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2014 Online New England Film Festival

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Vermont

Call for entries- Green Mountain Film Festival

(Union & Non-Union)

We are excited to announce that we are now accepting submissions at the Green Mountain Film Festival! We are accepting films in the following categories: Features, Documentary, Animation, Vermont, Student Shorts, and Professional Shorts.
The Green Mountain Film Festival is entering its 18th year. We are located in Montpelier, VT and the festival takes place March 20-29, 2015.
More details about our submission process can be found on our website http://www.gmffestival.org/ or at https://filmfreeway.com/festival/GreenMountainFilmFestival

Contact Details: Rachelle Murphy Focus on Film/ Green Mountain Film Festival 802-262-3423 gmffestival@gmail.com Website

Featured Background: M/F Ages 18+ Detectives, Perps, and "a Doctor".

(Non-Union Only)

This is a RUSH CALL for Males/Females 18+ to play detectives, perps, and we are also casting a doctor. This is for the web series "Family Problems". (If you have done background for Family Problems this is 2044 background.) Please send headshots and resumes to e-mail provided. NON-UNION ONLY. UNPAID. Filming TOMORROW 9/28 in Randolph, MA from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM. If you are not available the entire day, let us know. We could still use you. Thanks.

Contact Details: AP Casting - 9/28 Background Angelwood Pictures Angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

Looking for Chinese (Mandarin) Speakers/Actors for Video Project, Pay $125

(Non-Union Only)

We have a Boston company producing an internal HR training video, and they are looking for Chinese (Mandarin) speakers, male and female.
Script is available.
Pay: $125, appx one hour shoot.
Shoot Location: Brighton
Shoot Dates: TBD
If interested, please sent your info and photo soon.

Contact Details: Leo Anthony abmg audition@asianboston.com Website

Looking for SPANISH Speakers/Actors (Latin-American) for Video Project, Pay $125

(Non-Union Only)

We have a Boston company producing an internal HR training video, and they are looking for Spanish speakers (Latin-American), male and female.
Script is available.
Pay: $125, appx one hour shoot.
Shoot Location: Brighton
Shoot Date: TBD
Please sent your info and photo soon.

Contact Details: Leo Anthony ABMG audition@asianboston.com Website

Casting: Child Role (age 5), Seeking Ages 5-7, Female, *BLONDE*

(Non-Union Only)

Casting: YOUNG LILLY; daughter of Detective Elliot in the web series "Family Problems". Actress has several actions, no lines. Must be BLONDE and Caucasian. Female, age 5-7. Filming in: Watertown, MA from 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM on Wednesday, October 8th. NON-UNION ONLY. UNPAID. Send headshot/resume to e-mail provided. Thank you.

Contact Details: FP Casting - Young Lilly Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

Background: 9/28 - All Ages M/F

(Non-Union Only)

Background needed for the web series "Family Problems". Male/Female all ages, all looks needed as Church Patrons. If you have done background for Family Problems before you CANNOT submit. Please send headshot and resumes to e-mail provided. Non-Union. UNPAID. Filming in Randolph, MA. Call: 2:00pm - 5:00pm.

Contact Details: Church Background - 9/28 Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

Casting Call/Participants - Get a reading from a professional Medium

(Non-Union Only)

We are casting for a t.v. pilot and are looking for individuals or families willing to participate. When you respond, please DO NOT tell us details about yourself or your family, we only want to know why you would like a reading. Please send photo/head shot if available. Skeptics and believers welcome.
Thanks, we look forward to hearing from you!

Contact Details: Douglas Guarino dguarino@gmail.com

Background: M/F Age 30-40; Shooters (Randolph, MA)

(Non-Union Only)

We need two actors ONE male and ONE Female; age 30-40, to play masked gun shooters on Tuesday, September 16th in Randolph, MA. For the web series "Family Problems" from 4-7pm in Randolph, MA. Non-Union Only. UNPAID. Please send resume and headshot.

