Sign Up for 2018 Volunteer Shift!
We're looking for volunteers to help us set up and run our 2018 Geneva Film Festival at Penrose brewing and Playhouse 38. Sign up for a shift here.
- Access to any film screening with your volunteer badge (please note, seats are reserved for ticket-holding patrons, so there may be standing-room only for volunteers at sold-out screenings).
- Free GFF T-Shirt
- Official GFF volunteer badge
- Access to “The Green Room” to meet filmmakers, see what happens behind the scenes
- Invitation to the “Wrap Party” where we celebrate the fest’s success and call it a wrap
Please check in for your shift at our green room (location will be sent to you upon shift registration). You'll get your official badge and a quick overview of what to do.
HOW YOU CAN HELP BEFORE THE FESTIVAL
1. Invite your friends to our Facebook event
2. Share ticket info with your friends and family!
Presale tickets are available at $8 per film block online here. Tickets will be $10 per block at the door, pending available seating - we highly recommend you buy tickets NOW to save your seat!
3. Share + comment on our Facebook posts. Consistent social engagement helps us get better reach + visibility online! We'll be posting film trailers, posters, and event info daily!
We Love Our Volunteers!
Our volunteers make the Geneva Film Festival possible! We’re always looking for dedicated film-lovers to join our team to help with the following:
Marketing & Public Relations
Help us get the word out! We have a wide range of marketing campaigns including social media, writing press releases and contacting local media and press, email marketing, passing out postcards and flyers around town, word of mouth, cross promoting and networking with local artist and community groups-- we'd love to hear your creative ideas!
Help us secure sponsors for our event! Sponsorship from our community is vital to the success of the Festival. You'll help with outreach to new and past sponsors and coordinate details of sponsorship agreements and fulfillment.
Festival Logistics and Setup
Help us roll out the red carpet! You'll assist with planning and coordinating logistics and setup details for the festival. We'll need you on the scene for some hands-on setup of seating, signage,
Help us stay connected with local film programs at area universities and colleges. Act as a liaison to keep students and instructors involved in our events.
Help us with graphics for print, web, and beyond. This may include program design, flyer design, poster design, social media and website graphics.
Help us stay on budget! Keep detailed records of expenses and income from our events.
Festival Set Up
Set up will include setting up screens and projectors in the screening rooms, setting up chairs and decorating the screening rooms, and making attendees feel welcome at the entryways.
Oversee food and beverage sales (you can’t have a film festival without popcorn!) and make sure attendees are comfortable.
Sell tickets and festival passes to attendees as they arrive. Ticket sales will be either in cash or through an online mobile payment system.
Greet attendees as they enter screening rooms and take tickets before the screen goes up.
Projectionists will enjoy an entire a block of films and ensure that the picture and sound quality are the best they can be for the attendees.