What we're about

This group is for creative professionals. We are interested in photography, film, design, art, and anything else creative! We meet weekly to learn, collaborate, and express ourselves.

For technology and a MakerSpace, please see the MoCoMakers group: http://www.meetup.com/MoCoMaker/

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Fifth Annual Wheaton Film Festival

Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center

With film screenings, panel discussions, and networking, the 5th Annual Wheaton Film Festival is a great showcase for filmmakers from the mid-Atlantic region and for films that involve the mid-Atlantic region. Everyone is invited to come to Wheaton, MD on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 1:30pm. TICKETS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND: http://bit.ly/dcfmwff19 -------- Tentative Schedule: 1:30pm-2:00pm Doors Open, informal networking, welcome EDUCATIONAL PANEL DISCUSSIONS 2:00pm-2:50pm Future of Filmmaking (Panel 1 of 3) 3:00pm-3:50pm Filmmaking Process (Panel 2 of 3) 4:00pm-4:50pm Entertainment Law 101 w/ WALA (Panel 3 of 3) 5:00pm-6:00pm Networking, Dinner Reception, and Gear Petting Zoo 6:00pm-8:30pm SHORT FILM SCREENINGS 8:30pm-9:00pm Award Presentations and Closing Comments 9:00pm-11:59pm After Party at Bar Louie [Open to all; no ticket required] -------- Panel Discussions May Include: Filmmaking Process (including Sound Recording) - a discussion of the process of filmmaking including pre-production, image capture, and editing. With special coverage on how to best record audio. Entertainment Law 101 - an overview of key legal concepts for creative professionals including option agreements, copyright, trademark, work for hire agreements, and more. Future of Filmmaking - a discussion on drones, virtual reality, and other technological advances that affect filmmaking, how to adapt, and what we may expect for the future of filmmaking. -------- Films being shown: "In Harmony with the Community" (Winner of MMM Spring 2019) "Mr. Big Shot" (Winner of MMM Summer 2019) Additional films to be announced on our website, the final submission deadline is October 4th, 2019. Visit http://www.wheatonfilmfestival.com to keep up to date. -------- Awards & Prizes "Levin Grand Prize" - Jury Award for Best Overall Film "Wheaton Award" - Jury Award for Best Community Story "Kamen Grand Prize" - Jury Award for Best Student Film Prizes provided by sponsors including: Adobe, Capital Bikeshare, Docs in Progress, FilmConvert, Final Draft, iPitch, Jungle Software, Kindness Animal Hospital, MakeOffices, Montgomery Parks: Brookside Gardens, Pro Cuts Editing Services, Quick Film Budget, Red Giant, RTS, Studio Unknown, TIVA, Write Brothers, Copyright Counselors, and Chuck Levin's Music Center. Framed awards and certificates will also be provided. -------- TICKETS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND: http://bit.ly/dcfmwff19 For more information about the Wheaton Film Festival visit http://www.wheatonfilmfestival.com/ or contact us at [masked]. To keep up with festival news and details follow us on social media. Facebook - facebook.com/WheatonFilmFest -and- facebook.com/groups/dcfilmmakers Instagram - instagram.com/wheatonfilmfest Twitter - twitter.com/WheatonFilmFest -and- twitter.com/brianfilms #FilmWheaton -------- Wheaton Film Festival 2019 are supported in part by the Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Chuck Levin's Music Center, MakeOffices, Arune LLC, DC Filmmakers, Adobe Software, Copyright Counselors, Final Draft Software, FilmConvert, Jungle Software, iPitch.tv, Pro Cuts Editing, Quick Film Budget, Red Giant, Studio Unknown, Write Brothers, Clairvoyance LLC, and R.T.S. Inc. This event is produced by Arune LLC. Our promotional partners include Docs In Progress, TIVA, Creative Edge Collaborative, WALA, WIFV, and DC Media Makers.

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