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Updated September 21, 2018

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CREW CALL: A short documentary is is seeking a cinematographer/DP for a few 4K b-roll shots in the Houston area. Synopsis: Three sisters who grow up in separate places in the world and then find each other as adults. The one day shoot is Paid. Please send reel/resume to nebhra@gmail.com

CREW CALL: Eye Candy Inc. is seeking post production sound crew for a independent political thriller feature film. Crew Needed: Post Production Sound / Dialog Editor and Pre-Mixer. Crew position is Paid. Please e-mail inquiries, resume/reel to Michael Muscal at muscalmike@yahoo.com

CREW CALL: LHC Productions is seeking Crew for short film SKY scheduled to shoot September 30 thru October 5th in the greater Houston area. Synopsis: A withdrawn teen (Ben) plays piano to escape the tangles of his Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, but when that passion is also ruined by obsession, he must open up to a friend (Sky) about his burdens. Crew Needed: Make Up Artist, Experienced Production Assistant. Crew positions are Paid. Please send inquiries and resume/reels to SkyAShortFilm@gmail.com

CREW CALL: No Happy Endings Productions is seeking Crew for TWENTY SOMETHINGS web series to be filmed in Houston September 2nd - October 15th. Synopsis: There’s bound to be some drama in a friend group, but when these friends adopt a crab-in-a-bucket like mentality to achieve their own personal lustful desires, measly friendships are at the bottom of the totem pole. These friends will do anything to get the job they deserve, be socially accepted, find love or fuel their ego, even at the expense of their own friends’ livelihoods. Loyalty is no longer a priority when they’re struggling to achieve success, whatever that may look like to them. Local Crew Needed: Cinematographer, Sound Mixer, Boom Operator, Grips/Electrics. Crew positions are Unpaid. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to No Happy Endings Productions at nheinfinity@gmail.com

CREW CALL: America, Let's Talk LLC is seeking a Cameraperson for it’s ongoing, on-location talk show in Houston that focuses on the community's mental, physical and financial health. Crew position is Paid. For more information please email americaletstalkshow@gmail.com or visit http://www.americaletstalk.us

CASTING CALL: Real Content Solutions is seeking Cast for “Working Out” commercial to be shot in The Woodlands this fall. Synopsis: A short comedic piece that shows a male actor failing to lift a set of weights. Cast Needed: Male 21yo-40yo. Roles is Paid. Please submit headshot/resume/reels to callison@realcontentsolutions.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: Panorama Film Academy is seeking Cast for CHRISTABEL, an experimental Theatre/Music Video project. Synopsis: The Coleridge poem CHRISTABEL as a Dance Musical. Cast Needed: Christabel – young, petite, dance skill a must. Geraldine - tall, slightly older, dance skill. Bard Bracy – 20 to 40 years, acting skill important, dance not so much. Male/Female Background Performers for a Greek-style Chorus that will speak/chant the narrative portions of the poem, dance skill important. All performers must be at least 18 years old. Roles are Paid. Open Casting Call is Saturday, September 15th, 3:00P - 7:00P at Panorama Film Academy (7636 Harwin Drive, #A115). For more information contact Gary Chason at gchason@prodigy.net or 512/468-8293 or Alice Gong at panoramahouston@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Dino Lion is seeking Extras for FRIDAY I’M IN LOVE documentary feature film scheduled to be shot September 21st, 22nd, and 28th, from 5P- 11P on all three nights near/at Numbers Nightclub. Synopsis: FRIDAY I’M IN LOVE (FIIL) travels through generations of stories, people and music to explore the history of Numbers Nightclub, a counter-culture landmark that’s been in Montrose -- a historically LGBTQ enclave in Houston, Texas -- since 1978. Numbers started as a gay disco and progressed into the '80s as an all-encompassing music and dance venue, becoming a meeting place for new wavers, drag queens, goths, gays, and nearly every misfit in and out of Houston. Cast Needed: Nightclub Extras - all genders, all ethnicities, 18-early 40s. Extras will be featured in 1 of 3 different stylistic time periods on the dance floor, “late 1970s disco", "early ‘80s punk/new wave" and "late ‘80s gothic/ grunge". No contemporary tattoos unless they can be covered. Looking for LGBTQ people, drag queens, trans people, goths, punk rockers, men with beards/mustaches, club kids, cowboys, leather men, alternative types, etc. Roles are Unpaid. Please submit headshot/resume/reels to numbers.the.documentary@gmail.com or for complete information please visit http://www.numbersdocumentary.com

