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 »


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, or web series.  Deadline for submission is… Read more »


The Virginia Production Alliance is launching a monthly screening of short films and table reads by Richmond-area filmmakers.   The RVA Filmmaker Showcase will have a five-month run beginning in September 2017, and will include filmmaker Q&A and a monthly audience award. Each recognized film will be featured on the VPA’s online film room, and… Read more »

Richmond – Acting for Film and Television Course – July 25

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, feature films,  and TV performance.… Read more »


THIS WEDNESDAY! VIRGINIA PRODUCTION ALLIANCE – ASK THE FILM OFFICE EVENT PRODUCTION INDUSTRY MIXER / MEET AND GREET If you’re ready to produce for Netflix, Amazon, the networks, or just have some fun with your fellow production professionals–you won’t want to miss the Virginia Production Alliance – Ask the Film Office event at 7 PM… Read more »


Late Registration Discount! Still pondering entering the 48? Now’s the time to go for it with just 5 days ’til Kickoff. And we’re offering a $15 discount off the Late Registration Fee. To take advantage of this discount, go to https://48hourfilm.com/richmond/registernow/discount and on the payment page, enter discount code: HFPALLLATE15. Kickoff is Friday! This Friday at… Read more »


The DC Black Film Festival kicks off August 17-19 at the Miracle Theater in Southeast Washington, D.C. We’re super excited to launch our first year, but we can’t be successful without your help! I hope that you will consider volunteering for this important event. We have a 1:1 work/watch program: for every volunteer shift you complete, you will receive… Read more »

FAIRFAX-Ask the VA Film Commissioner-FREE OR $5

VPA Presents: Ask the Virginia Film Commissioner! July 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm. This is your chance to meet Andy Edmunds, Director of the Virginia Film Office, and ask him that question that you’ve been burning to ask! Have questions on PSAs, Industrials and other topics of interest, this is a great opportunity! Come find… Read more »

LEESBURG/STERLING, VA-Performing Arts Summer Camp-$50 FOR EVERY REFERRAL (KIDS 7-14)

Moonlit Wings will give you $50 for each kid (age 7-14) you refer who registers for our newest Performing Arts Summer Camps in Leesburg and Sterling. Please share with a parent now!  When completing the online registration form, they can write your name for “How did you hear about us?” Then email us and we will send you… 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 »

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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »