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Updated December 6, 2019

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CREW CALL: CReed Global Media is seeking CREW for upcoming projects in TV/Streaming/VOD online series, episodic and reality TV shows for the CReedGlobalMedia.TV network. Crew Needed: DPs, gaffer, camera operators, 1st/2nd ACs, 1stADs, UPM, editors, G&E, sound (Audio Mixer/Boom Operator, post sound FX), H/MU Arttst, wardrobe, DIT, props, set design, BTS photographer, motion graphic artist, composer, ENG videographer with news packaging experience. Producers are encouraged to apply. Shoots will be ongoing and variable lengths of time. Crew Positions are Paid. Please send Resume/Reel/Links/List of equipment you owned & used/Inquiries to crewcall@creedglobalmedia.com

CREW CALL: Independent short film THE CROW - FUNBOY is seeking Crew for a shoot scheduled for December 12th-15th in Houston. Synopsis: Based on the graphic novel, “The Crow”, “The Crow : Funboy” follows recently undead Eric Draven in his journey to avenge the death of his fiancé, Shelly. In this edition, Eric faces off with one of the killers in the Motor City Gang known as Funboy. Along the way, he must face the internal demon that haunts his dreams. Crew Needed: Location Sound Mixer. Crew Position is Paid. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to info@retorofilms.com

CREW CALL: Student short film PRAYER WARRIOR is seeking Crew for a one day shoot expected for December or January. Synopsis: Maggie has just won her big snowboarding competition, and she and her husband John are celebrating in the sizzling ski resort hot tub with some sizzling champagne. John, who has never kissed his wife before and who has bipolar disorder, moves in to kiss Maggie, and Satan The Devil interrupts their first kiss. How can Maggie and John be married and have never kissed? Because they don’t know that they are married. Crew Needed: Cinematographer/Camera Operator and Location Sound Mixer/Boom (both with gear). Crew Positions are Unpaid. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to James Rucker at jruckeriv@gmail.com

CREW CALL: Stallworth Entertainment is seeking a Screenwriter Assistant/Co-Screenwriter for PRAYERS FROM A STRANGER independent feature film. Synopsis: A man, having serious personal and marital problems, tries to contact an old friend for help. Crew Needed: Screenwriters Assistant/Co-Screenwriter will work with the head writer, LaQuan Stallworth (LQ). Assistant/Co-Screenwriter can work from home and communicate by phone or computer. Position is Unpaid. Please send resume/writing samples/inquiries to lqstallworth@gmail.com

CREW CALL: Disobedient Films is seeking Crew for documentary KEITH AND ME set for summer 2020 shooting on the road between Texas and Appalachia. Synopsis: A non-fiction road movie through the divided heart of America, exploring memory, truth and the stories we tell. In this film Keith sets out on the 2,000 road trip home from Texas to Appalachia, a “monster” after 25 years behind bars. He must confront the people and places of his life with the only friend he has left - me. Crew Needed: I am looking for a researcher to help find people and places in preparation for this documentary filming next year. The ideal candidate will be personable and deeply interested in people, as the role involves identifying and building relationships. I am a British filmmaker so you would be a main point of contact while I am not in the US. The Researcher position is Paid. Please send an expression of interest and details of your experience to Katharine Round at katharine@disobedientfilms.com

