|Zagreb Film Festival
21 - 27 October 2007
ZAGREB FILM FESTIVAL
SC - Savska 25
385 1 48 29 477
385 1 45 93 691
Zagreb Film Festival Press Service - Contacts
Oliver Sertić – Public Relations....................................... +385 91 2496 426
Hrvojka Begović – Press Service Manager.........................+385 91 2496 729
Saša Nužda – Press Centre Manager................................+385 91 1546 407
Phone/Fax +385 1 45 93 691
1.0. PRESS SERVICE
1.1. Press Service Protocol
Zagreb Film Festival Press Service is available to the media for all information about the Festival.
Press Service facilitates setting up of interviews with festival guests.
Press Service is in charge of ZFF press material and festival programs – photographs and visuals, movie clips for the Internet and TV crews, audio material and web banners.
1.2. Press Centre
Press Centre will be located at SC Gallery from Sunday, October 21st till Saturday, October 27th, 2007.
Press Centre official hours are 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
All relevant information about the entire program of the Festival, as well as press material for individual screenings provided by distributors and producers, are available at the Press Centre.
Press accreditations will be provided by the Press Centre.
In our Press Centre we'll host daily hangouts and interviews with guests to announce the program of the following day. These gatherings are scheduled at 1 p.m. every day.
Prescheduled interviews with guests will take place in the Press Centre.
A form enabling reporters to apply for interviews with festival guests is available online here or it can be requested at the Press Centre desk.
Public Relations Officer will be available to reporters daily and for a whole week following the festival.
Application forms for press accreditations can be submitted online on the Festival web site from October 4th until October 18th 2007, 12:00 hours. Press accreditations can be requested from our Public Relations Officer only. Press Service will inform the applicant whether his/her accreditation has been granted.
Note: Applying does not guarantee that the accreditation will be granted!
In case internet is unavailable to you, requests for accreditations can be submitted via facsimile as well. For all additional questions the press is advised to contact the Press Service.
The official press accreditations can be picked up in the Press Centre starting from the first day of the Festival, October 21st, 2007.
Note for TV crews: Technical support teams (camera and sound, coordinators...) will not be accredited. Technical teams accompanying a journalist/reporter have access to all locations as the accredited journalist/reporter.
Notice: malpractices will entail accreditation withdrawal!
1.4. Requests for interviews with Festival guests
Requests for interviews can be submitted online and faxed, mailed or handed over at the Press Centre desk.
Public Relations Officer will contact the requestor as soon as possible.
Note: Request submitting does not grant an interview!
Written requests will be given priority over verbal requests.
Press representatives will be granted brief guest statements before and after screenings at SC Cinema without prior notice.
1.5. Press Conferences (hangouts and interviews)
This year we have decided to drop our standard press conferences in favor of hangouts with festival guests and press representatives. Hangouts and interviews with directors, film crew and authors will be organized at the Press Centre daily, at 13.00 hours. Individual short statements can be obtained there or immediately after the end of the session.
1.6. Photo Gallery and Distribution of Photographs
Throughout the Festival our official photographers will place high resolution photographs on our web pages. The photographs are available as text supplements.
Please kindly note photographer's name and surname upon publishing of ZFF archive photographs as source reference in the form name and surname (ZFF).
Our pages will also contain high resolution photographs of movie scenes as well as links to the official movie web site.
In addition to press materials, all accredited reporters will receive CDs containing all ZFF program related photographs.
For additional photo material please contact the Press Service.
1.7. Audio Material
Audio records from press conferences, hangouts and presentations will be available on our web pages daily, in mp3 format.
Press conference recordings will also be available at the Press Centre desk 30 minutes after conference endings.
1.8. Video Material
The PRESS column of ZFF web page will contain video material of a TV broadcasting quality, updated daily. Additional video material will be provided on a MiniDV. Please request your copy at the Press Centre.
Upon publication of ZFF video material you are required to quote the name of the author indicated on tapes.
1.9. Internet Centre
The accredited press has free access to computers in our Press Centre, with previous announcement at Press Centre Info desk. All computers have Internet access. The accredited press is likewise entitled to use our printer, telephone and facsimile.
1.10. Press Cut, Media Publications and ZFF Info
We'll publish daily on our web page articles taken over from the Croatian newspapers, as well as our Press Service announcements and press conference reports (press releases).
1.11. Information via SMS
Latest information about the program and festival highlights info will be available via SMS free of charge. In order to activate this service one should send a text message that reads 'ZFF' to the following telephone number: 091 7001 242. This service is available to VIP and T-mobile subscribers. Service activation is charged at a regular SMS price!
1.12. Press Screenings
Every morning at 9:00 and 11:00 hrs at SC Cinema we'll organize press screenings of feature films which will be shown to audiences as part of the official selection the same evening. There will be no press screenings of documentaries. Some films can be watched individually at plasma screens of our Press Centre desk, with prior notice to the desk staff.
Tickets for afternoon and evening screenings must be collected at the Press Centre at least 2 hours before the beginning of the program.
SC Cinema: Press screenings at 9.00 i 11.00 hrs and matinees at 14.00 hrs are open to holders of press accreditation only.
Tickets to afternoon screenings of documentaries at 17.00 hrs and evening screenings at 20.00 and 22.30 hrs need to be collected at the Press Centre at least 2 hours before the beginning of the program.
&TD Cinema: Tickets for Elections program at 18.00 hrs and My first film at 21.00 hrs need to be collected at the Press Centre at least 2 hours before the beginning of the program. Admittance to documentary selection reruns and Checkered program is reserved for the accredited press only.
Cinema Europe: Reruns of official selection at 10.00 and 16.00 hrs are open to the accredited press only.
Tickets for Matinees at 21.30 hrs should be collected at cinema box office at least 2 hours before the beginning of the program.
Programs Vip Bib for Kids at 13.00 hrs and Club 100 at 19.00 hrs will be open to all visitors free of charge and tickets will not be handed out.
All journalists who wish to receive additional information about the festival can subscribe to the festival newsletter on our web site.
1.13. Press Service Contacts
Oliver Sertić – Public relations........................................ +385 91 2496 426
Hrvojka Begović - Press Service...................................... +385 91 2496 729
Saša Nužda - Press Centre Manager............................... +385 91 1546 407
Telephone/Fax +385 1 45 93 691
Not more than two representatives of each newspaper, TV or radio can get accredited (technical crew and photographers excluded) and two internet portals journalists at most.
Press Service can authorize additional accreditations. Please contact public relations contact persons directly. Applying does not guarantee that the accreditation will be granted!