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Updated August 6, 2022

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JOBS: Houston Cinema Arts Society is accepting applications for seasonal contract positions for the 2022 Houston Cinema Arts Festival which runs November 10th - 17th. Positions open: Festival Coordinator, Community Relations Coordinator, Guest Artist Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator, Box Office Manager, and House Manager. For complete information and to submit resume, please visit https://www.cinemahtx.org/get-involved/jobs/

CREW CALL: Superhawk Films is seeking Crew for independent feature film HOLLY BY NIGHTFALL scheduled to shoot in Houston September 26th thru October 16th. Synopsis: A funny, poignant and impactful story about a group of friends in Houston who are all approaching crossroads, trying to make big decisions for the first time in their lives. Crew Needed: Accepting resumes for all positions. Crew Positions are Paid (low budget rates, commensurate with experience). Please submit resume/reel/inquiries to hollybynightfall@gmail.com

CREW CALL: One America Media is seeking Crew for short film CHINATOWN scheduled to shoot August 13th - 27th in Houston, TX. Synopsis: A Chinatown cop finds himself on the wrong side of organized crime and gambles with his life. In a raid orchestrated by his partner on the force, he loses everything. With nothing left, the former cop must redeem himself or lose the only place he's ever called home as the neighborhood is targeted for gentrification. Chinatown is an action-comedy-drama film channeling the fun & physical energy of classic martial arts movies. Crew Needed: Cinematographer and Wardrobe. Crew positions are Paid. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to https://drive.google.com/file/d/144AiR_kSptS9XomuE3Sq7LIQrtxahyYS/view

CASTING CALL: Nexus Films is currently casting Extras for an upcoming Christmas TV Movie for MTV/VH1 scheduled to shoot in Houston mid August thru mid September. Synopsis: We're celebrating the holidays again with the Nixons. Can JAYSON's mother NANCY and the Nixon family reconcile their differences prior to his and JESSICA's planned Christmas wedding. Extra Roles are Paid. Please submit one photo & all contact information to hiphopfamilypt2@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: One America Media is seeking Cast for short film CHINATOWN scheduled to August 13th - 27th in Houston, TX. Synopsis: A Chinatown cop finds himself on the wrong side of organized crime and gambles with his life. In a raid orchestrated by his partner on the force, he loses everything. With nothing left, the former cop must redeem himself or lose the only place he's ever called home as the neighborhood is targeted for gentrification. Chinatown is an action-comedy-drama film channeling the fun & physical energy of classic martial arts movies. Cast Needed: Males 30’s. Roles are Paid. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to https://drive.google.com/file/d/1l83T9N5YRbbW_tVJ6tgvcDc1VG8b_POv/view

CASTING CALL: Vincent Victoria Presents is seeking Cast for short film THE COLORED FOLKS GOOD TIME HOUR scheduled to shoot in Houston September/October 2022. Synopsis: Outspoken queer talkshow host, Cherry "Cola" Pitts (Vincent Victoria), is one of the nation's biggest stars on television in 1955. Fueled by social injustice of this time, he is the voice of "the people," but when show executives hire a new mystery man, Cola's life changes, and his show faces cancellation. Cast Needed: Various roles available for all races, all ages, sides will be available on Monday, August 8th. Auditions are by appointment only on Saturday, August 13th from 1pm to 5pm. Roles are Paid commensurate with experience. Please e-mail headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to cfgtfilmcasting@gmail.com

WORKSHOP: Registration is open for the 4th annual Fresh Arts Summit, August 19th & 20th at Silver Street Studios. First launched in 2019, the Fresh Arts Summit is a two-day series of artist panels, round table discussions, presentations and peer-to-peer learning opportunities focused on Building Community across creative communities. Topics will include supporting artists and collaborations, fundraising and funding models, connecting and supporting communities, and more. Sessions will be led by organizational partners and field experts including practicing artists and other creative leaders working in the Houston arts community. The Summit is ideal for emerging to established artists, makers, and creatives of all disciplines who seek to expand their peer network and tap into local resources. For complete information and to register please visit https://fresharts.org/annual-summit/

WORKSHOP: WGA Screenwriter Tom Vaughan is offering a FREE online mini-course on the Basic Screenplay Format. Go from knowing nothing to writing something in minutes. This mini-course will take you step by step through the whole process so you can get to the much more exciting stuff about screenwriting, like telling that story you've always wanted to tell. For complete information and to register please visit https://courses.storyandplot.com/p/basic-screenplay-format

GRANT: The statewide 2022 AFS Grant application for Short Films is now open (Deadline September 16th). Projects may apply for up to $10,000 cash for production or post-production through the AFS Grant fund. Projects may apply for up to $3000 for distribution support. Total cash support from the AFS Grant fund will not exceed $10,000. However, applicants can receive in-kind support valued in excess of the $10,000 cash grant (in other words, applicants can apply to receive in-kind grants on top of $10,000 cash). The How to Apply Zoom Info Session #1 is Wednesday Augiust 10th, 6:00P-7:00P. For complete information and to register please visit https://www.austinfilm.org/event/2022-afs-grant-for-short-films-info-session-1