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[fullwidth background_color=”” background_image=”” background_parallax=”none” enable_mobile=”no” parallax_speed=”0.3″ background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” video_url=”” video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” overlay_opacity=”0.5″ video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding_top=”20″ padding_bottom=”20″ padding_left=”” padding_right=”” hundred_percent=”no” equal_height_columns=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” menu_anchor=”” class=”” id=””][button link=”http://www.signupgenius.com/go/904094faba829a31-37th” color=”orange” size=”” stretch=”yes” type=”flat” shape=”round” target=”_blank” title=”” gradient_colors=”|” gradient_hover_colors=”|” accent_color=”” accent_hover_color=”” bevel_color=”” border_width=”” icon=”” icon_position=”left” icon_divider=”no” modal=”” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”left” animation_speed=”1″ animation_offset=”” alignment=”” class=”” id=””]Visit our Signup Genius here to view and sign up for BFF2017 shifts.[/button][/fullwidth][fullwidth background_color=”” background_image=”” background_parallax=”none” enable_mobile=”no” parallax_speed=”0.3″ background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” video_url=”” video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” overlay_opacity=”0.5″ video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding_top=”20″ padding_bottom=”20″ padding_left=”50px” padding_right=”” hundred_percent=”no” equal_height_columns=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” menu_anchor=”” class=”” id=””][imageframe lightbox=”no” gallery_id=”” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”none” hover_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”none” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” hide_on_mobile=”no” class=”” id=””] [/imageframe][title size=”1″ content_align=”left” style_type=”none” sep_color=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” class=”” id=””]

VOLUNTEER FOR THE BRECKENRIDGE FILM FESTIVAL!

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Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the Breckenridge Film Festival.

Our organization relies on the dedication of many volunteers to produce our film festival as well as year round programming.  You don’t need to be a pro.  Work along side our staff and be a part of the action!

You will also have the opportunity to join us in August at a special volunteer event to hear about volunteer opportunities. No experience is necessary, but you will be asked to attend one of two volunteer training dates. Email us at [email protected] to be added to the Volunteer Mailing List. Join us to continue to make the Breck Film Fest one of the premier arts events in the community.

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2017 DATES FOR VOLUNTEER PARTIES & TRAINING.

Volunteer training sessions are in the Hopeful/Discovery Room, Summit County Library – South Branch

*Attendance at a training session is required.

  • Volunteer Recruitment Party WEDNESDAY 8/23 at 6:30 pm – Pioneer Club, Hyatt Main St. Station
  • Ticket, Queue/Counter and Scanner volunteer training: 9/7/17 at 6:30 PM or 9/11/17 at 11:30 AM
  • Ballot/Survey volunteer training : 9/7/17 at 5:30 PM or 9/11/17 at 1PM
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Festival Volunteer Opportunities

You love the movies! You believe independent film enriches lives! Today you can seize the opportunity to be a filmmaker Liaison,  and join our team as we inspire, educate, and entertain our community at the 37th Annual Breck Film Festival. 

[accordian divider_line=”yes” class=”” id=””][toggle title=”Festival Ticket Sales ” open=”no”]Your Impact:

As a member of the Ticket Sales Corps, you will work in tandem with fellow ticketing volunteers to provide a fun and friendly environment focused on quick and efficient customer service for ticket purchases in theater locations during the festival. Your duties will include lending your computer skills to the Breck Film Fest as you learn to use the ticketing software (Audience View) through coordinated trainings in the summer, as well as communicating with guests regarding ticket options, Box Office locations, and hours of operation. Ticket Sales Corps will register for four-hour shifts that fit within their schedule in service to the Breck Film Fest.

Estimated time commitment:

  • Attend at least two 2-hour trainings in July, August and September.
  • Register for at least two 4-hour ticketing shifts during the four-day September festival.

Benefits of this volunteer role:

  • Complimentary Day Pass to the annual festival, or 4 $12 film vouchers.
  • Beyond 40 hours of volunteering: Complimentary Peak 9 all-films access pass with optional party-pass upgrade for $50.
[/toggle][toggle title=”Theater Ticket Scanning Volunteer” open=”no”]The Theater Ticket Scanning Volunteers create an inviting atmosphere that bring guests who have pre-purchased tickets into the venue in a timely, orderly and enjoyable fashion.

