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Updated July 23, 2021

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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 inquiries and resumes to info@texcam.com or call 713-524-2774

JOB: The Storyhive is seeking a professional, motivated and creative Camera Operator/Editor who can take a video project from conceptualization to completion. The ideal candidate can shoot, light and edit. Must be able to juggle several projects and edit in diverse working conditions (on location, on the road and with clients). Candidate must know how to tell a story and need little direction. Photography skills are a plus. At least four years of video production experience required. Being bilingual (French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, etc.) helps. For complete information please visit this link

CREW CALL: Punjamean Martin is seeking CREW for independent feature horror film POOR HERMAN scheduled to shoot in Houston October 17th through October 24th. Synopsis: Four friends enter a home without an invitation and must find a way out when the deranged homeowner wants them to stay. CREW NEEDED: Special Effects Makeup Artist good with burn makeup and gore. Position is Paid. Please submit resume/reel/inquiries to punjamean@aol.com

CREW CALL: Graz Sinda Productions is seeking Crew for scene from independent feature film TAKE ME THERE scheduled to shoot August 20th-21st in greater Houston area. Synopsis: An orphaned boy grows up to become one of the most powerful men in Hollywood. But at what cost?. Crew Needed: Production Manager, On-Location Sound, Line Producer, Gaffer, Stunt/Fight Coordinator. All positions are Paid. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to Chris Helton at chris@grazsinda.com

CREW CALL: Black Revel Productions is seeking Crew for independent feature film "Cryptic Triptych" scheduled to shoot Fall 2021 in Houston. Synopsis: An art horror anthology featuring 3 short pieces: "Adoratum Technica", a modern take on the Pygmalion myth, with a focus on AI; "The Sound of Her Voice", a young goth kid struggles with his overbearing mother; and "Graybeard", loosely based on the child-killing serial killer Albert Fish. Crew Needed: Cinematographers: preferably 3 (each to do 1 segment), GafferGrip, Camera Assistant, Audio Recordist, PA, Sets/Props, Wardrobe/Makeup Artist, Score Composer/Soundtrack Mastering (post position). Crew Positions are Paid. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to info@blackrevel.com

CASTING CALL: Adversavvy Digital Marketing is seeking a Model/Spokeswoman for a North Houston Auto Dealership. Cast Needed: Model/Spokewoman will speak simple scripts about vehicles for weekly video posts on social media. The Role is Paid. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to info@adversavvy.com

CASTING CALL: Punjamean Martin is seeking CAST for independent horror feature film POOR HERMAN scheduled to shoot in Houston October 17th through October 24th. Synopsis: Four friends enter a home without an invitation and must find a way out when the deranged homeowner wants them to stay. CAST NEEDED: Black male - 20s to 40s, at least 6'2 tall, can be soft spoken; Black female - 50s to 60s, mean and nasty attitude; Hispanic Female - 20s to 30s; White female - 20s to 30s; Black Female - 20s to 30s, thick or curvy girl; Black Female - 20s to 30s, dark skinned; White Male - 20s to 50s, over-the-top personality. Roles are Paid. Please submit headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to punjamean@aol.com

CASTING CALL: Independent short film CALL GIRL is seeking Cast for a shoot scheduled for July 30th-31st (Rehearsals 7/24-25) in Sugar Land/Houston. Synopsis: After finding out his wife of 10 years is not who he thought she was, John decides to end it all until he receives a knock at his motel door that changes his life. CAST NEEDED: JOHN - Male, 25-late 30s, any ethnicity, loyal husband/father until he finds out about his wife’s infidelity; WIFE - Female, 25-late 30s, any ethnicity, John’s wife, this role in the film is a VO role, however we still ask that you are available for the shoot dates to be able to act with our lead; WIFE’s LOVER - Male, 20s-40s, any ethnicity, this role in the film is a VO role, however we still ask that you are available for the shoot dates to be able to act with our lead. Roles are Unpaid. To request audition sides, please email headshot/resume/reel to callgirlfilm@gmail.com include in subject line “CALL GIRL - ROLE NAME”

