Sign up here to become a volunteer at CPH:DOX 2019!

Do you like documentaries, events and busy days with international people? Do you want to be part of one of the best International Documentary festivals in the world and for the world?

We are a big, diverse and funny group of people that is working hard to make CPH:DOX a great experience for our guests, the people on stage, backstage and everywhere around.

The next edition of CPH:DOX takes place from March 20 – 31 in various locations in Copenhagen and the surroundings.

Depending on your wishes and experience, you can take on various types of tasks before and during the festival. Read more about the different tasks below. Please note that we expect at least 10 hours of volunteering at CPH:DOX.

In exchange for your free time, you’ll get paid with free tickets, which you can use to see films from this year’s programme. Moreover, you will meet cool, new people and expand your network.

Do you want to be a Superdoxer?

As a Superdoxer, you can take assignments that require more responsibilities and you play a more important role in our team. We expect 30 hours of volunteering, either before or during the festival. In return, you will also receive a letter of reference as well as a bigger amount of free tickets.

For Joining the team as a volunteer you need to create a CPH:DOX profile here and then fill in our Volunteer application form for 2019. The application process only takes a minute and, if you have any questions, you are very welcome to contact us at

Departments and tasks

Guest Department

Do you want to be in direct contact with some of CPH:DOX’s most important instructors, guests and visitors from the film industry?

The Guest Department is responsible for all the festival’s guests; film directors as well as industry professionals. Right from when they arrive in the airport till they check out again. We take care of their accreditation and accommodation during their stay in Copenhagen. Furthermore, during the festival, we also manage an Information Desk at Kunsthal Charlottenborg and a Guest Desk at our festival hotels to give the guests a warm and personal experience during CPH:DOX.

We are looking for people, who wants to commit a lot of time to help out with this. As a volunteer in Guest Service, you will be given great responsibilities and you will be part of a competent and dynamic team, who are dedicated to offer an exceptional service.

VIP Driving Service

Do you enjoy driving in Copenhagen and want to be the first person greeting CPH:DOX guests? Then this is your chance to represent the festival and be responsible of guiding the guests throughout the city!

The Guest Department is responsible for providing the best possible experience to the invited festival guests, such as film directors and industry professionals, from the very first moment they arrive to the airport all the way till their departure.

As so, the dedicated Guest Department transport team, is looking for reliable drivers to aid with the guest’s transportation from and to the airport during the duration of the festival. Good communication skills, the ability to handle a small conversation with your guest and confident driving skills within Copenhagen is all that’s expected from you.

If you think you’ve got what’s required and would like to be the first person to represent CPH:DOX* and greet our amazing guests, don’t hesitate to fill out the dedicated form.


Conferences, production, events, ticket box)

Under ‘Other’, we have all our other volunteer tasks, such as the daily operation of our festival’s venues, the logistics behind the festival’s many and widely different events, the distribution of our selected films to the local cinemas, both before and during the festival, as well as the distribution of all our marketing materials. CPH:DOX is a big production that takes place in various locations and many hours around the clock.The tasks can also consist of practical physical work in conjunction with the festival’s production. It sounds like a lot hell of work but your get a lot hell of satisfaction when all are ready and working well.