Apply for a festival accreditation


Everyone professionally active in film related activities, journalists, film critics, festival programmers, sales agents can request an accreditation for the festival. Please fill in the form referenced below.

When accepted, an accreditation gives you access to all screenings at the festival, as long as there are tickets available.

Apply for festival accreditation

Location and getting there


The festival center, accreditation office and all the screening venues are at Arts Center STUK, Naamsestraat 96, Leuven. 

By air

Leuven is easy to reach by car, bus, train and plane. If you arrive by plane, you preferably fly to Brussels International Airport (Zaventem). There is a direct train connection between Brussels International Airport and Leuven (15 minutes).

You can also choose Brussels South (Charleroi), but -contrary to what you might think- this airport is 60 km away from Brussels and 80 km from Leuven. In case you arrive in Charleroi; take the train to Brussels and a connecting train from Brussels to Leuven.

By train

By train Leuven is only 20 minutes from Brussels, 40 minutes from Antwerp, 50 minutes from Liège, 90 minutes from the Belgian coast and at 2 to 3 hours from cities like Düsseldorf, Paris, Amsterdam, Calais, …

By car

If you come by car: Leuven is situated at the junction of two major motorways: E40 and E314. In Leuven the buses of the public transport company De Lijn will swiftly take you anywhere in the city.

Staying over



>>Hotel New Damshire 
Schapenstraat 1, 3000 Leuven


Find a hotel, B&B or Hostel and book directly via the official site of the city of Leuven


>> Sightseeing in Leuven
>> Tips from locals
>> Shopping tips

Leuven has one of the oldest universities in Europe, founded in 1425. Probably the reason why it is home to the "longest bar in Europe" aka the longest series of connecting cafes.