High School Contest:

Theme: Produce a film of any subject with a Maryland landmark in a scene

Scene selection requires teacher approval

Length: 3-7 minutes / Entry Deadline February 24, 2017

No excessive or gratuitous profanity, violence, or nudity

No racial, cultural, religious, or gender discrimination

To download an application click here.


Maryland International Film Festival March 31 - April 2, 2017 

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Submission Guidelines: Entries must be submitted via FilmFreeway or Withoutabox Digital Online Screener Options only.

Entry Fees: Checks or money orders must be made payable to Maryland International Film Festival. Shipping is the responsibility of the entrant. C.O.D.'s will be refused. DVDs will not be accepted. The festival cannot accept responsibility for damage or loss of materials while in transit. The festival is not responsible for sending back any DVDs to the filmmakers. 

Terms and conditions: The festival will accept works in progress but the final screener must be received 30 days prior to the festival should your film be selected. All entry fees paid are non refundable. Checks returned due to NSF will be assessed a $25 return check fee and may be assigned to collections. All entered films grant MDIFF non exclusive limited use agreement to use film titles or trailers or film posters for festival promotional use only including online, print, broadcast media to promote the festival and selected films to the industry and general public. Filmmakers fully retain all rights, title and interest in their films and all intellectual property. Official selection films must provide their final exhibition copy to the festival programming department 20 days prior to the festival. The Maryland International Film festival is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. Any submitters shall indemnify and hold harmless the Maryland International Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos. 
We are now open for submissions!!

Features 50 Minutes or longer

Documentary 45 minutes or Longer

Student Under 22

Short Under 45 minutes

Animation Film of any length under 30 minutes

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Short 

September 30, 2016 Earlybird Deadline

Fee 30.00


​November 25, 2016 Regular Deadline

Fee 35.00


January 13, 2017 Late Deadline

Fee 45.00


February 10, 2017 Extended Deadline

Fee 55.00

Feature


September 30, 2016 Earlybird Deadline 

Fee 35.00 


November 25, 2016 Regular Deadline

Fee 45.00


January 13, 2017 Late Deadline

Fee 55.00


February 10, 2017 Extended Deadline

​Fee 65.00


Documentary 

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September 30, 2016 Earlybird Deadline 

Fee 35.00 


November 25, 2016 Regular Deadline

Fee 45.00


January 13, 2017 Late Deadline

Fee 55.00


February 10, 2017 Extended Deadline

​Fee 65.00

Student

September 30, 2016 Earlybird Deadline
Fee 25.00

​November 25, 2016 Regular Deadline
Fee 30.00

January 13, 2017 Late Deadline
Fee 40.00

February 10, 2017 Extended Deadline
Fee 45.00

Animation 

September 30, 2016 Earlybird Deadline
Fee 25.00

​November 25, 2016 Regular Deadline
Fee 30.00

​January 13, 2017 Late Deadline
Fee 40.00

February 10, 2017 Extended Deadline
Fee 45.00

Submission Rules for MDIFF 2017


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