DIGICO seeking Spanish-speaking, English-speaking, bilingual-speaking actors_PAID

DIGICO Shoot | Post | Design is sourcing and casting on-camera speaking roles for audio and video for online and software-based videos.  Talent is required to come to the DIGICO studio in Harrisonburg, VA, to audition on camera for client review. Auditions will primarily take place 9/9/14, 9/11/14, 9/17/14, though additional days may be made available.

Talent should speak standard international Spanish, without a strong regional accent. We’re targeting native speakers from Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Central America, Mexico, and Chile.

Roles include:

Patients: Native Spanish speakers only, males and females ages 20s-75.

Providers: Native Spanish speakers, male or female, ages 20s-50s.

Interpreters: Must be fully bilingual, male or female, ages 20s-50s.


Work requires:

- Exact memorization of dialog for sustained 1-2 minute takes is required.

- Talent must be available to shoot during business hours during a weekday. Shoots will take place 9-5 Monday-Friday between mid-October and mid-November.

- Shooting will take place on location in the DIGICO studio, Harrisonburg, VA.

- Some/all wardrobe will be provided.


Please send your resume, head shots and/or portfolio to casting@goDIGICO.com. Please no phone calls.


FREE EVENT_One Act 9/11 Play_ Virginia Rep’s Children Theatre_SEPTEMBER 10th and 11th

A play in one act about Richmond Students on 9/11 written and conceived by Ryan Frost.

Three weeks into the new school year, five freshmen find themselves living through the events of September 11th in a dorm room at Richmond. Far away from their families and everything they’ve known, they stay up all night telling jokes, sharing stories, and asking “What will tomorrow be like?” as they wait for the sun to rise in answer to their question. 

Featuring students from the University of Richmond

Department of Theatre and Dance

A post-show talkback with Dr. Monica Siebert, UR Professor of 9/11 Literature, Dr. John L. Gordon Jr., Chairman Emeritus, UR History, Dr. Jennifer Nourse, Chair UR Sociology/Anthropology.

September 10th and 11th at 7:00PM at Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre

The Shops at Willow Lawn

1601 Willow Lawn Drive

Richmond, VA 23230


FREE for the Richmond Community


RSVP aferguson@va-rep.org

For more information: (804) 783-1688 Ext. 1253



In 1994, the James River Film Festival began awarding $2,000 in prizes to support independent filmmakers through its annual juried competition of short works. Now, twenty years later, the tradition continues with James River Short Films presented by the James River Film Society, a non-profit organization for the independent media arts in RVA and Central, VA.

Eligible are short films, 30 minutes or less, in any category (experimental, narrative, documentary, animation) with cash awards of $2,000. In addition, the winner will also receive the Kathryn Stephens Virginia Filmmaker Award.

Deadline for submissions is September 19.

Entry information is at jamesriverfilm.org.


LYNCHBURG_Cinematographer/Editor Position Available_PAID

Life Focus Pictures is currently looking to hire a cinematographer/editor. The position demands responsibility for developing the visual aspects of client’s projects. Must have previous work experience in film lighting, camera work, editing, and color correction. Also must be familiar with the Adobe Creative Suite.

Full Time Salary Position (1 year contract, option to renew)

$30,000/year (negotiable)

Applicants must submit a resume and reel to be considered for a phone interview. A second in person interview will be conducted in Lynchburg, VA before the applicant is eligible for the position.

Please respond with a resume and reel to jobs@lifefocuspictures.com.



Point of Honor is filming in the Central Virginia area this September.  The Open Call is being held on Friday, September 5th from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM at The Bankuet Place, 1124 Bainbridge Street, Richmond, VA 23224.

Arvold Casting is seeking background players, especially physically fit men ages 18-40 with military/marching training to be part of a core group of soldiers for this Civil War drama.  They are also seeking men with missing limbs to portray wounded soldiers and African American men, women and children, as well as Caucasian women with long naturally colored hair.

Those who are unable to attend the Open Call on Friday may submit on-line.  Instructions can be found at this link:


More information can be found on Arvold’s website www.arvold.com.


