D.C. – TIVA Peer Awards – Nov 11 – Tickets

TIVA Peer Awards  The TIVA-DC Peer Awards continue to celebrate local excellence in media and offer one of the most sought-after awards in our community. The 2017 Peer Awards Ceremony will be held at the Embassy of France on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at 6:30 pm. Visit tivadc.org/peerawards to purchase your ticket!   Ceremony Ticket… 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 – “Mercy Street” Auction – Nov 3-5

The “Mercy Street” Auction: Selling the props, furniture, and accessories from the hit PBS show The Community Idea Stations will be having a special auction of “Mercy Street” collectables! A warehouse full of items used for the production of the popular PBS series will be auctioned off to the public on November 3-5, including furniture, rugs,… Read more »

Call for entries: Environmental Film Festival – Nov. 1

Submissions for the 26th Annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (DCEFF) are now open! The 26th Annual DCEFF will take place March 15-25, 2018 at venues throughout the Washington, D.C. area. They welcome films on all topics related to the natural and built environment Submit HERE Regular Deadline: Nov 1 Late Deadline: Jan… Read more »

Richmond – AICP Show – Nov. 2 – Fee

2017 AICP Show AICP is a showcase of award-winning commercials from around the nation!  The AICP Show celebrates this year’s award-winning commercials nationwide. Judges select the year’s best commercials in 23 categories. The AICP show presents the best ads and tours throughout the country including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Dallas, & Miami. For the… 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 »

Virginia – Virginia Film Festival’s Adrenaline Film Project Application Deadline Extended – Oct. 5

The Virginia Film Festival’s ADRENALINE FILM PROJECT Twelve Filmmaking Teams Write – Cast – Shoot – Edit – Premiere …and compete for CASH PRIZES!! All in 72 hours DEADLINE EXTENDED!! Filmmakers have until MIDNIGHT this Thursday, October 5 to apply! Application here: virginiafilmfestival.org/adrenaline Now in its 14th year, the Adrenaline Film Project (AFP) is the… Read more »

Lynchburg, VA – Casting for Short Film – Nov 16-18 – Paid

Casting Call for VR Short Film Drug Awareness Virtual Reality Project   Production Company: Mesmeric Films Director: Jacob Messina Casting Director: Alex Miller Shoot Date: Two (2) days during the weekend of November 16-18. Shoot Location: Lynchburg, VA Compensation: $200-300/day for two (2) days Lodging will be provided, if needed, in Lynchburg, VA during filming.… Read more »

Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF)-Final Deadline-Sep. 30th

DEADLINE REMINDER 2018 RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (RIFF) – FINAL ENTRY DEADLINE:  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30th ·         Features:  $75 / Shorts:  $65 ·         Festival accepts: Films, screenplays, web series, music videos ·         Categories: All category types and genres welcome ·         Enter Today via: Film Freeway HERE (get a $5.00 discount using the Film Freeway promo code FinalRIFF18) or Withoutabox HERE – ABOUT RIFF – Festival… Read more »

D.C. – Nordic Film Week – Sept 27-30 – Tickets

DC’s Nordic Film Week: The five Nordic Embassies along with the Avalon Theatre have joined together to present Nordic Film Week, a selection of internationally acclaimed films from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, presented at locations around Washington, DC from September 27 – October 1. THE HAPPIEST DAY IN THE LIFE OF OLLI MÄKI (Hymyilevä mies)… Read more »

Richmond-VCUarts Cinema Screening-Oct. 1st-Free

VCUarts Cinema will be presenting their four 2017 Summer Intensive films:    El Oso, Care, It’s Quiet in Space, and Nate Loves Sarah   Please join them in watching the films, and the post-screening award ceremony, on October 1st, at The Byrd Theatre (2908 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221). Doors will open at 2pm and the films will start at 2:30.   This event… Read more »

Hampton-ASK IATSE-Oct. 3rd-$5 fee

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017 For everyone that works behind the camera! David M. O’Ferrall from IATSE Local 487 will be speaking at the next VPA Hampton Roads District meeting. Get all the answers to the questions you never even knew to ask. This is big. SAG Actor, Bob Shepherd (“Lincoln”, “Evan Almighty”, “Book of Ruth”)… Read more »

Charlottesville – Adrenaline Film Project – Sept. 29 – Fee & Prizes

The Virginia Film Festival’s ADRENALINE FILM PROJECT   Twelve Filmmaking Teams Write – Cast – Shoot – Edit – Premiere All in 72 hours Now in its 14th year, the Adrenaline Film Project (AFP) is the Virginia Film Festival’s 72-hour, highly-caffeinated and highly-popular guerrillafilmmaking competition in which 10-12 teams of filmmakers compete for cash prizes by writing, shooting, editing, and screening their own… Read more »


***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 »

Richmond – James River Filmmakers Forum – Oct 7 – $4 Tickets

The Autumn 2017 James River Filmmakers Forum   When: October 7th, 2017 8:00 PM Where: Visual Arts Center Dominion Room 1812 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23220 Tickets: $4 admission at the door, free popcorn & cash bar   Featuring the work of: Brian Boenau- Playthings, horror – 17 minutes Cameron Robinson- Safe On The Mountaintop, music… Read more »

Richmond – RVA Filmmakers Showcase – Sept. 24 – Fee

Support our local filmmakers! The RVA Filmmakers Showcase, sponsored by the Richmond District of the Virginia Production Alliance, premieres this Sunday, September 24 at 7 pm and will feature short films by area filmmakers. Richmond has a vibrant and exciting film community, and this showcase is an opportunity to see their work, followed by Q… Read more »


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. – Locavore Film Series – Sept. 13 & Oct. 11 – Tickets

Women in Film & Video and Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse Present the Locavore Film Series Locavore Film Series will showcase diverse films made in the DMV area. September 13, 7:30pm- Screening of WISH YOU WELL starring Academy Award winner, Ellen Burstyn. The film was shot completely on location in Virginia, produced by Virginia-based Life Out Loud Films, and by… Read more »