Events


MFA Calendar of Events & Workshops

Please join us for our virtual and physically distanced programming through the end of 2020! Thank you for your understanding our shift in program formats due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and for keeping yourself and your community healthy during this challenging time.

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.

  • 2021 New Year
    Community Check-in
    January 21, 2021
    Thursday, January 21, 2021, 5–7pm Zoom Video Conference Join Maine film community members from across the state for a virtual happy...
  • The Art of the Pitch:
    What, Why, & How 
    January 27, 2021
    Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 7–8:30 pm Virtual, via Zoom Video Conference Register today through Eventbrite! You have an idea for a film....
  • Virtual Workshop Series:
    Mobile Phone Filmmaking
    February 20, 2021
    Saturday, February 21, 2021, 1–4pm Virtual, via Zoom Video Conference Register today through Eventbrite! Out of the box, the mobile phone in...

Past Events

  • 2020 MFA
    Wrap Party
    December 9, 2020
    Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 7–8pm Zoom Video Conference SAVE THE DATE: Join us on Wednesday, December 9, to hear from speakers about...
  • OUTDOOR FILM:
    Maine 2020
    September 24, 2020
    200 years of statehood culminates in one wild year. Thursday, September 24, 2020, doors at 6:00 pm Urban Farm Fermentory, 200...
  • 2020 MFA Virtual Postproduction Bootcamp
    JUNE 17, 2020
    Wednesday, June 17, 2:00 – 4:00 pmZoom Video ConferenceCost: FREE! The MFA's 2020 Postproduction Bootcamp, originally a daylong in-person workshop,...
  • MFA Community Check-in Series
    WEEKLY IN MAY
    MFA Community Check-in Series Virtual Happy Hours to Stay Connected Weekly in May Zoom Video Conference During this challenging time, the MFA aims...
  • MFA Community Check-in:
    A Virtual Happy Hour
    APRIL 29, 2020
    MFA Community Check-in: A Virtual Happy Hour Wednesday, April 29, 2020 – 5:00 – 6:00 pm Zoom Video Conference Here we go...
  • MFA Community Check-in:
    A Virtual Happy Hour
    APRIL 21, 2020
    MFA Community Check-in: A Virtual Happy Hour Tuesday, April 21, 2020 – 8:00 – 9:00 pm Zoom Video Conference Join your fellow...
  • MFA Fiscal Sponsorship:
    Brown Bag Lunch Info Session
    APRIL 14, 2020
    MFA Fiscal Sponsorship Program Brown Bag Lunch Information Session Tuesday, April 14, 2020 – 12:00 – 1:30 pm Zoom Video Conference Join the...
  • MFA Community Check-in:
    A Virtual Happy Hour
    APRIL 9, 2020
    MFA Community Check-in: A Virtual Happy Hour Thursday, April 9, 2020 – 5:00 – 6:30 pm Zoom Video Conference Join your fellow...
  • 2020 MFA Production Bootcamp
    March 8, 2020
    Sunday, March 8, 9:00 am – 5:00 pmUSM Communication & Media Studies Production Center 21 Durham Street, Portland, ME REGISTER...