WASHINGTON DC_Videographer Needed_PAID

The National History Center of the American Historical Association seeks a videographer for occasional work filming Congressional briefings.  Must be able to work November 17 in the afternoon.  Tasks include filming panel discussions (an hour and a half long) and editing the film into several shorter pieces.  Compensation: $20/hour.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Amanda Moniz at amoniz@historians.org.

        

RICHMOND – James River Film Society Screenings & Awards Nov. 7 & 8

Hey indie film lovers!  Mark your calendars for November 7 and November 8 as the James River Film Society–your all-volunteer non-profit for the media arts–presents a double feature!

First up, at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Boulevard and Grove Ave., Friday, November 7 at 6:30 pm — the 20th edition of the James River Short Film juried competition–featuring 10 filmmakers from VA, OH, CA, NY and MD.  Screenwriter/director Megan Holley (The Snowflake Conspiracy, Sunshine Cleaning) will be on hand to award $2000 in prize money to lucky winners, in addition we will award the 2nd annual Kathryn Stephens Virginia Filmmaker Award, as well as the People’s Choice Award.  Since 1994, the James River Film Society, with co-sponsorship from the Virginia Film Office, has awarded $38,000 to local, regional, national and international filmmakers.  Admission is $8;  VMFA members and James River Film Society members $5 (note: current JRFS member-donor names will be at the boxoffice).

On Saturday, November 8, 7 pm, join us at the Visual Arts Center, 1812 W. Main Street, for more of the best in indie film from RVA and beyond!

From 7- 8 pm we’ll screen 3 honorable mention titles from the James River Shorts competition :

Where the Wolves Lie by Andrew Huggins

Rain Painting by Ann Levy

Refrigerator Magnet Poetry by Mark Peasley

. and at 8 pm will launch another installment of the James River Filmmaker’s Forum, hosted by JRFS’s own Jeff Roll.

Featuring the work of :

Marta Finkelstein – Destruction of Pleasure as a Radical Weapon – 7 minutes

Lauren Cronan – West Point – 14 minutes

Nils Westergard – Wallflower – 4 minutes

Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully / Jeff Roll – Wallpapers – 9 minutes

Christine Stoddard – Richmond’s Dead and Buried – 45 minutes .

** Special musical guest NERVE LEAK **

$4 admission for the entire evening, Cash bar, Free popcorn .

Located upstairs in the Dominion Room at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond .

So join us (won’t you?) for two nights of experimental film and fellowship!

 

More info available on the website!  http://jamesriverfilm.org/

        

Design Assistant Needed for HGTV Series in Warsaw, VA – Start ASAP!

HGTV is looking for a Design Assistant for 2 days/ week to help the design/construction team in Warsaw, Virginia.  (Approx 1 hour NE of Richmond, VA.)  This is for their HGTV series currently in production until approx the end of 2014.

High-profile project in a well-respected historic home.

Applicant should be design-minded and willing to lift at least 30 pounds, as well as be familiar with building materials & comfortable using tools if necessary.

Duties include but are not limited to pick-up and gather room staging materials, building material runs, store returns, furniture assembly, working with the design team to stage & accounting reconciliation.

This is an exciting learning opportunity with a variety of creative individuals — a motivated, smart, go-getter will get excellent references, learn a lot and springboard from this job!

Paid position, daily rate.  Must have own vehicle.  Interested applicants can apply by sending a cover letter & resume to: mnstaff2013@gmail.com  Interviews to begin as soon as Thursday, 10/30.

 

 

        

VIRGINIA_ 12 yr old Voiceover for TV Ad_PAID

Voiceover needed for 12 yr old in TV commercial.  Must read one line while watching video clip of commercial to match voice with mouth of 12 yr old in commercial.  Must voice three different vocal expressions, too.

Send as a wav file from anywhere or record at a designated studio in Roanoke on or before 11/02/14.  Provide link to voice samples or record following line:  “Thanks for the cap gun, pipsqueak (laughs).”  If recording outside of Roanoke, please indicate type of equipment, microphone, etc. that will be used as well as type of room to be recorded in.

Payment is $20 for recording one line and three different vocal expressions.

Please send your links to Kevin Cockran at kcockran@hotmail.com.

