As the seat of the United States federal government, Washington, DC serves as the backdrop for a lot of interesting stories--and as a result, it has also been an extremely popular shooting location for film and television productions over the years. Almost every screenplay that involves government work or government offices--whether CIA, Congress, the White House or others--will do filming in DC. Among the many popular films that have done shooting in this area are Argo, Forrest Gump, A Few Good Men, National Treasure, Burn After Reading, Independence Day, Minority Report and a host of others. Popular television shows that have been known for their location shooting in DC include Bones, The West Wing, and The X-Files, among others.

Featured on this page are a group of professional filmmakers who have all shown a high commitment to quality and excellence as students of the Film Connection Film Institute in Washington, DC. Trained one-on-one on real film productions by some of the best filmmakers in the business, each of these talented individuals is highly qualified to handle the filmmaking needs of your next professional project. Please take a look at their websites for an overview of the services they offer. If you'd like more information about the benefits of an on-the-job apprenticeship through the Film Connection, please click here.

Latest Blog Entries from Washington DC Film Connection Students

Charles Rocha

A Camera & A VisionPosted by Charles Rocha on 2017-12-03

Vision meaning a plan on top of everything. It was sort of hammered in on my last blog post, but you should really know every in and out of your film before you step behind the camera (which is the only tool you really need)... Read More >>

Charles Rocha

Actor & Scene TipsPosted by Charles Rocha on 2017-09-27

After your script is finished, you have to cast your actors. There are paid websites like Backstage that will provide you with good actors for a price, but the earlier you are in the journey, the cheaper you will be so- You will need to utilize the internet... Read More >>

Charles Rocha

On The JobPosted by Charles Rocha on 2017-08-17

I got some on the job training from my mentor and it encapsulated the job of videographer well. If you are getting into this job to be a director, it’s going to be rough... Read More >>