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As a film professional or member of the press you can apply here for a Berlin Critics’ Week accreditation. Please consult the application terms and conditions below before filling out the form.

We are looking forward to meeting you online at Critics’ Week!

Film Professionals (including filmmakers)

Accreditations for film professionals are available on a limited basis.
Professionals accreditation fee: €10,-

• Members of the German Film Critics Association (VdFk) are granted a free accreditation upon proof of membership.
• Please specify your area of work and qualifications through the given fields. This accreditation is directed towards industry professionals and filmmakers. Students who are not film professionals are not eligible for an industry accreditation.

We will go through all applications and get back to you as soon as possible. In case of confirmation you will receive an e-mail with further instructions and details on the payment process. We can accept payments via credit card or Paypal. In case of questions on how to access our film streaming platform and any further technical problems please consult the Eventive audience guide and FAQ page. In case you cannot solve a problem you can contact our service team via service@wochederkritik.de. In case of questions specifically related to the accreditation process please contact our accreditation department via akkreditierung@wochederkritik.de.

Press

Accreditations for media representatives are available on a limited basis.
Media accreditation fee: €10,-

• Accreditations are free of charge for journalists and critics submitting proof of coverage / an editorial letter as proof of a confirmed writing assignment.
• Members of the German Film Critics Association (VdFk) are granted a free accreditation upon proof of membership.
• Please specify your area of work and qualifications through the given fields. Students who are not media representatives are not eligible for a press accreditation.
• Media representatives requiring early access to films of our selection are kindly asked to contact Dominique Ott-Despoix (Head of Press) via presse@wochederkritik.de.

We will go through all applications and get back to you as soon as possible. In case of confirmation you will receive an e-mail with further instructions and details on the payment process. We can accept payments via credit card or Paypal. In case of questions on how to access our film streaming platform and any further technical problems please consult the Eventive audience guide and FAQ page. In case you cannot solve a problem you can contact our service team via service@wochederkritik.de. In case of questions specifically related to the accreditation process please contact our accreditation department via akkreditierung@wochederkritik.de.

Terms of Accreditation Pass Use and Purchase

• Accreditations are valid for the online version of Berlin Critics’ Week from the 27th of February until the 14th of March – one week longer than the general public.
• Our debate livestreams (March 1-7, 8pm CET) and our conference (Feb 27 3-8pm CET / Feb 28 6-8pm CET) will be accessible to the international public without any need for tickets or accreditation.
• We accept applications until the 4th of March (11:59 PM, CET).
• Film programs can be unlocked through our streaming partner Eventive starting from the 27th of February (0:00 AM, CET) until the 14th of March (11:59 PM, CET).
• We will provide an Eventive account which you will need to activate and use to access our film selection.
• We kindly ask you to pay accreditation fees within 48 hours upon notification.
• We accept credit card and PayPal payments.
• Accreditation purchases will be confirmed via e-mail by our accreditation department. You will then directly receive your accreditation pass and all information on unlocking programs via e-mail.
• Accreditations may not be ordered for a third party.
• Tickets and passes are connected to your Eventive account and cannot be transferred to other individuals.
• Pass holders can purchase only one ticket per program. Once a ticket has been activated, the corresponding film program can be watched for 24 hours. For further questions on the functionality of Eventive please consult the Eventive audience guide and FAQ page.
• With an accreditation you will be able to access our programs without geographical restrictions.
• We do not accept returns of purchased accreditations.
• Some films might be unavailable for accreditation pass holders due to limitations set by filmmakers, sales or distributors. We reserve the right to remove individual films without further notification based on demands by rights holders.
• We reserve the right to close accreditation sales at any time without further justification in case our capacities to issue further passes are exhausted.
• We reserve the right to refuse issuing an accreditation.