DC Shorts Film Festival

SEPTEMBER 8–18, 2016

Parties

DC Shorts loves to celebrate our filmmakers — and our audience! All parties include light refreshments and a special selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Attendees must be over 21 years of age and present photo ID at the door. Save money by purchasing your tickets online.

NETWORKING EVENTS

These events are free and open to the general public. An admission ticket is required. Get your tickets HERE.

CINEMATCHER APP LAUNCH RECEPTION SPONSORED BY CINEMATCHER

Saturday, September 16th / 12:00-2:00pm / Location: TBD
Tickets: Free, but a ticket is required

Come network with the Cinematcher team, a new matchmaking app revolutionizing how we hire and get hired in the production industry. Cinematcher is a matchmaking app for film, T.V. and digital media jobs and events. Their unique algorithm and swiping, coupled with their geo-locator enables users to get hired in an instant, all over the world!

PRODUCTION SPEED NETWORKING SPONSORED BY LAGUNITAS BREWING COMPANY

Saturday, September 16th / 2:00-4:00pm / Location: TBD
Tickets: Free, but a ticket is required

Looking for work? Seeking crew? Want to expand your business? Or, are you simply interested in meeting like-minded people in the production industry? If the answer is “yes” to any of these questions, then the DC Film Alliance’s Production Speed Networking is the perfect place for you! Production Speed Networking is a networking meeting designed to help you expand your production network in a short, one hour session. Using “speed networking”, attendees will rotate tables every 10 minutes in order to get the opportunity to speak with as many fellow attendees as possible, followed by open networking at the end of the event.

PUBLIC EVENTS

These events are open to the general public. An admission ticket is required.

CITY VIEW PARTY SPONSORED BY AKRIDGE

Friday, September 8th / 9:00-11:00pm
Rooftop @ Carroll Square / 975 F Street, NW
Closest Metro: Metro Center
Tickets: $25

SUBTERRANEAN SOIREE SPONSORED BY DUPONT UNDERGROUND

Saturday, September 9th / 9:00-11:00pm
Dupont Underground / 19 Dupont Circle, NW
Closest Metro: Dupont Circle (Red Line)
Tickets: $25

CLOSING NIGHT RECEPTION SPONSORED BY TITO’S VODKA

Saturday, September 16th / 7:00-9:00pm / Location: TBD
Tickets: $15

PRIVATE EVENTS

These events are only to All-Access Passholders and our Visiting Filmmakers and Screenwriters. Don’t miss out – purchase an All Access Pass online or at any festival box office.

FILMMAKER WELCOME RECEPTION SPONSORED BY PEPCO

Thursday, September 7th / 6:30-9:30 PM
PEPCO Edison Place Gallery / 702 8th Street, NW
Closest Metro: Gallery Place (Red Line)
Tickets: Passholders Only

DC Shorts welcomes our filmmakers and pass holders to our annual DC Shorts Film Festival. Each year we hold an exclusive party just for our passionate go getters and film lovers, featuring cocktails, food, music, and a whole lot of fun.

FILMMAKER AWARDS BRUNCH SPONSORED BY OCTFME

Sunday, September 11th / 11:00-1:00 PM / Location: TBD
Tickets: Passholders Only

Join us for our festival’s awards brunch, where the Jury and Audience awards are announced. Get to know the best of the best from this year’s festival and network with filmmakers from around the world while enjoying complimentary cocktails and food. Winning filmmakers are presented with a glass trophy designed by the Washington Glass School, and showered with prize packages and cash!

SCREENPLAY COMPETITION RECEPTION SPONSORED BY BAR DECO

Thursday, September 14th / 7:00-9:00 PM
Bar Deco / 717 6th Street, NW
Closest Metro: Gallery Place Metro

(By Invitation Only) Join this year’s screenwriters and their guests for an intimate mixer as we look forward to our Screenplay Competition.

SCREENPLAY COMPETITION ACTOR AUDITIONS SPONSORED BY TBD

Friday, September 15th / 10:00-12:00 PM
Landmark E Street Cinema / 555 11th Street, NW
Closest Metro: Metro Center
Tickets: Passholders Only

 

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