2018 submission is now closed.
The Baltimore High School Film Festival is open to all high school students (grades 9-12) in Maryland and Washington, DC. The movie can be produced in school, at home, in an after-school program, or through any other organization.
- No excessive violence and cursing.
- Running time of your movie must be 12 minutes or shorter.
- All copyrighted music and images must be licensed.
One cash award of $300 will be given to the best film in each of the following categories.
Documentary – Nonfiction storytelling
Narrative Short – Fiction storytelling
Animation – Any form of animation is accepted, as long as you tell a story
Advocacy (Social Justice, LGBT) – Videos made in support or defend of a particular cause
The Mix – Any video that does not fit the above mentioned categories, such as:
- Music video
Work in process, commercials, and film trailers are not eligible for submission in any category. More than one entry may be submitted, but for each video a separate entry form is required. All copyrighted material used in films must be licensed.
The 2018 judges:
Advocacy/Social Justice – Marc Steiner
Animation – Phil Davis
Documentary – The hosts of the podcast Fog of Truth:
Christopher Llewellyn Reed, Summre Garber, Bart Weiss
Narrative Short – Linda DeLibero
The Mix – Lee Gardner