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Richmond – Casting Call – Dec 6th – Paid

They are looking for male and female actors for a music video shoot December 6, 2020 from 1pm-6pm at CEO Studios in Richmond VA. Actors will be paid $60 for the five hours. They are seeking three Black female actors between the ages 18-50. These actors will be expected to lip sync “ohhh & ahhs”… Read more »

Nellysford-SEEKING ACTORS – Non-Union/ Pay TBD

TITLE: Winter Story GENRE: Western / Family Drama SYNOPSIS: The family matriarch dies, leaving behind a contested inheritance. And even worse: the will cannot be located. The family order begins to fray further when a long-estranged daughter reappears to claim her share of the inheritance. The equivalent of a Western standoff ensues as the members of the… Read more »

Important Updates to REBUILD VA Covid-19 Grant Program – Eligibility Expanded & Funding Increased

If you are a small business, non-profit, or sole proprietor affected by COVID-19, please take a minute to review the below info to see if you are now eligible for grant assistance, or now eligible for more funds even if you were approved and received assistance from this program already. Governor Northam’s grant program REBUILD… Read more »

Richmond-Seeking 7 actors local to RVA-October-PAID

Anne Chapman Casting & VCUarts Cinema are seeking 7 Local to RVA actors for 3 short student films shooting October, 2020 Rate: $200/shoot day – Final authorization for engagement of services is dependent upon university budget approval. COVID-19 Production Protocol Will Be Followed Due to COVID-19 Travel Concerns this is a Local Production using Actors Local to Richmond,… Read more »

Roanoke – Seeking PA for project – Sept 26-27 – Paid

In need of a strong Production Assistant with excellent communication skills. This PA will be responsible for the needs of assistant on the show as well as keeping in contact with the LA based production team/producers throughout the filming process. Full PA rate $15/hr. Must be 18+   CONTACT: Morgan De Bolt , morgan.debolt@criticalshows.com

Statewide – Rebuild VA Expanded Eligibility Criteria – Additional Production Industry Businesses Included

In July, the Commonwealth launched a new grant program for small businesses and nonprofits called Rebuild VA. We are writing today to let you know that Rebuild VA has expanded its eligibility criteria to allow more small businesses to apply. The application is open and available here. Small supply chain partners of businesses forced to… Read more »

Richmond – TV Miniseries production office staff – tentative start date mid September – Paid

Richmond – TV Miniseries production office staff – mid September – paid   We are seeking enthusiastic individuals for a new Television miniseries.  Production Secretary, Executive Assistant and/or Production Assistant positions who are eager to get their foot in the door in the film industry.   Candidates must be organized, hard working and able to… Read more »

HAMPTON ROADS – CASTING FOR MARKETING CAMPAIGN – ONE DAY IN SEPTEMBER – PAID

ACTORS & ACTRESSES NEEDED This is for a content marketing campaign. Wage are within a range of $15-20/hr, on a half-day’s work (6 hours) in the Hampton Roads area. The shoot will last for one day within the first week of September, so please plan accordingly. There will not be a formal audition due to… Read more »

Richmond – RIFF Arts Institute Grant for Financial Assistance – Open August 10

The RIFF Arts Institute is Awarded a Grant from the Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond Funding to be Dedicated to Unemployed Artists Impacted by COVID-19 To learn more and apply, visit their site.  The RIFF Arts Institute (RAI) has been awarded a grant from the Community Foundation’s Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund advisory committee… Read more »

Governor Northam Announces $70 Million Rebuild VA Economic Recovery Fund for Small Businesses, Nonprofits Impacted by COVID-19

**Film/production companies, sole proprietors, and independent contractors in the industry that meet additional listed criteria can qualify for this program. Please see below.** Governor Ralph Northam today announced $70 million for small businesses and nonprofit organizations whose normal operations were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding will be made available through Rebuild VA, a… Read more »

RICHMOND – TV EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/PRODUCTION ASSISTANT – STARTS NOVEMBER – PAID

We are seeking self starting individuals for Television Series Executive Assistant and/or Production Assistant position who are eager to get their foot in the door in the film industry. Candidates must be organized, hard working and able to work full time. Position would begin in November and all candidates must be local to Richmond, VA,… Read more »

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 »