Volunteer at BFF 2019!

Volunteers are our true BFF’s!  We rely on hundreds of NWA Volunteers that generously dedicate their time and commitment to the BFF and showcasing our beautiful NWA community.

What does a BFF Volunteer Do?

  • Volunteer shifts are 4-6 hours.
  • Most volunteer shifts are Tues-Frid during the day, with a small number of evening and weekend shifts.
  • Indoor and outdoor positions available, with many different locations throughout Bentonville, including Record Downtown, 21c Museum Hotel, Film Screenings at The Walmart World Room, Skylight Cinema, and more!

How do I Sign Up?

  • Anyone over 18 may apply
  • Registering is quick and easy!
  • When selecting our volunteers each year, priority is given to applicants that are able to work 3 or more shifts.

Please click here to fill out the Online 2019 Bentonville Film Festival Volunteer Application.


  • The 5th annual Bentonville Film Festival runs May 7-11, 2019. There are volunteer positions available the week before and during the festival.


  • Volunteers receive free admission to all public screenings and panels that are not sold out.
  • Volunteers receive an Official BFF Hat and Official BFF T-shirt to keep and wear during shifts.
  • Be a part of the action while experiencing new and exciting Bentonville venues
  • Past Special Guests have included Geena Davis, Meg Ryan, William H. Macy, Robert De Niro, David Arquette, Terry Crews, Nia Vardalos, Jewel, and many more in addition to countless independent filmmakers, and industry and corporate changemakers.

For Questions: Please email volunteer@bentonvillefilmfestival.com