RICHMOND-Film Industry Training-October 4th to 5th

The Film Industry Training is designed to provide practical training for an entry-level Production Assistant position in the film industry.  Participants will gain valuable knowledge and insight into the entertainment industry and will learn about on-set etiquette and protocol from seasoned filmmakers. The course will also include information on how to create a film friendly resume, search for local VA productions and interview effectively.  Learn how to work on set or in the production office and become “the unforgettable PA.”

When: October 4 and 5, 9:00am-5:00pm
Where: Workforce Development and Conference Center,
             1651 Parham Road, Richmond, 23228
Cost: $125. Students, veterans, and Virginia Production Alliance Members: $75

The Training includes:
-Understanding the motion picture industry
-Who’s who on a film set
-Script breakdown
-Scheduling procedures and techniques
-Film set language, protocol, and etiquette
-Production paperwork overview
-Health and safety practices
-Production Assistant responsibilities
-Creating a film friendly resume
-Finding a job

For more information, visit these websites:
THE VIRGINIA PRODUCTION ALLIANCE:  www.virginiaproductionalliance.org
THE VIRGINIA FILM OFFICE:  www.FilmVirginia.org








RICHMOND – Actors/Models needed for book trailer – PAID

Fraga Studios seeks three actors/models for a half-day shoot of a trailer for an upcoming science-fiction novel. The following roles are needed with very specific looks for three non-speaking parts:


  1. AFRICAN-AMERICAN or MULTINATIONAL MIX MALE, 18-30, darker complexion, clean-shaven, short hair or shaved head, more than six feet tall, slender to athletic build, with chiseled features, specifically high cheekbones.
  2. AFRICAN-AMERICAN or NATIVE AMERICAN / MULTINATIONAL MIX FEMALE, 18-30, slender to athletic build, attractive features.
  3. PETITE SOUTH AMERICAN FEMALE, 18-30, shoulder-length dark hair (wavy or straight), attractive features.


To submit, send HS/R to info@fragastudios.com. If you do not submit a headshot, they will not contact you.


RICHMOND-Anne Chapman Casting Seeking 22 Actors for NAVY/SAIC NON-UNION Training Film-PAID

Metro Productions is the company making the film.  The training film is called “Intervention on the High Seas.”  It is a Navy training film designed to teach Sailors how to intervene to prevent sexual assaults, hazing, alcohol abuse/driving under the influence, drug abuse, suicide and domestic violence.

Audition Dates: Wednesday, September 10th & Thursday, September 11th, 2014
Callback Date: Friday, September 12th
Audition Location:  Richmond, Virginia
Shoot Dates: September 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th & September 29th-30th, 2014
Shoot Location: Hampton, Virginia

Must be Non-Union to submit. Specified roles must meet Navy Fitness Standards.  Male Navy roles must be willing to have haircut to meet Navy regulations.  All those submitting must be believable as current NAVY. DoD Height/Weight Standards chart is below. Seeking:

-SUPER HERO SAILOR: Any Ethnicity Male or Female, late 20s-early 30s, must meet Navy fitness standards (see chart below).  Tall and proud with a mischievous grin, loves to quote the Navy ethos and is always in NAVY dress whites.  Committed to excellence and the fair treatment of all.  LEAD – Rate: $600 +10% (if agent).

-LEAD SAILOR - Any Ethnicity Male or Female, late 20s-early 30s, must meet Navy fitness standards (see chart below). A bit cocky with a good head on his/her shoulders, tries to do the right thing, but not always in the most subtle manner.  A natural leader who is concerned for the safety and well being of fellow sailors.  Does not tolerate stupidity especially amongst his/her peers.   LEAD – Rate: $600 +10% (if agent).

-BULLIED SAILOR: Any Ethnicity Male, early to mid 20s, must meet NAVY fitness standards (see chart below), must be capable of doing numerous pushups. LEAD – Rate: $600+10% (if agent). 

-BULLY SAILOR: Any Ethnicity Male, early to mid 20s, must meet NAVY fitness standards (see chart below). Supporting – Rate: $450+10% (if agent).

-MALE SAILOR – 2 ROLES : Any Ethnicity Male, early to mid 20s, must meet Navy fitness standards (see chart below). Sailors wearing singlets competing in a wrestling match.  Must be a skilled and believable wrestler.  SUPPORTING – Rate: $450 + 10% (if agent).

