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Updated February 16, 2018

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Casting Calls

Workshops


CREW CALL: DML Film is seeking a First Assistant Camera for documentary COUP scheduled to shoot Feb 19th and Feb 20th in Houston and Surrounding Area. Synopsis: COUP is an educational documentary which reflects on the historical events of World War II expressed through research and comments from various academics who specialize in such fields. Paid Position. Please submit information to Trevor McCann - Production Manager at Trevor@dmlfilm.com

CREW CALL: Independent feature film is seeking Production Assistant (PA) Interns looking for their first real world on-set experience (for 2nd Unit) for a shoot scheduled in Houston Wednesday 3/7 - Friday 3/9. Position is Unpaid. Please send resume and inquiries to tyler.q.owen@gmail.com

CREW CALL: Black 17 Productions is seeking a Houston area post-sound production person to do final sound mix for 20 minute short film THE DEVIL’S BASEMENT, this would include adding foley sound, mixing licensed music and film dialogue. Pay is commensurate with experience. Please send inquiries to RJ Nevens, Jr. at black17productions@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Independent proof-of-concept short film TAWATHA is seeking crew in Houston for a shoot tentatively scheduled for March. Synopsis: A teenage mothers learns her strength and courage through the voice homelessness, and honors mother by using inherited intelligence. Crew needed: Cinematographer, Gaffer, Camera Operator (Sony Pro or GH5), Location Sound Mixer, Grips. Positions are Unpaid, craft service/credit/copy provided. Please send resume/reel to Michelle R. Harden at askthebrandmaster@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Houston Grand Opera is casting for STAR-CROSS’D EPISODE 1 “Boundless”, an online short film, tentatively scheduled to shoot March 19th-21st in Houston. Synopsis: First episode in a free web series opera produced by Houston Grand Opera. Alma seeks personal fulfillment at a crossroads in her life, and begins a relationship with an artistic soul 15 years her junior. When a shadow looms over their happy ending, Alma guides her lover Luc to his destiny. Based on a true story by Aryana Rose. Cast Needed: 4-6 year old girl, fairy-like, charming and energetic. Role is Paid. Please submit headshot/resume to Emily Wells - Producer at SOHstories@hgo.org

CASTING CALL: Left Eye Dominant productions is seeking cast for short film DEAD MAN’s FUEL shooting in Victoria/Houston/Brenham in mid-March. Cast Needed: Mik - weathered 30-50 year old cowboy (think younger Tommy Lee Jones); Aedan - slightly psychotic 20-40 year old boxer who has been hit too many times. Roles are Paid. Please e-mail headshot/resume to lefteyedominantproductions@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Director Richard Linklater needs your Houston area photos, videos from the 1960s for a new movie. Have a home movie from Astroworld or the Astrodome, or a recording of your little brother with Kitirik? Did someone you know use a Kinescope to record the moon landing? If so, we want to see it and anything else that documents that era. There is no wrong material, as long as it from Houston in the 1960s we want to see it. Please email to (full article via Houston Chronicle) Spaceagemovie@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Independent proof-of-concept short film TAWATHA is seeking cast in Houston for a shoot tentatively scheduled for March. Synopsis: A teenage mothers learns her strength and courage through the voice homelessness, and honors mother by using inherited intelligence. Cast needed: Tawatha - Young Adult who can pass for 15yo-17yo; Kim (Tawatha’s Mother), 30yo; Grandmother, 48ish yo; 10-15 Students, ages 15yo-16yo; 50 extras of various ages. Roles are Unpaid, craft service/credit/copy provided. To send headshot/resume/reel or for complete character breakdown, please e-mail to Michelle R. Harden at askthebrandmaster@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Wisdom Production,LLC is seeking cast for a low budget independent film BEYOND THE VOWS scheduled to begin shooting in Houston January - February 2018. Synopsis: When a couple is faced with adultery and there is no where to turn,  the couple fight for their marriage by turning to GOD for healing and comfort. Cast Needed: KAREN (Lead), African American female, late 20s-early 30s, Karen is married, motherless and a conservative Christian, family oriented and compassionate. Her only downfall is that she’s insecure and has to fight her vain imaginations and negative thoughts; SPIRITUAL LEADER, female, any ethnicity, a tarot reader who tempts to read Karen her future until they discover that she is indeed a fraud; DON, African American male, late 20s-early 30s, thoughtful, hard-working, God-fearing and has a severe desire to prove to his wife, Karen that he will never be unfaithful again; CONNIE, female, any ethnicity, late 20s-early 30s, modest divorcee, she is grieving her wayward actions that caused her to lose her husband, she remains in the support group to gain strength for this new journey of singleness. Roles are Paid. Please submit headshot/resume/reel to Joan Montreuil at beyondthemarriagevows@gmail.com

WORKSHOP: The RED Camera Workshop is a hands-on, practical workshop and Q&A with Orlando Briones (Filmatic) on Saturday 17th February from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Echo Film School and Studio. Attendees have access to a range of RED cameras and will learn all about shooting with the RED Camera System. Registration is $20 until Feb 5th ($25 after Feb 5th or at the door). Lunch is provided. Tickets are available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/red-camera-workshop-tickets-42633698540

WORKSHOP: The Bechdel Film Festival hosts the Web Series Workshop taught by award winning filmmaker Alicia J. Rose on Sunday February 18th, 1:00PM - 4:00PM at 14 Pews. From inspiration to writing to production to distribution, Creator/Director Alicia J. Rose of hit web series “The Benefits of Gusbandry” will arm you with all the tools you need to become your own DIY episodic auteur.  More of a workshop than a lecture, Rose encourages a lively dialogue about the creative process and how to make opportunities for yourself - not wait for them to come to you. Discounted registration for current WIFT-Houston members, 14 Pews members, and HCC students. For more information and to register please visit http://14pews.org/calendar.asp?pageid=15&calid=1685

WORKSHOP: Scriptwriters/Houston is proud to present “Creating Unforgettable Characters” Workshop with renowned screenwriting guru and author Linda Seger on Saturday February 24th, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at The Art Institute of Houston, 4140 Southwest Freeway (77027). Discounted registration for current Scriptwriters/Houston and Women in Film & Television Houston members. For more information and to register please visit https://www.scriptwriters-houston.org/lindasegerworkshop.html

WORKSHOP: Gary Chason will be conducting a Monday night Screen Acting Class at Panorama Film and Art Academy (7636 Harwin Drive, Suite 115, 77036). The class will meet 7:00P-10:00P every Monday night starting March 5th and ending May 28th including a Wrap Party. Students will work on the ART and CRAFT of Screen Acting. Every participant will work on-camera in every class meeting. Enrollment is strictly limited to 10. For cost and more information and/or to register please e-mail gchason@prodigy.net

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: 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 workshops for all ages and levels. My classes have moved to the Panorama Film Academy at 7636 Harwin Drive, Suite 115. 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 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. (JOB OPENING: Video Equipment Specialist - Responsible for checking video production equipment in and out at the HMS equipment desk, Monitor activity in television studios and editing suites, Process transactions. Some evening and weekend work will be required. Please send resume to: Tom Richards, Executive Director, Houston MediaSource at tomr@hmstv.org). Learn more at www.hmstv.org or RSVP to Roger E Palomino at info@hmstv.org or call (713) 524-7700 x112