ARLINGTON_Executive Producer Full Time Position_PAID

Position/Title: Executive Producer- Evening or Day

Details:

Make your mark in Broadcasting. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the nation, programming 167 stations located in 77 geographically diverse markets after pending transactions. Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believes in a vision and is dedicated to making Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc a communications powerhouse. We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

 WJLA-TV has an immediate opening for an energetic and creative Executive Producer to oversee overall news content for fairness, balance and accuracy.

 The ideal candidate will produce daily newscasts and oversee production of newscasts and special programming. You will work closely with the other producers and reporters on daily selection and coverage. As a newsroom leader, the expectation is that the Executive Producer will lead by example.

 

Responsibilities:

 -Produce shows, script reviews.

-Manage and train other Producers.

-Special projects.

-Planning and overseeing continuity into upcoming newscasts.

-Other responsibilities as assigned.

 Vacancy Type:

Full Time

Closing Date:

11/16/2014

City:

Arlington, VA – 22209

URL:

http://www.wjla.com

Experience:

-Four-year degree in journalism or communications preferred.

 -Successful candidate will have had at least 4 years experience in broadcast journalism as a producer, or equivalent experience

Requirements:

-Strong writing skills and a proven track record for getting results on initiatives.

-Great people skills with an emphasis on coaching and motivating

Contact:

Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Please apply online by going to www.sbgi.net/employment

        

RICHMOND_Casting Call_PAID

CASTING – Background actors for industrial video to shoot in Richmond, VA on the 28th, 29th, and 30th of October.

SEEKING:

  • Men and Women, 30’s to 50’s, to play guests at a dinner party, volunteers at a community event, and/or parents at a graduation party.
  • Kids, ages 13 – 17, to play volunteers at community event.

Rate: $200/day

For consideration, please send headshot (or very recent picture) to creativecastingrva@gmail.com. Include in the subject line “Creative Casting Background Actor”, and please include which day(s) you are available – October 28th, 29th, and 30th.

        

DC_Script Readers_PAID

Boundary Stone Films is looking for a few good readers to provide coverage (2-3 pages) on spec scripts and manuscripts (mainly novels and narrative nonfiction). They will provide sample coverage and coverage criteria/guidelines to qualified candidates. Pay commensurate with experience (screenwriting experience preferred). Please submit a brief bio along with a description of relevant experience to this e-mail: khrisbaxter@gmail.com

        

Legacy Media International Film Festival – THIS WEEKEND! Oct. 17 – 19

The Legacy Media Institute & the City of Petersburg bring you the Legacy Media Institute International Film Festival starting TOMORROW, Oct. 17, through Oct. 19! This year’s theme is how film and music influence culture. 

The three-day festival will show a wonderful variety of films, facilitate discussions, feature spoken word, music, and a block party, all in Petersburg & Fort Lee!

Tickets & all the details: http://lmi-iff.org/#sthash.Xl9cikHC.dpbs

        

DC Independent Film Festival Accepting Submissions

2015 Festival Call for Submissions

SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FROM AUGUST 20 – DECEMBER 10, 2014

We welcome submissions in the following categories:

  • Narrative features
  • Short films
  • Documentaries (feature and short)
  • Animation
  • Experimental; any length up to 2 hours in all categories
  • High School Student Film Showcase and Competition (films up to 30 mins.) – Free Submission to November 25th, 2014 deadline.
  • Student Films (Please Note: Student films under 20 mins. are free up until the September 30th, 2014 submission deadline with a valid student I.D., but there is a fee for submissions from November 01-December 10, 2014.)

We are open to films of any genre except adult films and 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 film section, in honor of a genre that has been an important launching point for independent filmmakers. DCIFF 2014 also welcomes open source films, art films and interactive films and the wide spectrum of documentary formats and issues including advocacy films.

Stipulations: We put a great deal of effort, time and attention into promoting the films selected for screening and competition and in this way, have aided many a filmmaker on the road to success, more success, awards, distribution and networking, but we can only do so if the following rules are followed:

Metro DC Film Premieres required (we do accept films that have had private screenings in DC), East Coast and US Premieres preferred; all films completed within one year of the date of submission to DCIFF; if your film is still in process we will accept submission but DCIFF will remove a film from final selection if it is not completed by the end of December 2014; while we have screened films that are available in their entirety for public viewing online, this is not our preference and we check every film we select accordingly.  Our reasonable submission fees are entirely used to cover the cost of filmmaker support: press, screenings, seminars and outreach. DCIFF is a volunteer-run festival with a fifteen year track record.

