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Richmond – Documentary Filmmaking Workshops – $35/class – Winter/Spring

DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOPS AT OAKWOOD ARTS Belltower Pictures is partnering with Oakwood Arts to conduct a series of five documentary filmmaking workshops for those who are currently underrepresented in the film industry. The goal of the series is to teach and support documentary filmmaking by BIPOC creatives.    Belltower Pictures produced the nationally telecast, Emmy… Read more »

Virginia – Roy W. Dean Short Film Grant now accepting entries – Deadline April 29th – Fee

Now, in its 3rd year, the Roy W. Dean Short Film Grant is now open for entries.  The grant offers the winner $3,000 and thousands more in donated services to help them complete their film.  The grant is sponsored by the 501(c)3 non-profit From the Heart Productions which is dedicated to helping independent filmmakers get their films funded. The… Read more »

Virtual – Script breakdown and schedule seminar – January 26th – Fee

This step-by-step seminar focuses on what you need to know to create a script breakdown and schedule for low-budget independent scripted projects. Using a short narrative script, we will go over the steps and general principles for scheduling film productions using simple excel spreadsheets. You will receive a link to the script that will be… Read more »

Richmond – VPA Film Master Class – Feb 9 and 11 – Free (Registration Required)

The Virginia Production Alliance is partnering with VCU’s Institute for Contemporary Art and 36-time Emmy Award Winning Director, Jesse Vaughn, for this informative two-part Master Class.  We will analyze scenes to explore the relationship between actor and director to gain better understanding of how deeper connections can be made. Workshop Takaways Dive into the Director/Actor… Read more »

Richmond – Intern Needed for Production Company – ASAP – Paid

Local Production company is looking for a part time intern who is interested in learning all facets of movie making including preproduction software, script and shot management, on-set video and audio production etc. This position is intended to lead to being AD or Set Manager on a new feature project to be shot late spring/summer… Read more »

Hampton Roads- 2023 VPA Screenwriting Competition- Accepting Submissions Now-Feb 28th-Prize Money

CALLING ALL SCREENWRITERS, CALLING ALL SCREENWRITERS! Have you been sitting around bored in your house, ready to show off your amazing writing skills with the burning passion of one thousand suns!? Do you have an old script you have been hanging on to, waiting for the right time? Why don’t you pick up that old… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Call for Student Short Film – March 18-26 – Paid

Logline: When Sarah’s professional wrestler dad comes home earlier than expected, Neil (her boyfriend) depends on his stoner friends to help him escape without getting caught by her dad. Paid Role in Need: Owen Owens: Supporting role, 40s to late 50s male. 5’10 or taller. Big build and muscles. Intimidating wrestler who’s hard on guys… Read more »

Richmond – Casting for Student Short Film – March 17-26 – Unpaid

NEW SURGE PRODUCTIONS – A STUDENT-RUN VCU ORGANIZATION: Seeking college aged actors for NON-PAID positions for our hijinks-filled comedy student film THE ESCAPE. The film’s logline and available acting positions are described below. If you are interested please fill out this google form https://forms.gle/tQmXByZpu6bRfz39A They are accepting applications until January 27th, 2023. Logline: When Sarah’s… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Lead Actress for short comedy horror film – January 21st – Paid

$100/daily! Looking for an actress to play a leading role. 2 days maximum. Age can range from mid twenties to early thirties. No ethnicity restrictions. I am looking for an actress who can exude great comedic timing. They also need to switch quickly from a funny moment to a dramatic beat. If interested, please submit… Read more »

RICHMOND – Richmond Film Network Short Film Series – January 18th – Ticketed

From the producer of the Richmond 48 Hour Film Project and creator of the VHSL Film Festival comes the Richmond Film Network Short Film Series. This event showcases innovative short, independent film submissions from diverse, new, and emerging cinematic creators from Richmond and beyond, and screens at Bow Tie Movieland. Official selections for the January 18 Series are: “How… Read more »