The first feature film shot in Floyd, Virginia will premier there, this Saturday evening. “House of Good and Evil,” a low budget, independent movie, was shot almost entirely in the town last summer.
Dozens of local people pitched in to help. Now the producers want to say ‘thank you’ with a free, outdoor showing, open to the public.
National Geographic is looking for extras to work on the film Killing Kennedy, filming in Richmond next week.
The production company was most recently in Virginia filming last year’s Killing Lincoln.
Killing Kennedy stars Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin. They’re looking for background players of all shapes and sizes, including many Caucasian males and Hispanic men and women.
There’s one scene that takes place in Mexico City, even though it will be shot in Richmond.
A new Civil War epic, Copperhead, has a screening in Lynchburg June 4, 2013 at 7.p.m. The film is the latest from Ron Maxwell, director of the films Gettysburg and Gods and Generals.
It’s a first for Roanoke’s Grandin Theatre—a film festival designed to showcase new digital upgrades to the historic, non-profit movie palace that originally opened in 1932. The film festival features academy award nominated shorts and a premier of the film The Place Beyond the Pines… as well as several documentary films.The festival runs Friday through Sunday at the Grandin Theatre, where the complete schedule is available.
The South By Southwest Music and Film Festival also has a tech side. Two Blacksburg companies are on the way to Austin Texas. They’ll compete for awards in what’s become the festival’s fastest growing program: talks on emerging technologies.