Richmond – VPA’s RVA Filmmakers Showcase Call for Entries – Sept 8

  VIRGINIA PRODUCTION ALLIANCE RICHMOND DISTRICT RVA Filmmakers Showcase Call for Entries Deadline September 8, 2017   The Richmond District of the Virginia Production Alliance is launching the RVA Filmmakers Showcase to provide an opportunity for filmmakers from Central Virginia to experience their work in a theater in front of a live audience.  The monthly… Read more »

DC- Realscreen Summit – January 28-31 – Fee

The Realscreen Summit is the definitive global market and conference for the business of unscripted and non-fiction entertainment, and a must attend event for content creators, distributors, agents, commissioners and multi-platform broadcasters of unscripted and factual entertainment programming. Now in its 20th year, the mandate of the Realscreen Summit is to foster business collaborations through… Read more »

Richmond – RVA Filmmakers Showcase Call for Entries

The Richmond District of the Virginia Production Alliance is launching the RVA Filmmakers Showcase for filmmakers from Central Virginia. The monthly showcase (September-January) will feature screenings, filmmaker Q&A sessions, table reads and audience awards. Experience your film or screenplay in a theater in front of a live audience. How to Enter Please submit your short film or 10… Read more »

DC-ARLINGTON-RVA-STAFF ME UP PRODUCTION JOB OPPORTUNITIES-8/17,8/18,8/19,8/20-PAID

Production Assistant RICHMOND, VA REALITY/DOC (TV) STARTS AUG 17 FOR 2 DAY(S) RATE: Full Rate TRAVEL DETAILS: Applicant must be local to the city listed on the job Looking for a STRONG production assistant to join our team for our shoots. Must be self sufficient, have a good work ethic and have a great attitude. Looking for… 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 »

DC – Journey Through Anime: Screening Celebrating 100 Years – Aug 25 – Free

2017 marks the 100-year anniversary of Japanese animation. In celebration, the JICC is presenting a retrospective of animated films featuring representative works from each decade beginning in the 1950’s!  This screening will feature two of the first recognized female animators in Japan’s modern animation history. From the legendary Toei Animation studio comes the first full-length… Read more »

Homeland Casting Memo

August 8, 2017 TO: Richmond, VA Acting Community and Surrounding Areas FROM: The Casting Office of Homeland Season 7 (Regional Casting) RE: Submission Policy for Principal Casting, Homeland Season 7 ATTN: VA Film Office Jen Ingulli, CSA and Matthew Sefick, CSA congratulate Richmond, VA on being chosen to host filming of the Emmy Award-winning television… Read more »

Virginia – Acclaimed Environmental Docu ‘What Lies Upstream’ Screening in Select VA Theaters- August

“What Lies Upstream” is a critically-acclaimed film about the water crisis in WV and in Flint MI.  Virginia native Vincent Sweeney shot this doc. with producer Cullen Hoback.  The project is beginning its Virginia theater tour after having shown at festivals nationwide. The team behind the project is currently performing water and soil testing in… Read more »

Washington, DC – Double Exposure Film Festival – Oct 19-22 – Tickets

A project of the nonprofit news organization 100Reporters, the Double Exposure Film Festival showcases the best new, unreleased films inspired by the investigative instinct. It pairs film screenings with a concurrent symposium for journalists and filmmakers to hear from leaders in their fields and connect with the producers, editors, and experts who can advance their… Read more »

Maryland Film Festival Now Accepting Submissions – Deadline Dec. 29 – Fee

The 20th annual Maryland Film Festival is looking for all types of film and video work of exceptional quality: feature length and shorts; narratives and documentaries; domestic and foreign; genre work and the unclassifiable; and while it is a general-interest festival, it does frequently program animation, experimental, and underground content. Unique voices and viewpoints are… Read more »

Central Virginia – Virginia Tourism Commercial Extras Needed! – Aug 8

Volunteer opportunity for Virginia Tourism shoot next Tuesday August 8th. We are looking to find & secure EXTRAS for a music festival scene. We have a free t-shirt, pizza and king of pops to offer everyone. It will be a lot of fun and a great experience for any interested in film/commercials.  We need 100… Read more »

Washington, DC – New “Meet the Press” Film Festival Now Accepting Submissions – Fee

