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.

  • MFA Happy Hour and Rooftop Screening: ISLAND ZERO
    July 10, 2019
    Wednesday, July 10, 6:30-10:00 pm Bayside Bowl, 58 Alder Street, Portland Maine Film Association has partnered with Bayside Bowl for the July...
  • Maine Movies on the Prom: STAND BY ME
    July 27, 2019
    Saturday, July 27, 2019 Eastern Promenade, Portland Film will begin at 8:35 pm and will run until 10:00 pm Celebrate Maine summers...
  • 2017 MFA Lighting Workshop
    Produce It Now: The Essentials to Creative and $ Smart Producing
    August 24, 2019
    Saturday, August 24, 2019, 1:00 – 6:00 pm Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland REGISTER TODAY through Eventbrite! The Maine Film...
  • Maine Movies on the Prom: MOFF Broke & Stoked World Premiere
    August 31, 2019
    Saturday, August 31, 2019 Eastern Promenade, Portland Film will begin at 8:00 pm and will run until 9:30 pm Celebrate Maine summers...
  • MFA Intermediate-Level Workshop: Hands-On Location Sound
    September 14, 2019
    Saturday, September 14, 2019, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland This exciting, hands-on follow-up to...
  • MFA Workshop: Block, Light, Frame, and Shoot: Rebel Filmmaking
    September 28, 2019
    Saturday, September 28, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. USM Communication & Media Studies Production Center 21 Durham Street, Portland, ME MORE...
  • MFA Workshop: Fully Resolve'd
    October 12, 2019
    Saturday, October 12 , 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Maine College of Art522 Congress Street, Portland Fully Resolve’d: A deep dive...
  • MFA Lighting Master Class
    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 The...
  • MFA Annual Meeting
    November 9, 2019
    Saturday, November 9, 2019, time TBDPortland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland FREE to all MFA Members! More information coming...
  • MFA Workshop: The Directing Series
    December 14, 2019
    Saturday, December 14, 2019, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland Script breakdowns, shots lists, blocking, and...

Past Events

  • Maine Movies on the Prom: MAINE SHORTS!
    June 29, 2019
    Saturday, June 29, 2019 Eastern Promenade, Portland Films begin at 8:50 pm and will run until 10:00 pm RAIN PLAN: It's threatening...
  • MFA Filmmaking & The Law 101 Workshop: Protecting Yourself & Your Work
    June 27, 2019
    Thursday, June 27, 2019 Workshop: 2:30–4:30 pm at Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland Happy Hour: 4:30–6:30 pm Happy Hour...
  • MFA Happy Hour with Maine Ad + Design (MADE)
    & Screening: HELVETICA
    June 12, 2019
    Wednesday, June 12, 6:00-8:30 pm; film screening at dark Bayside Bowl, 58 Alder Street, Portland   Join the Maine Film Association and...
  • Maine Filmmaker Showcase:
    "In Stitches"
    May 10, 2019
    Friday, May 10, 2019, 7:00 pm Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland Join the Maine Film Association, the Portland...
  • MFA Happy Hour with Maine Outdoor Brands
    May 8, 2019
      Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 5-7pm Flight Deck Brewing, 11 Atlantic Ave, Brunswick Join the Maine Film Association and the Maine Outdoor...
  • MFA Basic-Level Workshop: Editing for the Story
    May 4, 2019
    Saturday, May 4, 2019, 10:00 am – 5:00 pmMaine College of Art Media Lab, Congress Street, Portland REGISTER TODAY!This workshop...
  • Maine Filmmaker Showcase: "The Kids We Lose"
    April 12, 2019
    Friday, April 12, 2019, 7:00 pm Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland Join the Maine Film Association, the Portland...
  • MFA Happy Hour with Maine Theater Collective
    April 10, 2019
      Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 5-7pm Oxbow Blending & Bottling, 49 Washington Ave., Portland Join the Maine Film Association and the Maine...
  • MFA Indie VFX Crash Course
    April 6, 2019
    Saturday, April 6, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. USM Communication & Media Studies Production Center 21 Durham Street, Portland, ME This...