Arlington, VA- Science and Social Media News Assistant – PBS NewsHour-PAID

Science and Social Media News Assistant Arlington, VA PBS NewsHour is looking for creative thinkers with visionary ideas on how to tell science stories using social media. During their tenure, News Assistants will be involved in creating social media and other online content for the NewsHour’s science team. This includes pitching ideas, assisting in story… Read more »

Richmond – VMFA Presents James River Shorts & Special Screenings – Dec. 2|9

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents   James River Short Films Competition Guest judge awards prizes and audience chooses its favorite. This Fri Dec. 2.  | 6:30–9:30 pm   The Man Who Laughs (1928; 110 min; silent w/recorded music; Dir Paul Leni; Starring Conrad Veidt) Next Fri Dec. 9.   | 6:30–9:00 pm “Extraordinary!” –Hobart Cornell,… Read more »

Washington, DC- Casting Call for extras for student film- Unpaid

American University Graduate film student Tammi Wilson will be filming pickup shots for her thesis film “Average.” She’s seeking NON-UNION high school/college students and adults of all ages for a crowd scene. No experience necessary. Film Summary: A poor disadvantaged kid makes a perfect score on his SAT. He becomes a successful doctor and candidate… Read more »

Hampton Roads- Film Premiere & Discussion w/ Director- Free

In-Lawfully Yours is a romantic comedy directed by Robert Kirbyson. It stars Chelsey Crisp, Joe Williamson and Philip Boyd. The film screening and discussion will be lead by the screenwriter, Sean Gaffney. Date: Thrusday, Dec. 1, 2016 Time: 7-10pm Place: Blocker Hall Auditorium, Virginia Wesleyan College Call 757-455-3129 for more information

Fairfax, VA – GMU FAVS Fall Showcase – Dec. 7 – Free!

Film and Video Studies is once again excited to announce the FAVS Fall Showcase! This year’s Showcase is the biggest ever and will include undergraduate work in Web Series, Music Video Experimentation, and Documentary Directing and will screen the capstone works from graduating seniors and MAIS students. All events are free and open to the… Read more »

Maryland – North Beach American Film Festival Submissions Deadline – Jan. 21

Regular deadline January 21, 2017 More info here The NBAFF spotlights the best in American Independent Films that exhibit the multi-cultural and diverse aspects of American life. The three day festival (June 25-27, 2017) takes place in North Beach Maryland with special waterfront screenings, area events, live entertainment and more. Awards & Prizes Jury Prizes:… Read more »

Richmond, VA – James River Short Film Competition Screenings – Dec. 2 – $8 Admission

The James River Film Society and the Virginia Film Office , in cooperation with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts , present the 2016 James River Short Films finalists. Friday , December 2, 6:30 PM, Leslie Cheek Theater, VMFA , Richmond ,VA.  Join us for the awards screening of the 12 finalist and cash awards totaling… Read more »

Richmond, VA – VPA Richmond District Meeting – Nov. 29 – Free

Please join us for the next VPA – Richmond District meeting featuring representatives from the Va. Commonwealth University Cinema and University of Richmond Film Studies programs. Nikita Moyer from VCUarts and Spencer Neale III from University of Richmond will speak at the Virginia Production Alliance – Richmond District meeting on Nov. 29th. at 7 p.m.… Read more »

Richmond, VA – Casting Call for one female actress in LGBT short film – Dec. 9 – Paid

Honey and Good Things is a short fictional narrative about two girls who fall in love with each other. Their relationship is seen through all stages: innocence, happiness, sadness, anger, frustration, respect and love. Ultimately, they recognize they’ve lost themselves in one another and must separate to reach their own individual potential. Sometimes in order… Read more »

VIRGINIA – Staff Me Up Production Jobs Update (Nov. 29) – PAID

Below are some opportunities provided by the film production site Staff Me Up.  We recommend using the links below for applying to jobs.  The Virginia Film Office is not responsible for the below postings, please refer all relevant questions to the appropriate Staff Me Up Personel. Sound Recordist WILLIAMSBURG, VA DETAILS NATGEO REALITY/DOC (TV) STARTS… Read more »

Washington, DC- Media IT Specialist needed- PAID

MEDIA IT SPECIALIST About NCC: National Capitol Contracting provides our partners in the public and private sectors with an extensive portfolio of media, communications, and technology solutions. We recognize that providing high quality services requires a deep understanding of our clients’ priorities, needs, and goals.  NCC is proud to have developed custom-tailored plans for each… Read more »

Washington, DC- WJLA in need of Studio Operations Technician- PAID

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair… Read more »

