2018 Translations Screening Committee Volunteer Application

Thank you for your interest in participating on the Translations Film Fest Screening Committee! We are excited to learn more about you.

Translations: Seattle Transgender Film Festival is a groundbreaking film festival that provides the Pacific Northwest with a venue for films by, for, and about transgender people and the issues facing the transgender community. Launched in 2006, by Three Dollar Bill Cinema, Translations is one of only a few transgender film festivals in the world, and places emphasis on visibility and positive representations.

The 2018 Translations Film Festival will be held May 3-13, 2018. The screening committee will be viewing and rating films from Early December 2017 through Early February 2018, then writing program book blurbs until Mid February. Total volunteer commitment will be between 30-40 hours over a 3 month time frame.

Before submitting your answers below, please read the volunteer job description: https://www.threedollarbillcinema.org/images/uploads/news/2018_Screening_Committee_Member2.pdf

Applications are due by Nov 28, 2017. Applicants who have served on our committee before can write N/A for the paragraph fields if they wish.

First and Last Name *
Please use the name you use for yourself
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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.
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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 Translations: The Seattle Transgender Film Festival in past? *
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Please talk about your interest in volunteering for the Translations screening committee. What skills and experience can you bring to the committee? *
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Write a review for one of your favorite transgender films. *
Please keep your response limited to 2-3 sentences.
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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. Please keep your response 90-100 words.
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Please 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. *
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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.
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Can you attend the 3 committee meetings outlined in the volunteer job description? *
(Dec 4, Jan 4, Jan 23)
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Will you have computer and internet access throughout the screening period? *
(December through February)
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Will you maintain email correspondence, and are you available for the full commitment of 30-40 hours over a period of 3 months? *
(December through February)
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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? *
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