Register and apply now to access a rich programme of films, events, talks and professional networking.
The full programme will be announced in March, but highlights include:
Talks with established film and television professionals who are leading the way in LGBTQ+ representation on screen.
Workshops and Labs focusing on creating LGBTQ+ media with specific sessions around challenges in development, funding and exhibition.
Press and Industry Screenings every weekday of highlights from the Festival programme, with delegates also having access to public evening and weekend screenings (subject to availability).
Networking opportunities throughout the Festival with a range of receptions with film and television professionals included in the Delegate Package.
We offer three types of accreditation for film industry professionals wishing to attend the Festival:
Accreditation for professionals currently working in the film industry, wishing to access our Digital Viewing Library (online until April 18*), Delegate Centre facilities, Industry and networking events, Press and Industry Screenings, Monday-Friday pre-17:00 public screenings (subject to availability) and Monday-Friday evening, and weekend screening tickets (subject to limited availability).
£50 (Incl. VAT)
Future Film Accreditation
Accreditation for young people aged 18-25, who are passionate about queer filmmaking, are exploring careers in the industry, and want to make the most of BFI Flare. Accreditation includes access to our Digital Viewing Library (online until April 18*), Industry and networking events, Press & Industry screenings, and exclusive event ‘Future Film Day’ in collaboration with The Queer Bible.
Please note that you will be asked to show proof of age when you collect your accreditation at the Festival Delegate Centre. Accreditation subject to availability.
£25 (Incl. VAT)
Viewing Library Accreditation
Accreditation for professionals currently working in the film industry, wishing to access our Digital Viewing Library (online until April 18*) and Delegate Centre facilities.
£25 (Incl. VAT)
How to apply
To apply for Industry accreditation please complete the online application form after registering for an account with our new accreditation platform Artifax Agora. Once your accreditation request has been submitted, we will be in touch in due course to arrange payment and finalise your accreditation.
Please note that our registration platform uses reCAPTCHA, which does not always display properly on Internet Explorer. Where possible please use another browser (e.g. Chrome, Firefox, Safari).
Overview of accreditation benefits
To find out which benefits each of our accreditation types offer, please see the table below:
|Access to the Delegate Centre facilities located in the Blue Room at BFI Southbank.||✔||✔||✔|
|Access to the dedicated BFI Flare Delegate Site.||✔||✔||✔|
|Online access to the Festival Digital Viewing Library from 21 March-18 April*.||✔||✔||✔|
|Access to Industry and networking events.||✔||✔|
|Access to Press and Industry
Screenings, subject to availability.
|Access to public screenings Monday-Friday pre-17:00, subject to availability.||✔|
|Monday-Friday evening and all-day weekend screening tickets, requested in advance, subject to limited availability and excluding special presentations, opening and closing nights.||✔|
* Please note that the Digital Viewing Library is only accessible from devices within the UK.
The deadline for applications is 17:00, Friday 8 March 2019. We cannot guarantee the processing of any application submitted after this date. Any requests for accreditation after this date will be subject to a late registration fee.
If you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to get in touch:
Pedro Vaz Simões
Delegate Services Coordinator
Phone: +44 (0)20 7815 1325