Sign up to become a volunteer for The California Film Institute and Mill Valley Film Festival.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the California Film Institute and Mill Valley Film Festival! Please complete this volunteer application if you are interested in volunteering with us. Once you complete thIs form, click the Submit button at the bottom.

Please Note: If you are interested in working in Guest Services or as a Social Media Assistant, you will also need to submit a resume and a letter of interest.

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Emergency Contact Information
* Emergency Contact Phone Number
* Emergency Contact Name
* Emergency Notes/Relationship, Instructions, etc,

General Information
Date of Birth
* Are you 18 or older?
 Yes  No
If you are under 18 years old please contact for further instructions
How did you hear about volunteering at the Mill Valley Film Festival?
* Why are you interested in volunteering for the MVFF?
* Describe any previous events or festival experience:
* T-Shirt Size
* Have you volunteered with MVFF before?
 Yes  No
For how many years?
I am available to volunteer:
* Are you a member of the California Film Institute?
 Yes  No
* Are you a current CFI or MVFF sponsor?
 Yes  No
If yes, please specify company/business name:
Can you lift up to 30 pounds?
 Yes  No
Can you stand for at least 4 hours at a time?
 Yes  No
* When do you want to volunteer?
Post Festival
During Festival
* How do you want to volunteer?
Box Office/Will Call
Green / Sustainability Team
Guest/Filmmaker Services
Special Events
Marketing/Publicity support
Office Assistance
Photography and Videography
Poster & program distribution
Production Crew (set-up & moving crew)
Programming Dept support (includes panels)
Sponsorship support
Transportation (includes drivers)
Theater and Venue Services (ushering/collecting tickets/answering questions/greeters/etc)
Volunteer Recruitment
Filmmaker Lounge
Special Skills/Background
Community Development
Green/Sustainability Expertise
Guest Drivers
Guest Services / Hospitality
Interpreter (Specify languages below)
Marketing Outreach
Mic Running
Sound tech
Q&A Set-up and Staging
Videography (and /or editing)
Other (Specify below)
If other, please specify
Other Languages Spoken

Transportation Team
* I have a valid US driver's license.
 Yes  No
* Would you be interested in a volunteer driver position with our transportation department? (Must provide own vehicle. Must have clean driving record).
 Yes  No
Vehicle Type:
If other, please specify your Vehicle Type


I understand that submitting this application does not automatically register me as a volunteer. By submitting this form, I attest that the information I have provided on this application is true and accurate.


If I am accepted as a volunteer, I agree to the following CODE OF CONDUCT:


- To satisfactorily complete all of my scheduled shifts in their entirety and to arrive on time to my scheduled shifts.


- To NOT be under the influence of alcohol or drugs during my shifts.


- To NOT bring any pets or children with me to my shifts, volunteermeetings or functions.


- To show up for my shift on-time and have a positive attitude.


I understand if I fail to meet any of the above requirements it may result in disciplinary action including and up to dismissal.


I understand that transportation and lodging are not provided to volunteers.

Yes, and I agree:

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