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! The… Read more »

Hampton Roads – Regent University Student Film Showcase – April 26 – Free

Join Regent University’s Department of Cinema-Television 30th Annual Student Film Showcase featuring the best student films of the year. The university’s students’ films have been recognized on the regional, national and international levels, winning over 425 awards. You’ll enjoy a showcase of student works that exemplify excellence in writing, producing, directing, editing and overall creative… Read more »

NOVA – Casting Call for Short Film – Paid – ASAP

Grade A Films is casting two actresses for its next short film production. Stork (2018) is one woman’s wild metaphorical journey inside her womb to meet her unborn child, five minutes before it is born. The film will commence as a creepy supernatural tale and will conclude with the woman on a hospital bed, cradling… Read more »

DC – Screening of Indivisible: Love Knows No Borders – May 6 – Fee

Saturday, May 6 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital – 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE Imagine growing up in the country you call home without legal status. Or not seeing your family for years because they were deported. Renata, Evelyn, and Antonio were young children when their parents brought them to… Read more »

Charlottesville – VFF at Violet Crown Screening I, Olga Hepnarová – April 25 – FEE

The VFF at Violet Crown Series continues on Tuesday, April 25 with a screening of I, Olga Hepnarová, the real-life story of a young, lesbian outsider whose mistreatment at the hands of her family and alienation from the world at large sends her over the edge of humanity and leads her to commit a horrendous crime at the age of… Read more »

Alexandria – NOVA VPA General Meeting & Lighting Demo – May 11 – Free/Fee

Join the Northern District of the Virginia Production Alliance on 5/11/17 for a networking social followed by special hands-on demos about new lighting choices available to filmmakers, both big and small. The event will be held at Barbizon Lighting in Alexandria, VA. Come meet your fellow VPA members and talk about what’s going on in… Read more »

Richmond – Thesis Pieces: A Screening with Meaning Film Show – Friday May 12 – Free

Join these talented filmmakers at the premiere for their senior projects.  The VCU film graduating class of 2017 is proud to present their ‘thesis pieces.’ The screening is free, but tickets will be made available soon as seating is limited.     Friday, May 12 at 12 PM – 3:30 PM The Grace Street Theater… Read more »

DC – Animation Roundtable – April 25 – Free/Fee

When: April 25 – 6:30-8:30 pm Where: The Duke and The Duck 1342 Florida Ave NW Third Floor Washington, DC 20009 What do you get when you combine hand-drawn animation with original choreography to tell an important story? Something like this Anti-Bullying PSA recently released by the National Academies of Science and produced by The Duke &… Read more »

Southwest Virginia – Proof of Concept Film Seeking Costume Designer – Early June – Paid

A proof-of-concept film needs a Costume Designer for a 3 day shoot in Southwest Virginia in early June. Indie rates up to negotiation, but interesting material leading to more work.  An experienced director is involved. If interested, please send an email to

Richmond – Voiceover opportunity – June 14 Recording Date – PAID

Seeking Voiceover Talent!  Sounds like age 30-45, male or female, friendly-everyday voice.  Anticipated recording date is June 14.  To submit, send DEMO to . Voiceover actors must have a demo to be considered.

VA Beach – Become a part of the audience for a live sitcom – TODAY – FREE

Regent University’s School of Communication & the Arts will be putting on a production entitled: Coopersville P.D., a buddy cop, live sitcom. They would love to invite you to be a part of the experience as a member of their audience during this live taping! “Be an audience member for a sitcom recording! A big city cop trades in… Read more »

DC – Filmfest DC – April 20 – April 30 – Fee

April 20-30, Filmfest DC returns for the 31st year with films from 45 countries for 11 days of cinema discovery. There’s something for everyone, with lighthearted comedies, on the edge of your seat thrillers, musical marvels and even a new section, Division and Debate, dedicated to films covering today’s contentious political issues. In additional to… Read more »

Hampton Roads – Casting for TV Healthcare Ads – Paid – May 22-May 26

Casting Call Talent Agency is looking for talent for a Hampton Roads, VA TV shoot the week of May 22nd through the 26th. These are for healthcare TV ads. This is a non-union job and the spots will be shown in Virginia. They are looking for all ages and ethnicities for non-speaking principal and background… Read more »

