Volunteer with 168

168 Film highly values our volunteers as an integral part of our operation. Whether working in our Burbank office or at the 168 Film Festival ushering, taking tickets, backstage, or serving our movie-going public, you will love it! You'll be a part of the  the red carpet excitement of celebrity arrivals, silver screen premieres and meeting fascinating filmmakers from around the world.  Those with "industry" credentials are invited to apply as a programmer for the 168 Film Festival. Please take advantage of the year round opportunity to volunteer with 168 Film.

Volunteering at 168 can be a major resume-building experience.  We will be more than happy to provide prospective employers positive references for jobs well done.

Our great reputation is in large part due to our great volunteers, who come from all parts of the country and even the world to be part of 168. Of course, volunteers can earn the right to attend screenings for free.


For those with industry credentials only. This critical position is how we determine which films screen at the 168 Film Festival.  Each entry is viewed by multiple programmers to ensure fairness. If you are selected, you will screen and score a manageable basket of films based on our judging criteria.

Programmers may NOT be involved on a team for the current season. Be sure to fill in the 2nd page of the Volunteer Form (above).

Event Volunteers

Volunteers are vital in organizing and managing the many events leading up to Production Week including:

  • Team Mixers
  • Educational Events
  • Verse Assignment
  • Turn-In Day Event

Festival Volunteers

Be part of our Team. Volunteers can earn the right to attend screenings for free! Positions include:

  • Hospitality
  • Tickets
  • Ushers
  • Stagehands & technicians
  • Transportation and more

Office Volunteers

Our office is a fun and exciting place that relies on YOU, the volunteers. If you have some spare time, we can use your help!

  • Organization and Phones
  • Filmmaker Support
  • Media Management
  • Computer/Technical support
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