Lights, camera, action, and YOU. Volunteers have always been essential to the success of the annual Geena Davis led Bentonville Film Festival (BFF). We are looking for dedicated and enthusiastic people to assist in a variety of areas for the 2024 edition of BFF taking place in person June 10 – June 16, 2024 in the Northwest Arkansas region as well as on-demand screenings available from June 11 – June 23, 2024.

Once your position is confirmed, we will have a Volunteer Agreement for you to sign at the orientation. We will continue using Volunteer Local as our volunteer portal for scheduling and shifts. All volunteers will go through a required Orientation training prior to the festival, Saturday, June 8, 2024, time TBD. Volunteer shifts will be scheduled from Monday, June 10 through Sunday, June 16 in the Northwest Arkansas region, specifically Bentonville.

Volunteer Benefits

• Free admission for selected public BFF screenings, panels, and special events

• Complimentary BFF t-shirt

• BFF Orientation and Volunteers welcome lunch

• Snacks and drinks provided throughout the festival

We look forward to a fun-filled week and opportunity to welcome filmmakers from around the world to Bentonville to champion women and diversity through great film, events, discussions, and celebrity events!

Volunteer Venues & Needs

  • Public Box Office & Information Hub Support
  • Screenings and Panel Venues Support
  • Geena Davis Outdoor Theater Support
  • Festival Headquarters Support
  • Special Event Venues Support
  • Filmmaker and Guest Hospitality Support
  • Community Event Support

BFF volunteers can have a variety of opportunities to get involved our festival. We accept volunteers ages 16 and up, including high school and college students.

If you have any questions that are not answered here, please contact us at volunteers@bentonvillefilm.org.