American Express® Offers

Film Awards seats, tables and Festival passes available August 25, 2021 when purchasing with an eligible American Express Card.  Order online or call 760.969.7533 9am-5pm PST.

Advance Film Awards, Festival Passes, & ticket sales1

Film Awards seats, tables and Festival passes available August 25, 2021.

Festival tickets available for purchase beginning December 2021.

Limited Availabilty

1Terms and conditions

  • During the specified sales period, tickets are available exclusively to all American Express Card Members (including Prepaid and International Cards). Tickets must be purchased with an American Express Card (including Prepaid and International Cards). Standard service charges apply. Offer is subject to availability. Not all seats are available and blackout dates apply. All sales final. No refunds. No exchanges. Offer may be changed or revoked at any time at the sole discretion of American Express. Some events may not be accessible to Card Members with disabilities.  Must be 21 years of age to consume alcoholic beverages and attend designated Festival events.
  • In accordance with local CDC guidance, guests and event staff will be required to show proof of vaccination to attend the Palm Springs International Film Awards. For guests who are not vaccinated, COVID-19 testing will be requiredMore details will be provided at a later date regarding COVID-19 protocol, testing and procedures.
  • By attending Palm Springs Film Society events, attendee agrees to abide by the Terms and Conditions
  • The PSIFS reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason. We enforce this policy to ensure a secure, professional, and convenient environment for all of our customers.

American Express Festival Pass2 | $2500

Card Members are eligible to purchase an American Express Festival Pass, inclusive of:

  • Skip-the-line access into theaters for all film screenings (once seating has begun)
  • Priority seating at all festival film screenings up to 15 minutes before showtime (seating after this time is not guaranteed)
  • Private American Express lounge and ticket office opening the starting day of the Festival
  • Designated Festival host to help with film selection, festival navigation and preparation
  • Designated seating access at the Opening Night screening, Closing Night screening, regular film screenings, and special presentations
  • Walk the red carpet at the Opening Night screening, Closing Night Screening, and special presentations
  • Entrance to Festival parties and receptions*

*Does not include access to the Film Awards or after-party

Questions regarding the American Express Festival Pass may be directed to the PSIFF American Express Festival Host | email

Limited Availability

2TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Transportation and accommodation costs are additional unless otherwise stated. The price indicated covers event costs only. All sales are final and non-refundable, and resale is prohibited. Payment must be made using an eligible American Express Card. Details and prices are subject to change. Packages are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Availability is limited. Must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages. Please drink responsibly.  Some events may not be accessible to Card Members with disabilities.  
  • In accordance with local CDC guidance, guests and event staff will be required to show proof of vaccination to attend the Palm Springs International Film Awards. For guests who are not vaccinated, COVID-19 testing will be requiredMore details will be provided at a later date regarding COVID-19 protocol, testing and procedures.
  • Designated reserved seating at film screenings, special presentations, and talking pictures available up to 10 minutes before showtime (seating after this time is not guaranteed).
  • Reservations required for Opening and Closing Night screenings
  • American Express passholders must wear their pass at all times.  Access to the above mentioned benefits will not be granted without the required pass
  • By attending Palm Springs Film Society events, attendee agrees to abide by the Terms and Conditions
  • The PSIFS reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason. We enforce this policy to ensure a secure, professional, and convenient environment for all of our customers.

American Express By Invitation Only® Gala Event

This experience is exclusively for American Express Platinum Card® and Centurion® Members. To purchase: Call the number on the back of your card and use your eligible American Express Card.

For further information and to purchase, CLICK HERE

Terms and conditions apply

This by invitation only event includes

Day 1 - January 6, 2022 | Film Awards Gala
Cocktails 5pm | Dinner & Awards Show 6pm | After party follows Film Awards

  • VIP Access to the Palm Springs International Film Festival - Film Awards Gala Dinner & Awards Show at the Palm Springs Convention Center
  • Red Carpet Walk at Film Awards Gala 
  • Cocktail Reception Access at Film Awards Gala
  • Transportation to/from Parker Palm Springs to the Red Carpet
  • PSIFF Film Awards Gala After Party VIP access at the Parker Palm Springs
  • Exclusive After Party American Express® Vip Lounge with private seating and full bar
  • Designated VIP entrance and access into both the American Express® VIP Lounge and the Film Awards VIP After Party
  • Access to book a room at the Parker Palm Springs - based on availability       

Day 2 - January 7, 2022 | Variety Brunch | Private Screening

  • Variety Brunch invitation
  • Access to this non-public, industy only event, at the Parker Palm Springs
  • Open seating at the event upon entrance
  • Advanced private film screening and discussion with filmmaker

Festival Events & Ticket presale

American Express Card Member presale access to Festival events and screening tickets will be available in December. Dates to be announced soon. Purchases may be made online or on the phone by calling 800.898.7256 or 760.778.8979

Film Festival 2022