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COVID SAFE EVENT FAQ's

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WHAT IS CAPRICORN FILM FESTIVAL DOING TO ENSURE THE 2020 FESTIVAL IS A COVID SAFE EVENT?

The festival team are taking every step and precaution to ensure #capfilmfest2021 is as safe as possible for all attendees, staff and volunteers. The 2021 Capricorn Film Festival is operating under the industry-standard COVID Safe Event Checklist provided by the Queensland Government. This checklist can be viewed by contacting the festival team via email or phone.

WHAT WILL BE DIFFERENT ABOUT THE FESTIVAL DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS?

It has been decided that the #capfilmfest2021 will cancel all outdoor screenings and restrict all indoor screenings to 1/3 of total capacity.

WHAT DO THE COVID SAFE PRECAUTIONS MEAN FOR MY FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE?

 

To help us make the event as safe as possible it is encouraged that tickets are pre-purchased online prior to the screenings and other activities so as to minimise queuing and in-person contact. It is also recommended you allow extra time prior to event start time to allow for contact tracing and screening protocol. Furthermore, if you are feeling unwell or are displaying any symptoms please do not attend any festival events.

WILL THERE BE CASH OPTIONS FOR BUYING TICKETS AT THE DOOR OR FOOD AT THE BAR?

As of September 2020, we will be using a cashless system at the event. This will include the bar and cafe. the following cards will be acceptedEftpos chip cards, EMV chip cards, NFC cards and Smart Phone's with credit cards, Apple Pay,  Google Pay, & Samsung Pay.

I AM UNABLE OR DO NOT WISH TO ATTEND THE FESTIVAL IN JANUARY. CAN I GET A REFUND?

If you purchase a Festival Pass and are unable or don’t wish to attend in January, you can request a full refund which will be provided net of booking and processing fees. By retaining your ticket you’d be providing welcome support to the Australian film and television industry during a challenging time.

I HAVE BOUGHT A TICKET OFF SOMEONE ELSE. IF I REQUEST A REFUND WOULD THE ORIGINAL TICKET OWNER GET IT, OR WOULD I?

The ticket will be refunded to the person who purchased the ticket via the Capricorn Film Festival website or facebook page. If you have purchased your ticket off someone, you will be required to arrange a refund through the original ticket purchaser.

WHAT MEASURES WILL YOU PUT IN PLACE TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE?

We will follow the advice of the Australian Government and health authorities to implement any health and safety measures to ensure the safety of our patrons. We will release further information about our plans when it is available.

WHAT DO I NEED TO DO AS AN ATTENDEE TO ENSURE THE EVENT IS SAFE FOR EVERYONE?

Aligning with current QLD Government regulations mask usage is not required. However, all other hygiene and social distancing protocol are to be strictly adhered to. Hygiene stations will be present at all festival entrances. As a festival patron, it is required that direction from volunteers and staff be complied with for the safety of all in attendance. Please be conscious of other attendees and staff particularly in queues.

 

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I AM FEELING UNWELL OR HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH A CONFIRMED CASE?

If you have any symptoms or have any indication you may have been in contact with a COVID case please do not attend any festival events. For ticketing concerns regarding this please contact our ticketing team accounts@capricornfilmfestival.com for assistance.

 

I have further questions regarding the festival and the COVID Safe plan.

Send any further questions to accounts@capricornfilmfestival.com

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