Volunteer for the Portland Film Festival (NW Portland)

Meet us for snacks and beverages and find out about the 2016 Portland Film Festival (August 29th to September 5th). We will be discussing the many events we are hosting and volunteer opportunities both before and during the festival.

Come learn about VOLUNTEER BENEFITS:

• free passes to screenings

• free entrance to parties and networking events

• free PDXFF16 film festival t-shirt

• great networking for professional or aspiring filmmakers

• new friendships

• resume and portfolio building

Volunteer Opportunities:
Many hands make light work: we’ve broken projects down into clearly defined, manageable tasks so no one gets overloaded. Bring a pal! Whether you want to work before or during the festival, we can use your help.

Before the festival we need:

Social media, PR, writing, editing support

Graphic designers, web developers

Fundraising, advertising sales

Event & party planning

Volunteer recruitment and street team

Merchandise team

‘Put a bird on it’ team

Film traffic and programming support

Ticket, pass sales and partnership development

Homestay reviewers and planners

During the festival we need:

Hospitality for Filmmaker’s Lounge

Merchandise sales at Headquarters

Tickets/Pass sales

Info. desk volunteers


Hosts for films

Photography & Videography

About Portland Film Festival:

Portland Film Festival is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to nurturing filmmakers and audiences, and to celebrating the power of a good story.  The festival focuses on the people, ideas, technology, skills, and artistry behind filmmaking and provides both entertaining and educational opportunities to the public.

Contact us:

Thanks for taking the time to read this—See you Monday! Can’t make the event? Email jobs you are interested in to: april@portlandfilm.org

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