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D.C. – Locavore Film Series – Sept. 13 & Oct. 11 – Tickets

Women in Film & Video and Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse Present the Locavore Film Series Locavore Film Series will showcase diverse films made in the DMV area. September 13, 7:30pm- Screening of WISH YOU WELL starring Academy Award winner, Ellen Burstyn. The film was shot completely on location in Virginia, produced by Virginia-based Life Out Loud Films, and by… Read more »

D.C. – ScriptDC Conference – Nov 17-19 – Fee

ScriptDC Conference ScriptDC supports the work of directors, producers, actors, and writers with seminars that provide access to talented media professionals willing to share their expertise.  This year five master classes, critiques, and workshops will allow you to focus on what you want to accomplish creatively this year!   November 17-19 American University School of… Read more »

Manassas – Screenwriting Workshop – Sept 23 – Fee

SCREENWRITING: From Idea to Execution We all have a story to tell. Whether you want to learn the skill of screenwriting or you a filmmaker wanting to understand your industry, come meet like-minded people for a day of training and networking. Sign up here: http://theforgestudios.wixsite.com/dmvfilmtrainingevent   Early Bird Admission Price: $59 (Ends Sept 13) Regular Admission: $79… Read more »

Ashburn – MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival – Sept 29-30- Free

The Manhattan Short Film Festival is taking place in over 250 cities globally. The Final 10 short films represent the best short films among a record 1615 submissions from 75 countries received by MANHATTAN SHORT for 2017, testimony to the enduring vibrancy and creativity of short films. This year’s Final 10 represent an extraordinary range of film… Read more »

Charlottesville – MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival – Sept 29 – Free

The Manhattan Short Film Festival is taking place in over 250 cities globally. The Final 10 short films represent the best short films among a record 1615 submissions from 75 countries received by MANHATTAN SHORT for 2017, testimony to the enduring vibrancy and creativity of short films. This year’s Final 10 represent an extraordinary range of film… Read more »

Richmond – Casting for comedy web series – January 2018 – Paid

CASTING lead and supporting roles for upcoming comedy web series: HOLMES’ SWEET HOME. Filming will take place in Richmond, VA around January 2018. HOLMES’ SWEET HOME: A divorced couple raising their children with their new spouses all under one roof hilariously navigate their way through the day-to-day of a blended family. DEADLINE for submissions: 9/29/18.… Read more »

Virginia Beach – Casting 2 Male Actors – Sept 14 – Paid

The Christian Broadcasting Network is looking for 2 actors for a re-enactment about a man who forgave the ex-cop that framed him for a crime he didn’t commit.   Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia Date: September 14, 2017 Time: 2:00pm – 8:00pm Actors Needed: African American, Male, Age (20-30), Non-Speaking = $100 White, Male, Age (20-30), Non-Speaking… Read more »

D.C. – D.C. Palestinian Film & Arts Festival – Oct 5-8 – Tickets

7th Annual D.C. Palestinian Film + Arts Festival October 5-8- the DC Palestinian Film + Arts Festival lineup includes: 11 films kicking off with the critically acclaimed Ghost Hunting, Palestinians, Live! in partnership with Palestinians Podcast, Dabke is Life, and a special event with Hollywood actress, director, and television producer Cherien Dabis.   For the full line up and… Read more »

Arlington – Rosebud Film Festival Call for Entries – Oct 31 Deadline

Rosebud Film Festival Announces Call for Entries The Rosebud Film Festival and Arlington Independent Media encourage filmmakers to submit entries to the 2018 festival, which will take place January 26-28, 2018. For 27 years, the competition has recognized and honored the innovative, unusual, experimental, and deeply personal in film and video making. All film types… Read more »

D.C. – Washington Jewish Film Festival – Sept. 13-14, 16-17 – Tickets

Washington Jewish Film Festival September Screenings The Washington Jewish Film Festival honors the cinematic contributions of major Jewish artists who have passed away in 5777 (the Hebrew calendar year). Additionally, they present the Narrative and Documentary audience award winners from the 2017 WJFF.   September 13, 6:30pm, 1945, Best Narrative, WIJFF 2017  8:30pm, Zuzana: Music is Life, Best Documentary, WIJFF… Read more »

