Film & Video Announcements

 

Updated August 28,  2015
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Film & Video Announcements

 

CREW CALL: Accelerated Matter is seeking Production Interns for SAG indie feature GOOD AFTER BAD scheduled to shoot in Houston in September. Positions are unpaid, but include film credit, DVD, meals & beverages, and college credit (if applicable). Production is flexible with your schedule. Please don’t hesitate to submit, whether you can work 2 days or 20 days. Please email interest and availability to hireme@crewincluded.com

 

CREW CALL: Avalanche is a single location indie SAG feature film (SAG ultra low) scheduled to shoot in the Houston area November 2015 for 25 days. The story centers around a husband, his wife, and her lover becoming trapped in a house together and navigating the chaotic fallout of their indiscretions. The production is seeking the following crew positions: Makeup/Hair, DIT, Gaffer, Set Design, Costume, 1st Assistant Directors, and a post production Colorist. All positions are not paid; meals, credit, and final copy only. Generous back-end points/profit share are negotiable for all and based on key crew experience. For more information or to submit resume/online reel, please email Todd Green at cinebiblivici@gmail.com more info at http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3685490/

 

CREW CALL: TACT Productions is seeking an experienced editor and sound mixer to cut a trailer of a feature dramedy. An editor with color correction/matching and sound sweetening experience is a plus. This is a paid role with compensation commensurate with experience. Please contact Olamide A. Fajimolu at ofajim@hotmail.com

 

CREW CALL: Bechdel Films (http://bechdelfilms.com), a Houston based independent film and theater production company, is seeking an experienced documentary editor with reel, who has edited several documentaries (can be short docs) to work on several feature-length documentary projects: TRANSPLANT ORGAN DOCUMENTARY, ASTRODOME: A LOVE STORY and ELECTRONIC MUSIC DOCUMENTARY.  The pay is $300 for 30 hours a week.  Candidates must live in Houston and be able to commit to working for 6-months. This is a great opportunity for a LOCAL Houston documentary editor who seriously wants to create a diverse body of work. You must excel in Adobe Premier, Final Cut 7 and Final Cut X. Send resumes, documentary reel, and cover letter to cressandra@mac.com

 

CREW CALL: CIA Agency is seeking an experienced Makeup/Hair crew person ASAP in the Houston area for a pilot shoot happening Saturday August 29th and Sunday August 30th from 7am till 4 pm. Experience in Avant Garde makeup artistry is a plus. This is a high fashion production, non-paid, credit given only. Please submit name, email, phone number, location and website/work samples to Kristy at ka@thecciagency.com

 

CASTING CALL: Ultra-low budget SAG-AFTRA independent feature film GOOD AFTER BAD is seeking non-paid background extras 09/01/2015 - 09/22/2015 in Houston, TX. Extras: Band Members, Rock Club Scenesters (18-25), Hipster Girls (18-25), Tweeters (18-25), Upscale Boutique Customers, Head Waitress (40-50’s), Busboy (20’s), Diner Patrons (All ages), "alt kids" slightly punk, Security Guard (40-60), Receptionist (30-50), Pianist, Violinist, High School Students (*MUST BE 18 YEARS OLD-that can play 14yo-16yo students). Attach a Jpeg recent photo and resume with submission. Please note no experience is needed. You will be notified by e-mail of exact date and location. SUBJECT LINE:  GAB 2015 – CHARACTER SUBMITING FOR _____ to castingtexasfilms@gmail.com


CASTING CALL: DIY Network's Jason Cameron is searching for the ugliest front yard in America for his biggest landscape transformation of the year. Licensed contractor Jason Cameron has fixed up more than 150 Desperate Landscapes across the country, and now, he's on the hunt for DIY Network's America's Most Desperate Landscape for a huge landscape makeover. Jason's planning an over-the-top, jaw-dropping project so send your overgrown jungles, crumbling sidewalks, peeling paint and falling down porches. Jason wants front yards so ugly that it'll take his team two days to transform into something amazing. Go to http://www.jaytv.net/amdl_application.php and send your pictures and videos.

