05 Mar Join the 14th Isola Cinema Team! – DEADLINE EXTENDED!
Between June 6th and 10th , the 14th Kino Otok – Isola Cinema international film festival will bring to
Izola, Slovenia, a fresh selection of independent author films, discussions on film and recognisable
guests from all over the world. For the 14th time, the film ties will also emerge through the
cheerfulness and the enthusiasm of its young festival team. An international team of volunteers
with more than 70 members is a guarantee for active networking that opens the door wide to new
cooperation in Slovenia and abroad, while generations of young enthusiasts successfully transfer
their practical experience obtained at Isola Cinema into their professional careers.
We invite everyone who loves film and would like to undergo informal practical training in the field
of organising film and cultural events to joins us and build an unforgettable film experience with us.
We offer you experience in an international environment, a possibility of completing obligatory
practical training, socialising with established international filmmakers and, last but not least, new
friendships. We will provide you with the knowledge and the skills that will enable you to initiate and
carry out similar projects and programmes in the field of culture, education and youth work, and at
the same time, we would also like to continue our cooperation in the following editions of the
In its fourteen years, Isola Cinema has spontaneously developed into a space of informal practical
training, which is our answer to the current socio-economic situation. We devote special attention to
including interested people in the form of mentored practical training in the numerous areas of
festival organisation and the related cultural and educational programmes of the Otok Institute. In
addition to the festival, we organise film screenings and workshops for children and youngsters
throughout the year, and various events commonly named “On the Island” with Slovenian and
international partners. We cooperate with numerous organisations like universities, youth centres,
student clubs and cultural societies. We also encourage international cooperation of peers from
Slovenia and abroad.
In a pleasant work atmosphere during the festival, our mentors will assist you in numerous areas
- taking care of international festival guests,
- managing festival venues and logistics,
- managing the festival camp,
- photo and video documenting of the festival,
- assisting in the kitchen
- Submarine – Otok for Kids, the film-educational programme for children,
- and more.
A month before the festival, we will also be glad to receive your help at:
- distribution of promotional materials
The daily presence in Izola is necessary from June 5th until June 11th. During the festival, we offer
- accommodation in the festival camp,
- a festival pass affording you free entrance to all festival venues in your free time.
If you want to cooperate with us, please fill the online application by
April 2nd, 2018 April 16th, 2018.
For further information please contact Volunteer Coordinator Natalija Gajić at e-address
On your request you will be given a certificate of participation. We are looking forward to responsible
candidates who will happily co-create this year’s festival and perhaps become part of our annual
organisational team or future creators of new film connections.
See you at Otok!