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Cinema Accreditation

Cinema Accreditation

Introductory note

La Biennale di Venezia aims at carbon neutrality. This involves reducing and offsetting the emission of carbon dioxide through targeted actions that require the involvement and attention of all Festival participants. We would like to thank you in advance for your collaboration in achieving this ambitious goal, which will be reached through the individual behaviour of each of us.


The Cinema accreditation is dedicated to those who operate in the film sector under a cultural profile.

Request by 28th June
Online payment by 6th July, 2:30 pm CET

FULL FEE: € 95
Request by  21st August
Online payment by 25th August, 2:30 pm CET

Payment of the accreditation must be made exclusively online.

The booking of the 80th Venice International Film Festival screenings will only be available to pass holders who have paid for their accreditation.

The Cinema accreditation can be requested by:
· University lecturers or researchers involved in teaching or researching subjects related to film;
· Teachers of public schools teaching film studies, in this case, the request must be accompanied by up-to-date documentation of the subjects taught and by a letter from the Headmaster;
· Main representatives of major national film associations;
· Heads or close collaborators of cultural associations producing detailed evidence of their film activity;
· Heads of publishing companies with specific editorial interest in the field of cinema;
· Heads of Italian and foreign cultural institutions;
· Heads of public and local cultural administrations.

Cultural operators and representatives of film clubs and  cultural associations affiliated with national cinema associations are kindly recommended to refer directly to the associations to request a Cinema accreditation.

Requests which do not fit into the above categories will not be considered.

All requests must be accompanied by detailed and up-to-date documentation indicating the applicant’s category.


Cinema accreditation offers the possibility to view all films of the Festival at the screenings marked as “Tutti gli accrediti/All accreditations”, the access to the projects of the Venice Immersive section at Isola del Lazzaretto Vecchio (Venice Immersive Island), the access to the Exhibition Areas and to the free access conferences organized by the Venice Production Bridge.

The screening schedule will be available on the website from mid-August and in the official programme which will be handed out with the accreditation badge.

The accreditation will be valid for the entire duration of the 80th Venice International Film Festival. Please note that access to the screening rooms will only be possible by showing your reservation and accreditation.

Cinema accreditation also allows you to benefit from:
· free public transportation on the Lido MC, V, A, C and CA bus lines and on the MC (Ferrovia-Lido Casinò) and 20 (S. Zaccaria-Lido Casinò) water bus lines for the duration of the 80th Venice International Film Festival;
· discount on the cover price of the Film Festival catalogue;
· discount on tickets to the 18th. International Architecture Exhibition (Giardini and Arsenale 20 May-26 November 2023) and participation in the free guided tour of the Exhibition.

2. Cinema accreditation request

The online Cinema Accreditation request needs to include:

· contact details of the applicant or whoever will be the contact throughout the accreditation process (first name, last name, address, telephone and e-mail).

And, according to the applicant cultural profile, one of the following documents to be attached to the web form:

· request on letterhead paper including the number of accreditations requested and listing the names and specific positions of people within the educational institution, signed by the teachers themselves or by the Headmaster or by the Institute Secretariat ;
· up-to-date documentation of the cinematographic activity carried out and including the number of accreditations requested, and listing the names and specific positions of people within the organisation, company or cultural association.

We remind you that the request has to be accompanied by the appropriate documentation as outlined by the online procedures and must therefore be received complete in all parts by the deadline.

The Registration Office will evaluate all requests and, where accreditation is granted, will send written communication and issue the codes to fill out the relevant online forms. These must be filled out and returned online.

Please note that the accreditation badge, digital entry, can be paid exclusively online with traceable payment systems, such as credit and debit cards, or other payment methods indicated on the e-commerce page.

No refund is possible in case of non-attendance or cancellation.

Loss or theft of the accreditation badge must be reported to the local police authority. The badge will only be replaced against renewed payment and within the times of the issuing office.

Badges are issued at the full discretion of La Biennale di Venezia.


Contact us:
Registration Office
Tel.+39 041 5218 842
E-mail accrediti@labiennale.org

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