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qFLIX’s first festival, in 2014, was just 5-days long and screened 35 films, we now produce 4 festivals, with 85 days of programming, and over 300 new and independent LGBTQ+ films from around the world.

All this success has been accomplished by an all-volunteer production team, who have embraced qFLIX’s mission as their own.

As a mission driven family of LGBTQ+ film festivals, we believe that our stories are the soul of our community and are best expressed in the arts. As such, these stories must be shared far and wide.  Our stories gathered from around the world, educate, empower, entertain, and inspire a people to move further towards equality, and into a world that is not simply diverse and inclusive, but one that creates a sense of belonging for all LGBTQ+ people.

We recognize and acknowledge the truth that qFLIX is fully fueled by the time, talent, expertise, dedication, and passion of our volunteers. We respectfully ask that you please consider joining our production crew to help continue the tradition of LGBTQ+ film in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Your commitment is welcomed, needed, and always appreciated.

To volunteer for qFLIX, or to learn more about volunteering, complete the information requested form to the right.

If you have any questions, please e-mail volunteers@qFLIXusa.com.

Volunteer Roles

Juror Roles

Individuals who volunteer as a qFLIX juror will work with qFLIX’s Associate Producer responsible for jurors.  Jurors will be assigned to such film categories as features, documentaries, shorts, etc.  No previous experience needed, just a love of LGBTQ+ storytelling on film.

Box Office Roles

Individuals who volunteer for the qFLIX Box Office will work with the Associate Producer of Box Office Services.  Tasks include ticket & badges sales, will call, and festival guest check in.

Greeter/Usher/Scanners Roles

Individuals who work these positions will report to the festival Associate Producer of Volunteers and/or the Associate Producer for Production Management. This group is responsible for such tasks as Covid-19 vaccination verification, ticket & badge holders line management, ticket & badge scanning for entry into the theater, aid filmmakers, guest, festival attendees, as needed, and preparing the theater for the next screening.

Special Events Roles

Individuals who volunteer for Special Events are tasked with set-up/break-down, as needed, and to assist in ensuring a smooth and pleasant experience for all our guests, for such events as our creative black-tie Black & Pink Gala on opening night, the Filmmaker’s Afternoon Tea, and our “always a blast” closing night party.

Volunteers will be allowed to see one film per volunteer shift, after three complete shifts volunteer will have access to any in-person film in the festival. Volunteer who has completed three shifts will also receive a free companion movie pass for every shift they volunteer for.

*All volunteers, staff, and attendees of qFLIX Philadelphia must show proof that they are always fully Covid-19 Vaccination and wear mask.

If you have any questions, please e-mail volunteers@qFLIXusa.com.


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