CASTING CALL: Young Blue Productions is seeking cast for WHITESHOES short film scheduled to shoot in Houston Summer 2021. Cast Needed: Male - 33-42yo, White American, long blond hair, blue eyes, facial beard; Male - 38-45yo, Black American, Worldly, basic, blue collar looking, humble means; Male: 16yo, Black American; Female - 16yo, Black American, petite, curly hair. Roles are Paid (Flat Rate). Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to whiteshoesshortfilm@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Independent short film TIMES LIKE THESE is seeking Cast for a shoot scheduled for fall 2021 in Houston. Synopsis: Sara, a young school teacher, is forced to face the harsh reality of life when she loses everything overnight. Cast Needed: Dean - Male, 25yo, Caucasian, a charismatic and magnetic young man who earns good money from his corporate job which consumes most of his time; Sara - Dean's girlfriend is more family-oriented, whereas Dean is focused more on his career and enjoying his 20's. Roles are Unpaid. Please submit headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to shayanrajan25@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Independent short film RUIN FALLS is seeking Cast for a greater Houston/Austin area shoot the last week of September. Synopsis: Traumatized by the death of his father from an opioid overdose, a young teen confronts his best friend after discovering his emerging alcoholism. Cast Needed: Ethan (15 yrs)- Male, appears 14-17 years old, Ethan lost his father due to an opioid overdose when he was just ten years old, although five years have passed, he still feels responsible; Ethan (10 yrs) - Male, appears 10 -12 years old; Kyle Beckett (15 yrs) - Male, appears 14-17 years old, Kyle is training to make the track and field varsity team as a freshman, he spends his summers hunting with his dad and best friend; Kyle Beckett (10 yrs) - Male, appears 10 -12 years old; Clint - Male, appears 30-40 years old, Clint is Ethan's father, he is a veteran who now works as a handyman, he and his wife are raising Ethan in a humble, loving family, after years of struggling with alcoholism, he overdoses on opioids and dies; Claire Beckett - Female, appears 40-45 years old, Claire is Kyle’s mom, she was the track and field star at her high school and had dreams of competing in the Olympics however, after a battle with cancer, she gave up on her Olympic ambitions, she is now a middle school teacher. Roles are Unpaid. Please submit headshot/reel/resume/inquiries to ruinfalls@outlook.com and for complete information visit https://ruinfalls.com

CASTING CALL: Black Revel Productions is seeking Crew for independent feature film "Cryptic Triptych" scheduled to shoot Fall 2021 in Houston. Synopsis: An art horror anthology featuring 3 short pieces: "Adoratum Technica", a modern take on the Pygmalion myth, with a focus on AI; "The Sound of Her Voice", a young goth kid struggles with his overbearing mother; and "Graybeard", loosely based on the child-killing serial killer Albert Fish. Cast Needed: Adoratum Technica - Artist (Lead) an intense and passionate young man; Sculpture (Lead) an intense but cold young woman. The Sound of Her Voice - Son (Lead) a goth type teenage boy in high school; Mother (Lead) a middle aged, unkempt, nagging woman; Father (Supporting) a distant, middle aged business man. Graybeard - Grace (Lead) a young girl 10-12yo who fights heroically for her younger brother. Mother (Lead) a young mother 20s-40s who is frantically worried about her child; Billy (Lead) a young boy 6-8yo who gets kidnapped; Graybeard (Supporting) a haunting older gentleman 60-80yo; Neighbor (Supporting) another lady in the building whose son is missing 20s-40s; Father (Supporting) a young father 30s-40s who goes to find his son. Extras: 1 featured 6-8yo Boy; 2 policemen, male, middle-aged; 7 neighborhood residents (all ages). Roles are Paid. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to info@blackrevel.com

WORKSHOP: Actress Sara Gaston teaches on going Comedy Classes in Houston on Tuesday nights July 27th thru August 17th which explore the art and science of acting in sitcoms using the Leslie Kahn method. If you’ve always been curious about comedy, and if you want to laugh and learn while you up-level your acting skill, this class is for you. For complete information and to register please email sara@ytbuff.com or visit http://www.saragaston.com/classes-2/

WORKSHOP: Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP) monthly filmmaker mixer is on Tuesday,  July 27th, 7:00P-8:30P on Zoom. The SWAMP monthly Salon provides a networking opportunity for Houston filmmaker, students, and film enthusiasts. This month is an anonymous short film test screening and a Houston Media Source TV presentation by Roger Palomino explaining their resources for local filmmakers. For complete information please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1011578076313616