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Updated February 26, 2024

 

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JOB:  Texcam, Inc., Houston’s premiere rental house for cameras, lighting and grip equipment for over 30 years, has an immediate opening for a full time (Mon-Fri, 8:30A-5:30P) position as Warehouse Associate. Candidates must have knowledge of grip/lighting equipment and its functions, check that all equipment is in good working order, check in orders with accuracy and test equipment, have a valid driver’s license and be willing to get CDL with air brake endorsement to drive company vehicles, have mechanical aptitude to perform minor/mid-level repairs, do general preventative maintenance on all gear, have reliable transportation, be able to load and unload trucks, have general knowledge of computers to work with rental program. Please email resumes to info@texcam.com

CREW CALL: Nexo Latino Inc. is seeking Crew for half-hour HTV TV Show Nexo Latino. Synopsis: Nexo Latino (Latin Nexus), the groundbreaking Spanish-language television series dedicated to empowering Hispanic entrepreneurs, is set to make its highly anticipated debut on HTV, the City of Houston Government Channel. The show promises to provide a platform for business success stories, invaluable resources, and cutting-edge technology tools tailored specifically for the thriving Hispanic business community. Crew Needed: Bilingual Production Assistant. Crew Position is Unpaid. Please send resume/inquiries to mbracamontes2005@gmail.com

CREW CALL: The Texas Southern University (TSU) Film Club is seeking Crew for student short film CUPIDITY scheduled to shoot in Houston in Spring 2024. Synopsis: An eager, beautiful young woman fights for a voice in a lustful patriarchal society. Crew Needed: Prop Master, Lighting/Gaffer, Location Manager, and Costume Designer. Crew Positions are Unpaid. Please submit resume/reel/inquiries to gomez19casting@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Vicky Boone Casting is seeking Cast for Netflix series MO Season 2 shooting March/April in Houston area. Synopsis: Mo Najjar who straddles the line between two cultures, three languages and "a ton of bullshit." The fictional Mo is a Palestinian refugee living one step away from asylum on the path to U.S. citizenship. Cast Needed: LITTLE MO - This character is a Middle Eastern boy, aged 4yo-8yo, between 4ft-4'6", who has a similar resemblance to Comedian Mo Amer. Role is Paid, SAG-AFTRA TV Scale. Please email the following information (name, age, height, parent/guardian name, parent/guardian phone+email, two recent photos (one full body, one close up), and city you live in) with Subject Line LITTLE MO to tvfilmsubmissions@vickyboonecasting.com

CASTING CALL: Vicky Boone Casting is seeking Nigerian women, age 50-65, to play Nick's mom in Netflix comedy series “MO” Season 2. Acting experience a plus, but not required. GINIKA- This character is a Nigerian female, 50-65, Nick’s Mom, a very spiritual woman, passionate and strict. Role is Paid, SAG-AFTRA TV Scale. The role shoots 1-2 days this spring in/around Houston. Interested women should send e-mail with Subject Heading: "MO - MOM" and provide name, phone, email, city they live in, plus photos to tvfilmsubmissions@vickyboonecasting.com

CASTING CALL: Season 2 of Netflix Series MO, shooting March 6th - April 26th in the Houston area, is accepting submissions for Background Extras. Extras must have either a valid Student ID, a vaild Texas ID, or a valid Texas Drivers License. Background Extra Roles are Paid. Please email Subject: MO S2 EXTRA, Full Name, Contact Number, and Current City of Residence to moextrasbacasting@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Burned Out Studios and G Sharp Productions are seeking Cast for short film “She Loves Her John” scheduled to shoot in Beaumont, Texas mid-March 2024. Synopsis: The story is about redemption, the feelings that arise after betrayal, and the thoughts of moving forward. Cast Needed: Female late 20s to early 30s, Hispanic/Latina, attractive, athletic/physically fit; Male late 20s to early 30s, attractive, athletic/physically fit, any ethnicity. In person audition is on Saturday January 20th in Houston. Roles are Paid. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to gsharpproductions@hotmail.com

CASTING CALL: Sprinkler Warehouse is casting two roles for a 4-day Heritage Safety Video shoot between February 19th and March 15th in Katy, TX. Synopsis: This is an industrial safety video that will highlight the dangers of a lack of safety awareness. It will feature the comedic adventures of 2 accident prone characters. Cast Needed: Dirk - Male, 20-50yo, clueless warehouse worker who causes accidents due to his lack of attention; Lucky - Male, 20-40yo, hapless victim of all Dirk’s poor choices, this actor must be able to perform simple stunts such as slips, trips and falls. Previous stunt work required. Roles are Paid. Please submit headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to video@sprinklerwarehouse.com

CASTING CALL: Sprinkler Warehouse is casting a recurring role of Industrial Web Video Host in Houston for a how-to web series. Cast Needed: 20-60yo Male or Female, ideal candidate will be friendly and charismatic. Teleprompter skills a must. Recurring role will work 1-2 days per month. Role is Paid. To submit audition video please visit https://www.sprinklerwarehouse.com/video-audition

CASTING CALL: Kyra Boldrighini is seeking Cast for independent LGBTQ short film MARIMBA TWO scheduled to shoot in Houston in Spring 2024. Synopsis: On the night of their last high school concert, two young lovers cope with their diverging futures after one lover secretly invites the other's unapproving parents. Cast Needed: Cam - Male or Female, 18yo, a charming slacker who finds purpose in building a future around their partner, Noel; Noel - Male or Female, 18yo, an ambitious people-pleaser with immense musical talent and demanding parents. Roles are Paid. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to kjbold@gmail.com or visit https://www.backstage.com/casting/marimba-two-2737964/