Follow for information on how to submit your work: http://dciff-indie.org/submissionscall/

        

Yorktown- Actor’s Workshop- $116

ACTOR’S WORKSHOP with

Celebrity ActingCoach/Director AARON JACKSON!

 BE READY FOR YOUR NEXT AUDITION

 Yorktown, VA ~ October 26th

Study with Acting Coach/Director, AARON JACKSON and gainconfidence, experience and valuable knowledge as an actor. Whether you are a beginner ora seasoned actor looking to hone your skills, Aaron will give you the straight facts about thisindustry. He shares his 30+ years of experience in the business; teaching Monologue & Scene Study, Improv, Character Breakdown &TV/FILM Audition technique. This will be anintensive day of training where each actor will received individual attention.

To attend this high energy, fun filled and information packedworkshop, simply follow this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/actors-workshop-with-aaron-jackson-yorktown-va-october-26th-tickets-13288258539

REGISTER EARLY to secure your spot. Space is limited.

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

        

Horizon Award for College Students and Recent Grads

Submit to receive “an all-expense paid trip to the 2015 Sundance Film Festival”

When it comes to fostering female directing talent, support and mentorship can’t come soon enough. To that end, a group of producers, media companies, and film organizations have come together to launch the Horizon Award for college students and recent grads.

According to the press release, the recipient of the inaugural award will receive “an all-expense paid trip to the 2015 Sundance Film Festival under the mentorship of Christine Vachon (Boys Don’t CryKill Your Darlings), Lynette Howell (Blue ValentineThe Place Beyond the Pines), Cassian Elwes (Dallas Buyers ClubLee Daniels’ The Butler), and other prominent power players (such as Michelle Satter of Sundance Institute and Cathy Schulman of Women In Film) in order to give them some insight into the film business and its inner workings.”

Applicants can submit a short film (two minutes or less) from now until the deadline on November 30, 2014 to the Horizon Award’s website (www.horizonaward.org). The winner will chosen by Vachon, Howell, Elwes, and a panel of notable female directors (to be announced later).

Participating sponsors also include Twitter, Vimeo, The Black List, Sundance Institute, Women In Film, and Indiegogo.

Here’s where you can show your support for women directors. The Horizon org has begun fundraising to raise the $15,000 to fund the award and help cover travel, lodging, and any other necessary expenditures in Park City, as well as the further development of the award in years to come. The first $5,000 will be matched by Elwes.

Contribute to the Indiegogo campaign here.

        

DC Independent Film Festival 2015 Call for Submissions!

DC Independent Film Festival 2015 Call for Submissions! Details below.

SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FROM AUGUST 20 – DECEMBER 10, 2014

We welcome submissions in the following categories:

  • Narrative features
  • Short films
  • Documentaries (feature and short)
  • Animation
  • Experimental; any length up to 2 hours in all categories
  • High School Student Film Showcase and Competition (films up to 30 mins.) – Free Submission to November 25th, 2014 deadline.
  • Student Films (Please Note: Student films under 20 mins. are free up until the September 30th, 2014 submission deadline with a valid student I.D., but there is a fee for submissions from November 01-December 10, 2014.)

We are open to films of any genre except adult films and 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 film section, in honor of a genre that has been an important launching point for independent filmmakers. DCIFF 2014 also welcomes open source films, art films and interactive films and the wide spectrum of documentary formats and issues including advocacy films.

Stipulations: We put a great deal of effort, time and attention into promoting the films selected for screening and competition and in this way, have aided many a filmmaker on the road to success, more success, awards, distribution and networking, but we can only do so if the following rules are followed:

Metro DC Film Premieres required (we do accept films that have had private screenings in DC), East Coast and US Premieres preferred; all films completed within one year of the date of submission to DCIFF; if your film is still in process we will accept submission but DCIFF will remove a film from final selection if it is not completed by the end of December 2014; while we have screened films that are available in their entirety for public viewing online, this is not our preference and we check every film we select accordingly.  Our reasonable submission fees are entirely used to cover the cost of filmmaker support: press, screenings, seminars and outreach. DCIFF is a volunteer-run festival with a fifteen year track record.

