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Chesapeake – Documentary seeking PA/Driver – Nov 19-23 – Paid

Catalyst Films seeking PA/Driver to work on a 30-minute film for a Sesame Workshop documentary series on HBO Max. Film aims to explore the impact of parental military service on the lives of children in two families in the United States. Production assistant/driver must have valid drivers licence, ideally near or around Chesapeake, VA. The… Read more »

Richmond – Casting for Limited Series – Dec 2020-May 2021 – Paid

arvold.casting is seeking local & regional actors for an established streaming network show filming in and around Richmond, VA. Those with and without experience are encouraged to submit!   Please find further details and submission instructions in our updated casting notice here: https://www.arvold.com/casting-call/limited-series/  

Statewide – Roy W. Dean Grant – Deadline Oct 31 – Fee

The Last grant for 2020 is closing on October 31, 2020, you still have time to apply.   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… Read more »

VIRTUAL-VIRGINIA FESTIVAL OF THE BOOK-OCT 22,25-REGISTER NOW

When My Time Comes Film Screening & Discussion with Diane Rehm Thu. 10/22 | 5:30 PM After the death of her beloved husband John Rehm, Peabody-award winner Diane Rehm began to examine the option of medical aid in dying. This documentary feature offers a moving and informative examination of the right to die movement and the facts… Read more »

Virtual and Charlottesville – Virginia Film Festival – Oct 21-25 – Tickets available now

The Virginia Film Festival kicks off today and runs through the weekend–October 21-25 With over 70 virtual events and screenings and 10 drive in movies, you have ample opportunities to catch all of this years amazing films and listen in on conversations with today’s top film artists. Explore the full program at the link below!… Read more »

Richmond – Casting for Limited Series – Dec 2020-May 2021 – Paid

arvold.casting is seeking local & regional actors for an established streaming network show filming in and around Richmond, VA. Those with and without experience are encouraged to submit!   Please find further details and submission instructions in our updated casting notice here: https://www.arvold.com/casting-call/limited-series/  

Richmond – Casting short film – Nov 6-8 – paid

Casting “Blurred Lines,” a short film. Synopsis: After an officer accused of murdering a 14-year-old boy is acquitted, the son’s father kidnaps him seeking revenge. Role Type: Lead Gender: Male Age Range: 30-45 Ethnicity: White / European Descent Role Description: The father of a biracial son kidnaps the cop who murdered him. Role Type: Supporting… Read more »

VIRTUAL – David Powers Conversation – October 8th

Documentary vs. Narrative: Lessons Learned as a Writer / Director Join for a conversation with David Powers and learn how he approaches his projects. David’s first feature film, “By the Grace of Bob” was the opening night film at the Richmond International Film Festival in 2016. David’s recent project, the documentary “Heard” about social issues… Read more »

VIRTUAL – Poe Film Festival – Nov 13th-19th – Single Pass $10 Fee

The 2020 Poe Film Festival will screen its Official Selection Films online during the festival on Friday, November 13th through Thursday, November 19th. They’re working with FestiVee to showcase an entirely online film festival. Their filmmakers honor mystery writer and poet, Edgar Allan Poe with original and adapted films, animations and documentaries. Advance passes are… Read more »

Virtual & Middleburg – Middleburg Film Festival – Oct 15-18 – Tickets available now

The Middleburg Film Festival is taking place this weekend!  OCT 15-18 This years festival will have drive-in movie options, as well as virtual screenings, conversations, tributes, and events! Find the full schedule of events here: https://films.middleburgfilm.org/  

Remote – Documentary Editing Class – 10/22/20-11/12/20 – Fee

Docs in Progress is offering a remote course led by Paul Moon to educate students on digital storytelling. This virtual class is designed for anyone new to documentary editing. 6 Zoom sessions will introduce participants to editing software and techniques. Costs range from $375-$425. Contact the Interim Executive Director, Barbara Valentino, through (301) 789-2797 or… Read more »