        

WASHINGTON DC_Production Office PA Needed Immediately_PAID

This is a beginner/junior position.  Short-term project where a PA is needed to help conform scripts, work with team for stock footage research and organization, etc.  Project has already begun so we are looking to hire immediately for 15-18 days of work in Georgetown office. May include weekends.  It is an intense project with a talented and good-natured team of professionals.  Skills needed: organized and detail-oriented, ability to work on own after given instructional details, understand deadlines.  Computer skills a given.  This is a paying gig, of course, and rate will be discussed if selected for phone interview.

 

Please send a cover letter and your resume directly to Barbara@evolvingcom.com.  No phone calls  please and only email if you are applying for this job.  Thank you.

        

RICHMOND_Anne Chapman Casting is seeking 7 actors for Ferguson Enterprises in store digital signage spot_PAID

“Raptor Raw – We Heard You”

Ferguson Enterprises National In Store Digital Signage :60 Spot

Production Company: Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.

Producer: Gene Harris

Director: Josh Napier

Writers: Gene Harris & Josh Napier

Casting Director: Anne Chapman, CSA

Casting Assistants: Michele Lombardi & Portia Black

Audition Date: Friday, Oct. 31st, 2014 (Yes Halloween!)

Audition Location: Richmond, Virginia

Shoot Date: Saturday, November 8th, 2014 (Rain date – Saturday, November 15th, 2014)

Shoot Location: Williamsburg, Virginia

Rates: $750+10% (if agent) day rate + Unlimited buyout (rate TBD) for Principals.  $250+10% (if agent) for Extras

This is a Non-Union project

Seeking 3 principal and 4 background actors

Seeking:

FOREMAN: Any Ethnicity – Male, 35-50s.  Must be believable as a construction foreman.   Principal

JOE: Any Ethnicity –  Male, 25-30yrs.  Must be believable as a construction worker. Prior experience using a reciprocating saw a plus.  Principal

WORKER #2: Any Ethnicity –  Male 20s-40s.  Must be believable as a construction worker.   Principal

CONSTRUCTION WORKERS -  Any Ethnicity Male, 20s-40s.  Must be believable as a construction worker. Virginia residents please.   Extra

 

Submission Instructions:

 

Submit at  http://www.annechapmancasting.com/raptorraw/

 

We are accepting both direct submissions and agency submissions for this project.  Thank you so much for following the very specific submission instructions.  Auditions are by appointment only.  We will contact you if you are selected for an audition.  We are only able to respond to those submissions selected to audition.  Thanks so much to all those who so submit, we greatly appreciate it.  Submitting does not guarantee an audition.

 

 

 

        

Final Submission Deadline Approaching for Rosebud Film & Video Festival in Arlington!

The final deadline is approaching for the Rosebud Film & Video Festival!

VA, MD & DC film and video artists are invited to submit their works to the annual competition, sponsored by Arlington Independent Media. Final deadline for submissions is November 7, 2014.

The competition is open exclusively to DC, Maryland, and Virginia filmmakers with works first released between January 1, 2013, and November 7, 2014. The top 20 nominees will be screened at a special showcase on January 24, 2015, at Artisphere in Arlington, Virginia!

Five winners, including one Best of Show, will be announced at a gala awards celebration on January 25, 2015, at the Clarendon Ballroom, and will each receive $1,000.Deadline for entry is November 7, 2014, with a $40 entry fee that covers an AIM membership.

For competition inquiries, please contact Rosebud Film & Video Festival Kevin Sampson at kevin@arlingtonmedia.org or 703.524.2388.

To fill out an application form online, visit: https://www.arlingtonmedia.org/projects/rosebud-festival/rosebud-festival-entry-form-payment.

        

CHARLOTTESVILLE_Workshop for Actors_NOV 1ST-2ND

Be on Top of your Game!

Charlottesville Workshop for Actors

With Celebrity Acting Coach/Director, Aaron Jackson

November1st & 2nd 

Learn who you are in front of the camera, improve youraudition technique, understand character breakdown as well as monologue andscene preparation. Be the BEST YOU you can be. Be prepared and ready when you receive that audition call.

Whether you are a beginner or aseasoned actor looking to hone your skills, come learn the straight facts aboutthis industry. Aaron shares his 30+ years of experience in the business with his students through this unique workshop.

Register by October 27th and receive a special discount.

Use Promo Code: CHAR1101 atcheckout.

