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CREW CALL: Bechdel Films (bechdelfilms.com), a Houston based independent film and theater production company, is seeking experienced DOCUMENTARY EDITORS with at least one feature documentary on their resume that they have personally edited and who know Final Cut 7 or Adobe Premier to work on a feature-length documentary: THEREMIN FEVER. The EDITOR will receive $5,000 broken down into payments. Candidates MUST live in Houston and be able to come to the Houston Heights area to work with the director. Only experienced editors apply and send video links to your work to email@example.com
CREW CALL: Crew Call for drama short film Point Pleasure scheduled to shoot in Galveston, TX the nights of November 11th and 12th. Synopsis: Two teenage girls experience a thaw in their friendship after one becomes a victim of sexual assault. Seeking: Sound recordist/mixer and Hair & Makeup. Positions are Paid, must be able to work as a local in Galveston, TX. Please submit resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
CREW CALL: Houston in Motion Production Company focuses on issues regarding social justice and testimonies of immigrant communities and is looking for a Film Editor. The Editor will work with our team in developing storyboard, audio and to maintain production schedule and communicate necessary information between various contributors. The Editor will be a key member in shaping an animated television series and motion pictures. The Editor will also review footage and make cuts as instructed as well as digitally design the final web presentation. Final Cut Pro Edit Software/Adobe Premiere experience is a must with excellent communication skills in addition to being sharp, motivated and able to work independently. Must be able to devote between 15-20 hours per week. Compensation based on funding available and level of expertise. Resumes/Reels to email@example.com and for more information visit www.weareinitfilm.com
CASTING CALL: Independent feature drama 6 ROUNDS OF CHLOE, starring Lou Diamond Phillips (Longmire, 33) and directed by Trisha Ray, is seeking 3 Caucasian actresses for lead roles to shoot for 3-4 days in November in Houston. Age: 30s (Melissa), 40s (Amy) and 50s (Stella). The roles are Paid. All other casting breakdowns can be found at www.lakecampproductions.com. No phone calls please.
CASTING CALL: Low Beam Pictures is casting for a short film noir, The Last Stairway scheduled to shoot in Galveston the last week in October and a few days in Houston later that week. The story is about a young musician who is seeking a divorce from his estranged wife, and encounters an interested outsider. Role: Paul Spellman, a young musician. Talent must be able to play acoustic guitar (dobro a plus), and sing. This is a Paid position with lodging and meals supplied for the Galveston portion. Submit headshot, resume, and reel, to firstname.lastname@example.org
CREW CALL: The Translator is a bilingual comedy about two English speaking boys attempting to collect a payment from a Spanish speaking adult, the comedy relies on misinterpretations and mispronunciations of both English and Spanish. Two important scenes require a pit bull and a small dog. The production is seeking an Animal Trainer to design and coordinate the stunts between the dogs. The crew position is Paid, production will be in October. Please email email@example.com
CASTING CALL: Moving Camera Solutions is seeking cast for "Castle”, a short film scheduled to shoot December 1st-3rd in Houston and The Woodlands. Casting Call is Saturday Nov. 5th, 9:00A-3:00P at HCC's film school: 2801 Hayes Road, 3rd Floor, Houston, TX 77082. (Near Westheimer and Beltway 8). Roles: DAUGHTER - 8 to 10 year old caucasian girl who has very expressive facial movements. Pivotal role very little dialog. FATHER - 35'ish caucasian husband sexually charged and drunk. SON - 17'ish caucasian typical teen boy. Roles are Non-Paid, will receive credit and copy of film. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.movingcamerasolutions.com
CREW/CASTING CALL: All That Films (allthatfilms.com), is seeking cast, acting coach, and production assistants for independent film “Mr. Rent Man” shooting in various locations in the Houston area tentatively scheduled to shoot in Fall 2016. The story is about a young man who lands what he hopes to be his dream job in real estate management. Crew Positions and Talent Roles are Non-Paid. Needed: “Peter”, 20-30’s, stubborn tenant. “Bob”, 40-60’s. “Shelia” spicy store clerk, “20-30’s. Please send headshot/resume email@example.com
CASTING CALL: Leftfield Entertainment (Tiny House Nation, Pawn Stars) is seeking families who are moving back into their childhood homes! If your parents are on the hunt for a new home and you’re planning on taking over your childhood home and renovating it to fit your family, we would love to hear from you. Each episode will follow a different family as they move back into their childhood home and then renovate it to their liking. Families must have at least one child between the ages of 10 and 16 years old living with them full-time (you can have older and younger children as well). Interested families should email firstname.lastname@example.org Please include your name, contact info, location, parents names and contact info, family photos, photos of the home you’ll be moving into, and a brief description of what needs to be changed in the home to make it perfect for your family.
