This festival honors and awards the best filmmakers in the Greater Baltimore region. We’ll select short films that push the envelope and inspire audiences to view film and video through a uniquely Baltimore lens. Made In Baltimore will accept fiction, documentary, animation, experimental, horror, mockumentary—you name it! Submissions will be judged on technical excellence, originality, and Baltimore flavor. Those who live, work, or study in Baltimore are encouraged to submit.

Festival Screening Date is SAT SEP 26, 2020
Creative Alliance Baltimore

Films selected to be in this film festival will each be awarded cash prizes!

1. All films may be submitted between May 15 and August 15, 2020
2. Films should be no longer than 20 minutes.
3. All films not in the English language must have English subtitles.
4. Films are suitable for public viewing.
5. You must own the rights to your film.
6. Filmmaker must live, work, or go to school in the Baltimore area.
7. Film must have been finished no earlier than 2017.

Overall Rating
  • Very humbled to have been included in the talented lineup the folks at Creative Alliance put together with this program. Truly a great festival experience!

    February 2021
  • Joe Kraemer

    Thank you for supporting local Baltimore filmmakers! Definitely worth submitting to, highly recommend. Good communication throughout the process. Creative Alliance is a fantastic venue.

    October 2020
  • Great to see Baltimore doing so much good work!

    October 2020
  • Great communication and awesome people! Will definitely resubmit in the future!

    October 2020
  • Miceal O'Donnell

    Great festival. Communication was quick, clear, and friendly. Screening appeared to be sold out. All the movies were good. And cash prizes for all filmmakers, and very unique looking trophies for top 2, haha... But yes, very fun evening.

    November 2018