ROANOKE – Casting 5 Non-Union Actors for Corporate Video

Studio 315 is seeking up to five non-union actors/actresses for non-speaking feature roles for a corporate video (economic development/tourism) in and around Roanoke, Virginia to be filmed April 21 through April 25. Mostly single day assignments, however there is a possibility that one person will be selected for the entire week shoot, in which case lodging will be arranged. We will do our best to work to accomodate your schedule for the right performers.

Looking for people ages 25-40. Should be in reasonably good physical shape and ability to ride a bicycle with basic competence a must. While rights are expected to be a buyout, usage will likely be limited to on-lin.  perhaps a print piece and a handful of DVDs.

Rate: $250 per shoot day.  Travel is the talent’s responsibility.

This is not an ordinary corporate video and will result in work that will be suitable for your reel. Great crew, fun shoot, good work, good support services. Good opportunity for networking.


SUBMIT current head-shots and resume to:

Please include:


Contact information:



Date availability:


Anne Chapman Casting Seeking 4 Actors for MFA Short – RICHMOND

Anne Chapman Casting is seeking 4 actors for a MFA short film shooting in Richmond, Virginia April 20th – April 23rd, 2015


Please send head-shots and resumes to:

Union and Non-Union actors welcome

Auditions will be held in Richmond, Virginia, Thursday, April 9th, 2015.
Thank you in advance for your submission!

Submitting does not guarantee an audition; you will be contacted with the audition time and location if selected.
Executive Producer: Jochen Kunstler

Director: Cecelia Ponce de Leon

Producers: Tania Fernandez, Julian Pozzi, Allie Palmore

Writer: Cecelia Ponce de Leon

Casting Director: Anne Chapman
Casting Associate: Amy Fox
Shoot Dates: Monday, April 20th- Thursday, April 23th,  2015

Shoot Location: In and around Richmond, VA

Audition Dates: Thursday, April 9th, possible Callback, Friday, April 10th, 2015

(If selected for an audition, self-tapes will also be accepted if not able to attend in person)
Audition Location : Richmond, Virginia
Rate: $100-$200 per shoot day depending upon role.
SUBMIT current head-shots and resume to:

Please make sure to fill in all the questions on the submission form, questions include:
Role(s) for which you are submitting


Union Status:
Contact information:


Audition date availability:

Callback date availability:

Shoot date availability:
Travel distance to Richmond:

Do you have lodging in Richmond?


Eliza finds herself desperately trying to gain independence from a controlling husband and loveless marriage.  Appearances only go so far, the gilded cage had lost its’ charm.  Eliza surprises herself with how far she is willing to go to unleash herself and find true happiness.


Seeking the following roles:


STEVEN: Caucasian/European Male, 45-65yrs.  Impeccable dresser, obsessive/compulsive, meticulous in every aspect of his life.  Very controlling, intimidating even.  Makes his wife Eliza’s life a living hell without ever laying a finger on her.   Must be in good physical shape and willing to appear shirtless.

Shoots 2 days, during period 4/20-4/22 (exact dates t.b.d.), $200/shoot day.


HANNAH: Any Ethnicity Female, early 20s.  A feisty, passionate, loud woman in the middle of a lover’s spat, looking forward to an amazing make-up kiss.  Not a shy bone in her body.   Must be willing to engage in a passionate kiss.

Shoots 1 day, 4/20 or 4/23 (exact date t.b.d.), $100/shoot day.


HANNAH’s BOYFRIEND: Any Ethnicity Male, early 20s.  Compassionate and deeply in love, finds himself in yet another fight with his beautiful girlfriend.  Her feistiness is what makes it interesting.  Must be willing to engage in a passionate kiss.

Shoots 1 day, 4/20 or 4/23 (exact date t.b.d.)  $100/shoot day.


JURGEN: Caucasian Male, 35-65years.  A mobile locksmith that is an expert getting people back into the cars, he specializes in foreign cars.  A charismatic, kind man accustomed to hard, physical labor.

Shoots 1 day, 4/20 or 4/23 (exact date t.b.d.), $100/shoot day.




NOTE: There is a different, dedicated e-mail address for Extras Submissions


EXTRAS: All Extras are Any Ethnicity

These roles are non-paid, but you will be fed!

Please send 2 recent photos & a resume if you have one to:

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The subject line should read:

Locked Out Extras – Role and your name

Make sure to include:

Contact info

Shoot date availability







MOM: Female, 30s. Stressed out mother of 2

2 KIDS: Male or Female, 3-7yrs & 8-11yrs

OLDER COUPLE MALE/FEMAL: Male & Female, 65-95yrs.  Cheerful and in love. Real couples welcome.

ALZHEIMER’S PATIENT – Female, 80s-90s.   Must be able to stare blankly.  Green or Grey eyes a plus.

