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 »

DC – Voiceover Workshops & Panel – April 28 – 30 – FEE

Come learn from top names in the voiceover industry with MdM Talent’s exclusive Voiceover Workshops and Industry Panel!  The three LA-based voiceover guest-artists are some of the most sought-after talent, teachers, and coaches in their industry: Debi Derryberry, Daniel Ross, and David Sobolov. They have voiced iconic roles such as JIMMY NEUTRON in “Jimmy Neutron:… Read more »

DC – Let’s Get Technical – May 3 – Fee

There are many facets to production and some get a lot of fan fare. Technical positions are important yet can get less “shine” and are often majority male. This program will discuss the various layers of technical positions and how women are making a space for themselves at the table. Moderated by #GalsNGears founder, Amy DeLouise,… Read more »

Coming up this week

Virginia is for Film Lovers, and it is filled with educational and job opportunities for actors and crew members, screenings and film festivals, and film related events: networking and career development opportunities, seminars, classes, and workshops. The Virginia Film Office’s weekly update brings you a summary of the events of the week, don’t miss out! The… Read more »

Hampton Roads – Regent University Student Film Showcase – April 26 – Free

Join Regent University’s Department of Cinema-Television 30th Annual Student Film Showcase featuring the best student films of the year. The university’s students’ films have been recognized on the regional, national and international levels, winning over 425 awards. You’ll enjoy a showcase of student works that exemplify excellence in writing, producing, directing, editing and overall creative… Read more »

DC – Screening of Indivisible: Love Knows No Borders – May 6 – Fee

Saturday, May 6 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital – 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE Imagine growing up in the country you call home without legal status. Or not seeing your family for years because they were deported. Renata, Evelyn, and Antonio were young children when their parents brought them to… Read more »

Charlottesville – VFF at Violet Crown Screening I, Olga Hepnarová – April 25 – FEE

The VFF at Violet Crown Series continues on Tuesday, April 25 with a screening of I, Olga Hepnarová, the real-life story of a young, lesbian outsider whose mistreatment at the hands of her family and alienation from the world at large sends her over the edge of humanity and leads her to commit a horrendous crime at the age of… Read more »

Alexandria – NOVA VPA General Meeting & Lighting Demo – May 11 – Free/Fee

Join the Northern District of the Virginia Production Alliance on 5/11/17 for a networking social followed by special hands-on demos about new lighting choices available to filmmakers, both big and small. The event will be held at Barbizon Lighting in Alexandria, VA. Come meet your fellow VPA members and talk about what’s going on in… Read more »

Richmond – Thesis Pieces: A Screening with Meaning Film Show – Friday May 12 – Free

Join these talented filmmakers at the premiere for their senior projects.  The VCU film graduating class of 2017 is proud to present their ‘thesis pieces.’ The screening is free, but tickets will be made available soon as seating is limited.     Friday, May 12 at 12 PM – 3:30 PM The Grace Street Theater… Read more »

DC – Animation Roundtable – April 25 – Free/Fee

When: April 25 – 6:30-8:30 pm Where: The Duke and The Duck 1342 Florida Ave NW Third Floor Washington, DC 20009 What do you get when you combine hand-drawn animation with original choreography to tell an important story? Something like this Anti-Bullying PSA recently released by the National Academies of Science and produced by The Duke &… Read more »

VA Beach – Become a part of the audience for a live sitcom – TODAY – FREE

Regent University’s School of Communication & the Arts will be putting on a production entitled: Coopersville P.D., a buddy cop, live sitcom. They would love to invite you to be a part of the experience as a member of their audience during this live taping! “Be an audience member for a sitcom recording! A big city cop trades in… Read more »

DC – Filmfest DC – April 20 – April 30 – Fee

April 20-30, Filmfest DC returns for the 31st year with films from 45 countries for 11 days of cinema discovery. There’s something for everyone, with lighthearted comedies, on the edge of your seat thrillers, musical marvels and even a new section, Division and Debate, dedicated to films covering today’s contentious political issues. In additional to… Read more »

Coming up this week

Virginia is for Film Lovers, and it is filled with educational and job opportunities for actors and crew members, screenings and film festivals, and film related events: networking and career development opportunities, seminars, classes, and workshops. The Virginia Film Office’s weekly update brings you a summary of the events of the week, don’t miss out! The… Read more »

DC – Environmental Film Screening – April 19 – Free

In celebration of Earth Day, Stone Soup Films is hosting a screening focused on environmental preservation to raise awareness about environmental quality protection and beautification efforts in the local nonprofit community and connect residents to local volunteer opportunities. Join them on Wednesday, April 19 at E Street Cinema (555 11th st NW) from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.… Read more »

DC – Washington Jewish Film Festival – May 17-28 – Fee

May 17-28th, the 27th annual Washington Jewish Film Festival returns to DC. One of the largest and most respected Jewish film festivals in North America, the Washington Jewish Film Festival is an international exhibition of cinema that celebrates the diversity of Jewish history, culture and experience through the moving image. For more information, a list… Read more »

DC – Spotlight on Screenwriters Workshop – April 20 – Fee

When: Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 6:30 PM Where: Interface Media Group – 1233 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036 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 Screenwriters initiative,… 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 »

DC – Black Cinema House Screening – April 13 – Free

Black Cinema House is a project of the Rebuild Foundation, an organization founded and led by artist Theaster Gates that collaborates to extend the social engagement of Gates’s studio practice to the South Side of Chicago and beyond. In honor of the In the Tower exhibition Theaster Gates: The Minor Arts, the National Gallery of Art has partnered with Black… Read more »

DC – Starving Artist Symposium – April 22 – Free

DATE & TIME: April 22, 2017, 10 am – 3 pm LOCATION:    DC Arts & Humanities, 200 I Street SE, Washington DC  20003 Hosted by Stacia D Wright   The purpose of this event is to empower artists with information to establish a successful career outside of the mainstream entertainment industry. Learn a more balanced approach… Read more »

Coming up this week

Virginia is for Film Lovers, and it is filled with educational and job opportunities for actors and crew members, screenings and film festivals, and film related events: networking and career development opportunities, seminars, classes, and workshops. The Virginia Film Office’s weekly update brings you a summary of the events of the week, don’t miss out! The… Read more »

Charlottesville – Actor Demo Reel Class – May 20 – FEE

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 their unique talent, but engages the agent, casting… Read more »

DC – Series on History of Spanish Animation – April 1-22 – Free

The National Gallery of Art and Embassy of Spain are collaborating on presenting a series on the history of Spanish called “From Doodles to Pixels: A Century of Spanish Animation”, which will run through April 22nd.  The Series has been curated by Carolina López, curator and director of the Xcèntric at the CCCB and she will… Read more »

COMING UP THIS WEEK

Virginia is for Film Lovers, and it is filled with educational and job opportunities for actors and crew members, screenings and film festivals, and film related events: networking and career development opportunities, seminars, classes, and workshops. The Virginia Film Office’s weekly update brings you a summary of the events of the week, don’t miss out! The… Read more »

Richmond – Screening of OJ: Made In America – 4/15 & 4/22 – Free

VCU will be hosting a two day screening of the 2017 Oscar winning screening O.J.: Made in America at the Grace Street Theater. The 5 part documentary shines a light on the OJ Simpson trial, which has come to be known as the trial of the century: The People of the State of California v. Orenthal… Read more »