Rules to allow media accreditation

Who is MEDIA ACCREDITATION granted to and what entitlements does it provide?

This type of accreditation is granted to representatives of mass media (radio, press, television, Internet) as well as press photographers.

Media accreditation entitles its holder to:

  • enter film screenings held in the Festival Centre in the Musical Theatre (prior online seat reservations required),
  • enter film screenings held in cinema Helios (Riviera Shopping Center); Consulate of Culture; City Theatre Gdynia; Chamber and New Stage of Musical Theatre; The Museum of the Polish Navy in Gdynia (prior online seat reservations required),
  • receive a Festival’s packet containing the Festival catalogue and other marketing materials,
  • participate in the Festival accompanying events, with the exception of closed events with personal invitations required for participation,
  • enter press screenings,
  • enter press conference.

How does accreditation differ from a pass?

Depending on accreditation type, accreditation holder has considerably more privileges and entitlements than a pass holder. The main difference is that an accredited individual can participate in film screenings for audience, both in cinema Helios (Riviera Shopping Center); Consulate of Culture; City Theatre Gdynia; Chamber and New Stage of Musical Theatre; The Museum of the Polish Navy in Gdynia and the Festival Centre in the Musical Theatre in Gdynia (where prior online seat reservations are required). Moreover, accreditation entitles its holder to participate in the Festival accompanying events (with the exception of closed events with separate invitations required for participation). Accreditation has 34 points to use on screenings – a pass has 20. Also, accreditation user can participate in press conferences.

A pass holder can participate exclusively in film screenings held in cinema Helios (Riviera Shopping Center); Consulate of Culture; City Theatre Gdynia; Chamber and New Stage of Musical Theatre; The Museum of the Polish Navy in Gdynia and the Festival Centre in the Musical Theatre in Gdynia prior to which the holder is required to make online seat reservations.

Can a media accreditation holder participate in the Festival Opening and Closing Ceremonies?

No accreditation type entitles its holder to participate in the Festival Opening and Closing Ceremonies.

Separate invitations are required for participation in these events.

Where can I acquire more information on accreditation, passes and other issues regarding the 44th PFF?

Should you have any questions, please contact the Festival Organizational Office at the following telephone number: (+48) 58 621 15 09 or e-mail address: biuro@festiwalgdynia.pl