COUNTRY CLUB WOMAN – Female, Mid 30s-Mid 40s.  Slender and attractive, very well dressed.









NOVA – Northern Virginia Int’l Film Festival – April 13-18

The Northern Virginia International Film Festival is April 13-18 at the Angelika Film Center & Café, 2911 District Ave, in Fairfax, Virginia!

The film festival will have screenings from early afternoon to late evening with Q & A sessions with filmmakers. The festival’s goal is to “bring a slice of Hollywood to Northern Virginia,” and bring a home to the film arts in the area, as well as to reward filmmakers and writers for their hard work and accomplishments in film.

Go to the festival’s website, below, for more on this year’s lineup and to grab tickets!!screening-times/clk6





Washington D.C._Casting Call: UNION Voice Over Talent_April 6-13th

Carlyn Davis Casting is looking for UNION talent for a voice over project. We are looking for the following voices:

Male or female, approx 35-45, British talent. Client would prefer a true Brit as opposed to someone who does the accent.

Male or female, approx 35-45, southern accent.

Male or female, approx 35-45, African American

Male or female, approx 35-45, Hispanic.

This will record in the DC Metro Area sometime the week of April 6 or April 13, 2015.

For consideration, please email with your headshot and resume. Please put “Union Voice Over Casting” in the subject of the email.

In the body of your email, please list which accent(s) you’re able to do and be sure to also list a contact phone number. If you do not have a local VA/MD/DC phone number please indicate where you are currently located.

All submission are due no later than 4 pm TODAY – Thursday, April 2, 2015.

We are considering Washington, DC local UNION TALENT ONLY at this time.

No phone calls, please. Thank you!


Suzanne Kang

Casting Director

703.532.1900 (office)

703.532.1950 (fax)



Northern Virginia Film Fest, April 13-19 at Angelika Film Center

Northern Virginia Film Fest, April 13-19 at Angelika Film Center

The nearly week-long festival will be held at the Angelika Film Center in the Mosaic district of Fairfax County. It will feature movies and screenplays of every size, genre and budget from filmmakers from Northern Virginia and around the world. Festival director Mico has a clear goal. He wants to provide an opportunity for filmmakers and screenwriters to have their cinema work available and screened before audiences who would not have the opportunity to view them without the Northern Virginia festival.

The Film Festival will have screenings from early afternoon to late evening with Question & Answer sessions with filmmakers. For attending filmmakers there will be panels and forums from professionals in the fields of entertainment law, movie distribution, crowdfunding, film production and cinematography.

Opening night will showcase local Northern Virginia talent. The festival will conclude with awards decided by a panel of judges.


YORKTOWN – On-Camera Acting Workshop With Aaron Jackson – April 11th and 12th

This workshop will give you the tools you need to be a successful working actor. Learn how you are perceived and how to best market yourself as an actor. Aaron shares his 30+ years of experience in the industry with his students through this unique workshop, working closely with each individual to finely hone their craft.

As a student:

  • Learn how you are perceived in front of the Camera.
  • Get to know yourself and think on your feet (Improv).
  • Learn a sure-fire technique to break down your scenes.
  • Commit to your choices.
  • Be prepared for your next audition.
  • Learn how to best market yourself as an actor.
  • Head shots are offered to all students at a reduced price.


Full Weekend Workshop: $180

Saturday Workshop: $116

Sunday Workshop: $95

Register for our FULL WEEKEND Workshop and your name will be entered into a drawing for a FREE Photo Session & headshot with Sara Harris of Sara Harris Photography

For more details and to register click here:



HARRISONBURG – Valley Arts Fest – April 2nd

The Valley ArtsFest is a month long celebration of the arts held in downtown Harrisonburg–coming this June! In preparation for this exciting event, Bev Appleton, the Valley ArtsFest Coordinator, invites you to Clementine’s Cafe on April 2nd from 4-5 pm for an hour of news, fun, and entertainment. There will be ticket giveaways, door prizes, and live entertainment plus a visit from special guest Rita McClenny, President and CEO of Virginia Tourism. Come out to have fun and hear more about the Valley ArtsFest!


HALIFAX – Casting for Feature Film JOSEPHINE

Arvold is casting for JOSEPHINE, a feature film shooting in Halifax County! Shoot dates are April 27th – May 22nd. FOR ALL DETAILS AND SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS, CLICK HERE:

Arvold Casting | josephine – feature film


Feature Film

SAG-AFTRA (LOW BUDGET)Production Company: Hickory Films
Producers: Aaron Carnahan, Ben Howard, Erica Arvold, Kevin Hershberger
Director: Rory Feek
Writers: Rory Feek & Aaron Carnahan
Casting Director: Erica Arvold
Casting Associate: Michelle Kelly
Casting Assistants: Claire Cundiff & Courtney Maino
Shoot dates: April 27th – May 22nd
Shoot location: Halifax County, VA
Auditions: In person in Charlottesville, VA starting March 30th OR via self-tape
Callbacks: TBD


