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Virginia – Registration open for Moonlit Wings Acting Camps – Spring and Summer – FEE

Registration now OPEN for acting CAMPS this Spring & Summer, plus classes. Springfield • Falls Church • McLean • Herndon • Great Falls Classes for ages 4 to 17, by age group. Camps for ages 7-14, all levels welcome. Too old for camp? Ages 14-17 click here for Teens Behind-the-Scenes program.  

Richmond – Bijou Events – Feb. 8-11 – FREE / FEE

Happenings at the Bijou, Feb. 6-11 There are several exciting events at the Bijou this week. On Wednesday, February 8 at 7:00 p.m. the VCU Common Book and VCU Department of Sociology are sponsoring a free screening of the award-winning documentary THE PRISON IN TWELVE LANDSCAPES, followed by a Q&A and community conversation with the director,… Read more »

Virginia – Virginia Is For Film Lovers Contest – Deadline July 17- FREE

Almost 50 years ago, the iconic tourism slogan “Virginia is for Lovers” was born. An attempt at several versions was made, each pointing to different facets of the Commonwealth: lovers of history, beaches, and mountains. There’s so much to love about Virginia, it simply became “Virginia is for Lovers.” Now add to that music, film,… Read more »

COMING UP THIS WEEK

Virginia is for Film Lovers, and it is filled with educational and job opportunities for actors and crew members, screenings and film festivals, and film related events: networking and career development opportunities, seminars, classes, and workshops. The Virginia Film Office’s weekly update brings you a summary of the events of the week, don’t miss out! Tuesday… Read more »

Washington, DC. / Maryland area – Casting for the short film “The Tracker” – April – PAID

Casting for the short film “The Tracker”. Producer plans to produce under the SAG short film agreement. The role will film for one day  early April in the Washington, DC, / Maryland area. Both union and non-union are welcome to submit. Looking for the following role: MARK– White male in early to mid 30s. Attractive,… Read more »

Maryland/DC – Docs in Progress is hiring teaching artists – Deadline Feb 17 & 24 – Paid

Docs in Progress is currently seeking contract teaching artists for upcoming programs, including their Spring 2017 Intro to Documentary Production Workshop (Spring 2017) and their Summer 2017 Youth Documentary Filmmaking Camp. More information on applying to teach Intro to Documentary Production (adult education) The deadline to apply is Friday, February 17. More information on applying to teach Youth… Read more »

DC – Eco-Comedy Contest – Deadline Mar 1, 2017 – Free

The 2017 Eco-Comedy theme is “Conservation and Environmental Protection.” Produce a short, humorous video for YouTube tackling this year’s theme. The contest is open to anyone worldwide who has a flair for producing videos and something to say about conservation. Submissions must: Be humorous! Communicate a clear (and funny!) message around the broad theme of… Read more »

DC – Recovering Voices’ Mother Tongue Film Festival – Feb 21-25 – FREE

Recovering Voices is a collaborative Smithsonian initiative that connects language communities and scholars who have a mutual interest in documenting, revitalizing, and sustaining languages and the knowledge embedded in them.  Recovering Voices’ Mother Tongue Film Festival celebrates linguistic and cultural diversity. Beginning on the United Nations International Mother Languages Day (February 21), films will be screened… Read more »

DC – National Museum of Natural History Screens The Land Beneath Our Feet – Feb 28 – FREE

Natural History on the Big Screen: Stories from a Transforming World introduces audiences to some of the latest environmental films that address the relationship humans have with the planet. This three-part series, curated by Dr. Joshua Bell, Curator of Globalization at the National Museum of Natural History, will explore multiple perspectives on the Age of Man, from… Read more »

DC – American University taking applications for MA Producing Film, Television and Video – FEE

The MA Producing Film, Television and Video graduate program in the School of Communication at American University is now taking applications for cohort 23 which will start classes on Saturday, September 9, 2017.  The program, which began in 1995, focuses on the knowledge, tools and experiences required to be a successful producer of long form… Read more »

Charlottesville – Premiere of “Albemarle’s Black Classrooms” – Feb. 25 – Fee

Get Your Tickets! Premiere Screening of Documentary Film “Albemarle’s Black Classrooms” Clear your calendar – Join them February 25th at 3pm at the Jefferson School African-American Heritage Center in Charlottesville, VA for the premiere screening of Lorenzo Dickerson’s newest documentary film entitled “Albemarle’s Black Classrooms”. Jefferson School African American Heritage Center 233 4th Street Northwest… Read more »

Chester – To Kill a Mockingbird Screening Starring Academy Award Nominee, MARY BADHAM – Feb 24 & 25 – Fee

To Kill A Mockingbird Live Starring Academy Award Nominee, Mary Badham(Original Scout Finch)   The show also stars, Aaron Jackson(NBC’S California Dreams & Fighting A War Of My Own) as Atticus Finch, along with area stage & film actors including; Linda Diocedo(Scout), Paul DeLia(Bob Ewell), John Whitt(Judge Taylor ), Krystle Churchill(Helen), Crystal Perry(Calpurnia), Gavin Boland(Jem),… Read more »

Richmond/Chesapeake – Seeking talent for multiple projects – Feb/March – Paid

Greetings everyone!  They are seeking talent for the following projects so if you meet the breakdowns below, please email the appropriate party named below and reference the project number: PROJECT 1:  SEEKING – FUNNY Caucasian Female between 25 – 40 years old for shoot in Hampton Roads. Comedic speaking role for automotive company! Note: Heavy… Read more »

RICHMOND – On-Camera Audition Workshop with Emma Orelove – Feb. 11 – FEE

Cadence Theatre Company in partnership with Virginia Rep is pleased to offer this workshops taught by Emma Orelove. When: Saturday, February 11th from 3:00 – 5:30 p.m. Where: Virginia Repertory Children’s Theater at the Shops at Willow Lawn Ages: 14 and up Cost: $30 *Space is limited Get the experience of working in a one-on-one classroom… Read more »

DC – Global Impact Film Festival – OPEN FOR ENTRIES – Deadline May 15

The Global Impact Film Festival, to be held in Washington, DC August 25 – 27, is now accepting submissions of short (under 30 mins) docs and narratives with an eye for creating social change. Early bird deadline is March 15. Final deadline is May 15. Withoutabox: http://bit.ly/2kL5D8d Film Freeway: https://filmfreeway.com/festival/GlobalImpactDC Questions and more information: http://globalimpactfilmfest.org/contact/… Read more »

NORFOLK – Casting call for the short film “Bay” – shoots Feb. 24-26 – Paid and unpaid

ODU is casting for the short film “Bay”, an all-Female cast with a Woman Director, to be shot as if it was all 1 shot: Bay (lead): female, 20 – 30 yrs. old, any ethnicity, long hair preferred, athletic build, raspy voice a plus but not required. $150 flat rate Adeline (lead): female, 25 –… Read more »