Focus on the Story 2019 Schedule

These were the events held during Focus on the Story 2019 and Click DC. In 2020, Click DC becomes part of the Focus on the Story International Photo Festival.

may, 2019

25may7:00 pm10:00 pmLost Origins Opening Reception7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Lost Origins Gallery

29may(may 29)9:00 am30(may 30)5:00 pmWorkshop: From Taking Pictures to Making Photographs with Ibarionex Perello9 a.m.: Creating A Personal Visual Language9:00 am - 5:00 pm (30) EST TBA

29may9:30 am4:30 pmWorkshop: #PhotoBizSkills - MarketingJamie Rose teaches the marketing skills you need to grow your business9:30 am - 4:30 pm TBA

30may9:00 am5:00 pmWorkshop: Exploring Street and Documentary Photography A hands-on workshop with Xyza Cruz Bacani9:00 am - 5:00 pm TBA

30may9:00 am5:00 pmWorkshop: Introduction to Documentary Photography9:00 a.m.: Learning Documentary Photography with Michael A. McCoy9:00 am - 5:00 pm TBA

30may9:30 am4:30 pmWorkshop: Get FundedJamie Rose shows you how to finance personal projects 9:30 am - 4:30 pm TBA

30may2:00 pm5:00 pmPhotowalk: Meet up at the White House2:00 pm - 5:00 pm TBA

30may6:00 pm9:00 pmSocial: Happy Hour at the Eaton Hotel Rooftop bar!6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Wild Days Rooftop Bar at The Eaton Hotel

31may9:00 am5:00 pmFocus on the Story 20199:00 am - 5:00 pm Marvin Center

31may9:30 am10:00 amWelcoming Remarks: Festival Chair Carl Juste9:30 a.m.: Kick off a great three days of talks9:30 am - 10:00 am Marvin Center: Amphitheater

31may10:15 am11:15 pmSpeaker: Huy Nguyen10:15 a.m.: Moving wedding photography beyond the superficial and capturing 'real moments'10:15 am - 11:15 pm Marvin Center: Grand Ballroom

31may11:30 am12:30 pmSpeaker: Jamie Rose11:30 a.m.: How Jamie built a career with passion, community, and happiness. 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Marvin Center: Grand Ballroom

31may1:45 pm2:45 pmSpeaker: Gulnara Samoilova1:45 p.m.: Shining a spotlight on the work of women street photographers1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Marvin Center: Grand Ballroom

31may3:00 pm4:15 pmSpeakers: Ruddy Roye and Ibarionex Perello3:00 p.m.: America's top photography podcaster talks to the famed visual storyteller who changed the way photojournalists use Instagram3:00 pm - 4:15 pm Marvin Center: Grand Ballroom

31may4:30 pm5:30 pmSpeaker: Lucian Perkins4:30 p.m.: From punk rock to fashion to war -- Lucian talks about his work and the changing face of storytelling4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Marvin Center: Grand Ballroom

31may7:00 pm10:00 pmSocial: Opening Night Party7:00 p.m.: Join us at Dupont Underground to Kickoff Focus on the Story and Click DC7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Dupont Underground

31may7:00 pm10:00 pmKickoff Party7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Dupont Underground

june, 2019

01jun6:00 am9:00 amPhotowalk with Angela Pan6:00 am - 9:00 am MLK Memorial

01jun6:00 am9:00 amPhotowalk: Golden Hour at the Tidal Basin6:00 a.m.:Get up early and meet us at DC's renowned Tidal Basin6:00 am - 9:00 am

01jun9:00 am12:30 pmPhotowalk: The Beauty in Brutalism9:00 a.m.: An exploration of Washington D.C.'s iconic Brutalist architecture9:00 am - 12:30 pm TBA

01jun9:30 am10:30 amPanel: Your personal project is calling ... are you going to answer?9:30 a.m..: How to develop, execute and publish your visual storytelling project9:30 am - 10:30 am Marvin Center: Grand Ballroom

01jun10:00 am11:00 amPanel: Go Bold or Go Home10:00 a.m.: Are you marketing and promoting yourself effectively?10:00 am - 11:00 am Marvin Center: Room 302

01jun11:00 am12:00 pmSpeaker: Patrick Brown11:00 a.m.: The Winner of the 2019 FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo presents his work covering the Rohingya crisis11:00 am - 12:00 pm Marvin Center: Grand Ballroom

01jun1:00 pm2:15 pmPanel: Mental Health - Behind and In Front of the Camera1:00 p.m.: Ibarionex Perello moderates a discussion with Ruddy Roye, Sheila Pree Bright and Michael A. McCoy 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Marvin Center: Grand Ballroom

01jun2:00 pm5:00 pmOpening for Colors of Life2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Howard University Founders Museum

