27th Busan International Film Festival, 5-14 October 2022 Press Badge Guide & Registration

Press Badge

Press badges are for journalists affiliated with official media platforms (print media, radio, television, online press, press agency, and magazines) to aid journalists covering the festival and market.

NOTICE

The 27th Busan International Film Festival strictly abides by the safety guidelines provided by the government to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
In accordance with the COVID-19 quarantine guidelines, additional documents may be requested prior to picking up the badges (※ Further detail to be provided)
We kindly ask for your cooperation and understanding for a safe film festival.

[Required Procedures for Participants Entering from Overseas (As of Sept 25th, 2022)]

  • Mandatory PCR Test upon arrival (Must be taken before midnight of the day after entry into the country)
  • Please make sure to check the latest information on the immigration procedure in the Republic of Korea and the country of departure
  • For further inquiries, please contact pressbadge@biff.kr

Required Documents for Press Badge Pick-up

Type Documents
General Registration - ID
- E-mail guideline for Press Badge pick-up (Presented on mobile or printed)
On-site Registration - ID
- Business Card
- Administrative Fee: 50.00 USD

※ In accordance with the COVID-19 quarantine guidelines, additional documents may be requested prior to picking up the badge (※ Further detail will be provided)

Press Badge Type

Press

Press badges are for correspondents affiliated with official media platforms (print media, radio, television, online press, press agencies, and magazines)

  • - Correspondents and editors for print, online media or news agencies
  • - Correspondent producers, writers, program planners, and TV and radio reporters
  • - Critics & contributors who regularly contribute film critiques and relevant articles to the media (limited to those who have been active within the past year)

※ Opening/Closing Ceremony passes are only available to Press T (Technician) badge holders.

Press T (Technician)

Press T (Technician) badges are for outsourced media employees or filming agencies responsible for technical aspects including photography and camera operation

  • - e.g. Photographers, Camera operators/assistants, Sound/Audio technicians, Lighting, and Editing staff

※ Press T (Technician) badge holders are eligible to apply for Opening/Closing Ceremony passes.

Press Badge Benefits

Type Available Tickets per day Access to Festival/ Market Venues Guest Package Press Center P&I Screening Video Library Online Screening Press Screening Guest Visit (GV) Photo Zone
Press Press 4
Press T
(Technician)
4

▲ : Separate passes are required for certain photo zones. (e.g. Opening/Closing Ceremony Photo Zone)

Who is Not Eligible?

  • Administrative staff who do not work as reporters/correspondents (e.g. operation management team members, accountants, advertising team members, secretaries, protocol officers, drivers, etc)
  • Administrative staff from outsourcing companies
  • One-person media creators and bloggers
  • Contributors who are only active on social media

Press Badge Application Period

General Registration
August 8 (Mon) ~ September 16 (Fri), 18:00 (KST)
NONE
On-site Registration
October 4 (Tue) ~ October 14 (Fri)
50.00 USD
  • Press Accreditation Desk Tel: +82-51-709-2192~3 E-mail: pressbadge@biff.kr
Apply for Press Badge