Join our Team - Become a Crested Butte Film Festival Ambassador

Are you passionate about cinema, culture, and community? Join us!

We are seeking film-lovers who gain inspiration from creating and consuming film to promote our international film festival. Through the transformative power of cinema, Crested Butte Film Festival fosters artistic creativity and inspires connection, cultural awareness, and social action. As a Festival Ambassador you will create content, share your #CBFF2017 experience, and generate excitement in others about this unique and intimate event.

Ambassador Opportunities

  • Receive a 4-Day Film Festival Pass ($240 value) - includes entrance to ALL film programs (priority VIP seating)

  • Exposure to 100+ moving, creative, and provocative films including international narrative, documentary, short and outdoor adventure films

  • Free access to ‘Behind the Scenes’, our industry workshops with filmmakers/directors/actors and other industry professionals

  • Access to free filmmaker talks and fun film events

  • An assigned Shadow Placement Experience with a filmmaker, screenwriter or festival staff member

  • Inside experience with event-planning and the inner-workings of an international film festival

  • Learn more about the beauty of storytelling through media and collaborating with other artists

  • Gain experience with promotion, brand management and social media

  • Fantastic experience to add to your resume

  • We’ll help you organize your accommodations and provide affordable options with other ambassadors

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Distribute posters/flyers/postcards weekly to the same businesses (i.e. coffee shops, independent theaters, art houses, bars/restaurants, libraries, your campus, etc.)

  • Promote and represent the festival in a positive and engaging way

  • Familiarize yourself with the festival message, chosen films, and CBFF social media platforms to accurately represent the festival

  • Get your peers involved with our social media platforms through specialized sharing

  • Speak about CBFF in front of one relevant organization or class

  • Weekly social media action - likes, comments, and shares

  • Create an inspiring written (or film) testimonial about your unique experience at the festival

  • Serve two volunteer shifts during the festival

Ambassadors must be available to join us at the Crested Butte Film Festival ---- September 28 - October 1, 2017.


If interested, please submit your application by June 30th, 2017 here:

For any questions about the Crested Butte Film Festival Ambassador Program
please email Johanna at