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Notice Regarding Production in the Commonwealth of Virginia

Virginia is currently open to all safe, responsible production, following the suggested best health and safety practices set forth by the Virginia Department of Health, and Governor Northam’s Guidelines for All Business Sectors. The Virginia Film Office places the highest priority on the health and safety of our film community members.  As localities continue to enact measures toward… Read more »

Lynchburg – Student film casting call – Tentative dates Nov 10-19 – Paid

STUDENT FILM CASTING CALL-African American Woman mid-20s Seeking African American Woman  to play Vivian in sci-fi drama set in the 1950s. INFO ABOUT THE ROLE Vivian is a confident, kindhearted, and intelligent lab assistant working under Dr. James Franklin for a secret government organization studying alien activity. Her relationship with her mentor Dr. Franklin is… Read more »

Richmond – Feature Film Seeking Crew – TENTATIVE DATES Dec 2020 – Jan 2021 – Paid

Woodlake Productions is seeking crew for its upcoming feature film “The Council of Ten” Seeking: Director of Photography/Cinematographer 1st A.C 2nd A.C 1st A.D Script Supervisor Grips x2 Boom Operator Production Assistant x2 Hair/Make Up Artist Craft Services Please email woodlakeprod@gmail.com with the subject line being the position you are apply for. Submit resume with… Read more »

COVID-19 Update from the Virginia Film Office

Dear Friends, As communities begin moving toward measured economic re-opening, please stay tuned for updates and links to best practices and suggested guidelines.  Our goal will always be to ensure the safest return to the work we know and love. At this time we ask that everyone adhere to all health and safety practices recommended… Read more »

VIRGINIA PRODUCTION ALLIANCE COVID-19: Relief Options for Small Businesses and Freelancers (Free Live Webinar) 

VIRGINIA PRODUCTION ALLIANCE COVID-19: Relief Options for Small Businesses and Freelancers (LIVE Webinar)  FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2020 — 12 PM (NOON) LOCATION:  ZOOM WEBINAR This live, 1-hour session will be presented by Timm Johnson, Director of the George Mason University Small Business Development Center. He will share valuable information on relief options and resources available to business owners impacted by COVID-19.  As director of… Read more »

Statewide – COVID19 Resources for Industry from the Virginia Production Alliance

The Virginia Production Alliance is well aware of the situation that the coronavirus has brought to our livelihoods. We have collected resources from our allies at the Virginia Film Office, IATSE, SAG-AFTRA, Virginia Chamber, and Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association that may help you through this time. Unemployment Filing information: An unemployment insurance claim is filed against the state or… 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 »

Richmond – Byrd Theatre seeking executive director – Paid

Byrd Theatre seeks Executive Director The Byrd Theatre Foundation seeks its first executive director to further the strategic plan for preservation and improvements, expansion of programs and partnerships, capacity-building; and to oversee theatre operations. Qualifications: proven success in film/theater/related field, planning, management, fund development, board and staff development, partnerships, communications and interpersonal skills. Send cover,… 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 »

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 – Virginia Repertory theatre seeking foley artist – Oct-Dec – Paid

Virginia Repertory Theatre in Richmond, VA is seeking a skilled foley artist to perform live in It’s a Wonderful Life: Live Radio Play at Hanover Tavern.   Excellent foley skills to accompany the story of a radio play, performed live every night. Having your own props/SFX equipment is a plus, but not essential. Basic piano… Read more »

Richmond – Actress – Short Film – Paid

After his son goes missing, a father seeks answers when a stranger shows up in his place.   Blue is the upcoming “subtle sci-fi” short from the award-winning filmmakers behind Cardinal and Redlining.   Our team is seeking a versatile actress to play a county sheriff’s deputy who may just hold the answer to the… Read more »

Norfolk, VA – Anne Chapman Casting & ODU Film – Seeking 7 Actors – April 2-7 – Paid

ACTORS Anne Chapman Casting & ODU Film – seeking 7 actors – SAG-AFTRA Short Departmental Film – $125-150/day Swamp Nation ODU Film Program SAG-AFTRA Short Departmental Film Production Company: ODU Film Director: Priya Vashist Producer:  Harvest Bellante Writer: Priya Vashist Casting Director:  Anne Chapman Casting Assistants: Mariah Johnson, Kaitlyn Wright, Kha Tran, Ashley Mazza, Wendell… Read more »

Richmond – Casting – Streaming Episodic Series – paid

Arvold.casting is seeking actors in the MidAtlantic and Southeast regions for a streaming episodic series casting in Richmond VA. Those with and without experience are encouraged to submit! Please see our casting notice for further details and submission instructions: https://arvold.com/casting-call/streaming-episodic-series-106/ Thank you! the arvold. team www.arvold.com _______________________________________________________

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  

Va beach – Actress – checkered flag commercial – Feb. 17 – paid

Greetings! Our client is seeking talent an African American Female who is willing to lip sync/improv for their upcoming commercial filming in VA Beach. Date is February 17th (with a rain date of February 16th). Here is what we know: This spot uses a song being sung by a SPECIALIST to an ” UNSUSPECTING” CUSTOMER… Read more »

Roanoke, VA – Actors – Feb. 17th – paid

Casting a man and woman, non-speaking parts for local commercial. Open to age / ethnicity / body type. Pays $125 per part, buyout of rights. EST. 4-6 hours taping. Tentatively planning to shoot Feb. 17. Would be great for a couple. A small stipend can be arranged if traveling from out of town. Will air… Read more »

Newport News, VA- Anne Chapman Casting – Seeking 5 background actors – Feb 23rd – paid

Anne Chapman Casting is now accepting submissions for Extras for the FERGUSON National Showroom 2020 Spot – Seeking Non-Union, Local Newport News, VA or Tidewater Area only.   Shoot Date & Wardrobe Fitting: Sunday, February 23, 2020 Shoot Location: Newport News, VA Compensation: $200 for the day, Non-Union only   Production is seeking the following:  … Read more »

Richmond – Actors – LBDW for BWW – Paid

Greetings!  Our client is seeking talent for the upcoming project with Buffalo Wild Wings. This will be a LBDW with the offering specified below.  Here is what we know: Hero 1: African American Male – Age 25-35.  Average look.  He’s someone who watches games at B-Dubs. Hero 2:  Caucasian Male – Age 25-35 – a little unkempt.  He’s… Read more »

Sound designer and Colorist Needed – Finished by April- Paid

Selahy (My Weapon) A short narrative film (13-15 minute) that takes place in war-torn country and follows a young hard of hearing girl, Saleemah who has one major love in this world; her camera which her brother Aqeel introduced her to. Aqeel, works as a news reporter and is unable to take her out to… Read more »

Arlington – ABC7 seeking producer for weekly lifestyle program – closing date mar 25 – paid

Producer (Let’s Talk Live) Details: Do you have a passion for news and entertainment information? We are looking for a producer for our weekday lifestyle program. Come and be part of a fantastic team and bring local community focused, engaging, fun, uplifting and fresh content to our large viewing area! Vacancy Type: Full Time Date… Read more »

Richmond – Production company seeking Model Helicopter – Paid

Production company seeks owner/operator for very realistic NON MILITARY model helicopter. Any size will work, but the larger the better. Prefer older looking models and one that actually runs (although it will not be shown flying). Please respond with photo of unit to nottarentino@gmail.com.

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 »