Volunteer Fair for the Portland Film Festival (NW Portland)

Meet us for snacks and beverages and find out about the 2017 Portland Film Festival (October 30th to November 5th). The schedule is out and you’ll get a chance to see it first!! 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 PDXFF17 film festival t-shirt

• great networking for professional or aspiring filmmakers

• new friendships

• resume and portfolio building (many volunteers found work and jobs at last year’s festival)

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.

The schedule was just released!! Sign up before all the shifts are gone!!
Check it out online at portlandfilm.org!!

During the festival we need:

Help with setup and take down of events

Merchandise sales at Headquarters

Tickets/pass sales

Info. desk volunteers

Transportation/Drivers

Hosts for films

Photography & Videography

Ushers and workshop volunteers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJ8qWIkrs60

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 on the 18th! Can’t make the event? Email jobs you are interested in to: [email protected]

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LIMITED TIME!! EARLY-BIRD DEADLINE on February 28th—Submit Your Film To The 2018 Portland Film Festival!

2018 Portland Film Festival

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Why I Volunteer—meet Joe.

Meet Joe. He’s a Gyro or Rueben sandwich who loves the Academy Theater. He’s one of the many volunteers that help produce the Portland Film Festival. This year with the support of Comcast, we are highlighting volunteer stories leading up to the 2017 edition from October 30th to November 5th.

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2017 Portland Film Festival Announces Line-Up

2017 Portland Film Festival

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Volunteer at the 2017 Portland Film Festival

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GET A FREE TICKET TO SEE STAR WARS!

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WHY I VOLUNTEER: Meet Darin

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