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Richmond – Stuck at Home 48HFP – Free

Stuck at Home 48 COVID-19 Quarantine Blues got you down? We got you! For filmmakers who are looking for a creative outlet in these uncertain times, we have the Stuck at Home 48! This is a filmmaking competition open to any filmmaker around the world. On Friday night, you will receive a secret challenge. You… Read more »

Statewide – Roy W Dean Film Grant – Deadline march 31 – fee

The deadline for the first the Roy W. Dean Film Grant for 2020 is coming up fast.  All entries for the grant for independent filmmakers must be submitted by March 31st.   Celebrating its 28th year, the Roy W. Dean Film Grant seeks projects in need of help getting finished that are unique and make… Read more »

A Letter to Our Virginia Film Community

Dear Friends, As we know, our industry is made up largely of smaller companies and both creative and technical freelancers, making it very fragile in this public health crisis. This necessary lockdown has resulted in the cancellation of production activity across Virginia. This unprecedented time in history will test us all; financially, emotionally and socially.… Read more »

Richmond – Byrd Theatre seeking executive director – Paid

Byrd Theatre seeks Executive Director The Byrd Theatre Foundation seeks its first executive director to further the strategic plan for preservation and improvements, expansion of programs and partnerships, capacity-building; and to oversee theatre operations. Qualifications: proven success in film/theater/related field, planning, management, fund development, board and staff development, partnerships, communications and interpersonal skills. Send cover,… Read more »

DC – Tickets on sale for DC Webfest – April 2-5 – tickets on sale until March 27

Calling all creatives and digital content junkies from across the globe, the 8th installment of DC Web Fest is set to take place in Washington, D.C. Thursday, April 2nd – Sunday, April 5th, 2020! Ticket sales are now open until March 27th, 2020.  Get tickets here - https://dcwebfest.org/tickets Join us for a celebration of extraordinary digital… Read more »

Richmond and DC – Casting for Documentary – March 30, april 3-7 – paid

Casting call for non-union historic reenactment roles to be filmed in the Richmond and DC areas March 30th, April 3rd, and April 7th. Roles are part of a historic documentary on woman’s suffrage that will air on PBS later this year. Auditions will be held in Richmond on Tuesday, March 17th. Rate: $250/day Roles: ORA:… Read more »

Manchester – student project seeking young actress – 3/21 – non paid

INDEPENDENT STUDENT SHORT FILM SEEKING YOUNG ACTRESS – Looking for an actress that fits a 10-12 year old description and is comfortable with FX Makeup and anatomical props. There are no lines, but entirely emoting and facial expressions. SHOOT DATE: 3/21/20 LOCATION: Manchester, VA SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS Email cassidy.g.scott@gmail.com with the subject line “Vulture Casting”. Please… Read more »


Friends of Thorndale Farm*, in partnership with Thorndale Farm LLC, is seeking 4-5 short films (2-3 featurettes or 1 feature film may be considered) that were either filmed in Virginia or that promote some aspect of Virginia’s rich history for presentation at the outdoor event, From Farm to Film. The 2nd Annual From Farm to Film is… Read more »

Richmond, VA – Actors – Casting Call for Documentary – March 17th – paid

Casting call for non-union historic reenactment roles to be filmed in the Richmond and DC areas March 30th, April 3rd, and April 7th. Roles are part of a historic documentary on woman’s suffrage that will air on PBS later this year. Auditions will be held in Richmond on Tuesday, March 17th. Rate: $250/day Roles: ORA:… Read more »

Northern, VA – Head Shots – Fee

NYC Headshot photographer Guido Venitucci is returning to the DC area on March 28 and 29th.  Didn’t get as many pilot season auditions you were hoping for? Now’s the time to get new headshots and be on your A game before episodic season. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to get amazing headshots at a… Read more »

Northern Virginia – Short film seeking 7 actors – April 10-12 – Paid

NORTHERN VIRGINIA SHORT FILM – SEEKING 7 ACTORS – APRIL 10-12 – PAID SAG-AFTRA Short Film “Tyndall Typewriters” seeking 7 Actors – $125/day Producer/Writer/Director: Theodore A. Adams III Producer: Victoria Chang Director of Photography: Kunitaro Ohi Line Producer: Elizabeth Martins Casting Associate: Cailynn Birts Shoot Dates: April 10 – 12, 2020 Shoot Location: Fairfax, Virginia… Read more »

Statewide – Seeking documentary filmmakers and photographers for PBS project – submit now – paid

Seeking Documentary Filmmakers & Photographers in Virginia for “PBS American Portrait” Project   Link: American Portrait trailer   Link to apply: https://tinyurl.com/ryzesz4   Hello! We are currently seeking 2 artists with a documentarian mindset to help tell the stories of Virginia for a national storytelling project called PBS American Portrait. This project is aligned with PBS’s 50th anniversary celebration, and seeks to define… Read more »

Charlottesville , VA – Teaching Artist Part-Time Position – PAID

Light House Studio is looking for experienced filmmakers to lead and assist in mentoring workshops for 8-18 year olds. Lead Teaching Artists manage and lead filmmaking workshops. Assistant Teaching Artists work closely with the Lead Teaching Artist to facilitate filmmaking lessons and exercises. Summer 2020: Assistant Teaching Artists will be in charge of overseeing a small group of… Read more »

Richmond – Preview Premier of “Petersburg Rising” – Free Tickets

What the heck is going on in Petersburg? Has the city finally seen the worst of it? Come check out the world preview of the documentary “Petersburg Rising” for free! It is almost sold out BUT I have 40 tickets to give out. First come, first serve. WHEN: Friday, March 13th, 2020 at 6:30PM  … Read more »

Richmond – Casting notice for streaming episodic series – April 1-15 – Paid

arvold.casting is seeking actors in the MidAtlantic and Southeast regions for a streaming episodic series casting in Richmond VA. Those with and without experience are encouraged to submit! Please see our casting notice for further details and submission instructions: https://arvold.com/casting-call/streaming-episodic-series-106/

Richmond & Virginia Beach – Casting for Independent student film – March 17-18 – Paid

“For Lillian” – Independent Student Production Storyline: Following the death of her mother, Evelyn drags her sister on a road trip to their childhood vacation spot in an attempt to carry out the perfect memorial ceremony. Shoot Dates: March 17th & 18th Shoot Location: Richmond, VA & Virginia Beach, VA NON-UNION Actors will be compensated… Read more »