Contact Details: AP Casting Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

Casting Call Youth Male Lead

(Non-Union Only)

American Horror Films Productions LLC. is hold an open casting call for the youth Male lead for our paranormal film, "Hollow Children", set to film spring of 2015, with promos to film fall/winter 2014.
Date: 10/11/14
Time: 12 noon to 4 pm
Seeking:
Young caucasian male
7-9 years of age
The film is a paranormal film based on the life of a family in MA, who's young son was followed, and harassed by spirits that dwelled in the family home.

Contact Details: Mark Patrylak or Stephen Marchessault American Horror Films Productions LLC. Americanhorrorfilmsproductions@yahoo.com
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FEATURED BACKGROUND: 9/21 Cult Members & Detectives Roles; M/F Ages 18+ needed 9/21 (Plymouth, MA)

(Non-Union Only)

Males/Female; all sizes/looks, Ages 18+. We need several background actors to play masked cult members & detectives on Sunday, September 21st in Plymouth, MA & Sagamore Beach, MA. NON-UNION ONLY. UNPAID. (All detectives will receive special police training from state troopers prior to the scene.) Everyone will be featured highly during the shoot. You may be needed the entire day. Please send in headshot/resume to e-mail provided. Please put in the subject line: "9/21 background". (If you have done Family Problems background before you can submit no matter the time period.)

Contact Details: AP 9/21 Background Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

Casting: 1-DAY Athletic MALE actor Age 25-35, Family Problems (Filming 9/7)

(Non-Union Only)

Casting: The role of LANCE; a con who is blackmailed into helping; athletic build; MALE; age 25-35. Filming in Randolph, MA on Sunday, September 7th. ONE SCENE. A few lines. UNPAID. Non-Union Only. Send headshot and resume to e-mail below. Please add: LANCE in the subject line when submitting. Thank you.

Contact Details: AP Casting - Lance Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

Industry News: September 2014

By Casey Stirling
A still from Guitar #1711 from the 2014 Online New England Film Festival

This month's industry news reports on local film awards, upcoming screenings (including the online screening of 42 films on NewEnglandFilm.com), the Mass Media Expo, and more. To report news, email news@newenglandfilm.com.

BACKGROUND: Call for MALE (age 40-55) on 8/31

(Non-Union Only)

Background: Male actor needed for featured background appearance in Family Problems on SUNDAY, August 31st in Rhode Island. Unpaid, Non-Union only. Please send head shot resume to e-mail provided. Please put "Man Driver" in subject line when submitting.

Contact Details: AP Casting Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

Featured Background: Casting FEMALE (Age 25-35), YOUNG BOY (Age 4-5), ATHLETIC MAN (Age 25-35),

(Non-Union Only)

Seeking following roles to be highly featured in a scene for Family Problems on Tuesday, September 2nd 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM in BARRINGTON, RHODE ISLAND. BABYSITTER, female; age 25-35, YOUNG BOY; age 3-4, and JOGGER; male, athletic body; age 25-30. UNPAID. Non-Union Only. Please send head shot and resume to e-mail below when submitting. Please put role you are submitting for in subject line. Thank you.

Contact Details: AP Casting Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

Crew Call for Biography Video

(Non-Union Only)

MainFrame Pictures seeks additional key crew positions for a filmmaker biography video for ROUND 2 (Top 200 Contestants) of Project Greenlight. Qualifying project (FOUNDERS DAY Concept Trailer) at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xx6CX4eP6vw
Specifically looking for:
-Sound mixer (with kit & two lavs)
-Key Grip
-1st AC
-Key PA
If your position is not on the list, but you are interested in working with us, please still submit at FoundersDayTrailer@gmail.com
Location details (more than likely central CT) are being worked out now and will be shared with confirmed parties.

Contact Details: MainFrame Pictures FoundersDayTrailer@gmail.com Website
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Background Actors Needed - CT - Monday Sept. 1

(Union & Non-Union)

MainFrame Pictures seeks background actors of all ages and types for a filmmaker biography video for ROUND 2 (Top 200 Contestants) of Project Greenlight. Location details (more than likely central CT) are being worked out now and will be shared with confirmed parties.
Shoot will probably be morning until evening on Monday, September 1 (Labor Day). Food and fun will be provided. Please e-mail with interest and availability.
www.FoundersDayMovie.com
www.ProjectGreenlight.com
Non-union/non-paid.

