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Updated May 20, 2022

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JOB: The 48 Hour Film Project is seeking a Houston City Producer. The producer position is a great opportunity for someone who would like to gain valuable experience running a city in a worldwide film competition and festival, organize cool and exciting events and screenings for filmmakers, make contacts and help cultivate the local film community, and be a key component of one of the largest and most respected network of filmmakers and producers around the world. The producer position has flexible hours that can supplement your existing employment or freelance work. For complete information and to apply, please visit https://48hourfilm.zohorecruit.com/jobs

CREW CALL: Gild, an Austin-based production company, is seeking Crew for a series of a family-driven videos scheduled to shoot May 23rd - 27th in the Houston and The Woodlands/Conroe areas. Synopsis: A series of a family-driven videos with a pro-life message aimed at men for a non-profit organization. Crew Needed: Cinematographer, Assistant Camera, Gaffer, DIT, Art Director, HUMA, Wardrobe, Production Assistants, and Covid Compliance. Crew Positions are Paid. Please send resume/reel/rates/inquiries to marc@gild.tv

CREW CALL: Ray Taylor Films is seeking Crew for student short film THE DINNER PARTY scheduled to shoot May 27th - May 30th in Humble, TX. Synopsis: A nod to Jonathan Lynn’s 1985 Clue, The Dinner Party is a mystery-comedy about 10 strangers who all show up to a mansion for a dinner party and once they are there, they find out that the only way out of the house is to reveal a secret. Unfortunately, this secret will change their lives forever if it gets out. Crew Needed: Boom Operator - Will be apart of the sound department and will report to the sound mixer; Production Assistant (PA) - Will be apart of the PA department and report to the 1st AD, script supervisor, or the head of any department they are assigned to; Behind The Scenes (BTS) Photographer - Will be apart of the PA department and will report to 1st AD or director, will be in charge of obtaining behind the scenes photo and video throughout the weekend. Crew Positions are Unpaid (film credit and food provided). Please send resume/reel/inquiries to r.long1@lafilm.edu

CREW CALL: Exl Films is seeking Crew for a Web Series Pilot scheduled to shoot May 28th. Synopsis: Casting and seeking crew for a pilot for the upcoming series, "Houmans. " a character-driven comedy with drama genre elements. The series presents a modern coming of age story reflecting current cultural shifts as the characters in their late 20s and 30s confront the reality that extended-adolescence still comes to an end. Crew Needed: 1st AC, Sound, Gaffer, Grip, Set Decoration, Hair & Makeup, Production Assistants. Crew positions are Unpaid. Please apply here: https://forms.gle/jYwEwTfGECZFmzWUA

CASTING CALL: Echobend Films is seeking cast for a short film scheduled for July & August 2022. Synopsis: Amelia is alone and in need. She is desperately trying to remember all of those life lessons her father would teach her when she was too young to understand. Cast needed: Female ages 18-22. Roles are Paid. Please send headshot/resume/reel to info@echobendfilms.com by May 27, 2022.

CASTING CALL:Gild, an Austin-based production company, is seeking Crew for a series of a family-driven videos scheduled to shoot May 23rd - 27th in the Houston and The Woodlands/Conroe areas. Synopsis: A series of a family-driven videos with a pro-life message aimed at men for a non-profit organization. Cast Needed: Adult Male (60 years old), Adult Male (25 years old), Adult Males and Females (30 years old), Adult Males and Females (35-40 years old), Child Males and Child Females (5 years old), Child Female (Toddler), and Child Male (Toddler and Newborn, should look similar as it's the same character). Roles are Paid. Talent will work one day. Please submit headshot/resume/demo to Marc Isaacs marc@gild.tv by Wednesday May 4th.

CASTING CALL: Seeking Cast for Health Insurance Company scheduled for June 11th -13th. Synopsis: Commercial will portray highs and lows of being a parent. Real parents and kids' stories about your actual lives. Cast Needed: Adults 20s-50s, kids 0-15. Includes single parent with one child or large multi-generational families. Mix of all backgrounds and ethnicities, sexual orientations, and living situations. Single parents, family members with disabilities, same sex couples, all ethnicities, unique character and quirks are a good thing. Also looking for twins (kids or babies). Kid with recent injury who will be in a cast during our filming is fine, kids with loose teeth or gaps in teeth. Parents who are first generation immigrants to America. Athletic mom with a talent for a specific sport, especially if she doesn’t look athletic, ideally soccer. 5-10yr old who can do kickflips or difficult skateboard or scooter tricks. Teens with colored hair/unique styles. Roles are Paid. Must contact casting director via email. Very important to follow directions subject line of email. Your ethnicity, number of family members, category ( i. E. Twins, same sex, skateboard etc. In the email please describe yourself and family and pets, and if you fit any of the above listed in bold categories. Please make it easy for me to contact you. Your cell or email and name. Please send headshot/resume/inquiries to mustangcasting1@gmail.com.

