Thank you for teaming up with the Albuquerque Film & Music Experience (AFMX)!

There are year-round opportunities to volunteer at events that are presented quarterly, along with the main festival in September.

  • Although returning volunteers are given the first selection of positions, we welcome applications from new candidates.

  • Apply online at any time during the year.  The application deadline for the main festival in September is September 11. You must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Once your application is submitted, you will receive an email or phone call to discuss volunteer opportunities.


Benefits include:

  • Attend screenings, industry panels, and events for free.

  • Meet amazing industry leaders, filmmakers, musicians, and actors from around the world.

  • Learn different aspects of the film, music, and arts industries.

  • Make lifelong friends.

  • Receive an AFME t-shirt.

  • Network! Network! Network!

We are currently looking for volunteers for the following positions:

Marketing Coordinator

Works closely with the Director of Operations, Creative Director, Marketing Consultant. Must be familiar with sales, media outreach (both local and national), creative marketing solutions, press releases, distribution, and follow-up phone calls to assure press release information is covered in print, on radio, television, and the web. Will also help with marketing materials distribution

Social Media Manager

Target marketing of films and events across all social media platforms leading up to the fall festival. During the festival, promoting events day-of, live feeds from events and promotion for next day’s events.  Manages all social media accounts for AFMX such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn before, during, and after events. Is proactive to create meaningful posts to engage and interact with the AFMX audience and its potential creative collaborators. May oversee others assigned to assist with social media. 

Screening Team Members 

Screening Team members will watch and review all entries that are submitted to the Albuquerque Film & Music Experience, and make recommendations regarding the acceptance of films to the festival, utilizing a rating system to judge each entry.



  • Love of Film

  • Ability to look at and critique the following aspects of all types of projects (short, documentary, feature):

  • Filmmaking experience or set experience not required but certainly beneficial, and we require Screening Team members to watch at least 90% of projects, rate them, and provide notes in the FilmFreeway system about why you do or do not recommend for programming at AFMX. This position requires a time commitment and effective written communication skills. 

Drive-In Lot Attendants 

Assists in directing ticket holders to designated parking spots, ensuring COVID 19 social distancing protocols are adhered to, providing customer service as needed. Assisting with set up and tear down of signage at lot. 


Drive-In Green Room Attendant 

Oversees the security, volunteer safety equipment, and catering for volunteers. Ensures all volunteers sign in for their shift, are provided safety equipment (vest, walkies, flashlights), and make sure the room is adequate with food and beverage.

For a full list of volunteer positions, CLICK HERE.  If you are interested, please complete the volunteer application or drop us a line at volunteers@afmxnm.com.

CLICK HERE for AFME Foundation's Harassment Policy, Confidentiality Agreement, and Production Release/Waiver of Liability Agreement.

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