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Updated May 18, 2018

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CREW CALL: Untitled Houston feature film is seeking crew who can work as locals for a June 6th - July 25th shoot. Synopsis: A troubled teen finds an unexpected friend in an elderly neighbor. Crew Needed: APOC, Accountant, Boom Op, Grips, Electrics, Script Supervisor, Production Assistants in all departments. Crew positions are Paid. Please send crew resume HoustonFilm2018@gmail.com

CREW CALL: Houston/Chicago based Gin & Tonic Films is seeking crew for an independent feature film scheduled to shoot in the Houston area 6/1-6/5, 6/7-6/11, 6/13-6/16 (17th is contingency day) in the Montrose area. Synopsis: When mysterious VHS tapes showcasing their bleak future begin to appear, a newly engaged couple are forced to question their compatibility as they struggle to keep their relationship from unraveling. CREW NEEDED: Location Sound Recorder/Mixer (Paid), Production Assistant/Interns (Unpaid). Please email resume to gintonicfilms@gmail.com

CREW CALL: Relentless Entertainment is seeking crew for independent feature film “The Author Of My Momma's Tears” written by Keith Babin scheduled to shoot in Houston beginning July 27th. Synopsis: The story takes place on the streets of South Park in Houston in the early 90s, the height of the crack epidemic. Keith Babin and his Crew went from from street level hustlers to holding certain parts of the community under siege much like terrorists occupying a small defenseless third world country. Crew Needed: Wardrobe Stylist, Hair & Make Up. Crew positions are Paid. Please send inquiries and/or resumes to ynotmovieman@yahoo.com

CREW CALL: FLMC Films and Sophic Films are seeking crew on a May 29-30 Houston shoot for a 30 second television commercial to be entered into the 2018 My RØDE Reel Competition. Synopsis: On the rooftop of a high-rise building, the Hero reaches over the edge trying to pull up the Heroine who is dangling from a rope. We can’t hear what they’re saying because of the poor quality microphone. When it is replaced with a RØDE microphone, the Hero is able to save the day. Crew Needed: Assistant Director, Grips, Production Assistants, Boom Op, Hair and Makeup. No equipment needed except for Hair and Makeup. When applying for crew positions please submit resume and reel link to SophicFilms@gmail.com. Craft Services will be provided. Hair and Makeup Artists will receive a kit fee. All other positions Unpaid. 

CREW CALL: Independent short film RUBY AND RAY is seeking crew for a July 20th-22nd shoot in Houston/Huntsville areas. Synopsis: In Birmingham, Alabama 1961 a teenage interracial couple strive to gain perspective in a relationship under the pressure of society, expectations and advantages. Crew Needed: Director of Photography, Audio, Hair and Makeup, Grip, Production Assistant. When applying for crew positions, please submit reel link. Positions are Unpaid. rubyandrayshortfilm@gmail.com

CREW CALL: Wisdom Productions, LLC is seeking all female crew for independent feature film Beyond The Vows scheduled for July 7th thru August 30th shoot in the Houston area. Synopsis: A couple makes a conscious decision to keep their vows and make an attempt to pick up the broken pieces after an adulterous affair; hoping that some sort of marriage counseling, fate and a few worship services will restore that which was lost. Crew Needed: Cinematographer, Camera Assistant, Boom Op/Sound Mixer, and Grip/Electric. Crew positions are Paid/Unpaid. Please send resumes to beyondthemarriagevows@gmail.com

 CASTING CALL: FLMC Films and Sophic Films are seeking cast on a May 29-30 Houston shoot for a 30 second television commercial to be entered into the 2018 My RØDE Reel Competition. Synopsis: On the rooftop of a high-rise building, the Hero reaches over the edge trying to pull up the Heroine who is dangling from a rope. We can’t hear what they’re saying because of the poor quality microphone. When it is replaced with a RØDE microphone, the Hero is able to save the day. Cast Needed: John – Male – 20 to 30 – attractive athletic figure. Mary – Female – 20 to 30 – attractive slim to medium build. Male voiceover with an English accent. Mail voiceover with a Scottish accent. All ethnicities accepted for each role. In person auditions from 2 to 5 PM May 16 at HCC Alief Hayes Campus. Will also accept video and Skype auditions. Craft Services will be provided. Rolls are Unpaid. Email headshot/resume/reel to SophicFilms@gmail.com to schedule your audition. 

