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RIchmond – Casting for student film – tentative date july 18 – non paid

Seeking African American Woman (35-45) to play the lead in a powerful monologue scene. INFO ABOUT THE ROLE Being black in America has never been an easy task. This short scene seeks to explore the frustration and emotions of an unapologetically strong black woman living in a land where she doesn’t feel welcome or safe. This… Read more »

Virginia Beach – Groundworks Companies Casting TV Commercial – June 25-26 – Paid

Groundworks Companies is shooting a TV Commercial. PAID. Actors Needed: Male mid 30s to mid 40s. Male Mid 30’s Female Mid 30’s Baby, from 3 months to 1 year old. Male late 60s Female late 60’s Concept: A man, a young couple with their baby and an older couple are at their home worried because… Read more »

Lynchburg – Casting for student film – tentative dates nov 10-19 – paid

Liberty University Student Film: Casting Call for white male age 40-60 to play Dr. James Franklin in a sci-fi drama set in the 1950s ABOUT THE ROLE Doctor James Franklin is a brilliant but eccentric scientist working for a secret government organization studying alien life. A timid man at heart, he is supported by his… Read more »

Richmond – Casting for Music Video – Tentative dates july 3-18 – paid

Music video for artist Islam Rap God song “Pig”. We need several roles to be cast. Police Officers, Girlfriend. friend and extras Needed: State Troopers – 2 White Adult Males, Age doesn’t matter, 2hrs of work $25 an hr. City Police Officers – 3 Black Adult Males, Age doesn’t matter, 2hrs of work $25 an… Read more »

Lynchburg – Crew and Casting for student film – tentative dates 9/29-10/6 – Paid

LYNCHBURG – CASTING CALL FOR STUDENT SHORT FILM – TENTATIVE DATES, SEPT 29 – OCT 6 – PAID Description: “Perfect Harmony” – a perfectionist composer wars against her relentless inner critic to write the perfect piece. Seeking composer: needs to be knowledgeable in classical music. Lead Roles: 1. Female, 20’s [Actress will play two roles].… Read more »

Lynchburg – Student film casting call – Tentative dates Nov 10-19 – Paid

STUDENT FILM CASTING CALL-African American Woman mid-20s Seeking African American Woman  to play Vivian in sci-fi drama set in the 1950s. INFO ABOUT THE ROLE Vivian is a confident, kindhearted, and intelligent lab assistant working under Dr. James Franklin for a secret government organization studying alien activity. Her relationship with her mentor Dr. Franklin is… Read more »

Lynchburg – Casting for Student short – Tentative dates Oct 27-Nov 5 – Paid

Currently casting for student short film: Lynchburg, VA TENTATIVE DATES: Oct 27-Nov 5 LEAD ROLE: Asian Female, age 23-29 (preferably Japanese) SUPPORTING ROLE: Asian Female, age 50-70 (preferably Japanese) SUPPORTING ROLE: Male, age 23-29 SUPPORTING ROLE: Male, age 40-50 If interested, please email papercut.a.short.film@gmail.com to set up an audition. If possible, please include a headshot,… Read more »

COVID-19 Update from the Virginia Film Office

Dear Friends, As communities begin moving toward measured economic re-opening, please stay tuned for updates and links to best practices and suggested guidelines.  Our goal will always be to ensure the safest return to the work we know and love. At this time we ask that everyone adhere to all health and safety practices recommended… Read more »

VIRGINIA PRODUCTION ALLIANCE COVID-19: Relief Options for Small Businesses and Freelancers (Free Live Webinar) 

VIRGINIA PRODUCTION ALLIANCE COVID-19: Relief Options for Small Businesses and Freelancers (LIVE Webinar)  FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2020 — 12 PM (NOON) LOCATION:  ZOOM WEBINAR This live, 1-hour session will be presented by Timm Johnson, Director of the George Mason University Small Business Development Center. He will share valuable information on relief options and resources available to business owners impacted by COVID-19.  As director of… Read more »

Statewide – COVID19 Resources for Industry from the Virginia Production Alliance

The Virginia Production Alliance is well aware of the situation that the coronavirus has brought to our livelihoods. We have collected resources from our allies at the Virginia Film Office, IATSE, SAG-AFTRA, Virginia Chamber, and Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association that may help you through this time. Unemployment Filing information: An unemployment insurance claim is filed against the state or… Read more »

A Letter to Our Virginia Film Community

Dear Friends, As we know, our industry is made up largely of smaller companies and both creative and technical freelancers, making it very fragile in this public health crisis. This necessary lockdown has resulted in the cancellation of production activity across Virginia. This unprecedented time in history will test us all; financially, emotionally and socially.… Read more »

Richmond and DC – Casting for Documentary – March 30, april 3-7 – paid

Casting call for non-union historic reenactment roles to be filmed in the Richmond and DC areas March 30th, April 3rd, and April 7th. Roles are part of a historic documentary on woman’s suffrage that will air on PBS later this year. Auditions will be held in Richmond on Tuesday, March 17th. Rate: $250/day Roles: ORA:… Read more »

