News and Highlights

TIVA Peer Awards Tickets

WALA is proud to sponsor the 2018 Television, Internet & Video Asociation of DC Peer Awards Ceremony, to be held November 11, 2017, at the French Embassy, 4101 Reservoir Road, NW.

The Peer Awards began in 1997 as part of the former Washington Film and Video Council (WFVC) and later merged with the existing, popular “ITVA-DC Video […]

WALA’s Creative Entrepreneurs Series is in Full Swing at THEARC!

A series for creatives of all kinds who want to take the next step in their professional career by creating their own business. Explore the basics of forming a business for your creative endeavors, from deciding whether to incorporate as a non-profit or for-profit entity, to understanding copyrights and trademarks, to contract and negotiation skills […]

Arts, Entertainment, Media, and Sports Law Networking Event

WALA and DC Bar Arts, Entertainment, Media, and Sports Law Networking Event
Thursday, October 26, 2017 
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Pennsylvania 6
1350 I Street NW
Washington DC 20005
Join the D.C. Bar’s Arts, Entertainment, Media, and Sports Law Community and the Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) for a fall networking event. Catch up with colleagues in your […]

WALA at DC Shorts Fall Film Festival

WALA is proud to team up with the DC Shorts Fall Film Festival on Friday, September 8, 2017, for two exciting events:  
“Pitching, Pitching & More Pitching!”
Entertainment Law for Filmmakers
11:00-12:30 PM
E Street Cinema /  555 11th Street, NW
Instructors: Brian Frankel (Chair, Education Committee, WALA), Sandra Aistars (Clinical Professor, Antonin Scalia Law School, GMU), John Mason (Board […]

WALA Named as Finalist for the 2017 Mayor’s Arts Awards | Board Member Davey Yarborough to Receive the Mayor’s Arts Award for Distinguished Honor

Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities has announced the special honorees and finalists of the 32nd Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards.


The Mayor’s Arts Awards are the most prestigious honors conferred by the District on individual artists, teachers, and nonprofit organizations. The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities will present […]