We welcome your collaboration. Please contact us if you want to volunteer before or during this unique Down East event. Help us reach our goals and be rewarded with special perks and privileges. Membership will include a free T-shirt, invitation to special events and free passes to select events. To help us keep our registration fees low and to gain exposure, please consider sponsoring DEFF. Sponsors will be offered many opportunities to advertise and exhibit. For information on volunteering, membership, and sponsorship opportunities, please contact us below.

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Volunteers are needed on every level from website management, social media, promotional assistants, and general boots on the ground before, during and after the festival. If you are willing, we can use your help.

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We offer partnership opportunities to filmmakers, film-related enterprises, and community leaders that assist us as we move DEFF towards its mission of creating a thriving community-building, filmmaking hub.

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Help fulfill our mission. Get recognized for your support. We will acknowledge you on our websites, printed materials, and other events throughout the year plus mentions in other media outlets!

“Filmmaking is a miracle of collaboration” ~ James McAvoy

Contact us to volunteer, partner, or sponsor below.
You will be glad you did!

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