In light of the pandemic, we want to keep the magic of going to the movies alive. So our festival started out as a drive in! Although we've moved to varied amazing venues, our goal is to promote and celebrate talented filmmakers from around the world!
Also, this is the only place where you can receive the one and only The Jorjezian Award for your work!

Best Film
Best Animated
Best Documentary Short
Best Foreign Language
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Directing
Best Writing
Best Editing
Best Cinematography
Best Sound
Best Music
Best Location
Best Production Design
Best Wardrobe
Best HMU
Best Choreography
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
The Jorjezian

1. The Jorjezian Film Festival is a quarterly film festival competition administered and sponsored by The Hollywood Drive In Film Festival LLC. Selected festival entries will be featured in the Jorjezian Film Festival Drive In for the duration of the Festival. A film is selected through the submission process, by a panel of judges who evaluate the submission via online secure online screeners.

2. The judges will award prizes (as set out in the Materials). The prizes are not transferable or exchangeable. If a prize is unavailable for any reason, the Jorjezian Film Festival may substitute another item of equal value as determined by the festival management team.

3. Entering the Jorjezian Film Festival does not guarantee that you will win a prize or derive any other benefit. The prizes are awarded at the sole discretion of the panel judges. We are not responsible in any way for the decisions, actions, or conduct of judges. Our decisions (and those of the judges) in respect of all aspects of the Jorjezian Film Festival are final.

5. Individuals may enter the Competition. To enter the Jorjezian Film Festival, you must fully complete, sign, and submit the online submission form and pay the application fee by the due date in the online submission Materials. By doing so, you agree with to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you are under 18 years of age, you must have your parent or guardian submit and sign the application form on your behalf. We are not liable for late, lost, misdirected, incomplete or incorrectly submitted applications.

6. By submitting an application, you:

(a) agree to make your film submission available to the Jorjezian Film Festival in the requested format and by the deadlines documented in the online submission materials as notified by festival management; and

(b) agree to authorize the Jorjezian Film Festival to host your content if selected for the festival on the day of the drive in as well as authorizing your promotional content to be showcased on all Jorjezian Film Festival social platforms as well as website.

(c) agree that all digital content submissions and related backup copies of any media featured under this agreement will be distributed under the platform brand and trademark known as
“Jorjezian Film Festival” and will be physically removed from all storage media in its entirety upon completion of the period of the festival.

(d) agree that if your submitted film is selected for inclusion in the festival, its use on the platform is royalty-free within the terms and conditions of this agreement. Copyright owners shall not be entitled to monetary consideration in whole or in part for the use of the film in the Jorjezian Film Festival within the terms and conditions of this agreement.

(e) warrant that you have the clear authority to enter this agreement and further represent and warrant that you own all clear right, title, and interest in your submitted film in connection with its submission and film festival consideration, there is no infringement of any third-party rights .

(f) agree that the application fee is not refundable for any reason.

8. You must meet your own costs of preparing and featuring your submission.

9. If any aspect of the Jorjezian Film Festival is not capable of running as planned because of any cause beyond our control, we may in our sole discretion cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition.

10. We may disqualify you from the Jorjezian Film Festival if you:

(c) breach these terms and conditions;

(d) breach any applicable law; or

(e) are party to any act or thing act or thing prejudicial to our goodwill, commercial reputation or overall public image.

Release and waiver

19. We may require that you provide us with photographs or video, or allow us to photograph or video you (the Media Materials), free of charge, to prepare promotional or other material for the purpose of or related to the Jorjezian Film Festival, you agree that copyright in the Media Materials is the property of the Jorjezian Film Festival.

20. You give us unrestricted and irrevocable right to use and publish the Media Materials or reproductions or adaptations or modifications thereof in all forms and media including print and internet including social media for marketing, advertising or any lawful purpose for or related to Jorjezian Film Festival.

21. You release us from any and all claims, actions, demands, suits, liabilities, damages, expenses and obligations of any kind arising from or related to our use of the Media Materials.

Limitation of liability and indemnity

22. Without excluding, restricting or modifying the rights and remedies to which you may be entitled under law, or our liabilities under those provisions:

(a) we are not liable to you for any cost incurred or loss or liability you suffer in any way in relation to Jorjezian Film Festival.

(b) you acknowledge that the details of Jorjezian Film Festival are set out in the online submission materials and are subject to change at the sole discretion of the Jorjezian Film Festival with or without notice to you and that we do not make any warranty or representation as to: (i) the suitability of the Competition to your circumstances; (ii) the suitability of judges;
(iii) your prospects of winning a prize; (iv) the effect of the Competition on your film; or (v) any other thing related to the Jorjezian Film Festival.

(c) we exclude all other implied terms and warranties, whether statutory or otherwise, relating to Jorjezian Film Festival and the subject matter of our agreement with you.

(d) we will not be liable to you for indirect and / or consequential loss arising from or connected to our agreement with you in contract, tort, under any statute or otherwise (including, without limitation, for loss of revenue, loss of profits, failure to realize expected profits or savings, loss of intellectual property, breach of confidence or any other commercial or economic loss of any kind) unless such loss arises as a result of our own willful misconduct.

(e) our liability to you for loss or damage of any kind arising out of our agreement with you or in connection with the relationship established by it is reduced to the extent (if any) that you cause or contribute to the loss or damage. This reduction applies whether our liability is in contract, tort (including negligence), under any statute or otherwise.

(f) our liability to you is limited in all cases to the amount of the application fee you have paid.

23. You indemnify us in relation to any loss caused by:

(a) a breach by you of this agreement and these terms and conditions; or

(b) any action by a third party against you or us in relation to your use of copyrighted material in relation to the Jorjezian Film Festival.


24. A party’s failure or delay to exercise a power or right does not operate as a waiver of that power or right.

25. You acknowledge that you have not relied on any warranty or representation other than those found in the Materials.

26. If any part of these terms and conditions is invalid or unenforceable, this agreement does not include it. The remainder of the terms and conditions continue in full force.

Overall Rating
  • The team from MARBLES had a helluva time! It was a blast! We are so grateful for our selection and for all the recognition!!!

    January 2024
  • Fernando Betancourt

    I sadly wasn’t able to make the festival, but a couple of my crew members were able to and they said it was a blast! Super fun screening and our film, Not a Hero, won best wardrobe and best production design! I’ll definitely submit to this festival again.

    December 2023
  • Thanks to you all. God bless you.

    December 2023
  • Jennifer Rose

    Being a part of Jorjezian FIlm Fest is an invaluable experience. There was an enormous energy and support around the screening and I left with wonderful feedback and exposure for my film. Maria is an energetic and fantastic host.

    September 2023
  • The independent festival of an independent artist with the aim of supporting independent filmmakers and participating in this festival made me proud

    September 2023