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Dubai Film Market Accreditation
Tiers and Benefits Register Now
The Dubai Film Market is the business and trade hub of the festival and the world’s leading industry platform for Arab cinema, making it a must-attend annual event for industry professionals.

Accreditation for the Dubai Film Market is solely reserved for film industry professionals.

Tiers and benefits



Market (+)


Fee 350 AED 750 AED Free
Late Fee (Starting December 6th) 400 AED 800 AED Free
Tickets Per Day
(1 ticket per screening subject to availability)
4 4 4
Priority Access to tickets
(2 days advance selection)
Access to DFM Exhibition Stands
Access to the Forum
Daily Networking Sessions
Access to Cinetech    
Access to Dubai Film Connection Projects    
Happy Hour Networking Sessions 300 AED (Optional) 300 AED (Optional)  



Film and TV professionals are eligible to the Market accreditation, professions include

Market (+)

Film and TV professionals on the business/cultural side of filmmaking, professions include
Actor/Actress, Animation, Art Director, Assistant Camera, Assistant Director, Broadcaster Acquisitions, Broadcaster Management, Casting Director, Color Correction, Costume Designer, Director, Director of Photography, Distributer, Digital Image Technician (DIT ), Editor, Executive Producer, Exhibitor, Film Club, Film Commission, Film Festival, Film Financing & Funding, Film Library/Archive, Film Programmer, Gaffer, Key Grip, Line Producer, Location Manager, Makeup Artist, Media Lawyer, Music Composer, Producer, Production Designer, Production Manager, Production Services, Sales Agent, Screenwriter, Script Doctor, Script Supervisor, Sound Designer, Sound Engineer, Sound Mixing & Mastering, TV Presenter, Talent Agent, Training & Education, Visual Effects & Compositing Acquisition (Film/TV), Broadcaster, Distributor, Exhibitor, Film Commission, Film Festival, Film Financing & Funding, Film Marketing/PR, Film Training, Publishers, Sales agent, Senior Producer

Why attend The Dubai Film Market?

  • DFM attracts more than 4,000 influential delegates from 62 countries.
  • The ultimate destination for the sales and acquisitions of Arab films and TV content.
  • Comprises of a range of initiatives, services and partnerships that connect Arab and international film industry professionals with the view to facilitating business collaborations.
  • Features a comprehensive programme of Forum sessions consisting of panel discussions, networking sessions and master classes from the industry’s global thought leaders, decision makers and experts.
  • Delegates can view the widest range of the latest Arab and independent international films in the Cinetech, a state-of-the-art digital sales and acquisitions platform..
  • Access to exhibition stands which present excellent opportunities to interact with industry leaders, showcase products and network with major players in the region and beyond.
  • Access to the Dubai Film Connection; DFM co-production market, which showcases the best Arab film projects in development each year.


  • In order for your online application to be considered it must be fully completed with requested documentation attached and fees paid in full.
  • Any request for accreditation made after December 5th or at the DIFF Headquarters, Madinat Jumeirah during the festival will require 48 hours for processing with an additional 50 AED Late Registration fee. There will be NO immediate or same day accreditations issued.
  • DIFF may assign a different tier than requested based on the professions eligibility listed on the website.
  • DIFF may accept or turn down an application for accreditation at its sole discretion.
  • Accreditation is strictly personal and non-transferable. Each participant may request only one accreditation for a single professional category.
  • Accreditation does not include access to Opening Night, Closing night or Muhr Awards Ceremony.
  • Dubai Film Market accreditation provides you with the opportunity of appearing on the Dubai Film Market Online Guide. By accepting this option during your online registration, you enable us to include your professional information in the guide.
  • Incomplete records, or registrations made after December 1st may not be included in the online guide.
  • Dubai Film Market accreditation is valid for the duration of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF); the badge must be clearly displayed and shown upon request to personnel in all areas of the festival.
  • Accreditation may be collected on presentation of your confirmation email at the Registration Office located within the DIFF Headquarters. The exact address, dates, and opening hours of the office will be provided in the email confirming your accreditation.
  • Badges remain the property of DIFF and must be surrendered upon request.
  • If you encounter any difficulties in completing your online registration form, please kindly contact Accreditation

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