Picture Lock Hosts Panel Discussion on the State of Black Cinema

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.

Kevin Sampson

Kevin started working at AIM in October 2012. He received an MFA in Film & Electronic Media from American University in Washington, D.C in 2011.  Before coming to work at AIM, Kevin taught filmmaking and stop motion to elementary and middle school aged students at Fairfax Collegiate, and was a video editor at IREX, a non-profit in D.C.

Elaine Coates

Elaine started working at AIM in September 2012.  A recent graduate of American University’s School of Communications’ graduate program “Producing Film and Video," Elaine previously worked as Membership and Programming Coordinator for Women in Film and Video in Washington, DC.  After graduating from AU in May 2012, Elaine moved to the Arlington, VA area and volunteers in the community with the Animal Welfare League of Arlington.

Nathan Bynum

Nathan joined AIM full-time in 2012 after working part-time with the youth Video Production Camp in 2011 and 2012. Nathan now serves as Director of the Video Production Camp and leads an after-school video program at Key Elementary School.  In addition, he produces programs such as high school Arlington Committee of 100 and High School Football. He formerly worked on Serving Our Needs.

Devin Gallagher

Devin Gallagher started working at AIM in November 2007. Before coming to AIM, he was director of video production for the Braddock Youth Project in Pittsburgh, PA, a program to teach underserved high school youth. As staff producer with AIM, Devin shoots local events such as election coverage, concert series, and Clarendon Day. He also edits footage from a variety of staff-shot footage. Additionally, Devin teaches field production, mobile flypack, audio production, and editing classes at AIM.

Lauree McArdle

Lauree joined AIM in August 2004. Her promotion to Operations Manager includes the primary functions of coordinating the scheduling of the facility and staff as well as overall operations. Lauree has also been a major driving force behind WERA 96.7 FM, Radio Arlington.