Casting Notices

abc/amazon pilot – point of honor – background

The exciting new pilot called Point of Honor is being filmed in the Central Virginia/Richmond area, and Arvold Casting is seeking paid background artists who look authentically from the Civil War era and are local to the Central Virginia/Richmond area. Point of Honor is a historical drama centered around a Virginia family that stands divided on […]

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abandon films – credit union commercial

We are helping search for local and regional actors of any age (18 and up) for an Abandon Films credit union commercial. Actors of all nationalities are encouraged to submit. Minorities encouraged to submit. Production Company: Abandon Films Shoot Dates: August 28th and 29th, 2014 (performer chosen will be needed for approx. 3 hours on […]

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abc/amazon pilot – point of honor – speaking roles

The pilot “POINT OF HONOR” is filming in the Central Virginia area and Arvold Casting is seeking actors for principal roles. POINT OF HONOR is a historical drama centered around a Virginia family that stands divided on the brink of the Civil War. To submit directly for the pilot, please follow the instructions below. Also […]

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financial training video

We are seeking local and regional actors for a financial training video. Please read the submission instructions and details carefully. Title: Financial Training Video Lead Producer: Mitch Forst Casting Company: Arvold Casting Audition Dates: Monday, August 25th & Tuesday, August 26th in Charlottesville, VA OR via self-tape Shoot Date: Saturday, September 6th, in Charlottesville, VA […]

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major heating/air conditioning television commercial

Arvold is seeking local & regional actors for a major heating/air conditioning television commercial. Please see below for details and submission instructions. Director: Eric Hurt Production Company: Arvold Productions Casting Company: Arvold Casting Agency: Mountain High Media Audition Dates: Thursday, August 7th – Friday, August 15th in Charlottesville, VA or via self-tape Shoot Date: Monday, […]

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real families needed for an adventurous trip to williamsburg, va

Arvold Casting is seeking REAL families (not actors) who love adventure, fun and spending time together, especially at theme parks! We are looking for parents and kids with upbeat & precocious personalities. This is an opportunity for a family to be a part of a paid commercial. This project is looking for fun-loving families from […]

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kicked by grace – feature film

We are searching for actors to play lead roles in the faith-based feature film Kicked By Grace. Based on real life events, Kicked By Grace, is the story of Bryan Lawrence, a police officer who was paralyzed and learns to live (and walk) again. Please see below for submission instructions. KICKED BY GRACE Feature Film […]

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ithaca – background

The feature film ITHACA will be shooting in the Central Virginia/Richmond area, and Arvold Casting is seeking paid background artists who look authentically from the 1942 time period and are local to the Central Virginia/Richmond area.  Especially in need of men and women with slender to average build. Casting is ongoing in our search for […]

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major furniture/mattress television commercial

Arvold Casting is seeking local & regional actors for a major furniture/mattress television commercial. Please see below for details and submission instructions. Director: Sam Crawford Executive Producer: John Noble Line Producer: Kevin Matusow Production Company: Traveling Picture Show Company Casting Company: Arvold Casting Audition: Monday, June 23rd – Friday, June 27th in Charlottesville, VA Callbacks: […]

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ithaca – feature film

We are searching for regional actors for speaking roles in the feature film ITHACA, filming in Richmond, Virginia. Director: Meg RyanWriter: Erik JendresenProducers: Janet Brenner, Laura Ivey, Erik Jendresen, Vennie BobisExecutive Producers: Playtone EntertainmentCasting Director: Telsey + Company; Tiffany Little CanfieldVA Casting Director: Erica ArvoldVA Casting Associate: Michelle KellyVA Casting Assistant: Allison SwitterShoot: Begin shooting […]

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feature film – ithaca – open call – boys – june 22nd, 2014

Seeking boys ages 4 to 14 years old for an Open Casting Call for the feature film ITHACA.  We are searching for outgoing boys for a variety of roles, both speaking and background!  No experience is necessary.  All ethnicities are encouraged to attend. Directed by Meg Ryan, ITHACA is adapted from William Saroyan’s novel The […]

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richmond airport commercials (*updated)

Arvold Casting is seeking regional actors for television commercials for the Richmond Airport.  Please see below for details and submission instructions. Director:  Wayne Gibson Exec Producer:  Virginia Bertholet Line Producer:  Amy Quick Prod Co:  Arvold Bertholet Production Services Casting Company:  Arvold Casting Audition:  June 9th to 11th in Charlottesville, VA Shoot Dates: Wednesday, June 18th […]

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texas rein – feature film – seeking background

The feature film TEXAS REIN is seeking background!  As you know, we cast the principal roles for this independent film (all principal roles have been cast FYI), and now we are helping spread the word regarding the background opportunity! Beautiful Feet Productions invites families, groups, and individuals of all ages for this faith-based family film. Note that this […]

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oreo commercial

Arvold Casting is seeking regional actors for an Oreo commercial for The Martin Agency. Please read the submission instructions/details below carefully. Title of Spot: “Mel’s Mini Mart” Agency Producer: Andrew Campbell Producer: Katherine Leatherwood Production Company: Hue & Cry Directors: Evan Parsons and Brig White Casting Director: Erica Arvold Audition Dates: Tuesday, May 6th–Monday, May […]

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music video for “A Bad Think” (formerly of Flock of Seagulls) seeking two women 30-40

Arvold Casting is seeking two women model/actors between the ages of 30 – 40 for Michael Marquart’s newest music video. Please read the submission instructions/details below carefully. Casting Company: Arvold Casting Director: Derrick Borte Audition Date: Thursday, May 1st or Friday, May 2nd Audition Location: Charlottesville, VA Callback Date: Sunday, May 4th Callback Location: Charlottesville, […]

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texas rein – feature film (*updated)

We are searching for regional actors to play principal roles in the feature film Texas Rein.  The age of “Marvin” (see below) has been expanded.  Please do not resubmit if you already have – we are looking for new submissions of a slightly different age.  Thank you! Texas Rein, based on the novel by Becky Rodgers […]

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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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