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Updated November 19, 2022

 

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JOB: South Coast Media Services is in search of a Houston-based Motion Graphics Designer/Assistant Video Editor who wants to learn and grow from one of the most experienced production teams in Houston. This job is for someone who is a visual storyteller, knows the latest trends in new media, and can quickly work back and forth between traditional and new media, working alongside an award-winning team to create content for top-tier brands and companies. Qualifications: Minimum 2+ years experience at broadcast TV station or at a corporate marketing/creative agency, motion/graphic design and video editing portfolio, Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects, and Audition), 3D modeling/animation (Cinema 4D/Blender), art school/design degree is a plus. This is a Full Time / Contract Position. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to hire@scfilmvideo.com

JOB: HTV Houston Television is seeking a Broadcast Engineer for the HTV studios at City Hall. The Broadcast Engineer will perform skilled technical tasks in the installation, maintenance and repair of the City's television facility including broadcast audio systems (Ex. Dante) servers, Mac/PC workstations as well as broadcast video. Qualifications: Two years of practical electronics work, practical electronics work experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis. For complete information and to apply please visit the following link (Job Number 29941) https://lnkd.in/gYKvNwFD

CREW CALL: Pink-Eye Pictures is seeking Crew for "Scenes from the life of a Demon-Hunter" student short film scheduled to shoot in late November in Houston. Synopsis: John, fueled with revenge, meets with a past lover, Lilith, to attempt to gain information on their boss for his last hunt. Crew Needed: Cinematographer. Crew Position is Paid. Please send resume/reel/inquiries to pinkeyepic20@gmail.com

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 production@emergencearts.com

CASTING CALL: SprinklerWarehouse.com is currently casting for the position of Video Host. Looking for someone friendly and charismatic to host educational and how-to type industrial videos for our online store. Ideal candidate will be handy with tools. Teleprompter skills including the ability to read technical jargon a must. 25 to 50 something, male. DIY/Contractor look preferred. On-going monthly recording dates both in studio and on-location. Sprinkler Warehouse Studios located in Cypress, TX near 1960 & 290. On-camera auditions by appointment only. Recurring Role is Paid. To schedule an on-camera audition please visit https://www.sprinklerwarehouse.com/video-audition

CASTING CALL: Goodfellow Films is seeking Cast for short film DEVIL'S FIRE scheduled to shoot in Houston between November 27th - December 11th. Synopsis: Charles is looking for answers. After the death of his mentor who was like a brother to him, he will stop at nothing to know the truth. Cast Needed: Male actors between 10yo-40yo. Roles are Paid. To submit headshot/resume/reel/inquiries, please visit https://goodfellowfilms.com/audition

CASTING CALL: Sprite Lee Productions is seeking Cast for short film BRUTALITY scheduled to shoot in Houston November 17th-20th. Synopsis: A cop kills a young adult for speeding through a stop sign. The film aims to start a conversation about systemic racism. Cast Needed: 2 Detectives Male or Females (Caucasian) Age 30+; 1 Cop Male (Black) Age 18-25; 2 Lawyers Male or Female (Caucasian) Age 30+; 1 News Anchor (Black) Age 20+; 1 Field Report (Black)  Age 20+; 1 Mother (Caucasian)  Age 40+; 1 Young Adult (Caucasian) Age 18-25; 10-20 Protesters Male or Female (Caucasian) Age 18-25; 1 Judge Male (Caucasian) Age 30+; 5 Cops Male or Female (Caucasian) Age 30+. Roles are Unpaid. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to spriteleeproductions@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Pink-Eye Pictures is seeking Cast for "Scenes from the life of a Demon-Hunter" student short film scheduled to shoot in late November in Houston. Synopsis: John, fueled with revenge, meets with a past lover, Lilith, to attempt to gain information on their boss for his last hunt. Cast Needed:  Male 20-30s, strong stature & fit build, average height, any ethnicity; Non-Binary/Female 20-30s, femme fatale-esque, tall, any ethnicity. Roles are Paid. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to pinkeyepic20@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: 10101 Films is seeking Cast for Untitled 80s short film scheduled to shoot in Houston November 26th and 27th. Synopsis: 80’s coming-of-age dramatic short focused on a teenage boy as he navigates masculinity, sexuality, friendships, and family life. Cast Needed: Derek - Ron’s only son, around 15-16, into sports and considered the lead of his friend group, often the instigator of aggression as a result of his underlying insecurities, has come to terms with his sexuality but is unsure how to express it, has a crush on Todd, he struggles to build a better relationship with Ron, who is now a single parent; Todd - in Derek’s friend group, around 15-16, unlike many of his friends he is much quieter and tends to follow rather than lead, is not sure of his sexuality but is willing to explore, tends to be naive and awkward, seeking validation from Derek as the leader of the group. Derek & Todd roles are for actors at least 18 years of age who can appear 15yo-16yo. The actor for Todd will need to be comfortable with being shirtless for the role. There is no physical romance, but there will be romantic tension between him and Derek through dialogue. There will be physical contact with other actors as the boys play football in a park aggressively; Ron - Derek’s father, 40s-50s, life had been perfect but has recently become a single parent, struggles with maintaining the stability in the household, especially for his son; Bill and Doug - neighborhood boys in the same grade as Derek and Todd, part of the same friend group of which Derek is the leader, more outgoing and talkative than Todd, but look up to Derek as the leader of the group. These roles are only open to individuals who are at least 18 years who can appear 15yo-16yo, there will be physical contact with other actors as the boys play football in a park aggressively. All Roles are Paid. Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to 10101film@gmail.com

CASTING CALL: Hunter Lanier/Napoleon in Rags Productions is seeking Cast for LOST IN THE HERE AND NOW, a short film scheduled to shoot in Houston in December. Synopsis: A young woman, May, takes to life on the road--the only problem being it's 2022. She attempts to hop a train with no luck and is unable to flag down a single ride with her thumb. May eventually arrives at the Go Get'Em Tiger gas station, outside of which is its namesake, caged and lethargic. In the parking lot of the gas station is a man preaching on the hood of his car, with the thesis of his sermon being "Freedom is only the freedom to choose your master." Between May, the preacher, and the tiger, there is a rock-paper-scissors of individuality and our ability--and often fear--to make our own choices. Cast Needed: Female - 20s-early 30s, any ethnicity; Male - 20s-40s, any ethnicity. Roles are Unpaid (meals provided). Please send headshot/resume/reel/inquiries to Lanierhunt@yahoo.com

WORKSHOP: A Basic Introduction to Voice Over for Beginners will be  held on Saturday December 10th from 1:00pm to 5:30pm in Houston. Basic technique, lots of practice and constructive criticism. Covers commercials, industrial narration and audio books. Strictly limited to 6 students for a good student-teacher ratio. Discount for early enrollment. For more information and to reserve a space, email John Wesley Downey at goodkarmajohn@earthlink.net or visit https://www.facebook.com/JohnWesleyDowney

HOLIDAY PARTY: International Entertainment Partnership, Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP), Houston Cinema Arts Society, Mack Performing Arts Collective (MPAC), and Women in Film & Television Houston invite you to the 3rd Annual Houston Entertainment Industry Holiday Party & Toy Drive FRI12/2, 7:00P-10:00P. $19/Ticket thru 11/25. For more information and to purchase a ticket please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/houston-entertainment-industry-party-tickets-461087614467