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Richmond – Women in Film and Video Happy Hour – September 25th – Register

Calling all female-identifying filmmakers and crew to join us in Richmond to network and build collaborations to support each other in our careers and projects. WIFV is honored to be co-hosting this event with SpangTV, a women-owned production company focused on creative storytelling solutions for brands, commercials, and content. 5:30-7:30 pm on Monday, September 25, 2023 Spang, 613 Wickham… Read more »

Richmond – Major Television Production Props and Set Auction – 9/28 and 9/29

Cannon’s will be auctioning off items from the set of a familiar series that filmed in Virginia, and the auction link is now live! The Richmond Times-Dispatch gives a great overview of the opportunity in an article below. Proceeds from the auction will go directly toward growing and supporting the film industry in Virginia.  Auctions days… Read more »

Charlottesville – Adrenaline Film Project now accepting applications – Deadline October 8th – Register

     Charlottesville, VA, September 8, 2023 – Light House Studio is seeking applications for the 19th annual Adrenaline Film Project, a narrative filmmaking workshop that includes pitching, writing, filming, and editing a short film in just 72 hours before screening it for a live theater audience!      This is no ordinary filmmaking workshop. Teams… Read more »

Richmond – The Richmond International Film Festival – September 26th-October 1st – Tickets

2023 FESTIVAL: SEP 26 – OCT 1 Early bird tickets now available. JOIN US FOR 6 DAYS OF CUTTING-EDGE FILM PREMIERES, LIVE MUSIC AND SPECIAL EVENTS!  RIFF, one of the largest international competitive film festivals in the Mid-Atlantic, brings more than 150 cutting edge film premiers to Richmond, Virginia plus nightly local, national and international… Read more »

Richmond – Afrikana Film Festival Sept. 14-17 – Various Prices

The Afrikana Film Festival is Sept. 14-17 in Richmond Virginia! The four-day Afrikana Film Festival, starting Thursday, offers more than 50 screenings, panel discussions, and workshops in venues across Richmond, with a focus on film, culture (including an increased focus on food this year), and celebration. Tickets and schedule are available below. Afrikana Film Festival

Charlottesville – Indie short film series – September 23rd – Tickets

We have an upcoming installment to wrap up the summer on Saturday, September 23, 7pm and hope that you will submit and/ attend. To submit your film: www.filmfreeway.com/indieshortfilmseries To buy tickets: https://sept23shorts.eventbrite.com Thank you!

Virtual – Workshop on Line Producing – August 24th – Tickets

Join Women in Film and Television United States (Wiftus.org) and Women in Film and Video New England (wifvne.org) as we bring you an epic workshop on Line Producing. Our expert Line Producer is BD Gunnell: BD Gunnell is an independent feature film producer with over a decade of experience in the film industry. Starting as… Read more »

Richmond – 48 Hour Horror Film project – October 20th – Registration

RICHMOND’S FAVORITE FILMMAKING EVENT IS BACK! THIS TIME, HORROR STYLE! Make a HORROR film in 48 hours, then watch it with family, friends and fans on the big screen at Bow Tie Movieland on Halloween weekend! That’s right! Richmond is at it again. We’ll give you a character, prop, line of dialogue and horror genre,… Read more »

Charlottesville – The 22nd Annual Youth Film Festival – September 15th – Tickets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Tickets are on Sale for The 22nd Annual Youth Film Festival  Festival Schedule Sponsor & VIP Party – 6:00 PM General Admission Doors Open – 7:15 PM Festival Screening – 7:30 PM Ticket Prices $ 102.50 VIP $ 32.50 Student VIP $ 17.00 General Admission – screening only Celebrate the art of… Read more »

Richmond – Best of Richmond 48 Hour Film Project – July 29th – Tickets

The Challenge: write, shoot and edit a short film in 48 hours given a required character, prop, line of dialogue and genre right before the clock starts! Twenty-nine filmmaking teams from Richmond and beyond accepted the challenge for the 17th Annual Richmond 48 Hour Film Project, part of the largest filmmaking competition in the world that takes place… Read more »

Richmond – 48 Hour Film Project Screenings – 7/23 – $12 advance/$15 door

The Richmond 48 Hour Film Project is Back and Better than Ever!   Twenty-nine filmmaking teams from Richmond and beyond accepted the challenge to write, shoot and edit a short film in only 48 hours this past weekend for the 17th Annual Richmond 48 Hour Film Project, part of the largest filmmaking competition in the… Read more »

Charlottesville – Indie short film series now accepting submissions – August 19th – Tickets

Hi Film Supporters, As many of you have experienced, the Indie short Film Series in Charlottesville has proven to be the most successful and consistent short film event in the region. Attracting filmmakers from California to NY and in between to speak on the panel including from France. Submissions come in domestically and internationally. The… Read more »

