Do you live in Milan or nearby?
Do you love cinema and you are curious to find out what happens behind the scenes of a film festival?
Vertigo Film Fest is looking for volunteers for its Fourth Edition!

Where and when

The final event will take place at BASE Milano on 7-8-9 July.
We will organize your engagement according to your availability, obviously giving you time to participate in the festival as part of the audiemce as well. You will have access to all three days of the festival, you will have the festival bag and a certificate of participation. For some tasks, a help may be needed in the days before the festival’s begginning.

What is #VFF

Vertigo Film Fest is the festival based in Milan entirely dedicated to the world of short films. This year selection includes 25 films of a maximum duration of 30 minutes from Italy and the world. The categories in competition are Fiction, Animation, Documentary and Milano Academy (open to film students from Milan).

What you are looking for

Your task will be to welcome the public, check the tickets, and give informations about the #VFF23 and the three days of the festival. A hand will also be needed to bring the microphone to anyone who wants to have their say during the moments of debate at the end of the films.

You will help us create contents that best describe #VFF23. We will need a hand in the creation and post-production of photos and videos of all the fesitival’s best moments (panels, talks with the audience, chats outside the hall and the musical performances). If you have your own camera and/or PC equipped with an editing program, even better!

Your task will be to support the Staff in the organizational part of the festival. Manage the communications with the location and make sure everything is ready for each day of the event.

You will help the staff making and posting of social contents during the days of the festival. Requirements for this role are a mobile phone and a good knowledge of Facebook, Instagram and TikTok.

Your task will be to welcome and follow the guests (directors and filmmakers) during their stay at the festival. You will be their reference and you will be available to provide informations about the city and obviously about the #VFF23 appointments. A good knowledge of English and Italian is required for this role.

How to apply

If you want to be part of our Staff as a volunteer, send an email to with the subject VFF23 Volunteer. We ask you to specify in the subject line or inside the email the role you would like to apply for.
We will contact you as soon as possible and arrange an interview to know each other better. Once confirmed, an orientation meeting with the other volunteers will follow within the next few weeks.

For more information, you can contact us on +39 338 371 5947