Washington DC-National Capitol Contracting needs VIDEO ENGINEER-PAID

National Capitol Contracting provides our partners in the public and private sectors with an extensive portfolio of media, communications, and technology solutions. We recognize that providing high quality services requires a deep understanding of our clients’ priorities, needs, and goals.  NCC is proud to have developed custom-tailored plans for each of our clients that combine… Read more »

Richmond – Music for Feature Production – Paid

Local Production company is looking for LOCAL bands, musicians and singers to supply music for a feature movie to be shot in the Richmond Area. In addition to the music we may want to include a performance in the movie. We are looking for several different genres from country/pop  female vocal ballads to Hip Hop. … Read more »

DC, MD & VA – Call for Entries, $500 for selected films-Jan 4 deadline- $25 entry fee

The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District is accepting submissions for the 5th annual Bethesda Film Fest on March 17-18, 2017. Filmmakers in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. are eligible to submit a short documentary film, 5-30 minutes in length. Films must have been completed within the last two years, all topics are eligible. Filmmakers may… Read more »

DC – Government Video Expo & Drone Show 2016 – Dec 6-8

Join us December 6-8 for the East Coast’s largest video technology event! Designed for video, broadcast and AV professionals, Government Video Expo features a full exhibit floor, numerous training options, free seminars, keynotes, panel discussions, networking opportunities, and a new educational series of panel discussions. Register with code BUILD and save $100 on Government Video… Read more »

Washington DC – Environmental Film Fest Co-Presents Premiere of “Death by Design” – Nov. 29 – Free With Registration

What:  Washington, DC premiere of Death by Design  (USA, 2016, 73 min.) part of series, “Stories from a Transforming World,” followed by discussion with director Sue Williams When:  Tuesday, November 29, 6:30 p.m. Where: Baird Auditorium, National Museum of Natural History, 10th St. & Constitution Ave., NW Who: Presented by the Environmental Film Festival in… Read more »

DMV area-DCIFF 2017 Film/Media Submissions Call Closes Dec. 4th-Fee $15+

CALLING ALL FILMMAKERS REGULAR DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS:  NOVEMBER 28th FINAL…DECEMBER 4th All categories: Fiction/Feature/Documentary/Experimental/ Animation & High School   We are open to films of any genre in any language (with subtitles). We do not have a section dedicated to family films, but love films that appeal to the child in us all.  We always have a horror… Read more »

Chesterfield, VA – America: Fact Vs. Fiction Casting – PAID

America: Fact vs. Fiction, airs on the American Heroes Channel, is looking to film pieces of the Battle of Thermopylae on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 in Chesterfield, VA area. We are looking for men to portray Spartans and Persians. MUST FIT THE DESCRIPTION BELOW. We are looking for Caucasian MEN ALL POSITIONS PAID.  THIS IS A… Read more »

Virginia – Voice-Over Artist w Ability to speak in South-African Accent Needed – Nov.

Position Title: Voiceover artist able to speak in a South African accent – seeking both male and female auditions Posting Date: 11/16/16 Job Location: Anywhere   Description: 522 Productions is seeking a voiceover artist to voice a 90-second video.   Skills Required: -Professional voiceover experience -Ability to speak with convincing South African accent   To apply: Applicants please… Read more »

Washington DC – Marketing & Communications Position Open at GWU – Nov. – Paid

The Documentary Center at George Washington University has an immediate opening for a part-time temporary marketing and communications assistant.  Position is for 20-25 hours per week assisting the Director on external communications, marketing the “What’s Up? Docs!” film series, managing public events, and assisting our students in internship placements.  Knowledge of Drupal and InDesign are… Read more »

Washington DC – “Pilot Error” Film Premiere – Nov. 17

Pilot Error Washington D.C. Premiere November 17, 6 p.m. Pilot Error, the up to the minute feature film inspired by the true story of a French airliner missing in the Atlantic, plays  in Washington DC, 6 p.m. Thursday November 17 at the University of District Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law, 4340 Connecticut Avenue NW,… Read more »

Washington DC – Victoria Rowell Awards Ceremony, Q&A, and Film Screening – Nov. 20 – Free

Veteran actress and author, Victoria Rowell, will be in Washington, DC to accept the Caribbean-American Heritage Trailblazer Award for diversity contributions in television, film, dance, publishing, writing and producing.   American Film Institute in Silver Spring, MD has agreed to screen her latest project, The RICH and the RUTHLESS. A Q&A will follow the screening.   The screening… Read more »

Announcing the Winners of the 2016 Virginia Screenwriting Competition

Congratulations to the three winners of the Virginia Screenwriting Competition – Ron Basso of Virginia Beach, Eric Carlson of Williamsburg, and Jesse Robinson of Alexandria! This year’s winners were announced at the The Virginia Film Festival in Charlottesville. The writers offered some truly interesting scripts. For more information on the scripts and how to contact… Read more »