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Fredericksburg – The Fredericksburg Film Festival is Now Accepting Submissions – ASAP – Registration

     Fredericksburg Square was one of the few buildings to avoid damage during the Civil War battle in this beloved Virginia city. Since then, through extensive renovations and additions, this old building with new tricks has been home to the Order of Elks, the five-star restaurant Augustine’s, and, currently, Water’s End Brewery. And in… Read more »

STAUNTON – Casting Call for Short Film – Summer 2024 – PAID

Casting for a 2 full day production of an adoption-themed short film in Staunton, VA, summer of 2024. The role we are casting for is the lead character, a young girl AMELIA (age between 6-8). This role is paid along with compensation to the parent of the child actress, to supervise on set and be… Read more »

Richmond – Casting call for student short film – 9/30-10/1 – Unpaid

Seeking child actors for a family drama short film. A 5-8-minute short film about children home alone on a busy school night learning to overcome the challenges of making dinner and completing their homework without their mother present. Anh: A female or male lead (appearing 10-13) in a slice-of-life drama, who plays the role of… Read more »

Charlottesville & Richmond – Assistant needed for short film – Week of Oct. 23rd – Paid

Hello, I’m producing a short educational film about my enslaved ancestor, Matilda Lewis Threlkeld and historical truth-telling today. We have a great crew and a great director, Loria King. We’re in need of an assistant, African American preferred given the film’s subject matter. The assistant will be paid $15 per hour for 10 hours per… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Call for Fine Art Photography Shoot – November 4th – Paid

Fine Artist seeks models over 18, no upper age limit to participate in a new project concerning identity, social media, and AI.  My goal is to show the work resulting from these images, which will include both photographs and large oil paintings, nationally/internationally.  Modeling, Acting, or Dance experience helpful but not strictly necessary. Must be… Read more »

Buckroe Beach – Casting call for student thesis film – Oct. 20th-22nd – Paid

Meet You, to Find Me is a student thesis film, and we are working on fundraising to ensure compensation for our leads. Exact compensation to be discussed. We posted a casting call previously, but after overwhelming submissions for Andrew and Elizabeth, we are now focusing on casting for our co-lead, Grandmother. Filming for scenes with… Read more »

Richmond – Women in Film and Video Happy Hour – September 25th – Register

Calling all female-identifying filmmakers and crew to join us in Richmond to network and build collaborations to support each other in our careers and projects. WIFV is honored to be co-hosting this event with SpangTV, a women-owned production company focused on creative storytelling solutions for brands, commercials, and content. 5:30-7:30 pm on Monday, September 25, 2023 Spang, 613 Wickham… Read more »

Richmond – Major Television Production Props and Set Auction – 9/28 and 9/29

Cannon’s will be auctioning off items from the set of a familiar series that filmed in Virginia, and the auction link is now live! The Richmond Times-Dispatch gives a great overview of the opportunity in an article below. Proceeds from the auction will go directly toward growing and supporting the film industry in Virginia.  Auctions days… Read more »

Charlottesville – Adrenaline Film Project now accepting applications – Deadline October 8th – Register

     Charlottesville, VA, September 8, 2023 – Light House Studio is seeking applications for the 19th annual Adrenaline Film Project, a narrative filmmaking workshop that includes pitching, writing, filming, and editing a short film in just 72 hours before screening it for a live theater audience!      This is no ordinary filmmaking workshop. Teams… Read more »

Richmond – The Richmond International Film Festival – September 26th-October 1st – Tickets

2023 FESTIVAL: SEP 26 – OCT 1 Early bird tickets now available. JOIN US FOR 6 DAYS OF CUTTING-EDGE FILM PREMIERES, LIVE MUSIC AND SPECIAL EVENTS!  RIFF, one of the largest international competitive film festivals in the Mid-Atlantic, brings more than 150 cutting edge film premiers to Richmond, Virginia plus nightly local, national and international… Read more »

Hampton Roads – Casting Call for corporate video – September 25th – Paid

**Casting Call** What: Looking for a variety of talent to play healthcare workers and patients in a corporate video. Where:Filming will take place in the Hampton Roads area. When: Time commitment will be 2-3 hours on one single day during the week of September 25th. How much: Pay will be $100 – $200 depending upon… Read more »

Richmond – Casting call for student short film – September 29th/30th – Unpaid

Seeking child actors for a family drama short film. A 5-8-minute short film about children home alone on a busy school night learning to overcome the challenges of making dinner and completing their homework without their mother present. Anh: A child female lead (appearing 10-12) in a slice-of-life drama, who plays the role of a… Read more »

Richmond & Buckroe Beach – Casting Call for Student thesis film – Oct 20th-22nd – Paid

Meet You, to Find Me is a student thesis film, and we are working on fundraising to ensure compensation for our leads Andrew, Grandmother, and Elizabeth. Filming will be taking place for two days in Richmond, VA and one day in Buckroe Beach, VA. Filming will be Friday October 20th – October 22nd. Exact dates… Read more »

Richmond – Afrikana Film Festival Sept. 14-17 – Various Prices

The Afrikana Film Festival is Sept. 14-17 in Richmond Virginia! The four-day Afrikana Film Festival, starting Thursday, offers more than 50 screenings, panel discussions, and workshops in venues across Richmond, with a focus on film, culture (including an increased focus on food this year), and celebration. Tickets and schedule are available below. Afrikana Film Festival

Harrisonburg/Northern Virginia – Casting Call for student production – October 2023 – Unpaid

“Red Crocodile” Writer: Trey Jordan Producers: Alison Pataky, Ellie Fenza, & Trey Jordan Log-line: Devastated by the sudden loss of her brother, Tiger Lily is thrust into a perilous underworld of her mafia family legacy. Special Note: We invite individuals of all ethnic backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexualities to audition. We are open to explore… Read more »

Charlottesville/Richmond – Casting Call for Independent feature Film – 9/24-10/12 – Paid

Seeking non-union background performers for a feature film shooting around the Charlottesville/Richmond area. “Do Us Part” is an R-Rated (but heartwarming) romantic comedy about three college, Rose, Mark, and Ryan, when Rose–Ryan’s unrequited love from college–shows up to his wedding to profess her love, and Mark, the lascivious best man, must keep the show on… Read more »

Northern Virginia – Casting call for student thesis film – 9/30-10/8 – Unpaid

My name is Parker Haller and I’m a senior at George Mason University, working on my senior thesis short film. “I Need Somebody” is about a popular social media influencer who hides his depression behind his online persona. I’m casting the two leads. Robert Hampshire is charismatic and lively, but privately he is solemn and… Read more »

Richmond – Crew call for student short film – September 2023 – Unpaid

Hello, This is a crew call for sound, art, and production department members for a 5-8-minute short film about children making a cozy dinner on a busy school night. More info about this production: Type of production: Non-union, student film Location: Richmond, VA Compensation: Unpaid Time: Last week of September (dates TBD) Please include a… Read more »

Charlottesville – Indie short film series – September 23rd – Tickets

We have an upcoming installment to wrap up the summer on Saturday, September 23, 7pm and hope that you will submit and/ attend. To submit your film: www.filmfreeway.com/indieshortfilmseries To buy tickets: https://sept23shorts.eventbrite.com Thank you!