Berlin Film Festival – Frewillige gesucht

Volunteering information

Berlin Independent Film Festival (BIFF) 2023
Dates: 16th-19th February 2023
Location: Babylon Cinema

Support independent filmmakers and get to know key players in the film industry by
volunteering at this year’s BIFF.

Key details
● Your time and support is vital and helps us continue to run an inclusive, diverse festival for first-time and emerging indie filmmakers.
● As a volunteer, you will be invited to a pre-event briefing on Zoom and receive more information by email to ensure you’re fully up-to-speed with roles and responsibilities before BIFF kicks off.

● The festival is a mix of screenings for feature films and shorts, with industry events including:
o opening night mixer
o pitching to the industry pros on closing awards ceremony

Get involved

● Contact BIFF to register your interest in volunteering. You can volunteer for all or some of the days / activity slots in the festival.
● Key roles and responsibilities for volunteers include helping set up; operating the front desk; checking tickets; running events (involving helping VIPs); helping manage the guest list; and helping to ensure the smooth running of the festival.
● You’ll also get to experience amazing films and meet industry leaders who can give you insights into production and distribution.

Volunteering options
Thursday 16 Feb
5:30 – 6pm
Setting up ahead of opening night
6 – 7pm
Opening night mixer

Friday 17 Feb
9:30– 11am
Set-up and masterclass event
Pitching event
Two shorts blocks and a feature

Saturday 18 Feb
Two shorts blocks and a feature

Sunday 19 Feb
Set-up and awards
Two shorts blocks and a feature

To volunteer
● Get in touch with BIFF Manager Natasha Marburger via
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