Press accreditation

Barents Ecology Film Festival welcomes journalists and media representatives and invites them to cover the festival.

Please note:  BEFF press accreditation submitted or received before 21 of September 2019. Contact

For foreign journalists BEFF provides Letter of Invitation for Russian visa. It takes 4 weeks to get your visa. Please note that BEFF does not give multiple accreditations!

The Press accreditation applies to journalists and media representatives actively seeking coverage of the festival and provides:

  • Access to all festival activities and main events;
  • Free admission to public screenings;
  • Access to Press & Industry screenings and the Video Library;
  • Access to and free use of all Press Desk services

Barents Ecology Film Festival (21-29 of September 2019) celebrates environmantal, worldwide independent, innovative and experimental filmmaking and film-related arts. The festival receives filmmakers, film industry representatives and environmental activities. The film festival in Petrozavodsk is the essential hub for discovering film talent, catching the first buzz on the many world and international premières that take place here, and exploring a quality selection of recent feature films, short films and documentaries.
The festival programme includes competitions and sections for features and documentaries as well as short films, cutting-edge sections on film-related arts and audiovisual culture, debates and arts exhibitions.

Please note:

  • Accredited journalists are asked to announce and report on the festival in their affiliations.
  • The Press Office asks you to send printed or audiovisual proof(s) of your BEFF 2019 coverage after publication as soon as possible..
  • BEFF does not provide airfare.
  • BEFF provide accommodation.
  • Press accreditation to the Barents Ecology Film Festival is entirely to the discretion of the Press Office.
  • Requests for press accreditation submitted or received before 21 September 2019.

Planning your attendance:

  • Opening Night screenings on Monday 23 September, 2019 in Petrozavodsk,  Russia (invitation/press /accreditation access )
  • Regular public screenings programme: 21-29 of September, 2019.
  • Press & Industry Screenings: to be announced (invitation/press /accreditation access )
  • Competition Awards Night on Saturday 26 of  September, 2019 (invitation/press /accreditation access )
  • Coproduction Pitching on Saturday , 28 of September, 2019 (Joensuu , Finland). (invitation/press /accreditation access )
  • Closing ceremony 28 of September, 2019 (Joensuu , Finland). (invitation/press /accreditation access )

First time press accreditations:
If you wish to be accredited as press at BEFF for the first time, read on here PRESS ENTRY

Please note that BEFF does not give multiple accreditations!


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