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WASHINGTON DC – New York Japan Cinefest September 29th – FREE

The Japan Information & Culture Center welcomes the return of the New York Japan CineFest, presenting seven short films highlighting the most exciting new voices in cinema!    Thursday, September 29th, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan 1150 18th St NW Suite 100 Washington DC 20036… Read more »

WASHINGTON DC – Film Collaborative Event September 29 – FREE

VISIONDC– Film Collaborative   September 29, 2016 411 New York Ave NE, DC 6PM – 8PM VIP Rooftop Reception 8PM – 11PM General Admission Mixer   CULTURALDC, BROOK ROSE DEVELOPMENT, AND D.B. LEE DEVELOPMENT, invite you to experience an evening with filmmakers and space-makers, held at the future site of the art-focused boutique hotel at 411 New… Read more »

NORTHERN VIRGINIA – Film Screening September 20 at George Mason University – FREE

George Mason University will host a free film screening of MARITAL RAPE IS REAL by Shanon Lee at its Fairfax Campus during Fear2Freedom’s annual campaign to raise awareness for victims of sexual assault. MARITAL RAPE IS REAL is a short film adapted from several published essays on marital rape by WIFV Member Shanon Lee. The… Read more »

VIRGINIA – Sundance Documentary Film Grants Rolling Application – FREE

The Sundance Documentary Film Program supports non-fiction filmmakers worldwide in the production of cinematic documentaries on contemporary themes. Established in 2002 with founding support from Open Society Foundations, the Program is a vibrant global resource for independent non-fiction storytelling. Recent projects include The Square, The Queen of Versailles, Rich Hill, The Invisible War and The… Read more »

CHARLOTTESVILLE – Adrenaline Film Competition – FREE

Attention filmmakers, actors, and composers!   The Virginia Film Festival is now accepting applications for the 13th Adrenaline Film Project. AFP is a 72-hour, highly-caffeinated filmmaking competition where three-person teams of filmmakers work together to write, cast, shoot, and edit a film in only three days!   AFP provides a unique experience for aspiring filmmakers,… Read more »

RICHMOND – Casting Call for 16mm Short Film – PAID

SYNOPSIS: The first portion of a two-part short film– a young man holds out all night for a last chance to explain his shortcomings to an ex-partner before his departure to a new city the next morning.   PRODUCTION TITLE: Right Now a Moment TYPE: Super 16mm short film UNION STATUS: Non-Union, Paid FORMAT: 16mm… Read more »

RICHMOND – Casting call, 60+ year old woman, lead in 30 min film – PAID flat fee

Seeking bold and audacious actress, 60+ years, to play the lead role in a narrative short film based loosely on the Baba Yaga witch of Russian fairy tales. Some very brief and tasteful nudity that is non-sexual. This is a graduate film, and all positions will be paid. There will be rehearsals several days over… Read more »

RICHMOND – Casting call, 25-40 year old male, lead in 30 min film – PAID flat fee

Seeking 25-40 year old male actor to play the lead role in a narrative short film based loosely on the Baba Yaga witch of Russian fairy tales. This is a graduate film, and all positions will be paid.  There will be a few rehearsals several times over the next few months, and these rehearsals will culminate… Read more »

Northern Virginia – Documentary Structure 3 Part Course – Fee

DOCUMENTARY STRUCTURE AND STORYTEELING 3 PART COURSE THURSDAYS, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29 INSTRUCTOR: ADELE SCHMIDT   Documentary Structure and Storytelling I:  The Essentials of Documentary Storytelling Sep 15, 2016 7:00pm – 10:00pm Where: Docs In Progress 8700 1st Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, United States $95 ($85 WIFV) (to register for this session only) $225 (to… Read more »

Northern Virginia – Docs in Progress Documentary Submissions – Free

Docs In Progress is seeking submissions of documentary works-in-progress for upcoming facilitated feedback programs: If you have a trailer or a scene you would like feedback on from other filmmakers, submit for our October 10 Roundtable. If you have a full rough cut you would like feedback on from a general audience which includes both… Read more »

