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CASTING CALL: Power Woman - business type, age 30-60

(Non-Union Only)

Casting Multiple roles for Music Video set to premiere in galleries across New York.
Performance artist and musician, Martîn Gutierrez seeks power women/female business types to be featured in his latest music video. Martîn's music has been used in multiple fashion campaigns and is regularly featured on vogue.com.
Some recent press on the artist: http://eosisnow.com/martin-gutierrez-artist/
SPECS: Actor to play bystander/bidder in a striptease to be shot in Rhode Island. Must be comfortable with queer performance art.
SEEKING:
[Power Woman]

Contact Details: Sisters Weekend Film sistersweekendfilm@gmail.com
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CASTING CALL: Macho Man - biker type , age 40-60

(Non-Union Only)

Casting Multiple roles for Music Video set to premiere in galleries across New York.
Performance artist and musician, Martîn Gutierrez seeks macho/biker/leather-daddy types to be featured in his latest music video. Martîn's music has been used in multiple fashion campaigns and is regularly featured on vogue.com.
Some recent press on the artist: http://eosisnow.com/martin-gutierrez-artist/
SPECS: Actor to play bystander/bidder in a striptease to be shot in Rhode Island. Must be comfortable with queer performance art.
SEEKING:
[Macho-Man]

Contact Details: Sisters Weekend Film sistersweekendfilm@gmail.com
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Short Film Shooting in Boston looking to cast Male, 50+

(Non-Union Only)

"Night Visitors" is a short thriller film shooting in Brighton, MA centering on a young woman who breaks into an old man's home in search of something.
I'm looking to cast the Old Man character. This actor should be in his 50s or older.
The project will be shooting in Brighton, MA and is currently only planned for one night shoot within the next few weeks (Date TBD).
I'm accepting video or Skype auditions and will also set up a time to audition in person sometime next week on BC campus if necessary.

Contact Details: Curt Ege egecurt@gmail.com
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LOOKING FOR A CONVENIENCE STORE FOR SAG SHORT FILM | Sunday Oct 19th

(Non-Union Only)

We are looking for a convenience store to film one of our scenes for our film. The tentative date is Sunday October 19th. If you have access to a convenience store, or something like it, would like to get paid for letting us film our very short scene and would like to be a part of this awesome project, please contact Max Grigoryan for details.

Contact Details: Max Grigoryan | grigoryan.max@gmail.com Illusive Pictures grigoryan.max@gmail.com Website

Interview with Filmmaker Amy Jo Johnson about "Bent"

By Catherine Stewart
Amy Jo Johnson on set

Fellow female filmmakers discuss work, life, and more in this new series, Females in Film. For this installment, NewEnglandFilm.com writer Catherine Stewart talks to actress Amy Jo Johnson about her recent move to writing and directing for her first short film Bent - which is screening during the Online New England Film Festival this month.

Cambridge Community Television Computer Lab Intern

(Non-Union Only)

CCTV is looking for a few organized, reliable, skilled and friendly interns to oversee CCTV's computer lab, computerCENTRAL, for either of the following two shifts: Tuesdays from 3PM – 5:45PM OR Wednesdays from 3PM – 5:45PM. The internship involves assisting members with basic computer-related skills. Intern must have experience working with MACS and PCs. Must feel comfortable working with a diverse constituency. There are many media-production related perks to this internship.
BENEFITS
• Work 3 hours per week with an internship commitment of at least 4 months

Contact Details: Allison Cambridge Community Television 617-401-4009 allison@cctvcambridge.org Website
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Casting Call for Trans Woman and/or Gender Variant AMAB and Male Leads

(Non-Union Only)

Seeking actors for two lead parts.
Glory - trans woman and former U.S. Marine. Looking for a transgender woman and/or gender variant AMAB, who looks 24-30 years old. Person of color preferred.
Skyler - male and recently retired U.S. Marine. Must be in shape enough for recent deployment to be believable and look 20-25 years old but otherwise no race or physical appearance preferred.

