From the Blog

September 19, 2013
The name’s Elaine and Membership is my game! You probably know me as the signature on your new or renewing membership letter, or the woman who occasionally greets you when you walk in the door at Arlington Independent Media (AIM).
September 19, 2013
Each year AIM members choose a Volunteer of the Year who has contributed the most to member productions over the course of the year, both in quality and quantity.
September 13, 2013
One month ago the Arlington County Fair took place at the Thomas Jefferson Community Center. AIM hosted a booth and several of our volunteer producers gathered video footage of the rides, activities and fair attendees.
August 30, 2013
The following is a blog post from Sophie Sither, one of the six interns for the Document Arlington Project, AIM's six-week summer program for high school students. This post was written three weeks in, and the program just finished last week!
August 20, 2013
This summer we held two sessions of Video Production Camp for youth ages 9-13 and each of them was a blast! Session One ended on July 3rd with the premiere of "Mitchell," a short film about a chronically disorganized student. We interviewed campers about their experience in making the short film, and what it was like to take a production from start to finish.
June 24, 2013
Today is the first day of our Youth Video Production Camp! Over the course of the next week and a half, participants ages 9 to 14 will learn to use AIM’s field cameras, microphones and lights, and will use them to transform a script into a short movie.
June 10, 2013
In his job as a science writer, Curtis has clients that have changing needs which now include the creation of online video.
May 25, 2013
As Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer, here at AIM we're gearing up for the Document Arlington Project (DAP).
May 16, 2013
Meet Dash. Rick Dash. The longtime producer and host of Rick Dash Presents, a program on Arlington Independent Media featuring live musical performances. A musician himself, Rick is committed to showcasing talented musicians from many different genres. We caught up with Rick and his frequent director, Marcus Wolf, to talk about two of the most recent episodes.
May 9, 2013
A few weeks ago, I completed the field production class at AIM. I knew that I would learn how to use professional camera equipment by taking the class, but I ended up learning several other lessons along the way.