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Hampton Roads District
In Hampton Roads, large production and post-production companies such as New Dominion Pictures, Studio Center and M2 Production are just part of the story. There are numerous independent production companies and filmmakers that are thriving and creating cutting edge independent films, music videos, and television programming.
The Hampton Roads District of the Virginia Production Alliance is dedicated to providing opportunities, events and services to all of the region’s production community. Regular meetings feature a speaker or panels and provide excellent networking opportunities.
Film and television projects that have been filmed locally include: Captain Phillips, The New World, and Navy SEALS. The area is also known for the production of reality-based television programming that includes FBI Files, New Detectives, A Haunting and FBI Criminal Pursuit.
The area’s film production community is fed by a wide range of talented individuals who are graduating from one of the area’s exceptional educational institutions including Regent University, Old Dominion University, Norfolk State and Christopher Newport University.
Dave is a stage and film director, professional actor and business owner. Dave retired from the US Navy in 2000 as a Chief Petty Officer after serving 20 years. Since then he has been involved in the film community most notably as a member of the Virginia Production Alliance. He is currently serving as the Chairman for the Virginia Production Alliance Hampton Roads District and on the Membership committee as a member of the State board of directors. In this capacity he has worked to provide opportunities for film professionals to learn, collaborate, and create together.