Contact Details: Rose Carlson rlcarlson@massart.edu
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Art Director Needed for Short Film

(Non-Union Only)

"Ignis Fatuus" is a short film about a woman who is raped by her boyfriend while trying to break up with him, her confusion over how to deal with it and two men who can't comprehend unrequited feelings.
We are currently looking for an Art Director to consult with the director on her vision for the piece and oversee set dressing, costumes and props.
Shooting will be done over 5 days (TBD) in early November. The short is being made for the festival circuit. It is written by an award-winning screenplay writer and has two award-winning actors attached.

Contact Details: Jenna Sullivan jsullivan@dreamalittledreamproductions.com Website
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Seeking Key Grip for Short Film

(Non-Union Only)

"Ignis Fatuus" is a short film about a woman who is raped by her boyfriend while trying to break up with him, her confusion over how to deal with it and two men who can't comprehend unrequited feelings.
We are currently looking for a Key Grip. As with a lot of small productions, some double duty will be required (grip, electric).
Shooting will be done over 5 days (TBD) in early November. The short is being made for the festival circuit. It is written by an award-winning screenplay writer and has two award-winning actors attached.

Contact Details: Jennifer Sullivan jsullivan@dreamalittledreamproductions.com Website
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SEEKING ACTORS FOR VIDEO

(Non-Union Only)

Seeking actors for Kickstarter video for film "Cured". This video will be used to raise money for the film's production. Character descriptions are below.
LENNY - Male, 25-30, gay young man, young John Corbett type.
BENJAMIN - Male, 55-60, middle-class southern conservative.
KELLY - Female, 28-38, Evangelical Christian, Reese Witherspoon type.
BEVERLY - Female, 28-38, Kelly's friend, Sara Silverman type.
MOTHER - Female, 45-60, staunchly conservative, southern.
(Some roles are nonspeaking. Some will be improvised. Some are scripted.)

Contact Details: auditionsforcured@gmail.com
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Casting black actresses for Belinda Royall story - *10/08/14 and 10/16/14 auditions*

(Union & Non-Union)

Half the History is a film project looking to promote and highlight under-told women history in America. We are currently looking to tell the story of Belinda Royall, an enslaved women who successfully petitioned for reparations.
We will be basing this short film off of her petition which can be read here: http://www.royallhouse.org/slavery/belindas-petition/. This short film will also be shot at the Royall house where Belinda was enslaved.
Half the History is being produced by Five Sisters Productions with Jennifer Burton and the Tufts Production Team.
CASTING:

Contact Details: halfthehistory@gmail.com
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Editor needed near Boston area, MA

(Non-Union Only)

Call for volunteering editors who can work on Final Cut Pro 7
- the short movie (about 15 min) is already roughly edited; we just want someone to look it over with a professional eye.
- help with sound
Your name will be included in the credits and you'll receive an invitation to the premium screening!
Thank you
Please contact savofilm@gmail.com if interested.

Contact Details: Salome Tkebuchava savofilm@gmail.com

Casting Male Actor: Oct 24-27 shoot in Boston

(Union & Non-Union)

Plot synopsis: In this comedic drama, negligence and infidelity push a woman to unexpected acts and ultimately onto a path of self discovery.
Casting the "awkward elementary school teacher" who the main character attempts and fails to have an affair with. Preferably looking for African American, mid-thirties but willing to audition anyone. This is an undergraduate Emerson film shooting in Boston Oct 24-27, this character will only be needed for one day of the shoot (to be determined). Please email for audition date, script, and/or questions.

Contact Details: Elise Ahrens EmersonCollege elise_ahrens@emerson.edu

Looking for actress for 10/11 comedy film shoot!

(Non-Union Only)

We are looking for an actress, early to late 20’s, for a speaking role in a scene we will be filming as part of “The Angry World of Brian Webster” film. As part of the project, we will need someone to play a B-movie actress who is playing the part of the “worried girlfriend” in a low-budget horror film. The shoot itself will take place on the afternoon of Saturday, October 11th, in Danvers, Massachusetts. Demo reels and/or video auditions are strongly encouraged. All who participate will receive official credit for “Angry World” film and IMDB credit.

Contact Details: Jim Heffernan Crazy Jim Films, LTD. crazyjimfilms@yahoo.com Website
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Looking for actress for 10/11 comedy film shoot!

