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Press zone : Press Guide


Collection of the press badges
Your badge is personalized (name - passport photo - represented media outlet) and must be collected at the Accreditation Office in the Palais des Festivals. It allows you access to both press screenings and press conferences according to the number of available seats. The press badge is not transferable and must be visible.


Festival Publications
After collecting their badges, the journalists and photographers will be able to pick up their Festival bags at the counters located in front of the Accreditation desks. The bags contain in particular: the Official Program, the Official Catalogue, the Screenings Schedule and the Festival Handbook.

The Press Screenings Guide is handed out to you when you pick up your badge. You will be able to download it on this website a few days before the Festival opening.

The Festival Daily
It provides the schedules for the screenings of the day and next day. You will find it the evening before at the entrances of the Palais and information desks.

The Festival TV Channel

This year's TV Festival de Cannes, co-produced by CANAL +, Orange et le Festival de Cannes, will cover the red carpet, the press conferences, the photo calls and interviews as well as a number of important other events. 


It will be broadcast in both French and English throughout the Palais complex and in several hotels along the Croisette. It is also available on YouTube and Dailymotion, as well as via the official Festival website and mobile app, and on Canal TV’s channel 35, or channel 29 with Orange TV. 


All images will be made available to the media and to all Official Partners of the Festival de Cannes free of charge from 11 to 29 May, on condition that they are not used for commercial purposes.


To find out more, please read the factsheet and the user guide.


Information and rates:

Until 29 May 2016

KM: Nadège Leberruyer :


From 30 May 2016

Muriel Sadoun: /+33 (0) 1 71 35 28 29

Delphine Beillard : /+33 (0) 1 71 35 25 15


For access to the audiovisual archives:

• TV Festival de Cannes from 2001 to 2015

• Opening and closing ceremonies from 1993 to 2015

Muriel Sadoun: /+33 (0) 1 71 35 28 29

Delphine Beillard: /+33 (0) 1 71 35 25 15


The Official Website


The official Website covers the 69th event in articles, interviews, photos and videos with its online Daily and allows to podcast the press conferences and Cinema Master class.

The Press Section allows to reach the practical information and various downloads: the 2015 Festival press kit and poster, the press kits, trailers and photos HD free of right of the films in Official Selection, as well as a choice of institutional photos.

Plan your screenings with an interactive schedule reserved for press and subscribe to our RSS feed and Newsletter to be the first with news!




  • Official Selection Press Screenings
    These screenings are reserved for the journalists according to their accreditation card category and the number of available seats.
    We invite you to double-check using the daily schedule, which is given at the Press Office and in the press boxes, the times of the screenings and the access conditions.


  • Marché du Film Screenings
    Press badges do not grant access to Marché screenings, unless the company that booked the screening has requested it. Please refer to the information given in the Marché du Film’s Daily Screening Program.


  • Screenings of films in sidebars
    The press badge is necessary and sufficient to attend the projections of the Directors' Fortnight and la Semaine de la Critique, according to the number of available seats.

Press Conferences
The press conferences for the films in the Official Selection are exclusively reserved for accredited journalists according to their accreditation card category and the availability of seats.
Television crew access to the press conference room is organized by the Audiovisual Press Department of the Festival.
All the press conferences are broadcast in French and in English on TV Festival de Cannes.

The Steps
For Gala Screenings, accredited television channels and photographers may sign up with the Audiovisual Press Department which will provide them, according to the number of available emplacements, with an authorization to access the sites reserved for filming and installing technical equipment.
Evening dress / black tie (tuxedo) is required for all evening screenings.

The photo calls, which usually precede the press conferences, allow accredited press photographers, who are also in possession of a special authorization provided by the Audiovisual Press Department, to take pictures of the filmmakers and actors of the films in Official Selection. Only TV Festival de Cannes is authorized to film photo calls.







Wifi zone
This space provides a wide range of multimedia services for the press. Journalists enjoy a free and unlimited Wifi connection in a convivial space.
The journalists and photographers are also provided with a photo service, from the printing of the photographs to their distribution.
A multilingual staff advises and helps the journalists and photographers.

Press room
The Press Room is equipped with computers with Pack Office, internet connections and printers. A multilingual staff is also on hand to advise and help the journalists.

Press Boxes
Nearly 1800 press boxes are located on the Press Floor. The journalists with a press box will have direct access to the documentation in French or in English.


TV Interview Sets
Information regarding these sets will be provided during the event by the Audiovisual Press Department.

Media Support Area
Premises for rent are available in the Palais. They can be accessed day and night and include furniture, wall-to-wall carpeting and electric boxes. For more information, contact the Audiovisual Press Department.

The Festival will provide a transport service from Nice airport to Cannes city for the accredited journalists.

For general information regarding the Festival and the town of Cannes please visit the Festival Guide or the Cannes Tourist Board's information official website.


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Press Contact

Festival de Cannes - Press Office
3, rue Amélie
F-75007 Paris

Print & digital press – news agencies :
Web/digital media :

Tel: +33 (0)1 53 59 61 85 - Fax : +33 (0)1 53 59 61 84


Broadcast media (TV - Radio - Agencies), photo agencies & press photographers :

Audivisual web media (video & image):

Tel : +33 (0)1 53 59 61 88 / 61 92  - Fax: +33 (0)1 53 59 61 10

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