SXSW is looking for volunteers


AUSTIN (KXAN) – The South by Southwest festival is looking for volunteers to staff its 2014 event.

Jobs range from festival production to conference activities including registration, information, trade show, technical support, among others. Day and night positions are available during the festival. Volunteers must be able to work a minimum of 30 hours or three shifts during the event, depending on their crew type.

Applications are available online and crew shift selections will take place at the Volunteer Call on Saturday, January 18 between 3 and 5 p.m. and Tuesday, January 28 between 6 and 9 p.m. at the Austin Convention Center, Ballroom ABC on the First Floor. If you are unable to attend the Volunteer Call or have questions about volunteering contact a SXSW volunteer coordinator at or 512-467-7979.

The SXSW Film Festival runs from March 7 to 15, the Film Conference runs from March 7 to 11, the SXSW Interactive Festival runs from March 7 to 11, the SXSW Music Conference and Festival runs from March 11 – 16, 2014. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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