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DC – Carlyn Davis Casting Seeking Child Talent for Print Shoot – June 21 – PAID

Carlyn Davis Casting is looking for child talent for a print shoot in Washington, DC on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.  They are looking for the following types: Males & Females, any ethnicity, 10-14 years old. For consideration or for more information please email suzanne@carlyndaviscasting.com with your headshot and at least 2 current snapshots – at… Read more »

DC Area – PBS NewsHour Seeking Recent College Grads for Science & Social Media News Assistant – ASAP – PAID

Science & Social Media News Assistant Program ROLLING APPLICATION PROCESS — NO STRICT DEADLINE Program duration: 1 year Location: Arlington, Virginia   The Science & Social Media News Assistant program is designed to give recent college graduates practical experience in a digital newsroom setting. For this position, they are looking for creative thinkers with visionary… Read more »

DC Area – PBS NewsHour Seeking Politics Producer – ASAP – PAID

Producer, Politics Department: NewsHour Productions, LLC Supervisor:  Senior Producer, Politics Status: Full-Time, Exempt The Producer, Politics serves as an integral member of the PBS NewsHour politics unit, overseeing the production of video segments for use on-air and a variety of online content. RESPONSIBILITIES Conceiving, developing and executing field segments as well as studio discussion segments. Managing and planning… 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 »

Final Season of TURN: Washington’s Spies Premieres June 17th on AMC!

    Tune in to catch the premier of the 4th and final season of AMC’s TURN: Washington’s Spies, filmed right here in Virginia! TURN tells the story of an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide of America’s fight for independence.  The entirety of TURN’s four seasons were shot here in the Commonwealth… Read more »

Nationwide – Women and Hollywood Short Film Contest For First-Time Female Filmmakers Open For Submissions – Free

Women and Hollywood educates, advocates, and agitates for gender parity across the entertainment industry. The site was founded in 2007 by Melissa Silverstein and in  celebration and recognition of their 10th anniversary, the Women and Hollywood will conduct a short film contest for first-time female filmmakers. The objective of the contest is to give female filmmakers… Read more »

Richmond – Anne Chapman Casting & VCUarts Cinema Seeking Actors For Student Shorts – June 26 – July 1 & July 5 – July 8 – PAID

RVA – Anne Chapman Casting & VCUarts Cinema are seeking 6 actors for 2 short 35mm student films:   IT’S QUIET IN SPACE VCUarts Cinema Short Student Film Production Company: VCUarts Cinema Executive Producers: Arthur Eng & Kirk Kjeldsen Producer: Leanne Burke Director: Zoe Ferebee Writer: Mary Conklin Shoot Dates: 3 Days the Week of… Read more »

Chesapeake – Open Casting Call for YMCA Still Photo Campaign – June 25 – PAID

arvold.casting is holding an open casting call seeking YMCA members and real people ages 20 – 60 for a still photo ad campaign for the YMCA of the USA. They  are looking to cast people of all genders, ethnicities, and body types. Enthusiasm for group exercise a plus, no modeling experience necessary. Members of the… Read more »

Meet the Virginia is For Film Lovers Challenge Jury!

Virginia Tourism and the Virginia Film Office have asked filmmakers to capture the glory which is Virginia in a short 30-90 second video for Audience Awards Virginia is for Film Lovers Challenge. The jury has been hand selected by Virginia Film Office and is made up of film industry writers, directors, and producers, all dedicated to… Read more »

Richmond – Yves Saint Laurent: His Life and Times Screening at the VMFA – July 23 – Free

July 23, 1-2:45 pm Cheek Theater at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – 200 N. Boulevard Richmond, VA 23220   Yves Saint Laurent: His Life and Times  (2004; 77 min; In French with English Subtitles) A fully realized portrait of Yves Saint Laurent emerges from extensive interviews at different stages of his career, archival… Read more »

Charlottesville – VFF at Violet Crown Series Screening “David Lynch: The Art Life” – June 20 – Fee

The VFF at Violet Crown Series continues on Tuesday, June 20th with David Lynch: The Art Life, which explores Lynch’s art, music, and early films, shining a light into the dark corners of his unique world and giving audiences a better understanding of the man and the artist. In candid interviews, David Lynch reflects on his early years, recalling… Read more »

Richmond – Here’s To Flint Documentary Screening at the Virginia Historical Society – July 20 – Free

