Events


MFA Calendar of Events & Workshops

The preliminary schedule below is subject to instructor availability, weather, and pre-registration sign-ups. Click each event title for more information. More information will be added as it becomes available!

Before registering for an event, please review our event cancellation policy.

  • Intermediate-Level Workshop: MFA Writer's Workshop
    September 8, 2018
    The Foundations of Narrative Screenwriting September 8, 2018, 10am – 5pm Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland This one day workshop...
  • Basic-Level Graphics & Animation Workshop:
    Green Screen & After Effects
    September 22, 2018
      September 22, 2018, 10am-4pm USM Communication & Media Studies Production Center 21 Durham Street, Portland, ME REGISTER TODAY! This basic-level workshop gives participants hands-on experience capturing footage...
  • MFA Happy Hour with Damnationland
    October 4, 2018
    Join us for Happy Hour! Thursday, October 4, 2018, 5-7pm Location TBD   Join Maine Film Association members, Maine filmmakers, film professionals and...
  • MFA Annual Meeting, Member Showcase & Networking Happy Hour
    November 3, 2018
      Saturday, November 3, 2018 – 1-5pm Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland Join the Maine Film Association Board of Directors and...
  • Basic-Level Workshop: Studio Lighting for Interviews & Narrative Scenes
    November 10, 2018
      November 10, 2018, 1-5pm High Output, Portland, ME Instructors: Matt Siegel, Director of Photography. As an award-winning director of photography, Matt conceives, designs,...
  • Basic-Level Workshop: Directing for the Camera
    December 8, 2018
    December 8, 2018, 1 – 5pm Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland More details coming soon! Instructor: Matt Siegel, Director of Photography. Matt Siegel...

Past Events

  • Intermediate-Level Workshop: Shooting for Natural History & Wildlife Documentary Production
      Sunday, July 15, 2018 – 10am-5pm Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Rd, Falmouth Join natural history and wildlife documentary filmmaker...
  • MFA Happy Hour at Bunker Brewing
    August 9, 2018
    Join us for Happy Hour! Thursday, August 9, 5-7pm Bunker Brewing Co., 17 Westfield St., Unit D, Portland Join Maine Film Association...
  • Pro-Level Workshop: Adobe Premiere Bootcamp
      Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 10am-5pm USM Communication & Media Studies Production Center, 21 Durham Street, Portland, ME The Adobe Premiere Bootcamp will be a thorough...
  • Pro-Level Workshop: The Camera Assistant & Data Management
      Saturday, May 12, 2018 – 10am-5pm Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland Digital cinema cameras and their associated technologies are...
  • Feb 2018 Making It in Maine
    Making It in Maine, Parts II & III at Emerge
    Saturday, April 28, 2018 – 1-5pm Rinck Advertising, 113 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, ME Join the Maine Film Association at the 2018...
  • Basic Level Workshop: DSLR/DSLM Videography
    Saturday, April 14, 10am-5pm Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland, ME This one-day basic camera workshop is designed for still...
  • Basic Level Workshop: One-Day Location Sound Recording Crash Course
    Saturday, March 24, 2018 – 1-5pm Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland Join the MFA and fellow film professionals and...
  • Feb 2018 Making It in Maine
    Making It in Maine: Tips, Tricks, Trials, and Tribulations from Maine's Next-Gen Filmmakers
    Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 1-5pm Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland Join the MFA and some of Maine's most...
  • MFA 2017 Annual Meeting, Workshop & Reception
    Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 1-7pm Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland Join the MFA board of directors, fellow members,...