18.04. ‐ 23.04.2023

Accreditations

Here you can find all information on accreditations for press, professional visitors and students.

Press Accreditation

The LICHTER Film Festival Frankfurt International allocates accreditations free of charge to journalists and media representatives from the fields of print, radio, television and online with a current editorial assignment. Please refer to presse@lichter-filmfest.de

You can pick up your accreditation passes starting on 10th May 2022. at the festival center at the VOLKSBÜHNE IM GROSSEN HIRSCHGRABEN (Großer Hirschgraben 15) . A press accreditation allows free entry to film screenings and the 2nd Congress Future German Cinema – Forum Europe. To visit the screenings, you need a separate ticket, which you can receive by showing your accreditation at the box office of the respective venue. For sold-out screenings we cannot guarantee you entry.

Professional Visitors Accreditation

As a filmmaker or professional visitor, you can purchase an accreditation for the 15th LICHTER Film Festival Frankfurt International. The accreditations hold a photograph and cannot be transferred. Please refer your accreditation request exclusively to akkreditierung@lichter-filmfest.de until the 10th May 2022 with these details:

  • Full company address, company profile and your function (a currently updatedwebsite can optionally also act as a job verification if you are named under “Contact“ or “Team“)
  • Filmmakers are to send a filmography or verification of membership in a professional association

After receipt of your documents they will be screened swiftly. The screening process can take 1-2 days, so we ask you for punctual submission of your files. You will receive a binding confirmation or rejection by e-mail as well.

The LICHTER Film Festival Frankfurt International reserves its right to not issue an accreditation under certain circumstances.



Accreditation during the festival

It is possible to attain an accreditation during the festival at the accreditation counter at the festival centre. However, this may result in a lengthy waiting time.

All the details named above and contact information (e-mail/phone) must be handed in at the accreditation counter in print. After successful assessment you will receive your accreditation


Who can get accredited?

  • Filmmakers
  • Professional visitors from the film industry
  • Representatives or members of professional or film associations or film institutes
  • Representatives of film festivals

For students of film schools and of Theatre-, Film- and Media studies, we have a special offer: a 10-Entry Student Pass. Professional accreditations are not available for students. 


Conditions of Accreditation

The accreditation fee for professional visitors amounts to 50,00 EUR.

The fee can not be paid via (credit) card. Please pay when picking up your accreditation at the festival centre. We also ask you to show your passport at the counter.

Accreditations requested per e-mail until the 10th of May 2022 which are granted, can be picked up starting from the 10th of May.

The professional accreditations grant free access to special events, events of the accompanying programme, the public events of the Congress Future German Film and to film screenings as well as screenings of the section Virtual Reality. Entry to parties incl. Crew Call, the opening film and award ceremony/closing film are excluded. At sold out events/screenings we cannot guarantee you entry. Therefore, we recommend that you pick up tickets an hour before showtime at the latest.

Accredited professional visitors can pick up tickets for multiple films at once at the counters in the festival centres (please be aware that accreditation only grants one free ticket per film.)


 

10-Entry Student Pass

For students of film schools or universities with film-based courses of study (theoretical or practical fields) we offer 10-Entry Student Passes.

Please put in your accreditation request until the 10th of May 2022 only by e-mail to akkreditierung@lichter-filmdest.de with the following details:

  • Your full address, name, contact information and
  • your school/university incl. certificate of enrolment

After receipt of your documents they will be screened swiftly. The screening process can take 1-2 days, so we ask you for punctual submission of your files.

You will receive an answer per e-mail. We reserve our right to refuse issuing a pass due to incomplete or invalid information. 


10-Entry Student Pass is also available during the festival 

It is quite possible to purchase a 10-Entry Student Pass during the festival at the accreditation counter at the festival centre.

Please bring a print of all the documents named above and hand them in at the accreditation counter.

We also ask you to show your student identification. Your documents will be screened directly and, if your information is present in full and valid, you will receive your pass.


Conditions

The fee for the 10-Entry Student Pass amounts to 40,00 EUR. The fee can not be paid via (credit) card. When picking up your accreditation at the festival centre we also ask you to show your student identification at the counter. Passes requested per e-mail until the 10th of May 2022 and granted can be picked up on the 10th of May.

The 10-Entry Student Passes grant free access to 10 items on the agenda: special events, events of the accompanying program and to film screenings as well as screenings of the section Virtual Reality and the 2nd Congress Future German Cinema – Forum Europe. Entry to parties incl. Crew Call, the opening film and award ceremony/closing film are excluded. To enter events or screenings you need separate tickets you can receive only at the counters at the festival centre VOLKSBÜHNE IM GROSSEN HIRSCHGRABEN (Großer Hirschgraben 15).

At sold out events/screenings we cannot guarantee you entry. Therefore, we recommend that you pick up tickets an hour before showtime at the latest. Students with the 10-Entry Student Pass can pick up tickets for multiple films at once at the counters in the festival centres (please be aware that the pass only grants one free ticket per film.) For each chosen screening or chosen agenda item the pass, numbered 1-10, will be punched once. When all 10 fields are punched you’ve reached the passes contingent and the pass becomes invalid.

Accreditation Counter // Opening Times

The accreditation counter at the VOLKSBÜHNE IM GROSSEN HIRSCHGRABEN (Großer Hirschgraben 15) is open at the following times between the 10th and 15th of May 2022:

Tuesday – 6 pm  – 9 pm

Wednesday – 11 am – 6 pm

Thursday – 10:30 am – 6 pm

Friday – 09:30 am – 6 pm

Saturday – 2:30 pm – 6 pm

Sunday – 3 pm  – 6 pm