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Industry Information

Thank you for your participation in the 35th Annual Virginia Film Festival! You will find information on when and where to pick up your Industry Badge below.

Industry Badge Pick-Up

You can pick up your Industry Badge at the Filmmakers & Sponsors Lounge, located in The Whiskey Jar on the Charlottesville Downtown Mall at 227 W. Main Street, across from the Omni.

The Lounge is open Thurs, Nov 3 through Sat, Nov 5 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM each day. Please note that the Whiskey Jar is not open on Sunday.

Badge Benefits & Tickets to VAFF Events

Industry Badge Benefits and Tickets to Screenings

Your Industry Badge grants you access to our Filmmakers & Sponsors Lounge at The Whiskey Jar, where refreshments and information on the VAFF are available at any time during the hours of operation, listed above.

Your Industry Badge can also be presented at our box offices to redeem one complimentary ticket to all film screenings, pending availability, as well as a complimentary ticket to both the Opening Night Gala and Late Night Wrap Party. Our box office locations and hours can be found on our Tickets page.

We encourage you to visit the box office and select your tickets soon after your arrival in Charlottesville. Note: You do not need a ticket to any screenings or events in which you are participating, but your guests do.



VAFF Program
To learn more about the complete 2022 Festival Program of screenings and events, visit our schedule and films A-Z listing.

For more information about addresses or parking at any of our venues, visit our venues & parking page.

Accessibility and Accommodations
The Virginia Film Festival and the University of Virginia are committed to equal opportunity for persons with disabilities. All of our venues are accessible via ramp or elevators, offer wheelchair areas for viewing performances, and have accessible restrooms. For more information, visit our accessibility page.

Explore Charlottesville
We encourage you to explore beautfiul Charlottesville and Albemarle while you are in town for our Festival.  Visitcharlottesville.org offers resources to help you explore places to stay, restaurants to dine at, tips on how to get around, and much more!


If you have any questions, please contact Kat Vivaldi, Guest Services Coordinator, at vaffguestservices@virgina.edu. We look forward to seeing you at the Festival!