BFI London Film Festival
The festival will screen a total of 234 fiction and documentary features, including 22 world premieres, 16 international premieres, 29 european premieres, and 20 archive films. There will also be screenings of 134 live action and animated shorts.
A stellar line-up of directors, cast and crew are expected to take part in career interviews, masterclasses, and other special events.
Festival volunteers assist with event set-up and stewarding across all festival venues, as well as daily operations in the Delegate Centre and offices at BFI Southbank.
This role requires excellent communication skills, a friendly manner, and the ability to deal effectively with people at all levels. Prior event or admin experience is a bonus.
Volunteers will be based at BFI Southbank, receive a travel/food allowance, and limited access to festival screenings. They will need to attend a pre-festival meeting and volunteer for at least 4 half days.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org your CV and a cover note detailing your availability during October.
Please also state why you are interested in volunteering for the:
- Public programme(deadline 17:00, Fri 27 Sept), or
- Education programme (deadline 17:00, Thu 3 Oct)
Accreditation is only available for students on full-time film degree courses.
If you would like to apply for accreditation, please send your full name and a headshot photo to Karen Abbott email@example.com by Tue 17 Sep.
The cost is £40 and you will need to pay this to the finance department by Tue 17 Sep.
This will offer you access to the London Film Festival:
- press screenings prior to the festival (subject to availability)
- press and industry screenings (subject to availability) and selected industry events during the festival
- education morning screenings and events during the festival.
Reduced rate tickets and free education screenings
- There are no reduced ticket prices for individual or groups of students, but concessionary rates apply to weekday matinees. Booking opens Fri 20 Sep
- Film screenings showing as part of the festival’s education programme are free and can be booked individually or via the university (ID required). Booking opens Thu 5 Sep.