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    Maryland is in Stage Three of Governor Hogan's Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery plan.  Film and television production is allowed in the State.  Filming in Maryland provides information on reopening guidance for the film industry in correlation with the COVID-19 pandemic.



    The Maryland Film Office will begin accepting Applications for Qualification  and Maryland Small Film - Applications for Qualification for FY 2021 tax credits on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 9:00 am on Tuesday, December 1, 2020.  These applications are for the $12 million in tax credits authorized in FY 2021.  10% of the credits ($1,200,000) have been set aside for Maryland Smal Film applications.

    Visit our 
    TAX CREDIT page for information on the program and how it works.

    Please contact Jack Gerbes, Director of the Maryland Film Office, at 443-865-9002 or Jack.Gerbes@maryland.gov with questions regarding the status of the tax credit program and to discuss your production.
     


    While staying Safer at Home, it's a great time to watch a ​Made-in-Maryland movie or show, support a local theater by purchasing a ticket to their virtual screening room,


     
     


    OR, if you really just need to get out of the house, visit one of the "Pop-Up" Drive-ins found across the State or visit Maryland's ONLY Drive-In Movie Theatre -  BENGIES in Middle River.



    So, you may be familiar with some of the Made-in-Maryland movies or shows, others you may not have realized were filmed in Maryland.  Whether you enjoy comedies like Wedding Crashers or Runaway Bride;  action films like Enemy of the State or Live Free or Die Hard;  independent films like Sollers Point or LUV;  award-winning series like House of Cards or The Wire;  Baltimore showcases like Avalon or Serial Mom;  family fare like Tuck Everlasting or Meteor Man;  or, if you just like to be scared by The Blair Witch Project or The Night Watchmen, watch something that was Made-in-Maryland.


    Be sure to follow us on Facebook (MDFilmOffice) and Twitter (@MDFilmOffice).


    The Maryland Film Office is an arm of the Maryland Department of Commerce, our mission is to attract productions to film on-location in the state of Maryland, as well as support the State's local film community. Our goal is to make filming in Maryland as easy as possible.





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