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

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 to pursing a successful career in entertainment


Diversity Panel:

Michelle Stafford – “Fitness & Health Expert”

Mary Thuell – “Legal Consultant Expert”

Florence King – “Credit Specialist Expert”


Artist Panel:

Tray Chaney – “Actor/Rapper”

Antwon Temoney –“Producer/Actor/Author”

Kyonte’- “R&B Singer/Producer”

Falani Spivey – “Producer/Director”


Keynote Speaker:

Charmel McMillan

Melvin Van Peebles – “Starving Artist Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient”


This is a free event; however, you must register to attend. There are only 120 seats available. Walk-ups will not be allowed to attend. To register, click here