ART DIRECTOR – create artwork for entire festival; liaison to printer(s) and artist(s) 

BALLOTS & TICKET TAKER – track attendees @ theater door, distribute & collect ballots to choose audience award winners; take tickets; count special badges (VIP, Filmmaker, Volunteer…) 

BOX OFFICE  – sell tickets and passes @ festival, track money 

CO-DIRECTOR – with festival coordinator, help coordinate entire festival process 

EVENTS & PARTIES – find locations; negotiate arrangements with venue; choose food/beverages; coordinate with live music 

FESTIVAL COMMITTEE – attend meetings & represent various “departments;” work between meetings on assignments 

FUNDRAISING & IN-KIND SPONSORSHIPS – raise funds (or in-kind goods & services) for the festival; includes some grant writing 

HOSPITALITY LOUNGE CAPTAIN  – collect food for VIP and Volunteer Lounges; display attractively and refresh as needed; observe food safety procedures 

JUDGING COORDINATOR – liaison to industry judges who choose the overall festival winning films; assists with on-site festival balloting process to choose “audience choice” winning films 

LIVE MUSIC – coordinate with live local bands to play at festival (theater, receptions, after parties); liaison to all bands 

MEDIA & MARKETING DIRECTOR – coordinate a comprehensive marketing plan; delegate tasks to committee members.  This position oversees Media & Marketing Committee Members, who work with the Marketing Director to actively promote XFF in social media; put up posters; arrange for free printing or ads; proactively make Crossroads known! 

MERCHANDISE – sell merchandise at the festival (T-shirts, posters…); track money 

MUSIC VIDEO SHOWCASE  – liaison to bands whose videos are appearing in the Showcase 

PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEOGRAPHY – onsite photos & videos the weekend of the festival; interviews with filmmakers (post on YouTube) 

SCREENING COMMITTEE CHAIR  – coordinate all films coming into Crossroads

• SCREENING COMMITTEE MEMBER– watch films pre-festival; help decide which make the first cut 

SUNDAY BRUNCH – coordinate the Sunday Awards Brunch (select site, food, do programs…) 

TECHNICAL – all things film-related the weekend of the festival 

TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR – coordinate drivers for all out-of-town guests

  • Transpo/Driver– responsible for taking guests from hotel, theater, and parties

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR  – with festival director(s)/festival coordinator, responsible for overall volunteer strategy 

WORKSHOP COORDINATOR (ADULTS)  – set up film-themed workshops geared for adults 

WORKSHOP COORDINATOR (YOUTH) – set up film-themed workshops geared to kids