MIAMI SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Volunteers 2011
THANK YOU FOR BEING PART OF MSFF 2011 MIAMI SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Volunteers 2011
Requirements Must be over 21 years old Receive, read and respond to e-mail. This is our main form of communication Attend a pre-festival training and new volunteer orientation
Requirements Commit to a minimum of 20 total hours during the Festival; sign up for more hours as you desire.
Requirements/Full Time Volunteers 80+ hours, we assign a Full-Time schedule: Commit to a pre assigned Festival schedule of 8 to 10 hours each day (approximate total of 80-90 volunteer hours). Be available to work the entire Festival period as determined by job assignment (varies). Attend pre-Festival trainings. Receive, read, and respond to email, our primary mode of communication
Benefits Festival Passes (amount determined by time volunteered) Volunteer or Internship Credit if needed Experience in event production, film industry and more
Benefits Festival Access: Volunteer Credentials allow access to Festival panels and some official Festival venues on a space-available basis (similar credential costs $100). We also offer a few screenings just for volunteers. Most of all, we want to be sure volunteers can see films. For almost every screening, we set aside a certain number of tickets only for volunteers. Film access depends on the number of hours volunteered: 20 hours: Receive 2 volunteer voucher for every 5 hours volunteered. Volunteer vouchers are redeemable for one film ticket for the volunteer through the volunteer or waitlist line on a space-available basis. Vouchers and credentials are nontransferable and must be used by the volunteer with her or his credential. 40 hours: Benefits above, plus 4 guest waitlist ticket vouchers. Another guest voucher can be earned at 60 hours. 80 hours/Full-Time: Vouchers are replaced by a Volunteer Credential, allowing the volunteer access to unlimited Festival screenings through the volunteer line on a space available basis (when not volunteering, of course!); also four guest waitlist ticket vouchers, if local/providing own lodging. Uniform: Black t-shirt/ shorts ,Bermudas Monday 14 Party: Ticket to the Staff and Volunteer Opening & Closing Night Party.
What You'll Be Doing as a Volunteer • Ticketing: VIP List • Film makers list • Sponsor List • Special Guests • Program Information Theatre Operations: Be at the front lines of the Festival! helping prepare the theatres and getting patrons in their seats to enjoy the films.
Transportation Volunteers Pick up-Drop -off Directors/ Actors