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MEET THE FILMMAKERS NIGHT | FESTIVAL PREVIEW EVENT

Asbury Lanes 209 4th Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ

Preview event gives guests a sneak peek at the Festival's full line-up of films and special events. Get ready to work the room for your next gig! A cocktail reception prior to the screening includes cash bar and complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Guests view a selection of trailers of the upcoming films and promos of the […]

$25

FRIDAY COCKTAIL GALA | OPENING CEREMONIES | Feature Film “The Baker”

Asbury Lanes 209 4th Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ

Friday Night Cocktail Gala includes a cash bar and complimentary hors d'oeuvres kicks off the Garden State Film Festival weekend with the red-carpet premiere of The Baker, starring Ron Perlman, Harvey Keitel,  Elias Koteas, Joel David Moore, Ronnie James Hughes, and others! With special guests in attendance. Filmmaker Talk Back follows the screening with an […]

$50

FILMMAKER’S BREAKFAST

Berkeley Hotel | Johnny and June Room 1401 Ocean Avenue, 1st Floor, Asbury Park, NJ

For Filmmakers and Badge Holders ONLY.

TBD

Panel Discussion I Behind the Lens with Ron Vidor

Berkeley Hotel | Johnny and June Room 1401 Ocean Avenue, 1st Floor, Asbury Park, NJ

2023 Lifetime Achievement for Cinematography Honoree Ron Vidor takes you behind his award-winning lens as he shares stories from the sets of some of Hollywood's best-known blockbusters, including hazardous, challenging, and near-death experiences, from his five-decade career. Hear what it's like to work with directors like Spielberg, Reiner, Stallone, and others. Exotic locations, death-defying feats...it's […]

WINNING SCREENPLAY COMPETITION TABLE READ

Berkeley Hotel | Oval Room | 2nd Floor 1401 Ocean Avenue, 2nd Floor, Asbury Park, NJ

Winning Feature Screenplay reading by celebrity and up-and­ coming actors. Past participants include Ed Asner, Armand Assante, Diane Ladd, Xander Berkeley, Pasquale, Chance Kelly, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Langston Fishburne, and Richard Kind, to name a few.

AWARDS BANQUET

The English Manor 1107 Logan Rd, Ocean Township, NJ

The Festival concludes with a Black-Tie (optional) Awards Banquet at The English Manor. Includes cocktails followed by a sit-down dinner, where we acknowledge this year’s best with presentations of awards to winning filmmakers and high-profile honorees in attendance. WE WILL SELL OUT SO DO NOT WAIT TO GET TICKETS!! TICKETS HERE

$135