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Press Services
 

HOURS

Press office
Kursaal Centre Room 4
Hours: 9:00-20:00
Accreditation pick-up point
From September 20
Kursaal Centre Accreditations desk
Hours: 8:30-20:00
Lockers
Kursaal Centre
Hours: 9:00-20:00
Information about TV Clips
Kursaal Centre Room 5
Hours: 9:00-20:00
Newsroom
Kursaal Centre Room 6
Hours: 9:00-20:00
The Newsroom will stay open for longer than usual on Gala days.
Publications desk
Kursaal centre
Hours: 8:30 - 20:00
Accredited guest ticket desk
Zinemaldi Plaza
Hours: 8:30 - 20:00
Interview service
Maria Cristina Hotel Zubia Lounge
Hours: 9:00-20:00
 

WHAT'S NEW

Official App
Available for iOS and Android. Can be downloaded free of charge from the App Store and Google Play.
Once installed, authorise the App to receive notifications. Log in using your My Festival account to receive specific messages for the accredited press: arrivals, schedule changes, warnings and notifications. You will also find news, film information, the programme, videos, image galleries and practical information about services in the city.
In the App you will find a programme planner which will help you to organise the times of the films you want to see. Simply marking your programme preferences as favourites will bring them up on your timeline. The App also offers an alerts system so that you can receive warnings before each of the screenings you have added to your timeline. The search engine will similarly allow you to filter press screenings.
You can also create a contacts agenda in the App with the details of accredited guests. To add them, you can search directly in 'Who is Where' or scan the accreditation QR codes.
Horizontes Breakfasts
In the Victoria Eugenia Theatre Club. Every day at 11:00
Nest Film Students. Awards presentation
For the first time, the Nest Film Students awards will be announced at a press conference on Friday 28 at 19:30 at the Kursaal 2+3 room.
 

SERVICES

Virtual press box
Official web space containing promotional material provided by production companies (pressbooks, images, audio and video clips), gala abstracts and the Festival headers. Access via the 'My Festival' section with your user name and password.
TV clip information
Assistance in use of the virtual press box.
Press boxes
The Festival uses the lockers to distribute promotional material provided by production companies and other interesting information for accredited press members. Keys can be collected by showing your pass and must be returned at the end of the Festival.
Interview coordination
The list of press agents, films and personalities whose interviews are arranged by the Festival can be found in the 'press' section of the official Festival website. Interviews can be requested from September 17 by accessing the section in 'My Festival' with your user name and password.
English and French-speaking interpreters will be provided on request for interviews arranged by the Festival.
Newsroom
It is forbidden to eat, drink or use the phone in the Newsroom.
Equipped with:
    o Computers with online connection
    o E-mail
    o Printers
    o Desks where you can plug in your own laptop
    o Special connections for graphic reporters
The Newsroom will stay open for longer than usual on Gala days.
Wi-Fi
Free Wi-Fi in the Kursaal Centre.
Username: zinemaldia
Password: 2018
Equipment for television interviews in Suite 103, Maria Cristina Hotel
    o Canon 60D DSLR camera
    o Recording format: HD Vide (1920x1080p)
    o File format: Mov (Mov-H264)
    o Memory card: Secure Digital SD Cards -
    o Recommended: class 10 minimum class 6
    o Minimum recommended capacity: 8 Gb. (24 minutes)
    o 3 clip-on mics + audio cables.
    o DXA-SLR stereo audio adapter
    o Shure mixer
    o Lighting
    o Monitor
 

COMMUNICATION CHANNELS

Official Festival website
Find up-to-date information on all Festival activities: news, film information, programme, videos, image galleries and practical information about services in the city.
Official App
Available for iOS and Android. Can be downloaded free of charge from the App Store and Google Play.
Once installed, authorise the App to receive notifications. Log in using your My Festival account to receive specific messages for the accredited press: arrivals, schedule changes, warnings and notifications. You will also find news, film information, the programme, videos, image galleries and practical information about services in the city.
In the App you will find a programme planner which will help you to organise the times of the films you want to see. Simply marking your programme preferences as favourites will bring them up on your timeline. The App also offers an alerts system so that you can receive warnings before each of the screenings you have added to your timeline. The search engine will similarly allow you to filter press screenings.
You can also create a contacts agenda in the App with the details of accredited guests. To add them, you can search directly in 'Who is Where' or scan the accreditation QR codes.
Zinemaldia daily
The San Sebastian Festival daily, available in the Kursaal locker area, hotels and cinemas.
Notice Board
Located in the Kursaal Centre locker area with complete updated information on the day's programme and activities, the arrival of film crews, press conferences, photocalls, red carpets, TCM Zinemaldia Meetings, Horizontes Breakfasts and last-minute notifications.
Activities
Every afternoon, an email will be sent to accredited press with activities scheduled for the following day.

