Press Guide

Online Press Service

  • The Busan International Film Festival provides online press services throughout the festival period.
  • All press release materials, schedule of events, change-of-schedule notices, photos of events and film stills will be updated on a daily basis during the festival.
  • For more information and materials, please fill out the online Data Request Form on the Data Request menu. Request forms are available only for the press and will be replied to by email.
  • Website address :
  • Access provided for holders of the Press Badge and the Opening/Closing Ceremony Photo Zone Pass.
  • Following the completion of badge registration, the required ID and password will be sent via e-mail.

Press Center

  • The Press Center will be open throughout the festival from opening to closing day.
  • Press releases, photos, event schedules, change-of-schedule notices, film information and brochures, dailies, and press vehicle stickers will be available at the Press Center.
  • Computers, internet access, faxes, printers and copy machines will be available in the Press Center.
  • Press Badge and Opening/Closing Ceremony Pass holders may access the Press Center.
  • Date of Operation :  October 11 (Wed) ~ October 21 (Sat)
  • Location : Busan Cinema Center

Press Badge

Types Registration Period Fees
General Registration August 7 (Mon) ~ September 15 (Fri), 2017, 18:00(KST) None
On-site Registration October 11 (Wed) ~ October 21 (Sat), 2017 50.00 USD
  • In order to have access to the Opening/Closing Ceremony Photo Zones, a separate Opening/Closing Ceremony Photo Zone Pass will need to be issued.
  • Further information on the application process and period for the Opening/Closing Ceremony Photo Zone Pass will be announced separately.
  • The Press Badge enables access to the Asian Film Market, including market events and seminars. However, if you wish to participate in market screenings, please purchase an Asian Film Market Badge or directly contact the relevant sales company. The online screening is also only accessible to Market Badge holders.
  • For Press Badge inquiries, please e-mail :

Preview Room Guide

  • 22nd Busan International Film Festival operates a Preview Room for journalists to preview DVDs of selected films.
  • Please be advised that prior reservation is required for the Preview Room.
  • Application: By reservation (first come first serve basis)
  • Please
    • Please submit the desired date/time of viewing, name of film, affiliation details, your name and contact information (office/mobile number) via e-mail, to (
    • The list of available films for viewing will be updated after the Official Press Conference. Please refer to the updated list online at the Press Service website (
    • Please note that a preview cannot be guaranteed on your desired date without a reservation.
  • Reservation Deadline : A day prior to the desired date of viewing
  • Operating Period : September 12 (Tue) ~ September 30 (Sat) (Approx. 3 weeks)
  • Venue
    • Seoul: Seoul Office, Busan International Film Festival
      (Address: 1601 Garden Tower, 84, Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul)
    • Busan: Busan Cinema Center, BIFF Hill Library (2nd Floor)
      (Address: 120 Suyeonggangbyeon-daero, Haeundae-gu, Busan)
  • Hours of Operation
    • Seoul: 10:00 ~ 18:00 (Mon-Sun)
    • Busan: 10:00 ~ 18:00 (Mon-Sun)