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

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


VFF Street Fleet

Calling All UVA Students

Applications are now open for the 2017 VFF Street Fleet, a team of 10-15 UVA students passionate about the arts who serve as representatives of the Virginia Film Festival from the program announcement on Tuesday, September 26, through Family Day on Saturday, November 11. Street Fleet members have the unique opportunity to work closely with Festival employees and the UVA arts community to promote VFF films to UVA students.


VFF Street Fleet team members will have the following responsibilities leading up to the days of the Festival (Nov. 9-12):


  • Paint Beta Bridge
  • Distribute handbills on Grounds to UVA students
  • Hang up flyers around Grounds
  • Visit UVA classes to promote Festival films
  • Represent the Festival by staffing events
  • Attend training for and staff Family Day, an all-day event on Saturday, November 11

Important Dates

Monday, September 18: Applications due

Wednesday, September 20: Street Fleet selected

Wednesday, September 27: First meeting at the VFF office in Charlottesville

Saturday, November 11: Family Day

Thursday, November 9, through Sunday, November 12: Virginia Film Festival


Street Fleet team members will have the following opportunities:


  • A behind-the-scenes look at the Festival
  • Exclusive meetings with VFF staff members
  • A chance to work with peers passionate about the arts and the Virginia Film Festival

To say thank you for all the hard work, Street Fleet team members will receive:


  • Street Fleet t-shirt
  • Official VFF swag bag
  • Guaranteed admission to a premium Festival screening or event
  • An invitation to the VFF Volunteer Thank-You Party

Apply Now

Fill out an application here for this year’s VFF Street Fleet! Applications are due Monday, September 18. Applicants can expect to hear back Wednesday, September 20.