Friday, July 25, 2008

GIAA member Carson Grant is conducting a workshop at the RIIFF.

-August 9th, 2008- Competing as an Actor in the Digital Age http://riiff2008.withoutabox.com/festivals/event.php?event_id=9544&schedule_id=3861

Presented by actor/director, Carson Grant, www.carsongrant.com Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This workshop will help to organize your acting career to compete within this new media technology. Participants will begin to identify their skills and talents in order to establish an internet presence, explore how to compete for auditions with legit and commercial casting directors, and independently submit to casting in theater, film, webcasts, print and commercials. Participants are asked to bring their headshot, resumes, portfolios, and a one-minute monologue, (plus pen and notebook).

Enjoy your summer,

Screenplay reading at Producers Club

I met Rudolph personally when he performed a Sam Shepherd piece there.
-CF
Actors and actresses needed for screenplay reading. This is not a
performance. It is simply an opportunity to hear what has been created
by the writer. You do not have to have so much experience in acting just
the ability to read clear and loud enough so the few that are seated
and listening can make critiques based on what is said. We do plan to
produce it soon afterwards so we can use all the help needed. I also
have another screenplay that needs to be read a week or two afterwards
and I am currently writing a sequal for it. I would like to have some
actors on file for referrence. We will use alternates just in case
someone leaves or doesn't show up for the reading. The date: 8/12/07;
Tues; 7PM to 11PM at the Producers Club 358 W.44 St. 2nd Fl.. Lo/No Pay
for the readers. Free refreshments will be served afterwards. Email me
at rudolpholivar@yahoo.com.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Disney ABC Television group casting

ABC'S CASTING PROJECT

Casting Director: Disney ABC Television Group's Casting

SUBMIT NEW YORK, NY HARDCOPIES TO:
*** SUBMISSION PERIOD: JULY 14, 2008 - JULY 25, 2008

ABC PRIMETIME CASTING
ATTN: ABC TALENT SHOWCASE - NY
157 COLUMBUS AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10023-9078


As part of its ongoing effort to discover and develop culturally and
ethnically diverse talent and actors with disabilities, the Disney ABC
Television Group's Casting Project will hold auditions for consideration
for the ABC Talent Showcase.

ABC's Talent Showcase has established an industry standard in creating
opportunities for talent, with the majority of participants being given
the chance to audition for a variety of ABC (and other networks') pilots
and ongoing programming.

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SUBMITTING:

1. PLEASE SUBMIT HEADSHOTS AND RESUMES ONLY. NO TAPES.
2. DO NOT DOUBLE SUBMIT.
3. NO PHONE CALLS.
4. PLEASE NOTE SUBMISSION PERIOD.
5. NO SUBMISSION WILL BE ACCEPTED BEFORE OR AFTER THE SUBMISSION
PERIOD.

[ TALENT ]
Participants for the talent showcase must be at least 18 years old.
Previous acting experience/training is required of all, but professional
representation is not necessary.

ABC will contact selected actors to schedule an audition. If selected to
audition, each actor will need to prepare a one-minute monologue from
any published material. Original monologues cannot be used as part of
the audition. Further details will be given upon contact.

ABC has a long-standing commitment to promoting diversity in the
entertainment industry through a variety of projects administered by its
Talent Development & Casting departments. The Casting Project offers an
excellent opportunity for talent that might otherwise go unnoticed.

Sunday, July 13, 2008

Non AEA Auditions (NYC) for Florida Theater Paid

Non AEA Auditions (NYC) for Florida Theater
The Broward Stage Door Theatre - Coral Springs, FL 33065
We are looking for male singer/actor/dancer age ranging from 18-25 for upcoming season which includes Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Lucky Stiff, La Cage aux Folles, Sugar and A Little Night Music.

$350.00-$400.00 week

Wednesday July 16th 10am-6pm by appointment at Pearl Studios 500 8th Avenue, 4th floor. Between 35th/36th Street
Prepare 16 bars of an uptempo and ballad.

