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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 »

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 »

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

Richmond – Casting for short film – TBD, April & May – paid

Casting Call: Seeking an actress (caucasian female in her twenties) for a locally produced short film in Richmond, VA. Compensation provided. Shooting will be a couple of days in April and May 2019. The story follows a struggling musician who is haunted by memories of a past relationship. Please respond with interest to Ariel Unser,… Read more »

Pembroke – Giles County Film Screening Night – April 26 – Free

The Giles County Film Office will host a screening for local filmmakers and their work!   Time and date: Friday, April 26, 6:30-8:50 PM Location: Castle Rock Golf Club, 900 Castle Rock Dr, Pembroke VA 24136 Free and open to the public. More information–https://www.facebook.com/events/2269165906634521/

Norfolk – Open Casting Call for feature – April 12 & April 16 – Paid

Casting Director Holding Open Casting Call for Extras in Hampton, Virginia For upcoming Feature Film   Production title: THE GATEWAY Production Type: Feature Film (SAG) Production location: Norfolk Virginia Casting Director: H. Jäderlund Open Call Location: 4410 E Claiborne Square, Hampton, VA 23666 (Enter Building at  East Entrance) then proceed to  3rd Floor. Compensation: YES / Professional Pay   KEY… Read more »

Richmond – Director’s workshop – April 30 – $5/Free

Richmond VPA presents the: Directors Workshop: Sharing Secrets to Improve Your Skills   Jesse Vaughan, a 30 time Emmy Award Winner, will share secrets to improving your skills as a director.   Time and Date: Tuesday, April 30 Networking 6:30 PM Meeting/Workshop 7:00 PM   Location: Metro Productions 8570 Magellan Pkwy #400, Richmond VA 23227… Read more »

Statewide – VA Film Festival Call for Entries – June 10 deadline – Free/fee

Submit Your Film to the 32nd Annual Virginia Film Festival Today! Filmmakers from around the world are invited to submit feature films, documentaries, shorts, animation, virtual reality, and experimental projects. Each year, the VAFF brings in a fascinating selection of guests, from internationally acclaimed directors and actors to professors and leading cultural experts who lead… Read more »