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Richmond – Stuck at Home 48HFP – Free

Stuck at Home 48 COVID-19 Quarantine Blues got you down? We got you! For filmmakers who are looking for a creative outlet in these uncertain times, we have the Stuck at Home 48! This is a filmmaking competition open to any filmmaker around the world. On Friday night, you will receive a secret challenge. You… Read more »

A Letter to Our Virginia Film Community

Dear Friends, As we know, our industry is made up largely of smaller companies and both creative and technical freelancers, making it very fragile in this public health crisis. This necessary lockdown has resulted in the cancellation of production activity across Virginia. This unprecedented time in history will test us all; financially, emotionally and socially.… Read more »

DC – Tickets on sale for DC Webfest – April 2-5 – tickets on sale until March 27

Calling all creatives and digital content junkies from across the globe, the 8th installment of DC Web Fest is set to take place in Washington, D.C. Thursday, April 2nd – Sunday, April 5th, 2020! Ticket sales are now open until March 27th, 2020.  Get tickets here – https://dcwebfest.org/tickets Join us for a celebration of extraordinary digital… Read more »

Richmond, VA – Actors – Casting Call for Documentary – March 17th – paid

Casting call for non-union historic reenactment roles to be filmed in the Richmond and DC areas March 30th, April 3rd, and April 7th. Roles are part of a historic documentary on woman’s suffrage that will air on PBS later this year. Auditions will be held in Richmond on Tuesday, March 17th. Rate: $250/day Roles: ORA:… Read more »

Northern, VA – Head Shots – Fee

NYC Headshot photographer Guido Venitucci is returning to the DC area on March 28 and 29th.  Didn’t get as many pilot season auditions you were hoping for? Now’s the time to get new headshots and be on your A game before episodic season. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to get amazing headshots at a… Read more »

Charlottesville , VA – Teaching Artist Part-Time Position – PAID

Light House Studio is looking for experienced filmmakers to lead and assist in mentoring workshops for 8-18 year olds. Lead Teaching Artists manage and lead filmmaking workshops. Assistant Teaching Artists work closely with the Lead Teaching Artist to facilitate filmmaking lessons and exercises. Summer 2020: Assistant Teaching Artists will be in charge of overseeing a small group of… Read more »

Richmond – Preview Premier of “Petersburg Rising” – Free Tickets

What the heck is going on in Petersburg? Has the city finally seen the worst of it? Come check out the world preview of the documentary “Petersburg Rising” for free! It is almost sold out BUT I have 40 tickets to give out. First come, first serve. WHEN: Friday, March 13th, 2020 at 6:30PM  … Read more »

Richmond – 60 Second Short Film Festival – Feb 29 – Free

The City of Richmond Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities (PRCF) Cultural Arts division, in partnership with the Enrichmond Foundation, will host the inaugural “60 Second Short Film Fest”. The festival will be held Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Pine Camp Cultural Arts Center, 4901 Old Brook Road, beginning at 7 p.m. Films will… Read more »

Leesburg – Loudoun Arts Film Festival call for submissions – March 21 regular deadline – Fee

Loudoun Arts Film Festival Loudoun Arts Film Festival is a non-profit organization serving as an international platform for independent filmmaking, creative expression and immersive entertainment. LAFF supports emerging and established voices, discovers award-winning filmmakers, curates innovative and interactive experiences, and introduces new technology and ideas through workshops, premieres, exhibitions, and live performance. Call for submissions!… Read more »

Ashland – Workshop with director Jeremy Workman – Feb 29 – Free

FILM WORKSHOP WITH JEREMY WORKMAN Saturday, February 29th at 2pm The director of the critically-acclaimed “The World Before Your Feet” comes to town for two screenings of his documentary at Ashland Theatre with Q&A after each film (2/28 and 2/29). On Saturday afternoon, Jeremy will lead a FREE workshop about filmmaking and editing. Jeremy is… Read more »

Richmond – Screening of The Godfather @ Byrd Theatre w/ Jim Contner – Feb 24 – $6

You are invited to the Byrd Theatre for its showing of The Godfather with VPA Richmond member Jim Contner, who worked in the camera department of this Oscar-winning classic film. Jim will share his experiences as a cameraman on this cinematic achievement. Come out to the Byrd Theatre in Carytown at 7 pm this coming… Read more »

Washington, DC – Seeking local actors – award winning cable network

arvold.casting is seeking local actors for a pilot from an established, award-winning cable network filming in and around Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC.   Please find further details and submission instructions in our casting notice here: https://arvold.com/casting-call/cable-network-pilot/   Thank you! the arvold. team www.arvold.com  

Richmond – Local Filmmaker Funding Project on Veteran Suicide Awareness – Feb 2020

