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Statewide – Submit your Feature script to the 48Hr Film Project – June 15 deadline – $15

Calling all writers!   The 48 Hour Film Project, in partnership with the award-winning Dutch production company NOBS, announces its inaugural Feature Script Project! Veteran 48HFP filmmakers and writers are invited to submit their original scripts for a chance to have it developed for production!   Here are the highlights:   Contest is open to… Read more »

Statewide – Poe Film Festival Discounted Submissions – June 15 – FEE

Virginia Filmmakers who submit feature films, documentaries, or short films to the 2019 Poe Film Festival Pro Film Awards through FilmFreeway can enjoy a 50% discount on submission fees through June 15.  We’re looking for outstanding storytelling films in all genres. Submit at https://filmfreeway.com/PoeFilmFestival  using the discount code: VAFILM2019 Now in its third year, the Poe… Read more »

DC – Seeking extras for photoshoot – May 10 – Paid

Looking for extras for an indoor and outdoor casual lifestyle photo shoot, showcasing the diversity in the DC metro area. Casting extras in four age ranges: ROLE 1: DC PERSON, AGE 18-­28 18 to 28 years old, all ethnicities male or female. Just strolling along enjoying spring in downtown DC. We will rely on extras… Read more »

Richmond – Seeking talent for SAG shoot – May 5, deadline April 25 – Paid

SEEKING TALENT FOR SAG SHOOT – RICHMOND   Our client for an upcoming shoot in Richmond seeks the following talent for their production:   LEAD 1 – Hacker – Caucasian Male – 30-35 – sinister appearance (self-tape required for consideration)   LEAD 2 – AR – African American Male, early 30s (self-tape required for consideration… Read more »

Richmond-Casting Call-May 3-Paid

SEEKING TALENT FOR SAG SHOOT-RICHMOND LEAD 1 – Hacker – Caucasian Male – 30-35 – sinister appearance (self-tape required for consideration) LEAD 2 – AR – African American Male, early 30s (self-tape required for consideration BACKGROUND – Office employees, all gender/ethnicity, 28-42, aspirational appearance For lead roles, SELF TAPES ARE DUE NO LATER THAN 5… Read more »

New River Valley – Casting for TV Commercial – Early May – Paid

Looking for a paid talent M or F age 18-24 for a commercial project in New River Valley. Filming will probably be done in Blacksburg or Radford and in early May. Non speaking lead role, pays $100 + $50 for travel expenses (total buy out of rights) will be done in one 8 hour day… Read more »

Statewide – Roy Dean film grant – April 30 deadline – fee

The Roy W. Dean Film Grants funds independent feature films, documentaries, web series, and short films with budgets of $500,000 or less that are unique and make a contribution to society that, without its help, might otherwise never get made. More information available here: https://fromtheheartproductions.com/roy-w-dean-film-grants-and-awards/ Upcoming deadlines: SPRING Grant Deadline – April 30th SUMMER Grant Deadline –… Read more »

Richmond – Casting for feature film – June tbd – Paid

A feature film shooting in June needs two local actors with STRONG ACTING SKILLS and the ability to comfortably touch their toes from a standing position.   Sam- Male, 20’s, eager yoga student looking to exploit yoga for business purposes. Barb- Female, 30’s to 40’s, part-time yoga instructor who is struggling to find her purpose.… Read more »

Richmond – Casting for Student Film – April 27th – Unpaid

VCUarts Cinema Short Student Film Production Company: VCUarts Cinema 301 Executive Producers: Rob Tregenza, Nikita Moyer Director & Producer: Alyssa Nelson Shoot Dates: April  27th Audition Dates: Upon Request Shooting Location: Richmond, Virginia Actor will receive a copy of the film upon completion. Email: nelsonam3@vcu.edu SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS Include the following information in the subject line:… Read more »

Richmond – Directors Workshop – April 30th – $5/Free

Speaker BIO – Jesse Vaughan – 30-time Emmy Award Winner American Filmmaker Jesse Vaughan just completed his film “The Last Punch,” which chronicles Muhammad Ali’s last fight as seen through the eyes of first time promoter James Cornelius. Before directing his first feature film Juwanna Mann for Warner Bros./Morgan Creek, starring Vivica A. Fox, Miguel… Read more »

Hampton Roads – VPA State of the Industry – April 23 – Free

The annual STATE OF THE INDUSTRY is a celebration of film and video production in Virginia where film professionals and those who aspire to be get together. Enjoy complimentary food, wine, beer and soft drinks with your film industry colleagues. There is no cost to attend. One of the highlights of the evening is the Expo that… Read more »

Prince William County-Casting Call-May-Paid

Prince William County Schools Media Production Services seeks NON-UNION actors. Seeking two actors: -Girl that looks 14-15 years old -Parent to play mom or dad of teenage girl $200/a day. Shoots in the VA/MD/DC area. For dates, details, and submission instructions, please click here. Submit to SuperNOVA casting ASAP!

