september, 2017

30sep7:30 pmMade in Baltimore Short Film Festival


Event Details

This festival honors and awards the best filmmakers in the Greater Baltimore region. We selected short films that push the envelope and inspired audiences to view film and video through a uniquely Baltimore lens. Made In Baltimore accepted fiction, documentary, animation, experimental, horror, mockumentary—you name it! Submissions are judged on technical excellence, originality, and Baltimore flavor.

Here are the OFFICIAL SELECTIONS of the Made In Baltimore Short Film Festival (in no particular order):

Dina Fiasconaro, “Commercial for the Queen of Meatloaf”
Margaret Rorison, “One Document for Hope” 
Joel Flora, “Medium – Luke Martin”
Danielle Gibson, “75 MG + 150 XL MG”
Skizz Cyzyk, “David Fair Is The King”
Daniel St Ours, “In The Wood”
A. Moon, Rebecca Reynolds, and Pat Doyen, “Exquisite Corpse”
Kim Loper, “Denylium”
Titus Burrell, “Black In Blue”
Arian Boroumand, “Tea and Tragedy”
Phallon Beckham, “Blue Before Gray”

Join us on the 30th to view these stunning, original short films at the Patterson Theater–and to find out who will will the top prizes!

7:30pm | $10, $7 mbrs | + $3 at the door

Thank you to our sponsors!
Paul and Mary Ament Streb
Paul and Debbie Silber
Cammack Family Gift Fund
Deric Emry
David and Jennifer Troy

Who chose these films? Meet the jury!
Matt Porterfield has written and directed four feature films, Hamilton (2006), Putty Hill (2011), I Used To Be Darker (2013) and Sollers Point (2017), all of which are set in and around Baltimore, MD. His work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art and the Harvard Film Archive, and has screened at the Whitney Biennial, the Walker Arts Center, the Centre Pompidou, the CInémathèque Française and film festivals such as Sundance, the Berlinale and SXSW. Matt teaches screenwriting, theory and film production at Johns Hopkins University and is currently developing his next feature, Check Me in Another Place.

Abbie Algar is the Associate Film Programmer and PR Manager at the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center. Previously, she was Film Curator at the Honolulu Museum of Art, where she oversaw the museum’s diverse film and music programs, and Literary Associate at Great North Artists Management in Toronto, where she assisted screenwriters, playwrights and novelists with their work for film, television and stage. Abbie studied Fine Art, before going on to receive a BA in History of Art & Italian from the Universities of Reading and Bologna. She has also worked at the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, The Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, and the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Dave Troy is a Baltimore-based entrepreneur and activist. He is currently CEO of 410 Labs, which makes the popular email tools Mailstrom and Chuck. He is also co-founder and an administrator of Baltimore City Voters, a Facebook group dedicated to local policy issues in Baltimore. He has had a long-time interest in film and the arts, and has exhibited original visualization projects at MoMA New York (Design + The Elastic Mind, 2008). He is an investor in Baltimore director Matthew Porterfield’s latest feature, Sollers Point (2017).


(Saturday) 7:30 pm


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