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A VCU Student Film Production is seeking 1 lead actor and 3 actors in supporting roles. Synopsis A recently divorced husband high on drugs comes up with an insane plan to save his ex wife from kidnappers he himself hired. His terrible plan goes horribly wrong and creates one big mess. [Linus]- Man, Plays 50.… Read more »


Student horror short film seeking cast and crew. Richmond, VA. Etain (20’s Female): Newest artist on the rise in popularity. Jaded with her experience, she searches for the “truth” in art, almost finding comfort in obsession. Tyler Maine (Early 30’s): New to acquisitions and has just landed his biggest client, Etain. He considers her a… Read more »

Northern Virginia- Casting for traveling exhibition-project date: 10/18/21- paid

VOICE ARTIST NEEDED ISO a male Arab-American voice artist to work with Cortina Productions as the narrator for 5 media exhibits for a traveling exhibition on Ramses II. Total narration time: 15 minutes. This is a non-union job, flat rate $1500. Ideally, artist will have access to a recording studio, but Cortina Productions will coordinate… Read more »


Experimental Short Horror Film Casting 4 Actors. A horror anthology of a supermassive threat under your feet. Chloe Abbott, a film senior at VCU, is looking for 4 actors for a short film. Synopsis: The largest organism in the world is a fungal colony in Malheur National Park, Oregon. It stretches over 3.4 square miles with a… Read more »


Seeking actors to play the role of Teenage Edgar Allen Poe for a short film. Preferring males aged ~14-17 with ~5’6″-5’8″ height and dark, thick, wavy hair. One half day shoot in Richmond early November, paid. Projected date: 11/02/2021 Contact Arthur Dark at HollywoodGraveyard@gmail.com For more information, visit his website here: https://www.hollywoodgraveyard.com/about


Seeking actors to play the following roles (paid 125/day needed on set) – Keonna (MAIN)// Cis-Woman, Black, 18-22 Keonna Jones, 21 years old. She is a dark skinned thick woman, who is getting to a point where she’s beginning to feel confident in her weight. Sometimes she struggles with trying to find what to wear… Read more »

Richmond – Casting for feature film – Late September – paid

Anne Chapman Casting & Monat Productions are seeking 1 actor for a SAG-AFTRA ULB feature film shooting in Richmond in September, 2021 for 2 days @ $211/day   COVID-19 Production Protocol Will Be Followed, including proof of vaccination & Negative COVID-19 test before coming to set.   Historical Film SAG-AFTRA Ultra Low Budget Feature Film… Read more »

Arlington – Casting Woman – Fall 2021 – Paid

Small NoVA production company casting woman (20-30s) for non-union role in web video highlighting northern Virginia hospital OB program. Two locations (Arlington County house and hospital/park setting). Small, fully-vaccinated crew in PPE. Actor must be willing to provide proof of vaccination and own transportation and hair/make-up in the interest of limiting crew size for set… Read more »

Richmond – Casting for Geico Commercial – Sept 8 – paid

Casting for GEICO with Celebrities – Richmond, VA – SAG Commercial Scale- Digital only   We are seeking the following talent for our upcoming production on September 8, 2021, in Richmond, VA. JUMP ROPE – Girls and Boys – Any ethnicity – play ages 8 – 10 – jumping rope (client is open to friend… Read more »

Richmond – Indie feature seeking actors – TBD September – Paid

Local Indie Production company seeks the following talent:   Caucasian Male – play 40-50 Hispanic Male – Play 30-50 Hispanic Male – Play 25+   Talent will participate in a single scene projected to shoot in RIchmond on a week-end day in September. Pay is $100 plus meals. Please send submission to shrinkwrapped804@gmail.com


All applicants please list availability for – Thurs Sept 16 – Sun Sept 19 Thurs Sept 30 – Sun Oct 3 RATE: $175/10 Role must be willing to work local to Richmond, VA (no compensation can be provided for travel/accommodations). 10hr day does not include travel. There are three exterior shoot days in September, and… Read more »

Richmond- Children Actresses- August 7 &8- PAID

*URGENT* CASTING CALL – NON-UNION – SHORT FILM MADDI August 7th and 8th Richmond Virginia RATE:$100 COVID-19 protocols will be followed Travel not covered, and they prefer submissions from Richmond locals due to COVID-19 Executive Producer: Nikita Moyer Director/Writer: Leanne Burke SUBMISSIONS: Send current headshot/resume/reel to: maddifilm@gmail.com • Include your name and the role you… Read more »

