Online registration of delegates for the 18th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) started on Monday. The registration can be done at the site — www.iffk.in. This year’s festival will be held from December 6 to 13 at various theatres in the capital city.
The number of delegate passes has been fixed as 7,000. Normal delegate passes is priced at Rs.400. Students can secure a pass for Rs.200 on furnishing identification issued by their educational institutions. Delegates can either make the payment online at the time of registration using a credit card/debit card or register online and make payment at designated State Bank of Travancore branches across the country. The list of branches will be made available while registering.
Registration will be considered complete only after payment is made.
The registration and payment will be on a first come first served basis and can be done till 5 p.m. on November 15.
Persons from outside India may book online during the stipulated period but can make payments at the Bakery Junction branch of the State Bank of Travancore between December 1 and 5.
Delegate cards can be collected from November 26 to December 1 from the same SBT branch where payment has been made. Those making online payment should choose the bank branch from which the cards will be collected.
Cards that are not collected from the branch will be available at the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy office, Sasthamangalam, on December 3 and 4 between 10 a.m. and 5.30 p.m. For persons registering from outside Kerala but within India, option of postal delivery or collection at the Jagathy branch of the SBT will be available on December 6 and 7 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Cards not collected during this period from either SBT branch or the academy office will be considered as cancelled. No passes will be issued other than during this stipulated period.
The delegate card is strictly non-transferable and only persons above 18 years of age can apply for student or delegate pass. The pass allows entry to all screenings as specified and to the opening and closing ceremony of the IFFK.
Delegate passes have been fixed at 7,000, priced at Rs.400 each.