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Festival registration

Registration is free of charge and offers access to all Festival features as well as options to interact with speakers and other participants, including:
● film programme,
● archive of recorded lectures for 3 months after the end of the festival,
● possibility to comment the lectures and ask questions
● participation in festival workshops and mentoring sessions
● DC CONNECTS tab.

Registration starts with a click in the upper right-hand corner of the screen. The two-stage process includes
1) creating an account directly on our website or through an existing Facebook, Google or LinkedIn account;
2) adding supplementary information related to participant’s interests, objectives and professional affiliations.

In case of questions and concerns, please let us know: [email protected].
Technical support is available from 10.00 to 20.00 during the entire festival.

Festival program

The following event categories will help participants navigate the Festival programme:
● Panel
● Workshops
● Best of Poland
● Audio programme
● Film programme
● Performance
● DC Connects

You will need Zoom to fully participate at some of the events.
To download the app, click here.

The buttons next to each festival event help users access the event, sign up for a mentoring session or a workshop.
Take a look at SAVE THE DATE button which will send an e-mail reminder before it takes place.

Select your time zone!

As the festival brings together participants from around the world, we have added the time zone selection feature that will be available in the left part of the Programme tab, right under the event categories listing.

Please remember to set your time zone so that you see the events’ times correctly displayed on the website!

What is the language of the Festival?

The festival will be held in English or Polish (depending on the language of the instructor).
In the case of events conducted in Polish, simultaneous translation into English will be available.

How do I ask questions in the course of a session?

All events will be streamed on the digitalcultures.pl website in programme, in Facebook event and on YouTube channel of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute.
Linki do Zooma będą publikowane w zakładce Programme
Zoom links will be published in the Programme, at the start time of the event.

For events held on Zoom, participants will be able to type their questions into the chat box.
Additionally, some sessions will allow for questions to be asked in person through Zoom’s “raise hand” feature. The host of a given session will be moderating the questions.

To fully participate in festival lectures and discussions, you must register on the festival website and download the Zoom video conference program.
To download the app, click here.
We do not recommend using the browser version.

How can I be sure that my internet connection is strong enough to watch the live stream in a good quality?

To receive the transmission in fullHD, stable internet speed of at least 5Mbps is required.
It is worth remembering that the browser has no influence on the transmission quality.

You can check your internet speed here: www.speedtest.net.

I missed the event that interested me

As in previous years, all lectures, discussions and presentations in Best of Poland category will be recorded and uploaded to WATCH AGAIN subpage.
After the festival ends, they will be also shared on Adam Mickiewicz Institute’s YouTube channel.

As every year, lectures, discussions and Best of Poland will be recorded.
Some of them will be available on Adam Mickiewicz Institute's YouTube channel, after the festival.

Registered users can count on faster access to the materials.
After 48 hours from the date of the event, we will place them on the REWATCH subpage. All recordings will be available there for the next 3 months!

How can I communicate with other Festival participants?

The DC CONNECTS tab enables you to contact other festival goers and is only available to participants who completed the final part of the registration questionnaire and agreed to share their data with other users.

Using filters you can search for people you are interested in.

Film programme

Each film will be available for streaming for two days after it's publication on the Festival website.
Most of the films will be hosted on Ninateka and made available to audiences worldwide.

The only film available exclusively to the Polish viewers will be Year of the Robot, while the film Fat Kathy will be available to accredited viewers only.

Professor Hamler, Where Are You, Louise?, Roly Poly and The Governor will be available worldwide, except South and North Americas.

Audio programme

The Audio Programme episodes will be released in instalments during the Festival, and will be available with no time limits.

Workshops

Festival participants will be able to attend remote workshop sessions organised by artists and curators.

Individual application forms are available in Programme.

It is required to:
● register and log in to the festival website
● once logged to the website, fill the google form application by clicking Apply button
Application will be accepted until October 10, 2020.
The festival curators will review all applications and deliver the invitation to the workshop participants via e-mail on October 12th, 2020.

Due to high interest we cannot guarantee a workshop spot to everyone. The organisers will determine who participates in the workshops on the basis of information included in the registration forms.

Registration for the workshops is mandatory. Participation is free of charge.

Technical support

In case of problems with registration via email, we suggest linking the Digital Cultures website to your Facebook, Google or LinkedIn account.

Please note that you will need to download Zoom to fully participate in most festival events.
To download the app, click here.
We do not recommend using the browser version.

If you're still having difficulties, please let us know and write to us about it: [email protected].
Technical support is available from 10.00 to 20.00 during the entire festival.
We will reply as soon as possible!