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Join the Team

Interested in joining the team and helping make this year’s San Diego Asian Film Festival a success?

We’d love to have you! We’re currently seeking individuals and groups to volunteer with several different departments during the festival.

Sign Up to Volunteer

  • Please use an email address that you check frequently. We will update you on opportunities to volunteer as they come up and you will be able to sign up for shifts.
  • Note that it will take up to 24 hours to review and process applications. Shifts are now live! 
  • IMPORTANT COVID-19 PROTOCOLS! All staff, contractors, and volunteers will be required to be fully vaccinated and wear masks while on-site.


Volunteering Comes With Perks!*

  • Complete 1-5 shifts and receive 2 vouchers to redeem at future Pac Arts screenings.
  • Complete 6-10 shifts and also receive 1 official SDAFF T-shirt.
  • Complete 11-15 shifts and receive all of the above plus 1 Friend-Level Membership to Pac Arts for one year.

* Subject to change.


If you have questions about volunteering, becoming a Volunteer Lead, or you’re interested in signing up your organization to volunteer, contact Volunteer Coordinators Christine Pasalo Norland ( and Michael Medina ( They will help find the best fit for you at the festival. You can also call us at 619.400.5911