Contact Details: MainFrame Pictures foundersdaytrailer@gmail.com Website

CASTING ALL Ethnicities: Co-Hosts for Exciting New TV/Web Series!

(Non-Union Only)

We have created a new adventure TV/web series, The Adrenaline Series.
Attached is the promo and first released episode.
We are looking for many dynamic guest co-hosts (all ethnicities) for the episodes.
Upcoming segments include fencing, F1, monster truck, skydiving, mountain biking, and so on.
If you are a male or female with an outgoing personality and dynamic on camera, and you are adventurous, then we want you to audition!
The Adrenaline Series (TAS) Promo: http://youtu.be/t-7mWc067KQ
Parkour, Premiere Episode: http://youtu.be/m7M-3jJ1KWw

Contact Details: Leo Anthony ABMG audition@asianboston.com Website
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8/29 - Background Needed: Detectives/Admin Workers Ages 18+ M/F

(Non-Union Only)

Seeking all types, ages 18+ M/F to play detectives/admin workers on Friday, August 29th 9:30 AM - 9:00PM. FAMILY PROBLEMS. This is "2044 Background". (If you have done background before, "2044 only".) Unpaid. Non-Union Only. Filming in RANDOLPH, MA. Please send head shot/resume when submitting. Thank You.

Contact Details: AP Casting 8/29 Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

Casting Call for short film

(Union & Non-Union)

We are casting for our upcoming short film "Forrest of the Dolls". It will be a one day shoot on Saturday or Sunday in October. It will most likely be shot entirely in Northborough, MA
This is a silent short film (5-10 minutes), so there are obviously no speaking parts. Here are the roles we're casting:
1) Savannah (mid 20s - mid 30s)
2) Jake (mid 20s - mid 30s)
3) Melanie (16-24 years old)
4) Sam (male - 16-24 years old)
5) Katie (8-10 years old)

Contact Details: Jason Whittier 7742679024 jasonbwhittier@gmail.com
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Open Audition: Asian Talent, The Adrenaline Series, Host/Co-Hosts!

(Non-Union Only)

Hi Everyone!
There is an open call for Asian talent for hosting/co-hosting our exciting new TV/web show...The Adrenaline Series! This is an exciting venture for us so far, and with your participation, we can make it even stronger.
Feel free to attend on
Thursday, August 21st, 7pm.
The audition will be held at
AsianBoston Media Group World Headquarters
Free parking and Red Line T accessible.
Please be professional: NO GUESTS.
Dress Casual

Contact Details: Leo Anthony ABMG audition@asianboston.com Website
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Looking for Burmese Speakers for Video Project, Pay $125

(Non-Union Only)

We have a Boston company producing an internal training video, and they are looking for Burmese speakers, male and female.
This is a business scenario with two people having a conversation in Burmese about HR training. Script is available.
Pay: $125, appx one hour shoot.
Shoot Location: Brighton
Shoot Dates: TBD
If interested, please sent your info and photo soon to audition@asianboston.com
Thank you.

Contact Details: Leo Anthony ABMG audition@asianboston.com Website

Background 8/17: Males/Females Ages 13-17, Teen Friends

(Non-Union Only)

We need male/female teens (ages 13-17) to play background on Sunday, August 17th from 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM in BARRINGTON, RHODE ISLAND. Non-Union Only. Unpaid. Actors will play teen friends to principal actors. Outdoor shoot. (If you have done background before, this is 2014 only.) Please send headshot and resume.

Contact Details: AP Casting Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

Filmmaker Bianca Giaever Named NewEnglandFilm.com Stowe Story Labs Fellow

By NewEnglandFilm.com
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NewEnglandFilm.com nominated five talented filmmakers and writers for a fellowship to the 2014 Stowe Story Labs--filmmakers Julie Perkins, Geena Matuson, Bianca Giaever, Lorre Fritchy, and Vanessa Carmona. From this select pool of nominees, the Stowe Story Labs jury offered a fellowship to filmmaker Bianca Giaever.

