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U.S.A – Maryland

Maryland Film & Photography Production Services

Are you a media company, brand, ad agency or production company looking for film / photography production support or shooting crew in Maryland? We have fully vetted, locally based fixers, service producers, directors, DP’s, videographers, cameramen, photographers, sound operators, production drivers, and a range of other film crew. Contact us for referrals, questions, cost estimates and references.

Want to know more about shooting in Maryland? See below for an introduction to Maryland locations, permits, when to shoot, tax incentives and film friendly hotels.

Maryland Film Locations

Baltimore is Maryland’s largest city. Film locations of interest include the city skyline, Inner Harbor, Federal Hill Park, run down neighborhoods, formstone rowhouses, Baltimore County Public Safety Building, Baltimore Convention Centre, Baltimore City Hall, Scottish Rite temple and sport stadiums. Beyond Baltimore you can find Chesapeake Bay, abandoned industrial looks, Appalachian Mountains, rolling hills, farms, apple orchards, sandy beaches, lighthouses and a ski resort.

Films of note shot in Maryland include The Social Network, Syriana, 12 Monkeys, Die Hard with a Vengeance as well as a long list of films by Baltimore born director, John Waters. TV series of note shot in Maryland include The Wire, VEEP and House of Cards.

Maryland Film Location Permits

Permits are required to film on Baltimore City property. Outside of Baltimore, each jurisdiction has its own permitting process. Generally speaking, permitting is a streamlined, easy process. Please contact us for location specific information.

When To Shoot?

Eastern Maryland has humid summers and a short, mild to cool winter. The higher elevations of Western Maryland have milder summers with cold, snowy winters. Maryland offers spring colors in full bloom and beautiful foliage in fall.

Maryland Film Crew & Equipment

The mid-Atlantic region has a good pool of crew and equipment to choose from.

Contact us if you are looking for a Baltimore based director, DP, photographer, videographer (cameraman / camera operator), camera assistant (focus puller), sound operator, grip, gaffer, stylist, hair and makeup, PA / runner, production driver, or any other film crew in Maryland.

Maryland Tax Incentives For Filming

Qualifying films are eligible for a tax credit of up to 25%. Qualifying TV series may receive a credit of up to 27%. An exemption from the 6% state sales and use tax is available to qualified feature, television, cable, commercial, documentary, and music video, projects.

Maryland Film-Friendly Accommodation

Please contact us for recommended film friendly hotels in Baltimore and other areas of Maryland.

Final Notes

Down Time. Feast on blue crabs.

Projects. For an example of TV commercials, stills campaigns, online content, corporate videos, virtual reality 360 content, feature films, TV series and documentaries shot in Maryland, please see below:

Hire Maryland Production Support & Shooting Crew

If you are looking for a film or photographic production service company, line producer or fixer for your shoot in Maryland, please contact us.

If you are looking for a shooting crew for your shoot in Maryland, such as a director, DoP, photographer, videographer (cameraman / camera operator), camera assistant (focus puller), sound operator, grip, gaffer, stylist, hair and makeup, PA / runner, production driver, please contact us.

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