(Non-Union Only)

We are looking for an actress, early to late 20’s, for a speaking role in a scene we will be filming as part of “The Angry World of Brian Webster” film. As part of the project, we will need someone to play a B-movie actress who is playing the part of the “worried girlfriend” in a low-budget horror film. The shoot itself will take place on the afternoon of Saturday, October 11th, in Danvers, Massachusetts. Demo reels and/or video auditions are strongly encouraged. All who participate will receive official credit for “Angry World” film and IMDB credit.

Contact Details: Jim Heffernan Crazy Jim Films, LTD. crazyjimfilms@yahoo.com Website
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Voice Over Artist for Business Video

(Union & Non-Union)

Male voice over artist for business video with a strong mature voice. Send sample link by Monday, October 6th at 5:00 PM.

Contact Details: Deborah Perro F.R. Perro, Inc. debbie@frperro.com Website

Actor for Business Video

(Non-Union Only)

Female actor, 25 to 45 age range, with polished professional business look for business video. Resume, headshot and audition required. Email query and headshot to debbie@frperro.com by Monday, October 6th at 5:00 PM.

Contact Details: Deborah Perro F.R. Pero, Inc. debbie@frperro.com Website

Casting - Female Lead - Feature Film

(Non-Union Only)

CASTING - FEMALE 20’S
Co-lead role of Shelly. Smart, funny, quirky stand up comic with mental/emotional issues. Stand up experience a plus. Comedic acting a puls, but a lot of drama involved. Reading any type/look right now.

Contact Details: Mark Phinney 781.475.3908 mark.phinney@gmail.com

Casting - Male Lead - Feature Film

(Non-Union Only)

CASTING NOTICE: MALE 30-40. Lead role of a stand up comedian having a nervous breakdown. Can be from Boston/LA/NY, though local Boston would be closer to a reality, but any audition that works too. Must have acting and/or comedy experience. This is a dramatic role with some comedy, but experience is a must. This is an emotionally heavy role. Would shoot in November. Serious inquiries only. Wide casting notice is also being sent out. Message me if you want. I will read anyone of any look, appropriate age, and experience.

Contact Details: Mark Phinney 781.475.3908 mark.phinney@gmail.com
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'Doom's Day' Casting Call

(Non-Union Only)

Doom’s Day Auditions
Sunday October 5th
5:00pm-10:00pm
Piano Row Rm. 114
150 Boylston St, Boston, MA
Casting Call for:
Captain Laserpunch // Cocky superhero who has to realize he’s finally been defeated
Timothy Hobbs // White House Chief of Staff who helps super villain restructure her image so she can properly rule the country
Cyberterrorists // Hackers who help super villain overthrow the country without realizing who they work for
We will be filming in mid-November.

Contact Details: Emerson College doomsdayemerson@gmail.com Website

Independent Film "Pathways" Seeks Cast and Crew

(Union & Non-Union)

Independent Film "Pathways" Crime/Drama is scheduling Production starting October 4, 2014. Shooting will be 10 days Shot in October-November. Locations mostly in Central Ma. Need Make up artist, Production assistant, AD, Boom Operator. Need to Cast the character of "Deadhead John" a crazed gang member caught in the 60's looking to build his family cult. Also Mickey Henderson age 20 something polo shirted preppy. Also need Actors and Actresses for main, and back up roles.

Contact Details: livingsoundandvideo@yahoo.com
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Seeking Actors and some crew to collaborate on short film project

(Non-Union Only)

I've been working in reality shows and commercials for years directing, editing and shooting. I'm am interested in shooting a short narrative film project. I'd like to meet up with a group of talented actors and write a short screenplay with characters dictated by who is available and willing to work on the project from the available talent pool. I am a working professional and I have tons of real professional experience, feel free to contact me with any questions you have.

