Accredited Guest / Delegate On-the-Ground

If you are planning to attend your festival screening, please keep in mind the following guidelines:

  • Contact as soon as possible so that they can coordinate your Q&A and PR engagements.
  • Arrive at the theater at least 30 minutes prior to your screening to check-in with the press team and get your photo taken for HIFF PR.

Each feature film will receive two complimentary badges and shorts receive one. The badge provides you entrance to HIFF venues as well as access to special delegate perks. If you are traveling to Honolulu and we arranged your hotel, your badge will be waiting for you there. Otherwise, you can pick up your badge at the HIFF 37 Hospitality Lounge:

Regal Dole Cannery Stadium 18 & IMAX Foyer
735 Iwilei Road
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
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Weekdays:  2 PM - 9 PM (except Friday, November 10th)

Weekends & Friday, November 10th (Veteran’s Day): 10 AM - 9 PM 

Each badge holder associated with your film can request 10 tickets for features and 5 tickets for short films (total across all screenings), but they can be divided however you like. Subject to availability.

These filmmaker tickets can only be ordered by emailing your request at least one week in advance of your screening to Please specify how you want the tickets divided between screenings. They will be held at the HIFF Box Office for pick-up under your name.

For additional tickets, email us at and we can offer you a discount code to purchase tickets at the HIFF Member price ($10). You can use this code when ordering tickets online.
Remember – Even YOU will need a ticket for your own film if you’ll be taking a seat during the show. If you are entering only to do an introduction or Q&A, without taking a seat, then you don’t need to reserve a ticket for yourself.

If you have any questions regarding tickets, the accreditation process or any other Festival information, please feel free to contact the Guest Services team at

Parties, galas and receptions are by invitation only. You may receive invitations to additional events throughout the Festival, but please check in with the Guest Services team for the latest information.

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