OCTFME Recognizes The W WASHINGTON DC HOTEL as the August 2018 Location of the Month

Thursday, August 9, 2018

The Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment (OCTFME) recognizes The W WASHINGTON DC HOTEL as August 2018 Location of the Month.

As one of the locations for the Wonder Woman sequel, shot in DC just last month, W Washington DC was originally built in 1917 and is no stranger to productions.   Having had multiple films, television, documentary, videos, and commercials shot there, including The Godfather 2, Contact, No Way Out and Eugene, to name a few, The W Washington DC makes a great location for all types of shoots.  

The Hotel is undergoing a $50 million renovation.  The renovations which will upgrade, rooms, lobby, restaurants, and ballrooms and rooftop lounge making its 12,000 sq. ft. of event space, state-of-the-art meeting rooms and conference spaces, Rooftop ballroom with an adjoining outdoor terrace overlooking the White House even more attractive to productions.

The Capitol’s closest hotel to the White House, you can feel the proximity to power as you overlook the White House from POV rooftop bar.  The 317 elevated guest rooms and suites blend historical detail with high fashion.   With its unparalleled location, W Washington DC stands proudly on the National Mall with stunning views of the Washington Monument and just steps from the rest. 

If you are interested in learning more about The W WASHINGTON DC Hotel please contact Matt Peschke, Director of Marketing at the W WASHINGTON DC Hotel, 515 15th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004. 202 661 2423 / M 202 650 8007. [email protected].

You can also find more information at the W WASHINGTON DC Hotel website or at OCTFME’s locations referral resource DC Reel-Scout.

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 that are 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 mission of the Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment is to produce and broadcast programming for the District of Columbia’s public, educational, and government access (PEG) cable channels; regulate the District of Columbia’s cable television service providers; provide customer service for cable subscribers; and support a sustainable creative economy and job market in the District of Columbia.

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