Apply for Accreditation

Thank you for your interest in covering the Milwaukee Film Festival! For general 2019 Milwaukee Film Festival press inquiries, or to request an interview with a Milwaukee Film staffer, guest, or filmmaker, please contact press@mkefilm.org or call 414-755-1965 ext. 216. 

ABOUT PRESS ACCREDITATION 

Members of the press who are working on assignment to cover films and events at the 2019 Milwaukee Film Festival may apply for credentials to receive access to public films, events, panels, and more. There are multiple tiers of accreditation that provide a variety of access opportunities. 

Please note: 

  • Entry into public screenings and events is not guaranteed, regardless of accreditation status. Pass holders and ticket holders must be in line at least 30 minutes prior to the start of a screening. 

  • By applying for press accreditation to the 2019 Milwaukee Film Festival, you agree to make your name, media outlet, and contact information available to filmmakers and distributors with work being screened in the Festival. 

  • Applying for press accreditation does not guarantee tier level or acceptance. 

TIER 1 – PRESS PASS ACCREDITATION 

A limited number of Festival press passes will be granted to members of the press working on assignment. Press passes are most likely to be granted to the primary member(s) of a major media outlet covering a substantial number of events and films at the 2019 Milwaukee Film Festival, as well as seeking filmmaker and guest interviews. APPLY HERE.

Tier 1 accreditation includes: 

  • A Festival press pass that grants the opportunity to access public screenings and events. Press passes are nontransferable.  

  • Fluid access to the Media Lounge 

  • Priority access to red carpet events and filmmaker interviews 

  • Daily updates regarding Festival screenings, guests, and events 

  • Access to press screeners, as available, to be used exclusively for event coverage 

TIER 2 – PRESS TICKET ACCREDITATION 

A limited number of complimentary tickets will be reserved at each Festival screening for accredited members of the press. Tickets must be requested at least one day prior to the desired screening and are subject to availability. APPLY HERE.

Tier 2 accreditation includes: 

  • Opportunity to request press tickets; limited tickets are available for Tier 2 accredited press 

  • Access, as available, to red carpet events and filmmaker interviews 

  • Daily updates regarding Festival screenings, guests, and events 

  • Access to press screeners, as available, to be used exclusively for event coverage 

TIER 3 – SPECIAL INTEREST ACCREDITATION 

If you intend to cover a limited number of films under a specific topic or category, Milwaukee Film may be able to issue complimentary tickets to specific film screenings. Please complete the application form and indicate your area of interest under "Special Interests" near the end. APPLY HERE.


Press Accreditation

Apply for press accreditation at the 11th Annual Milwaukee FIlm Festival! Write about us, talk about us, fawn over us - APPLY NOW!