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.

  • The MFA Postproduction Bootcamp
    February 9, 2019
    Saturday, February 9, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland REGISTER TODAY through Eventbrite! Due to...
  • MFA at Greendrinks
    February 12, 2019
    Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 5:30 – 8:00 pmThink Tank Portland, 533 Congress Street, Portland In February 2019, the Maine Film...
  • Feb 2018 Making It in Maine
    MFA In Production Lecture Series: Producing & Production Management
    March 2, 2019
    Saturday, March 2, 2019, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland REGISTER TODAY! Join the Maine Film Association...
  • Maine Filmmaker Showcase: "The Last Pig"
    March 8, 2019
    Friday, March 8, 2019, 7:00 pm Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland Join the Maine Film Association, the Portland...
  • MFA Intermediate-level Workshop: Introduction to Cinematography
    March 23, 2019
    Saturday, March 23, 2019, 1o:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland MORE INFORMATION & REGISTRATION COMING...
  • MFA Visual Effects Workshop: 3D Animation & Graphics with Adobe AfterFX
    April 6, 2019
    Saturday, April 6, 2019, 1o:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. USM Communication & Media Studies Production Center 21 Durham Street, Portland, ME MORE...
  • MFA Directing Series, Part 2
    May 11, 2019
    Saturday, May 11, 2019, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.Portland Media Center516 Congress Street, Portland REGISTRATION COMING SOON! Part 2 of the MFA...
  • MFA Intermediate-Level Workshop: Hands-On Location Sound
    June 8, 2019
    Saturday, June 8, 2019, 1o:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland MORE INFORMATION & REGISTRATION COMING...
  • MFA INTERMEDIATE-LEVEL POSTPRODUCTION WORKSHOP: EDITORIAL, DATA, & COLOR GRADING
    September 28, 2019
    Saturday, September 28, 2019USM Communication & Media Studies Production Center21 Durham Street, Portland, ME More information and registration coming soon! Instructor:...
  • Post-Production: 3-D Modeling
    October 12, 2019
    Saturday, October 12 , 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Maine College of Art522 Congress Street, Portland MORE INFORMATION & REGISTRATION COMING...
  • MFA Annual Lighting Workshop
    October 26, 2019
    Saturday, October 26, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.High Output,  83 Bell Street, Portland, ME MORE INFORMATION & REGISTRATION COMING SOON Cost:...
  • MFA Annual Meeting
    November 2, 2019
    Saturday, November 2, 2019, time TBDPortland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland FREE to all MFA Members! More information coming...
  • MFA Screenwriting Workshop
    November 9, 2019
    Saturday, November 9, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland MORE INFORMATION & REGISTRATION COMING...
  • MFA Workshop: Directing for the Drama & Episodic
    December 8, 2019
    Saturday, December 8, 2019, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland MORE INFORMATION & REGISTRATION COMING SOON! Cost:...

Past Events

  • 2017 MFA Lighting & Grip Workshop
    The MFA Production Bootcamp
    January 26, 2019
    Saturday, January 26, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland REGISTER TODAY through Eventbrite! The MFA...
  • Basic-Level Workshop: Directing for the Camera
    December 8, 2018
    December 8, 2018, 1 – 5:30pm Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland REGISTER TODAY! As a director and visual storyteller, your...
  • MFA Lighting Workshop: Studio Lighting for Interviews & Narrative Scenes
    November 10, 2018
      November 10, 2018, 1-5pm High Output, 83 Bell Street, Portland, ME This workshop is now full. You can join the waitlist here. The...
  • 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...
  • MFA Happy Hour with Damnationland
    October 4, 2018
    Thursday, October 4, 2018, 5-7pm Oxbow Blending & Bottling, 49 Washington Ave, Portland Join Maine Film Association members, Maine filmmakers, film...
  • 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 Writer's Workshop: The Foundations of Narrative Screenwriting
    September 8, 2018
    The Foundations of Narrative Screenwriting September 8, 2018, 10am – 5pm Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland REGISTER TODAY! This one day...
  • 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...
  • Intermediate-Level Workshop: Shooting for Natural History & Wildlife Documentary Production
    July 15, 2018
      Sunday, July 15, 2018 – 10am-5pm Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Rd, Falmouth Join natural history and wildlife documentary filmmaker...