AFI FEST VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. If you're interested in volunteering in 2014, or possibly with other AFI related events, please sign up for our Volunteer Opportunities newsletter here.

Registration for AFI FEST 2014 will open early to mid October. We'll send out a notification to those who have registered before and to those who have signed up for the newsletter.

Some of our volunteers have many years specializing in professional fields relevant to the department they serve. Some volunteers have festival experience within the teams they've been selected. Some just want to come out and see what it's like to be behind the scenes, putting one of these festivals on. Here's a list of our volunteer teams:

    Open Teams
  • Box Office
  • Theater Team
  • Utility Team
  • Volunteer Headquarters
    Experienced Teams (requires a commitment of at least five shifts over four different days)
  • FEST Info
  • FEST Lounges (must be 21 or over)
  • Filmmaker Lounge
  • Galas - Theater
  • Galas - Will Call
  • Media Center
  • Photography - Operations
  • Sponsorship
    Specialty Teams
  • FEST AV Crew
  • AFI FEST NOW Bloggers
  • Galas/Special Screenings Publicity
  • Social Media

Out of Town Volunteers
AFI FEST does not provide travel and lodging expenses.

Availability Notes
Media Center and Filmmaker Lounge require daytime availability.
Gala Teams require daily availability as early as 4:00 p.m.
Lounge Team requires evening and late night availability.

Volunteering at AFI FEST is an opportunity to put your talents to good use, learn new skills, make friends and take part in a truly collaborative project where every individual's best efforts make a real difference.

Until we meet again in 2014. Thank you!

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