Buy Tickets & Passes

Festival Tickets and Passes are now available to buy online.

To enjoy Encounters 2017 – you can either buy Single Tickets for film screenings and events, or Buy a Festival Pass. This year, in addition to our standard Full Festival Pass and Day Passes from Weds-Fri, we also introduce a Deaf Showcase Pass which allows access to the Deaf shorts activity taking place on Saturday.

View the online Programme here. For a calendar of the Programme, view here.

Note, check the website regularly as new events will be added until the Festival begins.

Buy Single Event Tickets

Individual tickets are now available to buy online for events and screenings. See the online Programme to buy your tickets.

Buy a Festival Pass

For filmmakers and Industry professionals, a Festival pass is the easiest way to gain access to the Industry events taking place at Encounters 2017. Buy your passes here.

The following passes are available for 2017:

Full Festival Pass – Entitles you to book a free ticket for all daytime screenings, competition screenings and events Weds – Fri of the Festival, subject to availability. Buy here.

Deaf Showcase Pass – Entitles you to book a free ticket for all Deaf shorts activity on Saturday of the Festival, subject to availability. Buy here.

Day Pass Wed / Thurs / Fri – Entitles you to book a free ticket for all daytime screenings, competition screenings and events Weds – Fri of the Festival, subject to availability. Buy here.

IF YOU ARE A FESTIVAL PASS HOLDER YOU CAN BOOK YOUR TICKETS FOR INDIVIDUAL EVENTS FROM 9AM ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT BY LOGGING IN HERE.