All volunteer spots are full!

Full Frame is no longer accepting 2017 volunteer or wait list applicants.


Volunteer FAQ:

*NEW* REQUIREMENTS – In order to be considered for one of our volunteer spots, you must meet all of the following requirements.

  • Must be 18 years of age or older*
  • Must be able to work a minimum of three 5 hour (non-consecutive) shifts during festival week (especially April 5 – 9, 2017)
  • Have at least 2 days of open availability (especially April 5 – 9, 2017)
  • Cinema volunteers must be available to work on Friday or Saturday night
  • Attend the mandatory volunteer orientation meeting and assigned team training session(s)

*NOTE – Some positions require volunteers to be at least 21 years of age and work pre and post-festival shifts.

BENEFITS – Volunteers receive one pass credential, one volunteer t-shirt, and five (5) tickets to films and events at the festival. During your shift, volunteers also have access to the Volunteer Lounge where complimentary drinks and snacks are served.

TEAM DESCRIPTIONS – Check out our list of volunteer teams here: 2017 TEAM DESCRIPTIONS. Be sure to list your top 4 choices on the volunteer application.

MANUAL – Check out this year’s Volunteer Manual here: 2017 VOLUNTEER MANUAL. Be sure to review the information prior to your first shift.

NOTIFICATION – Volunteer spots are limited and you must meet all of the requirements to be considered. If you have been selected to volunteer for Full Frame 2017, you will receive an email confirmation from our volunteer coordinator on or before March 1.

CONTACT – Have questions? Please contact our volunteer coordinator (starting Jan 1) at volunteer@fullframefest.org.


2017 Volunteer Dates

Full Frame Theater & Boiler Room, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Mandatory for all team leaders

Full Frame Theater, 6:00 – 7:00 pm and 7:15 – 8:15 pm
Volunteers must sign up for ONE of the TWO sessions.
Sign up begins MAR 1 @ 11:00 am and ends MAR 5 @ 5:00 pm.
Mandatory for all new volunteers and team leaders

Register for the 6PM Session: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/full-frame-2017-volunteer-orientation-6pm-tickets-32259707654
Register for the 7:15PM Session: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/full-frame-2017-volunteer-orientation-715pm-tickets-32260051683

Full Frame Theater, Boiler Room & Flex Room, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Mandatory for all venue teams and team leaders
(Additional space may be available for other teams to meet on this day)

Full Frame Theater, Boiler Room & Flex Room, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Open to all teams

MAR 27 – TEAM TRAINING DAY #3 (optional)
Full Frame Theater, Boiler Room & Flex Room, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Open to all teams

APR 4 – TOTE STUFFING (optional)
Durham Convention Center corridor, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Sign up to help stuff tote bags! The first 20 volunteers to sign up will receive a free tote! All volunteers are welcome!

Sign-up begins at 9:00 AM on April 3: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/full-frame-2017-tote-stuffing-sign-up-tickets-33177803704