The Ocean City Film Festival was founded in January, 2017. Hosted by the Art League of Ocean City, this festival is a regional affair that allows both community engagement and networking for artists. The festival stands to unite artists with their audiences and allow for an intimate and incredibly unique festival experience that can only be found in Ocean City, Maryland.
The 6th Annual Ocean City Film Festival will be coming to theaters and venues in the resort Mar. 3-6, 2022, screening 100 independent films from around the world, with 20 films connected to Maryland. Tickets are currently on sale at OCMDFilmFestival.com.
The 6th year of the festival will showcase independent films in multiple genres: animation, dramatic shorts, environmental and aquatic, feature length, funny shorts, horror/sci-fi, short documentary, youth short films, and short feel-good films. Many of the shorter films will be grouped into blocks for easy viewing.
The festival kicks off Thursday, Mar. 3 at Ocean City’s Performing Arts Center at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center with a night of locally-produced films and an opening night party complete with red carpet.
Friday, Mar. 4, offers a day of films culminating with a reception at the Art League’s Ocean City Center for the Arts, 94th St. bayside, that also coincides with the Art League’s First Friday art opening party. Five new art shows will be opening that evening.
Saturday, Mar. 5 features a day of films with a happy hour reception at Ocean Downs Casino in Berlin. Sunday closes the festival with films and a closing ceremony with a presentation of awards at Seacret’s Morley Hall.
Festival passes are now on sale at OCMDFilmFestival.com or by calling 410-524-9433. All-Access passes are $99 and include access to all films, parties, and workshops plus one bonus week of online streaming of all the films. Day passes start at $20, and party passes start at $25.
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