Golden Door International Film Festival


Bill Sorvino, President/Founder

Michele Sorvino, Executive Director



Submission Policy:

Festival Season: Fall (usually September)

Deadline: June (check website for exact dates)

Entry: $25-$50. Fees vary depending on deadline. Also accepts features, shorts, documentaries, music videos, and awareness PSAs.


Features, Shorts, Documentaries

Festival Season:



In it's seventh year, Golden Door Internationa, a four-day film festival hold opportunity for filmmakers, actors, and crew to network with colleagues and share their work with the public in the heart of the indie filmmaking landscape. Jersey City has become the premiere destination in New Jersey. Next door to NYC, screenings, after parties, and gala celebrations all take place within some of the most beautiful local treasures Jersey City has to offer. GDIFF has set it's mission to afford all filmmakers the opportunity to be on an equal platform; from the burgeoning filmmaker to some of the most well known actors and established directors and producers today.