Dear members of the press,

we are looking forward to your journalistic coverage of the FilmFestival Cottbus and wish to support your work to the best of our possibilities.

For further informations please contact us: 

press team
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Press Counter (Festival Centre Stadthalle Cottbus)  

At the Press Counter you may obtain your accreditations and, on request, invitations to events (subject to availability) as well as information about our programme. Daily updates on events and schedule changes will be announced here. Interview requests for the festival direction, jury and industry members may be coordinated via the press desk as well.

Our PR & Marketing managers are at your service for requests and wishes during the following hours:

Opening hours Press Counter

Tue:                 10 am - 5.30 pm
Wed-Fr:        10 am - 8 pm
Sat:                  10 am - 5 pm
Sun:                 10 am - 2 pm

Press material

Our current press releases in German and English may be obtained at the Press Counter and in the press area on our website. Please find print-quality images (film stills, daily updated festival impressions, venues, people, logos) at your disposal in our login-area for registered users. The press team furthermore compiles a daily press review.

Downloads  in the login-area

Please obtain the login data at the Press Counter or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Press releases
Find our current press releases at the Press Counter or on our website.

Screening Room  
We provide a separate screening room for accredited press and industry members. There you have the opportunity to watch festival films off-schedule on a PC/TV. In order to secure availability, preregistration is recommended.

Outside Broadcast vehicles
Due to limited parking space around the Festival Centre we ask camera teams to contact the press desk ahead of broadcasting in order for parking arrangements to be made.

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