Interested volunteers can apply here!

Calling all film lovers! The 12th Annual Bushwick Film Festival is just around the corner and we’re searching for outstanding volunteers to help in bringing this all around amazing event forward!

Now in its 12th year, The Bushwick Film Festival (BFF) is more than just a film festival – it’s a local and global community of passionate, creative and diverse voices that believe in the power of story to transform and connect people and communities.

Last year BFF received over 1300 film submissions from over 40 different countries; screened approximately 100 of the best & most diverse emerging films in Brooklyn & Worldwide; and welcomed over 3000 guests to Bushwick over the 5 day festival weekend!

This year’s festival dates are October 2-6 at participating venues throughout Bushwick. Like every year, we anticipate a bigger turn out!

5 Excellent Reasons to Volunteer

  1. 2 free passes to the 12th Annual Bushwick Film Festival.

  2. Give your time and experience to supporting a female-founded and community based festival that has positively impacted arts & culture in Brooklyn.

  3. Become a valued member of a rapidly growing creative community and establish long lasting relationships.

  4. Learn the ins and outs of film festival and live event production.

  5. Invitations to film/industry events in NYC and an opportunity to network with filmmakers and entertainment industry professionals.

  6. Festival Swag bags!


  • (5) hours a week dedicated to tasks assigned to you

  • Volunteer for 2 events during the 12th Annual Bushwick Film Festival

  • A FUN, can-do attitude

  • Strong organizational and communication skills – both written and verbal

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, spreadsheets and Google Docs a must

  • Must possess a laptop, tablet or other device that can be used to fulfill tasks

  • +21 years or older

Interested volunteers can apply here!