Registration link and details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/charlottesville-actors-workshop-with-aaron-jackson-november-1st-2nd-tickets-12339903985

Full Weekend: $200

One Day Workshop: $110

2 Half Day Workshops (12 and under):$80

www.theaaronjackson.comlisa@theaaronjackson.com,213-453-6059

        

Final Deadline for Rosebud Film & Video Festival_NOV 7TH

Virginia, Maryland, and DC film and video artists are invited to submit their works to the Rosebud Film & Video Festival, an annual competition sponsored by Arlington Independent Media. Final deadline for submissions is November 7, 2014.

The competition is open exclusively to DC, Maryland, and Virginia filmmakers with works first released between January 1, 2013, and November 7, 2014. The top 20 nominees will be screened at a special showcase on January 24, 2015, at Artisphere in Arlington, Virginia.

Five winners, including one Best of Show, will be announced at a gala awards celebration on January 25, 2015, at the Clarendon Ballroom, and will each receive $1,000.

Deadline for entry is November 7, 2014, with a $40 entry fee that covers an AIM membership.

For competition inquiries, please contact Rosebud Film & Video Festival Kevin Sampson at kevin@arlingtonmedia.org or 703.524.2388.

To fill out an application form online, visit: https://www.arlingtonmedia.org/projects/rosebud-festival/rosebud-festival-entry-form-payment.

        

Post-Production Video Editing_PAID

American Food Roots is an award-winning online magazine covering the history and culture of American food. They are currently seeking post-production help with five short videos (5-7 minutes each) produced in conjunction with the National World War I Museum in Kansas City, Mo. Videos have received an initial edit (Final Cut Pro) and require polishing for consistency and coherence. Estimated time 1-2 days of work. Desired delivery date Oct. 31. Project rate standard. Please contact Michele Kayal, Michele@americanfoodroots.com.

        

CHARLOTTESVILLE_Workshop for Actors_NOV 1ST-2ND

Be on Top of your Game!

Charlottesville Workshop for Actors

With Celebrity Acting Coach/Director, Aaron Jackson

November1st & 2nd 

Learn who you are in front of the camera, improve youraudition technique, understand character breakdown as well as monologue andscene preparation. Be the BEST YOU you can be. Be prepared and ready when you receive that audition call.

Whether you are a beginner or aseasoned actor looking to hone your skills, come learn the straight facts aboutthis industry. Aaron shares his 30+ years of experience in the business with his students through this unique workshop.

Register by October 27th and receive a special discount.

Use Promo Code: CHAR1101 atcheckout.

Registration link and details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/charlottesville-actors-workshop-with-aaron-jackson-november-1st-2nd-tickets-12339903985

Full Weekend: $200

One Day Workshop: $110

2 Half Day Workshops (12 and under):$80

www.theaaronjackson.com, lisa@theaaronjackson.com,213-453-6059

        

WASHINGTON DC_Live Feed Operator_PAID

Someone with experience using and owning a TriCaster or similar system is needed to do the live encoding from a camera feed for an event in DC in early December.

For more information including dates and rates;  send a URL, resume, references, and or a list of your gear to:

jay@mediacentral.net

        

WASHINGTON DC_Videographer Bid_NOV 14TH-16TH

Request for Proposal

Videographer needed to shoot the National Breast Cancer Coalition’s Project LEAD® Workshop

1.      Proposal Guidelines

Please include your hourly rate for shooting the National Breast Cancer Coalition’s (NBCC)  Project LEAD® Workshop.

2.      Project Purpose and Description

The National Breast Cancer Coalition’s Project LEAD® workshop will be held from November 14, 2014- November 16, 2014 at the Washington Court hotel in Washington, DC. NBCC would like to record certain lectures taking place over those three days in November.  NBCC will use the raw footage as an additional module for our Online Center for NBCC Advocacy Training. All footage recorded would become the property of the National Breast Cancer Coalition without limitations.

3.       Project Scope

The below times represent when the lectures take place.  Videographer should factor in the amount of time needed to  set up for the shoot in order to be prepared in a timely way and not interfere with the presentations.

 

Friday, November 14

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Saturday, November 15

8:45 am– 9:45 am

9:45 am – 10:45 am

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

3:15 pm – 4:45 pm

Sunday, November 16

8:45 am – 10:15 am

 

4.      Bidder Qualifications

Please describe your experience shooting video and how you would approach shooting an educational workshop to be used for future online education. Please send three samples of your work.

Send all information and inquiries to michelle.zelsman@gmail.com