 CASTING CALL: All Three Media is seeking Cast for reality TV show BIG TEXAS FIX for DIY Network (1hour) in Galveston, TX. Synopsis: Big Texas Fix follows couple Michael and Ashley as they renovate old homes in Galveston Texas, bringing them back to life. No task is too small as they restore beautiful homes from the late 1800’s and early 1900’s that were effected by the 1900’s storm. Cast Needed: Extras as Open House Guests (Extras will view finished homes and act as if they were at an open house) for 4 remaining reveals  on Dec. 8th, Dec. 12th, Dec. 17th & Dec. 20th, typically from 4:00pm - 5:15pm (*subject to change*). Roles are Unpaid. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to Mollyannocallaghan@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Anne Amar Productions is seeking Cast for short film CIELO AZUL scheduled to shoot in Houston in early 2020. Synopsis: A recently unemployed transgender woman and a handsome stranger form a deep connection, after a chance encounter in an unlikely place. Cast Needed: Dani Delgado – (Lead) Early 20's, feminine transgender woman (She/Her) recently unemployed and estranged from her unsupportive religious Mexican family, she has low self-esteem and can't seem to catch a break, Dani is petite and on her fashion game, Bilingual. Ben – (Lead) Late 20's, Black male from NYC, finance major, very laid back and kind of quiet but open to having a good time, Ben is fit and loves a suit as much as he loves his gym wear, must be comfortable performing intimate(kissing) scenes with transgender actress. Various Supporting Roles available from 20s to 60s. Auditions in Houston are December 14th. Please email headshot/resume/reel/inquiries Anneamarproductions@gmail.com and for complete information visit https://cieloazulfilm.com

CASTING CALL: HuMa Entertainment is seeking Cast for a table read of short script MISS JONES AND I in Houston tentatively scheduled for 12/18 or 12/19 (5pm-6pm or 6pm-7pm). Sypnosis: A character driven drama about a shy, timid care provider who must confront her painful past in order to free herself from her biggest fear. . .her mother. Cast Needed: Andrea - Late 30s, Female, African American, a former inmate, quiet, an introvert, she is her mother's sole caregiver while shtruggling with her own demons to deal with in silence. Delores - Late 50s-60s, Female, African American, Andrea's mother, strong-willed, sharp tongued, her physical body is weakened by old age and riddled with health problems so she resorts heavily on emotional abuse towards Andrea. Sister Vera - 50s, Female, African American, a woman of faith, her entire life revolves around the Church. Brother Thomas - 50s, Male, African American, quite. Roles are Unpaid. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to April at Houstontableread@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Seven Eight Seven Productions is seeking Cast for various social media Health and Beauty Campaigns to shoot in Houston Dec/Jan. Synopsis: Social media campaign for a small start up business, and are looking for Models, Actors and Ambassadors to be collectively the fresh and fun faces to represent the health and beauty brand. This campaign is to promote company’s product and are looking for a group of diverse people to help be apart of this great company that prides themselves in healthy and organic alternatives, while also promoting a wellness lifestyle. Cast Needed: Actors and Models, Female (18-55yo) and Male (18-55yo). Roles are Unpaid. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to SevenEightSevenPro@Gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Student short film is seeking Cast for MY LIFE AS A ZOMBIE scheduled to shoot February 2020 in Houston. Synopsis: When an awkward but lovable young man is evicted from his apartment, he needs to find a new home to call his own, all of this while he documents his life and struggles as a zombie. Cast Needed: Jonny - Male 21-25yo, Latino, Black, Asian, or Mixed Race, Lovable Awkward zombie; Tina - Female, 30-33yo, Latina, Black, Asian, or Mixed Race, Energetic & Caring zombie; Charlie - Male, 30-33yo, any ethnicity, 60s Beatnik Type, cool and charming but sometimes irritable, also a zombie, some piano exp. required; Frank - Male, 21-25yo, any ethnicity, chill dude and a little dim but very loyal (voice-only role); Gale - Male, 18-25yo, White/Caucasian, nerdy, don't care attitude but easily scared. Auditions will be Friday Nov. 22nd at The Art Institute of Houston (4140 SW Frwy). Roles are Unpaid. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to MLAAFilm@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Independent short film THE CROW - FUNBOY is seeking Cast for a shoot scheduled for December 12th-15th in Houston. Synopsis: Based on the graphic novel, “The Crow”, “The Crow : Funboy” follows recently undead Eric Draven in his journey to avenge the death of his fiancé, Shelly. In this edition, Eric faces off with one of the killers in the Motor City Gang known as Funboy. Along the way, he must face the internal demon that haunts his dreams. Cast Needed: FUNBOY - Male, 25-35yo, one of the most dangerous members of the “Motor City Gang”. In fact, he is partially responsible for the murder of Eric’s fiancé, Shelly. He is a man with little morals and cares only for the sweet taste of chaos and morphine; JOY - Female, 25-35yo, part junkie, part mother, Joy can’t not get her grip off her morphine addiction. Which is why she attaches herself to the abusive, pimp Funboy. Her daughter, Shelly (not to be confused with Eric’s fiancé) desperately wants a relationship with her mother. But until Joy is ready to turn her life around, that won’t happen; FATHER MONTEGO - Male, 50-70, Hispanic, a man devoted to his faith, Father Montego, is the liaison/assistant to Eric Draven’s revenge path. He house Eric underneath his church to ensure Eric makes his kills calculated as opposed to a chaotic rampage; T-BIRD - Male, 30-40yo, the ring leader of the Motor City Gang and the only man Funboy respects, T-bird is the center of the criminal world, he’s the man that gave the orders to kill Eric and his fiancé, Shelly. TIN TIN - Male, 20-40yo, the number two in T-Bird’s eye. Tin tin is both dangerous and a pervert, with no morals in sight, Tin Tin is a perfect piece to T-birds murderous gang. Roles are Unpaid. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to info@retorofilms.com

