How to purchase tickets
Filmgoers: For all fans and audience, you will be welcomed with plenty of exciting films and events. You can buy tickets on site or online.
Please go to: reg.pyiffestival.com/Ticket or follow the festival official WeChat account: PINGYAOIFF
How to purchase tickets online
A. On WeChat
1. Follow the festival official WeChat account: PINGYAOIFF.
2. Go to the tap, “Buy Tickets”, at the bottom of the page.
3. Find a screening through programs or dates, and purchase the ticket.
4. After the purchase, choose your seat.
5. You can keep purchasing for more tickets or go to “My Tickets” to look up the tickets you have already purchased.
B. On festival website
1. Please go to www.pyiffestival.com，register an account, and login.
2. Go to “Program” under “PYIFF2018” menu, and look up the films you want to watch.
3. Click “Buy Tickets”, and select your intended screening. Finalize your payment on-line.
4. You can keep purchasing for more tickets or go to “My Account” to look up the tickets you have already purchased.
Film Tickets: Admission to all film screenings are by film tickets only. Please follow the designated seat numbers.
- Regular Audience: Audience can purchase tickets through WeChat, festival website, or on site. Each audience can purchase a maximum of 5 tickets per screening at a time. You need to select your seat right after the purchase, or you will be assigned randomly. No return or refund will be allowed.
For all guests with festival badge: PYIFF will reserve limited amount of free tickets of all screenings. With your badge, you can pick up free ticket one day in advance of your intended screening at Tickets & Accreditation. Each badge is eligible for only one ticket per screening. The free tickets are limited and the pickup work under “first come first serve” rule.
1. Festival Pack - Platform (￥880) : including Opening Ceremony & Opening Film, Pingyao Night Ceremony & Pingyao Night Special Presentation, and all other films to be screened at the open cinema, Platform, in total 10 tickets.
2. Festival Pack - Retrospective (￥420) : The premieres of 10 Retrospective films.
3. Single ticket for single screening.
a. Opening Ceremony & Opening Film: ￥380
b. Pingyao Night & Pingyao Night Special Presentation: ￥280
c. Single Ticket: ￥60
d. Beneficial Ticket: ￥30
How to pick up tickets
1. Single ticket: You can pick up your ticket(s) with your QR confirmation code(s) on self-service machines at Tickets & Accreditation Center at Pingyao Festival Palace.
2. Festival Pack: You can pick up your purchase at “Festival Pack” window at Tickets & Accreditation Center at Pingyao Festival Palace.
Official Announcement About Protection
Against on Screen Capture and Piracy
Pingyao Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon International Film Festival (PYIFF) is dedicated to fighting against film piracy. The Festival would like to inform all our staffs and audiences that film piracy is an violation of filmmakers’ copyright, which will not be tolerated. To prevent piracy of film materials (print, DCP, digital files, etc.), PYIFF will carry out following measures:
1、 All materials, from the moment being received by PYIFF to their returns, will be stored under strict security conditions. The materials would be stored in safes placed in a specific security room. The accessibility of the premise and use of keys are severely restricted to authorized personnel.
2、 Festival staffs will keep comprehensive logs for all entries of the security room and every copy/transfer of the materials. Signatures are required each time for all staffs in contact with the materials.
3、 At the entrance of Pingyao Festival Palace and each screening rooms, PYIFF will place clear and visible notices, in both Chinese and English, that recording sound, taking pictures or filming are strictly prohibited during the screenings.
4、 Before each screening, a video reminder will be played to audiences, in both Chinese and English, that recording sound, taking pictures or filming are strictly prohibited during the screenings.
5、 During each screening, there will be festival staffs in minimum number of one supervising the theater and preventing all attempts of illegal recording. (More staffs may be placed in theaters with larger size) .
6、 People caught illegal recording will be warned and required to delete all pirated materials. Such behaviors will be announced on PYIFF’s public pages. The violators will be disqualified from holding all future festival passes.
7、 Once detecting intended piracy, PYIFF will immediately notify related producers, sales agents, and copyright owners.
8、 PYIFF will try its best to announce the support lender and copyright owners of the screening materials, in order to promote the awareness of copyright.
9、 PYIFF will inform all staffs the importance of copyright and does its best to fight against piracy.
10、 PYIFF is willing to take advice from the copyright owners when extra security procedures are requested.
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