• NOTE: If you are submitting a casting call, the Virginia Film Office only posts paid positions unless it is for a student film.

State Wide – Call for Entries for Virginia Film Festival – Nov 1-4 – Free & Fee

The Virginia Film Festival announced today that the 2018 VFF will take place from November 1-4

The 2018 Call for Entries is now OPEN! 

For complete submission guidelines, visit virginiafilmfestival.org/submit-a-film/

All questions should be submitted to vffsubmissions@virginia.edu


The Virginia Film Festival has also announced some exciting news for Virginia filmmakers with the debut of the Commonwealth Award, which will carry a cash prize of $1,000 for Best Virginia Feature Film and $500 for Best Virginia Short Film.

Also this year, for the first time, the VFF will be including virtual reality films in its Call for Entries. Narrative, non-fiction, experimental, and animated virtual reality projects will be considered. There is no minimum or maximum running time, and all accepted films will be showcased at the Festival’s Virtual Reality Lab, located on the Downtown Mall.