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Updated February 17, 2017

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Now accepting Texas-made short film submissions for the 2017 Houston Film Commission’s Texas Filmmaker's Showcase. It's $FREE to enter, deadline for entry is March 31, 2017. Please visit website for guidelines and submission link http://www.houstonfilmcommission.com/showcase

CREW CALL: 14 Pews (www.14pews.com) is seeking an EXPERIENCED Adobe Premiere EDITOR to edit a feature documentary.  You must have edited one feature documentary and have links to your work that you can send me.  The pay is $600 a week for 40-hours a week and all editing must happen at our office between the hours of 9AM - 6PM, Monday - Sunday.  We unfortunately can not work with editors who can not come to the office.  Please email your cover letter and any video links of your work to info@14pews.com

CREW CALL: Sedohr Media is seeking motivated production & post-production crew for shooting the short film THANK YOU. Experienced & inexperienced crew welcome, seeking to build a network for this production and future productions. Crew Needed: Production Assistants, Camera Operators, Make-up artists (SFX included), Editors (Audio & Film). Compensation: Full meals/snacks during production, footage for your reel, film credit on IMDb. If you're interested in joining our team, please email Full Name, Number, Resume (if applicable), Links to your works/website (if applicable) to SedohrProductionContact@gmail.com

 CASTING CALL: Actors needed for a short film shooting in Houston for a few days in early May 2017. “In My Mold” is an intimate story that explores identity and human connection with two lead characters in a same sex relationship. Cast Needed: MEI - Disconnected from the world, she spends most days just going through the motions. She is seeking something or someone to break her routine. Lead role, woman in her 20s, early to mid-30s, any ethnicity. HARLEY - A confident, assertive and carefree spirit who takes control of situations. Lead role, female in her 20s, early to mid-30s, any ethnicity. NOAH - Slightly smug, but still charming in his own way. Secondary role, male in his 20s, early to mid-30s, any ethnicity. WAITER - Secondary role, male in his 40s, 50s, any ethnicity. MEI #2 - Secondary role, female in her late 20s, early 30s, any ethnicity. MEI #3 - non-speaking role, female or genderqueer, any age, any ethnicity. HARLEY #2 - non-speaking role, male or genderqueer, any age, any ethnicity. Roles are Paid (Non-SAG). Please send headshot and resume/previous acting credits to InMyMoldFilm@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Student short film “Earth to Siluris” seeking cast for Houston area shoot late February thru mid-March. “Earth to Siluris”: A scientific meeting takes place in a school serving as a shelter for people during a catastrophic season: these are the last days of earth, and our protagonists most come up with a plan to send humanity to a new planet that will preserve their existence. Actors Needed: Male actor, ages between 40’s and 50’s, any race. Eastern Asian woman, late 20’s, African, African-American male, early 30’s, Caucasian female, early 30’s. Positions are Non-paid. Please send headshots/resumes to Franklin Pavon at frankuno2009@hotmail.com

CASTING CALL: Red Arrow Industries is seeking residents of the greater Houston area with unique structures they’d like to turn into livable dwellings. Nothing is too outside the box - a boat, an old barn, an abandoned train car, a dumpster, a grain silo, you name it! To be considered, please send the following information to youcant@redarrowindustries.com: 1. Name and home address 2. Phone number 3. Photos of your unique structure 4. The story behind your structure/vehicle/container - How did you come to own it? What are you doing with it at present?

CASTING CALL: Leftfield Entertainment (Tiny House Nation, Pawn Stars) is seeking families who are moving back into their childhood homes! If your parents are on the hunt for a new home and you’re planning on taking over your childhood home and renovating it to fit your family, we would love to hear from you. Each episode will follow a different family as they move back into their childhood home and then renovate it to their liking. Families must have at least one child between the ages of 10 and 16 years old living with them full-time (you can have older and younger children as well). Interested families should email desiree.kmiecik@loudtelevision.com Please include your name, contact info, location, parents names and contact info, family photos, photos of the home you’ll be moving into, and a brief description of what needs to be changed in the home to make it perfect for your family.

WORKSHOPS: Prime Camera announces the Spring 2017 free photo & video workshops every Saturday, Noon-2:00P at 11500 S Sam Houston Pkwy West: SAT2/18 Mobile News Videography with Wladamir Moquette from CW39 NewsFix - NewsFix truck will be on site, SAT3/4 Event Photography. http://www.primecamera.com/events

WORKSHOP: MPAC TV Forum is Saturday 2/18, 10:00AM-5:45PM at the University of Houston Alumni Center (3204 Cullen Blvd.). TV Panels on “Daytime TV- Developing and Producing Talk Shows & Court TV“, “From the News Desk: Covering the Story”, “Reality TV- The Reality of Producing Unscripted Programming”, “Life in the Spotlight: Being a Reality TV Star”, “Primetime TV- A Look at Sitcoms, One-hour Dramas, Made-for TV Movies, Docu-Series & Program Specials”. High School students attend FREE, College students $20, Door Admission $40. For panelist info and complete information please visit http://www.mpac-arts.org/

