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DC – Women of Maidan Screenings – March 23 & March 28 – Free

Spurred by President Viktor Yanukovych’s abrupt decision in November 2013 to pull Ukraine away from an association agreement with the European Union, hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians came to the main square, or maidan. Their desire to be part of Europe was amplified by their frustration at widespread corruption that ultimately robbed citizens of their… Read more »

DC – Gertrude Bell: Letters from Baghdad Screening – March 25 – Free

The National Gallery of Art is hosting an Environmental Film Festival screening of GERTRUDE BELL: LETTERS FROM BAGHDAD on Saturday, March 25 at 3:00 pm in the East Building Auditorium.  The screening is free and reservations are not required.  Filmmakers will be there for Q&A. Introduced by Zeva Oelbaum and Sabine Krayenbühl One of the… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Notice – AMC’s Turn: Washington’s Spies EP. 408 – March 29 – April 7, 2017 – PAID

  Arvold is seeking actors who look authentically from the Revolutionary War period for speaking roles in the fourth and final season of TURN: Washington’s Spies! Please see their casting notice for further details and submission instructions: http://arvoldcasting.com/casting-calls/amcs-turn-principal-roles-ep-408-adult-roles.

Richmond – Casting Call for Non-Union Student Film – March 24 – Paid

Anne Chapman Casting & VCUarts Cinema seeking 4 actors for short film to be shot in Richmond, VA – April 7th, 8th & 9th, 2017 – PAID THE LAST VIDEO STORE Short Student Film Non-Union Production Company: VCUarts Cinema Department, Virginia Commonwealth University Executive Producers: Rob Tregenza & Jai Jamison Producer: Clare Starrs Director: Jesse… Read more »

DC AREA – Casting Hispanic male actor – Mar 30 – PAID

Casting a late 30’s – early 50 year old Hispanic male for a 1/2 day shoot on March 30th. It’s a lead/speaking role in the Washington DC area. If you are interested, please email your headshot/reel & contact information to Amanda Deprez at ALouisedeprez@gmail.com. It’s a 4 hour shoot most likely in the afternoon. This is a… 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 »

DC Area – Casting Call for Non-Union Short Film – ASAP – Non-Paid

Project: ‘The Trying Times’ Short Film Project Date: May 6–7 Location: DC area Now casting featured role in ‘The Trying Times,’ an independent non-union short film. Kid 3 (dark-skinned African-American or African descent, male, 5–16): Son of the film’s lead characters, needed for scene in which the family takes a portrait. Compensation: Meals, credit and… Read more »

DC area – Carlyn Davis Casting Seeking Non-Union Talent – March 20 – Paid

Carlyn Davis Casting is looking for non-union talent to be a stand-in for a video filming in the Washington, DC area on the afternoon/evening of March 21, 2017. We are currently looking for the following type: Male, African American, mid to late 20s, approx. 6’4” & 209 lbs. For consideration or for more information please… Read more »

DC – Makeup & Hair Roundtable – April 18- Free/Fee

Interface Media Group 1233 20th St NW Washington, DC 20036 Tuesday, April 18 at 6:30 PM Simplicity can be the best way to achieve your dreams. Streamlining your process, your products and even your life can make a huge difference when trying to achieve your goals. In this roundtable,they will discuss how to think outside the… Read more »

DC – 20th Annual Media Job Fair – April 1 – Fee

Saturday, April 1, 2017 12:00-3:30 pm Pepco Edison Place Gallery 702 8th Street, NW Washington, DC 20068 (Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro) WIFV’s Media Job Fair gives media professionals from the Mid-Atlantic region an opportunity to meet with prospective employers. Get your resume in the hands of company representatives! Every year their attendees are hired within days… Read more »

Richmond – Symposium on Film Marketing, Distribution & Finance – May 6 & 7 – Fee

Get answers! ·  What are the best ways to raise money for your film? ·  How can you cultivate an audience for your film before preproduction? ·  What are your options for distribution? ·  Can you… and should you “do it yourself?” The Virginia Film Office, the VPA and sponsors listed below are bringing together leading film industry… Read more »

DC – Environmental Film Fest films at NMAI & filmmakers’ Q&A – Mar. 18, 19 – FREE

Saturday, March 18 National Museum of the American Indian 7:00 p.m., Rasmuson Theater   DINNER AND A MOVIE “100 Years: One Woman’s Fight for Justice” Director: Melinda Janko (USA, 2016, 76 min.)   Free and open to the public, registration encouraged (https://eventactions.com/eareg.aspx?ea=Rsvp)   When Elouise Cobell, a petite Blackfeet warrior from Montana, started asking questions… Read more »

