Call for Volunteers

CAMERA JAPAN is looking for enthusiastic people to help out before, during and after the 2024 festival.

Can you fill any of the positions listed below for a minimum of three shifts? If yes, please enter your contact details, preferred position, and availability in this form. Arigato!

  • Poster distribution: Hang posters at different locations and events before and during the festival.
  • Festival build-up, decoration, creative staff: Camera Japanifying the lobby of LantarenVenster before the festival, and/or returning LantarenVenster back to normal on the day after the festival.
  • Screening attendants: Check film tickets and hand out voting cards.
  • Merchandise: Sell T-shirts, DVDs & posters at the Camera Japan booth.
  • Hosts: Look after our guests and make sure they feel at home during the festival (need to be fluent in both Japanese and English)
  • Back-up staff: Be available to help out other volunteers or team members if necessary.
  • Runners: Transport festival items to and from the venue.
  • Volunteer dinner prep: Help prepare yummy dinners for volunteers. You can apply either as Chef or work as a All round Assistant.
  • Film brunch: Be part of the team that organizes and serves our Japanese Film Brunch on Sunday morning.
  • Kids’ day: Help out with arts and crafts, workshops, and games at the Kids’ Day on Sunday.

We will take preferences into consideration, but we cannot guarantee you a specific position. Knowledge of Dutch is not required, but can come in handy.

Of course, you can also get in touch with Nina or Jasper by sending an email to