DC Metro Area – Casting For Short Film “The Talk” – September 25th – PAID

  Casting for the short film “The Talk” Short film by T. L. Scott (TIMELESS Productions) & Jameil Player (Visions Filmworks) Richmond, VA September 25th, 2021 Pay for both positions is $100 for 5hrs. Father -Black male – ages: 35-50 Teenage son Black Male – ages: 14-17 Please submit a resume and head/body shots to… Read more »

RICHMOND, VA – Background for feature film – July 25, 27 – PAID

Seeking background players for Sunday, July 25 in downtown Richmond. Call will be at 6:15AM. Shoot will not last longer than 3 hours. Wardrobe is office friendly and/or casual. Pay is $30 plus breakfast.   Also seeking background players for Tuesday, July 27th near 5501 Midlothian Turnpike in Richmond. There are two shoots: neither will… Read more »

Richmond- Casting for music video/short film-August 21st, 22nd & September 3rd- Paid

  Casting for music video/short film. August 21st, 22nd & September 3rd. Rain dates September 10th & 17th. Day 1 shooting will be on Aug21st at Hobson’s Lodge, Richmond VA & at CEO Studios Richmond, VA. Day 2 & 3 shooting will be at several places around Richmond Please submit resume and head and body… Read more »

Washington, DC – Casting Call for Feature Film – July 26, 2021 – UNPAID

Carlyn Davis Casting is looking for talent for a SAG-AFTRA Netflix Feature filming in the Washington, DC area on Monday, July 26, 2021. They are currently looking for the following types: Military type: Male or female, any ethnicity, 20s-40s, fit. Must have or be willing to get Military haircut. Union and Non-Union Talent may apply… Read more »

Richmond- Casting Call for Short Film- August 1st-3rd- Paid

CASTING CALL – NON-UNION – SHORT FILM MADDI First weekend of August – 2/3 days Richmond Virginia RATE:$100-$150/shoot day COVID-19 protocols will be followed Travel not covered, and they prefer submissions from Richmond locals due to COVID-19 Executive Producer: Nikita Moyer Director/Writer: Leanne Burke SUBMISSIONS: 1) Send current headshot/resume/reel to: maddifilm@gmail.com • Include your name and… Read more »

Richmond-Casting for an independent short film- Oct 1-31 2021- PAID

Casting “Constructs,” an independent short film that explores race through the lens of 12-year-old Janvier. Synopsis: Constructs chronicles the ways in which race has been internalized by a mother and daughter in the suburbs of Richmond, Virginia–a city where the shadows of the confederacy and colonialism continue to loom in present day. Looking to fill… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Call – July 5-7 – PAID

Anne Chapman Casting & VCUarts Cinema are seeking 3 Local to RVA actors for a short student film shooting July 5th, 6th & 7th, 2021. Rate: $200/shoot day – Final authorization for engagement of services is dependent upon university budget approval. COVID-19 Production Protocol Will Be Followed. Due to COVID-19 Travel Concerns this is a… Read more »

Pulaski – Casting For Wildfire Prevention PSA – June 26th – PAID

Casting a biracial pre-teen / teen boy for a National Wildfire Prevention PSA. PRODUCTION SHOOT IS THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 26th ALL DAY. We are looking for an 11-15 year old in a non speaking role. It is possible we may offer a momentary line. ABOUT THE ROLE: The pre-teen actor is the youngest child in… Read more »

Richmond- Casting – July 16-18- PAID

Seeking an actor for WAITING PERIOD, a short film shooting in Richmond, VA July 16th – July 18th. Writers: Julia Greer and Julia Weinberg Director: Taylor Lee Nagel Producers: Nadine Lübbeling and Celina West Rate of Pay: $200 dollars flat ELISE (20s) – Any ethnicity, tough exterior with a vulnerability she’s worked all her life… Read more »

Harper’s Ferry, W. VA and Va Beach- Casting for Comedic Drama- August 12-13 & 26-28- Paid

Title: “Band-Aid-Jesus” Primary Contact: Richard Santoro Primary Contact Phone: (757) 404-3610 Primary Email: richsant7@aol.com   “Band-Aid Jesus” is a comedic drama about a little girl who befriends a life-sized crucified Jesus in church and decides to heal Him, which triggers supernatural events that her mom and the church are too blind to see. They need… Read more »

Hopewell, Petersburg, Richmond – Background casting for feature film – June-August – paid

Background casting for Tapawingo! Foggy Bottom Pictures feature film Tapawingo will shoot in locations across Central Virginia this summer. The coming-of-age comedy starring Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite, Blades of Glory) and Billy Zane (Titanic, Curfew) will film in Hopewell with additional locations in Petersburg and Richmond. If you are interested in applying for a background acting position,… Read more »