2015 DC Shorts Film Festival

SEPTEMBER 10–20, 2015


1. Superstars

ABC 7/Newschannel 8

Washington DC area local news including weather, traffic, sports, restaurants, business and events.

1100 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22209

Tel: (703) 236-9552

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With over 12 million square feet of projects, Akridge knows how to excel in commercial real estate development, construction, leasing and management. And working out of a D.C.-based firm, Akridge knows the area inside and out.

The Homer Building
601 Thirteenth St., NW, Suite 300 N
Washington, DC 20005

Tel: (202) 638-3000

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Comcast Universal

Comcast is the country’s largest provider of cable services, and is expanding its cable operations to deliver digital services, provide faster Internet and IP-enabled phone service, as well as develop and deliver innovative programming.

101 Constitution Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Tel: (800) 934-6489

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The District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) is responsible for developing and promoting local artists, organizations, and activities. The Mission of the DCCAH is to provide grants, programs, and education activities that encourage diverse artistic expressions and learning opportunities for individuals and nonprofit organizations in the District of Columbia.

200 I Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003

Tel: (202) 724-5613

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Marriott Renaissance

At Renaissance Hotels we believe travel is about discovering moments that transcend the everyday. Stylish, distinctive hotels in some of the world’s most exciting destinations.

1143 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Washington, DC, 20037

Tel: (202) 775-0800

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OnTap is the Washington, D.C. metro area’s top source for dining, nightlife, music, parties, events, festivals, and entertainment.

25 Dove St.
Alexandria, VA 22314

Tel: (703) 465-0500

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Simple DCP

We make Digital Cinema affordable for every filmmaker in the marketplace today.

Tel: (213) 375-8327

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Our purpose: To connect people with great local businesses.

140 New Montgomery St
San Francisco, CA 94105

Tel: (415) 908-3801

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2. Producers

Barefoot Wine and Bubbly

Barefoot Wine and Bubbly’s goal has been to make the world a ‘better place through wine,’ since it was founded by two wine enthusiasts/social activists in California in 1965. Along the way, they have supported over 3,000 charities worldwide, and continue their mission of providing wine drinkers with a fun and relaxing experience.

600 Yosemite Blvd
Modesto, California 95354

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DC Office of Motion Picture and Television Development

200 I Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003

Tel: 202-727-6608

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Irish Dairy Board/Kellygold

The Irish Dairy Board is a co-op, owned by its farmer members. The milk used to make cheeses and butter is grass-fed, and comes from a vast number of small local Irish farms that meet Kerrygold’s exacting standards.

1007 Church Street, Suite 314
Evanston, IL 60201

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The Motion Picture Association of America serves as the voice and advocate of the American motion picture, home video and television industries.

1600 I Street NW
Washington, DC 20006

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3. Technical

Showbiz Software

The Showbiz Store is the retail division of Media Services that caters to the specific technology needs of the media and entertainment industry, namely, motion picture and television studios, visual effects and post production houses, advertising agencies, corporate media departments, and commercial, music video, and independent production companies. With two locations in New York and Los Angeles, the Showbiz Store is the destination for entertainment professionals for integrated workflow solutions with its on-site IT architecture, hardware, software, training and tech support.

500 S. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Tel: (310) 471-9330

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Sony Creative

Digital audio & video software for professionals, amateurs, and enthusiasts.

8215 Greenway Blvd, Suite 400
Middleton, WI 53562

Tel: (608) 203-7620

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TCHO Chocolate

From tree-to-bean-to-bar, obsessed with chocolate and making a better world.

1900 Powell Street, Suite 230
Emeryville, CA 94608

Tel: (844) 877-TCHO

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4. Crew


Apple designs and creates iPod and iTunes, Mac laptop and desktop computers, the OS X operating system, and the revolutionary iPhone and iPad.

Tel: 800-MY-APPLE

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Cowan Creative

Graphic design for a new era of media

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Design Foundry

The Design Foundry creates and provides visual presentation materials; in print, imprinted, and online. We offer complete service, from initial ideas to production and delivery of the finished product. Our work and materials are hassle-free and easy-to-understand, while maintaining the highest quality possible.

Tel: 240-643-5718

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Final Draft

Final Draft is the industry-standard formatting software for screenwriters, TV Writers, playwrights and more.

Tel: (800) 231-4055

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FX Factory

Boston Massachusetts based Noise Industries is an innovative developer of visual effects tools for the post-production and broadcast community. Their products are integrated with popular non-linear editing and compositing products from Apple and Adobe.

46 Waltham St, Suite 305A
Boston, MA 02118

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Gediyon Kifle

Gediyon Kifle is a Washington, D.C.-based award-winning photography whose client list and published work include: Gourmet, Elle a’la Carte, Savoy, The Times Picayune and the Washington Post magazine. His work can be found in private collections and museums throughout the United States and Africa.

923 F Street NW, Suite 201
Washington, DC 20004

Tel: (202) 271-9475

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Kendra Rubinfeld Public Relations (KRPR) is a PR and marketing firm dedicated to creating platforms from which their clients can grow.

Tel: (202) 681-1151

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5. Cast

KvM Rentals

Karma vs Mojo Rentals offers the Washington D.C. film making community with premium, yet sensibly priced equipment rentals and packages.

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Pond 5

The World’s Stock Media Marketplace — featuring videos, photos, vectors/illustrations, music, sound effects, AE projects, 3D models, and more.

80 Fifth Avenue, 18th floor
New York, NY 10011

Tel: (646) 233-2155

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The first Potbelly opened its doors in 1977 in Chicago, and since then has been selling an array of delicious homemade sandwiches on freshly baked bread in 14 markets across the nation, including Washington D.C.

4733 Bethesda Ave, Suite 330
Bethesda, MD 20814

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Pro Cuts Editing Service

Professional and Affordable Post Production, Multimedia Services and Video Edit Suite Rentals.

2138 Priest Bridge Court, Suite 1
Crofton, MD 21114 USA

Tel: (301) 464-5067

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Drawing on the bold flavors of Southeast Asia. Gluten free rice and noodle bowls. Homemade curries and sauces.

710 7th Street NW

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Washington Glass School

The Washington Glass School offers an educational experience to those wishing to explore creative techniques in all aspects of glass making. Their mission is to introduce artists practicing in other media to the joys of glass, by offering hands-on instruction and workshops that cater to an urban living environment, with classes scheduled in the evenings and weekends.

3700 Otis St
Mt. Rainier, MD 20712

Tel: (202) 744-8222

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Premium Dry Cleaning and Laundry Delivery

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Write Brothers

Since 1982, Write Brothers, Inc., has been setting an industry standard by creating innovated yet affordable software technology in the world of creative writing. Having been the first and only to develop a screen writing program that later received an Academy of Technical Achievement Award, the Write brothers continue to impress with their new and improved motion picture writing software.

348 East Olive Ave, Suite H
Burbank, CA 91502

Tel: (800) 847-8679

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