An important element of El Gouna Film Festival (GFF) is the CineGouna Platform. A creative hub for minds and markets whose aim is to nurture and bolster promising Egyptian and Arab cinema projects & filmmakers and to help them find artistic and financial support. The CineGouna Platform, will present industry programme initiatives such as the CineGouna Bridge and the CineGouna Springboard that will provide opportunities for learning through filmmaking workshops, panel discussions, roundtables and masterclasses with experts in the field of Cinema, as well as networking activities and events.
CineGouna Platform of El Gouna Film Festival will accept requests for Accreditation from professionals working in the Film Industry, Film Companies, Film Institutions, and Cultural Organisations.
Applicants may complete the online form available at (Accreditation Form) and make a request on or before September 5, 2017.
Accredited film professionals will be able to access programmes organised by CineGouna Bridge and presentation and pitching sessions of the CineGouna Springboard.
Please note that accreditation does not include travel or accommodation.
GUIDELINES FOR CINEGOUNA PLATFORM ACCREDITATION
1. The following supporting documents should be provided along with a duly completed application form.
A profile of the organisation the applicant is connected with.
A short CV of the application
A headshot for your Industry badge
CineGouna Platform will acknowledge the receipt of your application.
Once the application is approved, an accreditation confirmation email will be sent to the email address you provide while submitting your request
2. The fee for CineGouna Platform Accreditation is fixed at 40 USD (700 EGP)
3. The festival reserves the right to deny accreditation.
4. Accreditation is non-transferrable
BENEFITS OF CINEGOUNA PLATFORM ACCREDITATION
Access to the video library.
Access to CineGouna Platform Lounge;
Up to 3 entry tickets daily free of charge to three different festival screenings, on first come first served basis; Access to reserved seating for accredited professionals.
Up to 2 tickets daily free of charge for industry events (panel discussions, master classes....);
Listing in the CineGouna Platform Guide
Festival catalogue, Festival Guide, CineGouna Platform Guide;
Free entry to the CineGouna Platform Networking Parties;
ACCREDITATION PICK UP
Accreditation may be picked up by the applicant in person, upon presentation of the accreditation confirmation email and a valid photo ID at the Accreditation Desk of the El Gouna Film Festival Office.
A representative of the applicant may also be allowed to pick up an accreditation upon presentation of a written authorisation, a photocopy of his or her ID, and a photocopy of the ID of the person applying for accreditation.
The address, dates and timings for pick of accreditation will be conveyed to you at the time of confirmation of your accreditation.
The Payment of the fee may be made by cash at the time of picking up the Accreditation.