Media & Industry

Conditions of Media Accreditation Use and Purchase

Media Accreditations are available on a limited basis from September 30th until October 12th.

Conditions of Media Accreditation Purchase

  • Accreditations are granted by the Press Office to the active media representatives only.
  • The amount due must be paid within 48 hours of order submission  through the online payment option available through the festival website (DotPay - payment by electronic transfer or payment card). Dotpay is the only payment form accepted for festival Passes.
  • Accreditation purchases will be confirmed by e-mail within 7 days of receipt of payment on the Organizer's account.
  • Accreditation is issued to one specific individual identified in the purchase order. Accreditation card will be labeled with the name of the Media. Purchase order forms are accessible through the festival website under the tab labeled "Media" or by clicking the button labeled "Buy Media Accreditation".
  • Purchase orders must be accompanied by a portrait photo in an attachment not exceeding 2Mb in size, which will serve to identify the accreditation holder. Failure to provide a portrait photo allowing for the clear identification of the accreditation holder will be treated as an ordering error and may result in order cancellation.
  • The Purchaser may order a an accreditation for a third party. An individual in whose name an accreditation order has been placed will be informed by e-mail that the Purchaser has disclosed their personal information within the order. The Purchaser may order more than one accreditation.
  • Accreditation cannot be transferred to other individuals.
  • The Organizer does not accept returns of purchased accreditation.
  • The Organizer reserves the right to conclude accreditation sales at any time without further justification.
  • The Organizer reserves the right to refuse issuing accreditation card without giving a reason.

Accreditation Collection

  • A purchased accreditation may be collected only by the individual in whose name the accreditation was ordered.
  • Accreditation may only be collected upon presentation of a valid photo ID.
  • Accreditation can be collected beginning 4th November 2020, at the Festival Center located at Kino Nowe Horyzonty (19a-21 Kazimierza Wielkiego St., Wroclaw).
  • Duplicate accreditation will not be issued.

Conditions of Media Accreditation Use

  • Accreditation is valid for the 20. New Horizons International Film Festival & 11. American Film Festival held on November 5-15, 2020 in Wrocław at Kino Nowe Horyzonty and other festival facilities.
  • Each accreditation entitles the holder to attend a screenings provided there are seats available and the holder has made an appropriate online reservation for each screening.
  • An accreditation holder may not reserve seats for more than one screening per time slot on a given day. A time slot is a set of screenings showing not more than 45 minutes apart. (e.g. 9:45 AM, 10 AM and 10:30 AM is a single time slot).
  • Seating availability for premiere section: Gala Screenings depends on the time said screenings begin. Each film from these sections will be screened at least once in the first time slot (10 AM) and second time slot (1 PM); 80% of seats are reserved for pass and accreditation and 20% for box office tickets at these slots. The proportions are reversed for the afternoon (6 PM) and evening (10 PM) screenings of these sections, where 20% are reserved for pass and accreditation and 80% for box office tickets. Terms and conditions for reserving films in other festival sections have not been amended.
  • Online reservations may be made beginning 8:30 AM on the day preceding the film screening. Availability of reservations for film screenings on November 5th, 2020, will open on November 4th, 2020, at 12 noon.
  • Accreditation entitles the holder to attend all films screening at the 20. New Horizons International Film Festival & 11. American Film Festival to which the accreditation holder has reserved seats online. This year online seat reservations apply also for the Festival opening and closing galas.
  • To reserve festival seating, go to  Details concerning making reservations are described in the “screening reservations” tab.
  • The number of points on a accreditation allows for one absence without prior cancellation, for which five points are deducted from a passholder’s point total, and decreases the maximum number of screenings available with a given accreditation (for more information see the “screening reservations” tab).
  • An accreditation holder may reserve only one seat for a screening within a given time slot.
  • If you are unable to attend a previously reserved screening you should cancel the reservation prior to 15 minutes of the show time.
  • Failure to cancel your reservation prior to 15 minutes of the show time will result in deduction of five points from your festival pass.
  • The accreditation entitles the holder to receive discounts on the price of admission to special screenings (including silent films with live musical score), shows, and concerts, as well as discounts on the purchase price of the festival publications designated by the Organizer.
  • Latecomers will not be allowed to enter the cinema auditorium.
  • The media accreditation costs 250 PLN (including tax).
  • They will be available for purchase from 30th September until all accreditations have been sold, but not later than 12th October, 2020.
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