Tickets, Events & Passes

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We’re delighted to be hosting the 11th edition of the festival as the UK begins to re-open, but we know that the world has changed, and we’re responsive to this. This year, we’re offering our largest range of tickets yet, with a mixture of Virtual, In Venue and Hybrid formats, so you can choose how and when you experience cinema. Whether you’re streaming for the whole family for one day, or attending the whole six days of the festival in York, we’ve got you covered.

What You Need to Know

  • You must purchase an ASFF 2021 festival pass in order to register for In Venue events including masterclasses, panel discussions and the VR Lab. All in venue sessions must be pre-booked. Your pass must be valid on the day of the event(s) for which you are registering.
  • You will need to create an account to purchase your pass. You will use this account to access our Virtual Platform.
  • In Venue passes are sold on a per-person basis; the specified person’s name will appear on their pass and must be presented at each venue. Virtual passes grant full-household access to our Virtual Platform, which is accessible through any smartphone, smart TV, tablet or device.
  • Masterclasses, panel discussions and most special events are included with your pass. Just make sure your pass is valid on the day of the event, and that it grants you access to the event location (In Venue or Virtual Platform).
  • In Venue events are included with Hybrid and In Venue passes.
    To attend masterclasses, panel discussions and some events in venue (between 2-7 November in York, UK), you must pre-book your seat in advance and your pass must be valid on the day of the event.
  • Virtual events are included with Hybrid and Virtual passes.
    You do not need to pre-book a place to live-stream masterclasses and events online. To watch live, your pass must be valid on the day of the event. Most content will then be available On Demand from the following day.
  • Once you have purchased your Hybrid or In Venue pass, follow the links below to register for:

Hybrid

2-7 November in York | 2-30 November Online

Once you have purchased your Hybrid pass, follow the links below to register for:
MasterclassesSpecial EventsVR PanelsFilmmaker PanelsVR Lab



Unlimited Access Pass
£150


The ultimate festival experience. You can attend across all six days in York with the opportunity to see as many films as possible. Your pass also gives access to as many Masterclasses, Panels and Sessions that you’d like to attend. You will also have full access to the Virtual Platform where you can catch up. Valid from 2-30 November. Unlimited digital pass + unlimited in person. You will need to create an account to buy your pass.

You must purchase an ASFF 2021 festival pass in order to register for In Venue events including masterclasses, panel discussions and the VR Lab. All in-person sessions must be pre-booked. Your pass must be valid on the day of the event(s) for which you are registering.



Two Day Pass + Unlimited Virtual
£115


Spend two days soaking up what the festival has to offer in person. You will receive access to all films, panels and sessions taking place on your selected days. Then you will be able to catch up on films and sessions from your home via our virtual platform: on your phone, tablet, computer or TV. In person valid for two days of your choice and virtual access from 2-30 November. You will need to create an account to buy your pass.

You must purchase an ASFF 2021 festival pass in order to register for In Venue events including masterclasses, panel discussions and the VR Lab. All in-person sessions must be pre-booked. Your pass must be valid on the day of the event(s) for which you are registering.



Day Tripper Pass + Unlimited Virtual
£50


Looking for a taste of ASFF in person but would like to log-on from home for the rest of the month? Or perhaps there’s a specific masterclass you’d like to see? The Day Tripper pass grants one full day in venue with access to all films and sessions. Our virtual platform offers films, industry events and recorded discussions. Valid for one day in person and from 2-30 November online. You will need to create an account to buy your pass.

You must purchase an ASFF 2021 festival pass in order to register for In Venue events including masterclasses, panel discussions and the VR Lab. All in-person sessions must be pre-booked. Your pass must be valid on the day of the event(s) for which you are registering.

 


In Venue

2-7 November in York

Once you have purchased your In Venue pass, follow the links below to register for:
MasterclassesSpecial EventsVR PanelsFilmmaker PanelsVR Lab



Unlimited Film Fan Pass
£75


Get yourself ready for a film extravaganza! You will have access to all the films across every venue as well as access to any masterclass, event or panel discussion taking place In Venue. This is your chance to fully embrace the festival and spend as much time as you’d like in front of the big screen. Ticket is valid in venues only from 2-7 November. Does not include any digital access. You will need to create an account to purchase your pass.

You must purchase an ASFF 2021 festival pass in order to register for In Venue events including masterclasses, panel discussions and the VR Lab. All in-person sessions must be pre-booked. Your pass must be valid on the day of the event(s) for which you are registering.

 



Two Day Screening Pass
£40


You have the freedom to choose two days that suit you to attend the festival. On these two days you will have unlimited access to all venues, screenings and masterclasses. This is your chance to engage with the festival at your own pace and dive into film for 48 hours. Ticket is valid in venues only from 2-7 November for two days of your choice. Does not include digital access. You will need to create an account to buy your pass.

You must purchase an ASFF 2021 festival pass in order to register for In Venue events including masterclasses, panel discussions and the VR Lab. All in-person sessions must be pre-booked. Your pass must be valid on the day of the event(s) for which you are registering.



One Day Screening Pass
£25


Short on time but love independent film? Here is your opportunity to experience as much as you can in one day. You will have access to the venues from 9am until 11pm and you can see as much as you like within that time scale. You will also be able to attend any sessions and panels on your selected day. Ticket is valid for one day within 2-7 November. Does not include digital access. You will need to create an account to buy your pass.

You must purchase an ASFF 2021 festival pass in order to register for In Venue events including masterclasses, panel discussions and the VR Lab. All in-person sessions must be pre-booked. Your pass must be valid on the day of the event(s) for which you are registering.


Virtual

2-30 November Online



Unlimited Access Pass
£75


Unlimited means unlimited. This all-inclusive pass grants the holder complete freedom within the virtual platform from 2 – 30 November, including film screenings, all live industry events and the Industry Marketplace. You can tune in every day for a month and celebrate creative talent in your home. The platform works across all devices. Valid from 2-30 November. Online only. You will need to create an account to purchase your pass.



Festival Week Pass
£50


Looking for a virtual festival experience? The Festival Week pass allows instant online access to daily film screenings, live industry events, the Industry Marketplace, 360 cinema and video library. Enjoy a full seven days of access to the festival, as if you were there in person. Log on to live events as they happen and enjoy a week of film. Valid for 7 days from first log-in. Online only. You will need to create an account to buy a pass.



24-Hour Pass
£25


Log-on and access as many films as you can watch in one 24-hour time period. You will also have access to live streams if you activate your pass within the live dates of the festival, as well as content On Demand. You can use this as an opportunity to engage with some of the best new talent and visual storytelling. Valid for 24 hours from first log-in. Online only. You will need to create an account to purchase your pass.


Terms and Conditions

You must book your tickets in advance to attend any masterclasses in person. Masterclasses in venue are only included with the in person tickets and the hybrid passes. Virtual tickets include access to everything On Demand and Live Streamed during the live festival dates. Tickets are not transferable and cannot be shared or re-sold. Pre-booked seating is required at some venues where capacities are smaller. For further details, click here.