CASTING CALL: Vilified is an independent feature film about a Muslim American teenager who faces bullying and Islamophobia in high school, pick up shots will be scheduled in the Sugar Land, TX area in May 2018. Cast Needed: Actors and actresses who identify as Muslim (any ethnicity, gender, mid-20s+) for montage shots of Muslim men and women portraying themselves in various professions (doctors, lawyers, police officers, etc.). Actors/actresses must identify as Muslim – we advocate equal and fair casting with a production that has had self-representing cast throughout the film. Roles are Unpaid. Please send headshot/resume to Mastqalander84@yahoo.com

CASTING CALL: Independent short film RUBY AND RAY is seeking cast for a July 20th-22nd shoot in Houston/Huntsville areas. Synopsis: In Birmingham, Alabama 1961 a teenage interracial couple strive to gain perspective in a relationship under the pressure of society, expectations and advantages. Must be comfortable with exploring the themes of race and privilege.  Cast Needed: Ruby- 18-28 (African American)- High school senior who is very studious and driven towards her goals. Brave and knows exactly what she wants. Ray- 18-28 (Caucasian) A very popular and likable guy. A high school football player admired by his peers (think of Troy Bolton from High School Musical). Jo-Ann- 30-50 (Caucasian) Stereotypical sweet southern woman with an underlying racial bias. Guy- 18 (Caucasian)- Alpha Male. Total Jerk. Bully. Police Officers 1 & 2 ages 20 and up (Caucasian) respond to Jo-Ann’s call for “help”. Extras- All ages, caucasian- Occupy the cafe in which ruby and ray confer. Give judgmental looks. Roles are Unpaid. Please submit headshot/resume/reel to rubyandrayshortfilm@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Indie TV Series BLACK WIDOWS is seeking an all African American and Latin American cast for photography scheduled to begin in late March and conclude mid June (Weekends Only). Synopsis: Black Widows is a made for TV drama mini series telling the story of four women that use seduction tips they learn in their book club from Robert Green’s novel “The Art of Seduction”.  The book club practices the lessons they learned to catch the most eligible bachelors they find in a newspaper article listing the city’s top 40 under 40. However, after the weddings of each, the brides soon discover their Prince Charmings are not the men the fine print makes them out to be. All roles are Unpaid. Send recent headshot/resume and or reel to jodie.b.jiles@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: The Southern Divas of Houston TV reality talk show presents RIP the runway/hip hop dance battle competition to be held Oct 12 2018 at the Hilton Westchase. Seeking professional models 5’9” or taller ages 18 and up also professional hip hop dancers ages 18 and up for an audition. Roles are Unpaid. Please send headshot/resume to Theresaatwater5594@outlook.com

WORKSHOP: Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP) welcomes the award-winning documentary producer Jeffrey Brown (No No: A Documentary, Punk in Africa) to Houston for his highly acclaimed Documentary Master Class on Saturday May 19th, 9:00AM to 6:00PM. The day long workshop teaches an affordable, down-to-earth approach to story, funding, production, festival strategy, and distribution for documentary filmmakers of all levels. Walk-ups are welcome. For complete information and to register please visit http://swamp.org/docmasterclass

WORKSHOP: John Wesley Downey will conduct An Introduction to Voice Over Workshop on Saturday, May 19th from 2:00PM to 6:00PM at 4801 Woodway. Basic technique, lots of practice and constructive critiques. Workshop limited to 5 students. For more information contact John at goodkarmajohn@earthlink.net or visit www.facebook.com/DowneyVoiceActingCoachingWorkshopsAndDemos

WORKSHOP: Actors Forum:  To Be an Actor in Texas: The Life, Challenges and Possibilities.  The Natural Act hosts this 2 hour Q & A event on May 19th, from 12:00 pm -2:00 pm, at Echo Film School and Studio (3205 Harrisburg St, Houston 77003). This interactive session will include 4 panelists from the Film and Entertainment Industry.  Prior to the event, attendee's are invited to view the filming of Price Halls VLOG, "Conversations With" reserved seats only, tickets not available at door.  For  more information and for tickets email thenaturalact2@gmail.com 

WORKSHOP: Next Class with Sara Gaston starts June 5th at 5322 W Bellfort Ave #201, Houston, TX 77035 (on the corner of Bellfort and Chimney Rock). This on-going class is geared toward actors who have already been practicing their craft and want to continue to hone their skills and find deeper ways to explore. Each week will have a different focus and will draw from several acting perspectives including Uta Hagen, Stella Adler, Sanford Meisner, Michael Shurleff and Harold Guskin. We’ll be working both on film and off, and explore script analysis, scene study, character development, freeing yourself from constraint, finding the core of the scene and more. When: June 5, 12, 19, 26, Tuesdays 6:30-9pm, for adults and mature teens (ages 15-17). For questions or to register please send an e-mail to sara@ytbuff.com

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