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Norfolk – Virginia Made Movie Premiere – June 4 – $15

MOVIE MADE IN VIRGINIA BEACH TO PREMIERE JUNE 4 AT THE NARO   Gold, greed and wrath surface in “Kill Devil Hills,” a horror-thriller from writer-director Butch Maier   VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia – “Kill Devil Hills,” a horror-thriller movie from Virginia Beach writer-director Butch Maier and his Sumbadhat Productions, will make its world premiere Saturday, June 4, at The Naro… Read more »

RICHMOND – International Film Festival – June 7-12 – $10 Tickets

ATTENTION FILM COMMUNITY OF VIRGINIA! Come out to the Richmond International Film Festival, taking place from June 7th through June 12th, and check out these Virginia affiliated films! Information regarding these films’ screenings and link to purchase tickets below! Tickets: https://riffva2022.eventive.org/welcome   A LITTLE SUN Wednesday, June 8th at 7:00PM at the Byrd Theatre AUTO PLUS… Read more »

CHARLOTTESVILLE- Indie Film Festival- June 11th 7pm- $25 Entry Fee- $20 Tickets

The Indie Short Film Series are pleased to invite you to submit to the Indie short FILM SERIES scheduled in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, June 11, 7p, at the city’s only truly independent theatre cultivating opportunities for independent filmmakers. Attached is the full press release for the June 11th installment. More information about submission is located on… Read more »

Statewide – 2022 VSC Opens April 1 – Free

THE 2022 VIRGINIA SCREENWRITING COMPETITION WILL OPEN ON APRIL 1, 2022.  THE DEADLINE IS  JUNE 1, 2022. HOW TO APPLY To submit a screenplay into the competition: Email a PDF of the script to screenplay@virginia.org, following ALL listed HERE.  Please have the title of the screenplay in the file name. Fill out the accompanying online application here. If both steps… Read more »

Statewide – Virginia Production Alliance Annual Meeting – March 30 7 PM – Free

The Virginia Production Alliance’s annual update meeting will be this Wednesday, March 30 at 7:00 p.m. They will present the 2022-2023 Board of Trustees slate and hear legislative and upcoming project updates from VFO director Andy Edmunds and VPA legislative director Matt Benedetti! Agenda:   Annual Awards Slate of 2022-2023 State Board Candidates Legislative Update… Read more »

Richmond – The Byrd Theatre’s National Science on Screen Night – March 22 – $8

The Byrd Theatre participates in National Science on Screen Night with other grantee theaters across the country The Byrd Theatre, our region’s premier motion picture palace is proud to be a recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Cooledge Corner Theatre Science on Screen Grant. The Byrd Theatre is participating in 9th National evening of… Read more »

VPA: Film Industry Support Information

From the Virginia Production Alliance: Please see the attached link from the Washington Post, published this past Sunday by Beau Cribbs. It encourages Virginia legislators to support increases in film incentives. See the link to the article here.  Below the link, we are providing contact information to key members in the House of Delegates Finance Committee and… Read more »

Hampton Roads – Casting for dramatic short film – 01/21/22-01/22/2022 – non-paid

ACTORS AND ACTRESSES NEEDED Looking for two lead rolls for short film (student film) This is a Dramatic short that will be making the rounds in the coming film festivals. Looking for female late 20/30’s to play an independent mother. Also casting male early 20’s someone who could pass for a teenager. Logline: A introvert… Read more »

ALL – Richmond – Pocahontas Reframed Film Festival Nov. 19-21 – Passes Available ($10-25)

The Pocahontas Reframed Film Festival is this weekend at the VMFA in Richmond! For those interested in more films or unable to visit in-person, there will also be a supplemental Virtual Festival with additional films! This year’s Pocahontas Reframed Film Festival is November 19-21, 2021 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The Festival, now in its fifth year, stems… Read more »

STATEWIDE – 2022 RIFF CALL FOR ENTRIES – Submission Deadline Nov. 19

2022 RIFF CALL FOR ENTRIES:  Submission Deadline November 19, 2021. For Virginia filmmakers: Exclusive Submission Discount for $15 off with code:  vip22project Submit your project through Film Freeway:  https://filmfreeway.com/RICHMONDINTERNATIONALFILMFESTIVAL -About- The 11th Annual Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) is one of the largest festivals in the Mid-Atlantic East with the city of Richmond consistently landing… Read more »

Ashland – Screening of Dopesick Ep 103 & Beth Macy Q&A – Nov 4 – Free

The Ashland Theatre will host a special discussion with award-winning author Beth Macy, and a screening of the third episode of Virginia-filmed Hulu limited series DOPESICK on November 4 at 7 p.m. Macy co-wrote the episode, “The 5th Vital Sign,” and wrote the eponymous novel that inspired the series. She will join Virginia Film Office… Read more »

ALL – TV premiere of ‘The Art of Willie Crockett & Virginia’s Eastern Shore’ docu from VA filmmaker – Aug 1 – Free

