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DC – Washington Jewish Film Festival – May 17-28 – Fee

May 17-28th, the 27th annual Washington Jewish Film Festival returns to DC. One of the largest and most respected Jewish film festivals in North America, the Washington Jewish Film Festival is an international exhibition of cinema that celebrates the diversity of Jewish history, culture and experience through the moving image. For more information, a list… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Notice – AMC’s TURN: Washington’s Spies EP. 410 – April 21 – May 5 – 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 our casting notice for further details and submission instructions: http://arvoldcasting.com/casting-calls/amcs-turn-principal-roles-ep-410/

DC – Spotlight on Screenwriters Workshop – April 20 – Fee

When: Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 6:30 PM Where: Interface Media Group – 1233 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036 Washington, DC is home to a community of highly skilled screenwriters. To draw attention to their talent and help get their work in front of major producers, writer and producer Monica Lee Bellais created the Spotlight on Screenwriters initiative,… Read more »

RICHMOND – FILM MARKETING, DISTRIBUTION & FINANCE SYMPOSIUM – May 6 & 7

Independent filmmakers often find that it’s easier to shoot their films than to navigate the confusing world of film financing and distribution. Consequently, many good films never get made, and many that are made can’t find their audience. This two-day symposium will provide invaluable practical information about how to raise money, cultivate an audience and… Read more »

DC – Black Cinema House Screening – April 13 – Free

Black Cinema House is a project of the Rebuild Foundation, an organization founded and led by artist Theaster Gates that collaborates to extend the social engagement of Gates’s studio practice to the South Side of Chicago and beyond. In honor of the In the Tower exhibition Theaster Gates: The Minor Arts, the National Gallery of Art has partnered with Black… Read more »

Hampton Roads – Casting Call for TV Healthcare Ads – PAID – May 22 – May 26

Casting Call Talent Agency is looking for talent for a Hampton Roads, VA TV shoot the week of May 22nd through the 26th. These are for healthcare TV ads. This is a non-union job and the spots will be shown in Virginia. They are looking for all ages and ethnicities for non-speaking principal and background… Read more »

DC – Starving Artist Symposium – April 22 – Free

DATE & TIME: April 22, 2017, 10 am – 3 pm LOCATION:    DC Arts & Humanities, 200 I Street SE, Washington DC  20003 Hosted by Stacia D Wright   The purpose of this event is to empower artists with information to establish a successful career outside of the mainstream entertainment industry. Learn a more balanced approach… 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! The… Read more »

Virginia Beach – Casting Call for EVMS video shoot – May – PAID

Jpixx, a Video-Led Digital Agency that specialize in brand entertainment is casting some talents for an upcoming video shoot for their client (EVMS) to promote booster seat safety. Casting Specs: 1. FEMALE: Late 20s – 40s, Spanish, fluently bilingual in English and Spanish, no accent in either language. No facial tattoo or piercings, Pay: $300 for a… Read more »

DC – Docs In Progress Filmmaker Residency Opportunity – Apply By April 14

The Docs In Progress Filmmaker Residency is a way to bring guest expertise to the Docs In Progress community while also providing a space for an established documentary filmmaker to develop a new project. Residents are selected from a competitive application process and take residency at Docs In Progress just outside of Washington DC for as little… Read more »

Richmond – Anne Chapman Casting & VCUarts Cinema Seeking Actors For 2 Student Short Films – April 14 & 15 – PAID

  VCUarts Cinema Short Student Films Production Company: VCUarts Cinema Executive Producers: Rob Tregenza & Danny Caporaletti Audition Date: Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 Audition Location: Richmond, VA   SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS Submit current headshot/resume and reel (if available) to: vcucasting@gmail.com   Include the following information in the subject line:    NAME OF FILM & ROLE(s) submitting… Read more »

Virginia Beach – Casting for Film – PAID – ASAP

Title: Music For Tha Ladies Dates: 05/03/2017- 05/25/2017 Location: Virginia Beach Paid: $550 – lead roles; $400 – supporting roles Synopsis: Drama-romance showing how Corsia Shock uses music to help her emotionally, with the ups / downs of her new relationship. Sincere, with producer, Blu, is the Sexy voice behind the city #1 nightly music… Read more »

