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Updated January 18, 2020

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Casting Calls

Workshops


CREW CALL: Videographer/Filmmaker with own gear (lighting/mics) and editing capabilities needed to shoot a 3-8 minute short film to be submitted to the first-ever WHO Health for All Film Festival (Deadline: January 30, 2020). Synopsis: A Houston surgeon has discovered the root cause and cure for migraine headaches. Project will be an interview with Dr. Smith, videos from FB page, and patient interviews at The Smith Migraine Institute. Crew position is Paid. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to ksmithmd@swbell.net and ann@smithcentermd.com

CREW CALL: Leggi Agency is seeking Crew for ANNABEL, an independent feature film production scheduled for January 2020 in Houston. Synopsis: Annabel leaves the love of her life in Nigeria for the prospect of a good life and the dream of living in America. She nurses a plan to use her new marriage as a means to get her true love over to the USA. She brings her lover over under the guise that he is her cousin. Her lover, now in the USA, meets and falls in love with an African-American lady, and he asks her to marry him. Just how far is Annabel willing to go for love? Crew Needed: DP, gaffer, camera operator, 1st/2nd ACs, 1st AD, UPM, editor, G&E, sound (Audio Mixer/Boom Operator, post sound FX), H/MU Artist, wardrobe, DIT, props, set design, BTS photographer, videographer with film experience. Producers encouraged to apply. Shoots will be ongoing and variable lengths of time. Some Crew Positions Are Paid. Please send Resume/Reel/Links/List of Equipment Owned & Used/Inquiries to leggi007@outlook.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

 CASTING CALL: Now casting for a new season of Supernanny on Lifetime TV. The original host, Jo Frost, returns as the charming, no-nonsense Supernanny ready to help moms and dads everywhere learn the ins and outs of parenting. If you wish that your children would listen better and you could calm the chaos in your household, please email supernannycasting@shedprod.com with the names and ages of parents and children, the issues that you would like Supernanny to address, your email, best contact phone number, location, and a few recent pictures of your family. *Must be U.S. resident

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

WORKSHOP: Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP) presents "Screenwriting Basics" workshop on Saturday, January 18th, 1:00P-4:00P at The Art Institute of Houston. This is a (too short) workshop on screenwriting basics. We'll look at sections of  a few well written screenplays and go over screenwriting software, formatting basics, basic structure and script elements. If there is time, we will do a few character creation exercises at the end. Feel free to come with questions. Instructor: Randee Ramsey holds an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts. She currently teaches Screenwriting at The Art Institute of Houston. For more information and to register please visit https://swamp.org/business-of-film-new-media/

WORKSHOP: Southwest Alternate Media Project's first monthly filmmaker mixer of the year is a very special screening of feature documentary The First Rainbow Coalition (56 min.) with director Ray Santisteban IN ATTENDANCE on Tuesday January 21st, 6:30P-9:30P at Six Foot. Doc Synopsis: Finding common ground isn’t easy. The Rainbow Coalition broke down barriers between communities and provided an organizing model for future activists and politicians across the nation. Come together for a community-driven Indie Lens Pop-Up screening + conversation of The First Rainbow Coalition Film. Free and open to the public. For more information please visit https://swamp.org/event/swamp-salon-screening-the-first-rainbow-coaltion/

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: An Introduction to Voice Over Workshop will be held on Saturday, January 25th 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: Think you have what it takes to be the next new media personality? This workshop for LIVE broadcast development by local digital producer and reporter Rachel Estrada. The workshop includes personalized radio and TV commercial script editing, on-camera practice delivery and impromptu storytelling/commercial broadcasting in a lit studio. What to bring: make-up, recording device (phone, camera with SD card) to capture recordings. Workshop held Sundays from 11:00A-3:00P. Limited to 5 students. To register and for more information contact Rachel Estrada at 713-869-2697 or zapn2rachel@hotmail.com

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. Upcoming Class Dates: Saturday January 18th & Sunday January 19th and Saturday February 8th & Sunday February 9th. 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: 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