorded material.

  • Your accreditation is valid for the duration of the festival.
  • The accreditation grants access to and photography of
    • Press Conferences (strictly limited)
    • Photo Calls
    • Other events of the sections
    • Media areas at the Red Carpet (photo press line) or award ceremonies and festival events
  • In addition to the accreditation badge, registrations are necessary for fixed positions at the Photo Calls and press lines. This registration takes place after signing up via the Press Office. There is no entitlement for a position. Detailed information will follow shortly before the festival.
  • Attending screenings will not be possible
  • Please note the information below regarding the use of recorded material.

  • Your accreditation is valid for the duration of the festival.
  • The accreditation grants access to
    • Press and public screenings (except PR agents without cinema access)
    • Press Conferences
    • Other events of the sections
  • For screenings, pre-booked online press tickets are neccessary in addition to the accreditation badge.
  • Your accreditation will also grant you access to European Film Market locations after 5pm from February 17 to 20, as well as whole-day access on February 16, 21, and 22. Please understand that in case of too many visitors, Market Badge holders have priority for admission.
  • Detailed information regarding the access will be announced in your accreditation confirmation and when collecting your accreditation badge.
  • The PR Press Accreditation is explicitly reserved for the respective PR agents of the invited films in the Berlinale programme. The accreditation does not include the right to take photos or videos at or in the festival venues.

Note on Recordings

Media recordings must not disturb the course of events.

TV, film, digital, video, sound recordings and photography that include part of a film screening violate copyright law and are illegal. Failure to comply with this law will be prosecuted.

Access to special and official events is limited and only granted via prior arrangement with the Press Office.

For the Opening and Closing Ceremonies access is limited to registered photographers and radio journalists. TV crews are not permitted. TV, film, video and cell phone recordings are generally not permitted. Access to press pool material may be requested from the Berlinale Press Office at .

Failure to comply with these rules and guidelines can lead to the confiscation of accreditation and immediate exclusion from the event.

Recording any material (image, video, audio) is allowed only in designated press areas for use in editorial reporting. The creation of marketing content, PR material or reports that will only be used on social media channels is not allowed in press areas.

Note on the Embargo Regulation for World Premieres

Please respect the embargo regulation for world premieres. Reviews of films that celebrate their world premieres at the Berlinale may only be published after the beginning of the first public screening (start of the screening + 30 minutes).

Contact Press Accreditation

Press Office
Potsdamer Platz
10785 Berlin

Print/Online/PR

TV/Radio

Photo

Contact Web Support

For technical questions concerning the accreditation
phone +49 30 25920-800

Mo-Fri, 10am - 5pm (CET)
Berlin time: