The INDIs (Independent Directions) Film Festival celebrates a love of cinema and encourages new and emerging filmmaking talent through screenings, workshops and events led by screen industry professionals and supported by the BFI, with a particular focus on networking for those interested in film as a career, as well as an art-form. At the heart of the festival is the INDIs Awards, championing and celebrating the UK’s young independent filmmaking talent.

This year’s festival will be taking place mainly at the Pyramid Theatre in the University of Leeds from 22nd – 26th February 2023. We are looking for a small and dedicated group of volunteers Venue Assistants who:
• Are passionate about the film industry
• Are reliable and available across at least two shifts from 22nd-26th February 2023
• Enjoy being part of a team and collaborating with others
• Are driven to help make the INDIS one of the best audience experiences for young people in the film industry in the UK!

Your role will include setting up workshops, getting audiences into their sessions, running microphones during Q&As, relaying technical issues during screenings, answering queries and generally helping with the smooth running of the film festival.

Volunteer Benefits

• Being part of the incredible team at a leading industry-based film festival
• Gaining work experience and developing valuable skills
• A chance to be a part of film workshops and masterclasses
• Free tickets to festival sessions and some LIFF Presents screenings
• Experiencing a unique festival atmosphere and meeting others who love film

The deadline to apply to volunteer is 20:00 on Monday 30th January. You will hear back regarding your application from Wednesday 1st February.
To apply, please fill out the form on the link below. 

Volunteer at the INDIs 2023

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