New documentary The Art of Willie Crockett and Virginia’s Eastern Shore  from Virginia filmmaker Dave Miller airs August 1 on MPT The Art of Willie Crockett and Virginia’s Eastern Shore, a new documentary about one of the Chesapeake Bay region’s most celebrated artists, will have its TV premiere on Maryland Public Television (MPT) at 4:30… Read more »

DMV Area – Casting For Netflix Feature Film – July 26th – PAID

Carlyn Davis Casting is looking for talent for a SAG-AFTRA Netflix Feature filming in the Washington, DC area on Monday, July 26, 2021. We are currently looking for the following type: 1-Star General: Male, 50s-60s, African American or Asian. Fit/military type. Union and Non-Union Talent may apply For consideration or for more information please email Carlyn@carlyndaviscasting.com with… Read more »

Virtual – Introduction To Screenwriting Conference – Georgetown University – July 17th – Register Now!

Georgetown University’s Center for Continuing and Professional Education is offering Introduction to Screenwriting this summer via live Zoom video conferencing. This affordable six-week class is open to all and will mirror a traditional classroom setting with regular student interaction, engaging activities, and the dynamic exploration of topics and concepts.  Anyone interested in learning basic formatting, plot structure,… Read more »

CHARLOTTESVILLE – Feature Seeking Crew – July 5-19 – PAID.

PROJECT: A ULB 16mm heist feature, shot by local artists with local talent and crew. REQUIREMENTS: Experience with guerrilla style shooting as a boom/mixer, 5 wireless lavs in kit (few scenes require five, average 2-3). WHAT THEY HAVE: They have access to a ZOOM8 mixer, a Rode NTG3, a few cheap lavs, and some less… Read more »

Virtual – Upcoming VPA Camera Event – Register Today! – May 26 – $5/Free

  With so many camera options, what are you shooting on? Click HERE to learn more about our upcoming event! There are as many answers to this question as there are producers, directors, editors, and cinematographers.  Register to attend this event! Get ready to get your inner video NERD on cause we’re going to float on… Read more »

Virtual – Discussion with Production Designer David Crank – May 12 – $5/free

Join the Virginia Production Alliance on Wednesday, May 12 at 7PM for an exclusive online interview and Q&A with Virginia native David Crank, a 2021 Oscar nominee for the Tom Hanks film News of the World. Mr. Crank has worked for more than two decades in film, including Knives Out, There Will Be Blood, Concussion, Hannibal, and Fools Rush In. He… Read more »

Statewide – Roy W. Dean Film Grant Accepting applicants for Summer Grant – June 30 deadline – Fee

Celebrating its 30th year, the Roy W. Dean Film Grants is now accepting submissions for its 2021 Summer Grant. The Roy W. Dean Film Grants are awarded 3 times each year to films that are unique films and that make a contribution to society.  From the Heart Productions, the 501(c)3 non-profit sponsoring the grant, is also offering the… Read more »

Virtual – Narrative Screenwriting: Careers for Writers in Film in Television Webcast – May 6 – Free

Georgetown University’s School for Summer and Continuing Education invites you to Narrative Screenwriting: Careers for Writers in Film in Television, a 35-minute Knowledge @ Noon webcast hosted by faculty member Kevin Downs on May 6 @ 12:10 PM.   Admission is free and open to the public.  For more information and to register, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/narrative-screenwriting-careers-for-writers-in-film-and-television-tickets-151493805049

Virtual – VPA Industry Summit and Annual Meeting – April 20 7PM

Join the VPA Tuesday, April 20 @ 7 p.m. for our Industry Summit and annual meeting. We will hear from a panel featuring Andy Edmunds of the Virginia Film Office, Alison Rosa of the Directors Guild, and Katy Garrity of the Producers Guild (Capital Region Chair). REGISTER HERE !

Virtual – 15 free production workshops by W&M Global Film Fest – March 22-27 – Free

The W&M Global Film Festival is offering 15 free production workshops from alumni working in the arts and entertainment industry, running March 22-27. The full list of sessions is below. All workshops are hosted on Zoom and are free and open to the public. Registration, full session details, and presenter bios are available at wmglobalfilmfestival.com/workshops.  … Read more »

Virtual – Virginia Production Alliance Film Industry Summit – April 20, 7pm – Registration Required

Join us for our second virtual “Film Industry Summit” and Annual Meeting as we feature a panel discussion with Andy Edmunds of the Virginia Film Office, Alison Rosa of the Directors Guild, and Katy Garrity of the Producers Guild. April 20, 7 p.m. Register @ https://virginiaproductionalliance.org/event-4212538


The 14th annual W&M GFF will take place March 25-28, 2021. This reimagined version of the event features a virtual festival with over 40 programs including films, conversations, and filmmaker Q&As. Program highlights include Sundance 2021 favorites (Strawberry Mansion, Misha and the Wolves, The Pink Cloud, My Belle My Beauty) and some of the best International films of 2020… Read more »