Washington, DC – The Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment (OCTFME) recognizes FOCUS SOCIAL CLUB, as the December 2022 Location of the Month.
The Focus Social Club, located in Ward 6 on the historic H Street Corridor, located in Northeast Washington DC is a visually appealing location for a special event or media production. The look, feel and atmosphere at the Focus Social Club combines rustic exposed brick walls and lush greenery, provides a dynamic visual backdrop for multitude of dramatic, non-fiction, or still photography shoots.
The Focus Social Club features two floors of event space spanning 10,000 square feet, including a multifunctional, multipurpose area perfect for any number of functions or activities and staged scenarios. The venue is a location that offers the ability to capture scenes that range from a casual working space, meetings, study space, or business/social networking, a night club, or party. The location also provides backdrop options where café, lounge, or restaurant scenes can be filmed.
“The team at the Focus Social Club is extremely excited to be showcased as the OCTFME Location of the Month, proud to offer this restaurant as a media production location. Focus On What Matters: Yourself.”
The Focus Social Club is available not just for media filming, but also for corporate event bookings, private functions and any number of special events ranging from 50 to 500 people, including fundraisers, charity events, fashion shows, product launches, art galas, wine tastings, holiday celebrations, awards ceremonies, meetings/planning sessions, graduation parties, and birthday celebrations just to name a few. Individual floors or complete venue rental is available.
If you are interested in learning more about the Focus Social Club as a possible location for a media production, still photography shoot, or book a reservation for a private event by visiting https://www.focusindc.com/Events.
About Location of the Month
The "Location of the Month" initiative is part of the agency's mission to market and support District locales as media production locations and bring attention to the wide range of cinematically compelling locations available to film and television productions.
If you have a suggestion for a future OCTFME "Location of the Month," we would love to hear from you. If you own or manage a business, venue, or location you would like to be featured as a "Location of the Month," or if you are a filmmaker or a fan of local filmmaking with a suggestion for a unique DC location, OCTFME could feature in the future "Location of the Month" please use this nomination form and tell us all about it.
The Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment (OCTFME) produces and broadcasts programming for the District of Columbia's public, educational, and government access (PEG) cable television channels and digital radio station; regulates the District of Columbia’s cable television service providers; provides customer service for cable subscribers; and supports a sustainable film, music, and entertainment creative economy and labor market in the District of Columbia.
OCTFME award-winning content provides resourceful information on government activity, education, current events, history, music, arts, and entertainment. OCTFME operates and manages the District’s government television access channels: the District Council Channel (DCC), the District of Columbia Network (DCN), and the District Knowledge Network (DKN).
OCTFME owns, manages, operates, and programs the District of Columbia Entertainment Network (DCE). This 24-hour on-demand streaming network delivers diverse and inclusive – FREE – lifestyle, music, live events, sports, arts, variety shows, talk shows, educational and entertainment programming from the nation's capital into homes via ROKU, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV as well as iPhone and Android mobile devices by downloading the DCE Network App or at DCENetwork.com.
OCTFME also owns, operates, manages, and programs DC Radio 96.3 HD4 digital radio station, the District of Columbia’s first government radio station, in partnership with Howard University’s WHUR. It is one of only two full-power, city-owned, managed and programmed radio stations in the country.
OCTFME provides production support services that advance film, television, video, entertainment, interactive, multimedia, and digital media content creators. These services include permitting, location scouting, production support; job placement assistance; workforce development; and the DC Film, Television, and Entertainment Rebate Fund.
OCTFME provides additional support to the Creative community through the Creative Affairs Office (CAO), and Mayor Muriel Bowser Presents: 202Creates initiative. CAO showcases and preserves the District of Columbia’s rich creative communities throughout all 8 Wards. CAO builds sustainability in the creative community through policy, programming, and education, further expanding the middle-class pathway for the creative workforce. CAO coordinates public, private, and community partners to accomplish all goals and create equitable and inclusive opportunities for the District’s creatives. Mayor Muriel Bowser Presents: 202Creates initiative, administers programs that support the growth and sustainability of the creative industries throughout the District.
For more information, contact the Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment at (202) 671-0066, visit us online at: entertainment.dc.gov, and follow us on Facebook.com/entertaindc, Instagram.com/entertain_dc, and Twitter.com/entertain_dc.