Meet the Virginia is For Film Lovers Challenge Jury!

Virginia Tourism and the Virginia Film Office have asked filmmakers to capture the glory which is Virginia in a short 30-90 second video for Audience Awards Virginia is for Film Lovers Challenge. The jury has been hand selected by Virginia Film Office and is made up of film industry writers, directors, and producers, all dedicated to… Read more »

Virginia – Virginia is For Lovers Short Film Competition – Deadline Extended to July 17

The Virginia Film Office and Virginia Tourism Corporation today announced that the deadline for their new contest, the Virginia Is For Film Lovers short film competition, has been extended to July 17th, 2017. The 30-90 second challenge, hosted by the Audience Awards platform, prompts film lovers and filmmakers to show what they love most about… Read more »

Herndon – Carlyn Davis Casting Seeking Talent for Industrial Shoot – July 11 or July 12 – PAID

Carlyn Davis Casting is looking for talent for an industrial shooting in Herndon, VA on July 11 or 12, 2017. There will be an audition, also in Herndon, on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Union and non-union talent may apply. They  are currently looking for the following types: Male, 30s, Non-Caucasian Male, 50s, African American Female,… Read more »

Richmond – Final Act Drama Acting for Film & TV Course Begins July 25 – Fee

Final Act Drama presents its Acting for Film and Television Course  This multi-week course starts July 25, 2017 Class sessions held at:  Community Idea Station Studios 23 Sesame Street Richmond, VA 23235 Tuesday’s 6:30 – 8:30pm     804-858-3446   Final Act Drama presents this 5-week acting course, designed to prepare an actor for commercials,… Read more »

DC – Spotlight on Screenwriters- Polishing Characters – July 20 – Fee

Interface Media Group – 1233 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036 Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM   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… Read more »

DC – Narrative Directors Roundtable – July 10 – Free/Fee

Interface Media Group 1233 20th Street, NW Washington, DC 20036 Monday, July 10, 2017 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM   The Narrative Directors Roundtables are open to the general public. They provide an opportunity for directors and those who are interested in working with directors to network and learn about strengthening their skills. Narrative… Read more »

DC – WIFV/Docs in Progress Documentary Roundtable – July 10 – Free/Fee

Interface Media Group – 1233 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036 Monday, July 10, 2017 at 6:30 PM –  9:00 PM   This program is a joint effort between Docs In Progress and Women in Film and Video-DC. Programs alternate between Docs In Progress in Silver Spring and Interface Media in Washington, DC. Roundtables at Docs… Read more »

Richmond – Independent Film Seeking Male and Female Talent – June 26 – Paid

Dreams Factory, is seeking actors and actresses to fill the following roles in their feature length independent film with working title “The Gift.” “The Gift” is a family-friendly movie about friendship, fostering artistic skills, and the love of music.   Male – Role of Franz Muller – Should be physically capable, able to move well… Read more »

DC – Carlyn Davis Casting Seeking Child Talent for Print Shoot – June 21 – PAID

Carlyn Davis Casting is looking for child talent for a print shoot in Washington, DC on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.  They are looking for the following types: Males & Females, any ethnicity, 10-14 years old. For consideration or for more information please email suzanne@carlyndaviscasting.com with your headshot and at least 2 current snapshots – at… Read more »

DC Area – PBS NewsHour Seeking Recent College Grads for Science & Social Media News Assistant – ASAP – PAID

Science & Social Media News Assistant Program ROLLING APPLICATION PROCESS — NO STRICT DEADLINE Program duration: 1 year Location: Arlington, Virginia   The Science & Social Media News Assistant program is designed to give recent college graduates practical experience in a digital newsroom setting. For this position, they are looking for creative thinkers with visionary… Read more »

DC Area – PBS NewsHour Seeking Politics Producer – ASAP – PAID

Producer, Politics Department: NewsHour Productions, LLC Supervisor:  Senior Producer, Politics Status: Full-Time, Exempt The Producer, Politics serves as an integral member of the PBS NewsHour politics unit, overseeing the production of video segments for use on-air and a variety of online content. RESPONSIBILITIES Conceiving, developing and executing field segments as well as studio discussion segments. Managing and planning… 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! Tuesday,… Read more »