Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Portland Film Festival.
We are a 501(c)3 non-profit that supports independent voices in cinema. Every year, hundreds of volunteers pitch in and help make the Festival one of Portland's most prominent and best-regarded festivals in Oregon.
Benefits to volunteers include:
Types of volunteer opportunities:
- support the Portland film community
- free passes to screenings
- free entrance to parties and networking events
- free t-shirt (during the Festival)
- great networking for professional or aspiring filmmakers
- new friendships
- resume and portfolio building
- meet filmmakers, cast and crew from around the world
- ticket, pass, merchandise sales
- pr, marketing, and social media
- volunteer coordinating
- event planning
- partnership and sponsor development
- copy editing, design, and creative production
- ushering, customer service, and event production
Many hands make light work—we've broken projects into clearly defined, manageable tasks, so no one gets overloaded. Bring a pal! Whether you want to work before, during, or after the Festival, we can use your help.
Watch what a few of our filmmakers recently said about our volunteers!
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