Festival Staff - Boulder International Film Festival

Festival Staff

About Volunteering

If you have some time and would like to commit to a lead role, join us in advance for pre-Festival planning as a Festival Staff member. BIFF’s success depends on our fun-loving and hardworking volunteers. The list below is representative, we are planning to post more opportunities for 2021 in the coming weeks. If you’d like to get a behind-the-scenes look at planning BIFF, Festival Staff is the way to go.  If you’re interested and want to learn more, please contact abra@biff1.com.

The BIFF Staff is committed to holding a safe, fun Festival. We will be following Colorado’s Covid-19 safety guidelines and protocols. In order to attend BIFF, we’ll be requiring masks, social distancing, and providing hand sanitizer at every event and film screening.

Festival Staff Positions

Stage Manager

BIFF is seeking experienced Stage Managers to help us keep our film programs informative, efficient, and running on schedule. This role requires a good deal of technical expertise, theatrical or production experience, and great people skills. You’ll be leading a team that includes video projection, sound, and lighting. And you’ll be communicating directly with BIFF moderators and guests. If you’re interested in being an Assistant Stage Manager, this is a great place to learn about stage management.


Production Manager

If you have event production experience, BIFF needs your help running day-to-day operations during the Festival.  BIFF Production Managers are responsible for managing the show office and coordinating the efforts of our fabulous Production Assistants as we work to support all of the activities throughout the Festival and keep things running smoothly.  If you’re interested in being a Production Assistant, this is a great place to learn about event production.

Tech Wizard

We’re looking for individuals interested in learning technical troubleshooting and management.  The Tech Wizards will be responsible for WiFi setup and maintenance, iPads and scanners, TV’s and Amazon Fire Sticks, and any connectivity or Internet questions.  This is a job on the move.  Time will be split between the main BIFF production offices and on location work at the various venues around town.  If you want to learn or already have a mind for fixing technology issues, this is the job for you!

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If you’re interested in any of these volunteer opportunities, please contact abra@biff1.com.  Also, please click on the Shiftboard link below and fill out a new volunteer registration form so we can get to know you better.

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