 

CASTING CALL: Texas Entertainment Network is seeking 100 non-paid extras for a ballroom meeting scene for indie feature JOINED AT THE HEART scheduled to shoot at the Crown Plaza Hotel (8686 Kirby Drive) on August 29th, 4:00PM-6:00PM. The extras should dress business casual.  Also seeking a black or bi-racial female age 16yo - 18yo, 5'2 - 5'5ft tall to play the stepdaughter and a black actor to play a successful corporate executive, 5'9"-6'2", slim. The roles are non-paid, credit only. Headshot/Resumes can be sent to kreman@sbcglobal.net or for more information please visit http://www.texasentertainmentnetwork.com

 

CASTING CALL: Good On Ya Mate Productions is seeking cast for a short to be filmed October 3rd and 4th in Orchard TX and Wallis TX. Needed: Caucasian male, 8yo-11yo (Supporting); Caucasian Mother, 30's (Lead); Female teacher of any ethnicity, 20's (Lead). Auditions will be held on Saturday September 12th, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at George Memorial Library- 1001 Golfview Dr. Richmond, TX 77469. Roles are Non-Paid. Please send headshot/resume e-mail for audition appointment mac@GOYMProd.com. For more information please visit www.GOYMProd.com

 

CASTING CALL: Bankrupt Cinema is seeking cast for a short film slated for a 4 day RED Camera shoot between 09/12/2015 - 9/26/2015 in Houston. Character Breakdown: Pyrus, female of any ethnicity, early-mid 20’s, athletic, martial arts and/or dance background preferred for a very physical scene; Gunman, Male of any ethnicity, late 20’s - mid 30’s, athletic stocky build, 5’10-6’2ish. Audition Date is Saturday 08/29/2015, 11:30-3:30pm. Roles are Non-Paid. Please submit headshot/resume and where you saw this posting to CastME@SouthStarcasting.com For more information please visit www.thebankruptcinema.com

 

WORKSHOP: Join Amelia Jeffries, as she shares what she has learned over ten years, while working as and actress in the Southeast Region.  She has worked on 7 TV shows and has over 20 commercial credits.  you have seen her featured recently on The Astronaut Wives Club.  Come and spend time learning the BUSINESS of Acting. Workshop: "I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me", Saturday, August 29th, 2015 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Family Life Center, 14083 Main (entrance off of Hillcroft) Houston, TX.   Registration www.ameliajeffries.com  Questions and interest at ameliajeffries@hotmail.com

 

WORKSHOP: Final Voice Over Workshop for Tweens (age 11 to 16) on Saturday, September 12th from 1 to 5pm at 4801 Woodway. Basic technique, lots of practice and constructive critiques.  Strictly limited to four students maximum. For more information contact John Wesley Downey at goodkarmajohn@earthlink.net

 

WORKSHOP: Registration is now open for the 11th Annual Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP) Business of Film Conference to be held on Friday September 18th & Saturday September 19th at Rice Media Center. The Business of Film Conference was founded to cover topics that will help a filmmaker's debut indie feature film experience a success. Panels will cover Business Plans, Music Licensing, Location Management, Casting, Marketing & PR, Production Management, Accounting, Budgets, Crowdfunding and much more. The Keynote speaker is Louis Black, co-founder of The Austin Chronicle, director of South by Southwest, and a founding Board Member of the Austin Film Society. For complete information and to Register visit: http://www.swamp.org/filmmakers/business-of-film/

 

WORKSHOP: MPAC presents a one-stop interactive resource tour that promotes community outreach, networking, and education in entertainment. The welcome message from Entertainment Attorney Jalene Mack and Money Making Conversation with Rushion McDonald is on Friday October 2nd and attendees can select from three workshops to attend on Saturday October 3rd. For complete information and to register please visit http://entertainmentempowerment.com/tours/houston/

 

WORKSHOPS: Houston-based Microsearch offers free film/video/photo workshops nearly every Saturday Noon-2:00PM this summer on Chroma Key Lighting. $FREE. For more information please visit http://www.microsearch.com/

 

WORKSHOP: Ruby Lee Dove II (http://rubyleedove.com) and Mr. Alex West (http://www.mralexwest.com) of Life after Life Films are hosting a Young Actors Workshop October 22nd and October 30, 2015. This for actors between the ages of 10yo-18yo. The workshop will be located at 14120 Wallisville Rd Houston, Texas 77049. For more information, cost, and to register, please email lifeafterlifefilms@gmail.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 Ariana de Valdivia at info@hmstv.org or call (713) 524-7700 x112 

 

FILM CONTEST: The Houston 48Hour Film Project screenings will take place August 28th & 29th at the brand new Queensbury Theatre. For complete information visit http://www.48hourfilm.com/houston-tx

 

 

 


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•Tentative Shoot Dates or Days/Time of Casting Call/Workshop

•Physical Location of Shoot/Casting Call/Workshop

•If positions/roles are Paid or Non-Paid

Production Company Name/Contact Name/Number/Email/Website

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