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Volunteer Form

Become A Festival Volunteer At UCFF 2016

Volunteer Form

The Underground Cinema Film Festival is an annual international celebration of the art of filmmaking.  We are looking for a team of enthusiastic, dedicated and friendly volunteers to help create the biggest and most successful festival to date.   To be a volunteer you must be:

  • passionate about film
  • completely reliable and free for full shifts from  September 9th to the 10th 2015
  • able to work well in a team and on your own, and be driven to help make UCFF one of the best audience experiences in Ireland

The positions available are as follows:

  • Marketing & PR: Market the Festival.  Help assemble press kits, facilitate press inquiries and interviews. 

  • Advertising: Responsible for program and video advertising.  Works closely with marketing & PR

  • Audio Visual & Technical Support: Technical knowledge essential for this role

  • Event Co-Ordinators: Manage the various different events to be staged during the festival ie. opening and closing receptions, parties etc.

  • Event Photography:  You'll need your own photography equipment, an energetic attitude to be an official Festival Photographer. Help us chronicle all the exciting events & VIP appearances.

  • Event Filming: You'll need your own video equipment, an energetic attitude for this position.   Help us chronicle all the exciting events throughout the festival.

  • Box Office:  Assist with pass holder admissions, preferred seating and ticket sales

  • Festival Support Team: Assist with the smooth day to day running of the festival at various different locations 

  • Social Media: Need to social media skills (Facebook Twitter etc.).  Important to use these tools without going over the top.

  • MC's: Need to have strong public speaking skills to introduce screenings and panels 

  • Workshop Support: Look after workshop number and those attending.  Facilitate workshops by setting up equipment, manning the room's activities and ensuring the host of the worshop is well looked after.

  • Transportation:  VIP transportation and other miscellaneous transportation needs.  You either must have your own car or be over 26 years and the festival will supply you with the festival vehicle.

  • Sponsor Relations: Be a point of contact for our sponsors and help make their festival experience a great one 

What you get out of it
  • A Festival Pass
  • Special preview screenings of the programme
  • A free festival t-shirt
  • Get to see the films for free when you are volunteering 
  • Learn new skills and gain experience 
  • Including the time you have spent with the UCFF on your CV

Thank you for contacting us with regard to becoming a volunteer for UCFF 2014. We will be in touch with you very shortly
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