OCTFME RECOGNIZES SKYLINE 609 AS THE JULY 2022 LOCATION OF THE MONTH

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Washington, DC – The Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment (OCTFME) recognizes Skyline 609 as the July 2022 Location of the Month. 

Skyline 609 is a private event space that is a quaint location for corporate meetings, cocktail parties, classes, retreats, special events, media production filming, and commercial still photography. Skyline has hosted film shoots for commercials, corporate videos, and short films. 

“Filming at Skyline 609 was a great experience! The owner, Jon, and manager, Anne were able to accommodate all of our requests for manipulation of furniture in the spaces, scheduling times, and were present and helpful during production days,” said a spokesperson for a recent on-location shoot at Skyline 609. 

Skyline 609 offers a versatile and visually dynamic location for film, video, and still photography shoots, with clear views of the Capitol, as well as scenic vistas of the Northeast and Southeast quadrants of the District of Columbia. With window or roof deck facing three directions, there are multiple views, allowing a single location to offer a variety of visual looks and backdrops. This LEED-certified facility includes a 1,600 SF multi-purpose room plus an additional 3,000 SF outdoor terrace.  

The indoor Skyline 609 space accommodates 100 guests for cocktail events. The outdoor roof deck accommodated up to 150 for cocktail events. Both areas are furnished with mid-century-inspired couches, chairs, occasional tables, and tables and chairs suitable for meetings and small seated dinners. 

Skyline 609 is equipped with fast WiFi, a complete AV system with 10’ projection and 85” monitor, and indoor/outdoor speakers. The counter area features a bar sink, ice machine, mini-fridge, and access to kitchenware. Catering can also be arranged. 

To learn more about Skyline 609 and to inquire about its availability for events and as an exceptional filming location, go to skyline609.net. For information about past locations of the month, visit DC Reel-Scout Directory. 

 

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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 to 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.

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About OCTFME

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, and 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.