New Orleans Film Festival 2019 Screener Application
The New Orleans Film Society uses the following criteria to select its volunteer screeners:
- A willingness to commit a minimum of 5 hours weekly from January to mid-June.
- A willingness and ability to describe and support your assessment of a given submission.
- Strict adherence to the confidentiality guidelines established by the NOFS.
- The ability to watch each film assigned in its entirety, without skimming.
- A commitment to watch and rate the films in a timely manner, at roughly 10 films/month.
- An open-minded, generally positive approach to film and respect for the commitment, work, and vision of every filmmaker.
- An eagerness to diversify the stories we share at NOFF, incorporating more work by new filmmakers, women, people of color, and the LGBTQ community.
- No involvement in any capacity with any of the submitted films in your category, including: financial or production involvement in the film, relation to filmmakers or producing team.
- Ability to analyze films with a critical eye and offer insight into how well a film might play with New Orleans audiences.

ALL APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO BE CONSIDERED SHOULD SUBMIT THIS FORM BY END OF BUSINESS ON JANUARY 11, 2019.

PLEASE NOTE: Submitting a screener application does not guarantee that you will be selected as a screener. There is a greater interest in screening than there are slots available, and we are unfortunately not able to accommodate all requests for participation.

FOR SCREENERS WHO PARTICIPATED IN 2018, YOU DO NOT HAVE TO COMPLETE A NEW APPLICATION. WE WILL BE CONTACTING YOU SHORTLY WITH NEXT STEPS.

Your Full Name *
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E-mail Address *
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Phone Number *
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Affiliation/Organization (OPTIONAL)
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Have you attended NOFF in the past? *
Have you attended other film festivals in the past 5 years? *
If yes, what other film festivals have you attended?
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Are you involved in the production of any films currently being made in Louisiana? *
What are the best 3-5 films you saw this past year? *
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Of those 3-5 films, choose one and discuss in a paragraph its merits. *
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What was one of the worst films you saw last year? Please explain why you disliked it. *
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The majority of all films will be screened via online links. Do you have ready access to high-speed Internet for streaming submitted films? *
Are there any types of film (documentary, animation, etc.) that you believe you would be particularly skilled at judging or would prefer to judge?
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Please let us know of any questions or comments you may have.
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