Festival Coordinator, Technical Live Production


Posted: 10/28/2021


The Festival Coordinator, Technical Live Production is charged with coordinating technical production logistics for the Sundance Film Festival.  

Working closely under the Director, Technical Exhibition, the Festival Coordinator, Technical Live Production supports technical production needs for the Sundance Film Festival, contributing to its overall success. 

This full-time, temporary position is based out of our Park City, Utah office from January 3, 2022 and ends on February 4, 2022. This role will be required to work extended hours, including some evenings, weekends, and holidays to meet deadlines and respond to on-call needs as assigned.


Top priorities include but are not limited to…

  • Supporting audio/video (AV) and tech setup at events and venues to ensure quality control of audio and video presentations.

  • Documenting build-outs and installations with photos, drawings, notes on pros and cons, etc.

  • Creating a schedule and run of shows for off-screen events and corporate panels.  

  • Coordinating event production and logistics related to audio/video production, lighting, staging, and live streaming from pre-production through execution.

  • Managing hardware inventory to support events.

  • Communicating with vendors, partners, company executives and a wide range of stakeholders to ensure adherence to timelines and deadlines. 

  • Updating and maintaining timeline documents as well as in-kind and rental equipment inventory. 

  • Supporting special projects for the team as needed.

  • Traveling to various theatres, venues, temporary structures to support onsite execution.

  • Completing a comprehensive written wrap report, as directed.


You have the following direct or transferable skill sets:

  • Legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • Valid driver’s license and successful completion of DMV background check. 

  • 2 years experience in an event production, operations, or related technical role.

  • Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills to work effectively with a variety of people. 

  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to self-manage a work schedule.

  • A high level of mobility and ability to move and lift items that weigh 50-75 lbs chest high. 

  • Working knowledge of databases along with proficiency in Microsoft and Google Products preferred. 


You will be successful in this role if you...

  • Exude operational excellence and problem-solve within your work so change can happen quickly and efficiently. 

  • Help to rally the team around common goals and contribute to the overall success of the team through support.

  • Communicate clearly with internal and external stakeholders of varying levels and positions. 

  • Provide stakeholders with turnkey spaces that facilitate their event vision. 

  • Stay organized to keep yourself accountable for meeting deadlines. 


In addition to an hourly pay of $19.00, this position comes with awesome benefits & perks, including:

  • Eligibility for paid sick leave and holidays 

  • Sundance Film Festival passes and benefits (varies each year)

  • Limited employee assistance program

    Click here to apply today!