Casting Notices

USAA photo shoot

Arvold Casting is searching for Caucasian, African American and Hispanic men and women and African American children to appear in a USAA advertising campaign!   Military and former military and those from military families are especially desired.   Real life Caucasian and Hispanic couples and African American families with a young child are encouraged to submit, […]

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texas rein – feature film

We are searching for regional actors to play principal roles in the feature film Texas Rein.  Texas Rein, based on the novel by Becky Rodgers Boyette, is a faith-based family drama with mass appeal about returning home and the power of family. Please see below for submission instructions. TEXAS REIN Feature Film Low-budget, Non-Union Production Company: […]

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virginia lottery commercial (*new roles added 2/25)

Arvold Casting is searching for Virginia based actors, real people, and dancers for a VA Lottery commercial. All ethnicities will be considered.  Please read the submission instructions/details below carefully. Client: Virginia Lottery Production Company: Trademarky Films Casting Company: Arvold Casting Audition Dates:  Feb. 25th – March 2nd Callback Date: Wednesday, March 5th Shoot Dates: March […]

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uva hospital commercial seeking children of all ages

(This is a REVISED announcement as of 10:08am on January 17) Arvold Casting is searching for infants, toddlers, children and adults of all ethnicities with a desire to be in a UVa Hospital commercial. No experience is necessary, but prior experience is great too. Good listening skills and the ability to take direction are important. […]

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sundance lab – short film

Arvold Casting is helping a talented writer/director who has been selected to submit a short film to the Sundance Lab. Please submit by sending an email containing your photo/resume with the subject line containing YOUR NAME & ROLE to [email protected] SCOUT – short film Seeking union and non-union talent (a SAG-AFTRA short film agreement has […]

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abandon films video – searching for young boy 5-8 years old

We are searching for a young male actor age 5-8 to play a non-speaking lead role (with a possible voiceover role as well) in an Abandon Films non-broadcast Southern Baptist Convention fundraising video. Actors of all nationalities are encouraged to submit. Actors from minority background are especially encouraged to submit. Production Company: Abandon Films Shoot […]

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my minifesto…for actors

Get ready Mid-Atlantic actors!  We have commercials to cast AND a television series about to start!  And, when I say commercials, I mean some big clients, national spots, etc…and when I say a television series, I mean an AMC episodic drama filming right here in Virginia.  These projects look everywhere for the best talent, and that’s the caveat…the […]

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civil rights museum movie

We are searching for actors and personalities for a Civil Rights museum movie! Production Company:  Cortina Productions Casting Company:  Arvold Casting Audition Dates:  October 30th – November 6th, 2013 Audition Locations:  Charlottesville, VA and Richmond, VA Shoot Dates:  two (2) consecutive days among the following dates (Nov. 11 – 15 or Nov. 18 – 22) […]

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adrenaline film project

Arvold Casting is collaborating with the Virginia Film Festival on its 10th Annual Adrenaline Film Project. Adrenaline is a 72 hour film competition where teams of film-makers compete to write, cast, film, edit, and screen a film in the Virginia Film Festival. Each team will be guided and supervised by Hollywood professional mentors and special […]

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big stone gap

We are searching for regional actors to play principal roles in the feature film Big Stone Gap. Based on the bestselling novel by Adriana Trigiani, the motion picture is a heartwarming story about life and love in a small mountain town.  Please see below for submission instructions. BIG STONE GAP Feature Film SAG-AFTRA Low-Budget Writer/Director: Adriana […]

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history channel mini-series

We are searching for actors for minor speaking roles for a History Channel Mini-Series set during the time periods of World War I and World War II.  We appreciate you reading and following the submission instructions below! Production Company:  Stephen David Entertainment Director:  John Ealer Casting Company:  Arvold Casting Shoot Dates:  October 14 – November […]

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casting in virginia & the mid-atlantic is about to boom

So excited – we have some really incredible projects to cast soon (wish we could announce, but can’t just yet…) and, we need to make sure you (yes, you) talented and amazing actors are in our files!  We use AgencyPro for Casting Directors software.  It is literally our electronic filing cabinet.  You never have to […]

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4D museum movie

Arvold Casting is searching for actors for a 4D movie for a Virginia museum!  Please see below for submission instructions. Production Company:  Cortina Productions Casting Company:  Arvold Casting Audition Dates:  August 26th – September 6th Audition Location:  Charlottesville, VA Shoot Dates:  Thursday, October 24th to to Wednesday, October 30th Shoot Location:  Richmond, VA Principal Pay: […]

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UVA health system commercial

