Vision 2040 Casting Call!


Monday, May 12, 2014

Vision Virginia Beach 2040 announced today that they are in search of talent for VISION VIRGINIA BEACH 2040, a Multimedia Services production release, shooting entirely in Virginia Beach.

The open call for Virginia Beach residents will be held Tuesday, May 27, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Wednesday, May 28, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at:

The Advanced Technology Center

Multimedia Services/VBTV

1800 College Crescent

Room H161

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23453


Casting notes:

*Casting is open to all Virginia Beach residents; proof of residency is required at time of audition.


·       4-6 young children ages 6-10 (one speaking role)

·       4-6 adults (demographic reflects children, possible role for parents of selected children)

·       2 males/females late 20’s to early 30’s (Beach scene)

·       1 real estate professional

·       1 family (2 parents and children)

·       6-10 physically fit adults

·       1 couple in their late 60/70’s

·       2 college-age students

·       1 young mother with infant

·       1 band

·       Various professions of any age – farmers, police, armed forces, firefighter, restaurant owner, lifeguard, museum employees, and teachers/professors.


Casting is on a first-come basis, and filming is scheduled to start the first week in June, with the video scheduled to release in July. Appointments for auditions are not available; if you have questions about the audition, please contact Ty Swartz at 757-385-8048. This is a great opportunity to volunteer your time and talents.

Kory Smith, the director of VISION VIRGINIA BEACH 2040 is working closely with the Vision Virginia Beach 2040 committee to develop a video that communicates how planning today creates tomorrow’s reality.  This video will also help the Vision Virginia Beach 2040 committee communicate to citizens, local governments, educational institutions, neighborhood and faith-based organizations, non-profits, and military commands the concept of Vision Virginia Beach 2040. By developing avenues for citizen involvement, the Vision Virginia Beach 2040 committee believes citizen engagement should come from residents, businesses and non-profits.

Multimedia Services is currently scouting locations around the city and encourages businesses, neighborhoods and non-profits to contact Ty Swartz at 757-385-8048 to see if their location is a fit for the video, or to request additional information about Vision Virginia Beach 2040.

Read the Vision Virginia Beach 2040 Committee Report here.

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