Registration: Calgary International Film Festival

Registration: Calgary International Film Festival 

The Calgary International Film Festival welcomes you to become an essential part of the festival and contribute to Calgary’s vibrant film community. Please fill out the registration form in full so we are equipped to provide you with the best volunteer experience possible.   

All new volunteers are required to attend one orientation session, and all volunteers will attend at least one training session, depending upon crew assignment. A minimum volunteer commitment of 16 hours during the festival, or 26 hours before the festival are required to be eligible for volunteer rewards.  

Thank you for your interest in the Film Festival and if you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at volunteer@calgaryfilm.com

Volunteer Registration closes on September 15, 2017



* required field

Additional Information
* Gender
* Birthdate
* T-Shirt Size
* Age Range
* Are you able to read and speak english proficiently?
 Yes  No
Do you speak any languages other than English?
Do you have any other special skills, training or qualifications that you would be willing to use as a volunteer?
Do you have valid first aid training?
 Yes  No
Any medical needs or allergies to disclose?

* Emergency Contact
* Emergency Contact Relationship
* Emergency Contact Phone
Do you have a valid class 5 drivers licence?
 Yes  No
Do you have a valid Proserve certification?
 Yes  No

Interest & Experience
In what areas are you interested in volunteering? Please indicate your top 3 choices of crews using the drop down menus. The Film Festival team will do our best to place volunteers in their top choice of crew. Details of each crew can be found at www.calgaryfilm.com/volunteer.
Please note that the Venue Crew is the largest crew during the festival and where we need the most help:
Ballot Crew
Box Office Crew
Check-in/out Crew
Festival Headquarters Crew
Industry Registration Crew
Office Assistance Crew
Production Crew
Relief Crew
Special Event Crew
Venue Crew
Please Note, the following crews require additional information / credentials (e.g. previous volunteer experience, photography portfolio, writing samples, social media samples, drivers abstract, etc.). If you are selected for one of these crews, more information may be asked of you in a separate email.
Crew Lead
Photography Crew
Program Writers / Copy Editors Crew
Social Media Crew
Transportation Crew
Have you volunteered with the Film Festival before, and if so how many years?
If you have volunteered with the Film Festival before, what position(s) or role(s) did you perform?
Front Line Services
Green Team
Box Office
Crew Lead
Technical Production
Marketing and Media
Social Media
Program Writer
Photography / Photo Editor
Ask me! Information Volunteer
Industry Series
Guest Relations - Registration
Hospitality - Must have valid Proserve
Production - Event set-up and tear-down
Office Assistant
Business Development
Transportation - Must have valid driver licence
Off-Season / Pre-fest

General Availability
* Are you available to volunteer during the festival: September 20 - October 1, 2017?
 Yes  No
* Are you available to volunteer for a minimum of 16 hours?
 Yes  No
* Please indicate the perk you would like to earn
Refer to: Volunteer Page

Terms and Conditions
* By clicking here, you confirm that you have read and agree to the Volunteer Agreement; which includes notifying the appropriate manager at least 72 hours in advance if you unable to complete any of your shifts. Failure to comply with the Volunteer Agreement may result in restrictions to volunteer benefits and/or dismissal as a volunteer.
Refer to: Volunter Agreement
* By filling your name into the box below, you confirm that you have read, understood and agree to the Volunteer Release and Waiver of Liability.
Refer to: Volunteer Release And Waiver Of Liability
* I am 18 years or older by the festival start date. The Film Festival welcomes individuals 16 years of age or older to volunteer. (If you are under 18, please click NO and our Volunteer Coordinator will send a Minor Waiver form for your parent/guardian to approve.)
 Yes  No
* Which of the following mandatory training date will you be attending?
Saturday August 19 2017 10:30a.m. - 12:00p.m. Eau Claire Market Cineplex (200 Barclay Parade SW)
Wednesday August 23 2017 5:00p.m. - 6:30p.m. Globe Cinema (617 8 Avenue SW)
I am unavailable for both of these dates
I am a returning volunteer and are therefore exempt from attending the mandatory orientation

Thank you for your interest!
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