From the Blog

June 23, 2014
In the latest episode of "Meeting Our Needs", host Nathan Bynum speaks with industry experts about ensuring that people in the Arlington community can meet basic needs for survival.
June 9, 2014
For its 20th episode, Picture Lock Show spoke with highly influential and renowned media executive Pierre Bagley, Director for the DC Office of Motion Picture and Television Development. This episode spans Pierre's career path and motivations to achieve his dreams in media.
June 6, 2014
So many people have shown interest in our upcoming audio room, which will be used to provide entry-level and advanced courses in audio production. We have submitted drawings for approval from Arlington County, and are now awaiting permits before we take the next step. Thanks for your continued support, we'll keep you updated!
May 29, 2014
Please join us for Karaoke Night right here in our studio. There will be tons of great songs to choose from, and members are free to bring friends. We'll have pizza, snacks, sodas, and beer available for all you singers out there. RSVP to Elaine at or 703.524.2388.
May 27, 2014
Watch Nathan Bynum discuss Health with community leaders on the newest "Meeting Our Needs". This half-hour episode focuses on making Arlington a healthier place to live.
May 22, 2014
Melissa joins AIM as Communications Coordinator. Hailing from Florida, she has a background in communications as well as publishing, marketing, and project management. She recently earned her MA in Activism and Social Change at the University of Leeds; her interests include documentaries, community development, and social inclusion, as well as fair access to open media and information.
February 26, 2014
Picture Lock is an hour-long television show produced through AIM that focuses on film reviews and the DC area film scene. On Monday, February 24th, Picture Lock, along with Districtly Speaking, a monthly community town hall platform, hosted a town hall-style discussion on the state of Black Cinema.
January 10, 2014
Pat Loverich and Alex Zealand, librarians at the Arlington Public Library, took video production classes at AIM and used what they learned to make professional quality videos for the Library's programs. Check out this short video about their experience in class, and check out some of APL's videos on their YouTube channel.
December 9, 2013
Students at AIM get around the Arlington community to complete class projects for Field Production and Studio Production. Usually these projects culminate in a short video highlighting an organization, cause or small local business.
October 9, 2013
As part of our Annual Meeting on Sunday, September 29, AIM hosted John D. Mason of Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts, a nonprofit organization that provides access to education, advocacy and legal services through workshops and seminars, legal clinics and pro-bono referral services for creatives and cultural organizations. He led our members in a lively discussion about copyright law and video production.