POSTED - September 16, 2022

Prince George’s Film Festival (PGFF)

The Prince George’s Film Festival (PGFF) takes place September 22-25, 2022. This event commemorates the 40th anniversary of Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council, a county nonprofit dedicated to nurturing local Arts, Culture & Creative industries. 

Prince George’s Film Office, Visual Communications and Digital Media Arts program at BSU and Experience Prince George’s County are the organizers and presenting sponsors of PGFF.

Click on link to learn more about the festival logistics, review the selected films, industry panelists & networking sessions then buy your festival passes:

POSTED - September 16, 2022

Call for Film Screenings

The City of Takoma Park's Takoma Park Arts series is seeking submissions from filmmakers for future film screenings in the Takoma Park Community Center auditorium at 7500 Maple Avenue. Films should be suitable for a general audience and may be in any genre, including drama, comedy, documentary, experimental, etc.

Film screenings are typically held at 7:30 pm on Thursdays. Filmmakers are paid a $100 honorarium for full-length film screenings or $50 for a short included in a shorts screening. Applicants don't have to be Takoma Park residents, and there is no fee to apply.

A trailer or film clip from an online link or an .mp4 or .mov file must be submitted as part of the application. The deadline for submission is October 30, 2022.  Applicants will be notified about the status of their applications by January 9, 2023.

There is more info about the Takoma Park Arts series at takomaparkmd.gov/arts. For any questions, please email Arts and Humanities Intern Paula Barrios at paulab@takomaparkmd.gov.

POSTED - September 16, 2022

Advanced Screenwriting: Narrative Workshop, an affordable 6-week class, is being offered by Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies on our campus at 640 Massachusetts Avenue N.W, October 29-December 10. 

Over six weeks, students will develop original narrative screenplays for film, television, and/or digital programming. Class sessions will be rigorous and challenging, consisting primarily of group readings and open critiques. Students should arrive at the first class prepared to discuss the idea and status of the screenwriting project they plan to pursue. Intermediate and advanced writers are welcome. Successful completion of Introduction to Screenwriting or a similar course or permission of the instructor is required.

Our classes are open to the public, conveniently located near the Metro, and scheduled to accommodate the lives of working professionals. Class size is limited, and we encourage early enrollment. For a full course description, registration, and tuition information, visit the link below.

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