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Updated April 10, 2021

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Crew Calls

Casting Calls

Workshops


CREW CALL: The Storyhive is seeking a full-time professional, motivated, creative Video Producer with 5 years experience in Scripting, Project Management, and Video Production, who can take a video project from conceptualization to completion. The ideal candidate can interview executives in offices, children in schools and energy workers at refineries. The ability to quickly write engaging scripts is essential. Must be able to juggle several projects, multitask and work in diverse environments on deadline. Candidate must know how to tell a story, and need little direction. For complete information please visit https://www.indeed.com/job/video-producer-78382dddde6151f5

CREW CALL: Faith Productions is seeking Crew for short film YOU SAID scheduled to shoot April 27-29 in Houston. Synopsis: Sasha, an amazing  African American songwriter, finds herself. Despite her parents' (especially her dad's) repeated attempts to dissuade her, she moved out West to pursue her dream of songwriting. It was going okay for awhile, but the last few months have been rough, and LA is not cheap. COVID has dried up even the side hustles she was working to keep the lights on. Staring at her own fear of failure, it feels like God has let her down. Crew Needed: Cinematographer, Editor. Positions are Paid (low budget). Please submit resume/reel/inquiries to faithproductions@gmail.com

CREW CALL: J-50 Entertainment is seeking CREW for Ultra-Low-Budget, SAG-AFTRA, faith-based, feature film "The Prodigal Son", scheduled to shoot in Houston in April 2021. Crew Needed: Script Supervisor (Non-union), Gaffer (Non-union), First Assistant Camera (Non-union), and Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) (Non-union). Positions are Paid, low-budget independent film rates. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to creatingfilms7@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Blast! Films is casting a show for a major US network that follows the lives of "Overlanders". Are you traveling America in a 4x4, RV, truck, bus, or van? Are you migrating across America searching for artifacts and treasures? Or maybe you are designing and selling your clothing line from the back of your truck? Blast! Films is casting across America for experienced nomadic truck-loving off-roading adventurers and their wheeled tiny homes. This exciting new TV show will feature seasoned adventurers who are currently or about to embark on a life on the open road capturing the off-beat and extraordinary situations unique to you and your truck. If you are a trucking pioneer and turned their back on suburban living, making money on the road and traveled to where very few have ventured before; we want to hear from you. For complete information and to apply visit https://www.blastfilmscasting.com

CASTING CALL: Elmore Vision Entertainment is seeking Featured Extras and Extras for GUTTER feature film scheduled to shoot in Houston April 16th thru May 2nd. Synopsis: After a lifetime of poverty, GUTTER realizes that the only way to survive in this world is by embracing the drug infested environment around him. Roles: RED (Featured Extra)- 20-30yo, Indigenous/Mixed Ethnicity/white female, beautiful, fit & curvy like J Lo, Kim Kardashian, or Amber Rose, popular lady of the night (hooker); LADIES OF THE NIGHT - 18-35yo, females, all ethnicities, these ladies may be cast in scenes for the EXTRAS role of street walkers, club goers, drug buyers/users or friends; ARMED GUARDS - 18-40yo, all ethnicities male or female, employees of Lady Jay the Drug Boss; EXTRAS - role for armed guards providing security for Jay City, Lady Jay's drug warehouse, workers packaging or selling drugs to users.; MEN OF THE NIGHT - 18-35yo, male, all ethnicities, these men may be cast in scenes for the EXTRA roles of pimps, club/party goers, drug buyers/users or friends.; ORDERLIES - 25-40yo, male or female, all ethnicities, two orderlies that work in the rehabilitation center that Jewel will be admitted. Roles are Unpaid. Let production know days of availability between April 16th - May 2nd and send current headshot/body shot/resume/reel/inquiries to gutterthemovie@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Faith Productions is seeking Cast for short film YOU SAID scheduled to shoot April 27-29 in Houston. Synopsis: Sasha, an amazing  African American songwriter, finds herself. Despite her parents' (especially her dad's) repeated attempts to dissuade her, she moved out West to pursue her dream of songwriting. It was going okay for awhile, but the last few months have been rough, and LA is not cheap. COVID has dried up even the side hustles she was working to keep the lights on. Staring at her own fear of failure, it feels like God has let her down. Cast Needed: Sasha - black female 20s, MUST BE ABLE TO SING, struggling to keep the faith to hold it together. Role is Paid (low budget). Please submit headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to faithproductions@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Poise Film Productions is seeking Cast for OPERATION ZEUGUNG  short film tentatively scheduled for May 2021 production in the greater Houston area. Synopsis: In Nazi-Occupied Poland (1942), German teenager Stefan, aware of the atrocities committed by his father, must keep a secret that can cost him his life. Cast Needed: Captain Scholz - 30-40yo, light brown/blonde hair, tall, Nazi captain; Young Lady - 18-20yo, pale, dark hair. Compensation is TBD. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to operationzeugungthemovie@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Brilliant Women In Film (BWIF) is seeking Cast for short film "Souvenir" scheduled to shoot April 17th-18th in Houston. Synopsis: A masked man terrorizes vulnerable, single women in the city of Houston until he meets match. CAST NEEDED: Angel - Female, early 20s, African American, confident attention seeker. Kita - Female, mid 20s, African American, friendly, highly sensitive, must be able to cry. Candice - Female, mid 20s, any ethnicity. Saadiq – Male, mid 20s, African American, attractive, nerdy engineer. Detective John – Male, mid 50s, any ethnicity, compassionate. Kita’s Mom – Female, mid 50s, African American, warm, nurturing. Kita’s Dad – Male, mid 50s, African American, protective, affectionate. Attacker 1 – Male, early 40s, any ethnicity, muscular, intimidating. Attacker 2 – Male, early 30s, any ethnicity, menace, arm tattoos. Attacker 3 - Late 30s, any ethnicity, creepy, scary. Some Roles are Paid, Some roles are Unpaid. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to souvenirmovie2021@gmail.com

WORKSHOP: WGA Screenwriter Tom Vaughan is offering three online screenwriting workshops. The Structure Workshop is April 10th, Improving The Read on April 24th, and Idea to Outline will be May 8th. For complete information and to register please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/o/story-and-plot-9800467387

WORKSHOP: Acting Coach Crystal Martinez presents 2021 Tips From the Pros on Acting In-Person/Zoom Hybrid Workshop on Sunday, May 2nd 9:00A - 5:00P. The purpose of the workshop is to give actors relevant tips that can be applied immediately to their careers to help them develop a career path and achievable goals. Special guest speakers include Casting Director Beth Sepko, Agents from Pastorini Bosby/Spark Talent/Boysen Talent, Publicist Nina Hargis, DP Larry McKee, and more. For complete information and to register please visit https://www.theogac.life/