February 13, 2009


Love docs? Want to be part of the excitement of the 2009 Academy Awards®? Volunteer for one or both of these events hosted by the International Documentary Association. We have 2 opportunities - you can do both!


The Annual IDA Nominees' Reception
(honoring Academy Award® Nominees in both the Short and Feature categories)
Wednesday Feb 18, 2009
5 pm – midnight
The Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater (on Wilshire in Beverly Hills)

Hosted by Lily Tomlin, the party begins with a catered reception followed by a program of clips and filmmaker comments and ends with desserts and coffee after the show! A fun, fun time. Volunteer and join the party!

Volunteers needed for the following positions: Ushers, Guest Check In, Media Check In, Publicity and Theater Greeters.

To work this event, please email: volunteer@documentary.org and in subject line write: Awards Reception – also indicate which position you prefer.

(Please note: All volunteers must be dressed in business or formal attire for this event. We recommend wearing comfortable shoes.)


Can’t make it to the Awards Ceremony? Volunteer for DocuDay instead and get to see some of the nominated films!

DocuDay LA
Saturday Feb 21st, 2009
The WGA Theatre (on Doheny in Beverly Hills)

An all-day and night screening marathon of the nominated documentaries with Q&A's between each screening.

Volunteers are needed for the following positions: Ushers, Theater Greeters, Box Office, Café and Volunteer Check In.

Shifts are available from:

Shift One: 8 am to 12:30 pm
Shift Two: Noon to 4:30 pm
Shift Three: 4 pm to 9 pm
Shift Four: 8 pm to 12:30 am

Please email: volunteer@documentary.org and in subject line write: DocuDay – then indicate which position you prefer and which shift(s) you are able to do.

The dress code is casual. Volunteers are welcome to watch films before or after their shifts.

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