Cast & Crew Calls


Updated February 19, 2021

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Crew Calls

Casting Calls


CREW CALL: "The Sacred & The Profane" documentary featurette, about Black veterans in Texas, is seeking a Non-Union Sound Technician and Sound Editor. The Sound Tech will need their owm equipment, be available for multiple days (exact dates TBD, but within the next month), and multiple locations. Travel expenses, if necessary, will be covered. The crew position is Paid commensurate with experience and rates. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to

CREW CALL: The Monster Closet is seeking Crew for independent feature film "Dickhead" scheduled to shoot February 17th thru March 14th in Houston. Synopsis: A detective, in search of his daughter, stumbles upon a time portal inside a strangers apartment. CREW NEEDED: Non Union swing Boom Operator/Grip. Position is Paid. Send resume/reel/inquiries to

CREW CALL: J-50 Entertainment is seeking CREW for Ultra-Low-Budget, SAG-AFTRA, faith-based, feature film "The Prodigal Son", scheduled to shoot in Houston in April 2021. Crew Needed: Script Supervisor (Non-union), Gaffer (Non-union), First Assistant Camera (Non-union), and Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) (Non-union). Positions are Paid, low-budget independent film rates. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to

CASTING CALL: For Texans/Texas Residents, Back Roads Entertainment is searching for the next great Texas TV talent. Are you the King or Queen of your kitchen? Do you know someone who is the VIP when it comes to DIY? Do all of your friends tell you that you need to have your own TV show? Well, now is your chance. If you are an incredible cook or a bad-ass builder, or you know someone who is…AND you have personality to spare, we want to hear from you. Just send a video, no longer than 2 minutes, through the website submission below by Friday, February 26th. For complete information and to apply please visit

CASTING CALL: Student narrative short film "Matchsticks" is seeking Cast. Synopsis: A young girl lives a seemingly good life and lives up to everyone's expectations. Except, everyone's expectations of her aren't who she wants to be. It’s not until a reconnection with an old friend that makes her realize what has been missing from her life. CAST NEEDED: Riley - Female, 16yo-18yo, a small and emotionally frail teenager who keeps her emotions bottled up but is ready to explode at any moment. Delaney - Female, 16yo-18yo, a brooding and angsty teen who doesn’t care what others think of her, looks tough but then again looks can be deceiving, a bit impulsive. Chase - Male, 17yo-18yo, tall with a slightly athletic build, Riley’s boyfriend, nice but doesn’t seem to care much about anyone but himself. Mrs. Collin - Female, late 40s-50s, typical sweet teacher that loves to praise her best students. Roles are Unpaid. Please send e-mail to reserve a Zoom audition slot for Saturday, February 13th between 2:00P-6:00P at

CASTING CALL: Brilliant Women In Film (BWIF) is seeking Cast for short film "Souvenir" scheduled to shoot April 17th-18th in Houston. Synopsis: A masked man terrorizes vulnerable, single women in the city of Houston until he meets match. CAST NEEDED: Angel - Female, early 20s, African American, confident attention seeker. Kita - Female, mid 20s, African American, friendly, highly sensitive, must be able to cry. Candice - Female, mid 20s, any ethnicity. Saadiq – Female, mid 20s, African American, attractive, nerdy engineer. Detective John – Male, mid 50s, any ethnicity, compassionate. Kita’s Mom – Female, mid 50s, African American, warm, nurturing. Kita’s Dad – Male, mid 50s, African American, protective, affectionate. Attacker 1 – Male, early 40s, any ethnicity, muscular, intimidating. Attacker 2 – Male, early 30s, any ethnicity, menace, arm tattoos. Attacker 3 - Late 30s, any ethnicity, creepy, scary. Some Roles are Paid, Some roles are Unpaid. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to

WORKSHOP: Join Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP) on Tuesday February 23rd, 7:00P on Zoom for chat with Hollywood Success Coach Erica Wernick who has helped countless artists turn their biggest dreams into reality. Free to attend. Please RSVP on Facebook at or join on Zoom (Passcode: 579651)

WORKSHOP: Houston Community College Filmmaking Learning Series: Houston Film Commission Production Presentation for student/short/independent filmmakers on Wednesday, February 24th, Noon-2:00PM on Zoom. Free to attend. For more information and to register please visit

WORKSHOP: WGA Screenwriter Tom Vaughan is offering three online screenwriting workshops. The Structure Workshop is April 10th, Improving The Read on April 24th, and Idea to Outline will be May 8th. For complete information and to register please visit

WORKSHOP: Jeff "Dock" Dockweiler holds monthly weekend classes in Houston. With years of experience and success in Hollywood audition rooms and on sets all around the world, his unique approach to the understanding of story structure has proven instrumental in the success of a star-studded client list. Upcoming Class Dates: Saturday February 20th & Sunday February 21st. Class Times on Saturday & Sunday: 1:30P-5:30P (16yo and over). Class is limited in size and deadline to register is February 18th. For more information and to register please email