 

ACCESS TO SCREENINGS

Press screenings
All feature films programmed in the Official Selection, New Directors, Perlak, Donostia Awards Special Screenings and some of the films in Velodrome have an exclusive screening for the press and accredited guests.
Press screenings can be found in the 'Press' section of the official website and App. The list is also included in your press documentation and is confirmed every day by the usual channels.
Other screenings
For sessions in the K1 (afternoon and evening) and K2, the Antiguo Berri, Prncipe and Trueba Cinemas, San Telmo Museum and Tabakalera Cinemas 1 and 2, an invitation must be withdrawn from the ticket desk for accredited guests in Zinemaldi Plaza from 20:30 the evening before until 15:00 on the day of the screening. They can also be collected 10 minutes before the screening, subject to availability. Invitations for the Opening Gala will be available on the same day as the event, September 21, from 14:00.
Nest Film Students
An invitation for the short film screenings must be requested from the ticket desk for accredited guests.
Invitations are also required for the masterclasses and must be requested as soon as possible from the Press Department, always subject to availability.

 

GENERAL ACTIVITIES

Press conferences
Kursaal Centre. Rooms 2 and 3
The press conference programme can be found in the 'Press' section of the official website from September 10.
These press conferences usually take place after the screenings of Official Selection films in the Kursaal 1 and are preceded by a photocall.
Press conferences are also organised for other films and the retrospectives and are announced through the usual information channels.
A simultaneous interpretation service is available. Headphones are available at the entrance to the Press Conference Room in exchange for your pass.
The press conferences are broadcast live and recorded on the official website.
It is forbidden to use a flash, and to eat, drink or use your phone in the Press Conference room.
Horizontes breakfasts
Victoria Eugenia Club. Every day at 11:00
The Horizontes Breakfasts are attended by Horizontes Latinos filmmakers present at the Festival. They are announced daily through the usual channels.
TCM Zinemaldia Meetings
Victoria Eugenia Theatre Club. Every day at 14:00.
The TCM Zinemaldia Meetings are attended by filmmakers participating in the New Directors, Perlak and Zabaltegi-Tabakalera sections. They are announced daily through the usual channels.
Closing Gala
Rooms 2 and 3 will be equipped for live coverage of the Closing Gala by accredited press. At the end of the Gala, the winners will make their way to this room to speak to the press.
 

SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS

Photocalls
Prior to the press conferences, a photocall will take place on the Kursaal Terraces, weather permitting. In the event of bad wheather, they will be held inside the Kursaal 1.
Information will be provided on these through the usual channels.
Press areas at venue entrances
The Festival assigns spaces to photographers and cameramen / women at the entrance to the Kursaal 1, Victoria Eugenia Theatre, Tabakalera and Maria Cristina Hotel.
Press conferences
Pictures can be taken before and after the press conferences. The instructions of the Festival staff must be followed at all times. It's forbidden to use flashes in the room.
Access to galas
Access to the Kursaal 1 for the Opening, Closing Galas and to the Donostia Award ones is restricted to photographers, who must respect the following instructions:
o Remain seated, without standing up, until the end of the gala
o Do not use flashes during the ceremony
o Leave the hall at the end of the ceremony
o It is forbidden to film images in any format for delayed transmission
o Due to television broadcasting requirements, the organisation reserves the right to select the photographers who are allowed access.
o Photo journalists and television cameras can access the Presentations at the Victoria Eugenia Theatre, the Velodrome and other cinemas; however, they must follow the instructions issued by the organisation at all times.
 

BUSES FOR PASSHOLDERS

From the hotels to the Kursaal Centre:

  • 8:15 HOTEL SAN SEBASTIN (Avda. Zumalakarregi, 20)
  • 8:17 HOTEL ARNZAZU (C/ Vitoria-Gasteiz, 1)
  • 8:20 HOTEL CODINA (Avda. Zumalakarregi, 21)
  • 8:25 HOTEL COSTA VASCA (Avda. Po Baroja, 10, at the regular city bus stop on the pavement opposite the hotel)
  • 8:30 HOTEL AMARA PLAZA (Pza. Po XII, at the Euskotren bus stop)
  • 8:45 KURSAAL CENTRE

Bus service Zinemaldia 2017 -DBUS

From Friday 21 to Saturday 29 September, DBUS will provide a special bus service for the ZINEMALDIA 2018.
Every day buses will run more frequently, and additional services will be available.
Furthermore, on Fridays 21 and 28 September, and Saturdays 22 and 29 September, "BHO" night buses will run to the different districts.

