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Updated November 9, 2018

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Casting Calls

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CREW CALL: Crossnet Pictures is seeking Crew for THE PATH mini series episode scheduled to shoot at Lone Star College University Park November 17th and/or December 1st. THE PATH is a new spiritual philosophy that leads the seeker to lifelong fulfillment. Regardless of faith, if the person follows “Learn, Live and Legacy” (The Path), both physically and spiritually, they maximized their earthly existence. Crew Needed: Sound Mixer, Production Assistant (PA). Crew positions are Paid. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to Victoria.kraus@yahoo.com

CREW CALL: Mally J Productions is seeking Crew for a New York Film Academy (NYFA)-Los Angeles thesis short film scheduled to shoot in Houston December 2 & 3. Crew Needed: Production Assistant (PA), Behind the Scenes (BTE) Photographer/Interviewer. Positions are Unpaid. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to (use BITS Crew Call in the subject line) mallyjproductions@gmail.com

CREW CALL: Black 17 Productions is seeking Crew for short film scheduled to be shot in February/March 2019 in Fredericksburg, TX. Synopsis: A tale of love, loss, and victory, Walking Point is a WWII drama that centers around a young marine Private John Markle, and his donated canine, the heroic Duke. Crew Needed: Script Supervisor, Stills/Production Photographer, Editor, Hair and Makeup artist (Experienced in film set and 1940's look). Pay commensurate with experience. Please send resume/reel to castingblack17productions@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Jeff Varga productions is seeking real people family casting in the Spring TX area for a ReadySetz toy commercial. Cast Needed: Boys playing with ReadySetz and Mom testimonials. Shoot will be in home of selected cast with 2 person crew, Saturday November 10th & Sunday November 11th. Roles are Paid. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to jeffgvarga@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Crossnet Pictures is seeking Crew for THE PATH mini series episode scheduled to shoot at Lone Star College University Park November 17th and/or December 1st. THE PATH is a new spiritual philosophy that leads the seeker to lifelong fulfillment. Regardless of faith, if the person follows “Learn, Live and Legacy” (The Path), both physically and spiritually, they maximized their earthly existence. Cast Needed: Lead Actress (Carol) - Early 40's, Slender, extremely confident. Supporting Role (Dallas) - Early 20's. Hipster vibe, very outgoing. Supporting Role (Lily Reeds) - Mid 30's. Petite. Must be able to play an emotionally demanding role. Supporting Role (Joy) - 20's to 30's. Energetic. Shotz - Cameraman, must have minimum one year of camera experience to play this role. Man - Speaking Role. Lady - Speaking Role. Roles are Paid. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to Victoria.kraus@yahoo.com

CASTING CALL: A & J Marketing & Media is seeking Cast for short film DISSOCIATED to be shot in Houston area on November 16th (Rehearsal, November 15th). Synopsis: Tisha, a young African American female ruins her relationship with the perfect guy, Robert, due to her inability to control her envy and insecurities. She envisions the worst case scenario but has trouble separating her imagination from reality.  She's always lost within her mind and completely dissociated from reality. Cast Needed: Tisha - African American Female 18-25yo, female lead, suffering from things she imagines and her inability to decipher reality from her vivid hallucinations. Mrs. Davidson - African American Female 45-60y, the mother of our male lead Robert, she has a Southern Baptist background. Roles are Unpaid. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to ajmmhtx@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Tloed productions is seeking Cast for YOU HAVE ARRIVED short film to be shot in Houston 1 day in October or November. Synopsis: A couple find themselves caught between two electronic navigation devices (car-based GPS and google maps) arguing about directions. As the argument intensifies, the humans find that the devices exert unfair social influences on them in order to get them to comply. Cast Needed: 20-30s Male, 20-30s Female. Roles are Paid. For more information and/or submit headshot/resume/reel please email TLOEDproductions@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Twisted Monkey Pictures is seeking cast for independent feature film WALKER scheduled to be shot in early 2019 in Katy TX & El Campo TX. Synopsis: Mr. Callahan is a powerful mob boss and his oldest son was just murdered. He calls on the most evil hitman out there, Walker. Once Walker starts his work nothing will get in his way to finish the job. Cast Needed: Caucasian male, early 20’s; Caucasian female, early 20’s (one of the lead roles); A man 30’s-40’s, any ethnicity, for the main role of Walker. Roles are Unpaid (Deferred). Please send headshot/resume/reel to twistedmonkeypictures@gmail.com

