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Volunteer Faire 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 (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.

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

Transportation/Drivers

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.


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  • Brenda I.

    I missed this faire, will there be another meet up before the festival? I still want to volunteer!

    June 11

  • Paul W.

    Hey There are some events coming up for the portland film festival.

    June 3

  • Chase H.

    Sorry I have to work but am still interested in helping

    May 19

  • Anna

    Hoping there will be other opportunities -- can't make it to this meeting. Have fun!

    May 18

  • Heather R.

    Probably can't get there 'til closer to 6p, as I work in Oregon City.

    1 · May 17

  • Mark

    I was cast in a local play and practices will conflict with this meeting on 5/19/16. I'll get to a future meeting.

    May 15

  • John B.

    I can make the first 1/2 hour. This event scheduled against opening night of QDoc, which is and unfortunate collision of Portland film events.

    May 13

  • A former member
    A former member

    Can't wait to learn more about the festival and the various volunteer roles!

    May 13

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