WORKSHOP: Screenwriter Tom Vaughan is offering his acclaimed 1-Day Story Structure Workshop which focuses on building screenplay 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 Student Center, 10:00A-3:30P on Saturday March 25th. Student and Repeat discounts available. For complete information and to register visit http://www.storyandplot.com/classes/structure.html

WORKSHOP: For the first time Houston Community College is offering a stand-alone Film Acting Class by Michelle Robinson (Co-Director of SAG-AFTRA Houston) teaching techniques, tips, and lessons necessary to be a working actor. The course is FLMC 1391-0004 (21678) in Film/Cinema Studies, Special Topics-Acting For Film. Class is Thursdays nights 6:00P-10:00P and Saturdays 1:00P-5:0PP and begins the week of March 20, 2017 for 8 weeks. For more information contact Karen Moonen (713-718- 5646 or karen.moonen@hccs.edu) or Rick Harrington (713-718- 5999 or Rick.Harrington@hccs.edu)

WORKSHOP: Actor Sarah Gaston (http://www.saragaston.com) is teaching an on-going class 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 schools including Uta Hagen, Stella Adler, Sanford Meisner and Harold Guskin. We’ll be working both on film and off, and explore script analysis, character development, freeing yourself from constraint, finding the core of the scene and more. When: Tuesdays, 6:30pm-9pm. Where: 5322 W Bellfort Ave #201, Houston, TX 77035 (on the corner of Bellfort and Chimney Rock) Who: Ages 13 and up. For questions or to apply for a spot in this class, please send an e-mail to sara@ytbuff.com

WORKSHOP: John Wesley Downey will hold a Beginner's Introduction to Voice Over on Saturday, February 18th from 1:00pm - 5:00pm at 4801 Woodway. Basic technique, lots of practice and constructive critiques. Covers Radio & TV commercials, industrial narration and audio books. Includes Information on getting an agent, voice demos and marketing tips. Strictly limited to 5 students for a good student-teacher ratio. There is a substantial discount available for those that enroll by the early bird deadline. For more information and to enroll contact goodkarmajohn@earthlink.net

WORKSHOP: BETA Theater is proud to announce two Level One Improv classes. BETA is the only theater in town run by film and theater professionals. This 8 week class focuses on the foundations of scenic improvisation. It's fun.  It's challenging. Students practice supporting each other with agreement, building creatively by listening for patterns, and making choices on stage with confidence. You will see improvements in your auditions and in your acting. Instructors are Hoja Lopez on Saturday afternoons and Billy Trim on Wednesday nights. DATES: Saturdays - 8 weeks, 2PM-5PM, Beginning September 10th, 2016. Wednesdays - 8 weeks, 7PM-10PM, Beginning September 14th, 2016. Register at www.betatheater.com or email info@betatheater.com

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: Reel Actors Studio offers adult acting classes Wednesdays from 6pm-8pm, Thursdays from 11am-1pm, and kids acting classes Saturday mornings from 10a-Noon. Private coaching and audition taping is also available. Classes are open to all level of actors and are taught by Mykle McCoslin (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1436538/), who is a Film, TV and Stage Actor who currently serves as the 1st Vice President of the Houston-Austin SAG-AFTRA local. Reel Actors Studio is located at 4848 Guiton St. Ste. 114, Houston 77027. (Richmond at 610 across from the Galleria.) For more information visit http://www.reelactorsstudio.com

WORKSHOP: Two of the best acting coaches in Hollywood, John Homa and Jeff Dockweiler offer an ONGOING/WEEKLY class in Houston, EVERY SATURDAY for ages 10-15 and 16 Up. We have over 30 years of experience and success in Hollywood audition rooms and on sets around the world. Our unique approach to story structure and how to succeed in the entertainment industry has proven instrumental in the success of a star-studded client list that includes, most recently, Brie Larson, Winner; 2016 Golden Globe-Best Actress, SAG Award Best Actress and Oscar- Best Actress for "Room". For a more complete client list, please go to www.homaanddock.com  Email us at coachdock@gmail.com with your interest and we will send you more thorough information about the class.

WORKSHOP: “Actors Helping Actors” is a talented team approach by Marilyn Swick, SAG-AFTRA actor, bringing acting workshops for all ages and levels, that includes a production team to shoot reels, auditions, shorts, and even feature films.  The adult group meets on Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 pm. The mixed group adults/children meets on Saturdays from 10:00-11:30 am. All classes are held at my office in Memorial. Please visit my IMDB page to learn more about my work  http://www.imdb.me/marilynswick or e-mail marilynswick@gmail.com to hold a spot for the next workshop, private, or audition self-tape.  Class schedules and changes are posted 48 hours prior to class in the event I am booked on set.  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