DC – Stonehenge Auditions 2017: Producer Registration Closes Friday – March 20 – Fee

WIFV is co-hosting the sixteenth edition of the Stonehenge Auditions with Team Jabberwocky in Washington, DC. Stonehenge Auditions is a day-long marathon of actors delivering film and video monologues in front of a camera and 50+ producers, casting directors, and agents looking to build their roster of performers. Just like speed-dating is supposed to let… Read more »

DC area – Carlyn Davis Casting Looking for Non-Union Talent – ASAP – PAID

Carlyn Davis Casting is looking for non-union talent for an industrial training video filming in the Washington, DC area on March 21 or March 22, 2017. They are currently looking for the following type: Female, African American, 25-35, average height and weight. For consideration or for more information,  please email suzanne@carlyndaviscasting.com with your headshot/resume. Please… Read more »

Virginia – “Journey on the Chesapeake: The Way Back Home” on PBS – April 16, 23 and 25

“Journey on the Chesapeake: The Way Back Home” which will be airing on PBS in April 2017 for Chesapeake Bay Week. In the documentary, director/producer Dave Miller highlights the culture, history and cuisine of the people who live along the Rappahannock and York Rivers of Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay. Air dates are: Sunday April 16 at… Read more »

Virginia Beach – VPA Hampton Roads District General Meeting – March 21st – Free/Fee

The VPA Hampton Roads District  General Meeting  will be held on March 21st WHEN: 6:30 PM – Networking 7:00 PM – Meeting Start WHERE: Regent University, 1000 Regent University Dr., Communication Building, Screening Room A, Virginia Beach, VA 23464 HOW MUCH: VPA members – FREE Non-member guests – $5 (Cash/check at the door) WHO: Todd Sims (the… Read more »

DC – Location Scout Needed for PSA – Paid

Location scout needed in DC for PSA for TRUTH campaign against tobacco. Very similar to this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cfo4Nblmp8 Two aspects to the spot: Interviewing people on the street in low income areas and letting them know that tobacco advertises 10 times more in low income areas. Taking cigarette billboards from low income areas and posting them up… Read more »

Hampton Roads – Call for key positions on student short – Mar 31 – APR 2 – Unpaid

Key postions needed: – Sound Mixer/ Sound Designer – Key Grip – Gaffer Title: The One Director: Tony Batchler Producers: Paris Boynes, Rafuel Jordan Description: Short Student Film (Regent University-School of Communication and the Arts). Unpaid. Non-Union. Shooting Dates: March 31st – April 2nd (within Hampton Roads region) Synopsis: David was so sure that Tia… Read more »

Northern VA – Cortina Productions seeking Production Coordinator – ASAP – PAID

Cortina Productions is looking to add a long-term contract Production Coordinator to provide support to a current museum project.  This is an full-time (40 hours/week) immediate need, starting as soon as possible through November 2017. Role and Responsibilities: Knowledge and experience researching, acquiring & licensing stock footage/still image resources, stock vendors, and media management. Experience with… Read more »

Nationwide – Casting Call for TRUCK LOVERS – ASAP

The award winning television company October Films in on the hunt for on-screen contributors/group of TRUCK LOVERS for an exciting new TV series. The show is to educate the American autocancel on how to maintain their trucks, as well as excite them with races. The show is a window into the world of trucks, from mods,… Read more »

DC – Bilingual Freelance Video Editor Wanted – ASAP – PAID

  Bilingual Freelance Video Editor Wanted-A Washington D.C. conservation NGO seeks post-production support of projects to include the following duties-editing stringouts, rough cuts, and fine cuts, mastering, audio sweetening, and color correcting. Develop and apply kinetic type and motion graphics. Create B-Roll packages, interview packages, and organize assets from projects for archiving. The video editor is also responsible… Read more »

DC – Screening of Ghasem Ebrahimian’s The Suitors – Mar 30 – FREE

The Aftab Committee invites you to join them on Thursday, March 30 for a screening of Ghasem Ebrahimian’s The Suitors. This award-winning comedy tells the story of a group of Iranians who try to navigate life in New York City while clinging to their traditions. This event is completely free, but RSVP is required. To claim your ticket,… Read more »

Richmond – VPA General Meeting & Board Elections – March 14

VPA General Meeting and Board Elections tonight at WCVE! 6:30 PM – Networking 7:00 PM – Meeting Start VPA members – FREE Non-member guests – $5 (Cash/check at the door) VPA members will be able to vote for next year’s Board of Trustees. It will feature a look back at last year’s events, and a look forward to… Read more »


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 »