Here, we have listed answers to the most common questions regarding the festival. If you have further questions, please contact the goEast team by e-mail at goEast-info@dff.film

I have questions regarding the requests for an accreditation - where can I get help?
If you have any further questions about the accreditation or difficulties with the online accreditation procedure, please contact accreditation-goeast@dff.film


What are the advantages of a goEast accreditation?

An accreditation to the goEast Film Festival 2021 grants you admission to the Festival screenings, the Symposium, the Open Frame Award as well as the sidebar programme.
In addition, you will be granted access to the Online Media Library, which will offer most of this year's film programme in Original Version with English subtitles (even outside of Germany).


How can I apply for an accreditation?

You have to apply for an accreditation via the festival platform Eventival. For that, you need an Eventival account. After your registration, you can apply for one of the accreditation types:
Representatives of the press, filmmakers and industry professionals can apply for an industry badge. Students of film, media and Eastern European studies as well as Slavic  with film or media-related courses can also apply for an accreditation, however their certificate of study is needed. The required documents can be provided as a photo or file via Eventival.
Applications for a goEast accreditation will be accepted until April 12 via https://vp.eventival.com/goeast/2021.

After April 13, subsequent requests for an accreditation can only be processed with a surcharge of €10.00


How much does an accreditation costs?

Press representatives can apply for an accreditation free of charge, provided they report on the festival. If you do not plan to write about the festival, a processing fee of €20.00 will be charged for the accreditation. Furthermore, a proof of profession must be shown upon request.

For industry professionals the festival charges €40.00. Students will be charged the reduced fee of €25.00.
Starting April 13, subsequent requests for accreditation can only be processed with a surcharge of €10.00.

Subject to modification.


How long do I have access to the online media library?

The content of our Online Media Library will be available over the course of the festival week - from April 20 (12:00 a.m. CET) until April 26 (11:59 p.m. CET).


Will all the films be available for streaming for the whole duration of the festival?

The Online Media Library consists of all films which have been licensed by the right's holders. Badge holders will be able to access the Online Media Library without geo-blocking.


How will I receive my accreditation?

After we have processed your accreditation request, you will receive an answer by e-mail.

You can obtain your badge at the Info Counter in the Festival Centre
Museum Wiesbaden, Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 2, 65185 Wiesbaden
from Tuesday, April 20, 10:00 a.m. (CET).

After your payment has been confirmed, you will receive log-in data for the Online Media Library by e-mail.


Which payment options are availabe for the accreditation?

As soon as your application has been approved, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with information regarding the payment process. Payment is possible via Paypal and bank transfer. The fee can also be paid with cash at the Info Counter upon pick-up.

Please note, that your badge as well as the log-in data for the Online Media Library will only be given after payment has been received.


Can I share my accreditation with other people?

No. Your accreditation is not transferable.