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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 »

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, 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 »

Northern, VA – Head Shots – Fee

NYC Headshot photographer Guido Venitucci is returning to the DC area on March 28 and 29th.  Didn’t get as many pilot season auditions you were hoping for? Now’s the time to get new headshots and be on your A game before episodic season. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to get amazing headshots at a… 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 – 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 »

Fairfax, VA – Spring/Summer Camps – registration now open

Fairfax County Park Authority just opened online registration this morning for spring & summer camps, as well as weekly spring classes. Our award-winning programs are back with NEW scripts for ages 7-14 including The Lion Queen, Mulan’s Great Adventure, Jam-ilton 2, Aladdin and more. Plus, a performance on the last day of every session, as well as… 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 »

Richmond VA – Casting – Coconut Commercial

Arvold.casting is seeking actors in the MidAtlantic and Southeast regions for a commercial casting in Richmond, Virginia. Those with and without experience are encouraged to submit!   Please find further details and submission instructions in our casting notice here: https://arvold.com/casting-call/coconut-commercial/

Richmond VA – Casting – Prince Commercial

Arvold.casting is seeking actors in the MidAtlantic and Southeast regions for a Prince commercial casting in Richmond, Virginia. Those with and without experience are encouraged to submit!   Please find further details and submission instructions in our casting notice here: https://arvold.com/casting-call/prince-commercial/    

Richmond – Long Form Improv Actors – Audition – Feb. 9th & 23rd – Unpaid

Are you a long form improv actor? Do you know how to perform a HAROLD? Do you think you could be an actor on TV?  We are looking for 10 talented LONG FORM IMPROV actors FOR A LIVE SHOW with an Emmy Award Winning Director WHICH WILL BE EDITED FOR TV!!!! Auditions will be Sundays,… Read more »

Richmond – Actors – Casting Call For One Day Performance – April 2020 – Paid

TALENT: • Seeking TWO actors for a graduate thesis performance focusing on gesture within the performance of an interpersonal relationship – a vignette of everyday life bracketed by the ghost of the actors’ own movements, granting the audience a deeper examination of minute gestures within these moments • Open to any sex/age/ethnicity • Pay is… Read more »

Statewide – Podcast – Current – Free

Philanthropology is new podcast which is a companion piece to the national Public Television show, The Good Road.  The Good Road will start broadcasting across the country through American Public Television in April.  Their presenting station is WETA in Arlington, VA.  And, all of the podcast production is done at In Your Ear Studios in… Read more »

Fairfax, Virginia – Actors – Ages 7-14 – The Lion Queen – Acting Olympics – January 2020- Fee

THE LION QUEEN: Ages 7-14 put on our winter class play!  Based on “Hamlet,” the same story that inspired Disney’s “The Lion King,” comes a new adaptation written especially for our group. “The Lion Queen” offers opportunities for every young performer to shine, including improvisation games, character creation and action. Family and friends are invited to a… Read more »