FILM FESTIVAL: Houston Cinema Arts Festival runs Thursday November 8th thru Monday November 12th. Film screenings are at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Rice Media Center, Brasil Houston, Silver St. Studios/Sawyer Yards, with special screening events at White Oak Music Hall, Moody Center for the Arts, Asia Society Texas Center, and Aurora Picture Show. FREE EVENTS: Queerskins: A Love Story daily VR at Rice Media Center, Imaging Actors FRI11/9 at Brasil, Meet the Makers Bruch SAT11/10 (free with purchase of brunch) at Poitin, Texas Filmmaker's Showcase SAT11/10 at Brasil, and Moving Stories MON11/12 at MFAH. For Full Schedule & Passes please visit https://www.cinemahtx.org/program/2018-houston-cinema-arts-festival

WORKSHOP: Screenwriter Tom Vaughan is offering his 1-Day "Improving The Read" Workshop Your spec script is essentially a selling tool, and this class teaches you how to maximize the opportunity someone gives you when they agree to read it. The Workshop will be held at University of Houston, 10A-3:30P on Saturday November 10th. For complete information and to register visit http://www.storyandplot.com

WORKSHOP: John Wesley Downey will be conducting an Introduction to Voice Over Workshop on Saturday, November 17th from 2:00P - 6:00P at 4801 Woodway. This workshop for voice over newbies covers basic technique, gives the student lots of practice and constructive critiques in a supportive atmosphere. Workshop limited to five students. Students must be at least 16yo. Discount for early enrollment. Includes discussion of Radio & TV commercials, industrials, animation, video games and audiobooks. For more information contact John at goodkarmajohn@earthlink.net or visit www.facebook.com/DowneyVoiceActingCoachingWorkshopsAndDemo

Workshop: Life After Life Productions presents "The Business of Acting & Filmmaking" in Houston on Saturday November 24th. The Business of Acting is a workshop that will be taught by Ruby Lee Dove II and Alex West. The workshop covers treating your acting career like a business. Topics to be covered are marketing, making your casting profiles stand out, moving, obtaining an agent and manager, and much more. Beginners Class: 12:00-2:00, Advanced Class: 2:30-4:30. For complete information and to register please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-business-of-acting-tickets-51319386667

WORKSHOP: Crystal Martinez offers classes and private lessons that consist primarily of scene work for film and TV, where you'll learn how to break down scripts and do character analysis and are geared toward preparing you to get representation, by prepping for you for agent visits, auditions, and for getting you ready to be more confident, camera aware and set ready.To reserve a spot please visit us at https://www.ogac.life

Workshop: Houston based actor and acting coach Alyssia Dodson is offering training for film, tv, commercials, and theater. She holds an on-going scene study class on Monday nights from 6:45pm-9:00pm, workshops, private lessons, and audition tapings. She coaches using the techniques primarily of Stanislavsky and Uta Hagen along with techniques learned along the way from a variety of resources and tailors coaching to an actor’s specific needs. For more information and to register e-mail alyssiad@gmail.com or visit https://alyssiad.wixsite.com/lightscameraact

WORKSHOP: Next Actor Studio is holding on-camera acting classes for adults, teens & kids at West U and Rice Village area, along with Stanislavski Method Sessions for beginners, intermediate and advanced level students, as well as screenwriting and filmmaking workshops. Enrollment is ongoing. For more information please visit http://www.nextactor.com/ or e-mail info@nextactor.com or call 713-532-2867

WORKSHOP: "Actors Helping Actors" is a talented team approach by Marilyn Swick, SAG-AFTRA actor, bringing acting, editing, and cinematography workshops for all ages and levels.  My classes are offered in the Memorial area. Please visit my IMDB page to learn more about my work at https://www.imdb.me/marilynswick or e-mail marilynswick@gmail.com to hold a spot for the next  acting, editing, or cinematography workshop, private, or audition self-tape. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/houstonburbankactingclasses/

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. Learn more at www.hmstv.org or RSVP to Roger E Palomino at info@hmstv.org or call (713) 524-7700 x112