• NOTE: If you are submitting a casting call, the Virginia Film Office only posts paid positions unless it is for a student film.

DC – Cultural Capital: New Venues and Vehicles for Women in Film – Jan 25 – Free/w Reservation

Explore new ways women are breaking barriers in the film industry.

This program will explore how the internet and advances in technology have changed the landscape of filmmaking, particularly for women. Throughout the program enjoy screenings highlighting the legacy of ground-breaking movements in film such as the “L.A. Rebellion” of the 1960s, and the evolution of alternative platforms like web-based series and other digital media.


  • Otessa Ghadar: founder and president of D.C.-based digital media company 20/20 Productions, which presents the annual D.C. Web Fest
  • Melissa Houghton: Executive director of Women in Film and Video, an organization dedicated to supporting women in the film industry
  • O.Funmilayo Makarah: activist/filmmaker and executive director, Heritage Film Festival, and co-director of The Prince George’s Memory Project


Free. Reservations required.

reserve your spot today

January 25, 2017 – 7 to 9:30 pm
National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC