The MNFF is made possible through the generous support of our fabulous volunteers. More than 45 folks pitch in each August to help make this event a success and we are always welcoming new volunteers! If you are a student seeking experience in the film industry, look no further; we give you hands-on experience that will spruce up a resume. Are you a film lover and want to see movies for free? You’ve come to the right place. No matter your reasons for volunteering, we welcome you and will work hard to make this a rewarding experience. After all, volunteering should be fun!

Volunteers may choose the following roles: 

  • Theater Support
  • Venue Management*
  • Event Staff
  • Info / Merch Store Staff
  • Photography / Videography
  • Runners
  • Drivers
  • Pre-Festival Support

* If you are interested in being a Venue Manager, please contact Associate Producer Phoebe Lewis directly.

In return, Volunteers enjoy the following perks: 

  • Free Tickets and Passes (on a sliding scale based on hours worked)
  • Volunteer merch
  • Exclusive volunteer pre-festival screening
  • And more!

Fill out this quick survey to join the #MNFF4 Volunteer Team.

We will be in touch about upcoming meetings and trainings throughout the summer.