Your impact:
As Festival Ticket Scanning Volunteer, you create an inviting atmosphere that welcomes ticketed guests into the venue in a timely, orderly and enjoyable fashion. You are a critical part of the communication team through your knowledge of venue schedules, locations, Box Office information and other pertinent festival details. You will connect with likeminded people as you work with other theater volunteers in 4-hour shifts during theater operations.

Estimated time commitment:

  • Attendance to at least one short training using the Audience View ticket scanners in the months leading up to the festival, August and September.
  • Being present for your shifts at the four-day September festival, Sept. 21-24, 2017.

Benefits of this volunteer role:

  • One voucher for $12 for every shift worked.
  • If you volunteer more than 40 hours: Complimentary Peak 9 all-films access pass with optional party pass upgrade for $50.
[/toggle][toggle title=”VIP Lounge Volunteer(s)” open=”no”]Your impact:
As VIP Lounge Volunteer, you create a fun and festive VIP Lounge environment that provides a welcoming place for filmmakers, sponsors and VIP festival guests throughout the festival. You will engage VIP Lounge guests in conversation; serve food and beverage as needed throughout the festival; and answer questions about schedules, ticketing, special events, key personnel and other pertinent information. You will connect with likeminded people in your 3-4 hour shifts while the VIP Lounge is in operation during the festival.

Estimated time commitment:

  • Being present for your shifts at the four-day September festival, Sept. 21-24, 2017.

Benefits of this volunteer role:

  • One voucher for $12 for every shift worked.
  • If you volunteer more than 40 hours: Complimentary Peak 9 all-films access pass with optional party pass upgrade for $50.
[/toggle][toggle title=”Festival Survey/Balloting Volunteer(s)” open=”no”]The Theater Survey/Balloting Volunteers create an inviting atmosphere that bring guests who have pre-purchased tickets into the venue in a timely, orderly and enjoyable fashion.

Your impact:
As Festival Survey/Balloting Volunteer, you bring your smile to the festival venues as you proactively engage guests in one of a few survey/balloting methods:

  • Distribute physical pre/post film surveys with pens to engage festival guests and filmmakers to help the Breck Film Fest measure its mission delivery for fundraising purposes.
  • Conduct iPad guest surveys to collect data for grant application and marketing purposes.
  • Distribute the Audience Award ballots after each film screening to as wide an audience as possible, proactively encouraging guests to cast a vote and effectively collecting ballots at the conclusion of each film. Balloting volunteers will tally votes after each screening and report counts back to the Festival Office.

Festival Survey/Balloting Volunteer(s) connect with likeminded people while working with several other theater volunteers in 4-hour shifts while theaters are in operation during the festival.

Estimated time commitment:

  • Attendance to at least one short training for survey/ballot distribution in the months leading up to the festival, August and September.
  • Being present for your shifts at the four-day September festival, Sept. 21-24, 2017.

Benefits of this volunteer role:

  • One voucher for $12 for every shift worked.
  • If you volunteer more than 40 hours: Complimentary Peak 9 all-films access pass with optional party pass upgrade for $50.
[/toggle][toggle title=”Festival Shuttle Volunteer(s)” open=”no”]The Shuttle Volunteers direct festival guests to the Summit Express transportation shuttles that run between downtown Breckenridge and Colorado Mountain College for screenings at that venue.

Your impact:
As a Festival Shuttle Volunteer, you will be in the heart of downtown Breckenridge, helping direct festival guests to the Summit Express transportation shuttles that run between downtown Breckenridge and Colorado Mountain College for film screenings and/or Broken Compass Brewing for AfterHours events. You will be a critical part of the communication team by providing festival guests information about the shuttle services such as the route, times and pickup/drop-off locations, as well as CMC schedules and other pertinent information. You will connect with likeminded people during your 2-4 hour shifts while the CMC theater is in operation during the festival.

Estimated time commitment:

· Being present for your shifts at the four-day September festival, Sept. 21-24, 2017.

Benefits of this volunteer role:

· One voucher for $12 for every shift worked.

· If you volunteer more than 40 hours: Complimentary Peak 9 all-films access pass with optional party pass upgrade for $50.[/toggle][toggle title=”Festival Queue Card Volunteer(s)” open=”no”]The Shuttle Volunteers direct festival guests to the Summit Express transportation shuttles that run between downtown Breckenridge and Colorado Mountain College for screenings at that venue.