Arvold Casting is seeking submissions from anyone interested in participating in a University of Virginia Health System commercial in Charlottesville, VA.  Please read the submission instructions/details below carefully. Client:  UVA Health Services Casting Company:  Arvold Casting Audition Dates:  Friday, August 23rd & Saturday, August 24th in Charlottesville, VA Shoot Dates:  Thursday, September 5th & Friday, […]

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Background & stand ins – killing kennedy

Here’s your chance to be a part of history!  Arvold Casting is seeking background artists for the National Geographic television movie KILLING KENNEDY, based on the book by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard, shooting in Richmond, VA from June 11th to July 3rd. Casting News: Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin will play President John F. […]

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NBC Investigation Discovery series

Hi all! We are helping out a fellow casting director, Peter Cook at NBC Peacock with his series! If you would like to be considered for the show, please make sure to send your submission topeter•cook©nbcuni•com. We’d greatly appreciate you stating on the top of your submission “I saw your breakdown on Erica Arvold Casting’s […]

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VA lottery – commercial

Arvold Casting is searching for actors, character faces & carnival talent for a VA Lottery commercial! All ethnicities will be considered. Please read the submission instructions/details below carefully. Client: Virginia Lottery Production Company: Spang TV Casting Company: Arvold Casting Audition Date: Wednesday, May 1st in Richmond, VA Shoot Dates: Sunday, May 5th Richmond, VA and […]

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Killing Kennedy

Arvold Casting is currently casting KILLING KENNEDY, a National Geographic television movie based on the book by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard.  The period for this project is 1963, and we have taken great care to include photos of the real characters below, so please take time to scroll through and submit appropriately (specific instruction […]

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patrick henry educational video

Arvold Casting is searching for regional actors for Children’s Orientation and Educational Videos for the Patrick Henry Memorial Foundation at Red Hill, shooting in Brookneal, VA (38 miles south of Lynchburg) in April 2013. Please submit by following the instructions below. Production Company: Haven Falls Motion Picture Productions Executive Producer: Kevin Ernst Casting: Arvold Casting […]

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stand-ins, we want to know you!

Arvold Casting is seeking experienced adult Stand-Ins for TURN, the AMC television pilot shooting in Richmond from April 8-25th. Build should be thin to average. Looking for the following Stand-Ins: Caucasian Male, 5’7″ Caucasian Male, 5’10″ to 6’0″ Caucasian Male, 6’3″ Caucasian Female: 5’4″ to 5’6″ Please submit ASAP as per the instructions below. Please […]

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Thank you

Wow, thank you to everyone who attended the TURN open call today! A fantastic turnout of wonderful faces – thank you actors, you were so patient & professional! And a special shout out to the casting team, who worked really hard to make the process fun…so, here’s a giant THANK YOU to you Anne, Michelle, […]

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va lottery commercial

Arvold Casting is searching for Caucasian males, ages 35-40 years old (Virginia based) for a VA Lottery commercial! Please read the submission instructions/details below carefully. Client: VA Lottery Prod Co: Dreams Factory Casting Company: Arvold Casting Audition Date: Wednesday, March 6th in Charlottesville Callback Date: Wednesday, March 13th in Richmond Shoot Date: Tuesday, March 19th […]

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verizon FiOS commercial – recruiting real people

Erica Arvold Casting is recruiting actual Verizon FiOS customers with their own sincere personal stories regarding their experience as a Verizon FiOS customer during weather difficulties. This is an opportunity to participate in a paid television commercial. We are looking for families, couples, roommates, groups and individuals. This project is not looking for actors but […]

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museum 4D movie

Erica Arvold Casting is searching for actors for a 4D museum movie! This is a period drama and we are seeking those actors who can both look period and handle accents. Please read carefully the submission instructions/details below. The Wreck of La Belle 23 minute museum 4D film Client: Cortina Productions Director: Joseph Cortina Sr. […]

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wish you well

*revised/added roles (Sept. 9) WISH YOU WELL FEATURE FILM SAG LOW-BUDGET BASED ON THE NOVEL BY DAVID BALDACCI Producers: Sara Elizabeth Timmins, David Baldacci, Karen S. Spiegel Assoc. Producer: Erica Arvold Director: Darnell Martin Writer: David Baldacci Casting Director: Erica Arvold Casting Associate: Michelle Kelly Casting Assistant: Andrea Gaines Start Date: October 8, 2012 Location: […]

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confessions of a casting director: generals

An extremely satisfying part of my job is finding and meeting actors in obscure nooks & crannies, under rocks, and sometimes right under my nose.  Whenever a project comes along, I like to know who is out there and what they can do…hence, my passion for “generals”. My recent session in Richmond, VA was a […]

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