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 »

Washington D.C. – Screenwriters Roundtable – June 26 – Free/Fee

This meeting will be a first five pages meeting! A call for entries will be announced to the listserv about a week before the event. If you wish to be added to the Screenwriters Roundtable listserv, please contact our office at membership@wifv.org. You do not have to be a writer, have a screenplay, or be… Read more »

Washington D.C. – The Business Side of Media Master Class: Business Plan – June 20 – Fee

WIFV is honored to bring the expertise of Linda Maslow to the benefit of WIFV Members in a three-part master class series – The Business Side of Media!  These workshops are equally valuable if you are starting a business with anticipated staff/ contractors or working as a freelancer. Please bring a business plan if you have one, or… Read more »

Washington D.C. – Spotlight on Screenwriters: Fix the Script! Format Matters! – June 15 – Fee

This workshop will focus on the proper way to format your script. Spotlight on Screenwriters Editor-in-Chief Monica Lee Bellais and Managing Editor Hillary Shea discuss this ins and outs of the filmmaking industry. If you have any specific questions about your screenplay or the Spotlight initiative, bring them to the meeting and Monica will address your… Read more »

DC – Spotlight on Screenwriters: Now What and Next Steps – May 31 – Fee

Interface Media Group 1233 20th Street, NW Washington, DC 20036 Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 6:30 pm – 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 created the Spotlight on… Read more »

Richmond – Basic On Camera Workshop – June 11, 18 and 25 – Fee

John Moon will be hosting a 3 evening 9-hour workshop will take place on Sundays, June 11, 18 and 25.   Geared primarily for stage actors with little or no film experience this workshop is designed to cover the basics of working on camera. All work is recorded so that you can learn to examine… Read more »

VA/MD- PRODUCTION ASSISTANT INTERNSHIP-PAID

Production Assistant wanted for part-time, paid internship at a small production company which is producing a weekly video podcast on finance, culture and politics.   Candidate must be dependable, professional and resourceful, and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. We’re looking for an enthusiastic personality, someone who is looking to learn new things, and… Read more »

FALLS CHURCH, VA – 2017 SUMMER INTERNSHIP- 5/30-9/1- NOT PAID

The Falls Church office of Carlyn Davis Casting is currently offering part time  internships for the 2017 Summer Semester. These internships are unpaid, but school credit and travel stipend is offered. You do not have to be a student to intern.   Carlyn Davis office hours are Monday-Friday, 9:15am to 5:30pm. The internship starts on… Read more »

DC-WIFV FINAL DRAFT 10 WORKSHOP 5/22-FREE/FEE

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 6:30 PM Take a deep dive into the advanced features of Final Draft 10!  Find out how to number scenes, track draft revisions through a production, and how  you can use Final Draft to help create a shooting schedule. From outline to production, ScriptNotes to SmartType, learn how to take… Read more »

ALEXANDRIA, VA – SCENE-1 ACTING WORKSHOP 6/3 – FEE

Actors:  Scene-1 in DC is excited to be hosting a workshop with Casting Director Donna McKenna.  Learn how to:  * think outside the box in the audition room,  * how to figure out more information about your character, * how to really challenge yourself as an actor. * Get one-on-one feedback and direction.   *… Read more »

Charlottesville – Demo Reel Class – May 20 – Paid

There are a  few seats left in this upcoming arvold. class led by Erica Arvold & Richard Warner:   reel review: an inside look at the actor’s performance demo reel   A polished, professional demo reel and performance clips are an essential part of the working actor’s toolkit. In this class, actors will discover what it takes to create a successful reel, one that not only highlights… Read more »

Williamsburg – Acting Workshop – May 20 – FEE

The Acting House is having a one day workshop from script to screen. Hosted by professionals who are in and know the industry from the inside.   Registration: May 20th 2017 Early Registration: $79 before the 12th, $99 after   1158 Professional Drive, Ste. N Williamsburg, VA 23185 Time: 11am – 1pm Register Now/Limited Space… Read more »

DC – WIFV Screenwriters Roundtable Meeting – May 22 – Free/Fee

Monday, May, 22, 2017  –  6:30 – 8:30 PM Interface Media Group 1233 20th Street NW Washington, DC 20036   HOW TO USE FINAL DRAFT 10 AS A PRODUCING TOOL If you are a writer who wants to produce or a producer looking to produce a film, or web series, you need to know how the… Read more »

NOVA/DC – Screening of Docu “Angkor Awakens” – May 8

The Wilson Center presents: From the team that created “They Call It Myanmar” — a New York Times Critics’ Pick and Roger Ebert’s top documentary of 2012 comes… “Angkor Awakens” a captivating portrait of Cambodia and its people. Monday, May 8, 2017 7:30-10:00 pm Landmark Theater, E Street Cinema 555 11th Street NW, Washington, D.C.… Read more »

Richmond – An Introduction to Voiceover Workshop – May 20 – Fee

Have you ever heard someone’s voice in a commercial or an animated show and thought “Hey! I could do that!“–but had no idea how to get started? In this information-packed four-hour workshop you will learn: What voiceover (VO) is The current state of the VO industry What you need to start your voice acting career Common VO… 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 »

RICHMOND – FILM MARKETING, DISTRIBUTION & FINANCE SYMPOSIUM – May 6 & 7

Independent filmmakers often find that it’s easier to shoot their films than to navigate the confusing world of film financing and distribution. Consequently, many good films never get made, and many that are made can’t find their audience. This two-day symposium will provide invaluable practical information about how to raise money, cultivate an audience and… Read more »

Richmond – Symposium on Film Marketing, Distribution & Finance – May 6 & 7 – Fee

Get answers! ·  What are the best ways to raise money for your film? ·  How can you cultivate an audience for your film before preproduction? ·  What are your options for distribution? ·  Can you… and should you “do it yourself?” The Virginia Film Office, the VPA and sponsors listed below are bringing together leading film industry… Read more »

Richmond – Introduction to Voiceover Workshop – Mar 25 – FEE

Dale Leopold will be teaching an “Introduction to Voiceover” workshop on Saturday, March 25th from 1:00 to 5:00 PM. The workshop will be held at “Suite!” (home of Anne Chapman Casting) in the Scott’s Addition neighborhood of Richmond. Among the subjects he will cover: What is Voiceover? (hint: it covers a lot more than you think!) The current state of the… Read more »

Washington DC – Docs in Progress – Feb 24 – Fee

Tonight (Friday, February 24), come join Docs In Progress to help workshop films on two hot topics. Your feedback will help your fellow filmmakers overcome creative blocks and get a new perspective on any challenges in structural or character development. This program is open both to filmmakers and film lovers! WHAT’S SCREENING? Girls Are Always… Read more »

Richmond – Liquid Talent Agency workshops – February – Fee

What an AMAZING lineup!  Look at how they plan to close out February at Liquid Talent! There is still space available in all classes! EQUESTRIAN WORKSHOP: Participants in their afternoon Equestrian Workshop this month will be getting PRESS COVERAGE. InFauquier Magazine and Fauquier Times, will be present to interview and photograph participants, and potentially a… Read more »