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“1350 Penn” series follows the daily happenings in the District government.

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Request captioned videos or transcripts.

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OCTFME regulates and audits DC cable service providers on behalf of the residents.

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OCTFME is the regulatory agency that protects and advances DC cable service-related interests.

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As a District cable television consumer, you have certain rights when dealing with your service provider.  

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Coverage of live and recorded Council of the District of Columbia activities.

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Display is a 30-minute music video program that features independent artists from the District. Videos are gathered from the public, providing a much needed direct avenue of exposure and promotion for local musical artists.

Employment, casting and training opportunities in the film and video industry. 

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District of Columbia radio personality EZ Street's new DCN program, The Street Report, airs every Thursday at 9pm on DCN. The show follows EZ Street as he interviews popular music artists like Iggy Azalea, Mary J. Blige, and the best local District music talent.


Do I Need a Permit?
You only need a film permit for commercial productions. Tourists or others filming strictly for personal use do not require a permit. If you're producing something other than your family vacation video, you probably need a permit.

Film DC Rebate Fund

We support media production and creative economy infrastructure projects through a rebate fund.

OCTFME is dedicated to connecting District residents to quality internships, jobs and training to aspiring media, communications and entertainment professionals.

Resources to assist with finding DC Government property, hotels, and other locations for film and media production in the District.

Arts and culture

Information about film and television projects currently in production in DC. 

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A weekly talk show hosted by former journalist and network news producer Carol Joynt

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Simone Butterfly the 'Fabulous, Freelance, Fashion Investigator' is a new DCN program created to highlight the creative economy by showcasing the most innovative independent fashion artisans in the District.

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The Sound profiles some of the city’s top up and coming talent. This series explores the rich tapestry of all music genres that exist in the District of Columbia. This show is designed to discover and elevate the careers of DC’s best emerging talent.

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“Uptown/Downtown” is a DCN series featuring positive stories about people, communities and businesses in the District that are the life blood of our city -- yet they often flourish behind the headlines.