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Upcoming events

    • 6 Dec 2022
    • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Thundershot Studios - 9425-B Mathy Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031

    We’ll see you by the popcorn machine. DON’T MISS IT! Eat! Drink! CELEBRATE!  And enjoy some networking with your friends In the film industry to make this a great evening! Catch up with your fellow professionals at one of Northern Virginia’s best production venues, all dressed up for the holidays.  We’re anticipating another blowout networking event!


    The Virginia Production Alliance is on a mission to bring more production work to the region and build a strong network of Virginia production professionals.

    The event is being held at ThunderShot Studios, which is located at 9425-B Mathy Drive in Fairfax, Virginia.

    PARKING: Please park in the overflow area across the street (see the diagram below). It’s behind the McDonald’s and we suggest you plug their address into your GPS: 9650 East Main Street, Fairfax, VA. Once you’re parked, cross at the corner near Lifetime Fitness. The studio is located just behind the Saba Restaurant and the walk is only 1/10 of a mile. Parking in the studio lot is reserved for speakers and event volunteers. Be aware that spaces adjacent to the studio building belong to other businesses. If you park in spots marked FFX Auto or Auto Body World, or behind the building in the large VUOM lot, YOUR CAR MAY BE TOWED.

    METRO: The closest station is Vienna (Orange Line). It’s three miles north of the studio. From there you can take a bus, taxi, Uber, or Lyft.

    BUS: Take the CUE (Green line) or Metrobus 29K,N to the Fair City Mall stop at the intersection of Pickett Road and Mathy Drive. The studio is located just behind the Saba Restaurant.

    • 13 Dec 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Visual Arts Center 1812 W Main St Richmond, VA 23220

    • 24 Jan 2023
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Hardywood Craft Brewery - 2410 Ownby Lane, Richmond, Va 23220
    • 175

    The Virginia Production Alliance invites you to one of the most important events of the year!

    The annual STATE OF THE INDUSTRY is a celebration of film and video production in Virginia.

    At this event, film professionals and those who aspire to get together will share information about the current state of the industry.

    Enjoy a complimentary drink ticket and light appetizers!

    There is no cost to attend. 

Previous Events

16 Nov 2022 An Evening with Nathan Clarke & Tyler Trumbo - "The Passing On" Award-Winning Documentary Discussion and Q&A
13 Aug 2022 Hampton Roads Virginia Production Alliance Apex Networking Event
23 Jun 2022 Networking with NOVA District
22 Jun 2022 VPA Richmond District Open Mic Mixer
14 Apr 2022 "Show Us Your Work" Event
30 Mar 2022 VPA Annual Meeting
26 Mar 2022 From Book to Screenplay to Film: Take 2 with Lamont Ferguson
13 Jan 2022 Virginia Production Alliance Richmond State of the Industry Event
15 Dec 2021 Panel Discussions with the crew of 500 Fireflies, Feature length movie filmed in Staunton VA
2 Dec 2021 Ask an Entertainment Lawyer - An Evening with Kirk Schroder (In-Person & Virtual)
13 Nov 2021 From Book to Screenplay, to Film with Jasmine Deanne Andrews
29 Sep 2021 An Evening with Curtis Monk: ESPN Sports Documentary Producer
31 Aug 2021 Virginia Production Alliance Industry Summit - Film Festival Focus
1 Jun 2021 Summer New Member Special - Join the VPA Today for $35
26 May 2021 Cameras: What's Best for Production w/ Guest Host Peter Nicoll, DC Camera
28 Apr 2021 Jerry Williams: The Dirtwoman Documentary
20 Apr 2021 Virginia Production Alliance Industry Summit & Annual Meeting
13 Apr 2021 VPA Phone It In Challenge Film Screeing & Awards Night
30 Mar 2021 Calling All Actors and Actresses! Headshots, Self-Tapes, and More
10 Mar 2021 Richmond's Jai Jamison - Writer on The CW's Superman & Lois Series!
25 Feb 2021 PBS Programming Distribution Workshop with American Public Television
24 Feb 2021 An Evening with Bruce Broughton: A Film Composer’s Life of Scoring Film - Sponsored by VCU Music and Cinema
24 Jan 2021 Hampton Roads VPA Virtual Networking & Food Drive Event
19 Jan 2021 VPA Industry Summit
15 Dec 2020 "Casting Secrets & Cold Truths for Filmmakers" with Anne Chapman
19 Nov 2020 "The Working Actor" with Tom Belgrey
28 Oct 2020 “Doc versus Narrative: Lessons Learned as a Writer/Director” with David Powers
12 Aug 2020 A Social Gathering, At A Distance!
1 Aug 2020 Spec Campen's 100th Birthday Parade
30 Jul 2020 Legislative Event
28 Jul 2020 The Filmmaker Discussion
1 Apr 2020 Spring Gala

Kirk Shroeder


As a VPA member, you're allowed to attend meetings and professional development events throughout the state. It's all included in your annual membership.

Virginia Production Alliance
P.O. Box 7419, Richmond, VA 23221

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