Roanoke – Screening of “Shine: The Legacy of Roanoke’s Ad Men and Women” – Sept. 20 – Tickets

“Shine: The Legacy of Roanoke’s Advertising Men and Women” to Premier at Grandin Theatre   Premier of the feature length documentary, which captures Roanoke’s unique place in advertising history. A labor of love, advertising copy writer Todd Marcum and filmmaker Dave Perry spent four years capturing interviews with Roanoke’s iconic advertising professionals. The film features a host of archival commercials, as well… Read more »

Charlottesville – Arvold Seeking Casting Assistant – Full Time

arvold. is seeking a casting assistant in Charlottesville, VA to begin full time work on a television series ASAP.   Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones, making lists, checking avails, setting up sessions and processing tapes. Strong communication skills, attention to detail and confidentiality are a must. Previous experience as a casting… Read more »

Richmond – Cinematheque Film Screenings – Sept-Dec – Free

Cinematheque Fall 2017 Screenings Independent 35mm art films shown at the Grace Street Theater, free and open to the public. Presented by the VCUarts Cinema Program.   Location: Grace Street Theater,  934 W Grace St, Richmond, VA 23220  Time: 7 pm Screening Dates: Sept 12- The Silence, directed by Baran bo Odar Sept 19- Mozart’s Sister, directed… Read more »

Richmond – VCU Southern Film Festival @ VMFA: My Cousin Vinny w/ Special Guests – 9/8

VCU Southern Film Festival at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts: My Cousin Vinny (1992; 120 min; Rated R; 25th Anniversary) With very special guest: movie actor Raynor Scheine, in-person! Plus attorney David Baugh to comment on legal issues Friday, September 8 | 6:30–9:15pm | VMFA’s Leslie Cheek Theater   $8 (VMFA members $5) Free… Read more »

Hampton Roads – HR VPA Meeting – Sept. 5

Join Hampton Roads District VPA for another fun and informative gathering of film professionals. This month’s line up features a representative from SAG-AFTRA to tell us what’s new and answer any questions. Also joining us will be Gus Evangelista from CBN, Sarah Bonner (Winner of the Virginia is for Lovers film competition), and Jake Brinn will be talking… Read more »

NOVA – “Othello-san” SAG/AFTRA Short Film Casting Notice – 9/11-10

***BACKGROUND CASTING NOTICE***   ”Othello-san” a SAG-AFTRA Short Film   Seeking 7 Japanese Background Actors Filming location: Northern Virginia   PRODUCTION DATES: Sunday, September 10, 2017 Monday, September 11, 2017 MUST BE AVAILABLE BOTH DAYS   Othello-san is a story that takes place at an acting school in Japan.   SEEKING: 1 female Japanese Acting… Read more »

Richmond – Southern Film Festival – Sept. 7 & 9 – Cost Range Free-$12

Southern Film Festival The VCU Southern Film Festival was founded in 2010 to explore how the distinctiveness of the South has been portrayed onscreen. The festival brings together films and those involved in their making with constructive commentary. Location: Virginia Historical Society. Children Under 18 free Members $5 Nonmembers $8 Adults Free for VCU faculty, staff, and students with valid… Read more »

Northern VA – Casting Japanese Background Actors – Sept 10-11 – Paid

BACKGROUND CASTING NOTICE  “Othello-san” Short Film Synopsis: Othello-san is a story that takes place at an acting school in Japan. Jason Wilson, a celebrated young African American actor, enrolls at a prestigious theater school in Japan to play the lead role in Shakespeare’s Othello, only to find his dreams of greatness are tempered by an… Read more »

Richmond – Free Screening of ‘Democracy for Sale’ @ Byrd – Sept. 28

Free screening of ‘Democracy for Sale’ at the Historic Byrd Theatre Thursday, September 28th, doors at 6:45 p.m. RSVP for this event today! A border and barbeque aren’t the only things Virginia and North Carolina have in common. The two states also share some of the most gerrymandered districts in the country, cozy relationships between regulators and… Read more »