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Richmond – VHSL Film Festival – June 2-3 – FEE

Thirty-eight films from high school filmmakers across the Commonwealth have been designated as Official Selections of the VHSL Film Festival and will be honored with a screening at the festival, which will be held at Virginia Commonwealth University Academic Learning Commons, 1000 Floyd Avenue, June 2-3. Each screening segment will be followed by audience choice… Read more »

Norfolk – Hampton Roads Caribbean Film Festival – June 10 – FEE

The Hampton Roads Caribbean Film Festival (HRCFF) begins the tradition of celebrating vibrant and unique stories from the Caribbean and its diaspora, across Hampton Roads, Virginia. The Hampton Roads region is home to a blended mix of residents from various cultural and ethnic backgrounds. The Caribbean-American community shares a great part of the region’s history and… Read more »

DC area- WJLA/News Channel 8 Seeking Associate Producer – ASAP – Paid

WJLA/NewsChannel 8, in the Washington, DC area, is seeking a full-time Associate Producer.   Responsibilities Writing copy for newscasts and talk shows News, entertainment and community events segment booking and producing Back up line producing of talk shows and newscasts Assisting Producers with finding stories Posting stories online and to social media Assisting with other… Read more »

Arlington – WJLA Seeking News Producer – ASAP – PAID

  WJLA-TV/NewsChannel 8 has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our (morning, evening, or weekend) newscasts. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer, Director, and Assignment Desk on the newscast and its content. In this position you will determine the… Read more »

Arlington – Locavore Film Series Sponsored by WIFV and Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse – September 2017

  Women In Film and Video (WIFV) is partnering with the Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse to start a Locavore Film Series on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays starting in September 2017.  We care about our food shed, shouldn’t we care about our media shed?  If you want to know who grows your food, shouldn’t you… Read more »

DC – French Film Series “Once Upon a Time: From Books to Movies” – June 13 – July 25 – Free

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy are pleased to announce the French Film Series “Once Upon a Time: From Books to Movies.”  Classic tales from France come to the big screen through the eyes of French directors, from master Jean Renoir to contemporary voice Christophe Honoré.   Beauty and the Beast June 13 |… Read more »

Hampton Roads – VPA Hampton Roads District General Meeting – May 30

The next general membership meeting of the Virginia Production Alliance Hampton Roads District will be at Regent University on May 30th. Meet and greet from 6:30P to 7P and meeting from 7P to 9P. This month the VPA has a couple of excited and interesting speakers that you don’t want to miss.   What happens… Read more »

Charlottesville – VFF at Violet Crown Series Screening “The Teacher” – May 23 – Fee

The VFF at Violet Crown Series continues on Tuesday, May 23 with The Teacher, a Slovak-language dramedy set in 1983 in Bratislava, where a new middle school teacher is turning life upside down for parents and students. It slowly becomes clear that perhaps the pupils’ grades are related to how willing their parents are to help her with… Read more »


Monday, May 22, 2017 at 6:30 PM Take a deep dive into the advanced features of Final Draft 10!  Find out how to number scenes, track draft revisions through a production, and how  you can use Final Draft to help create a shooting schedule. From outline to production, ScriptNotes to SmartType, learn how to take… Read more »

OLD TOWN WINCHESTER, VA – 5th Annual Skyline Indie Film Fest Call for Entries 9/7-9/10- FEE

The 5th Annual Skyline Indie Film Fest’s call for entries is now open! Submit today with discount code DocsatSkIFF at Film Freeway for a 25% savings on your submission fee! Join them this September 7th-10th in Old Town Winchester, VA for four days of independent films as they foster the indie spirit with narrative, documentary and experimental films of all genres, features… Read more »


Actors:  Scene-1 in DC is excited to be hosting a workshop with Casting Director Donna McKenna.  Learn how to:  * think outside the box in the audition room,  * how to figure out more information about your character, * how to really challenge yourself as an actor. * Get one-on-one feedback and direction.   *… 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!  … Read more »

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 of… Read more »