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Taking Woodstock ( upstate NY ) : Email

For those who couldnt make that 3 day open call for Taking Woodstock upstate:

Principals: No info available

Background:

Shaun Duffy and Sophia Costas, twextras@gmail.com

GIAA's Carson Grant: Providence RI film fest, training +

GIAA member Carson Grant: RI Film, Arts and Music Festivals, and training.

Traveling to New England this summer enjoy two festivals supporting pride in the Italian heritage.

- August 5-10, 2008 Rhode Island International Film Festival is screening 8 Italian feature length films, the events/schedule link is:

-http://riiff2008.withoutabox.com/festivals/festival.php?fetch=main-view&festID=&schedule_id=3861&filter-section=&filter-country=6020&radiobutton=radiobutton


~ a 7-day event beginning the second week in August; always starting on a Tuesday at various locations throughout the State of Rhode Island with premiere works in the capital city of Providence;
~ the largest public film festival in New England and an Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences qualifying event;

~ the major portal of entry for filmmakers to discover the Ocean State as a center for film development and production;

~ a unique platform for the creative and cultural discovery of new cinematic talent, both at home, nationally and globally;

~ synonymous with sophisticated, savvy, discerning and film-loving audiences



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- August 7-11, 2008 Providence, RI Italian Arts and Music Festival: http://www.providenceitalianfestival.com/

Concerts by legends such as Al Martino, These Three Tenors, Frank Tenaglia, Giada Valenti, Joey Welz, Bobby Alto & Buddy Mantia, Giuseppe Taormina, Mario Tacca & Mary Mancini,, Maria Perry, Julian Sage, Tre Bella, Dan Colingo, Moreno Fruzzetti, Tony Spavone, Cory Pesaturo, Michael Ciulla, Pat Capuzzi and Dominic Mantuano, comprise non-stop live entertainment from opening to closing each day, on two stages. Visit the Opera Pavilion featuring exhibits from the Enrico Caruso Museum in New York City and the Lanza Legend Archives in Los Angeles, the Steve Kaufman art exhibit at the Renaissance Providence Hotel, dozens of food and beverage stations throughout the festival grounds, and many vendors of souvenirs and Italian-style goodies, including a location for purchasing the recorded materials of the featured performers.

Admission is free.

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Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Seeking Letty Serra, Ray Serra's sister

Please contact
Paul Borghese
PADRINO FILMS
561 Hudson Street
Suite 110 ~ NYC ~ 10014
Tel. (917) 553-9376
Fax. (212) 352-1815

Monday, July 7, 2008

Spike TV pilot

From: James Murray
Subject: Casting Tenderloins Spike TV Show
To: "James Murray"
Date: Sunday, July 6, 2008, 3:10 PM


Hi Everyone,

We are currently casting the Tenderloins TV pilot for Spike TV, and are auditioning the following actors:

JOE'S MOM: Early 60's. Staten Island Cougar / Mom. Feisty and funny.
TAVARES: 30?s. African-American, playing the part of an ?actor?
FINN: Early 30?s. African-American firefighter. Very fit.
SVEN: 20's-30's. Fabio type. Yoga instructor.
JESSICA: 20's - 30's. Marissa Tomei type who is fed up with her boyfriend
MERMAID: 20's, very attractive and seductive
PREGNANT WOMAN: Attractive
PREGNANT WOMAN'S SISTER: Also attractive
TALK SHOW HOST: Looking for a Maury Povich / Jerry Springer type
POLICE OFFICER: Typical cop, any age
AMY: Firefighter, any age
WAITRESS: 20?s ? 30?s, African-American, quick with a quip
AUDITIONERS ? Male / Female. African-American. All ages. Extras and some will have lines.
TALK SHOW AUDIENCE ? All ages, all types.

The pilot shoots in Staten Island, NY from July 19-27. Auditions are Tuesday, July 8 and Wednesday, July 9 in Manhattan. Non-union, no pay. To apply, send your headshot, resume, contact info and what part you are interested in ASAP to casting@thetenderloins.com, and you may be contacted by the casting director to set up an audition. Please also mention if you are available for extra work.

Thank you!

Best,
James Murray