Follow for information on how to submit your work:

 http://dciff-indie.org/submissionscall/

        

RICHMOND_James River Short Films/Video Competition Viewing_VMFA Nov. 7

The James River Shorts Competition viewing will be held at the VMFA Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Friday, November 7! Guest judge will be Megan Holley, who penned “Sunshine Cleaning”.

Cutting edge, conventional, digital, experimental, animated — fiction, non-fiction — view the best, most current short videos/films (30 minutes or less) in this juried competition from the James River Film Society. Finalists are selected from all over North America.

Nov. 7th, 6:30 – 9 PM in the Leslie Cheek Theater @ VMFA!

More details & info on getting tickets below!

http://vmfa.museum/programs/adults/films/

        

RICHMOND_TURN_Principal Casting_PAID

TURN is now casting principal roles episode 203.

The production is seeking the following principal roles;

HALLUM-Male, 50s, Caucasian. A pompous New Jersey doctor who finds himself interrupted with his mistress at his home late at night and realizes that his life may be in danger. His accent should have a British flavor to it, somewhere between an English and an American accent, reminding us that the colonies were still very tied to England and that these families had only been here for a few generations.

DELANCEY-Male, early 30s, Caucasian. An affable soldier who plays a female role in a play. While not a professional actor in the play, he embraces the comedic role in earnest. Authentic British accent required.

JUDGE SHIPPEN-Male, 50-55, Caucasian. A powerful and wealthy Philadelphia judge and socialite. His pride and joy is his daughter. His accent should have a British flavor to it, somewhere between an English and an American accent, reminding us that the colonies were still very tied to England and that these families had only been here for a few generations.

DOCTOR JAMES THATCHER-Male, early 40s, Caucasian. A military doctor who resets a general’s leg during battle. His accent should have a British flavor to it, somewhere between an English and an American accent, reminding us that the colonies were still very tied to England and that these families had only been here for a few generations.

GRIZZLED RANGER-Male, late 30s-40s, Caucasian. A tough Queen’s ranger. His accent should have a British flavor to it, somewhere between an English and an American accent, reminding us that the colonies were still very tied to England and that these families had only been here for a few generations.

REDCOAT-Male, early to mid-20s, Caucasian. A British soldier at Brooklyn Harbor. Authentic British accent required. Stunt experience a plus.

REDCOAT CAPTAIN-Male, 30s, Caucasian. A British captain at Brooklyn Harbor with some authority about him and used to giving orders. Authentic British accent required.

NURSE-Female, 20s-early 40s, Caucasian. A military nurse serving food and caring for wounded soldiers. Her accent should have a British flavor to it, somewhere between an English and an American accent, reminding us that the colonies were still very tied to England and that these families had only been here for a few generations.

NAVY CAPTAIN-Male, 30s, Caucasian. A cheery, British Navy official at Brooklyn Harbor. Authentic British accent required.

MISTRESS-Female, 20s, Caucasian. A pretty young woman in an awkward situation. Her accent should have a British flavor to it, somewhere between an English and an American accent, reminding us that the colonies were still very tied to England and that these families had only been here for a few generations.

For information on how to apply for these roles visit Arvold Casting for further details.

 

        

RVA – The James River Film Society + VMFA present James River Shorts Competition viewing Nov. 7!

The James River Shorts Competition viewing will be held at the VMFA Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Friday, November 7! Guest judge will be Megan Holley, who penned “Sunshine Cleaning”.

Cutting edge, conventional, digital, experimental, animated — fiction, non-fiction — view the best, most current short videos/films (30 minutes or less) in this juried competition from James River Film Society. Finalists are selected from all over North America.

Nov. 7th, 6:30 – 9 PM in the Leslie Cheek Theater @ VMFA!

        

DC – WIFV Event ScriptDC is Nov. 14-16 – Early Bird Registration Ends Oct. 10!

Women in Film and Video DC is hosting ScriptDC, the premier conference for Mid-Atlantic writers, producers and talent to achieve their creative dreams by connecting them with accomplished teachers, consultants and industry professionals! The 2014 edition will be November 14-16, 2014 at George Washington University.

