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HAMPTON- Virginia Black Film Festival – Submission Deadline December 1st – FEE

The Virginia Black Film Festival is the premiere celebration of Black Culture through film! Taking place in Historic Hampton Virginia, near the site where the first Africans in English North America landed. The festival features content from throughout the African Diaspora in multiple genres. Screenings for the event take place on the festivals On-Demand platform… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Call for Short film – March & April 2023 – Paid

Casting call for “Searching for the Artist” film. Logline: After an unsuccessful first show, an aspiring painter encounters a woman who offers him a potential career-altering opportunity under mysterious circumstances. Description Short Film Director: Anson King Producer/Casting Director: Walker Moore Writer: Maximilian Omar Shooting Schedule: March 25th – April 13th (Roughly 5-6 Days within that… Read more »

Statewide – 2022 Fall Roy W. Dean Film Grant is now accepting applications – Deadline 10/31/22 – Application Fee

The 2022 Fall Roy W. Dean Film Grant for indie filmmakers is now accepting applications.  The grant is awarded to a unique film that makes a contribution to society.  Recipient will receive $3,000 cash and thousands more in film services to help them complete their project.  Deadline for submissions is October 31st, 2022.   Link:… Read more »


Casting Call! Agency: The Martin Agency Sponsor/Client: GEICO Agency Job Number 24011686 Union Status: SAG Location: Richmond, VA Filming Dates: 8/24/22 and/or 8/25/22 Rates: Talent will be paid under 2022 SAG Commercial Scale, see roles for additional compensation breakdown. **ALL TALENT MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PRODUCTION** Roles: Please READ THOROUGHLY! ZOMBIE-… Read more »

Central Virginia – Call for Sound Mixer/Operator for Short Film – January 2022 – Paid

Sound Mixer/Operator Needed. Seeking an experienced sound mixer/operator for an upcoming horror short film tentatively scheduled for a two-day shoot in early-mid January. Location within an hour of Richmond with one indoor set and outdoor sequences in the same location. This is a non-union paid opportunity with the rate of $150/day, negotiable. Project Date Range:… Read more »

VIRTUAL – VPA Industry Summit – 8/31 – Free

The next VPA Industry Summit is August 31 at 7 PM — register in advance to gain access to this virtual event. The event will focus on Virginia film festivals. Sponsored by the Virginia Film Office, the panel will feature several festival directors who are hard at work preparing for this fall’s programs, like the… Read more »

NOVA/DC – Awesome Con Short Film Festival – Aug 20-22

The Awesome Con Short Film Festival is one of the most fun and fan-friendly film festivals that you’ll attend or be part of, and it takes place inside one of the biggest pop culture conventions in the United States, Awesome Con in Washington DC. Every year Awesome Con has movie stars guests, pop culture icons,… Read more »

Virtual – Upcoming VPA Camera Event – Register Today! – May 26 – $5/Free

  With so many camera options, what are you shooting on? Click HERE to learn more about our upcoming event! There are as many answers to this question as there are producers, directors, editors, and cinematographers.  Register to attend this event! Get ready to get your inner video NERD on cause we’re going to float on… Read more »

Statewide – Roy Dean Film Grant – Deadline March 31 – Fee

Open for films that are unique and that make a contribution to society, the deadline for Roy W. Dean Film Grant for Spring is fast approaching.  All entries for the film grant for independent filmmakers must be submitted by March 31st 2021.   Sponsored by the non-profit From the Heart Productions, the Roy W. Dean… Read more »

Statewide – James River Writers Membership Discount – Month of March – $5 off

James River Writers exists to support and nourish the literary community (including screenwriters) in central Virginia. As a part of that mission, we have a strong, mutually beneficial relationship with our members. During the month of March, Individual and Student memberships are $5 off. The discount is automatically applied at checkout. Check out the website… 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 »

Richmond – Local Filmmaker Funding Project on Veteran Suicide Awareness – Feb 2020

Local filmmakers, helmed by Brandon Hughes, have a powerful, important project in the works titled ANGELS. After returning from war, a young Black veteran battling with depression makes the decision to end his life. On his last day, he has an unexpected interaction that changes his perspective. About the project: We are a group of… Read more »

Norfolk – Seeking Actors for Just Eliana – March 6th, 7th, 8th – Paid/unpaid

JUST ELIANA ODU Film Club Production Director/Writer: Katlyn Wright Producer: Caitlyn Whitaker Casting Directors: Matt Rutledge, Elli Ransom Audition: Submission by February 14th, 2020 Callback Date: February 20th, 2020 Callback Location: Norfolk, Virginia Shoot Dates: March 6th, 7th, 8th Shoot Location: Hampton Roads, Virginia Non-Union Select roles are paid Actor will receive a copy of… Read more »