01jun2:00 pm5:00 pmStorytelling on the Streets of DC2:00 pm - 5:00 pm S. Dillon Ripley Center

01jun2:30 pm3:30 pmSpeaker: Kathy Vargas2:30 p.m.: One of the foremost Chicana artists talks about the influence of family, religion and politics on her evocative work2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Marvin Center: Grand Ballroom

01jun3:15 pm4:30 pmSpeaker: Andrea Bruce3:45 p.m.: Andrea talks about covering conflict, working for National Geographic, and her current project on democracy in the United States3:15 pm - 4:30 pm Marvin Center: Grand Ballroom

02jun10:00 am1:00 pmIGDC Instameet in Rosslyn10:00 am - 1:00 pm Dark Star Park

02jun10:00 am11:00 amSpeaker: David Scott Holloway10:00 a.m.: David talks about his travels with the larger-thank-life Anthony Bourdain and how 30 years of documenting the white nationalist movement prepared him for anything.10:00 am - 11:00 am Marvin Center: Grand Ballroom

02jun11:15 am12:15 pmSpeakers: Xyza Cruz Bacani and Robert Miller11:15 a.m..: A conversation about two very different photographic journeys11:15 am - 12:15 pm Marvin Center: Amphitheater

02jun1:00 pm2:15 pmPanel: Migration Stories - Separating Truth from Rhetoric1:00 p.m.: Women Photojournalists of Washington present a panel discussion on migration1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Marvin Center: Grand Ballroom

02jun2:30 pm3:30 pmSpeaker: Sharon Farmer2:30 p.m.: A true trailblazer talks about how visual storytelling took her all the way to the White House and beyond2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Marvin Center: Grand Ballroom

02jun3:35 pm4:30 pmJudging of the #FOTS19 Live Challenge3:35 p.m.: Judges will pick the best photos taken by festival participants over the past four days3:35 pm - 4:30 pm Marvin Center: Grand Ballroom

06jun6:00 pm8:30 pmCritical Exposure Opening6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Thurgood Marshall Center Trust

07jun6:00 pm9:00 amHillyer Opening Reception6:00 pm - 9:00 am IA&A at Hillyer

07jun6:00 pm8:30 pmTouchstone Gallery Opening6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Touchstone Gallery

07jun6:00 pm9:00 pmGallery O on H Opening6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Gallery O on H Street

07jun7:00 pm9:00 pmPhotoworks Opening Reception7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Photoworks at Glen Echo Park

08jun5:00 pm9:00 pmMeetup and Drinks with DC SPC5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Dupont Circle Fountain

09jun1:30 pm4:00 pmShutterbugs Photowalk1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Suntrust

09jun2:00 pm3:00 pmLost Origins Artist Talk2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Lost Origins Gallery

09jun2:00 pm3:30 pmTalk: Lawrence Jackson2:00 pm - 3:30 pm S. Dillon Ripley Center, Room 3037

09jun7:00 pm9:00 pmPhoto Slam Returns7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Busboys and Poets

11jun7:00 pm9:00 pmStop Motion – Vol. 67:00 pm - 9:00 pm American Ice Co.

12jun6:00 pm8:00 pmOpening Reception for Retratos del Sur6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Art Museum of the Americas - F Street Gallery

12jun6:00 pm8:00 pmExposed DC Happy Hour6:00 pm - 8:00 pm City Tap House Dupont

13jun7:00 pm9:00 pmDupont Underground Workshop7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Dupont Underground

13jun7:00 pm9:00 pmSense Gallery Opening7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Sense Gallery

14jun6:00 pm9:00 pmAPA Panel and Workshop6:00 pm - 9:00 pm StudiowerksDC

15jun8:00 am11:00 amBirding Walk with Leica Sports Optics8:00 am - 11:00 am Constitution Gardens

15jun6:00 pm9:00 pmAU Museum Opening6:00 pm - 9:00 pm American University Museum

15jun7:00 pm10:00 pmLost Origins: Book launch!7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Lost Origins Gallery

21jun6:00 pm9:00 pmWorkshop with 202 Film Collective6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Colony Club

21jun7:00 pm11:00 pmUnion 206 Open House – Studio Shoot7:00 pm - 11:00 pm Union 206 Studio

23jun2:30 pm4:30 pmFree Portrait Session for Senior Citizens2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Line Hotel

25jun6:30 pm8:00 pmHillyer: Artist Talk6:30 pm - 8:00 pm IA&A at Hillyer

28jun6:30 pm9:30 pmArtist Talk at Eaton Workshop6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Eaton Workshop

29jun7:00 pm9:00 pmSense Gallery: Closing Reception7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Sense Gallery

30jun2:00 pm3:30 amGarden Photo Show Opening Reception2:00 pm - 3:30 am Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

30jun3:00 pm6:00 pmCommunity Collective Opening3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Creative Hands Studio