QFest Welcomes New Judges

QFest New Jersey Film & Digital Media Festival is honored to welcome four new judges for this year’s event; Alex Biese, film/entertainment writer for the Asbury Park Press, Anthony Pemberton, Montclair State University Film Department Chair, Lisa Raven, filmmaker and MSU Assoc. Prof., and Ric Ryder, Broadway singer and teacher at Stella Adler Studio in NYC.
“QFest is grateful to have the participation of four notable professionals who bring significant experience in film and entertainment to the challenge of selecting this year’s official QFest festival winners,”  said John Mikytuck, QSpot Executive Director.
QFest New Jersey LGBT Film and Digital Media Festival goal is to support and promote LGBT film & digital media, the individuals who create it, and the people and stories they highlight.

Festival submissions must have content about or connection to the LGBT community with preference given to unreleased work, work by New Jersey residents, and work that exemplifies artistic expression (in multiple forms), education or inclusion.

QFest, the only annual LGBT film & digital media festival in NJ, is produced by QSpot, one of New Jersey’s largest LGBT community centers.

Entry categories are Feature/Short Film, Feature/Short Documentary, Animated Feature/Short, Music Video, Mobile Device App, Video Game and Website. Winning submissions in all 10 categories will receive prizes.

QFest will be held on April 1-3, 2016 in Asbury Park & Ocean Grove, NJ.

To learn more, go to www.QFestNJ.org