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Production Volunteer Form

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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Canadian Film Centre!
Please review the below information before submitting an application.

CFC productions are professional sets. We have smaller, agile crews, but adhere to industry standards while on set. We offer a variety of opportunities throughout the year, with volunteers working on everything from internal exercises to larger showcase productions.

For our showcase productions, we work with donated gear from professional gear houses, including a package grip and electric truck, and a professional camera package. Our sets run on an 11 + 1 working day (11hrs work + 1-hour lunch). Lunch is served “hot and ready” no later than 6 hours into the shift and is catered by a professional catering company. We do not do overnight shoots, and generally work between 7 am and 11 pm. Call sheets for production are shared no later than 12 hours before call time. 

We are proud of the high quality of our showcase productions and are excited to share the final product with our volunteers once post-production is complete. If you’d like to see examples of previous showcase productions, please check them out on here


Please note that all volunteer opportunities are based out of Toronto. Most of our productions are shot within the downtown core, North York, Mississauga, Etobicoke, and/or Scarborough, and are TTC accessible. 


To maintain a safe and professional work environment, all confirmed cast and crew are asked to sign the CFC Respect in the Workplace Policy and adhere to our vaccination policy. 


In which department(s) would you like to volunteer?

All driver eligibility requirements as established by the applicable car rental agency must be met.  Depending on the type of vehicle required, such requirements may differ.

Positions with an asterisk require previous experience in the same department and in the similar capacity. 1st ADs are required to be familiar with AD terminology and general rules/guide lines

The CFC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the process, please notify Human Resources at

CFC has a zero-tolerance policy with respect to discrimination and harassment in the workplace. All applicants are encouraged to read the CFC Respect in the Workplace Policy and to direct any questions with respect to this policy to Deborah Fallows, Executive Lead, People and Culture, at

CFC will collect your personal information to allow us to contact you, for statutory and identification purposes, and as part of our volunteer selection process. Your personal information is kept in a secure location: access to this information is restricted only to persons who require it to fulfill the above functions and will be destroyed immediately after anonymization. For more information, please see the CFC Privacy Policy.