Austin Film Festival
- Project Type: Industry
- Pay Status: Unpaid
- Production Company / Studio: Austin Film Festival
- Location: Austin, TX
- Start Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019
- Wrap Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019
Via The Austin Film Festival:
The Theater Manager is responsible for managing a team of AFF volunteers, executing all AFF line and Front of House policies in an orderly and timely manner, ensuring crowd control and a smooth screening.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Manage a team of theater volunteers, delegating tasks to them and ensuring they conduct their tasks correctly
- Ensure crowd control
- Ensure screening remains on schedule by anticipating large crowds, handing out queue cards well in advance, communicating with staff on-site, and keeping volunteers on task
- Understand and adhere to all AFF line policies
- Act as the point person for moderator when they arrive, giving them all necessary script materials.
- Guarantee all sponsorship materials are passed out or set up correctly at the venue
- Communicate any problems to Theater Operations Manager, Production Manager, or on-site AFF staff
- Attend 2 Theater Manager trainings with the Theater Operations Manager
- Transport venue box and all necessary Front of House materials to Theater
- Maintain and organize the venue box throughout the festival
- Send advance emails/texts to daily theater team, reminding them of their shift responsibilities, and giving them any necessary updates
Submit resumes to:
As with any workplace, the film and television industries can present a wide range of potential occupational health and safety hazards to workers. The Texas Film Commission expects all productions, regardless of budget to employ best practices such as establishing a workplace harassment prevention policy as well as maintaining overall industry safety standards in order to encourage and accomplish safety on set. Please visit the Safety On Set page for additional industry safety resources as well as information about employee rights and laws in Texas.
Project posted August 15, 2019