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WASHINGTON DC – Global Impact Film Festival – Aug. 26-28

The second annual Global Impact Film Festival will be held at the Renaissance Marriott in downtown DC August 26-28. They are still seeking submissions of short documentary, narrative, and experimental films. The regular deadline ends today, with late entry July 30. For more information on the organization/festival/questions:  http://globalimpactfilmfest.org/ To submit: https://www.withoutabox.com/03film/03t_fin/03t_fin_fest_01over.php?festival_id=15022

RICHMOND – Virginia Production Alliance Meeting – TONIGHT! 6/28

The Richmond Virginia Production Alliance meeting is TONIGHT!   6:30-8:30 WCVE 23 Sesame Street Richmond, VA 23235 “Do you have questions about the production industry in Richmond? Here’s your chance to get into the mind of a Director of Photography or a Studio owner. Joining us for the panel will be Directors of Photography, Doug… Read more »

Falls Church – Non-Union Casting Call – Asian men and women – June 29 – Paid

Carlyn Davis Casting is looking for non-union talent to participate in a video & photo shoot. Auditions will be held in Falls Church, VA on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Shoot date will be July 8, 2016 in the DC Metro area. We are looking for the following types: Japanese, male and female, 25-55 years old… Read more »

Roanoke – Casting Notice – Shentel Commercial – PAID

Arvold Casting is searching for tech savvy teens and adults to appear in a commercial for Shentel. Real people and families, actors and models are welcome to submit! For more information and submission instructions, please see this link: http://arvold.com/arvoldcasting/casting-calls/shentel-commercial/

Norfolk – Experimental Film Virginia to host a launch party – June 25

Experimental Film Virginia will host a multimedia launch party this Saturday. For more information, go to http://pilotonline.com/entertainment/arts/experimental-film-virginia-to-host-a-launch-party-in-norfolk/article_faf7160b-f859-52d6-b1c0-3ace48a7e69b.html What: Experimental Film Virginia launch party When: 9 p.m. Saturday, June 25 Where: Work | Release, 759 Granby St., Norfolk.workreleasenorfolk.com. 757-962-2992. Admission: Free.www.experimentalfilmvirginia.com.

WASHINGTON DC – Director of Photography Needed – July 18-22 – PAID

DP needed to film for three days in DC during the week of July 18th-22nd. The DP should have his/her own HD camera, tripod and other necessary equipment. Please send rates and reel to CleverGretelProductions@Gmail.com with the email subject of Director of Photography.

RICHMOND – Actors Needed for Student Film – July 6,7,8 – PAID

Anne Chapman Casting & VCUarts Cinema are seeking 7 actors for A GOOD SOLDIER, a 35mm Non-Union short student film to be shot in the Greater Richmond Area July 6th, 7th & 8th, 2016.  Night shoots will be a part of this production. Shoot Dates: Wednesday, July 6th, Thursday, July 7th, Friday, July 8th, 2016… Read more »

Richmond & Hampton Roads – Your Screenplay Sucks! Seminar – July 9 & 10

Screenwriters! Final Draft and the VPA are bringing you “Your Screenplay Sucks!” an awesome event that brings WGA member, produced-scriptwriter, and published author William M. Akers to Virginia to speak about the essentials of screenwriting and how to make sure yours “doesn’t suck”. He presents insights and lessons learned having written for actors, producers, television… Read more »

NOVA/DC – Producing Master Class – Line Producing – Prep & Production – July 19

WIFV presents an insider’s look at the make-or-break moments in the careers of successful media producers. Inspired by the concept of the bestselling books, “Worst Case Scenarios Survival Guides,” each of the classes presents a panel of seasoned and expert producers. Panelists present real-world situations and provide strategies and solutions to what you may actually… Read more »

“Your Screenplay Sucks” Seminar – $15-$50 – July 9 & 10

We at Final Draft are pleased to sponsor “Your Screenplay Sucks” and welcome William M. Akers to this VPA event. Will is a lifetime member of WGA, a produced scriptwriter, a published author and a university teacher.  An abridged version of his European event, Will covers the essentials you need to know to make sure your screenplay doesn’t… Read more »


Do you have questions for some local, talented professionals of the  production industry in Richmond? Here’s your chance to get in to the minds and process of being a Director of Photography and a Studio owner. Joining us for the panel is Directors of Photography Doug Bischoff, Bill Ku, and Studio Owners Jake Pulliam and… Read more »

WASHINGTON DC- Screenwriters Roundtable: Marilyn Atlas- June 27 – $30 FEE

In this class, equally suitable for fiction writers, screenwriters, and TV writers, we will view and analyze various movie scenes and dissect them to see what makes the characters memorable. You will learn the power of subtext: how to embed details of motivation—thoughts, wants, goals, secrets, flaws, and delusions—into physical behavior, speech patterns, and specific… Read more »

MCLEAN, FALLS CHURCH, SPRINGFIELD – Performing Arts Classes – Summer 2016 – FEE

Introducing Weekly Classes directed by DC & NYC acting pros at three locations in NOVA. Alice & Mad Hatter’s Wonderland Adventure – ages 4-6 Action Spotlight – ages 7-11 Light’s Camera Action – ages 11-14 Advanced Acting – ages 14-17 Class meets once a week in the evening for 1-1.5 hours. Two summer semesters available,… Read more »

Submit to the Richmond Int’l Film Festival – Regular Deadline TODAY!

