—> September 4th / Film Editing and Sound Effects – Join this fun workshop for a lively discussion of film editing and sound effects. You will get a chance to practice with our sample video and sample sound effects after the meeting.
—> September 8th – 13th / DC Start Up Week – Join us this year for our biggest DC Startup Week (DCSW) event yet! Our community will come together over 5 days in September to attend 100+ events throughout the DMV to connect, collaborate and celebrate the startup ecosystem. Events are for everyone- founders at all stages, developers at all levels, community organizers, investors, change makers, and those working to drive startup growth. If you work at a startup, are thinking about becoming an entrepreneur or joining our community, you cannot miss these events!
—> September 9th / Take Create Control – Come meet our host for the evening,Very Smart Brothas’ Panama Jackson, and join us for good music, drinks, free sessions with IP attorneys, and representatives from the Copyright Office and panels on protecting our ideas, owning our narratives and understanding the full extent of our intellectual property rights.
—> September 13th / Diversity In The Media Industry: Obstacles and Opportunities – News and entertainment media have unparalleled power to mediate how we as Americans view and engage each other. This is evidenced by the heightened level of hostility with communities of color, tension between the working class and social elites, growing hostility toward immigrant groups, and distrust of the media by rural and other marginalized communities. This solutions-based panel discussion is intended to provide a common ground environment for leading actors and media executives to share their perspectives on the various obstacles and access points to opportunities in this multifaceted industry.
—> September 15th / Radical Film Fair – The Radical Film Fair is a new way to celebrate and support independent film, presented by Kickstarter and The Eyeslicer. Inspired by comic and record fairs, this free event will bring together dozens of filmmakers, independent distributors, movie theaters, zinemakers, and more for a giant flea market and indie film jamboree. Shop for VHS, zines, BluRays, shirts, posters, and all the film-related swag you can imagine; get advice from experts; meet new collaborators; listen to provocative “lightning round” keynotes from singular film artists; check out exclusive installations by filmmakers, and watch an all-day sneak preview marathon of The Eyeslicer’s all-new second season.
—> September 19th / DC Shorts Film Festival – Welcome to the 2019 DC Shorts International Film Festival, one of the largest collections of short films in the United States! This year, out of more than 1200 entries from around the globe, our programmers have selected 156 unique films that will screen in 19 showcases that reflect the 38 nations they represent — bringing a world view to Washington, DC.
—> September 25th / Film Editing and Sound II – Join this fun workshop for a lively discussion of film editing and post-production audio–adding sound effects. Film editing is when the footage is adapted into a film. Film editor is one of the most important jobs, goes through many changes with shots, takes, and sound.