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We Want Clean Water.bmpMy Toxic Backyard, a documentary about polluted groundwater, will be screened at the Thin Line Film Festival in Denton Texas.  The directory, Katie Damien, will be in attendance.  Screening is scheduled for midday on Saturday, February 15th. 



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Tuscon 40 is a sci fi, fantasy, and horror convention held in Tuscon Arizona.  This years event will be November 8th thru 10th, 2013. 

Here is an an event you'll like if you're a beginning actor.

6:00 pm Saturday, November 9th
Acting for Film an Active Lesson


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Eric Shumacher of Picture Arizona will be there teaching a film acting class where he'll go over the fundamentals of film acting and how it's different from stage acting.  He will also tell you about set etiquette so that you'll appear more seasoned when you appear on set.

As many attendees as possible will be involved in working a scene together and will cover how to nail a performance.  Special effects and how to act around them will be touched upon.


Kevin Skinner America's Got Talent 2009 in Las...

Kevin Skinner America's Got Talent 2009 in Las Vegas at Planet Hollywood Casino (Photo credit: bcbusinesshub via Wikipedia)


America's Got Talent is a popular TV series featuring a variety of performers competing to be the winner with a Las Vegas show of their own.  

The finalist and many of the favorite and top acts will also appear in the America's Got Talent Live Tour  after the TV competition ends.  So this is a great opportunity to break into the big time.

Don't miss your chance when they come to a city near you.


Find the city closest to  you below.
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English: David Cook performing at Toad's Place in New Haven, CT (Photo credit: Public Domain by Mysticpurz via Wikipedia)

American Idol Season 12 will be holding auditions soon in Los Angeles, San Antonio, Charlotte, Newark, Chicago, New Orleans, and Oklahoma City.


Los Angeles
Registration: June 5th - 6th
Auditions: June 7th
Dodger Stadium
1000 Elysian Park Avenue
Los Angeles, California

San Antonio
Registration: June 12th - June 13th
Auditions: June 14th
Alamodome
100 Montana St. 
San Antonio, Texas

Charlotte
Registration: June 17th - 18th
Auditions: June 19th
Time Warner Cable Arena
1333 East Trade Street
Charlotte, North Carolina

Deutsch: Beluga (Delphinapterus leucas) Seawor...

Beluga (Delphinapterus leucas) Seaworld in San Antonio, Texas (Photo credit: Lars Plougmann via Wikipedia)

SeaWorld San Antonio will be auditioning performers and interviewing technicians this weekend for summer jobs.  



Among other talent they are especially looking for:


Performer I (Actor) - interested applicants will apply for Performer III and will be considered for a Performer I at the audition -Position is open May 7-11, 2012 (applicants must attend the audition on May 11, 2012 - see Audition Website for preparation information.

Performer II (Costumed Character Dancer) - interested applicants will apply for Performer III and will be considered for a Performer II at the audition - Interested in all talent, but especially looking for applicants 4'11" to 5'1" and 5'6" to 6'2" - Position is open May 7-11, 2012 (applicants must attend the audition on May 11, 2012 - see Audition Website for preparation information.

Performer III (Walk Around Costumed Character) - interested applicants will apply for Performer III - We are interested in all talent, but especially looking for applicants 4'11" to 5'1" and 5'6" to 6'2" - Position open May 7-11, 2012 (applicants must attend the audition on May 11, 2012 - see Audition Website for preparation information.



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The last audition for America's Next Top Model will be tomorrow in Dallas, Texas.

This series puts contestants through the paces on photo shoots and catwalks.  You will be under 24 hour camera surveillance and the pressure will be high.  This is a chance to get recognized.  Even if you don't win you will be seen by fashion industry movers and shakers giving you a chance to show that you are easy to work with, punctual, and can pull of the job with finesse.

Checklist:
  • You must be at least 5'7" tall.
  • Between the ages of 18 and 27.
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Legible copies of your: United States passport and driver's license; or your social security card and birth certificate
  • Include: 3 Photos of yourself (closeup, full body, and bikini)
  • Contact information: Name, Email Address, Phone Number, Alternate Phone Number, and City You Live In.
  • Age, Height, and Weight
  • Include Video Tape
  • Video tape must not be over 3 minutes in length and must include your best runway walk.
  • Be sure to use your name and the region codes listed below on your photos and video.
  • Read the Eligibility Requirements then complete and mail the Audition Application with video, photos, and contact information.
  • If you do not mail the application package you will need to bring it to an open audition otherwise you will not be permitted to audition.  Open auditions do not require the videotape.
  • Application Deadline for video tape submissions is: March 13, 2012


Paramount Theatre (Photo Credit: Michael Paolini)



Film, music, and interactive are the three main ingredients of this conference and festival located in the heart of Texas.  Austin will host thousands of fans over the course of it's 10 day run.



