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Norfolk – Casting Call for Student Film – April 12-14 – Unpaid

We are looking for actors to take part in an Old Dominion University student film called Questions Only. Below is the info needed. Production title: Questions Only Logline: A improv comedy aficionado challenges his friend to a game he feels he’s a champion at, only for his worst fear to be realized. Union / Non-Union:… Read more »

RICHMOND – CASTING CALL FOR SHORT FILM – MID-LATE JUNE – PAID

**CASTING CALL** PAID/NON-UNION PRODUCTION TITLE: Novocaine PRODUCTION TYPE: Short Film GENRE: Tonal Horror PRODUCTION LOCATION: Richmond DIRECTOR: Bryson Johnson PRODUCER: Andrew Roberts SHOOT DATES: Mid-Late June Synopsis: Recurring sleep paralysis and a severe tooth infection plague the gums and mind of Jamie, a man inhabiting a dark industrial world populated by haggard, aggressively non-communicative characters. Despite attempted solutions, Jamie seems entirely… Read more »

Virtual – 15 free production workshops by W&M Global Film Fest – March 22-27 – Free

The W&M Global Film Festival is offering 15 free production workshops from alumni working in the arts and entertainment industry, running March 22-27. The full list of sessions is below. All workshops are hosted on Zoom and are free and open to the public. Registration, full session details, and presenter bios are available at wmglobalfilmfestival.com/workshops.  … Read more »

Virtual – Virginia Production Alliance Film Industry Summit – April 20, 7pm – Registration Required

Join us for our second virtual “Film Industry Summit” and Annual Meeting as we feature a panel discussion with Andy Edmunds of the Virginia Film Office, Alison Rosa of the Directors Guild, and Katy Garrity of the Producers Guild. April 20, 7 p.m. Register @ https://virginiaproductionalliance.org/event-4212538

VIRTUAL – WILLIAM AND MARY GLOBAL FILM FESTIVAL – MARCH 25-28 – FEE

The 14th annual W&M GFF will take place March 25-28, 2021. This reimagined version of the event features a virtual festival with over 40 programs including films, conversations, and filmmaker Q&As. Program highlights include Sundance 2021 favorites (Strawberry Mansion, Misha and the Wolves, The Pink Cloud, My Belle My Beauty) and some of the best International films of 2020… Read more »

Virtual – Film Case Study: NOBODY WANTS US – March 18 – fee

Film Case Study: NOBODY WANTS US Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 6:30 PM Register Here: https://bit.ly/3uedziP Laura Seltzer-Duny and Robert Kanner will share their multi-year journey to bring the doc, NOBODY WANTS US to audiences. The program doesn’t stop there!  In addition to sharing how the film was produced, they will also share how the… Read more »

Richmond – Casting for film – March 27-28 – paid

Queens of the Screen Productions LLC. in association w/DIP Global Media Films LLC. Covid Compliance:   Electronic Submission Only! (Self-Tape, Headshot, Resume) OneNightStandTheFilm@gmail.com Shooting: March 27th & 28th (2021) $100 a day (speaking) $50 a day (non-speaking)   NIA WEAVER: 30’s, strong African American woman archetype, complacent in life, the one everyone depends on, has… Read more »

Statewide – Roy Dean Film Grant – Deadline March 31 – Fee

Open for films that are unique and that make a contribution to society, the deadline for Roy W. Dean Film Grant for Spring is fast approaching.  All entries for the film grant for independent filmmakers must be submitted by March 31st 2021.   Sponsored by the non-profit From the Heart Productions, the Roy W. Dean… Read more »

Richmond – Casting for 3 Short Student Films – March 27-28 – Paid

RVA – Anne Chapman Casting & VCUarts Cinema are seeking 8 Local to RVA actors for 3 short student films shooting March 27th & 28th, 2021 RATE: $150-$200/shoot day – Final authorization for engagement of services is dependent upon university budget approval.   COVID-19 University & Production Protocol Will Be Followed Due to COVID-19 Travel Concerns… Read more »

HARRISONBURG – CASTING FOR BIPOC SHORT STUDENT FILM – MAY 16-24 – NON PAID

Renaissance Woman LLC is currently casting for the part of Alex in “Camp Rebel.” This is a short film centered around BIPOC stories with a BIPOC production crew. To apply, please email camprebelfilm@gmail.com with headshots and an acting resume/reel if you have one. Please use the subject line “CAMP REBEL CASTING” and in the body of the… Read more »

Virtual – Conversation with Jai Jamison – March 10 – $5/free

Don’t forget to register for our virtual event with Jai Jamison! Richmond’s Jai Jamison – Writer on The CW’s Superman & Lois Series! Join the Virginia Production Alliance and Jai Jamison TONIGHT @ 7 p.m. as we discuss the highs and lows of a career in the film industry in Virginia and beyond. Jai will share experiences… Read more »

Williamsburg – Casting for student film – March 26-28 – non paid

Casting “The Sacrifice,” a student film. Synopsis: The Sacrifice is a short horror/thriller film about a young woman who goes to dog sit for a family in the suburbs for the weekend, however, things are not what they seem. As Bri tries to focus on writing her novel, she is unaware that she is being… Read more »

Virtual – “The Power of Asian/American” Speaker Series – March 11 – Free

Old Dominion University’s Department of Communication & Theatre Arts and our Film Program are proud to present an exciting upcoming event as part of our year-long speaker series focused on anti-racism: “The Power of Asian/American Cinema” w/ Dr. Celine Parreñas Shimizu In this lecture, new images of race, gender and sexuality in Asian/ American Cinema… Read more »

Statewide – Virginia Film Festival Call for Entries – Deadline July 5 – Fee/Free

Calling all filmmakers… our 2021 Call for Entries is now open! Accepted films will be eligible for the Programmers’ Awards and Audience Awards for which moviegoers vote via ballots. To learn more about how to submit your film for consideration, visit our Call for Entries page.  https://virginiafilmfestival.org/submit-a-film CALL FOR ENTRIES Every Fall, the VAFF showcases celebrated new narrative and documentary features, independent and… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Call for Student Film – March 28-April 11 – Unpaid

CASTING CALL Must be local to RVA Non-Paid/Non-Union Production Title: Sam Production Type: Short Film Production Location: Richmond, Virginia Director: May Suri Producer: May Suri and Ansel Scudder Shooting: TBA (late March/Early April) Synopsis: A group of close friends waits to hear from their friend who’s dad is in the hospital. JAMES (male): 15-17, Any… Read more »

Statewide – James River Writers Membership Discount – Month of March – $5 off

James River Writers exists to support and nourish the literary community (including screenwriters) in central Virginia. As a part of that mission, we have a strong, mutually beneficial relationship with our members. During the month of March, Individual and Student memberships are $5 off. The discount is automatically applied at checkout. Check out the website… Read more »