CASTING CALL: Student short film PRAYER WARRIOR is seeking Cast for a one day shoot expected for December or January. Synopsis: Maggie has just won her big snowboarding competition, and she and her husband John are celebrating in the sizzling ski resort hot tub with some sizzling champagne. John, who has never kissed his wife before and who has bipolar disorder, moves in to kiss Maggie, and Satan The Devil interrupts their first kiss. How can Maggie and John be married and have never kissed? Because they don’t know that they are married. Cast Needed: JOHN - He is Prayer Warrior, 18-40yo, loves to sing, and has bipolar disorder. MAGGIE or MAGNUS - An artistic and prayerful Lady of All Ladies or Gentleman of All Gentlemen, 18-40yo, he/she enjoys dancing and snowboarding. THE DEVIL - The wicked one, the tempter, the prince (or princess) of the power of the air, 18 – 40 years old – and he/she is secretly in love with John. Roles are Unpaid. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to James Rucker at jruckeriv@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: TST Films is seeking Cast for “Think I’m Crazy", episode 2 of a Short Film/Horror Anthology Web Series scheduled to shoot in Houston/Angleton area in December. SYNOPSIS: A serial killer is on the loose, Johnny & Elicia may be in the middle of his devilish plans. Cast Needed: Lead Role - Johnny, 20s, Caucasian, clean cut, fit. Second Lead Role - Elicia, 20s, Long black/brunette hair, 5’0-5’6, Caucasian/Hispanic, no accent preferably. Roles are Paid. Please e-mail headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to aaronmendoza1992@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Irraschenal Pictures, LLC is seeking Cast for short film WHISTLE to shoot in Houston late November or early December 2019. Synopsis: Jenny, an 8th grade girl, is harassed by her peers in band class. The film explores the blurred lines between play & aggression. It shows how young perpetrators learn to carry out harassment and how the victims learn to be silent. Cast Needed: JENNY (Lead) - Female, 12-14yo, Latina/ Afrolatina, braces; MRS. TROUTMAN (Supporting) - Female, 40's, any ethnicity; KYLE (Supporting) - Male, 13-14yo, any ethnicity; JAMES (Supporting) - Male, 13-14 age range, any ethnicity; NICK - (Supporting) Male, 13-14yo, any ethnicity; DAMIEN (Supporting) - Male, 13-14yo, any ethnicity. Roles are Paid. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries whistleshortfilm@gmail.com

WORKSHOP: WGA Screenwriter Tom Vaughan is offering his 1-Day "Improving The Read" Workshop. It's called "A good read." It means the screenplay reads quickly, it's a page turner, and was actually enjoyable to read. Most of all, it means the script evoked EMOTION from the reader rather than just giving them information. The Improving The Read class addresses this significant stumbling block to new screenwriters. It's the first step to making your scripts convey the emotional experience of actually seeing the film. The Workshop will be held on Saturday Dcember 7th, 10:00A-3:30P at University of Houston. For complete information and to register visit http://www.storyandplot.com/classes/theread_houston.html

