16.04. ‐ 21.04.2024


We are pleased to announce that the ACCREDITATION APPLICATION PERIOD for the 17th LICHTER Filmfest has begun!

To apply for accreditation, please fill out the form below. An overview of the different  accreditation and pass types you can find under 'Accreditation and passes // Access overview'. You can pick up your accreditation / pass during the festival in the festival center. 

The application deadline is the 5th of April 2024.

Personal information

Accreditations and passes // Access overview

Tickets for all filmsTickets for the openingTickets for special eventsCongress tickets*
Press accreditation | 0€
Accreditation professionals | 50€
Accreditation students | 40€
Festival Pass | 100€
Congress Pass | 30€ / 15€ discounted
Day Pass Congress | 10€

Films of the section Zukunft Deutscher Film are not included in the Congress Pass

Press Accreditation

The LICHTER Film Festival Frankfurt International allocates accreditations free of charge to journalists and media representatives from print, radio, television and online with a current editorial assignment. Please fill out the accreditation form.

You can pick up your accreditation passes starting from the 16th of April 2023 at the festival centre. A press accreditation allows free entry to film screenings and the 3rd Congress Future German Cinema. To visit the screenings, you need a separate ticket, which you can obtain by showing your accreditation at the box office of the respective venue. For sold-out screenings, we cannot guarantee entry.

Professional Visitors Accreditation

As a filmmaker or professional visitor, you can purchase an accreditation for the 17th LICHTER Film Festival Frankfurt International. The accreditations cannot be transferred. Please fill out the accreditation form before the 5th of April 2024.

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

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

    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
    • Students of film schools and Theatre-, Film- and Media studies

    Conditions of Accreditation

    The accreditation fee for professional visitors amounts to 50,00 EUR and for students to 40,00 EUR.

    Please transfer the fee until the 12th of April 2024. You can pick up your accreditation during the festival at the festival center.

    The professional accreditations grant free access to special events, events of the accompanying programme, the public events of the 3rd Congress Future German Film and film screenings as well as screenings of the section Virtual Reality. Entry to parties incl. Crew Call, the opening film and the 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 festival centre counters. (Please be aware that accreditation only grants one free ticket per film.)

    Accreditation Counter // Opening Times

    The accreditation counter at the festival centre is open at the following times between the 16th and 21st of April 2024:

    Tuesday: 17:00 - 21:00
    Wednesday: 09:30 - 18:00
    Thursday: 10:00 - 18:00
    Friday: 10:00 - 18:00
    Saturday: 13:00 - 18:00
    Sunday: 11:00 - 18:00

    Please come with your accreditation to our counter in the Festival Center (Eschersheimer Landstraße 28) and reserve tickets for the events you would like to attend. - Tickets are limited, please remember to reserve in time.