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CREW CALL: Enigmo Media is seeking Crew for PNEUMA, a Student Short film shooting in Richmond in June. Synopsis: Bodhi, a young warrior prepares with his parents. Helmar, and Adira in preparation for his quest into the Dark Forest. His journey to finding out who he truly is begins here. Bodhi is handed a unique neckless that is part of his clan, just before being sucked into the dark forest. Bodhi then enters numerous battles both physically and mentally, that will change him forever. Needed: Cinematographer and Wardrobe. Crew position is Unpaid. Please email resume/reel/inquiries to onQue.firstname.lastname@example.org.
CREW CALL: U.S. & Texas LawShield is seeking a full time/staff Content Producer to work in the video production department, on various short-form projects. Applicant MUST have PROFESSIONAL experience in producing Digital, Television and or Film projects. This is NOT a position for those just starting out. Needs to be self-starter, go-getter, VERY organized and coordinated AND creative. Priority will be given to those that also have writing and directing experience. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: writing scripts, creating shot lists, pre-producing, managing all talent, crew, logistics and creative on-set, as well as post-producing the project with the editor(s) to deliver a high quality product. Any skills as a cinematographer and/or editor a definite bonus, but not required. Our office is located in the Clear Lake, NASA area of Houston. Consider this commute when applying. LOCALS ONLY please. Pay range: $21 to $27/hr; depends on experience. Please send cover letters, resumes and reels/samples to email@example.com
JOB: MediaTech Institute is seeking an Animation & Visual Effects Instructor. This position consists of teaching the basics of graphic design, motion graphics and 2D & 3D character modeling along will advanced design techniques. This is a part time position that could lead to a full time position. Skills: The ideal candidate has experienced in graphic design, animation and visual effects, who can showcase their abilities via a portfolio and are motivated to share their industry and professional knowledge with students. Instructors typically have a degree related fields and several years of experience. Teaching experience is preferred, but not required; will train qualified applicants. To apply, please send your resume and a link to your portfolio to the campus director Beki Peregrine firstname.lastname@example.org or the director of education Gary Foster email@example.com
CREW CALL: Winn Winn Productions, LLC is seeking Crew for TRICENARIANS TV episode scheduled to shoot in Houston mid May. Synopsis: A scripted Dramedy (Drama/Comedy) about four Houstonians in their 30’s trying to balance family, friends, career and love; while dealing with the ups and downs of life. Crew Needed: On Location Sound. Crew position is Paid, commensurate with experience. Please email resume/reel/inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
CREW CALL: Independent production AFROCENTRIK TELEVISION 15.8 is seeking crew to shoot a 45 hour spec TV magazine show titled “My Community” (an Afrocentric perspective) in Houston. VOLUNTEER CREW: Experienced Anchor, Marketing/Publicity Interns, Social Media Marketer, Editor, Production Assistant/Interns. Crew positions are Unpaid. Please email resume/reel/inquiries to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
CASTING CALL: Enigmo Media is seeking Cast for PNEUMA, a Student Short film shooting in Richmond in June. Synopsis: Bodhi, a young warrior prepares with his parents. Helmar, and Adira in preparation for his quest into the Dark Forest. His journey to finding out who he truly is begins here. Bodhi is handed a unique neckless that is part of his clan, just before being sucked into the dark forest. Bodhi then enters numerous battles both physically and mentally, that will change him forever. Cast Needed: Bodhi- African American Male, Athletic, early 20s, fight training preferred/ Helmer- African American Male, Athletic, Mid-30s/ Magnar - African American Male, Athletic late 20s to early 30s/ Adira- African American Female, late 20s to early 30s/ Grog African American Male late twenties. Roles are Unpaid. Please email headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to onQue.email@example.com.