Contact Details: Ryan KAVpictures Ryan@KAVpictures.com Website
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Membership & Outreach Coordinator

(Non-Union Only)

Primary responsibilities
The Membership & Outreach Coordinator will initiate outreach efforts to the Falmouth community.
Primary responsibilities include marketing, event coordination, grant writing, fund development, member retention and support, training and production of the quarterly FCTV magazine program - The Village Green.
The Membership & Outreach Coordinator will work in the areas of administration, production, training and facility support as determined by the Director of Operations and Executive Director/CEO.
Duties
FOR A FULL JOB DESCRIPTION PLEASE GO TO:

Contact Details: Debra Rogers Falmouth Community Television Website
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TV Pilot Host

(Non-Union Only)

Seeking a Male 23-35 to host a TV pilot about the craft beer industry. Must be enthusiastic, easy to talk to, able to improvise, and a knowledge of craft beer is a plus. This is a non-union, non paid job. If interested please send headshots, resume and reel and we will be in contact for auditions.

Contact Details: Shane beershowpilot@gmail.com

EXTRAS needed for Emerson College BA Capstone

(Union & Non-Union)

Plot Synopsis: After struggling with his acting career in California, Adam's only choice is to return back to his hometown of Springfield, Massachusetts. Stepping off the bus, already in poor spirits, Adam has an immediate confrontation with his father at the bus station, leaving him stranded. The film takes place over the course of one night and follows Adam's journey back to his childhood home.
We are looking for EXTRAS for a scene that takes place in a strip club.

Contact Details: Gabrielle Marquez Emerson College 7869992517 gabriellemarquez84@gmail.com
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BU Student Film Audition Oct. 23, 5-7:30pm

(Union & Non-Union)

BU Student Film Audition
Thursday, October 23, 5-7:30pm
640 Commonwealth Ave, Room 100
Boston, MA
The students of Production I at Boston University are seeking actors and actresses of all ages to perform in their films this semester.
Instructor Julie Mallozzi’s section will be producing 16 films of 4-6 minutes each. Shooting will take place in November and will involve 1-3 shoots per film. This is an unpaid gig, but students will provide food and a copy of the finished film. Actors will be invited to a public screening in December.

Contact Details: Julie Mallozzi Boston University 617-472-6770 buprod353@gmail.com
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Zombie Party Massacre - Crew Call

(Non-Union Only)

Zombie Party Massacre
A splatter comedy which is filming soon is looking for all crew positions.
Filming will take place in upper Massachusetts/lower New Hampshire area.
Here is a list of (but not limited to) positions looking to be filled.
- Director of Photography (preferably with own equipment and experience)
- Grip and Electric
- Set Designer/Decorator
- Special Effects
- Script Supervisor
- Production Manager
- Sound Recordists/Mixer
- Key Production Assistant
- Production Assistance
If you don't see a position and would like to still help out, please let us know.

Contact Details: Jessica Houlihan - Writer/Director Zombie Party Massacre www.zombiepartymassacre.com 323.452.3101 castandcrew@messentertainment.com Website
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Contracted Crew - For New Reality TV Show

(Non-Union Only)

This is for a NEW Production Company to be formed 15 minutes South Of Boston.
We are looking to put together a Brand New Crew from Asstistants to AD/ Camera Ops- Editors For A Brand New Reality TV Concept.
This concept has been put to trial in London UK, and blew up making National headlines But needs to be launched first In The USA!
This concepts throws every other Talent Reality TV show to the back burner as you are taken on a journey through the entertainments world!
This is contracted work so there is PAY once commissioned. There is Broadcast interest so need to move quickly!

Contact Details: NIna Cranstoun ALMOST ninacpresents@gmail.com Website
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CASTING CALL 10/06/14 -- Half the History: Belinda's Petition

(Union & Non-Union)

Half the History is a film project looking to promote and highlight under-told women history in America. We are currently looking to tell the story of Belinda Royall, an enslaved women who successfully petitioned for reparations.
We will be basing this short film off of her petition which can be read here: http://www.royallhouse.org/slavery/belindas-petition/. This short film will also be shot at the Royall house where Belinda was enslaved.
Half the History is being produced by Five Sisters Productions with Jennifer Burton and the Tufts Production Team.
CASTING:

Contact Details: halfthehistory@gmail.com
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Gotham City in Boston: An Interview with Tom Mariano about "Caped Crusader: The Dark Hours"

By Christine Galeone
Caped Crusader: The Dark Hours
Boston-based actor and producer Tom Mariano chats about acting, superheroes and the upcoming fan film Caped Crusader: The Dark Hours, slated to release this winter.