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Middletown – From Farm to Film Screenings – LDR Creative LLC is Seeking Short Film Submissions – Free

Los Angeles based LDR Creative LLC, in partnership with Thorndale Farm LLC, is seeking 3-4 history themed short films that were filmed in Virginia and or that promote some aspect of Virginia’s rich history for presentation at the outdoor event, From Farm to Film. From Farm to Film is being held at historic Thorndale Farm in Middletown,… Read more »

Virginia Screenwriting Competition Deadline is May 27!

VIRGINIA FILM OFFICE ANNOUNCES  31st ANNUAL VIRGINIA SCREENWRITING COMPETITION The Virginia Film Office’s  2019 Virginia Screenwriting Competition is now open for submissions.  The film office established the competition, now in its 31st year, to provide Virginia screenwriters with a forum for their work and an opportunity to present their scripts to professionals in the motion… Read more »

Virginia Screenwriting Competition Accepting Submissions

VIRGINIA FILM OFFICE ANNOUNCES  31st ANNUAL VIRGINIA SCREENWRITING COMPETITION The Virginia Film Office’s  2019 Virginia Screenwriting Competition is now open for submissions.  The film office established the competition, now in its 31st year, to provide Virginia screenwriters with a forum for their work and an opportunity to present their scripts to professionals in the motion… Read more »

Statewide – Submit your Feature script to the 48Hr Film Project – June 15 deadline – $15

Calling all writers!   The 48 Hour Film Project, in partnership with the award-winning Dutch production company NOBS, announces its inaugural Feature Script Project! Veteran 48HFP filmmakers and writers are invited to submit their original scripts for a chance to have it developed for production!   Here are the highlights:   Contest is open to… Read more »

Statewide – Poe Film Festival Discounted Submissions – June 15 – FEE

Virginia Filmmakers who submit feature films, documentaries, or short films to the 2019 Poe Film Festival Pro Film Awards through FilmFreeway can enjoy a 50% discount on submission fees through June 15.  We’re looking for outstanding storytelling films in all genres. Submit at https://filmfreeway.com/PoeFilmFestival  using the discount code: VAFILM2019 Now in its third year, the Poe… Read more »

Statewide – Roy Dean film grant – April 30 deadline – fee

The Roy W. Dean Film Grants funds independent feature films, documentaries, web series, and short films with budgets of $500,000 or less that are unique and make a contribution to society that, without its help, might otherwise never get made. More information available here: https://fromtheheartproductions.com/roy-w-dean-film-grants-and-awards/ Upcoming deadlines: SPRING Grant Deadline – April 30th SUMMER Grant Deadline –… Read more »

Statewide – Movie/TV Idea Competition – Apr 14/16 – $30 fee

The 16th Great Movie Idea and 14th Great TV Show Idea contests are searching for original feature film and television series concepts. Ideally, unique stories a global, diverse audience can connect with. NEW FOR 2019: Every entrant receives brief feedback from a judge with remarks on the pitch’s marketability and originality. Accepted entries include loglines, synopses,… Read more »

Statewide- VA Film Festival Call For Entries – July 15 – FREE

Filmmakers from around the world are invited to submit feature films, documentaries, shorts, animation, virtual reality, and experimental projects. Accepted films will be eligible for category-specific awards, including the Programmer’s Awards, Audience Awards for which moviegoers vote via ballots, and Commonwealth Awards for Best Virginia Feature Film and Best Virginia Short Film. The regular submission… Read more »

Statewide – VA Film Festival Call for Entries – June 10 deadline – Free/fee

Submit Your Film to the 32nd Annual Virginia Film Festival Today! Filmmakers from around the world are invited to submit feature films, documentaries, shorts, animation, virtual reality, and experimental projects. Each year, the VAFF brings in a fascinating selection of guests, from internationally acclaimed directors and actors to professors and leading cultural experts who lead… Read more »

Statewide – Virginia Film Festival Call for entries – Deadline June 10 – Fee/Free

Calling all filmmakers… our 2019 Call for Entries is now open! Accepted films will be eligible for category-specific awards, including the Programmer’s Awards, the Audience Awards for which moviegoers vote via ballots, and the Commonwealth Awards for Best Virginia Feature Film and Best Virginia Short Film. The deadline for film submissions is June 10. To… Read more »

Statewide – Catapult Documentary Fellowship accepting applications – Deadline March 20 – Fee

SFFILM and the Catapult Film Fund support filmmakers in the early stages of development on compelling, story-driven, feature-length documentary films. The fellowship is geared towards emerging filmmakers who have directed short films previously and for whom this is their first feature, or filmmakers who have directed one or two features already. Submission Deadline: March 20,… Read more »

Winchester – Virginia Emerging Filmmakers Festival: Call for submissions – Early deadline march 1 – Fee

Virginia Emerging Filmmakers Festival announced by The Film Studio at Shenandoah University and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Winchester, VA A STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL Submit Films Via FilmFreeway Fees: Earlybird by March 1st: $3.00  Standard by March 31st:  $5.00 A new film festival for current high school and college students will take place April 12 –… Read more »