Local filmmakers, helmed by Brandon Hughes, have a powerful, important project in the works titled ANGELS. After returning from war, a young Black veteran battling with depression makes the decision to end his life. On his last day, he has an unexpected interaction that changes his perspective. About the project: We are a group of… Read more »

Fairfax, VA – Spring/Summer Camps – registration now open

Fairfax County Park Authority just opened online registration this morning for spring & summer camps, as well as weekly spring classes. Our award-winning programs are back with NEW scripts for ages 7-14 including The Lion Queen, Mulan’s Great Adventure, Jam-ilton 2, Aladdin and more. Plus, a performance on the last day of every session, as well as… Read more »

Newport News, VA – Women in Film – March 19th – Free for Members – $5 for guests

Celebrate Womens History Month with us at Gather in NewPort News. Get your TICKETS here:   https://www.facebook.com/events/1215821678808676/?active_tab=about   Women in Film with Melissa Houghton, Director of WIFV March 19, 2020 from 6-9pm 700 Tech Center Parkway, Ste 200 Newport News, VA  23606 Presented by Virginia Production Alliance, Hampton Roads FREE for members $5.00 for guests… Read more »

Richmond – Stand up comedians – Audition – Paid

Are you a stand up comedian? We are looking for 10 talented stand up comics FOR A LIVE WEEKLY SHOW WHICH WILL BE EDITED FOR TV!!!! Auditions will be Sundays, February 9th & 23rd 3-7 pm in Richmond.  Respond here and let us know which of the two dates you will be auditioning.   If… Read more »

Richmond – Long Form Improv Actors – Audition – Feb. 9th & 23rd – Unpaid

Are you a long form improv actor? Do you know how to perform a HAROLD? Do you think you could be an actor on TV?  We are looking for 10 talented LONG FORM IMPROV actors FOR A LIVE SHOW with an Emmy Award Winning Director WHICH WILL BE EDITED FOR TV!!!! Auditions will be Sundays,… Read more »

Alexandria, VA – Workshop – Video Editing Basics With Premiere Pro- Fee $40

This is a 2-hour workshop on how to start video editing using Adobe Premiere Pro CC. If you have ever struggled with video editing or ever wanted to learn how to video edit in an open classroom setting this workshop is for you. This workshop is for people that have never used the software to… Read more »

Richmond – State Of The Industry – Jan. 30th – Free

STATE OF THE INDUSTRY – RICHMOND A celebration of film and video production in Virginia. At this annual event, film professionals and those who aspire to be, get together to share information about Virginia’s film community.  There is no cost to attend the State of the Industry where you will Enjoy complimentary food, wine, beer and… Read more »

Richmond – Local screening of Local Documentary – Tickets $12

RVA producer Jerry Williams, best known as TVJerry and for his 20-year website Tales from the Grips, has produced a new documentary, “SPIDER MITES OF JESUS: The Dirtwoman Documentary.” After attending 6 festivals around the country, the film is opening at Movieland in Richmond on Friday, Jan 24 and will run at least a week… Read more »

Williamsburg – William & Mary Global Film Festival – Jan 30-Feb 2 – Tickets

  William and Mary Global Film Festival January 30-February 2  Full Schedule of Events and Screenings: https://wmglobalfilmfestival.com/schedule Full Schedule of Workshops: https://wmglobalfilmfestival.com/workshops/ The festival takes place annually at the Kimball Theatre and brings world cultures to Williamsburg through film. The festival is a four-day event featuring screenings of international-, student-, and alumni-produced films, live performances,… Read more »

DC – Media Holiday Party – Jan 24 – Tickets

Don’t miss the VPA / TIVA / WIFV / Actors’ Center / NAMIC / PGA / SAG-AFTRA Media Holiday Party!   We know that holiday preparations and celebrations can be overwhelming at the end of year. Which is why we want you to join us after all the other insanity has abated, and celebrate a… Read more »

Richmond – 48 Hour Film Project New Year’s – Until Jan 15th – Fee

Here’s hoping that 2020 is the year that YOU make all of your filmmaking dreams come true. To help kick this new decade off right, we’re giving all of our Richmond filmmakers a chance to save 25% off of this year’s 48HFP regular registration rate through this special New Year’s Promotion, now through January 15th.… Read more »

Williamsburg, VA – 20+ Free Professional Workshops, W&M – Jan 30- Feb 1

The 2020 W&M Global Film Festival will be hosting 23 free workshops with industry professionals taking place January 30 through February 1 at Swem Library in Williamsburg, VA. No registration is required and space is available on a first-come, first-served basis.   Session instructors include Pulitzer-prize nominated writer Desiree Cooper, producer Joe Pirro (Driveways), stuntman… Read more »