CASTING CALL: LHC Productions is seeking Extras for short film SKY scheduled to be shot in the greater Houston area September 30th - October 5th. Synopsis: A withdrawn teen (Ben) plays piano to escape the tangles of his Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, but when that passion is also ruined by obsession, he must open up to a friend (Sky) about his burdens. Extras Needed - Male & Female, between 15yo-19yo. Roles are Unpaid. Casting Call by appointment throughout September. Please send headshot/resume/reel to SkyAShortFilm@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Champion Entertainment is seeking Extras for a spec Bruno Mars Rum Selva Rey new media commercial to be shot on Saturday October 6th, 7:00PM at Sharespace (5001 Navigation Blvd., Houston, TX 77011) Extras must be 21 or older to participate as it is filmed with participants holding alcohol. Please show up on time and wearing casual party wear. Extra roles are Unpaid. For more information and to register as an extra please email blaw@championentertainment.com

CASTING CALL: No Happy Endings Productions is seeking Cast for TWENTY SOMETHINGS web series to be filmed in Houston September 2nd - October 15th. Synopsis: There’s bound to be some drama in a friend group, but when these friends adopt a crab-in-a-bucket like mentality to achieve their own personal lustful desires, measly friendships are at the bottom of the totem pole. These friends will do anything to get the job they deserve, be socially accepted, find love or fuel their ego, even at the expense of their own friends’ livelihoods. Loyalty is no longer a priority when they’re struggling to achieve success, whatever that may look like to them. Cast Needed: Sean (Black male, seemingly early/mid 20s): SEAN - the foundation of sticky situations amongst friends. Post-grad depression has turned him into a jealous and envious peer. He’s desperate for a comfortable and financially secure lifestyle even when he has to sacrifice his own best friend for it. PETER (Any race, early/mid 20s) - A semi self-absorbed, Internet-famous YouTuber who is unknowingly caught up in a mess that has nothing to do with him, but is unaware of the importance he plays in resolving the issue. EXTRAS - Send full body shots. Roles are Unpaid. Please send resume/photos/online reel to No Happy Endings Productions at nheinfinity@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: The Southern Divas of Houston TV reality talk show is seeking hip hop dancers all ages male or female for RIP the runway/hip hop dance battle competition to be held October 12th at the Hilton Westchase. The open casting call is Saturday, September 22, 3:00pm at HMS-TV studio at 410 Robert Street (Houston, TX 77003). Roles are Unpaid. Please send headshot/resume to Theresaatwater5594@outlook.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

WORKSHOP: Screenwriter Tom Vaughan is offering his 1-Day Story Structure Workshop which focuses on building a structure from the ground up by making several key decisions early on that ease the burden on the author and puts it where it belongs: the story. This process focuses more on scenes and sequences rather than plot points to maximize the dramatic impact as well as the commercial viability of the project. The Workshop will be held at University of Houston, 10A-3:30P on Saturday September 22nd. For complete information and to register visit http://www.storyandplot.com/classes/structure.html

WORKSHOP: Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP) presents "Learn how to become a SAG/AFTRA Signatory (what every producer must know!)" workshop on Saturday September 22nd, 10:30AP-Noon at the Art Institute of Houston. Instructor: Trish Avery has been in the media business for more than 30 years and currently serves as the SAG-AFTRA Executive Director for the Dallas-Fort Worth Local, representing members in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.Since joining the SAG-AFTRA staff in 2007, Trish has helped support the growth of independent productions and media work for professional performers across the southwest. For more information and to register please visit https://swamp.org/business/

WORKSHOP: John Wesley Downey will be conducting an Introduction to Voice Over Workshop on Saturday, October 6th 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: PopiMarx Productions presents The Business of Acting Workshop, 10A-2P on October 20th in Houston. Acting is 90% Business 10% Talent. Attend if you need these questions answered: I want to be an actor but how do I get started? How do I get an agent? Should I pay for an audition? What’s union/non-union? Participants will receive a binder with contents areas such as Casting Directors, Talent Agencies, Acting Terminology, Resume examples, Photographers, Training, and more. For more informtion and to register please email Popi@popimarxproductions.com or visit https://www.popimarxproductions.com/book-online

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