It’s That Time of the Year – Toronto International Film Festival Puts Out Call For Volunteers For #TIFF12
With summer around the corner and the weather is starting to co-operate, thoughts of the 37thToronto International Film Festival taking place Sept 6-16th, 2012 may seem far off to most, however if you want to be involved this year, the time is now. The festival just opened up their call for volunteers and the early bird catches the worm as they say.
Full details in the press release below:
THE TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL WANTS YOU!
TORONTO – TIFF seeks avid volunteers to help out with the 37th annual Toronto International Film Festival®, which runs from September 6 to 16, 2012. Select volunteers can expect to engage in a variety of tasks, working directly with thousands of Festival- goers from around the world. Over 2,100 individual volunteers contributed efforts during the 2011 Festival, donating more than 63,000 dedicated hours to activities supporting the organization.
“TIFF volunteers represent a vital element of the Festival’s overall success,” said Colin Druhan, Manager, Volunteer and Intern Resources, TIFF. “Every fall, they offer their endemic enthusiasm and generous commitment; in exchange, TIFF strives to deliver a diversity-rich programme, enhanced by a transformative and unparalleled hands-on learning experience.”
Interested participants can apply online at tiff.net/volunteer. Applicants must meet the minimum age requirement of 18 years old.
TIFF is a charitable cultural organization whose mission is to transform the way people see the world through film. An international leader in film culture, TIFF projects include the annual Toronto International Film Festival in September; TIFF Bell Lightbox, which features five cinemas, major exhibitions, and learning and entertainment facilities; and innovative national distribution program Film Circuit. The organization generates an annual economic impact of $170 million CAD. TIFF Bell Lightbox is generously supported by contributors including Founding Sponsor Bell, the Province of Ontario, the Government of Canada, the City of Toronto, the Reitman family (Ivan Reitman, Agi Mandel and Susan Michaels), The Daniels Corporation and RBC. For more information, visit tiff.net.
The Toronto International Film Festival is generously supported by Lead Sponsor Bell, Major Sponsors RBC, L’Oréal Paris, and Visa, and Major Supporters the Government of Ontario, Telefilm Canada and the City of Toronto.
Cineplex Entertainment is the proud sponsor of the Festival Volunteer Programme.