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ALL – VIFFL Conversations w/ Mark Richard – Instagram Live 5/27 1pm – Free

Join the Virginia Film Office on Wednesday, May 27 at 1 PM on Instagram Live for our first interview in a series of talks we’re simply calling VIFFL Conversations — intimate chats between film office director Andy Edmunds and various friends in the industry with strong Virginia ties. We begin with a special one; Mark… Read more »

Notice Regarding Production in the Commonwealth of Virginia

Virginia is currently open to all safe, responsible production, following the suggested best health and safety practices set forth by the Virginia Department of Health, and Governor Northam’s Guidelines for All Business Sectors. The Virginia Film Office places the highest priority on the health and safety of our film community members.  As localities continue to enact measures toward… Read more »

Lynchburg – Student film casting call – Tentative dates Nov 10-19 – Paid

STUDENT FILM CASTING CALL-African American Woman mid-20s Seeking African American Woman  to play Vivian in sci-fi drama set in the 1950s. INFO ABOUT THE ROLE Vivian is a confident, kindhearted, and intelligent lab assistant working under Dr. James Franklin for a secret government organization studying alien activity. Her relationship with her mentor Dr. Franklin is… Read more »

Lynchburg – Casting for Student short – Tentative dates Oct 27-Nov 5 – Paid

Currently casting for student short film: Lynchburg, VA TENTATIVE DATES: Oct 27-Nov 5 LEAD ROLE: Asian Female, age 23-29 (preferably Japanese) SUPPORTING ROLE: Asian Female, age 50-70 (preferably Japanese) SUPPORTING ROLE: Male, age 23-29 SUPPORTING ROLE: Male, age 40-50 If interested, please email papercut.a.short.film@gmail.com to set up an audition. If possible, please include a headshot,… Read more »

Richmond – Feature Film Seeking Crew – TENTATIVE DATES Dec 2020 – Jan 2021 – Paid

Woodlake Productions is seeking crew for its upcoming feature film “The Council of Ten” Seeking: Director of Photography/Cinematographer 1st A.C 2nd A.C 1st A.D Script Supervisor Grips x2 Boom Operator Production Assistant x2 Hair/Make Up Artist Craft Services Please email woodlakeprod@gmail.com with the subject line being the position you are apply for. Submit resume with… Read more »

Lighthouse Studio Online Summer Film Academy – June 1 -Aug 31 – Prices vary

Who: Light House Studio What: Summer Film Academy Where: Online When: June 1 – August 21 (workshops are one week, M – F) How Much: Prices vary. Financial aid available. See our website for more details.   2020 ONLINE SUMMER FILM ACADEMY UPDATE We hope you and your families are figuring your ways through quarantine.… Read more »

Light House Studio Online Film Masterclass – May 19 – Register, pay what you can

Who: Light House Studio What: Online Masterclass with Hollywood Executive Jocelyn Diaz (bio below) When: May 19, 5:30 – 6:30pm EST Where: Online via Zoom link How: Register on our website HERE and pay what you can ($20 suggested value) About Jocelyn Diaz After graduating from the University of Virginia in 1999 with a degree in… Read more »

COVID-19 Update from the Virginia Film Office

Dear Friends, As communities begin moving toward measured economic re-opening, please stay tuned for updates and links to best practices and suggested guidelines.  Our goal will always be to ensure the safest return to the work we know and love. At this time we ask that everyone adhere to all health and safety practices recommended… Read more »

Statewide – VPA Screenwriting Contest – Open NOW, Deadline June 30 – Free

2020 VPA SCREENWRITING CONTEST CALLING ALL SCREENWRITERS, CALLING ALL SCREENWRITERS! Have you been sitting around bored in your house feeling like your creative juices are starting to fade because of this pandemic? Do you have an old script you have been hanging on to waiting for the right time? Why don’t you pick up that old script that… Read more »

Statewide – Richmond International Film Festival online Series – May 4 – Free

Richmond International Film Festival presents the RIFFx Online Series, co-presented by the RIFF Arts Institute. Monday, May 4 at 2pm RIFFx Series episode features 16 BARS with some very special guests! Catch it at 2pm Eastern time via Facebook Live Broadcast @ Facebook.com/RVAFilmFest

Statewide – The TIVA Peer Awards Live Stream – May 3 – Free

The #23rdTIVAPeerAwards will be streaming live from the facilities at Interface Media Group and Glass River Media (taking care to observe all social-distancing protocols) on Sunday, May 3, starting with a “virtual cocktail hour” at 5:30p and the ceremony itself at 6:15p. We will embed the YouTube livestream on our website, www.tivadc.org, and you can view directly from  YouTube here,… Read more »