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ACTORS & ACTRESSES NEEDED This is for a content marketing campaign. Wage are within a range of $15-20/hr, on a half-day’s work (6 hours) in the Hampton Roads area. The shoot will last for one day within the first week of September, so please plan accordingly. There will not be a formal audition due to… Read more »

Virtual and In-person – Richmond International Film Festival – Sept 8-13 – Tickets on sale now!

JOIN US SEPT 8-13, 2020 FOR THE RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: 6 DAYS OF CUTTING-EDGE FILM, MUSIC, AND EVENTS The Richmond International Film Festival is excited to have new dates. This year will be a hybrid model that includes select socially distanced physical events and a full virtual festival that patrons can enjoy from their… Read more »

Prince George County – Docu-style film seeking camera operator – tentative dates Sept 1-2 – paid

Prince George County/Washington D.C Area Looking for the following roles for a docu-style production 9/1 and 9/2: Camera Operator   CONTACT:  Kayline Anantua, kayline.anantua@buzzfeed.com Happy to provide further info upon request! Also open to recommendations for any other groups that might be more DC specific  

Richmond – Casting for Short film – Tentative dates Oct 24 & 25 – Paid

RICHMOND – CASTING FOR SHORT FILM – TENTATIVE SHOOTING DATES OCTOBER 24TH & 25TH – PAID CASTING FOR THE FOLLOWING ROLES: OFFICER LITTLE: late 30’s Caucasian male normally calm, precise and patient but tonight he is nervous and frantic as hell OFFICER MILLER: mid 30’s Caucasian male who loves to brawl, who believes he is… Read more »

Statewide – Roy W. Dean Film Grant Fall 2020 – Oct 31 deadline – fee

Created to help independent filmmakers get their films started or completed, the final Roy W. Dean Grant of 2020 is now open for applications.  Grant winner will receive $3,000 cash as well as approximately $28,000 more in film goods and production services.   Founded in 1993 by  Carole Dean, President of top rated non-profit  From the Heart Productions,… Read more »

Statewide – Hollins University Fall Students Available for Film/Arts Project Research Assistance

Opportunity: Research Assistance This Fall, the course “Research for the Arts” at Hollins University is looking for research projects. University students in the class will work with a filmmaker or arts organization to provide research materials for an upcoming production or event. The final product will be a research dossier for the writer or director;… Read more »

Richmond – Richmond International Film Festival – Volunteering Information

RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED  RIFF postponed its original 2020 festival dates (April 23-28) amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. We have redirected our efforts as a result leading to added innovations via a new virtual festival platform that will allow patrons, filmmakers, musicians, and partners across the globe to experience the festival in a… Read more »

Richmond – Arvold casting for commercial – tentative dates aug 27/28 – paid

arvold.casting is seeking actors for a non-union spec commercial 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://www.arvold.com/casting-call/wild-woman-spec-commercial/ Thank you! the arvold. team www.arvold.com

Virtual – Q&A with “Harriet” writer and director Kasi Lemmons – Aug 20 – Pay what you can

Q&A with the legendary Kasi Lemmons, writer/director of “Harriet”! She’s also known for “Eve’s Bayou,” “Talk To Me,” “Self Made” and acting in films like “Silence of the Lambs”!   On Thursday, August 20, writer/director Kasi Lemmons will share her writing process & directorial vision behind “Harriet” and her experience directing “Eve’s Bayou” and “Self Made.” The Q&A will be held on a… Read more »

Richmond – Cadence Theatre Company Announces Sitelines BLM – Deadline Sept 14 – $500 prize

Cadence Theatre Company Announces Sitelines BLM — Call for Screenplays and Scripts!  Submissions by Monday, September 14th CONTACT: Omiyẹmi (Artisia) Green @ avgreen@wm.edu  The Theatre is historically known as “the seeing place” and a sightline—an unobstructed view or an expanded vision—is an important consideration in theatre practice. From a technical point of view, one of… Read more »

Richmond – casting for comedy short – tentative dates aug 22/24 – Paid

Casting “Arthur’s Best Day Ever,” a comedy short film for this years my rode reel competition.   Seeking: Arthur Miller – 30-45 He is experiencing the best day of his life and everything is going his way. He’s a portly man with a nerdy side. All Ethnicities. Lily Martinez – 30-45 Lily gets proposed to… Read more »

Arlington – Casting for pilot “THE ARLINGTONIAN” – tentative dates aug 17-aug 21 – paid

Production title: The Arlingtonian Union / Non-Union: Non-Union Production Type: Independent Project length: Short Film (15 minutes) Production location: Arlington, VA/Washington DC Shooting Location: Arlington, VA CONTACT: Skinny Corleone, 49thparallelfilms@gmail.com http://www.49thparallelfilms.com Dates: August 17-21, 2020 “Pilot” Arlington, Virginia circa the 2008 financial crisis: When Wilson loses his job, it triggers a special 2008 recession clause… Read more »

Chesterfield – seeking translator for set – Sept 7 – paid

Korean documentary prepping is seeking a local assistant to translate on set for non-English speaking crew. Some set experience preferred but not required, ability to translate quickly and work in a fast paced environment key. Would be in-person and comply with up-to-date COVID-19 standards.   Contact: Paul Oh, paul.k.oh110@gmail.com, (301) 814-5930

Richmond – RIFF Arts Institute Grant for Financial Assistance – Open August 10

The RIFF Arts Institute is Awarded a Grant from the Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond Funding to be Dedicated to Unemployed Artists Impacted by COVID-19 To learn more and apply, visit their site.  The RIFF Arts Institute (RAI) has been awarded a grant from the Community Foundation’s Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund advisory committee… Read more »

Richmond – Anne Chapman Casting seeking 4 Local to RVA Actors for SAG Short Film – Sept 2020 – Paid

  Anne Chapman Casting seeking 4 Local to RVA Actors for SAG Short Film Shooting in RVA in September 2020 – Virtual Auditions COVID-19 Production Protocol Will Be Followed Due to COVID-19 Travel Concerns this is a Local Production using Actors Local to Richmond, Virginia PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU ARE NOT LOCAL TO… Read more »

Richmond – 48Hour Film Project Postponed to 2021, additional virtual opportunities NOV 2020

It is with great disappointment that we announce that the Richmond 48 Hour Film Project is postponed until next year, 2021 due to unmitigated restrictions necessitated by COVID-19. We did not reach this decision easily, but ultimately, the safety and well-being of our amazing filmmaking community is our utmost concern. We eagerly look forward to… Read more »

Norfolk – Casting call for short film – tentative dates Aug 30 – Paid

This short film will be a re-make of the movie “The sisterhood of the traveling pants” shoot will be a one day shoot. Shoot date is 8/30/20 for 6 hours. Compensation will be $50 for the project. Meals will be provided. Casting call date will be 8/9/20 from 12-4pm. Roles- African American women – age… Read more »

Lynchburg – Casting for Student film – tentative dates Nov 2-9 – Paid

Lynchburg University Student film: Casting Call for male actor, between 25-35, any race, preferable muscular frame to play a hitman named Michael in an upcoming short film ‘A Killing Conscience.’ ABOUT THE ROLE: Michael is a relatively young, but skilled hitman who has been killing for 5 years. He’s focused, and confident, but has recently… Read more »