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Hampton Roads – Seven Cities Showcase – January 17th – Tickets

The Seven Cities of Hampton Roads are home to amazing artists and fantastic films! Join us for a celebration of our talented community and all the crazy, colorful, and captivating films we’ve made! Officially selected films will be screened at our showcase on January 7th, 2023 where they will have the chance to compete for… Read more »

Virtual – Discussion with holiday film writers – November 16th – Free

Holiday Power Hour: Meet the Writers of 3 Holiday TV Movies Airing this Season TIS THE SEASON! What better way to get into the holiday spirit than to talk Holiday Films! Too early? Well, Hallmark’s Countdown to Christmas started Oct. 21st so we feel totally justified! We are going to speak with 2 writers who… Read more »

Richmond – VPA Special Event: Discussion with Docu Filmmakers – Nov. 16 – Free VPA/$5 Guests

Join The Virginia Production Alliance Richmond chapter in the heart of The Fan at the Visual Arts Center, for refreshments and discussion with Nate Clarke and Tyler Trumbo on their critically acclaimed documentary film The Passing On. Learn how they chose their subject matter, financed the film, marketed it to festivals, and arrived at its… Read more »

Virtual – Demystifying Distribution discussion – November 11th – $10 Tickets

Demystifying Distribution Getting Your Film Into the World Friday, November 11th 2pm PT / 5pm ET Join Film Fatales for a discussion about Demystifying Distribution with Avril Z. Speaks (Distribution Advocates), Dina Amer (You Resemble Me), and Sophia Fields (Gravitas Ventures). Moderated by Alece Oxendine (Columbia University). Our panel of industry experts will demystify film… Read more »

Charlottesville – Virginia Film Festival Industry Panels – 11/5 and 11/6 – Free

The Virginia Film Festival is featuring special (and FREE) industry panels that feature some truly noteworthy speakers (including an Oscar-winner) and cover screenwriting, storytelling, and getting your career in film off the ground. SATURDAY 10 AM FROM PAGE TO SCREEN—SCREENWRITER’S PANEL Oscar-winning Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black (Milk) and Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter Meg LeFauve (Inside Out) discuss… Read more »

Richmond – Magic of Horror Film Festival this weekend – November 5th & 6th – Tickets

ATTENTION FILM COMMUNITY OF VIRGINIA! Come out to The Magic of Horror Film Festival, taking place this weekend on November 5th and November 6th at the Firehouse Theatre in Richmond, Virginia, and check out these Virginia affiliated films that will be shown during Block Two of the Festival at 3:00pm on November 5th! Click the… Read more »

Charlottesville – Virginia Film Festival – November 2nd-6th – Tickets on sale now!

Act now to catch this season’s most highly anticipated titles, thought provoking documentaries, powerful performances, Oscar-nominated foreign films, insightful discussions with some of today’s top film artists, and much more—all in the 2022 program. To get more information on the Virginia Film Festival and purchase tickets, go to https://virginiafilmfestival.org/

Richmond – Marketing Intern and Photographer needed for Magic of horror film festival – Nov 5th & 6th – paid

ATTENTION EVERYONE!   The Magic of Horror Film Festival, which will be taking place Saturday November 5th and Sunday November 6th at the Firehouse Theatre in Richmond, Virginia, is looking for the following:   – 1 Marketing Intern (PAID)   – 1 Photographer (PAID)   If you would like to know more information and/or would… Read more »

Richmond-Submissions are now open for Richmond international Film festival-deadline October 15th- application fee

Film submissions are now open for the 2023 festival. The regular deadline is approaching October 15th. To be considered for all films or screenplays, submit your project below via Film Freeway. For writers, you may submit through them or via Coverfly. Band submissions will open up early Winter.  For more information click the links below: … Read more »

Alexandria-Film festival event starting-September-November 2022-Ticket Fee

The Alexandria Film Festival announced it will offer September and October events ahead of its film festival, November 10-13, which will combine in-person and virtual screenings. “We’re excited to bring deeply engaging films to the Alexandria community and beyond ahead of our 16th annual festival,” said Dara Sanders, chair of the festival. “Our ability to… Read more »

Fairfax – Movie Screening: The American Diplomat – Free

The American Diplomat with filmmakers Leola Calzolai-Stewart, Kiley Kraskouskas, and Rachell Shapiro Hosted by Dr. Suzanne E. Smith   Wednesday, September 21 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm  Johnson Center Cinema, Fairfax Campus Registration Required – https://signup.e2ma.net/signup/1973482/1912539/   On Wednesday, September 21st, the Visiting filmmakers Series kicks off the fall season with a free screening of The American Diplomat,… Read more »

Richmond – 7th Annual Afrikana Film Festival – September 15-18 – Tickets

Thurs Sept 15 | 7p Opening Night Reception Black History Museum Afrikana Premiere: Birth of a Planet Fri Sept 16 | 7p 25th Anniversary Screening: Eve’s Bayou Branch Museum – Rear Gardens Sat Sept 17 | All Day – Afrikana in the Arts District + Youth Takeover at Art 180 – A Taste of Liberation Dinner feat. Gullah… Read more »

Charlottesville – Women in Film Indie Short Film Series Call for Submissions – $20 Fee

We are excited to announce our WOMEN IN FILM Edition of the Indie Short Film Series on Saturday, Sept. 24, 7:30p at Vinegar Hill Theatre located at 220 W. Market St., Charlottesville, VA. Seven films will be screened, followed by a panel discussion with these trailblazing women filmmakers.   This edition is to celebrate women… Read more »

Richmond – Short Film Showcase – August 14th – Free

The Virginia Screenwriters Forum is hosting their first Short Film Showcase on August 14 at the Firehouse Theatre from 7:30PM-9PM. The event will feature five short films written and produced by members of the Forum and a live Q&A with the presenting filmmakers. Doors open at 6:30PM and seating is limited. Event is free to… Read more »

CAPE CHARLES – Experimental Film Virginia Events – July 18-30

Experimental Film Virginia, a Virginia Commission of the Arts’ award-winning “Exemplary Program and Pinnacle Event” will hold its 10th annual festival from July 18th – July 30th 2022. The local film festival and artist residency takes place in Cape Charles on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Experimental Film Virginia (EFV) is a hybrid design that… Read more »

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 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 the State… 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 »