Accreditations for Meeting Point – Vilnius Are Now Available
Film industry professionals will once again be able to buy accreditations allowing them access to the industry conference Meeting Point – Vilnius (MPV) as well as the VIFF Kino Pavasaris. The early bird accreditations are available until March 3, while the standard ones are on sale until March 18. Accreditations are available for purchase here.
Paid accreditations for industry professionals are common practice at international film festivals, giving professionals from various fields access to events they would otherwise not have. Two types of accreditations will once again be available this year. The Industry accreditation will allow access only to MPV on April 2–4. The Industry + Festival accreditation will let its owner attend the industry conference and all the VIFF Kino Pavasaris film screenings throughout the festival, taking place March 21–April 4.
The Early Bird accreditations are available at a discounted price until March 3. The Industry accreditation will cost 50 euros, giving access to the three-day long conference and networking events, while the Industry + Festival accreditation will be priced 90 euros, giving access to all the previously mentioned events, as well as unlimited festival screenings, including the ones that will take place during the festival extension.
Beginning March 4, the Industry accreditation will cost 70 euros and the Industry + Festival accreditation 150 euros.
Sales of all accreditations will be open until March 18. Last Minute accreditations will be available to latecomers for a higher price. However, this type of accreditation does not offer the possibility to appear in the MPV catalogue. The accreditations can be purchased here.
In 2018, the rapidly growing international industry event MPV received around 300 Lithuanian and international guests from more than 35 countries. In its 10th edition, led by the newly appointed Alessandra Pastore, MPV promises three days packed with intensive Coming Soon work-in-progress pitching sessions, inspirational ToT – Talks on Tomorrow framework of panels and talks as well as networking events. This year’s MPV programme is also enriched with two new initiatives. Organised together with MAIA workshops, Talent Nest will aim to explore, nurture and offer industry and networking opportunities to emerging professionals from the Baltic countries, Belarus, Ukraine and the Caucasian countries. Shorts Library initiative will let industry professionals get acquainted with directors’ previous short films. More news about the MPV programme is coming soon.
Meeting Point – Vilnius is organized in the framework of Vilnius International Film Festival, supported by Lithuanian Film Centre, Lithuanian Council of Culture, City of Vilnius and Creative Europe Desk Lithuania, and in collaboration with Vilnius Film Cluster, MAIA Workshops, Connecting Cottbus, ICO-Independent Cinema Office, Baltic Pitching Forum, Film Fest Portugal, Marché du Film, Golden Apricot Film Festival, Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad” industry, Estonia Creative Europe Desk, Latvia Creative Europe Desk.
About the festival:
The 24th Vilnius International Film Festival “Kino Pavasaris” will take place March 21–April 4, 2019. Last year’s festival was visited by 116 551 filmgoers, becoming the largest cinema event in Lithuania and one of the most notable film festivals in Eastern Europe.