Richmond – Screening of Aviva Kempner’s Rosenwald – Feb 28 – FREE

A FILM INSPIRED BY JULIAN BOND Come see Aviva Kempner’s film Rosenwald in Richmond, VA on February 28! Aviva Kempner’s Rosenwald is the incredible story of Julius Rosenwald, who never finished high school, but rose to become the President of Sears. Influenced by the writings of the educator Booker T. Washington, this Jewish philanthropist joined forces with… Read more »

Baltimore / Washington area – ISO: Second Director for low-budget film – ASAP – PAID

Looking to fill a paid position on a low-budget film, which the director feels requires the addition of a second director (female), to aid in enhancing female characters. Person should have a feel for comedy. This low-budget comedy takes place in one location – a gym/weight room. This will require a rather large cast to… Read more »

DC – Sound/boom operator needed for short film – Apr 1&2 – PAID

A sound/boom operator is needed for a short film, Hide & Seek.  This is a paid position.  Filming will take place outside in a D.C. neighborhood on April 1 & 2 with a rain date of April 8 & 9.  If interested, please contact rnprice523@cox.net

COMING UP THIS WEEK

Virginia is for Film Lovers, and it is filled with educational and job opportunities for actors and crew members, screenings and film festivals, and film related events: networking and career development opportunities, seminars, classes, and workshops. The Virginia Film Office’s weekly update brings you a summary of the events of the week, don’t miss out! Monday… Read more »

Northern Virginia – Casting for Rev War Museum Film Shoot – ASAP

Casting for Revolutionary War museum films Arvold Casting is searching for actors for an exciting museum project! Cortina Productions Short Museum Films Non-Union Casting Director: Erica Arvold Casting Associate: Christian Trew Casting Assistant: Eileen Small Shoot Location: Northern Virginia area Usage: Full Buyout Travel/Lodging: Provided, if applicable See roles below for shoot date(s) and pay… Read more »

Richmond – CASTING NOTICE: AMC’s TURN Washington’s Spies Ep. 406 – March 8 – March 17 – Paid

Arvold is seeking actors who look authentically from the Revolutionary War period for speaking roles in the fourth and final season of TURN: Washington’s Spies! Please see their casting notice for further details and submission instructions: http://arvoldcasting.com/casting-calls/amcs-turn-principal-roles-ep-406 Thank you!

Washington DC – Docs in Progress – Feb 24 – Fee

Tonight (Friday, February 24), come join Docs In Progress to help workshop films on two hot topics. Your feedback will help your fellow filmmakers overcome creative blocks and get a new perspective on any challenges in structural or character development. This program is open both to filmmakers and film lovers! WHAT’S SCREENING? Girls Are Always… Read more »

Country Wide – Reel Fear Horror Contest – March 17 – Free

From thecreatedaily.com Do you live to scream? Do you love to scare? If you’re a filmmaker with an appetite for fright, look no further: Project Greenlight Digital Studios and horror/ thriller streaming service Shudder bring you the REEL FEAR Horror Contest. Enter now for a chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see your $300,000… Read more »

Washington DC – WIFV Stonehenge Auditions – March 20 – Fee

Source Theater 1835 14th St NW Washington, DC 20009 Start: Monday, March 20, 2017 at 9:00 AM End: Monday, March 20, 2017 at 6:00 PM   Note: This registration is for producers only (i.e. people viewing the auditions). If you are an actor and wish to audition, registration is FREE, but you must have a… Read more »

Hampton Roads – Filmapalooza Seattle on Tour – Aug. 4 – fee

  Filmapalooza Seattle Kicks Off Next Week In less than a week, 300 filmmakers from around the world will travel to Seattle for one of the biggest 48HFP filmmaking events of the year–Filmapalooza! Filmapalooza is the 48HFP’s international festival and competition, where they screen all of their city-winning 48HFP films from the previous year and… Read more »

Washington D.C. – Women who Lead: Making the Jump to CEO – March 7 – Fee

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Pepco Edison Place Gallery 702 8th St. NW Washington, DC 20068 Single Ticket $50.00 8:00 a.m. – Registration and Networking 8:30 a.m. – Panel Discussion moderated by: Jennifer Nycz-Conner, Editor-at-Large, Washington Business Journal                Panelists: Rosie Allen-Herring, CEO, United Way… Read more »

Washington D.C. – Screenwriters Roundtable: Writing Feature Films – Feb. 27 – Fee

Monday, February 27, 2017 at 6:30 PM Ever wish you could be a fly on the wall and listen in to a group of “successful” screenwriters and/or show runners discuss their craft? Well, you can. Thanks to the folks at The Hollywood Reporter you can listen to some of the most successful screenwriters in film speak… Read more »

