An AFI FEST 2017 presented by Audi Press Pass allows the holder access to the festival center and regular screenings (non-Galas), Conversations, Presentations and official festival venues without a hard ticket, on a space-available basis. Anyone requesting a Press Pass must be currently employed by and/or on editorial assignment for a recognized news organization that provides original news coverage on a regular basis. Non-editorial employees of news organizations (CEOs, publishers, advertising, marketing, public relations or sales staff) are not eligible. Requests are due no later than Friday, October 6.

This form is for general festival coverage ONLY. There will be another form to request red carpet access and/or Gala tickets.

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

PERSONAL INFORMATION (one applicant per request form)

* 1. First Name:

* 2. Last Name:

* 3. Street Address:

* 4. City:

* 5. State:

* 6. Zip Code:

* 7. Country:

* 8. Office Phone:

* 9. Mobile Phone:

* 10. Email:

* 11. Best way to reach you (select one) *

* 12. Your title (select all that apply):

* 13. If approved to receive press credentials, do you allow AFI FEST to share your information with filmmakers, studios or distributors participating in the festival and their publicists (choose one)?


* 14. Name of Publication/Outlet:

* 15. Type of media (select all that apply):

* 16. For print: Frequency (Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Special Edition, etc.):

* 17. Circulation / Listeners / Visitors per month:

* 18. If you are planning to post coverage to your outlet’s and/or personal social media channels and would like that to be considered with your request, please list applicable social handles. (Please submit full URLs.):

Outlet’s Social Handles:

* 19. Journalist’s Social Handles:

* 20. SPECIAL INTERESTS (Please select all that apply):


Are you a (choose one):

* 22. If Returning, what was the last year you attended?


Links to recent coverage of a film festival and/or a film-related story, film review or arts/entertainment story written or produced by you:

If you are a freelance journalist, please have an official letter of assignment emailed to from the editor.


Links to most recent previous AFI FEST coverage written or produced by you:

Additional Information:

Please submit this form by Friday, October 6. If you are a freelance journalist, please also send an official letter of assignment from the editor. AFI FEST may request additional information before considering your request. 

AFI FEST will notify you by Monday, October 16 if you will be credentialed. AFI FEST reserves the right to deny or revoke media credentials at any time, for any reason. 

Please note: Your submission is not complete until you see the confirmation page. If you have any problems submitting your information, please contact the AFI FEST Publicity team at