WORKSHOP: An Introduction to Voice Over Workshop will be held on Saturday, December 14th from 2:00P-6:00P at 4801 Woodway. Basic technique, lots of practice and constructive critiques, for TV and radio commercials and industrial narration. Workshop limited to five students. For more information, contact John Wesley Downey at goodkarmajohn@earthlink.net

WORKSHOP: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will be screening GHOSTS OF SUGAR LAND short film on Saturday, December 21st, 2:00P-3:15P with a panel discussion following the screening with filmmaker Bassam Tariq. Ghosts of Sugar Land examines the radicalization of a young American Muslim. Through interviews with his friends, the documentary tells the story of “Mark,” who converted to Islam before college and became radicalized shortly thereafter. A number of years ago, through Facebook posts, “Mark” stated that he crossed over from Turkey to the “Islamic State.” His friends from Sugar Land, Texas—all masked to protect their identities—hypothesize about what may have happened that led their friend to join ISIS. Ghosts of Sugar Land won the Nonfiction Jury Award for Short Film at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Free To Attend, Registration opens December 11th. https://www.mfah.org/calendar/ghosts-of-sugar-land/201912210200PM

WORKSHOP: Fresh Arts hosts "Intro to Grant Proposal Writing" workshop on Friday, January 24th, 2:30P-4:00P at Houston Housing Authority (2640 Fountain View Dr., Houston TX 77057). Join Fresh Arts and Reyes Ramirez, an Idea Fund and HAA grant award recipient and writer, for an introductory presentation on best practices when composing and applying for artist project grants. This 90-minute workshop will focus primarily on the elements of writing a project proposal summary. This summary can then be used as an anchor text that can be adapted and expanded upon to address other sections of a grant application. This workshop is free with RSVP. Seating is limited, Registration will open December 10th: https://www.fresharts.org/event/workshop-intro-to-grant-proposal-writing/

WORKSHOP: On-on-One Audition Coaching, Audition Technique & Taped Auditions with Tishuan Scott in Houston. Winner of the SXSW Best Actor Award (2013), Tishuan holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Acting from the University of California Los Angeles. Audition appointment times Monday-Saturday, 8:00A-8:00P. To schedule your audition appointment please email Tishuan.iPeacock@gmail.com

WORKSHOP: Jeff "Dock" Dockweiler holds ongoing weekend classes in Houston. With years of experience and success in Hollywood audition rooms and on sets all around the world, his unique approach to the understanding of story structure has proven instrumental in the success of a star-studded client list. Fall Class Dates: SAT12/7 & SUN12/8. Class Times Saturday & Sunday: Class 1 10:00A-1:00P (15 and under), Class 2 1:30P-5:30P (16 and over). For more information and to register, please email dock12@hotmail.com

WORKSHOP: Crystal Martinez offers (OGAC) On-Going Summer 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. New Student discounts available. Classes are available on Tuesdays at Noon & 7:00PM, Thursdays at 7:00PM, and Saturdays at 3:30PM. For complete information and to reserve a spot please visit us at https://www.ogac.life/

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 sara@ytbuff.com or visit http://www.saragaston.com/classes-2/

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 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 thenaturalact2@gmail.com 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 info@nextactor.com or call 713-532-2867

WORKSHOP: "Actors Helping Actors" is a talented team approach by Marilyn Swick, SAG-AFTRA actor, offering private lessons, reel scenes, and audition taping for all ages. Private lessons are available in person in Houston or by Skype/FaceTime. To schedule an appointment please e-mail marilynswick@gmail.com and to follow AHA Alumni success stories please visit https://www.facebook.com/houstonburbankactingclasses

WORKSHOP: Sabbath Media Group is hosting on-camera acting classes for kids, teens, and adults in Richmond, TX near 99 Grand Parkway and Highway 90. Enrollment is open year round. for audition techniques, film acting, improv, commercial acting, beginners’s acting, intermediate, and advanced acting classes. To register please e-mail info@sabbathfilms.com , call 832-413-1185, or visit www.sabbathmediagroup.com

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