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Charlottesville – Teaching Specialist needed for film workshops – 8/1/2024 – Paid

ABOUT LIGHT HOUSE STUDIO We are a fantastic creative team committed to making Charlottesville a better place for all our citizens! Light House Studio equips young people with the skills and confidence to tell their stories and build community through filmmaking. Located on Charlottesville’s bustling downtown mall in the historic Vinegar Hill Theatre, our staff… Read more »

Alexandria – VPA Lighting Showcase and Networking Event by Barbizon – May 30th – Register

Virginia Production Alliance Our next event in NOVA District is coming up and you do not want to miss it! Lighting Showcase and Networking Event by Barbizon When: May 30th – 6:30 PM Where: Barbizon – 6437G General Green Way, Alexandria, VA 22312 To register, visit this link: https://virginiaproductionalliance.org/event-5723679 Join us for an illuminating evening… Read more »

Richmond – 48 hour film festival how to panel – May 8th – Free

Attention Richmond-Area Filmmakers! Get ready to ignite your creativity, because the highly-anticipated Richmond 48 Hour Film Project is back this summer! Registration opens Monday, May 6, so mark your calendars, and seize the opportunity to secure the best price and a head start on the competition during our Early Bird period! Kick off the Project… Read more »

Richmond – VPA presents winning editors panel event – April 23rd – Register

The Virginia Production Alliance – Richmond District Registration is open for our next Richmond district event – grab your ticket and invite your friends to this great panel event! Cinematic Mastery – Winning Editors 48 Hours Panel Event When: April 23rd 5:45pm – Networking 6:00pm – Panel Event Where: Visual Arts Center – 1812 W… Read more »

Virtual – Pitching Master Class – April 4th – Fee

Join Marilyn Atlas and Laurie Scheer to learn how to make a masterful pitch for your film or series. The presenters bring years of experience from both sides of the desk that will be shared in this program.  Our goal is to give you the confidence and information you need to sell your ideas to… Read more »

Virginia – WIFV Documentary Development Fellowship Call for Applications – DEADLINE 4/30 – Application Fee

Women in Film & Video (WIFV) is inaugurating a Documentary Development Fellowship program, exclusively available to members of WIFV and members of Filmmakers with Disabilities-Documentary (FWD-DOC). This program will give documentary filmmakers a safe space to learn about the ecosystem for indie docs during a six-month program of 3-4 workshops/month to support Fellows in taking… Read more »

Falls Church – Acting School to portray famous people from History – April-June 2024 – Fee

The Cheryl Felicia Rhoads Northern Virginia Acting School Actors Portray Famous People From History! www.cherylrhoads.com ALL AGES – KIDS (10 Up),TEENS, and ADULTS! Begins Sunday April 7th – 3pm to 5pm *NO CLASS SUNDAY May 26th, MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND *FINAL CLASS FILMING SUNDAY June 9th – Noon thru 6pm This character filming class taught in… Read more »

Richmond – Voiceover Seminar from Cadence – April 27th & 28th – Registration Fee

Discover Your Voice Elevate Your Artistry in Our Immersive Voiceover Seminar with Rob Scoggins, Jr. and Red Amp Audio New Voice Acting Workshop from Cadence! In the arts and entertainment industries, your voice is a valuable tool, resonating through animation, film, TV, games, and ads. Our immersive class includes training with Rob Scoggins, Jr., a… Read more »

Fairfax – Reminder: VPA presents Ask an entertainment attorney event – February 15th – Register

Ask an Entertainment Lawyer: An Evening with Kirk Schroder (In-Person) When 15 Feb 2024 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Location ThunderShot Studios: 9425 Mathy Drive Suite B Fairfax, VA 22031 To register, visit this link: https://www.virginiaproductionalliance.org/event-5482279 We have another fantastic event coming up in February! Registration is required in advance of the event. We will… Read more »

Richmond – Cadence theatre in person acting intensive – February 25th – Registration Fee

Cadence announces in-person intensive with Award-winning casting director and educator, Erica Arvold, in downtown Richmond, VA! FROM THEATRE TO FILM Together, we’ll harness each individual’s theatrical craft and practice using tools and methodology to internalize authenticity for the screen as well as amplify their film/tv charisma. Sunday, February 25th from 3-6p RPAA inside the Dominion… Read more »

Statewide – VPA & IATSE Hosting Film Industry Advocacy Zoom Seminar – Jan 7 – Free

IATSE 487, the Virginia Production Alliance, and their partners are holding a virtual training session to discuss how you can be an effective citizen advocate, educating leaders on the importance of the film industry, during this year’s upcoming Virginia legislative session. Session begins on January 10. The call will be recorded in case you aren’t… Read more »

