Virginia – Virginia Screenwriting Competition Runs April 3 – May 29

The Virginia Screenwriting competition opens today, April 3, and will run through May 29. The competition is open to Virginia residents and students attending Virginia schools and started in 1988 to give Virginia screenwriters an opportunity to have their work evaluated. During the first round, judges will select one or two scripts to become finalists.… Read more »

Virginia – Virginia Is For Film Lovers Contest – Deadline May 29 – FREE

Almost 50 years ago, the iconic tourism slogan “Virginia is for Lovers” was born. An attempt at several versions was made, each pointing to different facets of the Commonwealth: lovers of history, beaches, and mountains. There’s so much to love about Virginia, it simply became “Virginia is for Lovers.” Now add to that music, film,… Read more »

DC – WIFV/Docs in Progress Documentary Roundtable – May 8 – Free/Fee

Interface Media Group: 1233 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036 Start: Monday, May 8, 2017 at 6:30 PM End: Monday, May 8, 2017 at 8:30 PM 6:30-7:00 pm: Informal Networking 7:00- 8:30 pm: Panel Discussion   Investigative documentary poses some of the greatest challenges of all of the forms of documentary.  It requires an extraordinary attention to analysis and… Read more »

Virginia Beach – Casting For Documentary Reenactment – Non Union – Paid – May

The Christian Broadcasting Network is casting for reenactments in a short biographical documentary.  The story is about a young man who had an abusive childhood and became an alcoholic and drug addict.  He came to Christ after being arrested for a DUI in 2009.   ROLES: David (Caucasian, 18-24, blonde or white hair) DATE: 1… Read more »

DC – Voiceover Workshops & Panel – April 28 – 30 – FEE

Come learn from top names in the voiceover industry with MdM Talent’s exclusive Voiceover Workshops and Industry Panel!  The three LA-based voiceover guest-artists are some of the most sought-after talent, teachers, and coaches in their industry: Debi Derryberry, Daniel Ross, and David Sobolov. They have voiced iconic roles such as JIMMY NEUTRON in “Jimmy Neutron:… Read more »

DC – Let’s Get Technical – May 3 – Fee

There are many facets to production and some get a lot of fan fare. Technical positions are important yet can get less “shine” and are often majority male. This program will discuss the various layers of technical positions and how women are making a space for themselves at the table. Moderated by #GalsNGears founder, Amy DeLouise,… 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! The… Read more »

Hampton Roads – Regent University Student Film Showcase – April 26 – Free

Join Regent University’s Department of Cinema-Television 30th Annual Student Film Showcase featuring the best student films of the year. The university’s students’ films have been recognized on the regional, national and international levels, winning over 425 awards. You’ll enjoy a showcase of student works that exemplify excellence in writing, producing, directing, editing and overall creative… Read more »

NOVA – Casting Call for Short Film – Paid – ASAP

Grade A Films is casting two actresses for its next short film production. Stork (2018) is one woman’s wild metaphorical journey inside her womb to meet her unborn child, five minutes before it is born. The film will commence as a creepy supernatural tale and will conclude with the woman on a hospital bed, cradling… Read more »

DC – Screening of Indivisible: Love Knows No Borders – May 6 – Fee

Saturday, May 6 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital – 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE Imagine growing up in the country you call home without legal status. Or not seeing your family for years because they were deported. Renata, Evelyn, and Antonio were young children when their parents brought them to… Read more »

Charlottesville – VFF at Violet Crown Screening I, Olga Hepnarová – April 25 – FEE

The VFF at Violet Crown Series continues on Tuesday, April 25 with a screening of I, Olga Hepnarová, the real-life story of a young, lesbian outsider whose mistreatment at the hands of her family and alienation from the world at large sends her over the edge of humanity and leads her to commit a horrendous crime at the age of… Read more »

Alexandria – NOVA VPA General Meeting & Lighting Demo – May 11 – Free/Fee

Join the Northern District of the Virginia Production Alliance on 5/11/17 for a networking social followed by special hands-on demos about new lighting choices available to filmmakers, both big and small. The event will be held at Barbizon Lighting in Alexandria, VA. Come meet your fellow VPA members and talk about what’s going on in… Read more »