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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 »

Charlottesville – Indie Short Film Festival – March 22nd-24th – Tickets & Registration

Hello, We are proud to announce a new film festival scheduled in Central Virginia, the Indie short Film Festival on March 22-24, 2024 in the heart of downtown Charlottesville.  The festival will include up to 100 international and domestic short films with Q&A after the screening blocks, screenwriting competition with table reads for the top screenplays,… Read more »

Richmond – VPA State of the Industry Event – February 6th – Registration

Register at: https://bit.ly/3SsFxW4 The Virginia Production Alliance invites you to one of our biggest events of the year! Our annual STATE OF THE INDUSTRY event is a celebration of film and video production in Virginia. Tuesday, February 6th from 6pm-8pm at Hardywood Craft Brewery (2410 Ownby Lane, Richmond, VA 23220) At this event, film professionals and… Read more »

Charlottesville – Indie Short Film Festival 3/22-3/24 – Open for Submissions Through 2/15 – Fees

The Indie Short Film Festival, a new film festival scheduled in Central Virginia, will take place on March 22-24, 2024 in the heart of downtown Charlottesville. The festival will include up to 100 international and domestic short films with Q&A after the screening blocks, screenwriting competition with table reads for the top screenplays, launch party… Read more »

Richmond – 19th Annual ChinaFest film screenings – February 2-4 – Free

The 19th Annual ChinaFest is held during February 1-4, 2024 All film screenings are at Ukrop Auditorium, Inside Queally Hall, The Robins School of Business, University of Richmond; in partnership with Office of International Education on February 2nd and 4th. 142 UR Dr, Richmond, VA 23173 Date/Time/Film Friday, February 2 / 5:00 p.m. /Yesterday Once… Read more »

Richmond – Richmond International Film Festival final call for entries – January 15th – Registration Fee

2024 RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL LAST CALL FOR ENTRIES  Extended Deadline:  January 15th by midnight Final Deadline:  February 15th VPA Discount ($15 off): vpafriend The 2024 ENTRIES come to a close soon!  The Extended Deadline is this Monday for all film categories & scripts. If you have not yet entered for consideration, you can do… Read more »

Fairfax – VPA presents show us your work event – January 23rd – Register

2024 NOVA “Show Us Your Work” Event When 23 Jan 2024 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Location 9425 Mathy Drive Suite B Fairfax, VA 22031 To register, visit https://www.virginiaproductionalliance.org/event-5553247 The Virginia Production Alliance is excited to sponsor another Show Us Your Work event!  Video producers, actors, and content creators in Northern Virginia are making productions that are… Read more »

Statewide – VPA & IATSE Hosting Film Industry Advocacy Zoom Seminar – Jan 7 – Free

IATSE 487, the Virginia Production Alliance, and their partners are holding a virtual training session to discuss how you can be an effective citizen advocate, educating leaders on the importance of the film industry, during this year’s upcoming Virginia legislative session. Session begins on January 10. The call will be recorded in case you aren’t… Read more »

Norfolk – VPA presents Virginia film updates event with David O’Farrell & IATSE – January 9th – Register

Virginia Production Alliance Event! David O’Farrell from IATSE will come to Hampton Roads on January 9th to discuss all things film production in Virginia. Bring those questions and join us at Old Dominion University Theater. Doors open at 6:30p, event starts at 7p. VPA members free, guests $10. Old Dominion University Theater 5115 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23529… Read more »

Richmond – Feature Film Screening – February 3rd – Tickets

The Trip- Feature Film Local Screening – They Byrd Theater Join us on February 3rd at 2pm for a local premiere screening of locally and independently made feature film, The Trip. The film was made entirely in Virginia by VCU cinema alumni. Tickets can be reserved through the Incredibly Okay Films website: https://incrediblyokayfilms.square.site/the-trip-feature-film We hope… Read more »

Hampton Roads – VPA Holiday Mixer – Tonight! – Register

You are invited to the Hampton Roads District Virginia Production Alliance Holiday Party! We will have raffles, prizes, and special guests. 6:00 – 7:30 – Karaoke and Open Mic 7:30 – 8:00 – Speakers and Awards 8:00 – 9:00 – Member trailers and holiday wish videos! Hors d’oeuvres will be served and cash bar is… Read more »

Richmond – 48 hour film project showcase – December 16th – Tickets

Prepare yourself for a cinematic adventure that starts in Richmond and transcends borders! Four Richmond filmmaking teams accepted the challenge to compete against 103 global counterparts in the thrilling 48 Hour Film Project Yes We Cannes Global Film Competition, and to make a short film in just 48 hours given a required character, prop. line… Read more »

Zoom – WIFV presents How to stand out as a filmmaker – December 11th – Fee

Among all the talented people in this industry, how do you ensure you stand out?  You might be wondering, ‘What can I do to make a lasting impression? How can I captivate people’s attention and foster connections and potential collaborations?’ And this is just the beginning. Once you have a project in hand, the challenge shifts… Read more »