Virtual – Screenwriting Program – February 6th – Class Tuition

Earn a Certificate in Screenwriting from Georgetown University This 12-week program covers all the essentials needed to write marketable screenplays/teleplays for film, television, and the web. Classes meet virtually in the evenings, twice weekly, for 1.5 hrs. each. Our classes are open to all and begin on February 6. Go to the website below for… Read more »

Zoom – WIFV presents How to stand out as a filmmaker – December 11th – Fee

Among all the talented people in this industry, how do you ensure you stand out?  You might be wondering, ‘What can I do to make a lasting impression? How can I captivate people’s attention and foster connections and potential collaborations?’ And this is just the beginning. Once you have a project in hand, the challenge shifts… Read more »

VIRTUAL – WIFV 2024 Mentorship Program Application – Deadline Jan 15 – MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

WIFV Seeking Mentees and Mentors for 2024 Mentorship Program! Applications are now being accepted from WIFV members seeking to be paired with an industry professional. You can apply to be paired with a mentor for a specific project or for general career mentorship. Whether you’re an emerging filmmaker or an experienced professional pivoting to a new… Read more »

Virtual – Hampton Roads VPA Film Tax expert Zoom – December 11th – Register

Virginia Production Alliance – Hampton Roads presents: Bring your tax questions and join us as VPA Hampton Roads welcomes Jonathan McCormick, Tax Manager at Stewart and Company, CPA in Virginia Beach. Jonathan has been in the tax industry serving individuals and small businesses for over 18 years. He specializes in individual taxation with large focuses on rental real estate,… Read more »

Richmond – Adult Acting Classes – 2024 – Fee

Adult Acting Classes Unstaged: An organic approach to the art and craft of acting Unstaged is an adult acting class designed to unlock your potential as an actor, a storyteller, or simply as a person, through an organic approach to the art and craft of acting, and the experience of being. Taught by Rusty Wilson,… Read more »

Charlottesville – Filmmaker Panels at the Virginia Film Festival – October 28th – Free

The VAFF hosts a series of panel discussions on Saturday of the Festival. All panels are free, unticketed events. Please arrive fifteen to thirty minutes before the listed start time to find a seat. Link to Panel Lineup: https://virginiafilmfestival.org/panels/ THE LAST OF US – PRODUCTION MASTERCLASS Saturday, October 28, 2023 10:00 AM Irving Theater in… Read more »

Charlottesville – Light House Studio ‘Stay Awake’ Screening & Masterclass – Oct. 13 & 14

Light House Studio is excited to screen the film Stay Awake and host a Q&A with the film’s writer and director Jamie Sisley at Vinegar Hill Theatre on Friday, October 13, 2023.  The following day, Jamie will lead a two-hour master class for high school students and adults. STAY AWAKE FILM SCREENING  Friday, October 13th at 6:30pm | Recommended for… Read more »

Charlottesville – Adrenaline Film Project Workshop Open for Applications – Oct. 8 Deadline

The Adrenaline Film Project is Open for Team Applications! 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 »

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 »

Virtual – Workshop on Line Producing – August 24th – Tickets

Join Women in Film and Television United States (Wiftus.org) and Women in Film and Video New England (wifvne.org) as we bring you an epic workshop on Line Producing. Our expert Line Producer is BD Gunnell: BD Gunnell is an independent feature film producer with over a decade of experience in the film industry. Starting as… Read more »

Sterling – VPA NOVA Writer’s Workshop – June 29th – Register

When: June 29th, 6:00–8:00 PM Where: 21631 Ridgetop Circle Suite 200 (2nd floor), Sterling VA 20166 Join fellow writers and VPA members at a writer’s workshop on Thursday, June 29th, from 6-8 pm. Be sure to bring your creative juices with you! Whether you’re a seasoned writer with numerous awards or interested but struggling to… Read more »

Richmond – VPA Meet Animator and Filmmaker, Dash Shaw Event – June 27th – Register

The Virginia Production Alliance presents: Meet Richmond Animator and Filmmaker Dash Shaw Virginia is for Animators & Animated Film Lovers! Learn more about animation and where animated film is headed from a successful filmmaker. Learn about the making of his films Crytozoo and My Entire High School Is Sinking into the Sea.  Bring your questions and friends! When:… Read more »

Richmond – VPA Ask an entertainment lawyer event – Tonight! – Register

So you have legal questions about filmmaking? We know someone with answers. Join us for an evening with renowned Entertainment Lawyer & longtime VPA Sponsor Kirk Schroeder. Kirk will take your questions ranging from copyright to partnerships. Come on out to the Visual Arts Center of Richmond for answers and fellowship with the film community. When 23… Read more »