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The Program

The Festival Ambassadors program is a month-long opportunity for UVA students to gain hands-on experience in the entertainment industry through event coordination, publicity, and marketing.

Ambassadors will be responsible for:

  • Creating original promotional content for festival programming
  • Coordinating and publicizing the late night on-Grounds film series
  • Planning on-Grounds initiatives to raise awareness of Festival events and increase student engagement
  • Partnering with senior staff to support the 2019 Virginia Film Festival and its programs

Festival Ambassadors will receive:

  • VAFF merchandise
  • Complimentary group meal to kick-off the Ambassadors program
  • Complimentary group meal during program check-in
  • Opportunities to meet and network with VAFF staff and guests

Please note, this is a volunteer position. Festival Ambassadors will be expected to commit 1-2 hours / week.

The Application

All UVA undergraduate and graduate, part-time and full-time students of any year are welcome to apply. First and second year students are especially encouraged to apply.

The application will close on Sunday, September 15 at 11:59PM.

After a competitive selection process, all applicants will be notified of their status by Friday, September 20.


Festival Ambassadors Application
VAFF Administrative Offices
617 West Main Street, 2nd Floor
Charlottesville, VA 22903

UVA Arts Box Office
109 Culbreth Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Hours: Noon – 5:00 PM M-F
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