CASTING CALL: Producer/Director Gary Chason is seeking Cast for CHRISTABEL, a feature length (72 minute) Music-Poetry Video (Experimental Cinema) scheduled to shoot in Houston in June 2019. Synopsis: The Coleridge poem CHRISTABEL as a Dance Musical. CAST NEEDED: Dancer/Actors. Roles are Paid. For submissions and more information contact Gary Chason at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-468-8293
CASTING CALL: Sprinkler Warehouse is casting for the position of Host for our new web-series about gardening in Houston. Ideal candidates will have some knowledge of gardening/landscaping and onscreen experience. This will be an ongoing position that shoots once every couple of weeks. Role is Paid. Please e-mail (Subject: "HOST - YOUR NAME") most recent headshot (john_smith_headshot.jpg)/resume/demo reel link and a brief description of your gardening experience to email@example.com
CASTING CALL: Winn Winn Productions, LLC is seeking Cast for TRICENARIANS TV episode scheduled to shoot in Houston mid May. Synopsis: A scripted Dramedy (Drama/Comedy) about four Houstonians in their 30’s trying to balance family, friends, career and love; while dealing with the ups and downs of life. Cast Needed: African American Females and Males, 30-39 years old. Roles are Unpaid. Please email headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
CASTING CALL: Houston filmmaker is seeking Cast for THE WAIT IS OVER, a short crime film, for a one day warehouse scene shoot. Cast Needed: Female Actor, Hispanic/ Puerto Rican / Mixed Preferred / Black American, Ages 25-35. Video Submissions Accepted, Role is Unpaid. Please send Resume/Reel/Inquiries to email@example.com
CASTING CALL: Nexus Films is seeking cast for an upcoming streaming TV series scheduled to shoot in Houston this summer. Cast Needed: A Native American performance group(s) to perform authentic tribal wedding song/chant as well as accompanying dance if applicable; A Native American male actor 35-55; Native American female actress 55-75; Both actors will play mother and son and can be members of the performance group and should be able to briefly converse in their native tongue. Roles are Paid. Please send headshot/resume/reel and/or video link of latest group performance to firstname.lastname@example.org
CASTING CALL: Next Actor Studio and Lake Camp Productions is seeking CAST for Untitled Food Truck Movie scheduled to shoot in Houston in Summer 2019. Synopsis: A comedy about a single dad who runs a food truck amidst economic depression. CAST NEEDED: All ethnicity and all age actors/actresses to play various roles as background, principal, day players, and lead roles. Roles are Paid. Auditions will be in mid-February 2019. For complete information please visit http://www.nextactor.com/films.html
WORKSHOP: Comicpalooza 2019 Film Festival Panel Schedule, Friday May 10th - Sunday May 12th, beginning at Noon each day: Collecting Animation Art, Where do ideas come from, How To Get Your Films Into A Film Festival, Creating Special and Visual Effects For Your Film, The Indie Filmmaker's Survival Guide, Introduction to Choreographing Action for Film, What Should and Shouldn’t Be In Your Script, and more. For complete schedule please visit https://www.comicpalooza.com/activities/film-festival
WORKSHOP/PANEL: Bank of America Women's Leadership Series - Women In Entertainment panel on Thursday May 16th, 6:00-8:00P at Asia Society Texas center. Hollywood is casting more women in leading roles in film and TV, but women are still underrepresented behind the camera, as directors, producers, writers, cinematographers, and editors. For women of color, such as Asian women, the challenges are even more multifaceted, as they not only receive fewer opportunities but also must overcome stereotypes about race and gender.Actors Julee Cerda (Children of a Lesser God on Broadway) and Salma Shaw (CBS’s Main Justice) join Emmy Award-winning casting director Julie Schubert (Netflix’s House of Cards) for a discussion on being a woman in Hollywood, how to change the status quo, and ways the industry is evolving. For complete information and tickets please visit https://asiasociety.org/texas/events/bank-america-womens-leadership-series-3
WORKSHOP: 14 Pews hosts the Austin Film Society AFS Grant Workshop on Sunday, May 19th, 1:00PM-3:00PM at 14 Pews (800 Aurora St, Houston, TX 77009). The Austin Film Society has now given out $1.86 million in cash and over $300K in goods and services to 500+ film and video projects since the program began in 1996. In addition to grants for production, post-production, and distribution, we provide cash stipends to Texas filmmakers traveling to prestigious film festivals through its AFS Travel Grant program. The AFS Grant workshop is FREE and open to the public. For more information please visit https://www.austinfilm.org/event/2019-afs-grant-workshop-houston/
WORKSHOP: The 14 Pews Film Academy Teen "Documentary Filmmaking Summer Workshop" makes films on Houston artists, while teaching the art of filmmaking. We are ecstatic that the documentaries created in our school will have their World Premiere at the Houston Cinema Arts Festival in November 2019. For our summer documentary workshop we are highlighting Houston artist: Terrell James. The workshop is held at 14 Pews (800 Aurora Street, Houston, TX 77009) from 9:00am to 1:00pm. The workshop is from June 3rd thru June 7th for teens 13yo-19yo (12 students max enrollment per workshop). For complete information and to register please visit https://14pews.org/calendar.asp?pageid=15&calid=1885
WORKSHOP: Actress Sara Gaston teaches this 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 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. Classes are Tuesdays, 6:30P-9:00P for Adults and mature teens (15-17). For complete information and to register please email email@example.com or visit http://www.saragaston.com/classes-2/
WORKSHOP: Crystal Martinez offers (OGAC) On-Going Acting 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. For complete information and 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 Wednesday nights from 6:15pm-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 complete information and to register for the Movie-Making Summer Camp (MON6/10 - THUR6/13 or TUE7/16 - FRI7/19), Improvisation and Commercial One Day Workshop (SAT5/11), or the On-Going Scene Study Class please visit visit https://www.lightscameraact.net/
WORKSHOP: The Natural Act presents ongoing workshops, private acting sessions, and demo reels, with Price Hall, Joe DeMonico, and Terry Futschik. For more information and to register please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 281-910-0214 or visit https://www.thenaturalact.net
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com or call (713) 524-7700 x112.