Your impact:
As Festival Queue Card Volunteer, you are an important part of the communication team as you help festival guests understand the venue admission process and answer questions/concerns about the system. Queue Card Volunteers are responsible for distributing numbered cards ahead of festival screenings to qualified festival guests (passholders, ticket holders). Queue cards allow festival guests to gain access to the venue at screening time in a quick and efficient manner. In this volunteer engagement, you will connect with likeminded people during your 2-4 hour shifts while the theaters are in operation during the festival.

Estimated time commitment:

  • Attend at least one training in August/September prior to the festival.
  • Being present for your shifts at the four-day September festival, Sept. 21-24, 2017.

Benefits of this volunteer role:

  • One voucher for $12 for every shift worked.
  • If you volunteer more than 40 hours: Complimentary Peak 9 all-films access pass with optional party pass upgrade for $50.
[/toggle][toggle title=”Information Center Volunteers” open=”no”]Your impact:
As Information Center Volunteer, you will be based in the Blue River Plaza Information Tent. Volunteers apply their smile and customer service to organize and provide accurate festival information to guests, including pass holders, filmmakers and engage passersby in one of the town’s busiest locations. Information Center Volunteers are a critical part of the communication team, as they are the main source of information about schedules, ticketing, special events, key personnel and other pertinent festival information. Information Center Volunteers have fun with like-minded volunteers in the information dissemination effort.

Estimated time commitment:

  • Attend at least one of two schedule Information Center meetings ahead of the festival to gain familiarity with the festival.
  • Being present for your shifts at the four-day September festival, Sept. 21-24, 2017.

Benefits of this volunteer role:

  • One voucher for $12 for every shift worked.
  • If you volunteer more than 40 hours: Complimentary Peak 9 all-films access pass with optional party pass upgrade for $50.
[/toggle][toggle title=”Festival Filmmaker Liaisons ” open=”no”]Your impact:

Filmmaker Liaisons will create a fun and welcoming environment for filmmakers, which showcases the town, introduces them to fellow filmmakers, festival staff & board, and festival guests. Filmmaker Liaisons are critical members of the organizational team, communicating closely with the Liaison Coordinator and Leadership Team – all while having the unique opportunity to enjoy the company of filmmakers representing their films.

Specific duties include:

  • Ensuring filmmakers fulfill duties as an attending filmmaker throughout the festival, including being on stage to introduce films & filmmakers (according to a recommended festival script) and hosting a post-film Q&A session.
  • Ensure that the filmmaker signs the 2017 BFF Poster and has their photo taken in front of the BFF Step and Repeat banner.
  • Assist filmmaker to an on camera interview in the VIP Lounge with Ashley Kujawski and the Media Team.

Estimated time commitment:

  • Attend at least one scheduled Filmmaker Liaison training prior to the festival in August or September.
  • Be present throughout the festival as an asset to the filmmaker.
  • Be present during filmmaker’s scheduled screening at the festival.

Benefits of this volunteer role:

  • Your personal Complimentary Peak 10 all-access pass.

The Breck Film Fest values the contributions of people like you! You are the growth partner we’re looking for! We can’t wait to meet you![/toggle][/accordian][button link=”http://www.signupgenius.com/go/904094faba829a31-37th” color=”orange” size=”” stretch=”yes” type=”flat” shape=”round” target=”_blank” title=”” gradient_colors=”|” gradient_hover_colors=”|” accent_color=”” accent_hover_color=”” bevel_color=”” border_width=”” icon=”” icon_position=”left” icon_divider=”no” modal=”” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”left” animation_speed=”1″ animation_offset=”” alignment=”” class=”” id=””]Visit our Signup Genius here to view and sign up for BFF2017 shifts.[/button][/fullwidth][fullwidth background_color=”” background_image=”” background_parallax=”none” enable_mobile=”no” parallax_speed=”0.3″ background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” video_url=”” video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” overlay_opacity=”0.5″ video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding_top=”20″ padding_bottom=”20″ padding_left=”” padding_right=”” hundred_percent=”no” equal_height_columns=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” menu_anchor=”” class=”” id=””]

Key Volunteer Opportunities

Go beyond the festival with more volunteer opportunities! Helpers leading up to the festival receive a Peak 9 or Peak 10 Pass to enjoy the festival. If a broader opportunity is calling your name, check out our Key Volunteer opportunities!

The Breck Film Fest is more than just a film festival, it’s where community and culture collide. By volunteering for the Film Fest, you can make a direct impact on the arts in our town. Whether your forte is in reviewing films for consideration, planning events or interacting with the public, we can use your help. Please contact us today to use your talents to contribute to a growing and festive cultural event.

Questions? [email protected]

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