NBC News’ MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD will hit the big screen for the first time this fall, joining forces with The American Film Institute for an innovative documentary film festival premiere featuring must-watch untold stories of American politics. The first-ever Meet the Press Film Festival in Collaboration With AFI will be held in… Read more »

Falls Church, VA/D.C.-CASTING CALL-8/3,8/4-paid

I am casting several non-union actors for a series of regulatory association industrials. Male and female, all ethnicities, age range 25-55, and able to project a professional demeanor. Actors will be portraying senior level executives and other professionals. Experience with teleprompter and/or ear prompter helpful. Auditions will be conducted Thursday August 3rd and Friday August… Read more »

Hampton Roads – 48 Hour Film Project – Aug 4th – 6th

There is still time to register a team for the Hampton Roads 48 Hour Film Project! Filmmaking weekend is Friday, August 4th thru Sunday, August 6th. Screenings are: Tues., August 15th, 8:00pm – Screening Group A Thurs., August 17th, 8:00pm – Screening Group B Sat., August 19th, 4:30pm – Best Of Screening / Awards Ceremony Sat., August 19th, 7:00pm – Wrap… Read more »

Richmond – James River Short Films Open for Submissions – Deadline Aug 15

James River Short Films – Accepting Submissions! Virginia’s oldest juried film competition, since 1994, is now accepting submissions. Deadline: August 15, 2017 $2,000 in prizes The films will be screened and awards presented October 20, 2017 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, VA Entry details and more can be found at www.jamesriverfilm.org 

ROY W. DEAN FILM GRANT-DEADLINE 9/30-WINNER RECEIVES $3,000!

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 »

charlottesville-casting call *lead actor* feature film-9/4-9/29-pay tbd

Victoria Chapa is casting for the feature film, Bentley’s Will, which is being produced and directed by Zachary Parks Grigg.  The film focuses on a mother who is forced to confront a strained relationship with her son who has returned home after college.   SEEKING:   LEAD ACTOR:  Age Range 22-30, All Ethnicities, Non-Union WHEN:  Roughly… Read more »

RICHMOND-VPA PRESENTS THE RVA FILMMAKER SHOWCASE-SEPT THROUGH JANUARY-NO FEE

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, VA-NEW PROJECT SEEKING TALENT-8/8-PAID

NEW PROJECT JUST IN! RICHMOND VA! Filming August 8th (rain date August 9th). Rate is $150 for the project. Here is what we seek:   TALENT:  All ethnicities, all looks, ages 20-32.   DOG: Medium or large sized, expressive face, must be able to tolerate wearing a shirt, sit for long periods of time and… Read more »

D.C.-PA/UTILITY WORKER NEEDED-7/27 THROUGH 7/28-PAID

Hello All,   We have a most excellent client coming to DC to film and we need to add a PA/Utility person for an airport pickup (National on 7/27) and take them into the city to unload, etc and then a filming day either near Dupont Circle or Adams Morgan on the 28th   Unless… Read more »

FALLS CHURCH, VA-NON-UNION FEMALE TALENT-7/31-PAID

I am casting for a product informational video and seeking non-union female talent, any ethnicity, age range 25-35, with teleprompter experience. Talent MUST be able to provide a link to an online demo reel or links to work examples. NO submission will be considered without this. Shoot takes place on Monday, July 31st in Falls… 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 »

Richmond – Yves Saint Laurent: His Life and Times Screening @ VMFA – July 23 FREE

Yves Saint Laurent: His Life and Times (2004; 77 min; In French with English subtitles) Sunday, July 23 | 1:00pm–2:45pm | Leslie Cheek Theater   Introduced by Barry Shifman, VMFA’s Sydney and Frances Lewis Family Curator of Decorative Arts from 1890 to the Present FREE, tickets required; 804.340.1405 or www.VMFA.museum A fully realized portrait of… Read more »

HAMPTON ROADS, VA- MURDER MYSTERY TALENT SEARCH-7/26-7/29-PAID

MURDER MYSTERY! Liquid is casting for a new “murder mystery” project that is part of a campaign partnership with the Oxygen Network and Grow in Norfolk.  This will launch as a Facebook Live campaign and will be a very unique opportunity. Talent MUST be available on 7/26, 7/27, AND 7/28 in the Hampton Roads area.… Read more »