Rising Star Award 2018



Calling all managers, agents, actors and friends of actors. GSFF is now accepting submissions for its 2017 Rising Star Award through FilmFreeway.

The Rising Star Award is open to all up and coming actors (male and female), regardless of age,union affiliation or residence.

Applicants are asked to open an account with FilmFreeway‬ (its free) and create a project in FilmFreeway named “[Applicant’s name] Rising Star”.

Then please upload a head shot, reel, resume, and any other supporting information you would like the panel to consider.
The submission is made under the Rising Star Award category in the Garden State Film Festival competition in that system. You will then proceed to checkout (there is a fee to apply).

Here is the link to Film Freeway:https://filmfreeway.com/festival/GardenStateFilmFestival

The candidate MUST be available to attend the Festival,  March 22-25, 2018 in Asbury Park, New Jersey.

The winner will be honored at the Black Tie Awards Banquet on Sunday March 25, 2018, and will be invited to attend/participate in various events, including the screenplay reading, as applicable.

Eligible candidates must have an undeniable passion for acting and we look for someone who has made inroads to the industry through hard work and determination. The committee will be looking for a progression of work in theater, commercials, television, and film. Past winners include Adam Mucci (‪#‎BoardwalkEmpire‬), Ronnie Marmo (‪#‎GeneralHospital‬), Joe Sernio (‪#‎AllMyChildren‬), Joey Russo (‪#‎JerseyBoys‬), and Quinn Shephard (soon to be released Blame) and Camrus Johnson.

Good Luck!

Questions? Please contact risingstar@gsff.org!