Internships & Jobs

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Development & Sponsorship Associate
Reporting to and in partnership with President/CEO, the Development & Sponsorship Associate provides support for corporate fund raising activities and individual donor solicitation. In addition to working with Dallas Film Society leadership to solicit and secure Corporate Sponsors, their chief responsibility is working with other DFS departments to ensure all commitments to sponsors are met, including logo placements, sampling opportunities, passes and tickets, etc.

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Accounting Manager
The Dallas Film Society seeks a part-time accounting manager to manage the day to day finances of The Society and The Dallas International Film Festival. Interested candidates should have at least two years of accounting experience, be willing to work overtime hours for the film festival in March, April and May, and have experience with QuickBooks, Excel, Word and Outlook. Experience working with non-profits is a plus.

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To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Dallas Film Society President and CEO, Lee Papert, at or mail to:

The Dallas Film Society
Attn: Sponsorship Position
3625 N. Hall
Suite 740
Dallas, Texas 75219


Festival jobs are seasonal, contract positions that end at the conclusion of the event.

Jobs will be posted as they become available.


Are you detailed orientated, organized and love film? The Dallas Film Society offers ongoing (unpaid) internships each semester to college students seeking credit, knowledge and experience. All positions include researching, assisting staff, attending DFS events and, in the spring, working at the Dallas International Film Festival. Applicants must be at college level or higher.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and a short cover letter stating the position they are interested in, and detailing their skills, experience and desire to work for the Film Society to Renee Contreras at or fax to 214.720.0551.

All internships have been filled for the semester. Check back in late summer for our fall internship postings.


Click here to find out more about our volunteer program.

The Dallas Film Society, in accordance with applicable federal and state law, is an equal-opportunity employer that seeks a globally representative staff with at least a modicum amount of knowledge of the regional film landscape. The Dallas Film Society particularly welcomes applications from women and diverse ethnicities. The Film Society does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy/childbirth, medical condition, disability, age, ancestry, marital status, citizenship or veteran status. This nondiscrimination policy covers all staff members, interns and volunteers.




DFS Members receive invitations to year-round films and events, reserved seats at screenings with our cultural partners and exclusive benefits at the Dallas International Film Festival.

Your support helps the DFS bring filmmakers to Dallas, offer year-round programming and provide educational events for future filmmakers.

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2015 DIFF

The 9th annual Dallas International Film Festival is scheduled for April 9-19, 2015. Festival Passes and Gala tickets will be available late in 2014. We will update the site with information on Festival venues and screenings in March 2015.

Revisit the films and events of the 2014 Festival here! »

2015 DIFF

The 9th annual Dallas International Film Festival is scheduled for April 9-19, 2015. Revisit the films and events of the 2014 Festival here! »


Your support helps the Dallas Film Society bring independent films and filmmakers to Dallas, and educate the next generation of filmmakers.


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