Fredericksburg – Films of Wendy Latella Screening – May 20 – Free

Featuring the Talents of over 30 Central Virginia Actors, Marquee Cinema at 5800 Southpoint Boulevard, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22407 will be showing the 2016-2017 works of Award Winning Filmmaker Wendy Latella at 10:30 AM. This event is free to the public and Mrs. Latella will be available afterwards for a Q&A session. For more information, please… Read more »

Statewide – Richmond International Film Festival Early Bird Entry Deadline – May 17th – FEE

Remember, the Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) has opened the call for entries for the 2018 festival and May 17th, 2017 is the deadline to receive the Early Bird Entry prices! ·         Features:  $45 / Shorts:  $35 ·         Festival accepts: Films, screenplays, web series, music videos ·         Categories: All category types and genres welcome ·         Enter Today via: Film Freeway HERE or Withoutabox HERE     ABOUT… Read more »

Charlottesville – Demo Reel Class – May 20 – Paid

There are a  few seats left in this upcoming arvold. class led by Erica Arvold & Richard Warner:   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… Read more »

Virginia and DC – Staff Me Up Production Jobs Update (May 12) – Paid

Below are some opportunities provided by the film production site Staff Me Up.  We recommend using the links below for applying to jobs.  The Virginia Film Office is not responsible for the below postings, please refer all relevant questions to the appropriate Staff Me Up Personnel.   Production Assistant DREWRYVILLE, VA FOX REALITY/DOC (TV) STARTS… Read more »

Williamsburg – Acting Workshop – May 20 – FEE

The Acting House is having a one day workshop from script to screen. Hosted by professionals who are in and know the industry from the inside.   Registration: May 20th 2017 Early Registration: $79 before the 12th, $99 after   1158 Professional Drive, Ste. N Williamsburg, VA 23185 Time: 11am – 1pm Register Now/Limited Space… Read more »

Roanoke/Salem – Call for Residential Locations – ASAP

YOUR PROPERTY COULD BE IN A STARRING ROLE!   The Virginia Film Office connects property owners and filmmakers through our online location library with over 5,000 locations across Virginia.   RIGHT NOW we are seeking suburban homes specifically in/around Roanoke and Salem, VA for an independent feature – the home needs to have a minimum of… Read more »

Virginia – Virginia is For Lovers Short Film Competition – Deadline Extended to July 17

The Virginia Film Office and Virginia Tourism Corporation today announced that the deadline for their new contest, the Virginia Is For Film Lovers short film competition, has been extended to July 17th, 2017. The 30-90 second challenge, hosted by the Audience Awards platform, prompts film lovers and filmmakers to show what they love most about… Read more »

DC – PBS NewsHour Seeking General Assignment Producer – ASAP

Producer, General Assignment Department: NewsHour Productions, LLC Supervisor:  Senior Producer, Field Segments Status: Full-Time, Exempt The Producer, General Assignment will manage and plan production and delivery of high quality, innovative content on a wide variety of topics both on television and online for the PBS NewsHour in collaboration with senior production team and Executive Producer. RESPONSIBILITIES Manage, plan… Read more »

VA/DC/MD – Carlyn Davis Casting Seeking Background Union Talent – May 12 – PAID

Carlyn Davis Casting is looking for union talent to be background drivers for a TV Series shooting in Easton, MD on Friday, May 12, 2017.   They are looking for the following type: Male, Caucasian, ex-military type, approximately 6’ tall, 30s-50s For consideration or for more information please email jen@carlyndaviscasting.com with your headshot and at least… Read more »

Northern Virginia – Anne Chapman Casting Seeking Actors for Short Film – June 17 & 18 – PAID

OTHELLO-SAN – SAG-AFTRA  Short Film Production Company: Red Zeppelin Productions LLC. Producers: Theodore Adams III, Jai Jamison, Elizabeth Martins, Tai Lavin Burkholder Executive Producer: Tara Kathleen Gorman Director: Theodore Adams III Screenwriter: Theodore Adams III Casting Director: Anne Chapman Casting Assistant: Tracia Austin Shoot dates: June 17th & June 18th, 2017 Shoot location: Northern Virginia, USA… Read more »