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The Human Family has various full, part-time, and seasonal staff positions, contract positions, and numerous volunteer opportunities. Opportunities change frequently, so be sure to sign-up for our monthly eNewsletter Human Voices to stay informed about what’s happening at The Human Family.

Current opportunities are listed below. Take a look and pick the position best for you. If you have any questions, send us a note at [email protected].

Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival

Contract Opportunities

ARTIST

2022 Poster Designer

The Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival is seeking local artists from the LGBTQ+ communities to develop the brand of the 14th annual festival, scheduled for September 2022. The final art design will be used as the source for our official theatrical poster artwork, marketing and promotion, and the festival’s official program.

The selected artist will be compensated for their work, receive royalties on merchandise sales, and be provided complimentary festival tickets. The look and feel of the poster will be inspired by your creative vision, and should celebrate the lived experience of the LGBTQ+ communities and the cinema experience. Artists of all mediums are invited to participate.

All members of the LGBTQ+ communities are encouraged to apply. As part of our mission to create an equitable world for artist, artists from the Two-Spirit, BIPOC, or Trans communities will be given special consideration.

Details

The selected artists will provide the following:

Details

  • Design the official poster of the 14th season of the Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival, taking place September 2022.
  • Work with FMLGBTFF staff to get the brand and photo assets you need to make your vision come to life
  • Posters will be sold at The Human Family’s online store and at the Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival.

Deadlines

  • Submission Deadline: October 15, 2021
  • Artist Selected: October 22, 2021
  • First Draft Due: November 12, 2021
  • Final Print-Ready Art File Due: December 17, 2021

Specs

  • 27″ x 40″
  • Must include the FMLGBTFF Logo and date
  • Final print file as a PDF with 0.125″ bleed. If the file is created digitally, a layered Illustrator or Photoshop file is also acceptable.
  • The rest of the design is up to your creative vision, including artistic medium. The poster should celebrate the lived experience of the LGBTQ+ communities and the cinema experience.
Benefits

The selected artist will receive:

  • Compensation: $500 | $250 at contract signing, and $250 upon delivery of work.
  • Royalties: The Artist will receive 80% of net profits for all merchandise sales utilizing the design.
  • Prints: The Artist will receive on 27″x40″ theatrical poster of their work.
  • Festival Access: All-Access 2 passes to the festival both in-person and online.
  • Promotion: The Artist’s name will be credited and tagged in all social media posts. The Artist will also be featured as a write-up in the official festival guide, and provided advertising opportunities in the festival guide and on-screen during the festival.
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Volunteer Opportunities

Leadership

Advisory Board Member

Be a part of the passionate team that determines the future of the Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival.

Requirements

Advisory Board Members should have an eye to the future and an awareness of what both audiences and filmmakers would like to see in a festival.

We’re building the festival’s future, and we’re looking for creative and innovative people to help define what the future looks like for the Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival.

Benefits

Advisory Board Members receive:

  • Filmmaker Engagement: Meet and interact with filmmakers, actors, industry professionals, and other film lovers from around the world.
  • Special Attendance: Attend special screenings, world and U.S. premieres, and more.
  • Festival Access: Volunteer Credentials allow access to the festival both in-person and online.
  • Uniform: T-Shirt & Volunteer Credential
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Festival Engagement

Jury Member

Be a part of the passionate team that determines which films are screened at the Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival.

Requirements

Jury Members will need to identify which type of films they will commit to screening. All films included in that specific category must be viewed by the volunteer by a pre-determined date.

Jury Memberss are required to rate and provide their reactions to the film on FilmFreeway.

Benefits

Jury Members receive:

  • Film Screening: Accepted applicants will have the opportunity to view a wide variety of films (narrative, documentary, features, shorts, etc.) that they may never have otherwise had the chance to see.
  • Filmmaker Engagement: Meet and interact with filmmakers, actors, industry professionals, and other film lovers from around the world.
  • Special Attendance: Attend special screenings, world and U.S. premieres, and more.
  • Festival Access: Volunteer Credentials allow access to the festival both in-person and online.
  • Uniform: T-Shirt & Volunteer Credential
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