AFI FEST 2018 presented by Audi Press Pass Request Form

Press Pass Request Form

An AFI FEST 2018 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 5. 

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)



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

Journalist’s Social Handles



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


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

Additional Information:

Please submit this form by Friday, October 5. If you are a freelance journalist, please also send an official letter of assignment from the editor to AFI FEST may request additional information before considering your request.

AFI FEST will notify you by Monday, October 15 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