2018 TWIST Screening Committee Form

Thank you for your interest in participating on the Screening Committee for TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival! If you are new to the committee, please complete this form in its entirety. If you are a returning committee member, you'll notice some of the answers are not required.

TWIST has grown into the largest event of its kind in the Pacific Northwest, gaining industry and audience recognition for showcasing the latest and greatest in queer film, from major motion picture premieres to emerging talent. An important venue in the Seattle film scene—and the social event of the season—the festival provides unique opportunities for visiting and local filmmakers to engage and entertain over 10,000 attendees.

The 23rd Annual TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival will be October 11-21, 2018. The screening committee will be viewing and rating films from Late February – Late July, then writing program book notes until mid August. Total volunteer commitment will be 2-4 hours per week, February 22 – mid August.

Before submitting your answers below, please read the volunteer job description posted at http://bit.ly/2EtZI0A.

Responses to this form are due

First and Last Name *
(The names you use)
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Pronouns: *
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Mailing Address including City, State, and Zip *
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Best phone number to reach you *
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Email *
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What is your gender identity? *
Information provided helps us balance our screening committee as best as possible and to inform our efforts as we reach out to the diverse representatives of our community.
Your answer
What is your race/ethnicity? *
Information provided helps us balance our screening committee as best as possible and to inform our efforts as we reach out to the diverse representatives of our community.
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Have you attended TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival in past? *
Required
Please talk about your interest in volunteering for the TWIST screening committee. What skills and experience can you bring to the committee? *
(This question is optional for returning committee members. If you are a returning member and choose to skip this question, simply write "N/A")
Your answer
Write a review for one of your favorite queer films. *
Please keep your response limited to 2-3 sentences. (Optional for returning committee members)
Your answer
What do you love about your favorite film, and why would you recommend it to others? *
This is a similar prompt for something you may write for use in a festival program guide. It's required that you keep your response between 95-100 words. (Optional for returning committee members)
Your answer
Talk about your experience working with individuals that maybe different from you in terms of race, ethnicity, age, socio-economic status, physical ability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and/or immigration status. *
Please specifically address, on a personal level, the work you do to show up as an ally for people of races and identities outside of your own.
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Do you prefer to watch short films or feature films for the committee? Short films are under 40 minutes, and feature films are 40 minutes or more. Viewing requirements are the same for both committees.
(We will do our best to place you based on your preference, but we may not be able to guarantee placement on your preferred committee)
Are you able to maintain confidentiality? *
Festival film submissions are not publicly online, so you should not show other people these films or talk about them in any sort of public manner. You will be expected to keep your comments and reviews to yourself, other than sharing within our closed comment system or discussing at a meeting.
Required
Can you attend orientation as outlined in the volunteer job description? *
(Wednesday February 21st, 6:30-8pm)
Required
Will you have computer and internet access throughout the screening period? *
(February 22nd - mid August)
Required
Will you maintain email correspondence, and are you available for the full commitment of 2-4 hours per week? *
(Minimum 2 hours per week February through May, & 3-4 hours per week June - mid August)
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Are you capable of viewing a large number of films, and submitting reviews and program book descriptions in a timely manner when given a deadline? *
Required
Do you have any access needs you would like to address?
Please let us know if there is anything we can do to make the screening process accessible for your needs.
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