Richmond

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The Richmond District of the Virginia Production Alliance offers opportunities for all of Central Virginia. Our location in the state capital helps facilitate the Alliance’s advocacy efforts. Richmond also hosts: Film Day on Capitol Hill, the State of the industry networking and trade event, and the Annual Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) show.

Richmond and its surroundings have hosted several major film and television productions, such as: Spielberg’s Lincoln, Homeland: Season 7, Jeff Nichols’ Loving, the AMC series TURN: Washington’s Spies, the PBS series Mercy Street, and the HBO mini-series John Adams just to name a few. Because of its history in film, television, commercial, and documentary production, Richmond has developed an experienced crew base along with a community of talented independent filmmakers and film festivals.

Richmond and Petersburg are historic cities, that offer exceptional locations for filming.  Located nearby is a historic backlot featuring a farm set, period ships, a wharf area and acres of undeveloped land.  Richmond is known for its eclectic architecture, nearby rural areas, and burgeoning culinary scene, among the best in the nation.

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2018 Events:

Filmmakers Showcase – Jan. 21st

State of the Industry (Richmond) – Feb 15th

Annual General Meeting & Exec Board Election – Mar. 27th

PA Training – April 7th

Meet Your Board – May 1st

How to 48 – May 14th

“Where’s My Passport” – May 29th

“Sound Speed”: An Sound Expert Panel – June 26th

“Invisible Art”: An Editing Panel – July 31st

August Mixer – August 25th

Cinematography Panel – Sept. 25th

Animation Panel – Oct. 23rd

Voice Over Panel – Nov. 27th

Holiday ‘Ringdangdo’ Party – Dec. 18th