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.

  • 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 Happy Hour with Women in Film & Video New England
    January 17, 2019
      Thursday, January 17, 2019, 5-7pm Rising Tide Brewing Company, 103 Fox Street, Portland, ME Join Maine Film Association members, Maine filmmakers,...
  • 2017 MFA Digital Production Workshop
    MFA Filmmaker Listening Forum & Networking Happy Hour
    January 19, 2019
    Saturday, January 19, 2019, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland RSVP below. As Maine's leading coalition of...
  • 2017 MFA Lighting & Grip Workshop
    The MFA Production Bootcamp
    January 26, 2019
    Saturday, January 26, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland REGISTER TODAY through Eventbrite! The MFA...
  • Basic-Level Workshop: Postproduction Bootcamp
    February 9, 2019
    Saturday, February 9, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland REGISTER TODAY through Eventbrite! Due to...
  • Feb 2018 Making It in Maine
    MFA In Production Lecture Series, Part I
    March 2, 2019
    Saturday, March 2, 2019, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON!   Cost: $10  Students;...
  • 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 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...

Past Events

  • 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...
  • Pro-Level Workshop: Adobe Premiere Bootcamp
    June 3, 2018
      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
    May 12, 2018
      Saturday, May 12, 2018 – 10am-5pm Portland Media Center, 516 Congress Street, Portland Digital cinema cameras and their associated technologies are...