The services will be as follows:


Friday 21 Sept.
L5-Benta Berri: 23:00
L9-Egia-Intxaurrondo: 23:00 - 00:00
L13-Altza: 23:00 - 23:35 - 23:45 - 00:00* (*via Juan XXIII)
L25-Benta Berri-Aorga: 22:45* - 23:15 - 00:00* (*via Berio)
L26-Amara-Martutene: 22:45 - 23:30 - 00:00
L28-Amara-Ospitaleak: 23:15

B1-B2-B3-B4-B6: 1:00 2:00 3:00
B8-B9-B10: 0:30 1:30 2:30 L14-Bidebieta: 22:18 - 23:15* - 23:50* (*via Zubiaurre)
L16-Igeldo: 22:05
L18-Seminarioa: 22:15 - 23:00* - 23:45* (*via Sanserreka)
L19-Aiete-Bera Bera: 22:20 - 23:00 - 00:00
L23-Errondo-Puio: 22:00* (*from Urbieta 6) - 23:30


Saturday 22 Sept.
L5-Benta Berri: 23:00
L9-Egia-Intxaurrondo: 23:00 - 23:30* - 00:00* (*via Zubiaurre)
L13-Altza: 23:00 - 23:30 - 23:45 - 00:00
L25-Benta Berri-Aorga: 22:45* - 23:15 23:30 - 00:00* (*via Berio)
L26-Amara-Martutene: 23:00 - 23:30 - 00:00
L28-Amara-Ospitaleak: 23:15

B1-B2-B3-B4-B6: 0:30 1:00 1:30 2:00 2:30 3:00 3:30 4:00
B8-B9-B10: 0:15 0:45 1:15 1:45 2:15 2:45 3:15 3:45 L14-Bidebieta (via Zubiaurre): 22:45 - 23:15 - 23-30 - 23:50
L16-Igeldo: 23:05 - 00:00
L18-Seminarioa (via Sanserreka): 23:00 - 23:30

L19-Aiete-Bera Bera: 23:00 - 00:00
L23-Errondo-Puio: 23:15 - 23:45

Sunday 23 Sept.
L5-Benta Berri: 23:00
L9-Egia-Intxaurrondo: 23:00 - 00:00* (*via Zubiaurre)
L13-Altza: 23:00 - 23:35 - 00:00* (*via Juan XXIII)
L25-Benta Berri-Aorga (via Berio): 22:45 - 00:00
L26-Amara-Martutene: 22:45 - 00:00
L28-Amara-Ospitaleak: 23:15
L14-Bidebieta: 22:16
L16-Igeldo: 22:05
L18-Seminarioa: 22:15
L19-Aiete-Bera Bera: 22:20
L32-Puio-Errondo (from Urbieta 6): 22:00

24-27 Sept.
L5-Benta Berri: 23:00
L9-Egia-Intxaurrondo: 23:00 - 00:00
L13-Altza: 23:00 - 23:35 - 00:00* (*via Juan XXIII)
L25-Benta Berri-Aorga (via Berio): 22:45 -00:00
L26-Amara-Martutene: 22:45 - 00:00
L14-Bidebieta: 22:18
L16-Igeldo: 22:05
L18-Seminarioa: 22:15
L19-Aiete-Bera Bera: 22:20
L23-Errondo-Puio (from Urbieta 6): 22:00
L32-Puio-Errondo (from Urbieta 6): 22:15

Friday 28 Sept.
L5-Benta Berri: 23:00
L9-Egia-Intxaurrondo: 23:00 - 00:00
L13-Altza: 23:00 - 23:35 - 23:45 - 00:00* (*via Juan XXIII)
L25-Benta Berri-Aorga: 22:45* - 23:15 - 00:00* (*via Berio)
L26-Amara-Martutene: 22:45 - 23:30 - 00:00
L28-Amara-Ospitaleak: 23:15

B1-B2-B3-B4-B6: 1:00 2:00 3:00
B8-B9-B10: 0:30 1:30 2:30 L14-Bidebieta: 22:18 - 23:15* - 23:50* (*via Zubiaurre)
L16-Igeldo: 22:05
L18-Seminarioa: 22:15 - 23:00* - 23:45* (*via Sanserreka)
L19-Aiete-Bera Bera: 22:20 - 23:00 - 00:00
L23-Errondo-Puio: 22:00* (*from Urbieta 6) - 23:30

Saturday 29 Sept.
L5-Benta Berri: 23:00
L9-Egia-Intxaurrondo: 23:00 - 23:30* - 00:00* (*via Zubiaurre)
L13-Altza: 23:00 - 23:30 - 23:45 - 00:00
L25-Benta Berri-Aorga: 22:45* - 23:15 - 23:30 - 00:00* (*via Berio)
L26-Amara-Martutene: 23:00 - 23:30 - 00:00
L28-Amara-Ospitaleak: 23:15

B1-B2-B3-B4-B6: 0:30 1:00 1:30 2:00 2:30 3:00 3:30 4:00
B8-B9-B10: 0:15 0:45 1:15 1:45 2:15 2:45 3:15 3:45 L14-Bidebieta (via Zubiaurre): 22:45 - 23:15 23:30 - 23:50
L16-Igeldo: 23:05 - 00:00
L18-Seminarioa (via Sanserreka): 23:00 - 23:30
L19-Aiete-Bera Bera: 23:00 - 00:00
L23-Errondo-Puio: 23:15 - 23:45

 

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