RiverRun Seeking Volunteers for April 4–14 RiverRun International Film Festival
WINSTON-SALEM, NC (FEBRUARY 21, 2019)—The RiverRun International Film Festival is seeking volunteers to work during this year’s festival, which will take place April 4-14. Volunteer jobs include film venue ushering, selling and taking tickets, serving at parties, office work, promotional work in advance of the festival and a wide range of hospitality services.
Volunteers must complete a minimum of two four-hour shifts during the course of the festival. In return for their service, volunteers will receive a RiverRun volunteer t-shirt, one film screening voucher per four-hour shift, free access to official RiverRun gala, a chance to enjoy a post festival volunteer celebration and more. Those interested in becoming a volunteer should go to riverrunfilm.com and click on “get involved” for more information. Questions about becoming a volunteer for RiverRun should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2019 RiverRun International Film Festival will feature more than 150 screenings in Winston-Salem and Greensboro. Based in Winston-Salem, RiverRun is an Academy Award-qualifying festival in two categories: Documentary Short and Animated Short. RiverRun is evaluating more than 1,600 films that were submitted for consideration and will announce the 2019 festival lineup on March 12. Tickets will be available to members on March 13 and 14 and will go on sale to the general public on March 15 at riverrunfilm.com.
About RiverRun International Film Festival
Founded in 1998, the RiverRun International Film Festival is a non-profit cultural organization dedicated to the role of cinema as a conduit of powerful ideas and diverse viewpoints. Year-round programs include the Indie Lens Pop-Up Documentary Series, RiverRun Retro and Films With Class educational programs. Each spring, RiverRun’s Festival screens new narrative, documentary, short, student and animated films, offering both audience and jury prizes in competition categories. The 2019 RiverRun International Film Festival will take place April 4-14 with screenings in Winston-Salem and Greensboro.
The sponsors of the RiverRun International Film Festival help sustain the organization’s mission to foster a greater appreciation of cinema and a deeper understanding of the many people, cultures and perspectives of our world through regular interaction with great films and filmmakers. The 2018 sponsors include: Title Sponsors – Reynolds American, The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County and UNCSA; Presenting Sponsors – American Airlines, City of Winston-Salem, The Millennium Fund, Wake Forest University, Wells Fargo, Elephant in the Room and MullenLowe; Marquee Sponsors – Nelson Mullins, Forsyth County, Parkway Lincoln, PNC Bank, Salem Smiles Orthodontics, Visit Winston-Salem and Kilpatrick Townsend.