• NOTE: If you are submitting a casting call, the Virginia Film Office only posts paid positions unless it is for a student film.

Richmond – Final Act Drama Acting for Film and Television Course – Fee

Final Act Drama presents  Acting for Film and Television Course  This multi-week course starts April 9th, 2019 | Tuesday’s 6:30 – 8:30pm This 5-week acting course, designed to prepare an actor for commercials, feature films, and TV performance.   Learn the fundamental acting skills like character development, improvisation, movement and speech dynamics. Are you trained to deliver… Read more »

Fairfax – Actors information event – March 28 – Free/$5

Ever wonder how to find jobs in the Mid-Atlantic area? How to compete with fellow actors in NY and LA? What type of package (resume, headshot, reel) a professional needs? If you should join SAG/AFTRA or not?   Join the Virginia Production Alliance on March 28th as an expert panel tackles common issues actors face… 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 »

Richmond – 26th French Film Festival – March 28-31 – Fee

26th French Film Festival – Richmond – Mar. 28-31 On March 28-31, the 26th French Film Festival will take place in the Byrd Theatre in Richmond. For 26 years, the festival has earned acclaim, in the U.S. and in France, for introducing more than 700 French and francophone films to American audiences. Over 850 directors,… Read more »

Richmond – James River Film Festival – March 13-17 – Fee

The 26th James River Film Festival will be screening its signature blend of eclectic film programming at the VMFA, Byrd Theatre, VCU’s Grace St. Theater, Visual Arts Center, Gallery 5, and Richmond’s Main Public Library March 13-17, 2019. James River Film Festival Site    

Richmond – Screening of “Sunshine Cleaning” – March 6 – $5

Big Screen Classics: Sunshine Cleaning & The Projectionist Presented By Screenwriter Megan Holley   Richmond film screenwriter and director Megan Holley invites you a special screening of her short film, THE PROJECTIONIST followed by the feature film, SUNSHINE CLEANING for which she wrote the screenplay.   A short Q&A will follow.   The Byrd Theatre http://byrdtheatre.com   Wednesday,… Read more »

D.C. – Line Producing two-day program with Marueen Ryan – March 9 & 10 – Fee

PGA CAPITAL REGION PRESENTS: A LINE PRODUCING 2-DAY PROGRAM BY MAUREEN A. RYAN This 2-day training course will teach members the essential skills of Line Producing – from pre-production through post-production. This step-by-step workshop focuses on what you need to know to line produce LOW BUDGET INDEPENDENT SCRIPTED projects, NOT studio films, network films/television or… Read more »

Richmond – Panel on Using smart phones to film – Feb 26 – $5/free

Hosted by Richmond VPA: USING SMART DEVICES TO FILM! February 26, 2019 Metro Productions 8570 Magellan Parkway Suite 400 | Richmond 6:30 PM Networking | 7:00 PM Panel VPA Members FREE | Guests $5   More information here: https://www.facebook.com/events/368872950389445/   Whether stopping by to check it out, or seriously considering membership, we encourage you to come… Read more »

Richmond – RIFF Presents: RIFFx: University Battle of the Bands – Feb 16

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16TH The Richmond International Film & Music Festival Presents the RIFFx: University Battle of the Bands, Live Battle Round The Richmond International Film & Music Festival (RIFF), ​one of the largest competitive international festivals in the Mid-Atlantic, held on April 23rd-28th, 2019, launched a new venture in 2018 called “RIFFx: University Battle of… Read more »

Richmond – China Fest – Feb 14-17 – Free

ChinaFest will have three featured events and five screenings. They are in their 14th year and all events/screenings are free and open to the public.     FESTIVAL EVENTS: The Irby B. Brown Lecture The Art of War (And Peace): Understanding China’s Perspective and Its Return To Being a Superpower Thursday, Feb 14 | 7:00… Read more »

NORFOLK – Cinematography Panel – Feb. 5 – FREE to $5

Invite to the 2019 Hampton Roads VPA Cinematography panel and an evening of questions and answers from some of the area’s cinematographers, including Richard “Luke” Richards and Curtis Bogges. 6:30pm-9:00pm at Old Dominion University Theater. (Plenty of parking around the theater.)   Check in/networking 6:30 -7pm Panel discussion 7 – 9pm   Free for current… Read more »

RICHMOND – Swamp: Documentary Screening – Feb 8th – FREE

Informal Evening of Film, Science and Discussion Address: Community Idea Stations | 23 Sesame Street | Richmond, VA 23235 6 PM Reception and Activities 7 PM Film, Conversation, Q & A with Director/Producer, Randall MacLowry and Dr. Jeremy Hoffman, Science Museum of Virginia Climate and Earth Scientist FREE but registration required Join them for an… Read more »