CASTING CALL: Seven Eight Seven Productions is seeking Cast for a monthly live online shopping stream in Sugar Land, TX. Looking for a Live TV Show Host / Brand Ambassador with a passion in the home fragrance world, home decor and DIY, that has a naturally likable personality, can connect to an audience, and has very good onstage presence. As well as someone who is savy on social media and be a face of a brand. Cast Needed: Female, any ethnicity, 28yo - 40yo. Role is Paid (can grow into full time position). Please e-mail resume/reel/social links/inquiries to info@SevenEightSevenPro.com.

CASTING CALL: Redefining Creations is seeking Cast for a Music Video scheduled for May 21st. Synopsis: An intimate setting, getting home from a night out, things start to get sensual, club/night out attire, that will be taken off (no full nudity) will end in lingerie/top and bottom undergarments. Cast Needed: 2-3 female leads. Roles are Unpaid. Please send headshot/resume/inquiries to unique.exposure.jr@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Exl Films is seeking Cast for a Web Series Pilot scheduled for May 28th. Synopsis: Casting and seeking crew for a pilot for the upcoming series, "Houmans. " a character-driven comedy with drama genre elements. The series presents a modern coming of age story reflecting current cultural shifts as the characters in their late 20s and 30s confront the reality that extended-adolescence still comes to an end. Cast Needed: Latino male 10-13, Latino and Asian males 30s-40s, Caucasian females 10-30s, Latina females mid-late 40s, all 18-45. Roles are Unpaid. Please apply here: https://forms.gle/qRg7i2frGcDb62Nh7

CASTING CALL: Cryptic Hero Studios is seeking Cast for short film DEATH BY DAYLIGHT scheduled to shoot for 4 Days in June in Brenhamm/Bellville, TX. Synopsis: The death of a black market salesman leads an unlikely duo to dispose of the body. Cast Needed: Lead - Male, late 20’s early 30’s. African American; Supporting - Female, late 20’s, Any Ethnicity; Supporting - Male, Late 20’s, Any Ethnicity; Supporting - Males Any Ethnicity, Early 30’s. Roles are Unpaid. Please send headshot/resume/reel to Deathbydaylightfilm@gmail.com.

CASTING CALL: Have you always suspected your family may not be telling the whole truth? Naked, a Fremantle label, have teamed up with a Major US Network and we are looking for people who would be willing to undergo DNA testing in order to solve a lifelong mystery for a brand-new docuseries. Do you think you were switched at birth? Do you think your mother or father has been hiding away a secret family? Do you think you could be the secret heir to a fortune? If this sounds familiar and you are interested please email dna@nkdtv.com and briefly outline what your DNA question would be and a member of the team will be in touch. All applicants must be over the age of 18 and a US citizen. You will need to have a legitimate DNA mystery which can only be solved through DNA testing. Due to a high number of applications received, we are unable to respond to everyone. Participants are Unpaid. 

WORKSHOP : SWAMP presents Filmmaker Jenny Waldo offering a “Film Funding Workshop” that will cover various forms of crowdfunding including the various platforms, fiscal sponsorships and grant funding on Saturday May, 14th, 9:00am - 4:00pm. For complete information and to register, please visit https://www.swamp.org/events/film-funding-workshop-with-jenny-waldo-2

WORKSHOP: WGA Screenwriter Tom Vaughan is offering a "Perfecting The Logline" online mini-course on how to write concise, compelling loglines that get people excited to read your screenplay. After this mini-course, you will understand why they're so important and how to use that to your advantage and how to structure out a logline and know how to validate your whole project with them before you even start outlining. Free for a limited time only. https://courses.storyandplot.com/p/perfecting-the-logline

WORKSHOP: In these Tuesday 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. You can join any time but the next 4-week session starts May 24th. To learn more about Sara, the class & her student success stories, or how to register, please visit:  http://www.Saragaston.com/classes-2/.

WORKSHOP: SWAMP presents the 2022 Young Filmmakers Summer Camp, a three-week intensive workshop (July 11th–29th) designed for creatives age 13yo-18yo. Through a combination of lectures, hands-on exercises, guest speakers, discussions, and workshops, campers will form a basic understanding of the production process, from conceptualization to post-production, and transform their ideas into proper screenplays and short films of their own. This year we are limiting camps to a maximum of 20 per session and implementing CDC guidelines. For complete information and to register, please visit https://www.swamp.org/events/young-filmmakers-bootcamp-all-3-weeks