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Volunteering For The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival Melbourne, Victoria

Job Description

The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival is currently seeking volunteers to assist with the running of our Festival and Masterclasses from 19th July 2018 to 29th July 2019. The festival will take place at Cinema Nova, & Backlot Cinemas.

The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival is currently rated as the Documentary Film Festival of the Year (2018) by FilmDaily and named Top Documentary Film Festival in the Southern Hemisphere on Guide Doc.

The Melbourne Doc Fest each year curates world class features direct from some of the hottest most prestigious documentary film festivals in the world such as Sundance, Raindance, Slamdance, Sheffield Doc Fest, Hot Docs, Venice Film Festival, New Zealand International Film Festival, Traverse City Film Festival Doc NYC, SXSW, Doc Edge, CPH:Dox and IDFA.

The roles we have on offer are:

Event Management
Customer Service/Ticketing
Copy Writing
Social Media
Graphic Design
Web Designers
Presenters / Speakers
Writers / Bloggers
What We Offer:

Written reference
Verbal reference
Sign off on practical components of film courses (please check with your lecturers first)
Free documentary and Master Class entry
Great network opportunities with Filmmakers and other volunteers
Meal allowance for shift you put down for
Dedicated documentary event on 29th July 2019 to say thank you
Volunteers who have helped the festival over the last 3 years have gone on to:

Start their own successful Film Festival or event
Become Senior Curators for Major Australian Film Festivals and Film Schools
Become documentary filmmakers
Networked with Filmmakers featured in our festival on projects
Networked with other volunteers on projects
Obtained volunteer positions with major international film festivals
Obtained Senior Volunteer positions with other Volunteer organisations
Obtained paid work in the film industry

Postcode: 3000 (Melbourne, Victoria)

Not a backpacker? That's ok. We accept applications from Australian citizens, permanent residents, international students as well as working holiday visa holders. If you are qualified for this position, please register and apply via the form below.

  This job vacancy was been posted over 40 days ago, but is still active and currently accepting new applications.

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The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

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The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival premieres, screens and showcases more quality local Australian and International documentaries each year than any other documentary only film festival in Australia and gives more talented Indie Filmmakers a chance to compete and screen to a big, receptive audience in Melbourne, Australia.

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