Cast & Crew Calls


Updated March 17, 2023


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Crew Calls

Casting Calls


CREW CALL: Independent feature film ICK is seeking Crew for a shoot scheduled June 2023 in the greater Houston area. Synopsis: A former HS star quarterback, reduced to Custodian by injury, must save prom 20 years later from an alien zombie invasion. Crew Needed: Key Grip, Grip/Electric Swing, Location Manager, 2nd Asst Director, 2nd Asst Camera, Art Assistants, Costume Assistants, Production Assistants, Techno Crane, Drone, DIT and AVID Assistant Editor. Looking for Houston area locals. Crew Positions are Paid (SAG modified low budget scale). Please write the position you are applying for in the Subject Line and e-mail your resume/reel/links/inquiries to

CREW CALL: V Film Productions is seeking an Editor and Assistant Editor (Premiere Pro) in The Woodlands or Houston area for a comedy short film. Synopsis: A shy introvert filmmaker is trying to navigate through a challenging social situation also known as a film festival. Crew Positions are Paid. Please submit resume/reel/inquiries to

CREW CALL: RayTaylor Films is seeking Crew for student short film LOGAN scheduled to shoot FRI4/14 - SUN4/16 in Houston. Synopsis: Logan, a transgender man, goes back in time to talk to his pre-transitioned self. Crew Needed: Gaffer, Sound Mixer, Boom Operator, 2 Production Assistants. Crew Positions are Unpaid. Please submit resume/reel/inquiries to

CREW CALL: Affinity Weddings TV is seeking Crew for spec TV series "The Black Wedding Market" scheduled to shoot in Houston February - April. Synopsis: Houston Texas at the store fronts of the participating vendors, and the Season finale of the wedding at Signature Manor. Crew Needed: Producer. Crew Position is Unpaid (*Points upon TV show sale). Please submit resume/reel/inquiries to

CASTING CALL: SAG-AFTRA independent feature film KID C, scheduled to film in Houston summer 2023, is seeking Cast. Cast Needed: Lee - Female, 10 years old, Chinese. Lee is playful, creative, and compassionate; John - Male, 10 years old, Black. John is kind, perceptive, and loyal. Performers of all experience levels encouraged to submit. No acting experience or training is necessary to submit. For complete information, parents/legal guardians and can email

CASTING CALL: Ray Taylor Films is seeking Crew for student short film LOGAN scheduled to shoot FRI4/14 - SUN4/16 in Houston. Synopsis: Logan, a transgender man, goes back in time to talk to his pre-transitioned self. Cast Needed: Logan - Lead, Adult male, 25-35 years of age, any ethnicity, this character is a transgender character. Transgender actors preferred but all actors are welcome to apply; Young Logan - Supporting, Teenage female, 14-17 years of age, ethnicity to match adult Logan; Elaine/Christian - Supporting, Male or female, 25-35 years of age, any ethnicity. Roles are Unpaid. Please submit headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to

CASTING CALL: Scriptsmith Filmworks is seeking Cast for two short films The Window Washer (shooting March 31) and The Big Tipper (shooting April 30). The Window Washer synopsis: When unemployed layabout Tim and his wife Meg quarrel in a cafe, the window washer decides to get in on the action as well. Cast Needed: Caucasian  actor to play Tim (mid-20’s to early 30’s) and cafe extras. The Big Tipper synopsis: Smug day-trader Mike Smith falls for a Mexican restaurant waitress, but his little joke, meant to impress her, backfires badly, to say the least. Cast Needed: Mike, fellow day-traders Nick and Roger, all 20’s-mid 30’s. Roles are Paid. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to

CASTING CALL: Matthew Owens Films is seeking participants for independent short documentary "Quarter Life Crisis Doc" scheduled to shoot in the Houston area April 2023. Synopsis: When life proves to be harder than expected, several 20-something adults struggle through life decisions, job fatigue, relationship changes, and overall desperation for a driving purpose to keep them going. Participants Needed: Males/Females, 20s, must have at least attended a college. Participants are Unpaid. Please submit contact info, age, sex, and what part of Houston you live in to

CASTING CALL: Emergence Arts is seeking Cast for independent feature film EAT THEIR GOLD scheduled to shoot in Houston the first quarter of 2023. Synopsis: Told in the span of one day, we follow a broke traveler that gets stuck on the streets of Houston, plunged into an underground world of gangsters and a cult-like homeless camp. Cast Needed: Eric - Lead, Male, 18-30, any ethnicity. Eric is in his mid-twenties, handsome in a dangerous way, desperate yet charming; Amanda - Lead, Female, 18-30, any ethnicity. Amanda lives on the street and stays in a Homeless camp that is part cult. Amanda is beautiful, save her lack of care for her appearance and hard life leading to an embodiment of nihilism; Ish - Lead, Male, 18-40, Black / African Descent. A deadly hitman for the Houston mob, he's stoic and hard, a man of few words. Roles are Paid. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to

WORKSHOP: Upward Artistry and Shoot Your Shot offer a free Content Creation Workshop on Saturday March 18th, 11:00AM - 2:00PM at Future Stars of Houston. With the use of Future Stars of Houston's built-in art installations, walls of vibrant color, and video spaces, this specialized workshop will be sure to bring out your expanded skills as a content creator all within the usage of your phone. To register please visit

WORKSHOP: Sara Gaston teaches the tools you need to ace commercial auditions including the different types of commercials, the different acting styles within the genre, the bite and smile, the ‘hero’ pose, and more. In addition to being a veteran performer herself, Sara has coached students & clients for film, television, commercials, and stage. The Commercial Audition workshop is Saturday March 25th, 11A - 2:00P. For more information and to register please visit

WORKSHOP: A Basic Introduction to Voice Over for Beginners will be held on Saturday, March 25th  from 1:00P - 5:00P. Basic techniques, students get lots of practice and constructive criticism. Covers commercials, industrial narration and audio books. Strictly limited to 6 students for a good student-teacher ratio. Plus discussion of getting an agent, making a demo, home studios, marketing and more. Discount for early enrollment. Contact John Wesley Downey at for more information and to reserve a space or visit

WORKSHOP: Houston Community College presents a 4 Week Continuing Education "Acting For Film" Workshop beginning Wednesday April 5th 7P-10P and every Wednesday evening thru April 26th at Alief-Hayes Campus. For additional information and to register e-mail or visit

WORKSHOP: Dominion Films offering two in-depth (virtual) workshops: 1) Sunday March 22nd: Production Assistant - This course is designed to train participants for real world work on reality shows, documentaries, feature films, live broadcast, music videos, streaming and corporate productions, etc., beginning at the ground level. 2) Sunday April 2nd: COVID Compliance Assistant Certification - This course is designed to train entertainment industry personnel to assist in safety and COVID-19 compliance. Participants will learn best practices and protocols for supporting the COVID Compliance Officer and/or Health and Safety Team on film, TV and live productions. For complete information and to register please visit

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

WORKSHOP: SWAMP presents the 2023 Young Filmmakers Summer Camp, a three-week intensive workshop (July 12th–30th) designed for creatives age 12yo+. 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 15 per session and implementing CDC guidelines. For complete information and to register, please visit


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