-MALE SAILOR – 8 ROLES : Any Ethnicity Male, 20s-30s, must meet Navy fitness standards (see chart below). Numerous roles including sailors making poor choices, conflicted bystanders and confident interveners.  SUPPORTING – Rate: $450 + 10% (if agent).

- FEMALE SAILOR – 8 ROLES: Any Ethnicity Female, 20s-30s, must meet Navy fitness standards (see chart below).  Numerous roles including sailors making poor choices, conflicted bystanders and confident interveners.  SUPPORTING – Rate $450 + 10% (if agent).

For more information on the film and to submit, click here.



DC- Videographer Needed for DC Web Women Conference- Paid

DC Web Women (DCWW) is looking for a videographer to videotape the keynote presentations and a couple of the workshop sessions at the DCWW Code(Her) Conference (http://codeherconference.com/) and the After-Party/DCWW Awards on 9/13. 

The videographer will also videotape some the volunteers, speakers and conference goers for a short reel about the conference.

For more information, including compensation, please contact Sibyl Edwards at info@dcwebwomen.org.


DC- Call For Submissions- DC Independent Film Festival

The DC Independent Film Festival is now open for submissions between now and December 10, 2014.

Film submissions are welcomed from any of these 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.)

DCIFF 2014 also welcomes open source films, art films, family films, and interactive films and the wide spectrum of documentary formats and issues including advocacy films.

For more information and to learn how to submit your film, follow this link:





From Grain to Growler – Virginia Docu to Screen @ Skyline Indie Film Fest 9/12 and 9/13

“From Grain to Growler”, a short-form documentary focusing on the explosion of craft beer culture across the State of Virginia, will be at the Skyline Indie Film Fest in Winchester, VA! Screenings 9/12 @ 5 PM at Dharma Studio, and 9/13 @ 3 PM at Bright Box Theater!

The film explores favorite breweries you’re sure to recognize, from all across the Commonwealth.

Ticketing/schedule details: http://skylineindiefilmfest.org/videos/uncategorized/grain-growler/

AND: Check out the trailer!



Accepting Applications for Roy W. Dean Fall Grant

Applications are now being accepted for the Roy W. Dean Fall Grant. The grant gives filmmakers a chance to get their films going or completed with an award of $2,500 in cash and $30,000 in film products and services. Films can be documentaries, short films, and features. They must be unique and contribute to society.

Deadline for submission is September 30, 2014

New this year for the grant is the Britt Penrod Audience Award. Twenty finalists chosen for the grant will have the opportunity to enter their trailers in competition for a $250 cash prize. Trailers will be posted on the Roy W. Dean Grant Facebook contest page for the site. Fans get to view the trailers and vote for their favorite.

Each applicant for the grant receives a consultation on their project from Carole Dean, head of the non-profit grant sponsor From The Heart Productions and author of “The Art of Film Funding” now in its second edition.

For more information on the grant you can go to http://fromtheheartproductions.com/film-grants/ or e-mail caroleedean@att.net.



LYNCHBURG_Casting Call_Local Commercial_PAID

Actors and actresses needed for a Nissan commercial being filmed in Lynchburg, VA.


Male customer: Age 25-35. $20

Young married parents: Age 25-30. You do not need to be married, but must be comfortable playing the role of a married couple on camera. Baby is a plus. $50

African American male: Age 25-35. Athletic build. Looks like Lebron James. INQUIRE TO SARAH ZIMMER FOR MORE INFORMATION

Email headshot, resume, and availability on Tuesday September 2, 2014 and Wednesday September 3, 2014 to nissancasting@gmail.com


RICHMOND_Stage and Screen Acting Course_Final Act Drama

Final Act Drama presents this 5-week acting course designed to prepare an actor for commercials, feature films, television shows, and stage performance. Learn the fundamental acting skills like character development, improvisation, movement, and speech dynamics. The course also covers the fundamentals of effective scene study and how to get your career up and running.

When? September 23, 2014

Where? 7511 Airfield Drive, Richmond, VA 23237

What time? Tuesdays 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Tuition is $325 and registration is $30. You can register online at http://www.finalactdrama.com/screen-acting.html