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Richmond VA- Sound Mixer for short film project – Project dates: 12/21 – 01/22 – Paid

SOUND MIXER NEEDED Seeking an experience sound mixer with gear for an upcoming short film production titled “A Moment Of Your Time”, tentatively scheduled for a three day shoot in mid December or early January. Rate is $150/day, negotiable. Please send reels, resumes, and equipment list to wolfpackfilmgroup@gmail.com.   https://adamlapallomedia.squarespace.com/a-moment-of-your-time-short-film

RVA – CASTING CALL FOR SHORT FILM – Sept 16-19 – PAID

All applicants please list availability for – Thurs Sept 16 – Sun Sept 19 Thurs Sept 30 – Sun Oct 3 RATE: $175/10 Role must be willing to work local to Richmond, VA (no compensation can be provided for travel/accommodations). 10hr day does not include travel. There are three exterior shoot days in September, and… Read more »

Washington, DC – Casting Call for Feature Film – July 26, 2021 – UNPAID

Carlyn Davis Casting is looking for talent for a SAG-AFTRA Netflix Feature filming in the Washington, DC area on Monday, July 26, 2021. They are currently looking for the following types: Military type: Male or female, any ethnicity, 20s-40s, fit. Must have or be willing to get Military haircut. Union and Non-Union Talent may apply… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Call – July 5-7 – PAID

Anne Chapman Casting & VCUarts Cinema are seeking 3 Local to RVA actors for a short student film shooting July 5th, 6th & 7th, 2021. 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… Read more »

Gordonsville- Photographer/ Production Assistant- June 27th- June 30th- PAID

They are looking to fill a couple of positions for a shoot in Gordonsville. Please send all Inquires and Resumes to NickLProducer@gmail.com They will be filming on June 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th. BTS Stills Photographer: Would be for one day likely on the 28th. The rate is 350/10. (3) Production Assistant: Would be for… Read more »

TIDEWATER AREA – Crew Call for Student Production – July 9-13 – PAID

This is a casting call for crew members for the student ensemble film, Cake Soap.  Their production dates (July 9-13) are flexible based on your schedules. They will be filming for a MAXIMUM of 5 days, may be less depending on pace of production. Production Days: 8 hours MAXIMUM, may be less depending on production pace,… Read more »

CHARLOTTESVILLE – Feature Seeking Crew – July 5-19 – PAID.

PROJECT: A ULB 16mm heist feature, shot by local artists with local talent and crew. REQUIREMENTS: Experience with guerrilla style shooting as a boom/mixer, 5 wireless lavs in kit (few scenes require five, average 2-3). WHAT THEY HAVE: They have access to a ZOOM8 mixer, a Rode NTG3, a few cheap lavs, and some less… Read more »

Statewide – Roy W. Dean Film Grant Accepting applicants for Summer Grant – June 30 deadline – Fee

Celebrating its 30th year, the Roy W. Dean Film Grants is now accepting submissions for its 2021 Summer Grant. The Roy W. Dean Film Grants are awarded 3 times each year to films that are unique films and that make a contribution to society.  From the Heart Productions, the 501(c)3 non-profit sponsoring the grant, is also offering the… Read more »

RICHMOND – SEEKING PRODUCERS FOR 48 HOUR FILM FESTIVAL – 2021 – PAID

Do you want to be in charge of running one of the coolest, most exciting filmmaking events in Richmond? Want to be seen as a leader in the Richmond film community? Put your own stamp on the screenings, networking events, workshops, and extraordinary experiences that make up the 48 Hour Film Project? This is the… Read more »

RICHMOND – PRODUCTION COMPANY SEEKING CAMERA OPERATOR – DATES TBA – PAID

Ramer Productions is in preproduction on feature #7. They are looking for a Richmond Based (or convincing Richmond As Local) camera operator. They have a ton of high quality equipment and are not concerned about experience as long as you have the desire and ability to learn the equipment and be deeply involved in planning the… Read more »

Governor Northam Welcomes Filming of New Hulu Limited Series ‘Dopesick’ to Virginia

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Dopesick, the upcoming Hulu eight-episode limited series, will film in Central Virginia, the Shenandoah Valley, and the Roanoke regions, including Clifton Forge, this winter and is anticipated to continue through the spring. Developed by writer and executive producer Danny Strong, Dopesick is inspired by the bestselling book “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Statewide – Hollins University Fall Students Available for Film/Arts Project Research Assistance

Opportunity: Research Assistance This Fall, the course “Research for the Arts” at Hollins University is looking for research projects. University students in the class will work with a filmmaker or arts organization to provide research materials for an upcoming production or event. The final product will be a research dossier for the writer or director;… 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 »

Free Zoom Webinar: Ready to Roll Initiative – Wednesdays 10:30am

DC Camera continues to sponsor special zoom discussions as part of their Ready to Roll Initiative, about the status and future of film production during the pandemic. This week features the topic of all ‘All Things Locations,’ with Virginia’s very own Andy Edmunds, film commissioners from DC and Maryland, and experienced location manager Wes Hagan… 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 »

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 »