2023 SFFILM Festival Press Accreditation
Press accreditation for the 2023 San Francisco International Film Festival (also known as SFFILM Festival) opens February 24, 2023. The window for 2023 SFFILM Festival Press Accreditation Applications will close at 5PM PT on Friday, March 24.
If you would like to be considered, please click here to submit a Press Accreditation Application. All media—journalists, critics, photographers, and content creators—including those who have received accreditation in the past, are required to fill out a new application. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance by email on Monday, March 27. The SFFILM Press Office grants press accreditation to a limited number of media each year. Please note that press accreditation is necessary in order to request interviews and access screeners.
If accreditation is granted, benefits include:
- Complimentary tickets to public screenings. (Restrictions apply; more information will be provided if your accreditation is approved.)
- Access to online screeners for select films.
- Access to SFFILM Festival lounge and interview spaces.
Whether you receive accreditation or not, we encourage you to attend our press conference for the public announcement of the 2023 San Francisco International Film Festival lineup on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 10 am PT at FilmHouse in our SoMa office at 455 9th Street.
Program Launch and Press Conference
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
2023 San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM Festival)
April 13–23, 2023
If you have any additional questions about the accreditation process, please contact the SFFILM Press Office at press@SFFILM.org. Our Press Office Manager, Kate Bove, will receive your message and follow-up.
For interview requests and questions surrounding coverage, please contact Jessie Cohen Public Relations & Consulting (JCPR&C):
Media Code of Conduct
SFFILM welcomes members of the media to cover our events as newsworthy and interesting to a wide array of audiences. Members of media are expected to abide by the SFFILM Code of Conduct when engaging with our staff, guests, filmmakers, partners, or any persons affiliated with an SFFILM event they are covering. Due to the nature of our work together to facilitate both coverage and access, members of the media are expected to adhere to the highest standards of professionalism and ethical behavior common in journalism including accuracy, person to person respect, and clarity in communication.