Richmond/Hampton – Jaderlund Casting Seeking Union & Non Union Talent For Oreo Commercial – April 18 – Paid

OREO CASTING NOTICE Accepting: UNION & NON UNION SUBMISSIONS Casting Notice: Broadcast Product: OREO Project Type: SAG Auditions: *Hampton VA Tuesday April 18th 2017 *Richmond VA Wednesday April 19th 2017 Callbacks: Friday April 21 2017 – Richmond VA Conflicts: Includes any other cookie or cracker Tentative Film Dates: Wednesday April 26th Filming Location: Richmond VA Compensation: Professional Pay Submission Deadline: 04/18/2017 – 9PM SEEKING: [Female]… 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! The… Read more »

Charlottesville – Cinemarionette and Passageway Stories Seeking 2 Male Actors – PAID

Cinemarionette and Passageway Stories are seeking two male actors to play brothers in a book trailer. Athletic ability and stage combat training are preferred. Draknar Valin– Draknar is 6ft+ with dark brown hair, athletic build and blue eyes. He is not incredibly outgoing, but he is loyal, intelligent, and logical. He is the son of… Read more »

Richmond – SpangTV Casting Seeking Non-Union Talent for 2 Commercials – Audition April 18 – PAID

SpangTV Casting is searching for actors/actresses for two exciting commercials! Commercial 1: Production Company: SpangTV Benjamin Moore Commercial Non-Union Commercial Audition Location: Richmond, Virginia Shoot Location: Richmond, Virginia Audition Date: Tuesday, April 18th Shoot Dates: April 21st & May 3rd Usage: 1 year, Internet only Pay: $1600/day SEEKING:  Contractor: Male. Caucasian. Late 30s to early… Read more »

DC – Environmental Film Screening – April 19 – Free

In celebration of Earth Day, Stone Soup Films is hosting a screening focused on environmental preservation to raise awareness about environmental quality protection and beautification efforts in the local nonprofit community and connect residents to local volunteer opportunities. Join them on Wednesday, April 19 at E Street Cinema (555 11th st NW) from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.… Read more »

Dulles – Carlyn Davis Casting Seeking Non-Union Talent for Industrial Shoot – April 24-25 – PAID

Carlyn Davis Casting is looking for non-union talent to be background for an industrial shoot in Dulles, VA on April 24 and April 25, 2017. All talent would only be needed for 1 day. They are looking for males and females, 40s-70s, any ethnicity. For consideration or for more information please email with your… Read more »

DC – Washington Jewish Film Festival – May 17-28 – Fee

May 17-28th, the 27th annual Washington Jewish Film Festival returns to DC. One of the largest and most respected Jewish film festivals in North America, the Washington Jewish Film Festival is an international exhibition of cinema that celebrates the diversity of Jewish history, culture and experience through the moving image. For more information, a list… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Notice – AMC’s TURN: Washington’s Spies EP. 410 – April 21 – May 5 – 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 our casting notice for further details and submission instructions:

DC – Spotlight on Screenwriters Workshop – April 20 – Fee

When: Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 6:30 PM Where: Interface Media Group – 1233 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036 Washington, DC is home to a community of highly skilled screenwriters. To draw attention to their talent and help get their work in front of major producers, writer and producer Monica Lee Bellais created the Spotlight on Screenwriters initiative,… Read more »


Independent filmmakers often find that it’s easier to shoot their films than to navigate the confusing world of film financing and distribution. Consequently, many good films never get made, and many that are made can’t find their audience. This two-day symposium will provide invaluable practical information about how to raise money, cultivate an audience and… Read more »

DC – Black Cinema House Screening – April 13 – Free

Black Cinema House is a project of the Rebuild Foundation, an organization founded and led by artist Theaster Gates that collaborates to extend the social engagement of Gates’s studio practice to the South Side of Chicago and beyond. In honor of the In the Tower exhibition Theaster Gates: The Minor Arts, the National Gallery of Art has partnered with Black… Read more »