Roanoke – Seeking Male/Female Actors 35-55 – Feb 15-17 – Paid

Seeking Male and Female actors ages 35-55 -Caucasian only at this time -for speaking and non-speaking patient roles. Must be able provide your own transportation to and from locations which will be a home and institutional setting.   If interested, please email your  headshot and clip reel (if applicable) to casting@mytonomy.com ***Please put Roanoke Casting Feb 2020 in… Read more »

Richmond – Showtimes added for Dirtwoman Dc – $7-$12

Due to the first week success of SPIDER MITES OF JESUS: THE DIRTWOMAN DOCUMENTARY, it’s gone from 3 shows a day to 5.   NOTE: Check the show times before coming, they’re different Fri – Sun and Mon – Thu.   https://www.bowtiecinemas.com/movie/290646/Spider-Mites-of-Jesus-The-Dirtwoman-Documentary-Trailer-and-Info   Read about my Dirtwoman Documentary here: http://dirtwomandoc.com/


The Good Lord Bird is still looking for extras to finish out the season! The Limited Series for SHOWTIME, “The Good Lord Bird” is seeking to cast adults, Caucasian males, to work as paid background actors. The non speaking roles of Soldiers must be filled asap. Work-dates are still to be determined. For more information… Read more »

Richmond – Seeking Playground Equipment for Production – Paid

A large production is seeking playground equipment (to recreate a school or park-size playground). Please email us at mfinucane@virginia.org if you have items available to rent or you would like hauled away, and we’ll connect you to discuss logistics and price.  Thank you!

Richmond- Casting call- week of Sept 16-paid

Casting Call FreshMove Media is seeking actors in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions for a Commercial & Education film casting in Richmond, VA. This production is for a Community Bank with 25+ locations throughout Virginia & Maryland. Please follow the instructions below to be considered. Bank Commercial Video Shoot Commercial & Education Video Director: Aaron Money … Read more »

Richmond – VFO Internship – Aug 5 deadline – Unpaid

We are looking for film lovers with an interest in production and the process of attracting projects. We love creatives with strong writing and administrative skills and a flexible, open schedule. Any photography or video editing experience is a plus as well.  Since this is a non-paying internship, every effort is made to tailor the… Read more »

Middletown – From Farm to Film Screenings – LDR Creative LLC is Seeking Short Film Submissions – Free

Los Angeles based LDR Creative LLC, in partnership with Thorndale Farm LLC, is seeking 3-4 history themed short films that were filmed in Virginia and or that promote some aspect of Virginia’s rich history for presentation at the outdoor event, From Farm to Film. From Farm to Film is being held at historic Thorndale Farm in Middletown,… Read more »

Statewide – Call for Submissions: Seven Cities Short Film Showcase – March 16 deadline – Fee

The Seven Cities of Hampton Roads are home to countless creatives and fantastic films that deserve to be showcased. Join us for a celebration of this gifted community and all the crazy, colorful, and creative films they’ve made! Officially selected films will be screened at the showcase on April 19th where they will have the… Read more »

Richmond – James River Shorts Award Screening – Nov 30 – Tickets

Don’t forget the 2018 James River Short Film finalists screening and awards is this Friday, November 30, 6:30 pm, at the VMFA, Leslie Cheeks Theater. ​ Tickets available through the VMFA ticket office, in advance or day of the show.  This year’s juried slate features 11 finalists from the U.S., Belgium, Kosovo, and India, with the… Read more »

DC/Virginia – Seeking Lead and Featured Roles – Paid

Story House Productions is casting for LEAD and FEATURED roles for ‘COPYCAT KILLERS’!   We are looking for real people with BOXING, MUAY THAI, or MMA experience! NO ACTING EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED! Shoot Dates: July 30th, July 31st and August 3rd Please have FULL availability! Location: DC/VA/MD All roles are PAID LEAD ROLES: Antonio: Caucasian,… Read more »

Chesapeake – Casting for Two Roles – Paid

The Christian Broadcasting Network is looking to cast two roles for an upcoming project. It is a narrative story focused on a young African American woman who due to being molested as a little girl had poor self esteem. After college she ended up dating lots of men and eventually started dating unbeknownst to her… Read more »