BEAST International Film Festival kicks-off with an online edition in March with an extension of physical screenings between April – June. The BEAST IFF Accreditation ensures that you can make the most of the digital festival and connect with other industry members. As an accredited guest, you’ll be able to attend our events, screenings and networking opportunities throughout the 5-days-long run event from 24th to 28th March 2021. As well as being able to attend our industry events programme, with the accreditation you will receive access to a video library featuring a large selection of films that are screening in the festival.

BEAST International Film Festival creates an open space in Porto to nurture and champion the art of creative filmmakers from Central and Eastern Europe. Our attached industry events are designed to give filmmakers and those working with film, support and inspiration through online talks, masterclasses and discussions, and online networking opportunities with industry professionals.

The accreditation is suitable for anybody working within the field of cinema, culture and intercultural dialogue – this includes: filmmakers, sales agents, commissioners, distributors, and those working in talent development, funding, festivals, or broadcast. It allows you to take full advantage of our programme and stay up to date with the list of new emerging talents from Central and Eastern Europe.

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An online Accreditation provides access to:

  • — video library featuring the selection of the films screening at the festival.
  • — industry events
  • — online special events 
  • — online networking opportunities

Please note:

Applications will be accepted via our form until March 20.
There are no costs attached to the accreditation.
Accreditation for BEAST IFF is entirely at the discretion of the Festival Office.