Friday, September 23, 2022
This spacious waterfront Mediterranean villa—with a myriad of different rooms for different moods, or points in the day—provides exclusive access to incredible views and décor.

Washington, DC – The Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment (OCTFME) recognizes La Vie, as the September 2022 Location of the Month.

La Vie is an architecturally distinctive Mediterranean-coastal themed restaurant and bar located in Washington, DC's Southwest Wharf District that asserts exceptional interior design and breathtaking views of the Potomac and Anacostia rivers as well as the Washington, DC’s iconic skyline. 

“We are honored to be the featured as the Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment Location of the Month,” said Cindy Peet, Director of Events.

Located on the 12th floor and spread across nearly 10,000 square feet of space, La Vie's coastal chic vibe is evident throughout the venue. A fully enclosed space La Vie features a tastefully designed dining area, a cascading waterfall terrace bar, private bathrooms, DJ Booth and a fully private wrap around terrace.  

La Vie holds up to 720 people standing and up to 300 seated. Inside can seat up to 100 with rented furniture, 200 standing room with included lounge furniture.  In addition to the varied looks and feels provided in the interior, La Vie includes a spacious waterfront terrace and a rooftop creating any number of visual options to anyone seeking a location for a dining, bar, lounge or rooftop scene.

La Vie is a great location option for private events, parties, wedding receptions and corporate outings that can accommodate parties, cast and crew virtually any size.  

This visually dynamic venue with a multitude of different looks and backdrops all in one place provides a great filming and still photography location opportunity for production companies, design firms, and digital agencies. 

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Social Media Handles: 
IG: @Lavie_DC  

Websites: https://lavie-dc.com/  


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.