CinemAsia Call for Volunteers

A new edition of CinemAsia Film Festival is coming soon. The 2023 festival is from March 7th till 12th and we are looking for volunteers. Do you share our love for Asian cinema, delicious food and a lot of fun? Be a volunteer and a part of the CinemAsia team.

What we require of our volunteers

  • Volunteers need to be at least 18 years old.
  • Volunteers are representatives of CinemAsia and speak English.
  • Volunteers are available for a shift on multiple days during the festival.
  • Volunteers are holding an EU passport or have a Dutch working/student permit.

What are the different roles of volunteers

  • Floor attendant. You attend to our visitors. Answering their questions about our films. Checking tickets at the film hall. You make the visitors feel welcome.
  • Build-up team. You help with the build-up and build-down. The build-up starts a few days before the festival and the build-down is a day after the festival.
  • You help with the promotion of CinemAsia. Hanging up posters, handing out flyers.
  • Runner. You know how to get around town quickly. You move between locations to make sure every festival location (Rialto, Rialto VU and Studio/K) and its staff have everything they need.


What do you get in return

During the festival you get opportunities to watch films. We will make sure you have drinks and food during your shift. And you get a wonderful experience.

Unfortunately we cannot cover any travel or accommodation expenses. But you will get to meet other people who share your love for Asian cinema, delicious food and a lot of fun.

How can I apply as volunteer

Fill in the sign up form here. Before the festival we will invite you to come meet us beforehand, more information will be provided after signing up. Happy to see you soon!

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