My Film Was Accepted
Congratulations Filmmakers for being accepted to GSFF 2019!
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ALL FILMS GET TWO BADGES THAT ACT AS WEEKEND PASSES…Please let Morgan know the names of the two people picking up your badges.
Your badges give you entrance to all events EXCEPT the black tie awards banquet. Separate tickets for that event may be found HERE.
You may download your laurels HERE
It is our pleasure to inform you that your film has been chosen to be screened at the 17th Annual Garden State Film Festival in Asbury Park, New Jersey, March 27-31, 2019.
Please read the following information carefully:
PROGRAM BOOK INFORMATION
Please provide the following information as you wish it to appear in the program and on the website and attach a high resolution still which may appear with it
Please use upper and lower cases when filing in information.
DO NOT ENTER YOUR INFO IN ALL CAPS
Premiere status examples are (World Premiere, North American Premiere, East Coast Premiere, NJ premiere, Asbury Park Premier)
If your film has a recognizable cast members name ONLY, please include it in the synopsis. Synopsis should be no longer than two to three sentences and describe the film accurately.
*Remember this is what will get general audience to your screening. Vague synopses are not helpful in getting audience to your film.
Please send ONLY the info below to firstname.lastname@example.org with a graphic/still for your film
Please send two (2) final DVDs or Blu Rays of your film for screening purposes.
PLEASE DO NOT ASK US TO BURN YOUR DVD. See Filmmaker FAQ for our DVD/Blu-Ray Policy.
If we screened your submission online we do not have any way to present your film without a hard copy. So please get it to us quickly.
All discs MUST be NTSC, Region 1 or 0, DVD or Blu Ray, Region A.
All films must come to us without a leader. A leader is color bars and tone, or a slate. We want your film to start playing immediately.
All filmmakers DVD/Blu-Ray disks disks must be Properly Formatted, Authored, and FINALIZED.
All menus should park themselves on “PLAY” or have it AUTO START. This will save time for the audience waiting for the projectionist to press play. Please do not have a menu.
All venues will only have NTSC Blu-Ray, Region A and DVD, Region 1 or 0, capability. We cannot accept PAL discs. PAL can not be played.
Currently, audio will be played in Stereo, not 5.1.
Please clearly mark your disc with its format. Format Example: NTSC Blu-Ray, Region A
Please get all films to us no later than February 1, 2019.
Please address any technical questions to: Lauren Concar, email@example.com. She will be happy to help you!
Please send DVD’s to:
1 Page Avenue
Allenhurst, NJ 07711-1112
Marked SCREENING COPY on the outside as well as your WAB or FilmFreeway tracking number.
DO NOT REQUIRE A SIGNATURE.
Download Your Laurels
The Garden State Film Festival is happy to invite this year’s filmmakers to join us for a mix and mingle with the other accepted filmmakers for a light breakfast.
Saturday, March 30
Berkeley Hotel | Continental Room
9 am – 10 am
Badges will also be available at the Filmmaker Breakfast Saturday morning.
We have a wonderful panel immediately following the breakfast.
Filmmaker lounges available for you to utilize on Saturday & Sunday to chat and make new friends.
If after your screening block the Q & A sessions would like to continue, please relocate to our Filmmaker Lounges because we must stick to our time schedule.
Berkeley Hotel | Café | Ground floor
1401 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Downtown Area | Snacks available for purchase.