Volunteer

JOIN THE FESTIVAL TEAM AS A VOLUNTEER OR INTERN

 
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VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers are undoubtedly the foundation of the Los Angeles Film Festival. With over 200 screenings and events held over 9 days, the Festival would not be able to function without Volunteers holding a variety of pivotal roles.

Not only do Volunteers work behind the scenes, they are also at the forefront of the Festival, ensuring that our filmmakers and guests have a truly enjoyable experience. Whether it’s working in theater operations, answering ticketing questions or setting up Q&A panel discussions, Volunteers help bring this world-class cinematic event to life.

Volunteers must sign up to work a minimum of 20 hours during the Festival and need to attend one mandatory training session.
 
Now accepting volunteer applications for the 2015 Festival
 
To register, please click the link above, or visit www.shiftboard.com/filmindependent.

For up-to-the minute reports on all things LA Film Fest, including Volunteer registration, follow us on Twitter @LAFilmFest or at Facebook.com/LAFilmFest.

 

INTERNS

Los Angeles Film Festival interns work 10-20 hours a week assisting with the preparations leading up to the Festival. Ideally, interns will work with a department that best matches their career objectives.

To apply for a Los Angeles Film Festival internship, please email internjobs@filmindependent.org with the following subject line:

LAFF Intern: [FIRST NAME] [LAST NAME]
(e.g. LAFF Intern: JENNIFER LAWRENCE)

Please include your contact information, your resume and cover letter, and a list of the top 3-5 departments with which you are interested in interning.

Los Angeles Film Festival Departments

- Artist Development
- Sponsorship
- Filmmaker Relations
- Ticketing
- Theater Operations
- Film Education
- Institutional Giving
- Membership
- Events
- Marketing
- Social Media
- Website
- Publicity
- Video Coverage
- Production
- Technical (Audio/Visual)
- Volunteer

Internship commitments range from several months to several weeks in length. Candidates may be contacted as early as March and as late as June, based on departmental needs.

Due to the large volume of submissions, you will only be contacted if your qualifications meet the requirements of the individual departments.