Registration: 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards

Welcome to the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards Volunteer scheduling system


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APPLICANT INFORMATION
 

Emergency Contact Information
* Emergency Contact
* Emergency Contact Relationship
* Emergency Contact Phone

Additional Information
* How did you hear about us?
If "Other", please specify how you heard about us.
* Have you volunteered for the Los Angeles Film Festival before?
 Yes  No
If so, when and in what role?
* Have you volunteered for the Spirit Awards before?
 Yes  No
If so, when and in what role?
* Have you ever volunteered or worked for a film festival and/or big event?
 Yes  No
If yes, what role and what festival/event?
WHY ARE YOU VOLUNTEERING FOR LAFF? (IF YOU ARE RETURNING, WHAT BROUGHT YOU BACK?)

Volunteer Information
* T-Shirt/Gear Size
Pronoun Preferences
* Birthdate: You must be 18+ to volunteer.
* Are you involved in the film industry at all?
 Yes  No
If yes, please explain how you are affiliated.
Are you currently a college student?
 Yes  No
If so, which school do you attend?
* We couldn't make this festival happen without an incredible team of volunteers! Positions will be available in assisting with theater operations (ushering, clicking, balloting, etc), Scanning, Panels, Special Events, Photography, and more. Listed below you will find a list of some broad categories of possible volunteer positions, please select all of the categories that interest you. Please note that this does not guarantee that you will be volunteering for these specific teams.
Theater Operations
Scanning
Line Managing
Event Support
Panels
Education
Publicity
Social Media
VR
Office / Staff Support
Photography
Operations / Production
Marketing
Community Relations
Filmmaker Relations
* Which location(s) would you be most interested in working?
Culver City
Hollywood
Beverly Hills
Santa Monica
Playa Vista - LMU
No preference. Will volunteer in any location.

Please indicate your level of ability with the following skills. 5 being you are a pro at that skill, 1 being you are a very beginner / not comfortable at all with that skill.
* Highly Organized
* Special Events
* Interacting with public in professional manner
* Customer service
* Film festival experience
* Social Media
* Sales
* Excel / Other Spreadsheet Software
* Filmmaker / Artist Relations
* Detail oriented
* Public speaking / Communicating with Crowds
* Ability to handle high pressure situations
* Independent worker
* Team player
* Can stand for long periods of time
* Being outside

Last Minute Information
Volunteers may be required to stand for long periods of time or lift heavy objects. Please let us know below if you have any limitations in these areas. (Inability to stand for long periods or lift heavy objects does not affect your ability to volunteer.)
Would you be interested in interning at Film Independent? We are currently looking for Festival interns in Social Media, Press & Industry, Membership, Filmmaker Relations, and Special Events.
 Yes  No
If yes, which department are you interested in interning with?
Would you be interested in a Lead Volunteer program with Film Independent / LA Film Festival? This would promote volunteers that have shown exceptional skill. These volunteers would be leaders in the volunteer community and receive advanced benefits.
What languages do you speak?
Any special skills?
Anything else?
Most importantly, favorite movie:

Volunteer Agreements
* Please find the Film Independent Arbitration Agreement with Volunteers linked below. By checking the box, you acknowledge and agree that you have carefully read this Agreement, understand its terms, and have entered into this Agreement voluntarily. The Company, by offering this Agreement to you, and you, by signing below, are both giving up any right that you or the Company may have to have a judge or jury trial with regard to all issues between you and the Company, other than as specifically stated in this Agreement.
Refer to: Arbitration Agreement
 Yes
* PLEASE FIND THE VOLUNTEER AGREEMENT LINKED BELOW AND READ IT CAREFULLY. BY CHECKING THE BOX BELOW YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE CAREFULLY READ AND UNDERSTAND AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THE FILM INDEPENDENT VOLUNTEER AGREEMENT, AND THAT YOU ARE SIGNING THIS FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY.
Refer to: Volunteer Agreement
 Yes
* Please find the Film Independent Policy against Harassment, Discrimination, Bullying, and Retaliation. Checking the box below indicates that you acknowledge that you have received, read and understand Film Independent's Policy Against Harassment, Discrimination, Bullying and Retaliation, that became effective in 2018. You further acknowledge your rights, responsibilities and obligations under the referenced policy, and that if you have any questions about the referenced policy, you will speak with a supervisor or other management-level representative of Film Independent.
Refer to: Harassment Policy
 Yes
* PLEASE FIND THE FILM INDEPENDENT ALCOHOL AND DRUG POLICY FOR VOLUNTEERS ATTACHED. CHECKING THE BOX BELOW YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THIS POLICY, AND THE CONSEQUENCES OF THIS POLICY.
Refer to: Drug and Alcohol Policy
 Yes

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