17th Annual Festival Live In Nanaimo - Now Complete
Submissions Now Closed
Thanks for Your Submissions
Thanks for your support
See you next year
Live Streamed
April 8th & 9th, 2022


If you are interested in volunteering for VISFF and for the festival, we would love to hear from you. If you love short films, indie films, experimental films, new filmmakers, and want to be involved, we’d love for you to be a team member. To do so, please contact us by emailing admin@visff.com.

Thank you in advance for your interest in working with the 2022 Festival.

Current filled Volunteer Coordinator Positions:

Festival Director and Sponsorship Coordinator – Hilary Eastmure
Responsible for the success of the Festival
Chairs Organizing Committee and manages all coordinators
Selects and Co-chairs the Selection Committee
Selects and Co-chairs the Judging Committee
Creates budget
Coordinates sponsorships
Applies for grants
Organizes after-party

Submissions & Promotions Coordinator – Hilary Eastmure
Creates media plan for the year
Writes Press Releases
Purchases and organizes advertisements
Liaises with Designer for ads, posters, and electronic imagery
Contacts TV Stations
Contacts Radio Stations
Updates our website and contacts other websites
Manages social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube)

Co-chairs the Selection Committee
Co-chairs the Judging Committee
Manages FilmFreeway
Creates and maintains submission catalog
Contacts local filmmakers and communities
Liaises with filmmakers about tech submission
Compiles Films for selection and judging committees
Books Venue
Writes Show Script
Creates and puts up show Signage
Organizes Front of House
Liaises with Promotions Coordinator for ticket giveaways
Liaises with Organizers for comp tickets (keep a list of comps)
Sells Tickets at the door

Event MC – Matt Carter