2019 Passes Available



2019 Shorts Challenge

A pitch competition to make your short film!

For our 2019 Shorts Challenge, the Annapolis Film Festival is requesting pitches for a short film that addresses how truth in storytelling is handled in filmmaking today.


Sammy Davis Jr: I’ve Gotta Be Me

Announcing our African American Showcase! This year the film will be followed by a discussion with Emmy and Peabody award winning Director, Sam Pollard.

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The Winner!

Learn more about our first Shorts Challenge Winner, Chuckwunonso Dureke.

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Featured Sponsors & Patrons

Premier Sponsors

Hamel Builders and The Gibbs Family Trust

Major Sponsors

Visit Annapolis
Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts
Arts Council of Anne Arundel County
Hotel Annapolis