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Updated January 8, 2022

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Crew Calls

Casting Calls

Workshops


JOB: Executive Director, Dallas-Fort Worth Local is the chief executive for the SAG-AFTRA Dallas-Fort Worth Local (includes Arkansas and Oklahoma) and the SAG-AFTRA Houston-Austin Local. Under the direction of the Assistant National Executive Director, Locals and the Locals’ Boards of Directors, this position oversees and manages all aspects of the SAG-AFTRA DFW and Houston-Austin Local operations, including the policies and programs adopted by the Locals’ Boards of Directors in conjunction with SAG-AFTRA’s national strategies, policies and programs. For complete information and to apply, please visit https://careers-sagaftra.icims.com/jobs/1667/executive-director%2c-dallas-fort-worth-local/job

CREW CALL: Major Media Productions is seeking Crew for independent feature film film FAMILY MONEY scheduled to shoot in Houston February thru April. Synopsis: When a Famous Talk Show host die’s, his Family has to come together to find a stash to get the real bag. The family is exposed to Greed, Deceit , Grudges and much Needed Love in his plan to bring them back together. Crew Needed: Director of Photography, Gaffer, Sound Mixer, Makeup Artist, and Editor. All Crew positions are PAID. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to majormedia98@gmail.com

CREW CALL: Freelance Creativ is seeking Crew for short film GHOST LIGHT scheduled to shoot in Conroe, TX February 27th thru March 3rd. Synopsis: Theaters across the world are filled with tradition, superstition, and ghostly encounters. Today’s theatrical traditions honor ghostly history with respect — for the spirits which once performed on our stages. But what happens when this line of respect is crossed? Crew Needed: Sound Mixer (with equipment), Gaffer, Makeup Artist (Stage makeup and Horror experience a plus), Costume Designer, Production Assistant. All Crew positions are PAID. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to crewandcasting2022@gmail.com

CREW CALL: Crew needed for student short film THE SUNDAY scheduled to shoot in Conroe, TX on Sunday January 9th. Synopsis: A church reacts positively to a pastor's hateful sermon, but one member goes out of his way to make sure the pastor knows exactly how he feels. Crew Needed: Director of Photography - Experience with Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera 4k or similar, must feel comfortable setting up and moving camera and equipment around; Assistant Director - Can work with director in creating and running a plan for a productive set; Gaffer - Can work well with the DP, some lighting equipment is provided; Grip - Will work closely with the gaffer to make sure lighting is set up correctly; Sound Mixer - Can help create and execute a sound plan; Boom Operator - Will work closely with the sound mixer; Script Supervisor - Organised, understands how to take detailed notes during the shoot; Production Assistant (PA) - Needed to check-in and wrangle cast; Photographer - Able to take BTS photos and cast and crew photos. All positions are Unpaid (food and film credit provided). All crew will be asked to follow COVID safety protocols and wear masks, Cast will be asked to wear a mask when not on camera. Please send resume/reel/inquirires to Ray Taylor Films at r.long1@lafilm.edu

CREW CALL: Short film BLUE DEVILS scheduled to shoot in Houston in January 2022 for 3-5 days is seeking Crew. Synopsis: Based on a short story by James Sallis, a Father and a Private Detective drive from Houston to El Paso to investigate a murder the Police could not solve. Modern crime film influenced by 30s and 40s Noir. CREW NEEDED: Stunt Coordinator. Position is Paid. Please send resumes/reels/inquiries to jamesfrank96@live.com

