A selection of visionary Latin American films will be on display at Station North’s new Parkway Theatre for a month, starting Sept. 16.
A darker side of business in Maryland is on display in The New York Times this week, with a Baltimore-based filmmaker and YouTuber serving as the narrative guide.
Amanda Lipitz hopes her documentary “Step” will show a side of inner-city Baltimore not usually found in today’s headlines.
Beyond Video, the brainchild of seven local artists and film gurus, has successfully raised $30,000 in a Kickstarter, which means Baltimore will soon see the return of the in-person video store.
Local filmmaker Matthew Porterfield says he’s hopeful his next made-in-Maryland movie, “Sollers Point,” will be in theaters sometime in early 2019.
The 19th annual Maryland Film Festival opens Wednesday, May 3, with the opening night shorts program and gala, followed by four full days of excellent independent film.
Shannon Hutchinson, a senior in the Baltimore School for the Arts’ acting program, is used to playing characters on stage and screen. Last summer, however, she had a chance to learn just how much work goes on behind the scenes to make a good film, thanks to a pilot program offered by her school.
“Sometimes it’s hard to conceptualize until you’re behind the camera seeing what the frame actually is,” she said.
Filmmaker, writer, artist and comedian John Waters has built his iconic career upon a body of work made right here in Baltimore. Now, he’ll have a lifetime achievement from the Writers Guild of America, East to show for it, too.