Karaoke Night: Fri, May 30

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 elaine@arlingtonmedia.org or 703.524.2388.

New Communications Coordinator at AIM

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.

Melissa Snowden

After graduating from the University of Leeds with an Activism and Social Change MA, Melissa joined AIM in May 2014. Her career has ranged from editing and writing books to project management. In Florida, she served as Secretary of the Board to the Women Playwrights' Initiative, and contributed to arts and activist nonprofits including TakingITGlobal and Red Chair Project.

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.