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Central Virginia – Open Background Casting Call for Basketball Pilot – Paid – June 22

Marinella Hume Casting is seeking paid background talent for a youth basketball project Open Casting Call for background roles. Date: Saturday June 22, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Location: 4300 Carolina Avenue | Richmond VA 23222 Seeking: All ethnicities Roles as students teachers, coaches, referees, neighbors, African-American families for roles as game spectators and neighbors… Read more »

DC – Film Night at the Mary Pickford Theater – June 20 – free

Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 7:00 p. m. Every month, films from the Library’s collection are shown at the Mary Pickford Theater in the James Madison building, ranging from titles newly preserved by the National Audio Visual Conservation Center film lab, classics from the National Film Registry, and lesser known titles worthy of discovery. THE… Read more »


Want to buy some gear, grill out AND save on your TIVA membership? Join us at this year’s eighth annual Mega Tech DMV Gear Sale/Exchange! This year, TIVA is partnering with the Virginia Production Alliance, Barbizon Lighting, the DMV Gear Exchange, and Hurlbut Academy to make sure this year’s event is a real show-stopper! As always, this is a great opportunity for folks… Read more »

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 »

Richmond, Virginia – Copyrighting your work – June 25th – $5/free

Mark your calendar for the next VPA Richmond District special event. Professor Christopher Cotropia from the University of Richmond will be speaking about Intellectual Property Fundamentals and Copyright Law.   June 25 Copyrighting Your Work Mobelux 1635 W Broad St Richmond, VA 23220 6:30 PM Networking. 7 PM event starts Free for VPA members; $5 Guests… Read more »

Chesapeake – VA Diasporic Communities Film Festival – June 2 – ticketed

In partnership with local Haitian chef Ariette Jeanisca of the Haitian event planning and catering company, Fusion Melange, the  Virginia Diasporic Communities Film Festival is hosting a multisensory experience of food and film!! On Sunday June 2, from 2pm-4pm at Indian River Library in Chesapeake, VADCFF is screening 2 Haitian films. Our themed films will be paired with a tasty Haitian… Read more »

Ashburn – Hope’s City Premier Screening – June 22 – ticketed

Dancing Ape Films is hosting the premier of our documentary at the Alamo Drafthouse in Ashburn, VA of June 22, 2019. The film, Hope’s City, details the history of and revitalization efforts undertaken by Pamplin City, VA after is was added to the Preservation Virginia Endangered Historic Places List in 2014. This screening is $26.50… Read more »

Richmond – Acting House Workshop – May 18 & 19 – fee

If you’re looking to get into acting, building your skills or tape for your reel? Then this workshop is for you.  From Script To Screen a powerful workshop in the Virginia area. Hosted by professionals and working actors in the business. For more information log on to www.dipglobalmedia.com   Acting House Workshops from Script To… 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 »

Richmond – Directors Workshop – April 30th – $5/Free

Speaker BIO – Jesse Vaughan – 30-time Emmy Award Winner American Filmmaker Jesse Vaughan just completed his film “The Last Punch,” which chronicles Muhammad Ali’s last fight as seen through the eyes of first time promoter James Cornelius. Before directing his first feature film Juwanna Mann for Warner Bros./Morgan Creek, starring Vivica A. Fox, Miguel… Read more »

Hampton Roads – VPA State of the Industry – April 23 – Free

The annual STATE OF THE INDUSTRY is a celebration of film and video production in Virginia where film professionals and those who aspire to be get together. Enjoy complimentary food, wine, beer and soft drinks with your film industry colleagues. There is no cost to attend. One of the highlights of the evening is the Expo that… Read more »

Richmond – VCU Film Industry Panel – Apirl 16 – free

Join us for an industry panel!   Featuring: Screenwriter Megan Holley (Sunshine Cleaning) Sound Designer Dean Hurley (David Lynch’s sound guy) Martin Agency EP/SVP Brett Alexander (GEICO, etc) on a panel about the future of the film industry and it’s impact on Richmond. AND meet our senior VCU Cinema students! In their NEW space – the loft at The… 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 »