Richmond International Film Festival – Regular Deadline June 15th The next deadline for the Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) is June 15th. RIFF is an international 4-day festival held in Richmond, VA. Now one of the largest international competitive festivals in the mid-Atlantic, RIFF brings 120 film screenings and filmmakers to RVA for the premiere… Read more »

Northern Virginia & DC – Production Assistant Needed – June 26 – Paid

MillsOffice LLC needs a PA most of the day June 26 for shoots in DC & NVA.  PA will help on sets, load & unload gear & drive the DP during shooting.  Compensation to be negotiated.  If interested, send your qualifications to daniel@millsoffice.net by June 19.

Charlottesville – Albemarle Airport Commercial – PAID

Arvold Casting is searching for adults and children local to the Charlottesville area to appear in a commercial for the Charlottesville Albemarle Airport. Real people and families, actors and models are welcome to submit! For more information and submission instructions, please see this link: http://arvold.com/arvoldcasting/casting-calls/cho-commercial/

Richmond – Summer Film Series – June 24

Summer Film Series: Renaissance Perspective: Film Selections Inspired by Kehinde Wiley 1st in Series: Paris is Burning VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS | FRI, JUNE 24, 2016 | 6:30–8:30 pm Leslie Cheek Theater $8 (VMFA members $5) 804.340.1405 or www.VMFA.museum Paris is Burning (Dir Jennie Livingston; 1991; 71 min; Rated R for language, nudity, and… Read more »

Falls Church – Highly Organized Assistant Editor/Production Assistant/AP needed – Paid

Feature documentary film about Walmart’s labor movement, Dear Walmart, is looking for a highly organized, system builder to organize and prep footage, organize logs, transcribe footage (where needed) and overall help in preparation for scripting and editing. Ideal candidate is highly organized and has experience in organizing projects for scripting and editing. Project is edited… Read more »

Virginia-filmed “On The Wing” is available now on Amazon!

That’s right! The funny family film starring Corbin Bernsen and Oscar Winner Shirley Jones is now available to own or rent on Amazon or to stream immediately on Amazon Prime. Click here to watch it now! It’s the story of four teenagers out to stop two villains–the corrupt Senator Sally Atkinson and her comic sidekick… Read more »

CineSpace 2016 – Short Film Competition from NASA & HCAS

For the second year in a row, NASA and Houston Cinema Arts Society are inviting filmmakers around the world to participate in CineSpace, a short film competition that is inspired by, and utilizes actual NASA video footage. Eligible submissions include short video, film, and digital-media works of 10 minutes or less. CineSpace is seeking films from… Read more »

Richmond – Exclusive Premiere Screening of “TRI” – June 22

TRI – Exclusive Premiere Screening Event at Bow Tie Cinemas in Richmond, VA Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 7:00 PM Location: Bow Tie Cinemas Movieland at Boulevard Square 1301 North Blvd, Richmond, Virginia 23230 Tickets available here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/tri-exclusive-premiere-screening-event-at-bow-tie-cinemas-richmond-virginia-tickets-25960696141?aff=VPA Be a part of this exclusive premiere screening of “TRI” in Director Jai Jamison’s hometown of Richmond,… Read more »

VPA Events – June & July 2016

JUNE & JULY EVENTS, 2016 Thursday, June 16 7:00 – 9:00 Ask the Entertainment Lawyer Thundershot Studios Fairfax VA Tuesday, June 28 6:30 – 8:30 Richmond VPA General Meeting Directors of Photography Doug Bischoff, Bill Ku, and studio owners Jake Pulliam and Amanda Ricks. WCVE Saturday, July 9 9:30 – 6:30 Your Screenplay Sucks WHRO… Read more »

NORFOLK – Non-Union Casting Call for Commercial – PAID

Production company is seeking male models/actors for a men’s clothing commercial to be shot in Norfolk at the end of June. Applicants should be athletically built, age 35 or older and at least 5’10” tall, any ethnicity. Prior acting or modeling experience is not required. Please reply with your name, contact information, and at least… Read more »