Washington D.C. – Stone Soup Films Nonprofit Filmmaking Introductory Session – Free

Interested in using your filmmaking skills to benefit awesome nonprofits in the District?  Seeking a creative outlet outside of your 9-5 job?  Stone Soup Films may be what you are looking for! Join us for an introductory session to all media-savvy individuals in the DC area that would like to collaborate with Stone Soup Films.… Read more »

Alexandria, VA – Aaron Marcus Talk and Questionnaire for Actors and Models – Free

Aaron Marcus  Answering Questions and Teaching Actors and Models How to Get More Work Free Talk  September 21 Starting at 5:00 James Duncan Jr. Library 2501 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301   In conjunction with the release of his new book, which you can find at this link (howtomodel.com/book-the-job-book), Aaron Marcus will be discussing the following… Read more »

Winchester- Residential Locations Needed for Feature Film

Residential Locations Needed for feature film shooting in Winchester, slated for winter 2017: Neighborhood in woodsy area with two average older looking houses, roughly across the street from each other. Open to cabins, or larger size trailer or ranch style houses, preferably secluded. Generally seeking multiple houses that have an older feel to the interior,… Read more »

Richmond & Norfolk – YOUR SCREENPLAY SUCKS Writing Seminar – July 9 and 10

Screenwriters – there are a still a few spots left to upcoming screenwriting seminar “YOUR SCREENPLAY SUCKS” featuring special guest Will Akers! Akers, a produced screenwriter, published author, and university educator who has given seminars around the world will help provide insight on what NOT TO DO with your screenplay. Tickets available for either July… Read more »

RICHMOND – Virginia Production Alliance Meeting – TONIGHT! 6/28

The Richmond Virginia Production Alliance meeting is TONIGHT!   6:30-8:30 WCVE 23 Sesame Street Richmond, VA 23235 “Do you have questions about the production industry in Richmond? Here’s your chance to get into the mind of a Director of Photography or a Studio owner. Joining us for the panel will be Directors of Photography, Doug… Read more »

Virginia-filmed “On The Wing” is available now on Amazon!

That’s right! The funny family film starring Corbin Bernsen and Oscar Winner Shirley Jones is now available to own or rent on Amazon or to stream immediately on Amazon Prime. Click here to watch it now! It’s the story of four teenagers out to stop two villains–the corrupt Senator Sally Atkinson and her comic sidekick… Read more »

DC Filmmakers Win Trip to Cannes Film Festival, Make Film, Win Contest

DC Filmmakers Win Trip to Cannes Film Festival, Make Film, Win Contest WASHINGTON, DC (May 17, 2016) A worldwide competition created a whirlwind of excitement for brothers Austin and Meredith Bragg and “The Big Honkin’” a team of DC filmmakers. Thanks to their success in the DC 48 Hour Film Project, they were invited to… Read more »


VIRGINIA FILM OFFICE REDESIGNS WEBSITE May 23, 2016 After months of careful deliberation with local designers, the Virginia Film Office is excited to present a sleek, streamlined new website. You will still find it at www.filmvirginia.org — all are encouraged to explore! The project was a collaboration between the Richmond designers Brian Landis of The… Read more »

NORFOLK – Governor McAuliffe Announces Movie Starring Adrian Grenier to Film in Virginia

Commonwealth of Virginia Office of Governor Terry McAuliffe FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date:  May 23, 2016 Governor McAuliffe Announces Movie Starring Adrian Grenier to Film in Virginia ~ Public Affairs will be filmed in the Hampton Roads area ~    RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that producers of the upcoming political thriller Public Affairs… Read more »

Lynchburg, VA – Looking for modern apartment to film in- PAID

The Pandora Collections is seeking a paid location for a feature length film. Lynchburg, VA or surrounding area 6 Days Late December / Early January PAID – negotiable Descriptors: Apartment, Flat, Loft, or Studio Space. Sleek, modern, downtown feel, exposed wood or stone. Please direct inquiries to DyingStarsFilm@gmail.com or call 540-588-3101