The Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment (OCTFME) recognizes the Urban Athletic Club as the January 2020 Location of the Month.
With three locations across the District (804 N. Street, NW in the Shaw Neighborhood; 2505 Wisconsin Avenue, NW in the Kimpton Glover Park Hotel; and 1770 Euclid Street, NW, in the LINE Hotel) each Urban Athletic Club is a modern, beautifully designed Strength and Conditioning facility. With ample training areas including a private studio, locker rooms, and showers, the spaces are perfect for any ﬁtness related ﬁlming, from infomercials to movies and television shows. In fact last summer several actors from the soon to be released, Hollywood blockbuster, “Wonder Woman 1984” trained at the gym while on location.
Key features include, weight room, turf floor, barbells, dumbbells, yoga studio, locker rooms, front desk, foyer area, natural lighting, wall mural and garage door that can be opened or closed for shoots and productions.
“Urban Athletic Club is honored to be selected as the featured location of the month for January 2020, by the DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment,” stated Urban Athletic Club Owner, Graham King. “Urban Athletic Club opened in the summer of 2016 to offer District of Columbia athletes a beautiful place to train, compete, and build community and all of us are ecstatic to be recognized by such a great organization within our own city.”
To learn more about the Urban Athletic Club and for information on rates and availability, please visit https://www.urbanathletic.club/shaw or OCTFME’s locations referral resource URBAN ATHLETIC CLUB. For information about past locations of the month, visit DC Reel-Scout Directory.
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 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 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’s award-winning content provides resourceful information on government activity, education, current events, history, music, arts and entertainment. OCTFME 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-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 supports the creative economy through Mayor Muriel Bowser Presents: 202Creates initiative, administering programs supporting the growth and sustainability of the creative industries in all 8 Wards of 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.