South by Southwest
Friday, March 9th - Sunday, March 18th
Austin, Texas






6th Street At Night (Photo Credit: James Buchan)






This is a big festival with over 5,000 events so it's impossible to see everything. Plan your visit wisely.


Below are some links to get you started.



Casting Call: ABC's Glass House

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Svenska: Glashuset på Rådhustorget i Umeå Engl...

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If you like to be the center of attention and are the one everyone wants to have at their parties then you are a candidate to be on the new ABC reality show Glass House.

A nationwide search is underway looking for dynamic, competitive, energetic, and outgoing people to compete for a chance to wien $250,000.


In-person interviews will be held in the following cities. Please email the listed contact for more information about interviewing in those cities.

Austin

Boston 

Los Angeles

Phoenix

If you cannot interview in one of the above cities then send an email to  GlassHouseCasting@gmail.com and include a brief description of yourself and two (2) recent photos. All submissions become property of producer. Good luck.

   
Tyra Banks at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival.

Tyrra Banks (Image by  Rita Molnár via Wikipedia)

The search has started for America's Next Top Model - Cycle 19.  Hosted by Tyra Banks  This series puts contestants through the paces on photo shoots and catwalks.  You will be under 24 hour camera surveillance and the pressure will be high.  This is a chance to get recognized.  Even if you don't win you will be seen by fashion industry movers and shakers giving you a chance to show that you are easy to work with, punctual, and can pull of the job with finesse.


Checklist:
  • You must be at least 5'7" tall.
  • Between the ages of 18 and 27.
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Legible copies of your: United States passport and driver's license; or your social security card and birth certificate
  • Include: 3 Photos of yourself (closeup, full body, and bikini)
  • Contact information: Name, Email Address, Phone Number, Alternate Phone Number, and City You Live In.
  • Age, Height, and Weight
  • Include Video Tape
  • Video tape must not be over 3 minutes in length and must include your best runway walk.
  • Be sure to use your name and the region codes listed below on your photos and video.
  • Read the Eligibility Requirements then complete and mail the Audition Application with video, photos, and contact information.
  • If you do not mail the application package you will need to bring it to an open audition otherwise you will not be permitted to audition.  Open auditions do not require the videotape.
  • Application Deadline for video tape submissions is: March 13, 2012




Casting Call: Three Wishes - NBC

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Public Domain Image by John Bauer  via Wikipedia

Amy Grant and NBC are developing a new prime time series called Three Wishes.  What they are looking for are people who help others with little thought about themselves.  That person will be granted a wish that can be for them, a friend, a community, or their family.


"If you had one wish in the world and could ask for absolutely anything from the heart, what would it be?"


To apply you will need to submit a video tape, specify which state the wish will take place in, who the wish is for, what the wish is and why it should be granted.


Make a dream come true!


   

Casting Call for Harley Wives

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Woman Harley

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Harley Wives is casting online for their reality series about women who ride Harley-Davidson motorcycles.  Share you stories about how, where, and why you ride.

Every month a new riders will be featured in this online series and will tell their story of how riding a Harley has changed their life.
   
English: Fanny Pak performing at Paramount The...

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Randy Jackson Presents: America's Best Dance Crew is holding auditions in January.  Register your crew now and reserve a priority audition in the following cities.

Checklist:
  • Register your crew.
  • Attend one of the open calls or send a video submission.
  • Each crew member needs to complete application and release forms.
  • Bring a copy of your music to leave with the producers.
  • Come dressed in attire that will showcase your routine.
  • Be prepared to be at auditions all day.  Bring snacks and water.
  • Bring resume's, headshots, and DVD of performances if you have them.

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Auditions for Season 9 of So You Think You Can Dance will be underway in January in Atlanta, Dallas, New York, Salt Lake City, and Los Angeles.

So You Think You Can Dance is an unscripted series where participants skilled in many forms of dance such as ballet, break dancing, salsa, swing, jazz, etc... will compete to be America's Favorite Dancer.  Last years winner, Melanie Moore, received $250,000, was featured in magazine articles and advertising, while also participating in the 2011 So You Think You Can Dance Tour in 32 cities.

Atlanta
Thursday, January 5th
8:00 am
The Fox Theatre
660 Peachtree Street, Northeast
Atlanta, Georgia



Haunted House

Image by Sean MacEntee via Flickr

Gurney Productions is looking for haunted houses or businesses in Texas.  Haunted Collector is a SyFy reality series


Checklist:
  • Send a description about the phenomena that is occuring.
  • Information about the building, location, and surrounding town and area.
  • History about the building, town and anrea.
  • Send your contact information.  Name, phone number, address, and email.