CASTING CALL: A senior student short film "Battle Rattled” is seeking cast for a fall 2016 shoot in the Houston area. The short film is about PTSD and the impact it has on a soldier and his family. For Jason Reynolds, it is an ongoing battle. Struggling to balance his family life, alcoholism and school against the onslaught of anxiety, anger and depression. A series of events pushes him and his family to their breaking points. Cast Needed: Vietnam War Aged Male 55yo-70yo, Female 25yo-32yo, Male Child 5yo-10yo, various Extras. Roles are Non-Paid. Please e-mail headshots/resumes and/or online demo reel to email@example.com follow up interviews will be via Skype
CASTING CALL: Now Casting for America's Most Desperate Landscape - Backyard Edition! For the first time, DIY Network's Jason Cameron is looking looking for dreadful, chaotic, overgrown, absolutely hopeless and desperate backyards for America's Most Desperate Landscape. Jason and his team will bring a massive two-day transformation to your backyard. Think building decks and pergolas, fences and walkways, and much more. Got a pathetic pool? Jason would love to tackle that, too. Is your backyard desperate enough for a total transformation? We want to hear from you. 1.) In your email, include your name, contact info and short explanation about yourself, your yard and why we should select you for AMDL. 2.) Send Three pictures of your back yard - make sure they are wide shots (25MB email limit on the pictures.) 3.) Send brief video* showcasing your yard and your personality, post it on YouTube and send us a link. Entries accepted until October 14, 2016. To apply, send the info to:
WORKSHOP: Prime Camera announces FREE film/video workshops October-December every Saturday, Noon-2:00P. 10/22 Lighting 101, 10/29 Creating Your Own Horror Film Presented by the Zone, 11/5 Creating And Editing Films With Your Mobile Device, 11/12 The Basics Of Filmmaking, 11/19 (10a-Noon) Becoming An Actor In Houston w/ Actress Sara Gaston, 11/19 (Noon-2P) New Marketing Ideas For Your Film With Joe Grisaffi, 12/3 Storyboarding With Film With Sharad Patel, 12/10 Learning Your Lenses, 12/17 Continuing After Effects with Malcolm King. For Complete information please visit http://www.primecamera.com/events
WORKSHOP: A Basic Introduction to Voice Over will be held Saturday October 29th from 12noon to 4pm at 4801 Woodway. Basic technique, lots of practice and constructive critiques in a supportive atmosphere. Workshop size strictly limited to five students maximum. 33% discount for early bird enrollment by October 18th. Must be age 16 or older to attend. For info/enrollment contact John Wesley Downey at firstname.lastname@example.org
WORKSHOP: The NATURAL ACT brings you the 1-Day AUDITIONING FOR THE CAMERA INTENSIVE with New Mexico/Texas-based Industry Veteran, Price Hall. If you want to work, then you need to audition well. Learn the simplest, most natural, logical, real-world approach to cold-reading. Stop doing the lines, and start living in the moment, with the page in your hands. DAY 1 - Saturday, Oct. 22nd or DAY 2 - Sunday, Oct. 23 - 10am-5pm, Empire Creative Studios, 18026 Nassau Bay Drive, Houston, TX 77058. For Info & Registration call 713‐201‐1245 or email@example.com
WORKSHOP: Emmy nominated veteran actor Robert Walden (Law & Order, The West Wing, Lou Grant, All the President’s Men) will be coming to Houston for the first time ever to teach an Intensive Master Class Two Day Workshop the weekend of October 1st & 2nd at REEL ACTORS STUDIO (4848 Guiton St. Ste. 114, Houston, 77027). The workshop is open to adult actors/writers/directors who would like to grow personally as an artist, using all their attributes and skills to perfect scene work, auditions (for film and stage), cold readings, improvisation, monologues and even singing. Actors will perform scenes and monologues which should be prepared before the workshop and then will bring their scenes or monologues back after being coached by Mr. Walden. The workshop is limited to 16 actors. Students will need to email Mr. Walden a photo and resume at least ten days prior to the workshop, to assign scenes and partner people up. Those who are not doing scenes will do either a monologue, acting techniques, on camera instruction, cold-reading notes, and whatever else might be of value to them. Workshop hours are Saturday, Oct. 1, 1:00P– 7:00P and Sunday, Oct. 2, Noon-6:00P. For complete information and to RSVP e-mail info@REELACTORSSTUDIO.com
