The 28th Busan International Film Festival is taking applications for the Opening/Closing Ceremony Photo Zone Passes to assist the press covering the ceremonies.
Following the guide below, please register for the pass within the application period as the Opening/Closing Ceremony Photo Zone Pass will not be provided on-site.
The Opening/Closing Ceremony Photo Zone Pass is required for the press to film or photograph the red carpet, which will be set up at the BIFF Theater in the Busan Cinema Center where the opening and closing ceremonies will be held. The pass is only applicable for the days of the opening and closing ceremonies. You may apply for both the Press T (Technician) Badge and the Opening/Closing Ceremony Photo Zone Pass.
Photographers and video reporters from accredited media platforms.
Further details will be announced later.
To efficiently support the coverage, the issuance of the Photo Wall Pass will be limited to one pass per media. We ask for your understanding and cooperation as the following guidelines will be adhered to.
『The BUSAN International Film Festival Opening/Closing Ceremony Photo Wall Pass Issuance Guideline』
(1) Only photographers, video journalists, and Press T (Technician) badge holders will be able to apply and receive the Opening/Closing Ceremony Photo Zone Pass; other press badge holders (Press) are not eligible to receive this pass.
(2) The Opening/Closing Ceremony Photo Wall Pass guideline takes into consideration the attendance history of the registering media (subject to the on-site collection of Press Badges), and their coverage frequency of the Busan International Film Festival.
(3) Priority consideration for the 2023 Opening/Closing Ceremony Photo Zone Pass issuance will be given to the accredited press that had covered both opening and closing ceremonies in 2022. (Moreover, the press covering both the opening and closing ceremonies this year will be given priority for next year’s pass issuance.)
(4) Please understand that there may be disadvantages if you have a history of not collecting the Opening/Closing Ceremony Photo Wall Pass despite having applied for it.