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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