Send the above information to:  helpthehaunted@gmail.com



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From the producers of The Amazing Race.  Escape Routes is casting a team of drivers who will use the Internet to connect with friends, fans, and followers using social networking to complete each stage of the route.  

Competitors will be paired and given a Ford Escape to use in the competition.  The Ford Escape is a low-impact SUV with SYNC In Car Connectivity that enables you to make hands-free calls, get traffic directions, receive traffic reports, get the weather, find businesses, and link to your laptop of smartphone.


Checklist:
  • You must be 21 years old or older.
  • You must have a valid U.S. Driver's License.
  • Must be a U.S. resident.
  • Agree to the Terms and Conditions
  • Submit a video highlighting your personality and abilities.
  • Complete Escape Routes Application

Dallas
Saturday, Decembeer 17th
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Hard Rock Cafe
2211 North Houston Street
Dallas Texas

Boston
Saturday, December 17th
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon
148 State Street
Boston Massachusetts


Casting Call: Survivor

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Open casting calls for the CBS reality series Survivor.  
Ozzy Lusth at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, May 20,...

Ozzy Lusth - Current Season Contestant  (Public Domain Image via Wikipedia)


Checklist:
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • If you have applied for previous season you must apply again.
  • Bring ID.
  • Be prepared to be filmed.


Friday, December 2 , 2011
5:30pm - 8:00 pm
Snoqualmie Casino (Ballroom)
37500 SE North Bend Way
Snoqualmie, Washington
(425) 888-1234

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
4:00 pm -7:00 pm
MJR Westland Grand Digital Cinema 16
6800 N. Wayne Rd.
Westland, Michigan
(248) 355-7000


Friday, December 16th
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Country Galleria Amphitheater
12700 Hill Counrty Blvd.
Bee Cave, Texas



Beach sunset in Cuba.

Image by  Aaron Escobar via Wikipedia

Love in the Wild, an NBC reality show, will be holding open casting calls in Dallas, San Francisco and Los Angeles between now and December.

The show is a bit like Survivor with dating mixed in.  

What they are looking for:
  • Men and women ages 25-35.
  • Game changer personalities.
  • Willing to do whatever it takes to find love.


Dallas
Thursday, December 1, 2011 ( 5pm-9pm )
Primo's Uptown
3209 McKinney Avenue
Dallas Texas 75204
Producer: Bonnie / bonnie@kasstinginc.com

Austin Texas Lake Front

Austin, Texas (Image by StuSeeger via Flickr)

Open casting call for the ABC drama series The Lying Game this weekend in Austin, Texas.  All ages and types needed.

The Lying Game is about a foster kid named Emma who is searching for her twin sister and answers to why they were separated.


Checklist:
  • All ages and types needed.
  • Recurring roles and extras.
  • Especially need people that look like they could be in high school.
  • Bring ID, recent color photo,  and contact information.


Auditions for America's Got Talent

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Vector image of the Las Vegas sign.

Image by Anasofiapaixao via Wikipedia

America's Got Talent is searching for entertainers for the next season of their hit show.  If you have an act worthy of Las Vegas then now's your chance!  Pre-registration is underway and casting calls are scheduled for the following cities.



November 12th & 13th
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tampa Bay Convention Center
333 South Franklin St.
Tampa, Florida

December 10th & 11th
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Anaheim Convention Center
800 West Katella Avenue
Anaheim, California

January 14th & 15th
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Austin Convention Center
500 East Cesar Chavez Street
Austin, Texas


Saturday, February 4th
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday, February 5th
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Charlotte Convention Center
501 South College Street
Charlotte North Carolina




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Bobby Flay (Image bu Larkworb via Wikipedia)

Worst Cooks in America, a Food Network  production, is looking for just that, the worst cooks in America.  The recruits will divide up between Bobby Flay and Anne Burrell into two teams that will compete as they transform from bad cooks to champions of the dinner table.  The prize is $25,000.

Here's the catch.  You must be nominated by friends or family members and they must accompany you to the audition.

Checklist:
  • Bring a replication of your worst dish.
  • You must have your nominator come with you.

Saturday, September 10th, 2011
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Culinary Institute LeNotre 
7070 Allensby Street 
Houston, TX 77022

Friday, September 16th, 2011
MUST arrive at 11:00 AM 
Epic Hotel
270 Biscayne Boulevard Way
Miami, FL 33131

Saturday, September 17th, 2011
Must Arrive at Noon
Michelson Studios
163 Bank Street
New York, NY

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM 
Faces Restaurant
380 Jackson Street
St. Paul, MN 55101