WORKSHOP: BETA Theater is proud to announce two Level One Improv classes. BETA is the only theater in town run by film and theater professionals. This 8 week class focuses on the foundations of scenic improvisation. It's fun. It's challenging. Students practice supporting each other with agreement, building creatively by listening for patterns, and making choices on stage with confidence. You will see improvements in your auditions and in your acting. Instructors are Hoja Lopez on Saturday afternoons and Billy Trim on Wednesday nights. DATES: Saturdays - 8 weeks, 2PM-5PM, Beginning September 10th, 2016. Wednesdays - 8 weeks, 7PM-10PM, Beginning September 14th, 2016. Register at www.betatheater.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org
WORKSHOP: Next Actor Studio (makers of Orphan Train, The Shadow Behind You, Sex, Marriage & Infidelity and the upcoming 6 Rounds of Chloe) are holding on-camera acting classes for adults, teens & kids at West U and Rice Village area, along with Stanislavski Method Sessions for beginners and advanced level students, filmmaking, screenwriting and production workshops. Enrollment now open for classes in September and October. For more information, please visit https://www.nextactor.com or contact email@example.com or call 713 532 2867. For a list of films made by the studio that are in production or available for viewing, visit http://www.imdb.com/company/co0161190/
WORKSHOP: Reel Actors Studio offers adult acting classes Wednesdays from 6pm-8pm, Thursdays from 11am-1pm, and kids acting classes Saturday mornings from 10a-Noon. Private coaching and audition taping is also available. Classes are open to all level of actors and are taught by Mykle McCoslin (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1436538/), who is a Film, TV and Stage Actor who currently serves as the 1st Vice President of the Houston-Austin SAG-AFTRA local. Reel Actors Studio is located at 4848 Guiton St. Ste. 114, Houston 77027. (Richmond at 610 across from the Galleria.) For more information visit http://www.reelactorsstudio.com
WORKSHOP: For the first time ever, 2 of the best acting coaches in Hollywood, John Homa and Jeff Dockweiler, are starting an ONGOING/WEEKLY class in Houston, EVERY SATURDAY. Classes start March 19th, Ages, 10-15 and 16 Up. We have over 30 years of experience and success in Hollywood audition rooms and on sets around the world. Our unique approach to story structure and how to succeed in the entertainment industry has proven instrumental in the success of a star-studded client list that includes, most recently, Brie Larson, Winner; 2016 Golden Globe-Best Actress, SAG Award Best Actress and Oscar- Best Actress for "Room". For a more complete client list, please go to www.homaanddock.com Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your interest and we will send you more thorough information about the class.
WORKSHOP: “Actors Helping Actors” is a talented team approach by Marilyn Swick, SAG-AFTRA actor, bringing acting workshops for all ages and levels, that includes a production team to shoot reels, auditions, shorts, and even feature films. The adult group meets on Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 pm. The mixed group adults/children meets on Saturdays from 10:00-11:30 am. All classes are held at my office in Memorial. Please visit my IMDB page to learn more about my work http://www.imdb.me/marilynswick or e-mail email@example.com to hold a spot for the next workshop, private, or audition self-tape. Class schedules and changes are posted 48 hours prior to class in the event I am booked on set. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/Actors-Helping-Actors-468351116701654
WORKSHOP: Houston MediaSource, Houston’s Public Access Television Channel, provides training and equipment for aspiring Film, TV, and radio producers. Houston’s creatives are welcomed to learn how their artistic visions can be transformed into high-quality film or TV productions at FREE Orientation Sessions held every Monday at 6 p.m. Houston MediaSource is located at 410 Roberts, 77003 in EaDo. Attendees will learn how they can produce their own TV shows, radio programs, and film projects at Houston MediaSource, using top of the line gear, studios, and editing facilities. JOB OPENING: Video Equipment Specialist. Learn more at www.hmstv.org or RSVP to Ariana de Valdivia at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (713) 524-7700 x112