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Summer 2016 Worldwide Grant Opportunities

Have you been meaning to get started on financing your next film? Now there’s no excuse! If you’re just starting out, make sure to apply for grants that really fit your film. Applied before? As filmmakers who have been successfully funded can tell you, sometimes it takes multiple applications and some persistence. Of course, use… Read more »

Roanoke – Non-speaking role – paid

Nonspeaking role for up to 6 actors/actresses, open to all ages/races. Pays $100, buyout of rights. Should take no longer than two hours to shoot, locations currently being finalized. All adult actors/ages considered (should be of an age to where it is believable that you are a homeowner). Email your headshot and experience to todd@visitaccess.com.… Read more »

Richmond – 48 Hour Film Project Coming Up!

Register your team NOW for the 48 Hour Film Project, the largest filmmaking competition in the world.   Calling All Filmmakers, Actors and Crew!   Whether you’re on a team, or looking for a team, come to our Happy Hour and meet the participants and organizers of this year’s 48HFP!   What: A fun networking… Read more »

Norfolk – Casting Background Actors for ‘Public Affairs’ – Immediately

PUBLIC AFFAIRS FEATURE FILM EXTRAS/STAND IN NOTICE   We need TWO STAND IN’s to work duration of film White Male 6’1-6’3″ darker short hair slender to medium build Pay scale is $8.00 an hour Needed EVERY DAY June 12th to July 10th work days will be Sunday to Thursday (with the exception of 4th july… Read more »

WASHINGTON D.C. – SAG Casting Call for Demo Spot female – June 17 – PAID

Carlyn Davis Casting is looking for talent for a SAG demo spot. Auditions will be held on either Tuesday, June 14 or Wednesday, June 15, 2016 in Falls Church, VA. Tentative shoot date is Friday, June 17, 2016 in the DC Metro area. We are looking for a Caucasian female, mid to late 50s, blonde… Read more »

WASHINGTON D.C. – AFI Docs Filmmaker Forum- June 23-26

Over four days, the American Film Institute will present a variety of development and networking events for filmmakers and industry professionals at the 2016 AFI DOCS Filmmaker Forum. Each day, the Forum will explore a unique topic through keynote presentations, conversations, panel discussions and micro-meetings. Open to Priority and Industry passholders as well as festival… Read more »

WASHINGTON D.C. – The Huffington Post seeks a Freelance Associate Producer – PAID

The Huffington Post seeks a Freelance Associate Producer / creating engaging social video and visual content. Job Description: The Huffington Post seeks a Freelance Associate Producer with a passion for creating engaging social video and visual content. The ideal candidate will work closely with the HuffPost Politics team to produce interviews with newsmakers and help… Read more »

Richmond – 48 Hour Film Project – July 15

Get in on the Action Ready to flex those filmmaking muscles and show the world what you can do in a single weekend? Here’s some ways you can get involved with the Richmond 48HFP this year… Register your very own team: http://www.48hourfilm.com/richmond/registernow/ Volunteer to participate on team – we’ll let the team leaders know you’re… Read more »

Fairfax – Entertainment Attorney Kirk Schroder Answers Your Legal Questions – June 16!

TIVA & Virginia Production Alliance Entertainment Law Event.   June 16th, 2016  7 PM to 9 PM Thundershot Studios, 9425-B Mathy Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031   By popular demand TIVA and the Virginia Production Alliance are proud to present a joint Entertainment Law presentation by a popular internationally known legal expert covering production, film, entertainment, and… Read more »

McLean – Production Assistant for Interactive Museum Project Needed – ASAP

Cortina Productions in McLean, VA designs and produces award-winning multimedia experiences for museums. From multi-user interactives to 4D theaters, we stay on the forefront of technology to develop innovative avenues for expression. We are currently seeking a Production Assistant for immediate hire.  Minimum of 2 years of experience in video, audio and/or interactive media production… Read more »

One-Day Actor’s Intensive with Sheri Lahris

It’s Not Too Late to Register! NEXT WEEKEND One-Day Actor’s Intensive with Sheri Lahris ONLY $85  Learn what it takes to break into the business!!! Sheri’s Workshop is for all ages: This class consist of fun ways to hone your skills, and gain confidence as well as making long lasting connections. Sheri has served as an on-set… Read more »

Richmond, VA – Casting for Theatrical Production – Paid

*THEATRICAL AUDITION NOTICE* Richmond Casting Call for Actors Date: Tues, June 14, 2016 Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm Location: Blackwell Community Center Street: 300 E. 15th Street, Richmond, VA Union: Non-Union THAT COLOR BLIND KIND OF LOVE Written by Rebekah L. Pierce Directed by Shanea L. Taylor Twyla and Sampson are kindred spirits that have loved… Read more »

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS – Advance Screening Opportunity!

