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TIVA-DC Newsletter

Fall 2019

TIVA-DC connects the media production community to jobs, resources, and educational opportunities in the National Capital region.


President’s Message: Proud to Be Part of a Community

by Bill Coughlan, TIVA President

Bill Coughlan shares a few musings on the culture of collaboration and mutual support in the DMV video community.

Executive Director Corner: TIVA, New Media and You

by Todd Clark, TIVA Executive Director

Executive Director Todd Clark takes a look back at some key accomplishments for TIVA across the year.

Lucky 13: A Spotlight on DUO Media Productions

by Jim Pennington

DUO Media Productions has made some phenomenal strides across the past several years; join DUO Business Director Jim Pennington for an overview of their journey.

TIVA at The Video Show 2019

TIVA will have a pretty big footprint at this year’s most high-profile video exhibition, from streaming to a presence on multiple panels (and, of course, membership discounts).

A Look Back at TIVA in 2019

TIVA had quite a few memorable events in 2019 — here’s a recap of some of the past year’s highlights.

Bronze, Silver, Gold! A Peer Celebration of Excellence in Achievement

by Todd Clark, Peer Awards Co-Chair

There are a lot of exciting development for this year’s 23rd Annual TIVA Peer Awards — take a look at what’s in store and find our why you should enter today.

A Whole New Peer Entry System

by Bill Coughlan, TIVA President

For this year’s Peer Awards, we’re working with a whole new submission and judging system: FilmFreeway. Here’s what that means for you!

2018 Peer Award Recipients

As we prepare for this year’s Peer Awards, here’s the full list of awardees at last year’s event!

Join the TIVA Board

As we round out the new year, it’s time to open up TIVA’s leadership to new blood. We would love to see you come out to help steer the future of the organization!

TIVA-DC Newsletter

Published by the
Television, Internet &
Video Association of DC, Inc.


712 H Street NE Suite 1084
Washington, DC 20002

TIVA-DC Board of Directors

Bill Coughlan

Zeke Dowty
Vice President, Peer Awards Co-Chair

Colin Sandy

Rachel Torgoff
Secretary, Peer Promise

Sheila Smith
Board Member at Large


Todd Clark
Executive Director, Peer Awards, Co-Chair

The 23rd Annual TIVA Peer Awards

Regular deadline: November 30
Late deadline: December 31

Don’t forget — the TIVA Peer Awards deadlines are looming! Be sure to get your entries in before it’s too late.

Visit the dedicated FilmFreeway submission site at www.filmfreeway.com/tivapeerawards to submit — it only takes a few minutes. You can find out all of the specifics as to how — including a helpful how-to video — at tivadc.org/peer-faq. And as always, you can direct any individual questions to peerawards@tivadc.org.

Don’t miss out on this chance to have your best work showcased and acknowledged by your peers in the local production community!

Submit now!


Gold Sponsors

DUO Media Productions

(301) 221-7874

Pigmental Studios


Sandy Audio Visual

(202) 505-4728

Silver Sponsors

Interface Media Group

(202) 861-0500

Office of Cable Television, Film Music & Entertainment


202 Creates


Word Wizards

(301) 986-0808

Bronze Sponsors

Glass River Media

(703) 646-9192

Guild Sponsors

Advance Concepts
(703) 448-0445

American University - Film and Media Arts Graduate Programs
(202) 885-1000

Carlyn Davis Casting, C.S.A.
(703) 532-1900

Creative Video of Washington
(703) 891-2620

Double R Productions
(202) 797-7777

Flying Colors Broadcasts

Gallaudet University

(202) 651-5116

Mighty Pixel

Production Payroll Services, LLC
(301) 371-5910

Red Cactus Films

Tonal Vision
(410) 675-0591

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