Industry representatives have the opportunity to apply for an Industry accreditation for the 19th Zurich Film Festival (28.09. – 8.10.23) from July 10 online or during the festival at the Industry desk.

INDUSTRY TICKETS: Tickets for regular screenings (without Premium Screenings and Golden Icon Award) and the ZFF Masters can be booked online with your personal code on the Industry badge. Tickets from the Industry contingent can only be booked the day before the screening.

Accreditations can be applied for via the link below. Please be aware that a new account must be created in order to use the new MyZFF portal.

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There is a contingency of tickets for each of these screenings distributed on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. Regular screenings do not include Premium Screenings and Golden Icon Awards.

Requirements

Swiss and international filmmakers and industry representatives can apply for a ZFF Industry accreditation. The prerequisite is proof of current professional activity in the film industry. Decisive for the proof are the activities of the last three years.

The Zurich Film Festival reserves the right to reject applications.

Eligible for accreditations are:

  • Filmmakers (script, direction, production, sales/distribution, production design, camera, casting, costume, post-production, score) with a significant role in film projects that have already been screened at international festivals or have a commercial release. 
  • Actors with a leading or supporting role in at least one feature-length film, or two short films, that have already been screened at international festivals or have a commercial release.
  • Individuals in curatorial or executive capacity for film festivals, cultural institutions and/or cinemas.
  • University or film school staff in a teaching capacity with a focus on film (script, direction, production).


Proof

For members of ARF-FDS, GARP, IG oder SSFV: submission of a membership confirmation waives the need to provide further documents.

For filmmakers and actors: submission of a detailed filmography/project list. The date and function/role must be evident. Proof can be provided via a link to a freely accessible film database or by submitting meaningful documents.

For company employees and members of organisations: submission of a confirmation of the position in the specified company. Proof can be provided via a link to a current company website or by submitting meaningful documents.

For a discounted accreditation

Members of associations: confirmation of membership in one of the listed professional associations. Proof can be provided via a link to a current association website or by submitting meaningful documents.

  • Students from Swiss and international film schools and universities currently enrolled in a course with a focus on film (script, direction, production, film music).
  • Graduates of Swiss and international film schools and universities who graduated within the last three years from a course with a focus on film (script, direction, production, film music).

Proof

Students: current confirmation of enrollment in a course with a focus on film (script, direction, production) at a university or film school.

Graduates: graduation certificate of a course with a focus on film (script, direction, production) at a university or film school. The degree must have been completed no more than three years ago.

Everyone interested in the SoundTrck_Zurich Conference. No proof of professional activity required. Please upload a current confirmation of enrollment to benefit from the student discount.

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FAQs

You can apply for a ZFF Industry acceditation online until September 17, 2023. To fill out the accreditation form, you must be loggd in to your personal MyZFF-Account. Please be aware of the applicable requirements for industry accreditations. The Zurich Film Festival reserves the right to reject applications. As of September 18, 2023, late industry accreditations incur an additional processing fee of CHF 30.00 (CHF 15.00 for SoundTrack_Zurich accreditations).

Members of the following professional associations have the possibility to apply for a discounted Industry accreditation, as long as the accreditation requirements are met. Please note that the associations with discounts are different for INDUSTRY and SoundTrack_Zurich accreditations.

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The Zurich Film Festival carefully reviews every successfully submitted application. Due to the large number of applications, this process may take a few days. After the review you will be informed aobut the decision by e-mail. Please make sure to also check your spam folder.

All accreditations must be paid online by the payment deadline of September 20, 2023. Accreditations not paid on time will also be charged the additional processing fee of CHF 30.00 (CHF 15.00 for SoundTrack_Zurich accreditations).

Upon timely payment until September 20, 2023 of your accreditation, the Industry Badge will be sent to the address used in the accreditation process (this only applies to persons with a business or private address in Switzerland). In all other cases, the Industry Badge can be collected from the Industry Office once the festival starts. The accreditation confirmation and proof of identity must be shown when collecting the badge.

Yes, late accreditations can be applied for at the Industry Office from September 18, 2023 or during the Festival. An additional processing fee of CHF 30.00 will be charged. Please have all relevant proofs ready in order to avoid long waiting times for applications on site. Only cashless payments will be accepted.

No, ZFF Industry accreditations are not transferable.

The Zurich Film Festival carefully reviews every successfully submitted application. Due to the large number of applications, this process may take a few days. After the review you will be informed aobut the decision by e-mail. Please make sure to also check your spam folder.

Refunds for Industry accreditations that have already been paid for are only possible until the accreditation deadline of September 17, 2023 by sending a written cancellation to industry(at)zff.com.

Questions, feedbacks or suggestions?
industry@zff.com

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