CineGouna Platform Accreditation

Application for CineGouna Platform accreditation is open from July 2nd, 2018 to September 10th, 2018. However, please note that in order to have your information included in the CineGouna Guide, distributed to all industry guests, you MUST submit your accreditation by August 31st, 2018.

Accreditation Fees:

July 2nd - August 3rd, 2018 (Early-bird)

  • Talent Badge: 350 EGP
  • Industry Badge: 700 EGP
  • Premium Badge: 2,100 EGP

August 4th - September 10th, 2018

  • Talent Badge: 500 EGP
  • Industry Badge: 1,000 EGP
  • Premium Badge: 2,500 EGP

Accreditation Benefits:

Premium Badge Industry Badge Talent Badge
Free ticket per film during the festival (up to 3 per day)
Free access to CineGouna Bridge masterclasses, panels and workshops
Free access to CineGouna SpringBoard awards ceremony
Free access to CineGouna SpringBoard pitch sessions
Free access to the Festival Viewing Library from September 22nd to 27th.
Free listing in CineGouna Guide, which includes information of industry delegates, schedule of events and SpringBoard projects
Free access to the CineGouna Platform Buyer’s Lounge, where lunch is served daily for the duration of CineGouna Platform
One invitation to the CineGouna Platform reception

Who Can Apply for Industry Accreditation:

CineGouna Platform accreditation is intended only for film professionals, who are actively working as buyers, distributors, producers, film financiers, sales agents, film festival representatives and institutions. Such activities can be substantiated for example with a link to a relevant website or showreel of the company represented.

Freelancers who have a track record in directing, producing, acting or post-production work, can apply for the Talent badge. Applicants for such badge must include a professional CV or showreel of previous works, in the application for accreditation.

How to Get Industry Accreditation:

Application for CineGouna Platform accreditation is open from July 2nd, 2018 to September 10th, 2018. The deadline to be included in the CineGouna Guide is August 31st, 2018. Online applications starting September 11th, 2018 will not be accepted. Applications submitted after August 31st will not be included in the CineGouna Guide. If you miss the deadline, you may email cinegounaplatform@elgounafilmfestival.com; but exceptions are very rare and not guaranteed to be made.

Once you complete your application online, you will receive an email confirming we received it and that it is under review. Within 7-10 days, you should receive an email with a decision regarding your application for accreditation.

Accreditation badges must be collected in person at the Accreditation Office at TU Berlin. You are expected to pay your accreditation fee in cash to receive your badge. If you need an invoice, please email us at cinegounaplatform@elgounafilmfestival.com, no later than September 1st, 2018.

CineGouna Platform Accreditation Office Hours:

September 20th-22th: 9:30am-4:30pm

September 23rd-27th: 9:30am-12:00pm

Reminders:

  • Being accredited in last year does not automatically entail a right to accreditation for this year’s CineGouna Platform.
  • Accreditation is non-transferrable.
  • The festival organisers reserve the right to deny accreditation; in such cases you will be informed as soon as possible.
  • The organisers may require that applicants to provide additional information on their work in the industry and their use of CineGouna Platform accreditation at the festival.
  • A fee of 200 EGP will be charged to reprint any lost or damaged badge.