Jesup Spring Film Festival

To enter your film in our festival go to the following site: https://filmfreeway.com/JesupFilmFestival

There is NO FEE to enter your film and you do not have to attend to win. We will have a known film director (cant name at this time) as a speaker at the award ceremony and will possibly be one of the judges. Each film entry team will receive 4 wrist bands giving free admittance to all the festivities. Jesup, Georgia really wants to see you come visit us and attend. This will be a FUN event!

We have special rates for hotel rooms, you can even camp out at our Drive-In Movie Theater (how fun will that be) and restaurants will be offering discounts. This will be a fun, event filled festival. You will have a Blast!

3 Sub Categories

Junior Film Competition:

This competition is meant for students and will be held Friday 04/14/2022 at the Historic Strand Dinner Cinema in downtown, Jesup, Georgia from 10am until 7pm. Intended, primarily for High School students and below but we will allow entries for college students


The Jesup Drive-In Theatre’s Horror & Zombie Film Competition

Held at our Drive-In Movie theater, an American classic. The event starts at 6pm on 04/14/2022 with the films beginning at dusk. This is a overnight event. Attendees will be allowed to camp-out overnight as well.


Historic Strand Dinner Cinema Comedy & Open Category Film Competition

Held at the Historic Strand Dinner Cinema in downtown Jesup, Georgia on 04/15/2022 beginning at 10am. The festival will wind up around 7pm and we will move activities a few blocks over in downtown Jesup to our restaurant and event venue Doc Hollidays.

Rules & More Information

NO ENTRY FEE


The Junior Film Competition (School age 21 and under)

Will be held on April 14th at the Historic Strand Dinner Cinema in Jesup from 10am until around 7pm. This competitions films are open class. Entries should be in MP4, under 15 minutes in length and either SUBMITTED at https://filmfreeway.com/JesupFilmFestival, EMAILED to mayor@jesupga.gov or MAILED on a hard drive or thumb drive to Jesup Spring Film Festival, 140 South Second Street, Jesup, Georgia 31545. Awards and Winners; 1st Place film, 2nd Place film, 3rd Place film, Best Actor, Best supporting Actor, Best Concept and Best Cinematography


The Jesup Drive-In Theater Horror & Zombie Film Competition

Will be held at our Jesup Drive-In Theater location in Jesup, Ga on April 14th beginning at 6pm. The films will play into the night and attendees will be allowed to camp out. Entries should be in MP4, under 15 minutes in length and either SUBMITTED at https://filmfreeway.com/JesupFilmFestival, EMAILED to mayor@jesupga.gov or MAILED on a hard drive or thumb drive to Jesup Spring Film Festival, 140 South Second Street, Jesup, Georgia 31545. Awards and Winners; 1st Place film $200 prize, 2nd Place film $100 prize, 3rd Place film $50 prize, Best Actor, Best supporting Actor, Best Concept and Best Cinematography


Historic Stand Dinner Cinema Comedy & Open Film Competition

Will be held at the Historic Strand Dinner Cinema in jesup, Ga on April 15th 2023 from 10a to 7p. Entries should be in MP4, under 15 minutes in length and either SUBMITTED at https://filmfreeway.com/JesupFilmFestival, EMAILED to mayor@jesupga.gov or MAILED on a hard drive or thumb drive to Jesup Spring Film Festival, 140 South Second Street, Jesup, Georgia 31545. Awards and Winners; 1st Place film $200 prize, 2nd Place film $100 prize, 3rd Place film $50 prize, Best Actor, Best supporting Actor, Best Concept and Best Cinematography

Trophy & Prize Award Ceremony

The Trophy & Prize ceremony will be held at our restaurant and event venue, Doc Hollidays located a few blocks away in downtown Jesup, Ga. The Ceremony will begin at 7pm with an after party lasting until 12 midnight at includes live entertainment, stand up comedians and a band. There will be 1 cash award for over all winners of the entire festival. 1st $800 There will be bands and comedians after the awards.


Each entry will receive 2 wrist bans for free admission. Attending the festival is not required to win!


Entries should be in MP4, under 15 minutes in length and either submitted on this site, emailed to Mayor@jesupga.gov or mailed on a hard drive or thumb drive to Jesup Spring Film Festival, 140 South Second Street, Jesup, Georgia 3154


For more info call or text Mayor Ralph Hickox at 912-424-7075