CASTING: Asian Male/Female Hosts for Exciting New TV/Web Series!

(Non-Union Only)

Hi Everyone!
AsianBoston Media Group (ABMG) has created a new adventure TV/web series, The Adrenaline Series. Attached is the promo and first released episode.
We are looking for a dynamic host and guest hosts for the episodes. Upcoming segments include fencing, F1, monster truck, skydiving, mountain biking, and so on.
If you are an Asian male or female with an outgoing personality and dynamic on camera, and you are adventurous, then we want you to audition!
The Adrenaline Series (TAS) Promo: http://youtu.be/t-7mWc067KQ
Parkour, Premiere Episode: http://youtu.be/m7M-3jJ1KWw

Contact Details: Leo Anthony ABMG audition@asianboston.com Website
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"Featured" Background Roles Needed! Teens/Adult, all types for 8/18 in Randolph, MA

(Non-Union Only)

Background needed for the web series "Family Problems" on Monday, August 18th from 11:00AM - 9:00 PM. We are seeking Teens (Age 16+) and Adults (Age 21+) to be in several scenes and to be featured heavily. UNPAID. Non-union only. Filming in Randolph, MA. Please send headshot and resume to e-mail provided for more information. (If you have done background before, this is 2014 background only. Thank you.)

Contact Details: AP Church Background Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

Background 8/17: Adults/Children/Teens needed for Playground Scene (Barrington, RI)

(Non-Union Only)

Background needed: Children Ages 10-18, and Adults ages 18+ needed for a playground scene for the series "Family Problems" on Sunday, August 17 in Barrington, Rhode Island from 9:30am - 3:00pm. Non-Union Only, Unpaid. Please send headshot and resume when submitting. (If you have done background before, this is 2014 background only. Thank you.)

Contact Details: AP Playground Background Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

Background - Detective/Admin Roles needs for Web Series 8/10

(Non-Union Only)

Background Needed for FAMILY PROBLEMS. We need people to play detectives and admin workers on Sunday, August 10th from 11:00am - 8:00pm in Randolph, MA. UNPAID. Non-Union Only. Please send headshot/resume. If you have done background before, this is 2044 BACKGROUND. (If you have done 2012-2014, you cannon submit.)

Contact Details: AP Background 8/10 Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website

Production Assistant needed for television shoot in Vermont

(Union & Non-Union)

Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen is looking for a highly motivated Production Assistant to work on our beautiful Rupert, Vermont set next month. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, able to anticipate and address needs, and has some experience working as a PA on a fast-paced television set. The dates of the production are
September 11-24, and the rate is $200/day plus mileage, housing, and per diem. Please send your resume to Associate Producer Kaitlin Hammond at kaitlin.hammond@americastestkitchen.com.

Contact Details: Kaitlin Hammond America's Test Kitchen kaitlin.hammond@americastestkitchen.com Website

SBFILMS CASTING 1 LEAD, 2 SUPPORTING ROLES for short film, "TRENT"

(Union & Non-Union)

SBFilms' "Trent" (working title) is a short film taking on the sci-fi thriller genre from indie award-winning short filmmaker Curtis James Salt ("Mosden," "Adonis"). The film is about a college student grappling with mental illness only to discover an unwelcome house guest of unknown origin. (Nudity is required from the lead role Trent, partial nudity from Ford & Lana). Preliminary auditions are in the form of video submissions, please visit official website to find all appropriate sides to use. All auditions due August 14th by end of day.

Contact Details: Amy DeMar-DuBois (Casting Director) SBFilms sbfilmsprod@gmail.com Website
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Web Series: Casting Father Role; Male, Age 45-60 (Guest)

(Non-Union Only)

CASTING: The web series "Family Problems" is casting the role of ROBERT MATHEWSON, a father of a missing girl who asks the police for help. Guest role, Male Age 45-60, Caucasian, any build. NON-UNION only. Unpaid. Filming: 1 Day in Randolph, MA. Filming in SEPTEMBER. Please send headshot and resume to book audition.

Contact Details: AP Casting: ROBERT Angelwood Pictures angelwoodpictures@gmail.com Website