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Updated September 30, 2016 

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Crew Calls

Casting Calls

Workshops


CREW CALL: Good Hope Films, in association with Rusty Yankie Productions, is crewing up for SAG signatory short film 'Bagatelle' to be shot in November in Houston and the surrounding area. The film will be shot on 35mm or 16 mm with Director of Photography Ziv Berkovich. Please send Art Director, Set Dresser, 1st Assistant Camera, 2nd Assistant Camera, Location Scout/Manager, Production Assistant (PA), and Caterer resumes to castingtexasfilms@gmail.com. The crew positions are Paid. The production will be accepting Talent head shots/resumes later this month, PLEASE only submit Crew resumes at this time.

CREW CALL:  The Translator is a bilingual comedy about two English speaking boys attempting to collect a payment from a Spanish speaking adult, the comedy relies on misinterpretations and mispronunciations of both English and Spanish. Two important scenes require a pit bull and a small dog.  The production is seeking an Animal Trainer to design and coordinate the stunts between the dogs. The crew position is Paid, production will be in October. Please email thetranslator50@gmail.com

CREW/CASTING CALL: All That Films (allthatfilms.com), is seeking cast, acting coach, and production assistants for independent film “Mr. Rent Man” shooting in various locations in the Houston area tentatively scheduled to shoot in Fall 2016. The story is about a young man who lands what he hopes to be his dream job in real estate management. Crew Positions and Talent Roles are Non-Paid. Needed:  “Peter”, 20-30’s, stubborn tenant. “Bob”, 40-60’s. “Shelia” spicy store clerk, “20-30’s. Please send headshot/resume allthatproductions@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Frank White Films is seeking 3 Female Featured Extras (Paid) and 15 Female/Male Background Extras (Non-Paid, Craft Services) for a music video to be shot in the Houston area on Sat. October 1st. E-mail headshots to frankwhitefilms@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Em Writes is seeking two product models for a half-day shoot in Houston (Memorial area). The project is a short video demo for a washing machine tentatively scheduled to shoot on Sunday 10/2 or Monday 10/3. Product model #1: Millennial, female, 20-28 years old, clean cut. Product model #2: 45-55 year old woman for "mom” character, Caucasian. Roles are Paid. Please send full-body and headshot photo to both emily@em-writes.com and jatin@prospeakercontent.com

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.

CASTING CALL: A senior student short film "Battle Rattled” is seeking cast for a fall 2016 shoot in the Houston area. The short film is about PTSD and the impact it has on a soldier and his family. For Jason Reynolds, it is an ongoing battle. Struggling to balance his family life, alcoholism and school against the onslaught of anxiety, anger and depression. A series of events pushes him and his family to their breaking points. Cast Needed: Vietnam War Aged Male 55yo-70yo, Female 25yo-32yo, Male Child 5yo-10yo, various Extras. Roles are Non-Paid. Please e-mail headshots/resumes and/or online demo reel to dewayneholmon@gmail.com follow up interviews will be via Skype

CASTING CALL: Now Casting for America's Most Desperate Landscape - Backyard Edition! For the first time, DIY Network's Jason Cameron is looking looking for dreadful, chaotic, overgrown, absolutely hopeless and desperate backyards for America's Most Desperate Landscape. Jason and his team will bring a massive two-day transformation to your backyard. Think building decks and pergolas, fences and walkways, and much more. Got a pathetic pool? Jason would love to tackle that, too. Is your backyard desperate enough for a total transformation?  We want to hear from you. 1.) In your email, include your name, contact info and short explanation about yourself, your yard and why we should select you for AMDL. 2.) Send Three pictures of your back yard - make sure they are wide shots (25MB email limit on the pictures.) 3.) Send brief video* showcasing your yard and your personality, post it on YouTube and send us a link. Entries accepted until October 14, 2016. To apply, send the info to:
amdl@fogedgemedia.com

WORKSHOP: The first Mack Performing Arts Collective (MPAC) Mini Film Festival with Actress Kim Fields will be 10:00AM-5:00PM, Saturday October 1st, at University of Houston Student Center. General Admission tickets available, free ticket for high school students with valid school I.D. For complete screening/panel schedule and to register please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mpac-minifilm-festival-with-actress-kim-fields-friday-free-movie-screenings-tickets-27272836789

WORKSHOP: A Basic Introduction to Voice Over Workshop will be held on Saturday, October 8th from 12noon to 4pm at 4801 Woodway. Basic technique, lots of practice and constructive critiques in a supportive environment. Limited 5 students only. Must be 16 or older to attend. 25% discount for early enrollment by October 1st. Contact John Wesley Downey at goodkarmajohn@earthlink.net

WORKSHOP: Emmy nominated veteran actor Robert Walden (Law & Order, The West Wing, Lou Grant, All the President’s Men) will be coming to Houston for the first time ever to teach an Intensive Master Class Two Day Workshop the weekend of October 1st & 2nd at REEL ACTORS STUDIO (4848 Guiton St. Ste. 114, Houston, 77027). The workshop is open to adult actors/writers/directors who would like to grow personally as an artist, using all their attributes and skills to perfect scene work, auditions (for film and stage), cold readings, improvisation, monologues and even singing. Actors will perform scenes and monologues which should be prepared before the workshop and then will bring their scenes or monologues back after being coached by Mr. Walden. The workshop is limited to 16 actors. Students will need to email Mr. Walden a photo and resume at least ten days prior to the workshop, to assign scenes and partner people up. Those who are not doing scenes will do either a monologue, acting techniques, on camera instruction, cold-reading notes, and whatever else might be of value to them. Workshop hours are Saturday, Oct. 1, 1:00P– 7:00P and Sunday, Oct. 2, Noon-6:00P. For complete information and to RSVP e-mail info@REELACTORSSTUDIO.com

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 (makers of Orphan Train, The Shadow Behind You, Sex, Marriage & Infidelity and the upcoming 6 Rounds of Chloe) are holding on-camera acting classes for adults, teens & kids at West U and Rice Village area, along with Stanislavski Method Sessions for beginners and advanced level students, filmmaking, screenwriting and production workshops. Enrollment now open for classes in September and October. For more information, please visit https://www.nextactor.com or contact info@nextactor.com or call 713 532 2867. For a list of films made by the studio that are in production or available for viewing, visit http://www.imdb.com/company/co0161190/

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: For the first time ever, 2 of the best acting coaches in Hollywood, John Homa and Jeff Dockweiler, are starting an ONGOING/WEEKLY class in Houston, EVERY SATURDAY. Classes start March 19th, 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. JOB OPENING: Video Equipment Specialist. Learn more at www.hmstv.org or RSVP to Ariana de Valdivia at info@hmstv.org or call (713) 524-7700 x112