Film Contest

Welcome to the webpage for Cal Maritime's 2020 Film Contest!

Winning films will be screened prior to Maiden on the last night of the Festival.


Cal Maritime invites all students, faculty, and staff to enter the seventh annual Film Contest!

Be creative, have fun, and be recognized by your campus community. Films may be made by individuals or groups.


  • Films must be all original work, including audio.
  • Films should be shorter than 10 minutes.
  • Content needs to be appropriate for a general audience.
  • Films can cover any topic — they don't need to be maritime-related.
  • GoPro video cameras and mounts are available from the Cal Maritime Library.

How to Enter

Submissions will be accepted until March 23, 2020. Please send a link to your video, the names of the student(s) who participated in creating the video, and the title of your submission to -- YouTube and Vimeo are both options for hosting your video submission. If you have any questions regarding the submission process, please contact the committee at the same email address. Thank you and good luck!


Eternal glory!


Winning entries will be selected by the Maritime Film Festival Committee. Winners will be contacted via email. The judges' decision will be final.

Winning films will be screened before the feature films of the Maritime Film Festival.

QUESTIONS? If you have any questions about the competition or its rules/guidelines, please contact us at

We look forward to seeing your videos!

View winners from previous years >>