Volunteer Orientation (Portland Film Festival) & Festival Events Info. Session

Meet us for snacks and beverages at our NEW festival headquarters! We will be discussing the many events we are hosting and volunteer opportunities.

Come learn about VOLUNTEER BENEFITS:

– free passes to screenings 

– free entrance to parties and networking events 

– free t-shirt 

– great networking for professional or aspiring filmmakers 

– new friendships 

– resume and portfolio building

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.


Hospitality for Filmmaker’s Lounge

Merchandise sales at Headquarters

Tickets/Passes sales

Info. desk volunteers


Hosts for films

Photography & Videography

Thanks for taking the time to read this—See you Thursday! 

Can’t make the event? Email jobs you are interested in to: volunteer@portlandfilmfestival.com

Discover the Oregon Swallowtail at the Portland Film Festival presented by Comcast in Portland, Oregon

Celebrate with Us: The Oregon Swallowtail Takes Flight at the Portland Film Festival, presented by Comcast October 16-20, 2024

This year, from October 16-20, 2024, the Portland Film Festival, presented by Comcast, is proud to celebrate the beauty and transformation symbolized by the Oregon Swallowtail. With its vibrant yellow and black wings, this local butterfly reflects the spirit of our city and the art of cinema—constantly evolving and captivating.