International – ISA Fast Track Fellowship – March 1 – Fee

FINAL DEADLINE – MARCH 1st Free Feedback – Worth $50 & Free Resubmission – Worth $75 See Details Below   Apply Now If you’ve got potential and a passion for screenwriting, they want to find you. The ISA Fast Track Fellowship offers two undiscovered screenwriters the opportunity to meet with and be mentored by eight… Read more »

Virginia Beach – Open Casting Call for Student Short Film – Feb. 24 & Feb. 25 – Unpaid

Director: Tony Batchler Producers: Paris Boynes, Rafuel Jordan Description: Short Student Film. Unpaid.   Audition Dates: Friday, February 24, 2017 & Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 3:00PM-5:00PM (preferred, alternative time can be scheduled) Location: Regent University, School of Communication & the Arts (SCA) 1000 Regent University Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23464 Visitor Parking is available… Read more »

Richmond – Annual General Meeting & Election for the VPA Executive Board – March 14 – Fee

It’s that time of year again! Annual General Meeting & Election for the Virginia Production Alliance Executive Board Date: Tuesday, March 14th Time:  6:30pm Networking 7:00pm Meeting starts Location: WCVE (Front Entrance) 23 Sesame St. Richmond, VA 23235 Members – FREE Non-Members – $5 All members current on their dues are allowed to vote. Click… Read more »

Charlottesville – Call for a Female Actor (8-12yrs) for a Music Video Shoot – March 7 – Paid

Pando Creative Co. seeks a caucasian, female actor between the ages of 8 & 12 for a music video project. The actor will participate in a tintype photoshoot that will be featured in an upcoming music video for Charlottesville musician Wes Swing. If chosen, the actor should be prepared to provide sizing information and must be available in downtown… Read more »

Richmond – VPA General Meeting & Election – March 14th

Annual General Meeting & Election for the Virginia Production Alliance Executive Board Date: Tuesday, March 14th Time:  6:30pm Networking 7:00pm Meeting starts Location: WCVE (Front Entrance) 23 Sesame St. Richmond, VA 23235 Members – FREE Non-Members – $5   All members current on their dues are allowed to vote. Click here to research becoming a… Read more »

DC – History Film Forum – Mar 9-12 – FREE

Can movies be good history teachers? Introducing the 2017 History Film Forum; the premier film festival focused on history in the United States. A free multi-day exploration of history on the screen from March 9-12, 2017, the Forum brings together the nation’s top filmmakers, film viewers, and scholars in conversation about what history we do –… Read more »

DC – Screenwriters Roundtable: Writing Feature Films – Feb 27 – FREE/FEE

Ever wish you could be a fly on the wall and listen in to a group of “successful” screenwriters and/or show runners discuss their craft? Well, you can. Thanks to the folks at The Hollywood Reporter you can listen to some of the most successful screenwriters in film speak about their experiences writing feature films. Featured… Read more »

Charlottesville – Conversation with Bryan Cranton – Mar 26 – FREE

Sunday March 26th – 2:00 PM John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville Bryan Cranston (A Life in Parts) will join film producer Mark Johnson at VFH’s Virginia Festival of the Book for a reflection on his career as an artist and the impact that the arts have on our lives, education, and the world. Free, but tickets are… Read more »

Charlottesville – Call for a Female Actor (8-12yrs) for a Music Video Shoot – Mar 7 – PAID

Pando Creative Co. seeks a caucasian, female actor between the ages of 8 & 12 for a music video project. The actor will participate in a tintype photoshoot that will be featured in an upcoming music video for Charlottesville musician Wes Swing. If chosen, the actor should be prepared to provide sizing information and must be available in downtown… Read more »

Virginia Screenwriting Competition 2017 – Submissions Open April 3

THE 2017 VIRGINIA SCREENWRITING COMPETITION WILL OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS APRIL 3, 2017. ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST BE EMAILED TO THE VIRGINIA FILM OFFICE BY MAY 29, 2017.   The Virginia Screenwriting Competition was established in 1988 as an opportunity for Virginia writers to have their work read and evaluated. Three prize-winners are selected each year. Since that time, the… Read more »

VA BEACH – open casting call for student short film – Feb 24-25 – UNPAID

Title: The One Director: Tony Batchler Producers: Paris Boynes, Rafuel Jordan Description: Short Student Film. Unpaid. Non-Union. Audition Dates: Friday, February 24, 2017 & Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 3:00PM-5:00PM (preferred, alternative time can be scheduled) Location: Regent University, School of Communication & the Arts (SCA) 1000 Regent University Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23464 Visitor… Read more »

Chesapeake – Erman Baradi & The Net/Work Series – Feb. 25 – Fee

  The Net/Work Series 2017 Chesapeake, VA, February 16, 2017– Legacy Marie Productions (LMP) is proud to collaborate with Virginia Beach’s own Erman Baradi, who was named “Top Networker in Hollywood” by The Huffington Post, for a one-of-a-kind event on networking in the entertainment industry. This event will show you how to utilize affordable or… Read more »