37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024


Festival Ambassadors

The Festival Ambassadors program is back! The Ambassadors program allows University of Virginia students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in event-planning and entertainment publicity, and we are excited to work with students again this year. Find details about the program below.

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The Program

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

Ambassadors may be responsible for:

  • Creating original promotional content for festival programming
  • Coordinating and publicizing film screenings to the UVA community
  • Planning on-Grounds initiatives to raise awareness of Festival events and increase student engagement
  • Chalking across Grounds to increase social media presence
  • Partnering with senior staff to support the 2023 Virginia Film Festival and its programs

Festival Ambassadors could receive:

  • VAFF swag
  • Complimentary group meal during Festival weekend
  • Opportunities to meet and network with VAFF staff and guests

Please note, this is a volunteer position. Festival Ambassadors can commit anywhere from 1-2+ hours per week.

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Join us!

All UVA undergraduate and graduate, part-time and full-time students of any year are encouraged to fill out our interest form.

The 2023 Festival Ambassadors program will have a virtual interest meeting on September 11 at 7:30 PM and will meet in person on the following dates:

  • September 18 at 7:30 PM
  • September 25 at 7:30 PM
  • October 9 at 7:30 PM
  • October 23 at 7:30 PM
Interest Form!