Virtual – Virginia Production Alliance Annual Meeting – July 13th – Registration

Virginia Production Alliance Annual Meeting Thursday, July 13th at 7:00pm on Zoom Agenda: Annual Awards Slate of 2023-2024 State Board Candidates Legislative Update Upcoming Projects To learn more about the VPA and Register for a Zoom Link, visit https://www.virginiaproductionalliance.org/

Washington D.C. – WIFV Production Assistant Training Workshop – July 14th & 21st – Registration Fee

Interface Media Group 1233 20th Street, NW Washington, DC 20036 These events will prepare individuals to get on set, starting with where to look for gigs and what to submit, and provide hands-on experience of being on set. Presenters include Mike Rose, Leslie Ralston,Peter Roof, Kathi Overton, Sheila Smith. #1 – Friday, July 14, 5:00… Read more »

Charlottesville – Indie Short Film Series w/ Panel – July 8th – Tickets

Hello Film Supporters, This Saturday, July 8, 7pm at Vinegar Hill Theatre in the heart of downtown Charlottesville, VA.  The 12th installment of the Indie short Film Series featuring international and domestic films including documentaries, narratives, and animated films with a special in-person visit by 4 Time Emmy Award Winning Producer & Director, Annette Banks… Read more »

Richmond – 48 Hour Film Project – July 14th-16th – Fee/Free

There’s still time to join the fun and make a movie with the Richmond 48 Hour Film Project this summer! The Challenge: Write, shoot and edit a short film in 48 hours given a required character, prop, line of dialogue and genre that you receive moments before the clock starts! The Weekend: July 14-16 The 48 is the largest filmmaking… Read more »

Richmond – RVA 48 Hour Film Project Mixer – June 28 – Free

There’s still time to join the fun and make a movie with the Richmond 48 Hour Film Project this summer! If you’re interested in joining a team, or are a team who still needs to recruit cast or crew, meet us at The Camel, 1621 W. Broad St. on Wednesday, June 28 from 5-6:30 p.m., and find your next collaborator! The Challenge: Write, shoot and… Read more »

Sterling – VPA NOVA Writer’s Workshop – June 29th – Register

When: June 29th, 6:00–8:00 PM Where: 21631 Ridgetop Circle Suite 200 (2nd floor), Sterling VA 20166 Join fellow writers and VPA members at a writer’s workshop on Thursday, June 29th, from 6-8 pm. Be sure to bring your creative juices with you! Whether you’re a seasoned writer with numerous awards or interested but struggling to… Read more »

Richmond – Oakwood Arts Benefit Auction – June 24th – Tickets

OAKWOOD ARTS’ 6TH ANNUAL BENEFIT AUCTION SATURDAY, JUNE 24TH | 3511 P STREET, RICHMOND, VA 23223 DOORS AT 6:30pm | AUCTION AT 7:30pm Join us for our annual summer benefit art auction, SOLSTICE VI. This year SOLSTICE will return to our home at 3511 P Street in Richmond’s East End! SOLSTICE has become the public… Read more »

Bedford – Bedford International Film Festival – June 29th-July 2nd – Tickets

Thursday, June 29th — Blackwater Creek Catering and Venue, 405 Crenshaw Street, Bedford, VA 24523 Celebrity Chef Jeremy Miller (Growing Pains) Cooking Show Fundraiser 5:30 – Doors Open; Event from 6-8:00 PM $45 Regular & $75 VIP (Seated at the Chef’s table with Jeremy including picture and autograph) Friday, June 30th — Beale’s Brewery, 510… Read more »

Richmond – VPA Meet Animator and Filmmaker, Dash Shaw Event – June 27th – Register

The Virginia Production Alliance presents: Meet Richmond Animator and Filmmaker Dash Shaw Virginia is for Animators & Animated Film Lovers! Learn more about animation and where animated film is headed from a successful filmmaker. Learn about the making of his films Crytozoo and My Entire High School Is Sinking into the Sea.  Bring your questions and friends! When:… Read more »

Fairfax – VPA “Show Us Your work” Event – June 15th – Register

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 pushing the boundaries of techniques, messaging, and storytelling.  Now is the perfect opportunity to share some of that work with the rest of the production community. Registration is required,… Read more »

Richmond – Season Finale of the Short Film Series – June 14th – Tickets

Don’t miss the Season Finale of the Short Film Series presented by the Richmond Film Network on June 14 at 7 p.m. at Bow Tie Movieland, 1301 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd., Richmond.  This experience brings together innovative, independent storytellers and discerning audiences for its monthly program of short films, compelling moderated filmmaker Q&As, and meaningful networking. This month: FABULOUS FINALES. OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: I… Read more »

Virginia – Roy W. Dean Summer Film Grant now accepting submissions – Deadline June 30th – Application Fee

Now in its 31st year of supporting indie filmmakers, the Summer Grant of the Roy W. Dean Film Grants is now accepting entries. Awarded by top-rated 501(c)3 non-profit non-profit From the Heart Productions the grant seeks unique films that make a contribution to society. Deadline for grant submissions is June 30th, 2023. The grant is… Read more »