The ACLU of Michigan documentary Here’s To Flint (43 minutes, 2016) is a searing examination of the origins of the Flint water crisis and the determined efforts of Flint residents, activists, and researchers to learn the truth about the city’s lead-contaminated drinking water. Based on the work of ACLU of Michigan investigative reporter Curt Guyette, Here’s To Flint is an exhaustive probe… Read more »

Charlottesville – Screening of The Apartment at the Paramount Theater – June 25 – Fee

Charlotteville’s Paramount Theater will be screening Billy Wilder’s classic film “The Apartment” on June 25 at 2:00 pm. “The Apartment” stars Jack Lemmon as an insurance worker who lends his Upper West Side apartment to company managers as a hideaway for their private trysts and ends up falling for the elevator girl, played by Shirley MacLaine,… Read more »

Charlottesville – Black Maria Film Festival Annual Tour – June 23 – Fee

The Black Maria Film Festival’s 36th Annual Tour returns to The Paramount to present some of the most engaging short films of 2017, including “In the Waves” by Richmond, VA filmmaker Ying-Fang Shen! The program will be presented in-person by festival director, Jane Steuerwald, and features a collection of stellar works touring with the festival this season.… Read more »

Southern US – If/Then Short Documentary Program Open For Submissions – Free

Tribeca Film Institute® and New Orleans Film Society to Host Pitch Competition During the 2017 New Orleans Film Festival Calling all filmmakers living or working in the American South: a new short-film pitch competition IF/Then Short Documentary Program is now open for submissions! In partnership with New Orleans Film Society, they are currently seeking short documentary projects… Read more »

Richmond – Korean Feature Seeking Fluent Korean Speaker as Production Assistant – June 19 – June 26 – PAID

Korean Feature “I CAN SPEAK” shooting in Richmond this month. Seeking a local assistant to translate on set for non-English speaking crew. Some set experience preferred, ability to translate quickly and work in a fast paced environment key.   For more information please contact:   Christina Garnett 804.852.5232 (c) rollcamera25@me.com

Arlington – CinemaVista Screenings – June 22 – Free

CinemaVista, presented by Arlington Cultural Affairs, will show Arlington Commission for the Arts’ 2017 Spotlight Artist grant recipients Tomas Guevera and Via Bia’s newest films, Why Arlington? (Guevera), and These Colors Don’t Run (Bia). Bia created a film from her short screenplay, These Colors Don’t Run, about a tattoo’ d Latina who recalls the story… Read more »

VIRGINIA AND DC – STAFF ME UP PRODUCTION JOBS UPDATE (JUNE 14) – 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.   Director of Photography (with kit) WASHINGTON, DC INTERNET STARTS… Read more »

DC – Screening of A Night at Karlstein at Bistro Bohem – June 20 – Free

Bistro Bohem will present the film A Night at Karlstein (Noc na Karlštejně) as part of the ongoing Film and Beer Series on June 20, 2017, at 7 pm. In this classic comedy, King Charles has prohibited women from entering the castle, but his young wife misses him and decides to dress as a page… Read more »

Governor McAuliffe Dedicates New Loving v. Virginia Historical Marker

Date: June 12, 2017 Governor McAuliffe Dedicates New Loving v. Virginia Historical Marker ~ Marker highlights the decision that overturned state laws restricting interracial marriage ~ RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced a new state historical marker to commemorate the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the landmark case of Loving v. Virginia. The dedication… 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!  … Read more »

Washington D.C. – Screenwriters Roundtable – June 26 – Free/Fee

This meeting will be a first five pages meeting! A call for entries will be announced to the listserv about a week before the event. If you wish to be added to the Screenwriters Roundtable listserv, please contact our office at membership@wifv.org. You do not have to be a writer, have a screenplay, or be… Read more »

Washington D.C. – Talent Roundtable: Monologue Slam – June 22 – Free/Fee

The Women in Film and Video Talent Roundtable is pleased to present the MID-ATLANTIC MONOLOGUE SLAM Moonlit Mixer, a collaboration between WIFV and Moonlit Wings Productions. It’s FUN…It’s FAST…It’s FABULOUS!!! This will be an opportunity, in a low pressure environment, to showcase, network, and get feedback from a panel of three of the DC areas… Read more »

Washington D.C. – The Business Side of Media Master Class: Business Plan – June 20 – Fee

WIFV is honored to bring the expertise of Linda Maslow to the benefit of WIFV Members in a three-part master class series – The Business Side of Media!  These workshops are equally valuable if you are starting a business with anticipated staff/ contractors or working as a freelancer. Please bring a business plan if you have one, or… Read more »