Applications for accreditation to the 13th Zurich Film Festival are accepted here until 20 September 2017. During the festival accreditation requests can be made at the Industry Desk in the Festival Centre.

Only industry representatives are eligible to apply for accreditation. Proof of current professional activity as a film worker, representative of the film industry, a cultural institution or other film festivals is required for accreditation.
 Every accreditation request is reviewed and we might ask you to present documents that prove your professional activity (e.g. an up-to-date CV or a detailed filmography). Please note that the Zurich Film Festival reserves the right to reject applications.

Accreditation entitles you to:

  • Attend all regular festival screenings (additional tickets required)*
  • Attend industry and press screenings
  • Attend all ZFF MASTERS (additional tickets required)*, ZFF MEET THE FILMMAKERS events and selected industry receptions
  • Access to the online WHO IS WHO of all invited guests and industry delegates
  • Access to the ZFF Video Library via Cinando
  • Industry services such as free Wi-Fi, meeting points, various hospitality discounts etc.

*The required additional tickets for regular screenings need to be obtained prior to the screening. For industry accredited cardholders there is a contingency reserve of tickets which are distributed on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.


  • Regular film industry professionals: CHF 125.- (online) / CHF 145.- (on site)
  • Association members: CHF 85.- / CHF 105.- (on site)

How does it work:

The accreditation, subsequent confirmation and payment all take place online. In order to apply you need to create a MyZFF account. If you already have an account, please login with your registered email address.

Following successful registration the accreditation can be collected in person at the Industry Desk in the Festival Centre at Sechseläutenplatz from 28 September 2017 onwards. Please remember to bring a personal identification card with you.

If you have any questions, please contact:

We look forward to welcoming you to the 13th Zurich Film Festival!

accreditation industry

IMPORTANT: Are you planning to participate in the 4th Zurich Summit? Registration for the Zurich Summit also includes an industry accreditation. For more information go to

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