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Ocean City Film Festival

Ocean City Film Festival

Visit Ocean City, Maryland and celebrate art at the 4th Annual Ocean City Film Festival, taking place Wednesday, March 5th, through Sunday, March 8th. Founded in 2017, the Ocean City Film Festival works in collaboration with the Art League of Ocean City to integrate the artistic element of visual media into Ocean City and the surrounding areas. 


The Ocean City Film Festival provides the region with an invaluable networking opportunity and overall cultural exchange as filmmakers from around the region are invited and welcomed to share their work with each other, and the public. The Film Festival promotes a culture exchange of regional and international filmmakers of every background and genre. This promotes and prioritizes inclusion, diversity, and uniqueness in the annual selection of films. 


Tickets and All-Access Passes may be purchased by credit card at OCMDFilmFestival.com, or by calling 410-524-9433.

Four-Day All-Access Pass: $99, includes unlimited films, panel discussion, opening reception, awards ceremony, and the party at Seacrets.

Four-Day Film-Only Pass: $69

One-Day Film-Only Pass: $20

Opening Party at the Residence Inn: $25

Awards Ceremony & Party at Seacrets: $25

Panel Discussion: $10


Films will be screened during all four days of the festival, with parties and networking functions every evening of the festival. Films will be shown at the following locations on these days; 


Thursday, March 5th: Flagship Cinemas, Fox Gold Coast, Residence Inn. 

Friday, March 6th: Flagship Cinemas, Fox Gold Coast, Carousel Hotel, Ocean City Arts Center.

Saturday, March 7th: Flagship Cinemas, Fox Gold Coast, Clarion Resort Hotel, Ocean City Arts Center, Aloft Hotel. 

Sunday, March 8th: Flagship Cinemas, Fox Gold Coast, Seacrets Jamacia USA

OCMD Film Festival Parties

Thursday, March 5, 5-7 pm. 

Opening Reception at the Residence Inn. Kick off the festival with filmmakers and film lovers. Mingle with producers, directors, and actors with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Price is included with an All-Access Pass, or $25. 

Friday, March 6, 5-7 pm. 

Visit the Ocean City Center for the Arts at the monthly art opening. Meet the exhibiting artists, and enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres. This event is free for everyone! 

Saturday, March 7, 5-6:30 pm

Enjoy Filmmaker Happy Hour at Aloft Hotel. Join fellow filmmakers and film lovers for networking opportunities at the new bayfront hotel. Happy hour pricing on drinks. 

Sunday, March 8, 5-7 pm. 

Head into Seacrets Jamacia USA for the Film Festival Awards Ceremony and Closing Reception. Enjoy live entertainment, the company of filmmakers and film lovers, and the presentation of the 2020 Ocean City Film Festival awards. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres are included as well as a cash bar. Price is included with an All-Access Pass, or $25.

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