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Volunteering at the Documentary Convention 2019

Please send an e-mail to with the following materials: CV, brief cover letter, your desired volunteer position and why, language skills, city/country of residence, and availability between 11-15 April.

Looking for an opportunity to mingle with leading documentary professionals, filmmakers and decision-makers from the Arab world, Europe and across the globe?
If you’re passionate about documentary filmmaking and/or organising cultural events, join our team of enthusiastic volunteers and help make Documentary Convention 2019 a success!

Why volunteer?

Running from 15-17 April 2019 in Leipzig, Germany, the Documentary Convention (DC), organised by DOX BOX and The Arab Fund For Arts and Culture (AFAC), is an annual international convening of the documentary community with a focus on documentary industries of the Arab region and Europe.

By volunteering, you’ll be at the very centre of this year’s DC, meet international experts, be involved in discussions and experience what it takes to organise an international convention!

You’ll also be granted a convention pass for DC’19. Passes give full access to all events of the DC’19 from 15-17 April and include the convention catering and evening meals on each day.

What we’re looking for:

Volunteers to support in:

  • Hospitality and guest coordination
  • On-location support
  • Note taking, report writing
  • Technical assistance to the documentation team

If you have previous experience in any of the fields mentioned above and have a good command of English (German and Arabic is a plus!), we would be happy to receive your application.

Find out more about each volunteering position at the following link.