JOSEPHINE – Female, Caucasian, mid-late 20s. A young farmer’s wife who loses everything, yet finds strength within to disguise herself as a man to join the Confederate Army in order to find her husband. LEAD

TALMADGE (TALLY) SIMPSON – Male, Caucasian, 40s – 50s. An aging Confederate recruit who joins the war not because he believes in “the Cause,” but to settle a personal grudge. Tally thought he had nothing else to live for beyond revenge and death, until Josephine shows him that his life matters. LEAD

STURGILL MARKS – Male, Caucasian, 30s – 50s. An intimidating Sergeant in the Confederate Army who has embraced the ugliness of war. Marks has no patience for green recruits and takes an instant dislike to Josephine. LEAD

ROSE – Female, Caucasian, 40s. A gruff prostitute who learns every move, secret, and item of gossip in the army while “comforting” soldiers in a Confederate camp. CAMEO

LAMBDON PURDY – Male, Caucasian, 20s – 30s. A gaunt soldier who fought in the Battle of Gettysburg and lived to tell his version of the battle. But can he be trusted? CAMEO

LIEUTENANT SANFORD BRANCH – Male, Caucasian, 20s – 30s. A Citadel graduate whose leadership skills are tested on the battlefield for the first time when he is put in command of a ragtag crop of new Confederate recruits. SUPPORTING

WHIT – Male, Caucasian, Teen. An eager young Confederate soldier whose innocence runs smack into the realities of war. Traumatized by the blood and gore of battle, Whit depends on Josephine to help him make sense of it all. SUPPORTING

JUBAL HUBBARD – Male, Caucasian, 20s – 40s. A tall and lanky Confederate soldier who proves that in most situations he has more confidence than common sense. Must be comfortable with partial nudity. SUPPORTING

HART WEAVER – Male, Caucasian, 20s – 30s. A brown-nosing Confederate soldier more than willing to follow his commanding officer’s example of cruel brutality. Plays harmonica. SUPPORTING

JOHN ROBISON – Male, Caucasian, 20s – 30s. A Confederate soldier and family man with kind eyes, who wants nothing more than to return home. SUPPORTING

UNION SOLDIER – Male, Caucasian, Teen. A young soldier in the Union Army who finds himself chased down by the Confederate soldiers he was trying to kill. SUPPORTING

MARY – Female, African-American, 20s – 30s. A Civil War era woman living near the ruins of a burnt out plantation must fight against a sexual attack while trying to protect her child at all costs. Must be comfortable with portraying sexual violence. SUPPORTING

HARRIET – Female, African-American, under 10. A little girl who screams and cries when her mother is attacked in their home. SUPPORTING

OLD SOLDIER – Male, Caucasian, 50s+. A wounded Confederate soldier who has seen many years of hard times returns Josephine’s kindness to his faithful mangy dog by giving her some helpful advice. SUPPORTING

PHOTOGRAPHER – Male, Caucasian, 30s – 60s. With the air of a carnival barker, the Photographer is the ultimate salesman, persuading soldiers on their way to the battlefields to first have their tintype portraits taken. SUPPORTING

REVEREND GRIFFIN FROST – Male, Caucasian, 30s – 40s. An earnest preacher in a battlefield revival tent, who preaches to the men who have lost hope, and gains a surprising convert. SUPPORTING

CAPTAIN ELLER – Male, Caucasian, 30s – 50s. A horseback riding Confederate officer who stops the train to let the troops know that they are heading in the wrong direction. Comfort and competency with horseback riding required. SUPPORTING

If you are appropriate for this project, please select only ONE of two ways to submit:

Option 1: If you have an agent, your agent may submit you for this project through Breakdown Express and include your home base in the notes section.

Option 2: If you do not have an agent, follow the instructions below to fill out our online form.
Please fill in the form at the following link: JOSEPHINE Submission Form

Please send your headshot and resume in PDF format to ASAP (also copy the resume into the body of the email if possible, please do not worry about formatting).

Use the following SUBJECT HEADING for your submission (personalized to YOU):
For example:
John Smith, JUBAL HUBBARD, Josephine

If you are able to email your headshot & resume AND fill out this form successfully, your submission is considered complete.

We are accepting both direct submissions and agency submissions for this project as well as via Breakdown Express. Please submit only ONCE. Thanks so much for following our instructions! We will be having auditions by appointment ONLY. Submitting does not automatically get you an audition, but it does get you considered for one. We are only able to respond to those submissions we select for auditions, but we sincerely appreciate your interest!


