Washington DC/ Baltimore-Jan 16-Scholarship

The deadline to apply for the 2018 Docs In Progress Fellowship is midnight tonight (Tuesday, January 16). Now in its sixth year, this program provides up to ten documentary filmmakers from across the Washington DC/Baltimore Metro area a dedicated peer group and professional development opportunities, including a trip to the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival.… Read more »

Washington,D.C.-Animators Roundtable- Jan 16- FEE

Changing Behavior with Games Learn about historical and contemporary practices, the work coming out of the studio Lindsay directs, and the $350,000 / 3-year research in news and games the AU Game Lab produced. Professor Lindsay Grace will also talk about Cuba’s first independent game maker who won celebrity status in 2017 simply for being… Read more »

Statewide – “How Can You Help Virginia Film making?”

Tell Your Story to Virginia Lawmakers Every year we hold “Film Day” at the Virginia General Assembly building, but this year that structure is beginning a four-year renovation, and lawmakers’ offices have been moved to the Pocahontas Building, 900 East Main Street in Richmond. The temporary building isn’t large enough to accommodate public gatherings, so… Read more »

Northern VA – Improv & Frozen Inspired Acting Classes – 7 week Class – Fee

Improv and Frozen-Inspired acting classes begin soon for ages 4-14 in Northern Virginia. Classes will meet weekly at several locations in Fairfax County. Space is limited! 7-Week Sessions at: Sangster Elementary (Springfield) begins Tuesday Jan 9 Providence RECenter (Falls Church) begins Saturday Jan 13 Spring Hill RECenter (McLean) begins Thursday Jan 18 Waples Mill Elementary… Read more »

Washington, DC – Animators Roundtable – Nov. 16 – Fee

  Animators Roundtable: Interface Media Group Where: 1233 20th Street, NW Washington, DC 20036 When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM WIFV Members Free, Non-Members $10 Register Here Creating Visually Compelling Animation for Documentary Film Brian Monroe, 3D Animator at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, has extensive experience creating 2 & 3D animation… Read more »

Fairfax – George Mason University Seeking New Professor – Jan. 11 – paid

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Directing and Screenwriting Institution: George Mason University Location: Fairfax, VA Category: Faculty – Communications – Film and Video   Type: Full Time Department: College of Visual & Performing Arts (CVPA) Online App. Form: http://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/41670 Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Directing and Screenwriting The George Mason University Film and Video Studies (FAVS) program, within the College of Visual and… Read more »

NoVa – On screen acting workshop – Nov. 5 – Fee

Scene 1 welcomes back casting director Matthew Maisto. Currently working on the groundbreaking HBO series Insecure, Matthew also helped cast blockbusters like The Hobbit, The Wolf of Wall Street, and Foxcatcher.   In this workshop Matthew will cover on-camera audition techniques, creative thinking about scenes, and much more! Date & Time: Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:30… Read more »

NoVa DC – Broadway Bound – Nov 6-7 – Fee

Moonlit Wings Productions Presents: Broadway Bound Camp Performers dive into the Broadway biz with new performance challenges daily at Moonlit Wing’s Broadway Bound, a special two-day acting camp for all levels. This camp is also loaded with improvisation games, character creation and creative surprises from our DC and NYC professional teaching artists. Watch the Performing Arts Camp… Read more »

Richmond – Acting for Film and Television Course – Begins Nov 5 – $375

Final Act Drama presents: Acting for Film and Television Course Final Act Drama presents this 5-week acting course, designed to prepare an actor for commercials, feature films, and TV performance. Learn the fundamental acting skills like character development, improvisation, movement and speech dynamics. As an added bonus, students from this class also get represented by Final… Read more »

Richmond – Pocahontas Reframed: Native American Storytellers Film Festival – Nov 17-19 – Free

Pocahontas Reframed: Native American Storytellers Film Festival In its inaugural year, the Pocahontas Reframed: Native American Storytellers Film Festival will feature over a dozen critically-acclaimed films celebrating Native American culture. This exciting and interactive, three day event is FREE and will feature several special guests, including directors, comedians, musicians, dancers and live performances celebrating Native American… Read more »

Nationwide – Digital Bolex Grant for Women CInematographers – ongoing – $10,000 grant- Free Application

The Digital Bolex Grant for Women Cinematographers offers approximately $10,000 worth of gear and accessories loaned on a rolling basis to any narrative short, music video, or feature film project to be shot by a female cinematographer. Recipients of the grant receive a loaned camera package for up to 21 production days. Deadline: Ongoing Application Fee: Free… Read more »

NATIONWIDE – ROY W. DEAN FILM GRANT – DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 10/14 – WINNER RECEIVES $3,000!

***Deadline EXTENDED to 10/14/17 (Due to natural disasters) Applications are now being accepted for the fall Roy W. Dean Film Grant.   Winner receives $3,000 cash, $30,000 in film services to shoot and finish their project, including a film score!  Grant seeks films that are unique and contribute to society.  Projects can be documentaries, short films, features,… Read more »

FAIRFAX-ASK AN ENTERTAINMENT LAWYER-SEP. 28th-$5 Fee

PRODUCTION INDUSTRY MIXER / MEET AND GREET THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 Virginia Production Alliance – ASK AN ENTERTAINMENT LAWYER EVENT   Content creation can be a legal minefield. Get candid answers to YOUR QUESTIONS about the entertainment business and the law at 7 PM on September 28th at ThunderShot Studios (Directions Link) in Fairfax, Virginia… Read more »

Richmond-Voice Acting Course-Sept. 26-Tuition/Fees Required

5 Week Voice Acting Course. Technical hands on training Each student will record their final project in one of the top recording studios in Virginia! Learn the right voice technique for the right project! Learn what equipment you need to get started! Record your project with a professional sound engineer! Learn genres like:  Radio, Audio Books, Documentaries,… Read more »

D.C. – ScriptDC Conference – Nov 17-19 – Fee

ScriptDC Conference ScriptDC supports the work of directors, producers, actors, and writers with seminars that provide access to talented media professionals willing to share their expertise.  This year five master classes, critiques, and workshops will allow you to focus on what you want to accomplish creatively this year!   November 17-19 American University School of… Read more »

Washington, DC – GWU Accepting Applications for 2018 Institute for Documentary Filmmaking

The Institute for Documentary Filmmaking is an advanced, six-month, nine-credit program that leads to a Graduate Certificate in Documentary Filmmaking.
 It is held annually between January and June at George Washington University and has been named one of the top ten documentary film programs in the nation. The 2018 Institute begins January 16 and goes… Read more »