Save the date! Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids | April 19-20, 2024



Utah Film Center needs volunteers! We have opportunities for you to assist us with box office & ticketing, clubhouse & workshop activities, event load in & load out, crowd management, general Festival support, and more. Without your help, we couldn’t produce Tumbleweeds, the only independent, international film festival for children & youth in the Mountain West. We thank you for your support! Sign up today!

A Note About Volunteering at Tumbleweeds

  • This year’s Festival is at the Viridian Event Center in West Jordan.
    • Field Trip shifts are Wednesday, April 19 and Thursday, April 20.
    • Festival shifts are Friday, April 21 through Sunday, April 23.
  • As Tumbleweeds is truly an inter-generational Festival, we welcome those who wish to bring their children, grandchildren, or nieces and nephews to volunteer alongside them. (Volunteers 16 & under must be accompanied by an Adult/Parent/Guardian.)

Volunteer Incentives for Tumbleweeds

You will receive the following for assisting us at the Festival:

  • One Shift
    • One of the following: in-person Festival Day Pass OR an online pass for the virtual films.
      Each day pass includes the following perks:
      • All in-person films for that day on a first come, first served basis.
      • Passes will be shared prior to the Festival so you can enjoy the benefits all Festival long, regardless of when your shifts are actually scheduled
      • Clubhouse activities
  • Two Shifts
    • Two of the items above.
  • Three or More Shifts
    • An equal number of the items above based on the number of shifts worked.

*We reserve the right to cancel incentives if scheduled shifts are not fulfilled.

Volunteer Shifts

Whether you love to watch films, want to explore the hands on activities at the Clubhouse, or do both, a day pass is your access to the Festival!

Each day pass includes the following perks: In-person films on a first come, first served basis

  • Clubhouse activities.
  • Free UTA transit to the Festival at Mid-Valley Performing Arts Center in Taylorsville

Each member of your group needs a pass to access Tumbleweeds. Workshops require additional registration and fee. 

Choose a Saturday day pass, a Sunday day pass, or both! 

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