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Statewide – VPA & IATSE Hosting Film Industry Advocacy Zoom Seminar – Jan 7 – Free

IATSE 487, the Virginia Production Alliance, and their partners are holding a virtual training session to discuss how you can be an effective citizen advocate, educating leaders on the importance of the film industry, during this year’s upcoming Virginia legislative session. Session begins on January 10. The call will be recorded in case you aren’t… Read more »

Virginia – Season 2 of Motel Rescue looking for locations/motels – ASAP – Paid

We are casting for Season 2 of Motel Rescue on HBO Max! This is a fun, feel-good show about Motels getting renovations by our host, Lindsey Kurowski! If you know of any locations/motels that would be interested, please let me know! Thank you!   If you are a motel location interested, please contact: Jack Cullen at… Read more »

Charlottesville & Richmond – Assistant needed for short film – Week of Oct. 23rd – Paid

Hello, I’m producing a short educational film about my enslaved ancestor, Matilda Lewis Threlkeld and historical truth-telling today. We have a great crew and a great director, Loria King. We’re in need of an assistant, African American preferred given the film’s subject matter. The assistant will be paid $15 per hour for 10 hours per… Read more »

Richmond – Crew call for student short film – September 2023 – Unpaid

Hello, This is a crew call for sound, art, and production department members for a 5-8-minute short film about children making a cozy dinner on a busy school night. More info about this production: Type of production: Non-union, student film Location: Richmond, VA Compensation: Unpaid Time: Last week of September (dates TBD) Please include a… Read more »

Northern Virginia – On-set Sound Mixer needed – August 12th-16th – Paid

Little Victory Productions is seeking an experienced on-set sound mixer to work with us August 12 – 15 (rain date Aug 16) on an independent film entitled “Dissonant.” The film will be shot under an approved SAG Microbudget contract, which is allowed during the current SAG-AFTRA strike. Must be willing to work as a Northern… Read more »

Richmond – Costumer needed for indie short film – August 25th-27th – Paid

Local production is seeking a Wardrobe/Costumer for a 3 day production in late August. Experience in modesty wear is need and must be local to RVA. A small budget for acquiring costumes will be provided (amount disclosed if hired) and the rate for all 3 production days is $250 (negotiable). Please send a resume attached… Read more »

Washington DC — Casting call for musical production (18+) — October 6-8th — Paid

No Weapon Productions is holding auditions on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (October 6-8) for ensemble cast members who will be part of a nationally recognized production of “We Don’t Do That Here!” – a 30-minute musical that is designed to eliminate bullying in schools. This premiere ensemble production will be showcased to principals, educators, school… Read more »

Henrico — casting call for short film — October 24th — paid

Cortina Productions is seeking actors to be part of a film shoot on October 24 in Henrico, VA for a short film that explores the life and experiences of a young girl living through the Holocaust. These are non-speaking roles. Actors will be dressed in period attire (1930s–1960s), will be filmed in silhouette, and will… Read more »

Statewide – Potential Scam/Phishing – ‘Only in the Moonlight’

Several crew members have made the Virginia Film Office and Virginia Production Alliance aware of a potential scam in which ‘producers’ for a production entitled “Only in the Moonlight” reached out via email offering above-industry wages in several parts of the state, asking for personal information to set up payment, and are implying that they… Read more »

Richmond – The Byrd Theatre’s National Science on Screen Night – March 22 – $8

The Byrd Theatre participates in National Science on Screen Night with other grantee theaters across the country The Byrd Theatre, our region’s premier motion picture palace is proud to be a recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the Cooledge Corner Theatre Science on Screen Grant. The Byrd Theatre is participating in 9th National evening of… Read more »

VPA: Film Industry Support Information

From the Virginia Production Alliance: Please see the attached link from the Washington Post, published by Beau Cribbs. It encourages Virginia legislators to support increases in film incentives. See the link to the article here.  Below the link, we are providing contact information to key members in the House of Delegates Finance Committee and the State… Read more »

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


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 »


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 »


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 »