CASTING CALL: A Tone Productions is seeking Cast for independent feature film Debts of the Heart scheduled to begin filming March 16th in Houston. Synopsis: Calista’s mother confesses that she lied about her father’s death, but he is in fact alive and a multi-millionaire, planning an arranged wedding between his best friend’s son, and the only daughter he’s known, Calista’s half-sister. Cast Needed: Calista Woods - Lead, Black, 20-29 yrs, slim-medium, 5ft6-5ft8; Kara Anderson - BFF, Black, 20-29 yrs, slim-medium, 5ft6-5ft8. Roles are Paid. Please send headshot/reel/resume/inquiries to debts.ot.hearts@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Black Genius Ent is seeking cast for feature film “Will” scheduled to shoot in Houston, Tx in June 2024. Synopsis: This story is about a lifelong friendship between two black female soldiers that developed while deployed to Iraq. Cast Needed: Female early 20s to late 20s, Black/African American attractive, athletic real city girl. Female early 20s to late 20s, Black/ African American, southern bell at heart. Female late 40s, Black/African American, Mother, wife of military man, flirty. Female late 40s, Black/African American, Mother, recently divorced, successful therapist. Female 18-25, Black/ African American, younger sister/ cheerleader. In person audition will be held in Houston March 8-10th. Roles are paid. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to Blackgeniusent2@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: A Houston Community College student short film is seeking Cast for THE BOX scheduled to shoot March 29-31 in Houston. Synopsis: A man finds a mysterious box while searching for his sister in a post-apocalyptic world. Cast Needed: Sam - Male Lead, 18-23yo, 5’7”-5’9”, paranoid and skittish, on a journey to reunite with his sister; Emily - Female, 18-22yo, apocalypse survivor, Sam’s younger sister; Derrick - Male, 30s, 6’+, robust, Southern drawl; 3 Zombies - Non-speaking, must be comfortable with make-up and choreography. Roles are Unpaid. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to TheBoxHCCShortFilm@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Wall To Wall Media is casting USA based families for new TV show The American Dream. Synopsis: Does your family love American History? Is your family interested in a time traveling adventure? Have you got what it takes to overcome the challenges of the past? We are looking for fun American families to step back to the 1950s then travel forward in time on an exciting new series for a major U.S.A. Network. For complete information and to apply please visit https://www.walltowall.co.uk/casting/1492/the-american-dream

WORKSHOP: Presented in partnership with Fresh Arts, Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts presents The Art of Taxes 2024 webinar on WED2/28, 6:30P (CST), designed to walk artists/filmmakers through tax returns. $FREE. For complete information and to register please visit https://talarts.org/the-art-of-taxes-2024/

WORKSHOP: Captiv Studios presents The World of Red Cinema, a hands-on, interactive, all-day workshop led by Brandon Washington on Saturday March 2nd. The one-day event includes - RED Cameras Broken Down, Guest Speaker: RED as a Tool, The Versatility of RED, Lunch, Hands On Workshop, Closing Remarks, Mixer. For complete information and to register please visit https://www.captivstudios.com/world-of-red

WORKSHOP: Houston Community College is offering a Fundraising for Indie Film workshop over four (4) Saturdays in April (6th, 13th, 20th, 27th) 10A-2P at HCC Alief-Hayes Campus. Synopsis: A 4-week fundraising course focused on strategizing, developing pitch materials and fundraising assets while learning what tools are available and best practices in using them. Guided by award-winning filmmaker, Houston-based Jenny Waldo, who successfully crowdfunded several times for her projects, including her debut feature film Acid Test, which premiered at the 2021 Austin Film Festival. For more informatio and to register please visit https://hcc.idloom.events/film-fundraising-for-indie-filmspring2

WORKSHOP: The Houston Film Commission's 'first Thursdays' monthly short film screening & filmmaker mixer is Thursday March 7th, 8:00P-10:00P on the back patio of Brasil Houston. $FREE to attend, 18yo+. For complete information please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/749500657112871/ or https://www.eventbrite.com/e/first-thursdays-37-short-films-tickets-842734380217

WORKSHOP: Jeff "Dock" Dockweiler from Los Angeles holds monthly weekend classes in Houston. With years of experience and success in Hollywood audition rooms and on sets all around the world, his unique approach to the understanding of story structure has proven instrumental in the success of a star-studded client list. His class is a 2 day back to back class (18yo and older). Class is limited in size. To join class you must first have a conversation with Dock via zoom. Upcoming class weekends are: SAT2/17 & SUN2/18, SAT3/16 & SUN3/17, SAT4/20 & SUN4/21, SAT5/18 & SUN5/19, and SAT6/22 & SUN6/23. For more information and to register email coachdock@gmail.com

WORKSHOP: Acting Coach Crystal Martinez presents a new Tuesday night Commercial/Improv Acting Class (OGAC) in a new Montrose location in Houston. Commercial class using current commercial audition request that are heavily based in improv and how to create a unique audition that hits all of the points the audition requests. Improv scenarios that help to build confidence on camera no matter what you confront in your audition. For complete information and to register please e-mail ogaccm@gmail.com or visit https://www.ogaccm.com/

WORKSHOP: John Lansch has helped actors from all types of acting styles, practices and theories, to sharpen their auditioning skills and understand what it takes to book a job. Adult Classes: Tuesday evenings 6:00P - 9:00P, Thursday afternoons Noon - 3:00P. Teen Class (12-17yo): Saturday afternoons 1:30P - 3:30P. Kid Class: Saturday mornings 8:00A - 11:00A. For complete information and to register please visit https://johnlansch.com/

 

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