Women in Film & Video members have been invited to an advanced screening of FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS next Wednesday at the Landmark E St. Cinema. If you are interested in attending the screening, please click here to download your passes. Wednesday, June 15, 2016 7 PM Landmark E Street Cinema 555 11th St NW Washington,… Read more »

DC/VA AREA – LOCATIONS NEEDED – June 12th – PAID

31:30 Productions is filming this Sunday, June 12, 12-6pm  Any type of location needed that would be ok with people fighting on camera: hideouts/lairs/homes/office buildings/daredevil type hallways, etc! If interested, email deadlydymes.sophia@gmail.com ASAP with photos of your location. Pays $150/day flat.

Richmond – FREE Screening of HBO Documentary “The Loving Story” – June 12

Free Screening of Award-Winning HBO Documentary “The Loving Story” in Honor of ‘Loving Day’ ~At the historic Byrd Theatre~   RICHMOND – The Virginia Film Office will host a free screening of the award-winning HBO documentary The Loving Story on Sunday, June 12 at 4:30 pm at the Byrd Theatre. The screening lands on the… Read more »

Petersburg – Casting Actress for Creature Suit – ASAP

AUDITIONS A Tall (5’10 or taller) athletic woman is needed  for a female “creature” role in an Independent  Sci-Fi/Horror short film that will be shot in Petersburg VA  and can be described as “Enough/Precious” meets “The Hulk”.  The director/prosthetic make-up artist will customize the creature suit for the prospective actress.  Requirements for the role include… Read more »

Washington D.C. – Casting Call for Web Industrial – June 3rd

Carlyn Davis Casting is looking for union and non-union talent for a web industrial shooting in the Washington, DC metro area on June 8, 2016. We are currently looking for the following type: Men and women, any ethnicity, 70+ years old. This is a speaking role. For consideration, please email suzanne@carlyndaviscasting.com with headshot (if you… Read more »

STATEWIDE – VHSL Film Festival June 3 & 4

  High school filmmakers from 42 schools across the Commonwealth submitted 93 films to the 2nd Annual Virginia High School League Film Festival state championship, and 36 films have been designated Official Selections. These films will be honored this weekend with a screening at the festival, which will be held at Virginia Commonwealth University Academic… Read more »

RICHMOND – Production Assistants Needed – June 3rd and 4th – Paid

ONE production assistant needed Friday, June 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. TWO production assistants needed Saturday, June 4 from 9:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. Must possess the following characteristics: * Solutions-oriented – can figure things out on own, but knows when to ask for help. * Punctuality – If you’re early, you’re on… Read more »

VIRGINIA BEACH – Casting Call – June 9th or 16th – PAID

The Christian Broadcasting Network/Orphan’s Promise is casting for actress to play emotional angst of a sex trade worker. Filming June 9 or June 16 evening/night Female – age approx 16-20 Thin frame, fair skin, dark brown or black hair half day, paid, non-union Please submit head shot and resume to Shirl.catindig@cbn.org Thank you

Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival

The 18th Annual Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival is now announcing:  Don’t forget to get your project in now!  June 3rd is the last day for Regular Rates for Films.  Starting June 4th Late entry fees will apply until the final deadline of August 1st.  Last year’s Festival was very competitive, but there’s still… Read more »

RICHMOND – Casting Short Student Film Auditions – June 6th & June 7th – PAID

Anne Chapman Casting & VCUarts Cinema are seeking 7 actors for MEAT LOVERS, a 35mm Non-Union short student film. MEAT LOVERS Production Company: Executive Producer:  Kirk Kjeldsen & Arthur Eng Director:  Victoria Maxwell Producer:  Monica Woolsey Writer:  Maura Mazurowski Casting Director:  Anne Chapman Casting Associate:  Sewell Brewer & Jeremy Brown Shoot Dates: 3 days the… Read more »

Washington D.C. – Multimedia Associate Position Available – PAID

The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and invigorate civic life. We are an independent nonprofit organization – the sole beneficiary of seven individual trusts established between 1948 and 1979 by two… Read more »