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Virtual – Casting Workshop from WIFV – Jul 11th – Fee $15/$30

A virtual event, Women in Film & Video’s “NSDF: Casting Your Film” workshop will take place on July 11, 2024 from 6:30-8:00 p.m., with registration available at $15 for WIFV members & students and $30 for the public. You’ve got the script, now you need the actors!  In this workshop, Anne Chapman will share how to… Read more »

Richmond – 2024 Arts & Tech Summer Camp for teens – July 8-12 – FREE

Fashion Photography: Vision & Justice A week-long camp for high schoolers geared toward showing students how fashion photography can be used to engage in the global dialogue surrounding activism, representation, and cultural storytelling.  Led by Fashion Photographer LA Ricks and Stylist / OA Creative Arts & Culture Coordinator, Jon Cope.  Only 4 slots remain open. FOR: High… Read more »

Alexandria – 2024 Alexandria Film Festival accepting submissions- July 31st application deadline – Fee

The 2024 Alexandria Film Festival—their 18th annual!—will take place November 7-10, 2024, at locations across Alexandria. They are well into their film submission season which will continue throughout the summer. The extended deadline is July 31. This year they are seeking local, national, and international films that tell stories covering the following subject areas or… Read more »

Virginia Beach – Screening of independent film – July 5th – Free

Virginia filmed “Love Lies & Happy Ever After” Screening Friday, July 5th at 1:30 pm Dave and Buster’s- Lynnhaven Mall 701 Lynnhaven Pkwy Virginia Beach, VA Meeting room #2 Sustainment TV Link: https://www.facebook.com/p/Sustainment-TV-100063009561578/?paipv=0&eav=AfYOVyL7fxgnNkVsY364cwnMOTfwGu_1hsExEp1Wm49pxpOO9GBOMmDWkw5Ol0E7KCw&_rdr

Charlottesville – Meet the Filmmaker Discussion with exec Jocelyn Diaz – June 27 – Tickets

This Thursday, Light House Studio in Charlottesville, VA will host producer and studio exec Jocelyn Diaz (House of the Dragon) for a special discussion at the Vinegar Hill Theatre. This ‘Meet the Filmmakers’ event is open to the public/pay what you can. Thursday, June 27 (6-7:30 pm). Want to know what it takes to get… Read more »

Richmond – 804 Film Festival – July 6th – Tickets

Website and tickets: 804 Film Festival | July 06, 2024 (eventcreate.com) We are thrilled to announce the 804 Film Festival, Taking place from 1pm-5pm on July 6th at the historic Byrd Theater. This one-of-a-kind event aims to celebrate and showcase a diverse array of independent films created by young local filmmakers from Virginia Commonwealth University… Read more »

Richmond – 48 Hour Film Festival Networking Mixer – June 18th – Free

Join Central Virginia’s Favorite Summer Film Event! Calling All Crew! Are you an editor, DP, PA, AD, or other crew member looking to join a team? Don’t miss our Networking Mixer on Tuesday, June 18, from 5-6:30 p.m. at The Camel, 1621 W. Broad St., Richmond. Meet teams that need your skills to bring their production… Read more »

Falls Church – A.I. Video Creation Seminar – June 12 – Free

Join City of Falls Church Independent Media to learn and see  how A.I. Applications can be adapted to your video creation needs, from producing instant messaging and commercials, to fully-fledged television and feature film projects, followed by a discussion about the pros and cons of A.I. visual magic while facing and embracing the inevitability of… Read more »

Richmond – Screening of VA-filmed ‘Toxic’ at Hippodrome – June 8 – Fee

There will be a screening June 8, 2024 of Virginia-filmed action-packed romantic comedy Toxic at the Hippodrome Theater in Richmond, VA. The project, helmed by Virginia filmmakers, shot in the Central VA area. “Get ready for a hilarious rollercoaster of emotions in Toxic, where love and laughter collide in this dark comedy.” Join us at… 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 Project Registration is now open – July 2024 – Register

REGISTRATION IS OPEN for the highly anticipated summer rite of passage–the Richmond 48 Hour Film Project! Build your crew, secure your equipment, and scout your locations, because it’s time to bring your vision to life and make your movie with us, July 12-14 during an exhilarating weekend of filmmaking frenzy! We give you a character, prop,… Read more »

Fredericksburg – The Fredericksburg Film Festival is this weekend – May 2-5 – Tickets

For film enthusiasts everywhere, I am pleased to announce that the Fredericksburg Film Festival, presented by 1108 Media, is happening from May 2-5, and tickets are now on sale! Please visit our website to purchase individual tickets or the All-Access Pass. FFF screenings will be held at 718 Venue, REIGN The Venue, and Red Dragon… Read more »

Charlottesville – Vinegar Hill Theatre Event w/ Director Tim Story & DP Larry Blanford – 4/28 – $5-$10

– Light House Studio is excited to announce that Director Tim Story and Cinematographer Larry Blanford will be joining us for a special discussion on April 28th at the Vinegar Hill Theatre.  This unique Meet the Filmmakers event is open to the public and pay what you can. Story and Blanford will provide a glimpse into the inner workings of… 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 »

Hampton – Hampton University Student film organization film festival – April 11-13 – Free

The Student Film Organization at Hampton University is hosting its Second Annual Film Festival from April 11-13, providing an opportunity for students and faculty members to share their films. The three-day-long event includes workshops, film screenings, and special guests all dedicated to emphasizing the film culture at Hampton University.   For more information on events,… Read more »

Charlottesville – The Odds & Ends Experimental Film Festival – April 6th – Tickets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  The Odds & Ends Experimental Film Festival is Back on April 6th! CONTACT: Kristen Dillehunt, Light House Studio, (434) 293-6992, kristen@lighthousestudio.org lighthousestudio.org/oddsandends  Charlottesville, VA, March 29, 2024 – Light House Studio is excited to announce that the second annual Odds & Ends Experimental Film Festival will be held on April 6th at the Vinegar… Read more »

Fredericksburg – Fredericksburg Film Festival – May 2-5 – Tickets

For film enthusiasts everywhere, I am pleased to announce that the Fredericksburg Film Festival, presented by 1108 Media, is happening from May 2-5, and tickets are now on sale! Please visit our website to purchase individual tickets or the All-Access Pass. FFF screenings will be held at 718 Venue, REIGN The Venue, and Red Dragon… Read more »

Virginia Beach – Seven Cities Showcase – May 19th – Registration/Tickets

The Seven Cities Showcase is a one-night celebration of fantastic films created by talented artists right here Virginia! Officially selected films will be screened at our showcase where they will have the chance to compete for a slew of awards and accolades! So come on out and meet your fellow film friends, win raffle prizes,… Read more »

Alexandria – Alexandria Film Festival Seeks Film Submissions – November 7-10 – Application Fee

Alexandria Film Festival Seeks Film Submissions ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, the Alexandria Film Festival kicked off its effort to seek film submissions for its November 7-10 international festival. Filmmakers are invited to submit short and feature films of any genre through FilmFreeway, an online portal which provides a detailed description of the festival and reviews… Read more »

Richmond – Richmond International Film Festival call for applications – March 14th final deadline – Application fee

Your final chance to submit to the 2024 RIFF is Mar 14. Accepting all feature and short length projects of all genres for the 13th Annual RIFF. Don’t miss your chance to participate in one of the Mid-Atlantic’s largest and most sought-after international competitive festivals, recognizing both award-winning veteran filmmakers and up-and-coming talent. Final Deadline:… 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 »