CREW CALL: Said Productions is looking for Crew for the narrative short film MOTION scheduled to shoot in Houston near HBU campus. Synopsis: MOTION is about a girl who juggles the battle between focusing on her own mental health and taking care of her paralyzed father, discovers the ability to pause time. However, instead of using it for herself to heal her own trauma and have her own life, she uses it to help her paralyzed father. When her dad passes away, she revisits the time she was losing her dad in her nightmares to fix the situation and see what the problem is, desperately trying to hold onto anything related to her father. CREW NEEDED: 1ST AD, VFX CONSULTANT, AND MAKEUP ARTIST. Crew Positions are Paid and require prior experience. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to hibasaidyt@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Freelance Creativ is seeking Cast for short film GHOST LIGHT scheduled to shoot in Conroe, TX February 27th thru March 3rd. Synopsis: Theaters across the world are filled with tradition, superstition, and ghostly encounters. Today’s theatrical traditions honor ghostly history with respect — for the spirits which once performed on our stages. But what happens when this line of respect is crossed? Cast Needed: Magdalene - Female, 50-70, Any Ethnic Appearance, Magdalene is a tour guide for the historically haunted theatre, She was a former actress who once starred on the same stage, She has a guarded, troubled past. She is warm and inviting, but if crossed, she’s willing to do whatever it takes to teach her foe a lesson; Tyler - Male, 28-40, Any Ethnic Appearance. Tyler is an established theater actor, he's gregarious, warm, and witty, he's easygoing and can find the best in everyone, Shakespeare experience is a plus; Emily - Female, 25-30, Any Ethnic Appearance. Emily is a young, beautiful actress, freshly out of college, she's an eager performer, starring in her first theater production. All Roles are PAID. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to crewandcasting2022@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Cast needed for student short film THE SUNDAY scheduled to shoot in Conroe, TX on Sunday January 9th. Synopsis: A church reacts positively to a pastor's hateful sermon, but one member goes out of his way to make sure the pastor knows exactly how he feels. Cast Needed: Pastor - Male, Late 20s toearly 40s, Aany ethinicity, a lead pastor of a very close-minded church, you preach things you don't truly believe, even though you want to. *This role must be able to return for two more short films in February and April 2022; Churchgoers - Any gender, age, ethnicity, as Background extras. All roles are Unpaid (food and film credit provided). All crew will be asked to follow COVID safety protocols and wear masks, Cast will be asked to wear a mask when not on camera. Please send resume/reel/inquirires to Ray Taylor Films at r.long1@lafilm.edu

CASTING CALL: Short film BLUE DEVILS scheduled to shoot in Houston in January 2022 for 3-5 days is seeking Cast. Synopsis: Based on a short story by James Sallis, a Father and a Private Detective drive from Houston to El Paso to investigate a murder the Police could not solve. Modern crime film influenced by 30s and 40s Noir. CAST NEEDED:  THE DETECTIVE - 40s-50s white male; MR. GORMAN - late 30s-40s, first generation immigrant (could be Greek, Italian, Mexican, Chinese, Persian, Russian, Iranian, etc.); SERGEANT VAN ZANDT - 50s, big Texan man. Roles are Paid. Please send resumes/reels/inquiries to jamesfrank96@live.com

CASTING CALL: Short film BREADCRUMBS is seeking Cast for a shoot scheduled for mid-Dec/early-Jan in Houston. Synopsis: Two kids (played by adults) decide to take a walk and use stickers to mark their way home. Their quest to acquire playing cards yields an opportunity to have some deep and not-so-deep conversations. CAST NEEDED: Cass - Female, Latina, 20s-30s; Oscar - Male, Latino, 20s-30s; Cass's Mom - Female, Latina, 40s-50s. Roles are Unpaid. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to c.nieto.doss@gmail.com

 WORKSHOP: In these unique classes crafted for the experienced actor, we cover a variety of techniques that will up your game, especially now that auditioning has gone virtual and is even more competitive. Sara Gaston’s On-Going Tuesday Advanced Scene Study class using techniques from Harold Guskin’s book “How to Stop Acting” with a focus on INTENTIONS runs January 11th - January 25th. Scene Study & Audition Technique using Shurleff’s Guideposts from “Audition” starts February 1st. To learn more about Sara, the class & her student success stories, or how to register, please visit http://www.saragaston.com/classes-2/ or e-mail sara@ytbuff.com