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Accreditation Press

FILMFEST HAMBURG reporters and journalists from print, online, TV, radio and web TV sectors can apply for a press accreditation.

Start of accreditation: 20 August 2019.
Accreditation deadline: 13 September 2019.

Photographers and journalists who would like to report exclusively on the red carpet can contact the press team via After registration you will receive a free Red Carpet pass for the premieres. Further information can be found here.

Accreditation requirements / Proof of profession

  • Proof of publication in the form of at least one current document of film-related reporting in the commissioning or own medium or the corresponding link to the online publication.
  • Submission of a current imprint in which you are named as editor, permanent editorial staff or author.
  • Submission of a written editorial order for reporting purposes
  • For online media: information on the media type (e.g. website of a print medium, web portal, blog)
  • holder of a valid press card of a national or international journalists' association

Please note that a press card alone does NOT replace the required proof.
After checking the requested documents, the festival will decide on the accreditation. There is no legal entitlement to accreditation.

Accreditation fee

The accreditation fee is 45 Euro incl. VAT.


Please complete the online registration form below. In addition to your personal data, you will need a portrait photo (JPEG format) and a digital proof of employment.

We will inform you whether your accreditation was successful in a separate confirmation e-mail after checking your details. This will also explain the subsequent payment process.

Access rights 

  • free access to the accreditation screenings in all cinemas during the entire festival period.
  • a limited ticket contingent for all public screenings.
  • free access to the festival tent at Allende-Platz.
  • invitation to the Press Warm Up
  • services provided by the press team


Filmfest Hamburg gGmbH | Mönckebergstraße 18 | D-20095 Hamburg
Tel. +49 40 399 19 00 0 | Fax. +49 40 399 19 00 10