2021

Media & Industry Credentials


Request Industry Pass

All requests for industry passes must be submitted online using this form. The cost of an Industry Pass this year is $400.

Please note the following policies:

  • Please give us 2-3 days to approve your request.
  • Industry credentials will be granted on a case-by-case basis and submitting the form does not guarantee access to purchasing a pass.

Activating Your Industry Pass

If you are approved, a confirmation and information regarding purchasing a pass will be sent to you by email. Once you purchase your pass you will have access to all films that screened during the 2021 BlackStar Film Festival online for an extended period of time.


Request Press Pass

All requests for media credentials must be submitted online using this form or via email with full contact information including media source to: blackstar@culturalcounsel.com

Please note the following policies:

  • Credential requests must be submitted by Aug 2 at 5 pm to receive advance consideration.
  • Media credentials will be granted to media personnel on assignment to cover BlackStar events for online and print publications, cable networks and/or radio and television stations. If you are accepted to receive credentials, you will be notified by email with further instructions.

Activating Your Press Pass

If you are approved to cover BlackStar, a confirmation and detailed information regarding your press credentials will be sent to you by email along with instructions for online registration. Once you activate your account you will have access to all films playing online during the 2021 BlackStar Film Festival for an extended period of time, as well as in-person events in Philadelphia. Further information will be sent with confirmed press credentials.