Manchester – student project seeking young actress – 3/21 – non paid

INDEPENDENT STUDENT SHORT FILM SEEKING YOUNG ACTRESS – Looking for an actress that fits a 10-12 year old description and is comfortable with FX Makeup and anatomical props. There are no lines, but entirely emoting and facial expressions. SHOOT DATE: 3/21/20 LOCATION: Manchester, VA SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS Email cassidy.g.scott@gmail.com with the subject line “Vulture Casting”. Please… Read more »

Richmond, VA – Actors – Casting Call for Documentary – March 17th – paid

Casting call for non-union historic reenactment roles to be filmed in the Richmond and DC areas March 30th, April 3rd, and April 7th. Roles are part of a historic documentary on woman’s suffrage that will air on PBS later this year. Auditions will be held in Richmond on Tuesday, March 17th. Rate: $250/day Roles: ORA:… Read more »

Northern Virginia – Short film seeking 7 actors – April 10-12 – Paid

NORTHERN VIRGINIA SHORT FILM – SEEKING 7 ACTORS – APRIL 10-12 – PAID SAG-AFTRA Short Film “Tyndall Typewriters” seeking 7 Actors – $125/day Producer/Writer/Director: Theodore A. Adams III Producer: Victoria Chang Director of Photography: Kunitaro Ohi Line Producer: Elizabeth Martins Casting Associate: Cailynn Birts Shoot Dates: April 10 – 12, 2020 Shoot Location: Fairfax, Virginia… Read more »

Richmond – Casting notice for streaming episodic series – April 1-15 – Paid

arvold.casting is seeking actors in the MidAtlantic and Southeast regions for a streaming episodic series 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://arvold.com/casting-call/streaming-episodic-series-106/

Richmond & Virginia Beach – Casting for Independent student film – March 17-18 – Paid

“For Lillian” – Independent Student Production Storyline: Following the death of her mother, Evelyn drags her sister on a road trip to their childhood vacation spot in an attempt to carry out the perfect memorial ceremony. Shoot Dates: March 17th & 18th Shoot Location: Richmond, VA & Virginia Beach, VA NON-UNION Actors will be compensated… Read more »

Richmond – Actress – Short Film – Paid

After his son goes missing, a father seeks answers when a stranger shows up in his place.   Blue is the upcoming “subtle sci-fi” short from the award-winning filmmakers behind Cardinal and Redlining.   Our team is seeking a versatile actress to play a county sheriff’s deputy who may just hold the answer to the… Read more »

Norfolk, VA – Anne Chapman Casting & ODU Film – Seeking 7 Actors – April 2-7 – Paid

ACTORS Anne Chapman Casting & ODU Film – seeking 7 actors – SAG-AFTRA Short Departmental Film – $125-150/day Swamp Nation ODU Film Program SAG-AFTRA Short Departmental Film Production Company: ODU Film Director: Priya Vashist Producer:  Harvest Bellante Writer: Priya Vashist Casting Director:  Anne Chapman Casting Assistants: Mariah Johnson, Kaitlyn Wright, Kha Tran, Ashley Mazza, Wendell… Read more »

Richmond – Casting – Streaming Episodic Series – paid

Arvold.casting is seeking actors in the MidAtlantic and Southeast regions for a streaming episodic series 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://arvold.com/casting-call/streaming-episodic-series-106/ Thank you! the arvold. team www.arvold.com _______________________________________________________

Richmond – seeking actress – TBD March – Paid

Indie film looking for a Caucasian actress for project filming in March. Must be available week ends. Play 22-25 and be able to speak with slight  “European” accent (non specific country). Respond with head shot (if available) and recent selfie to: nottarentino@gmail.com

Richmond – Casting call for streaming episodic series

arvold.casting is seeking actors in the MidAtlantic and Southeast regions for a streaming episodic series 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://arvold.com/casting-call/streaming-episodic-series-105/ Thank you! the arvold. team www.arvold.com

Richmond – Casting actors for 12 short films – casting dates 2/25, 3/03, 3/17 – unpaid

Sonja BERTUCCI, Filmmaker/Visiting Assistant Professor in Film Studies at the University of Richmond & “FILM PRODUCTION 302” are seeking 26 ACTORS for 12 non-union SHORT FILMS (around 5-10 minutes). ALL PROJECTS WILL BE SHOT BETWEEN MARCH 9th and APRIL 7th, 2020. AUDITIONS AND LOCATIONS: Auditions will be held on specific dates or by appointment at… Read more »

Washington, DC – Seeking local actors – award winning cable network

arvold.casting is seeking local actors for a pilot from an established, award-winning cable network filming in and around Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC.   Please find further details and submission instructions in our casting notice here: https://arvold.com/casting-call/cable-network-pilot/   Thank you! the arvold. team www.arvold.com