DC – SHORT FILM SEEKING JAPANESE-SPEAKING EDITOR – PAID – ASAP

Title: Othello-San (short film) Director: Ted Adams III (Producer: TRI) Producer: Ted Adams III, Russell Williams II (TRI, Glory, Dances With Wolves) Jai Jamison (Director: TRI) Filming Location: Washington, DC metro area Estimated start date: mid-June 2017 NON-UNION submissions accepted   Red Zeppelin Productions is seeking a Japanese-speaking editor to edit a short film. A… Read more »

Virginia – Feature Film ‘Juanita’ Seeking Extras – PAID – ASAP

FEATURE FILM SEEKING EXTRAS, Richmond, Petersburg and Bedford,VA. PAID.   Title: “JUANITA” (SAG/AFTRA Low Budget Diversity) Director: Clark Johnson (Homeland, The Wire) Producers: Mel Jones (Dear White People), Stephanie Allain (Hustle & Flow) and Jason Michael Berman (The Birth of a Nation) Extras Casting Director: Kendall Cooper (Loving, TURN) Filming Locations: Richmond, Petersburg, and Bedford, VA Shoot Dates: 4/10/17 – 5/5/17… Read more »

Virginia – Ann Chapman Casting Seeking Photo Double – April 10 through May 5 – Paid

Anne Chapman Casting is seeking a PHOTO DOUBLE for Alfre Woodard  in an upcoming  SAG Feature Film. MUST be local to Virginia and willing to travel to sets in Richmond, Petersburg, and Bedford, VA. Pay is $189/day. The outside shooting dates are April 10th through May 5th.   If you are an AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN with… Read more »

Charlottesville – Actor Demo Reel Class – May 20 – FEE

reel review: an inside look at the actor’s performance demo reel A polished, professional demo reel and performance clips are an essential part of the working actor’s toolkit. In this class, actors will discover what it takes to create a successful reel, one that not only highlights their unique talent, but engages the agent, casting… Read more »

Richmond – Non-Union Commercial Casting – April 7 – PAID

SpangTV Casting is searching for actors/actresses for an exciting Virginia Lottery Commercial! Production Company: SpangTV Virginia Lottery Non-Union Commercial Audition Location: Richmond, Virginia Shoot Location: Richmond, Virginia Audition Date: Friday, April 7th Callbacks Date: Tuesday, April 11th Shoot Dates: April 19th and/or April 20th Usage: 13 weeks, statewide in Virginia Pay: $750/day to $1000/day depending… Read more »

Virginia – Pando Creative Co Seeking Actor for Video Shoot – April 14 – Paid

Pando Creative Co. is seeking an actor to play a high school student for a video shoot for The University of Virginia Curry School of Education. SEEKING Non-Caucasian, male actor between 14-18 years old. WHAT A short video shoot for UVA. (1-2 hours) WHEN Friday, April 14th WHERE Charlottesville High School PAY $100 CONTACT Please… Read more »

DC – Series on History of Spanish Animation – April 1-22 – Free

The National Gallery of Art and Embassy of Spain are collaborating on presenting a series on the history of Spanish called “From Doodles to Pixels: A Century of Spanish Animation”, which will run through April 22nd.  The Series has been curated by Carolina López, curator and director of the Xcèntric at the CCCB and she will… Read more »

Richmond – Animators and Digital Effects Artists Needed – ASAP – PAID

Final Act Drama Productions is in need of freelance Animators and Digital Effects Artists for current and future projects. Please submit: Resume Contact info (including the region where you live) Reels and/or samples of work that you created all or the majority of. Desired hourly rate at Russ@FinalActDrama.com

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! The… Read more »

Virginia – Virginia Screenwriting Competition Runs April 3 – May 29

The Virginia Screenwriting competition opens today, April 3, and will run through May 29. The competition is open to Virginia residents and students attending Virginia schools and started in 1988 to give Virginia screenwriters an opportunity to have their work evaluated. During the first round, judges will select one or two scripts to become finalists.… Read more »

Statewide – Trevor Standish Racing Seeking Umbrella Girl – ASAP

Trevor  Standish Racing is looking for Umbrella Girls for the 2017 Season. Trevor is a fifteen year old, third generation motorcycle racer. Looking for upbeat promotional females 18 to 26 years old to be a part of our on track team across the country. Ideal candidates will be size 2 to 6 (to fit Team… Read more »