RICHMOND – Self Determination! The Future Is Now! Event – 4/3-4/4

The Afrikana Independent Film Festival is excited to be a part of, Self Determination! The Future is Now! a part of the city wide festivities surrounding the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War and the liberation of enslaved Africans in America. Afrikana Independent Film Festival along with Elegba Folklore Society, Untold RVA, The Beloved Unseen, Drums No Guns, RISE UP RVA, Ashby Anderson, and many more are proud to present, Self Determination! The Future is Now! as a way of celebrating Richmond’s Journey and the contribution and sacrifices of our African Ancestors.

We invite you to join us on Fri., April 3rd and Sat., April 4th for a weekend full of music, dance, film, history, and elevation!

We’ll see you there and don’t forget to share!!!

For a full listing of the weekends events: and

For more about Afrikana Independent Film Festival:



CHARLOTTESVILLE – Casting for Short Film – May 23rd-25th

Arvold is seeking local actors of a variety of ages and ethnicities for a short film shooting in Charlottesville, Virginia from May 23rd to May 25th. This is a true passion project and actors local to Charlottesville (within 60 miles) are strongly encouraged to visit the following link for more details and submission instructions:

Thank you!
Arvold Casting


RICHMOND – The 22nd James River Film Festival – APRIL 9-12!

The 22nd Annual James River Film Festival is coming up! Thursday, April 9 – Sunday April 12 in Richmond, Virginia!

Since the beginning, the festival has featured experimental, independent, avant-garde, foreign, cult, and classic art house films and has brought more than 130 nationally and internationally known filmmakers, musicians, critics, educators and artists to Richmond to present and discuss their work. The festival is presented by the James River Film Society.

The festival will include several notable guests, including Ralph and Eddie Bakshi, Kevin Jerome Everson, Michael Pope, Jonathan Hancock, Stephen Ulrich and Big Lazy.

For the lineup and tickets, click below:


Washington DC_Videographer Gig_PAID

A videographer with own gear is needed to complete documentation of artist’s performance durational work. The Trip Wire Project 2014-15, involves shooting the artist as she knits military trip wire, while working in public spaces and in front of various recognizable locations, with audio of ambient noise and public interaction/discussion where possible.

Shooting dates are flexible and should involve a day and half to two days of shooting in and around the Washington, DC area for completion. Filming must be completed by April 30th. Raw footage needed; no editing. For a preview rough cut, see:

Contact: Michele Colburn,


The Film Festival @ Little Washington – APRIL 10-12!

The Film Festival at Little Washington is April 10-12 in Rappahannock County, Virginia!

WHAT IS IT? Three days of viewing, discussions, and learning about movies

WHERE IS IT? Rappahannock County, Virginia

WHEN? April 10-12, 2015

WHO?  Filmmakers who live in or who have made a film in or about Rappahannock County


  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday viewings of 13 dramatic, documentary, full-length and short films at the Theatre in Little Washington, often followed by discussions with the filmmakers
  • Saturday morning film class for County students selected by 4-H
  • Saturday afternoon showings of short films, works-in-progress and other projects at the RAAC Theater in Little Washington (Free)
  • Sunday morning Meet and Greet with filmmakers at Hopkins Ordinary in Sperryville, VA (Limited Seating)


COSTS: $30 for the weekend pass; $15 Saturday pass; $5 per film. Tickets on sale at v.

Go here for more program details!


Brought to you by the Rappahannock Association for the Arts and the Community


Charlottesville – The Virginia Film Festival Call for Entries!

Charlottesville, VA – March 26, 2015 – The Virginia Film Festival has announced the launch of its 2015 Call for Entries, inviting filmmakers from around the state, region, and throughout the world to submit feature films, documentaries, shorts, animation, and experimental works for consideration for the upcoming Festival. The 2015 Virginia Film Festival is scheduled for November 5-8 in Charlottesville.

The Virginia Film Festival is presented by the University of Virginia.

“As the Festival has continued to grow in stature, including a record-breaking 2014 that saw us break box office records by an astonishing 46%, we have increased our commitment to bringing in emerging filmmakers and sharing new voices and talents with our audience,” said Jody Kielbasa, Director of the VFF and Vice Provost for the Arts at the University of Virginia. “Our Call for Entries is a great way to cast this net even wider net for our Programmer Wesley Harris and myself to find and present exciting new work,” Kielbasa said. “We look forward to another outstanding crop of films and artists this year to add to a program that has earned an increasingly strong reputation each year for its quality and its depth.”

This year filmmakers can make their submissions online at Once again, The Virginia Film Festival is committed to fostering talented Virginia filmmakers, and Virginia residents and students at Virginia schools are eligible to have their entry fees waived. The fees for non-Virginia filmmakers submitting by the regular deadline of July 24 will be $35 for features and $15 for shorts. Those submitting by the extended deadline of August 21 may do so for $50 for features and $25 for shorts. The fee for students outside of Virginia to submit a film is $10.

The notification date for filmmakers will be September 25.

For complete submission guidelines visit