Early Bird Registration is open until October 10 – check out the schedule and details, and instructions on how to register on the link below! Pre-registration closes November 13.

What is Included in Your Registration?

Opening Night Screening on November 14, beginning at 7:00 pm.  PLUS Workshops on November 15 and opportunities for script critiques and pitch critiques on November 16.  Choose your workshops when you download the form.

Special Opportunities

  • Meet the Best: We are honored that Joan Darling, Mary Jane Skalski, Megan Holley, Bill Svanoe, Golan Ramras, April Eberhardt, Kate Pearson, Maryanne Culpepper, Joel Westbrook, Monica Lee Bellais, Arla Bowers, Tanya Roche, Penny Lee, Austin Bragg, Cid Collins Walker and others have agreed to present. Bios will be posted soon.
  • Master Classes: Joan Darling teaching a full-day master class on directing from your script!  Bill Svanoe and Megan Holley teaching advanced writing master class (starts Friday evening, all-day Saturday, Sunday morning).  Editing Docs, Features and Shorts.
  • Practice Your Pitch: 32 attendees will have 5 minutes each to pitch their script to producers and 10 minutes for a critique.  We’ll let you know when you’re on!
  • Have Your First 5 Pages Critiqued: It’s enough for Sundance!  There are 28 slots available for script critiques and pitches.  Submit your first 5 pages by October 24, 2014 to director@wifv.org and have them critiqued by producers and writing teachers.  The first 5 pages of your script will be read by actors.  Don’t have 5 pages ready to go?  Sign up to be in the audience and learn from the experience of others.

Details on ScriptDC! (http://www.wifv.org/programs/script-dc/?)

 

 

 

 

        

NOVA/WV – Extras Casting for Miniseries about the Mob in Martinsburg, WV

NYC casting director Barbara McNamara is seeking non-union extras for a mini-series about the Mob in the 1920s-50s.

They will be shooting on location in Martinsburg, WV.  Must be able to self-report to set, and be able to work one or more days depending on role, between October 20th – November 25th (M – F)

Seeking: Local hires (regional)

Pay rate: $100/day 12 hrs

Seeking men and women ages 18+ for various background roles.

They are specifically looking for the following:

Caucasian Men and Women, ages 18-50, of Italian, Irish, Jewish, or European heritage.

Hispanic women ages 20-30

Beautiful Caucasian and African American women ages 20-45

Men must have short hair or willing to cut.  No visible tattoos or piercings.

To submit, please email your name, photo, telephone number to TMOTMcasting@gmail.com, please note what you are submitting for, and where you heard about us.

**MUST BE LEGAL TO WORK IN THE USA

        

RICHMOND_FRAME IT: Future of VA Film and Television

State-wide industry affair celebrating the recent strides in production growth & framing the goals ahead for Virginia film, television, and new media. Light refreshments and libations provided.  Honorees: Andy Edmunds, Virginia Film Office, Director and the VFO Staff.

Guest Speakers: Andy Edmunds, Director of the Virginia Film Office; Heather Waters, President of the Virginia Production Alliance/Producer of RIFF; John Felton, WCVE Video Productions/Community Idea Stations, VP & General Manager for Television, and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – Chesapeake Bay on how to get involved with the Emmys.

Event held Wednesday, Oct 15 2014, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm at WCVE Video Productions/Community Idea Stations.

R.S.V.P. required to president@virginiaproductionalliance.org here by October 8th.
For more information, visit www.virginiaproductionalliance.org

        

SOUTH EAST VA_SEVA Fest_Oct. 18 and 19

Learn visual storytelling from the guy who blew up the Death Star in the original Star Wars movie!

SEVA Fest is the Mid-Atlantic Conference for film professionals held in SouthEast Virginia. SEVA invites veteran filmmakers to share their experiences and teach what they have learned while working.  It is open to anyone with a desire to network with other film professionals, discover new talent, and to better learn the creative technologies, techniques, and tools of the industry.

The inaugural SEVA Fest will be held at Regent University on October 18 and 19, 2014. It will feature workshops and panel discussions hosted by Bruce Logan, Alister Chapman, Sean Gaffney, and Michael Copon – with the emphasis of storytelling using today’s modern technology.  

Space is limited. Don’t miss out on this exciting inaugural event!