Richmond – VCU Film Industry Panel – Apirl 16 – free

Join us for an industry panel!   Featuring: Screenwriter Megan Holley (Sunshine Cleaning) Sound Designer Dean Hurley (David Lynch’s sound guy) Martin Agency EP/SVP Brett Alexander (GEICO, etc) on a panel about the future of the film industry and it’s impact on Richmond. AND meet our senior VCU Cinema students! In their NEW space – the loft at The… Read more »

Statewide – Movie/TV Idea Competition – Apr 14/16 – $30 fee

The 16th Great Movie Idea and 14th Great TV Show Idea contests are searching for original feature film and television series concepts. Ideally, unique stories a global, diverse audience can connect with. NEW FOR 2019: Every entrant receives brief feedback from a judge with remarks on the pitch’s marketability and originality. Accepted entries include loglines, synopses,… Read more »

D.C. Camera – Lens and Camera Workshop – May 8 – FREE

Please join DC Camera May 8th 6:30-9pm  for a Lens and Camera Workshop led by Hurlbut Academy Member and DP Peter Nicoll, as well as the DC Camera team. The Workshop will focus on the differences between cinema, anamorphic, and still lenses, and discuss how each type of lens can affect the image, and help… Read more »

Fairfax – Casting Call for Web Video – Apr. 19 – PAID

522 Productions is filming a web based video for Sandboxx. The character in this video will be towards the end of military basic training, aka bootcamp, and receive a letter from his mother back home. He will quickly write back, happy to know that his family is thinking of him.   Sandboxx is an app… Read more »

Virginia Beach – Casting Call Student Thesis Film – May 3-5 – UNPAID

Jamin Lee Anderson is looking for actors for her thesis film, Silkworm. It is about a Korean-immigrant Mother and her Korean-American daughter’s relationship. The script is ready. The shooting will be in Virginia Beach area on May 3rd to 5th (From Friday to Sunday).   * Non-union, unpaid student project * Planning to film this… Read more »

Midlothian – Casting Call for Student Short Film – May 21-22 – UNPAID

The Hitchhiker is a short horror/suspense film about a woman who gets more than she bargains for when she picks up a hitchhiker in the middle of nowhere. Shoot will take place over the course of two days. One day will be evening into early morning. The second day will be an afternoon into early… Read more »

Virginia Beach – Casting Call Live to Tape Student Show – Apr. 18 – UNPAID

Auditions: ****Please submit an audition tape with your name and availability. All audition tapes must be submitted no later than April 18, 2019.*** Send all audition tapes to: Olivia Williams (Casting Director) olivwil@mail.regent.edu ***Please Put “ASO” in subject line of email***     ***Below is an overview of the filming schedule. Please be mindful of all… Read more »

Statewide- VA Film Festival Call For Entries – July 15 – FREE

Filmmakers from around the world are invited to submit feature films, documentaries, shorts, animation, virtual reality, and experimental projects. Accepted films will be eligible for category-specific awards, including the Programmer’s Awards, Audience Awards for which moviegoers vote via ballots, and Commonwealth Awards for Best Virginia Feature Film and Best Virginia Short Film. The regular submission… Read more »

Richmond – Seeking Hand Model – TBD April – Paid

Production Company is looking for a FEMALE hand model for a tabletop shoot with animation, similar to: https://vimeo.com/253979130. We are looking for dark- or tan-skinned hands, “racially ambiguous” or light-skinned African American. We are looking to cast three 15-second spots that will be broadcast and appear on social media. COMPENSATION: $250/buyout. Please send a photo… Read more »

Richmond – Learn about the Union & meet reps, Local 487 I.A.T.S.E. – April 14 – Free

Have you worked on any film or television productions in southern Virginia?  Do you want to pursue this as a career?   Come meet Ellen Popiel, Secretary/Treasurer of Local 487, I.A.T.S.E Studio Mechanics. They represent film technicians in Virginia, Maryland and DC who work behind the scenes to make the magic happen. Find out what… Read more »

Hampton Roads/Williamsburg – Casting Call and Crew search – Two days in Late May – PAID

Short: Limbo-A psychological thriller following a dead man’s attempt to hold onto his life. Will be submitted to film festivals upon completion. Small grant funded, passion project. All positions paid.   CREW: Email: aorgain99@gmail.com with “Limbo-Position Name” as subject line. In body of the email include: FULL NAME, PHONE NUMBER, EMAIL Send in RESUME and… Read more »

McLean – Casting Audience Members – May 2nd – PAID

Casting audience members for a series of 6 TED-style talks. One day shoot, 8 hours total, $100 for the day, lunch will be provided. Audience members can be any gender or ethnicity, ages 21-49, just need to come dressed professionally, as if you are attending a series of company talks. Contact Sarah Franke at sarah@greenbuzzagency.com