• NOTE: If you are submitting a casting call, the Virginia Film Office only posts paid positions unless it is for a student film.

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »