Associations and Organizations

  • Oz Publications

    A film, video and entertainment Production Directory for the Mid-Atlantic region.

  • TIVA

    Television, Internet and Video Association of DC

  • Virginia Production Alliance

    Virginia Production Alliance providing leadership & opportunity for the future of Virginia’s Film & TV community. Inspire, advocate, collaborate.

  • Virginia Screenwriters Forum

    To bring writers together to share their love and knowledge of screenwriting by offering support and constructive feedback.

  • Women in Film & Video

    Dedicated to advancing the career development and achievement for professionals working in all areas of screen-based media and related disciplines.

History and Research

  • Library of Virginia

    A comprehensive archive of Virginia history, heritage, and learning.

  • Preservation Virginia (APVA)

    Dedicated to revitalizing Virginia's cultural, architectural and historic heritage for present and future generations.

  • Virginia Historical Society

    To collect, preserve, and interpret the Commonwealth's past for the enjoyment of present and future generations.

  • Virginia Civil War Trails

    The Civil War Trails program is dedicated to recording and marking Civil War sites in Virginia, Maryland, Tennessee, West Virginia and North Carolina.

Unions and Guilds

  • IATSE Local 487

    The craftspeople who work on the technical side of the Motion Pictures, Television Production and Broadcast Sports in Virginia.

  • SAG AFTRA Local

    Mid-Atlantic Local representing actors from Virginia, North Carolina, West Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC.

  • Teamsters

    Providing transportation services to film and television in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Virginia State Agencies

  • Child Labor - Theatrical Work Permit

    This form must be completed by guardians of minors appearing in Virginia films, television shows, plays or other theatrical projects. This must be submitted to the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry at least 5 days prior to filming.

  • Department of Labor & Industry

    Agency governing work issues in Virginia, including child labor law, OSHA, and Right to Work.

  • Department of Motor Vehicles

    Promoting security, safety and service through the administration of motor vehicle and tax-related laws.

  • Department of Taxation

    Public agency governing Virginia tax, and the Motion Picture Tax Credit Fund.

  • Employment Commission

    Agency which oversees Virginia employment issues, including work with military veterans and the unemployed.

  • National Weather Service - Wakefield, VA

    Provides current weather, forecasts, and watches, warnings and advisories.

  • State Corporation Commission (SCC)

    A Virginia (USA) regulatory agency whose authority that is the state's central filing office for corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability companies and Uniform Commercial Code liens.

  • Virginia.gov

    Virginia’s comprehensive travel website which includes information on accommodations, tourist attractions, maps, dining, cities and towns, events and statewide travel opportunities.

  • Virginia.org - Virginia Tourism Corporation

    Serving the interests of the economy of Virginia by supporting and expanding the Commonwealth’s domestic and international tourism and motion picture industries.

  • Virginia State Parks

    Virginia has 36 state parks featuring the widest possible range of unspoiled scenic beauty, history, outdoor recreation, cabins and camping.