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Group for Actors/Filmmakers/others in the DC, MD, VA area.

The purpose of this group is to bring together a network of actors, of all levels, skills, in which the exchange of valuable information would take place, in addition to building an community that is embodied with support and friendship for the actor(s) who are committed to pursuing their acting careers on a professional level.

Join us if you act, want to act, are voice/vocal talent, or have related links to the interests of the group. While this group is not a forum for advertising your for-profit events, we may share information of interest to members.

Top Reasons Why You Should Join!

1) Because you are an Aspiring or Professional Actor or Actress.

2) You would like to join a community of your peers where there are networking opportunities, and the exchanged of resources and knowledge related to the world of Acting for the working and aspiring actor.

3) Because there is finally an organization where you can build friendships with persons who share your passion and dream for acting, in an non- competitive environment.

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Upcoming events (5)

Wheaton Film Festival (6th Annual)

Online event

With a wide selection of film screenings and educational panels, the Wheaton Film Festival ("WFF") is a great event to learn about the film industry and to watch some amazing short films. Tickets are required to attend. Purchase them at http://bit.ly/wff20-ticket. [Use code "PARTNER50" to get a 50% discount.] ------- WFF is going online and global for 2020. Everyone is welcome to attend on Nov 14 & 15. Each day begins at about 11am EST and lasts about 9+ hours. To see more information about the festival visit: https://wff2020.heysummit.com/. There are four types of tickets: DAY 1 - Access to seminars and screenings on DAY 1 of WFF. (No access to replays.) • Early Registration: $8 ($4 w/ discount) • Regular Registration: $10 ($5 w/ discount) • Late Registration: $13 ($6.50 w/ discount) DAY 2 - Access to seminars and screenings on DAY 2 of WFF. (No access to replays.) • Early Registration: $8 ($4 w/ discount) • Regular Registration: $10 ($5 w/ discount) • Late Registration $13: ($6.50 w/ discount) FULL FESTIVAL - Access to seminars and screenings on DAYS 1 and 2 of WFF. (No access to replays.) • Early Registration $12: ($6 w/ discount) • Regular Registration $15: ($7.50 w/ discount) • Late Registration $18: ($9 w/ discount) ALL ACCESS - Access to seminars and screenings on BOTH DAYS of WFF -and- full access to replays of all educational seminars after the festival is over. (Because of copyright, we can't offer ongoing access to films.) • Early Registration: $18 ($9 w/ discount) • Regular Registration: $20 ($10 w/ discount) • Late Registration: $23 ($11.50 w/ discount) Early Deadline: October 11th, 2020. Regular Deadline: November 8th, 2020. Late Deadline: November 14th, 2020. Use code “PARTNER50” for 50% off ticket price. Purchase tickets here: http://bit.ly/wff20-ticket. SCHEDULE: Saturday, November 14th, 2020: 11am - “Demystifying the Grant Writing Experience” with Paul Marengo (SEMINAR) 12:30pm - “Filmmaking with Virtual Sets” with Chris Petracco (SEMINAR) 2pm - “Marketing for Impact” with Amy DeLouise (SEMINAR) 3:30pm - “Effective Networking for Media Makers” with Melissa Houghton (SEMINAR) 5pm - “Entertainment Law 101” with John Mason (SEMINAR) 6:30pm - FILM SCREENING Student Films 8pm - FILM SCREENING Montgomery County Films Sunday, November 15th, 2020: 11am - “Filmmaking: the Next Generation” with Meagan Lewis (SEMINAR) 12:30pm - “Documentary Film Production” with Kevin Sharpley (SEMINAR) 2pm - “Writing Effective Stories for Script” with Maryanne Culpepper (SEMINAR) 3:30pm - “Technology for Sound Recording and Web Streaming” with Adam Levin (SEMINAR) 5pm - FILM SCREENING Primary Films 8pm - Awards Ceremony To see our film lineups, stay updated on our websites: https://wff2020.heysummit.com/ https://www.wheatonfilmfestival.com/ AWARDS AND PRIZES: "Levin Grand Prize" - Jury Award for Best Film in Primary Category "Kamen Grand Prize" - Jury Award for Best Student Film "Wheaton Award" - Jury Award for Best Community Story in Montgomery County Category For more information about the Wheaton Film Festival visit our websites 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 The Wheaton Film Festival 2020 is supported in part by the Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Chuck Levin's Music Center, DC Filmmakers, Adobe Software, Copyright Counselors, FilmConvert, Quick Film Budget, Red Giant, Studio Unknown, TIVA, Pro Cuts Editing Services, Write Brothers, and Clairvoyance LLC. This event is produced by Arune LLC. Our promotional partners include Docs In Progress, Creative Edge Collaborative, Gandhi Brigade, Women in Film and Video, Wheaton Arts Parade, Wheaton & Kensington Chamber of Commerce, WALA, and DC Media Makers.

DC Casting / Washington Acting - Film Meetup Group Monthly Meetup

UPDATE: New Location: Spider Kelly's - closest metro is Clarendon on the Orange & Silver lines. (There is free and some paid street parking). This is a meet and greet meeting. Lets get together and talk about goals and current projects, and learning opportunities. You should come to this meeting if you are any of the following people: * Anyone who is new to acting and would like to learn more about it. * Anyone who would just like to meet fellow actors and actresses in the area. Note: this meetup follows the D.C. Film & Digital Video Media Creation Community - MD - VA (http://www.meetup.com/filmmakers/) meetup and (sometimes) the Washington Screenwriters meetup at the same location. You may want to come early if you want to get involved with a project.

DC Casting / Washington Acting - Film Meetup Group Monthly Meetup

UPDATE: New Location: Spider Kelly's - closest metro is Clarendon on the Orange & Silver lines. (There is free and some paid street parking). This is a meet and greet meeting. Lets get together and talk about goals and current projects, and learning opportunities. You should come to this meeting if you are any of the following people: * Anyone who is new to acting and would like to learn more about it. * Anyone who would just like to meet fellow actors and actresses in the area. Note: this meetup follows the D.C. Film & Digital Video Media Creation Community - MD - VA (http://www.meetup.com/filmmakers/) meetup and (sometimes) the Washington Screenwriters meetup at the same location. You may want to come early if you want to get involved with a project.

DC Casting / Washington Acting - Film Meetup Group Monthly Meetup

UPDATE: New Location: Spider Kelly's - closest metro is Clarendon on the Orange & Silver lines. (There is free and some paid street parking). This is a meet and greet meeting. Lets get together and talk about goals and current projects, and learning opportunities. You should come to this meeting if you are any of the following people: * Anyone who is new to acting and would like to learn more about it. * Anyone who would just like to meet fellow actors and actresses in the area. Note: this meetup follows the D.C. Film & Digital Video Media Creation Community - MD - VA (http://www.meetup.com/filmmakers/) meetup and (sometimes) the Washington Screenwriters meetup at the same location. You may want to come early if you want to get involved with a project.

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DC Casting / Washington Acting - Film Meetup Group Monthly Meetup

Arlington Central Library, 2nd Floor Meeting Room

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