What is a Press Pass?
An AFI FEST Press Pass admits one person to all Festival screenings (excludingOpening, Centerpiece, Tribute, Closing Night Gala and the New York TimesTimesTalks) and the Cinema Lounge.
Can I be accredited for a Gala event or Tribute?
Space is limited for these events, but we will accredit a small number of press. Formore information on attending these events, please contact:
Can I bring a guest to a screening on my pass?
No, sorry, space is limited.
How much does a Press Pass cost?
Once accredited, your Press Pass is offered at no charge to you. The only cost you will incur is parking at the ArcLight: $2.50 for the first four hours and $6 for the entire day.
How do I request interviews with filmmakers?
For films that have a publicist, please go directly to them. For all other films, pleasesend an email to:
Vanessa also has created a list of films that have publicists that we can makeavailable to you.
Where can I download pictures of the films or the Festival?
During the Festival images will be available for download on ImageNet. If you arenot an Image.net user yet, please visit www.image.net to register. Registering is easy and free and will give you access to all our publicity materials when they are madeavailable. When you register, please use the following referral code: 6560.
ImageNet will also have downloadable stills of the films and electronic presskits (asavailable).
When and where can I pick up my Press Pass?
You may pick up your pass at the Press Desk, located in the Rooftop Village at ArcLight Hollywood starting Friday, November 4. Details will be included in youracceptance e-mail.
Does the AFI FEST Press Pass include access to AFM?
No. Each event requires a separate and distinct press pass.
How do I get the latest news during the Festival?
If you register for AFI's email newletter youwill get the latest information about the festival delivered to your inbox everyday.