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NY CASTING CALL; SHOWTIME TV MINI-SERIES DIRECTED BY BEN STILLER

To be considered for work as a performer in the Ben Stiller / Showtime network mini-series, you may attend our casting call SAT, JULY 22 (10am – 5:30pm) at STRAND CENTRAL THEATRE, 25 Brinkerhoff St, Plattsburgh, NY 12901. Please bring a ACCURATE, CURRENT non-returnable photo if you can. Wait time determined by turn-out (come anytime during these hours).  […]

Casting Call For a Stenographer – June 2017

Hello Again Upstate NY! Are You A Stenographer That’s Wanted To Try Your Hand at Acting? Well, Here Is Your Chance.   Choice Films and Choice Theatricals is seeking a stenographer for the upcoming TV Series BIG DOGS.  They are operating on SAG/AFTRA New Media contracts, and all actor roles are paid. Seeking all types, […]

Casting Call for “Nefertari” (Music Video)

Casting Call for “Nefertari” TriFilm Pictures Production Description Casting “Nefertari.” Synopsis: Egyptian queen Nefertari is betrayed and killed by her advisers in an attempt to steal the throne. Unable to move on into the afterlife, she convinces gods Anubis and Sobek to send her back from the dead in order to exact revenge on those […]

Crew Call for Production Assistants for Upcoming Series Called “Big Dogs”

Attention! Crew Call for Production Assistants, for an upcoming series called “Big Dogs” The series which is set to begin filming this summer in Orange County NY is looking for top of the line local production assistants to join their crew. They are now accepting applications and will be meeting applicants this Sunday June 4th […]

Film & Media Industry Networking Event

Work in the Film, Television or Commercial industry and live in the Hudson Valley? Well, we’d like to meet you. The Orange County Film Office invites you to a Film and Media Industry Networking event! Join us for a brief presentation about what’s been happening with film in Orange County. Stay to network with industry […]

Increase to Film Tax Credit for Hudson Valley

In November 2016, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation to increase economic incentives to productions that film in the Hudson Valley. Under the revised law, the 40% tax credit that film productions in 42 norther New York counties are currently eligible to receive now also applies to an additional 12 counties: Greene, Ulster, Columbia, Warren, Saratoga, […]

Syracuse Film Festival – deadline March 1 – NYPA Member Panavision in kind award

Syracuse Film Fest,  including the “in-kind package worth $15,000.00 to one talented filmmaker. Panavision will supply the judge’s top selection with $15,000.00 worth of rental equipment to use on the making of your next film! “  ________________________________________________________________________________________     New York Filmmakers! Be part of one of the biggest and best state/regional film festivals just for you!   You’re […]

Small Businesses Urge Extension of N.Y.’s TV/Film Production Tax Credit Program

Industry supports $10.4 billion in economic activity and 89,000 jobs in New York   NEW YORK – Small businesses across New York State are calling on Governor Cuomo and the State Legislature to extend a tax credit program they say is critical to sustaining thousands of good paying jobs in New York’s booming television and […]

New For January 2017 – CASTING LEADS, DAYPLAYERS and EXTRAS for Ultra Low Budget feature shooting in HUDSON, NY in APRIL

Untitled Feature HUDSON NY LOCAL  (local talent only please) SAG/AFTRA and NON-Union DIR/WRITER: PATRICK WANG PROD: DARYL FREIMARK, MATT MILLER,   PATRICK WANG LOCAL CASTING:  Hudson Valley Casting,  Heidi K. Eklund  SHOOTING: 3/29-5/3 IN HUDSON, NY​ LOCAL AUDITIONS: 1/30-2/1 (By invitation)*SAG/AFTRA ULTRA Low Budget Contract (look it up on SAG/AFTRA) *Non-Union Background will receive $9.70 per hour (there is only NU background for […]

New For January 2017 – Vassar College Senior Projects SPRING 2017

Vassar College Senior Projects SPRING 2017   The Vassar Film Seniors in the Narrative Workshop course will be producing several (possibly 12) short films during  March and April 2017.  (The shoots are only a few days long each).BELOW ARE A FEW OF THE STORIES and Characters (THERE ARE SEVERAL MORE SCRIPTS SO ALL TYPES, AGES, and ETHNICITIES […]

I LOVE NEW YORK @ Tribeca Student Film Competition

I LOVE NEW YORK @ Tribeca Student Film Competition Calling All New York State Film Students!  New York State invites exceptionally talented college students currently enrolled in film programs in New York State to compete in the I LOVE NEW YORK @ Tribeca Student Film Competition. We’re challenging you to create a short film about […]

New York International Short Film Festival Call For Entries

CALL FOR ENTRIES | DEADLINE: DECEMBER 3   New York International Short Film Festival is accepting submissions of live-action, documentary and animated short films and music videos for its international competition, which will take place May 30 – June 1, 2017 at the Landmark Sunshine Cinema in New York City.   The Early Deadline: December […]

Cat Wrangler Wanted For A Feature Film “UnWanted”

IS YOUR CAT READY FOR IT’S CLOSE UP? Seeking a small house cat for an upcoming feature film shooting in Orange County NY. Date: End of October through November 20th 2016. We would need a cat for 2 days, 4 hours a day…to come with a person who knows how to train it. Previous film […]

CASTING CALL! NON-UNION BACKGROUND ACTORS in LIBERTY NY Oct 21-Nov 15

NEEDED NON-UNION for PAID BACKGROUND WORK (self-report) in LIBERTY NY Oct 21-Nov 15 Accordion Player Banjo Player Elementary school children Child stand in for 5/6 year old School teachers Doctors Patients Hospital staff Funeral goers Church goers Bowlers Pallbearers Soldiers Cheerleaders Submit to: awakeningcasting16@gmail.com YOU MUST FILL OUT OUR REGISTRATION FORM TO BE CONSIDERED click […]

CASTING CALL! FEATURE FILM SEEKS CAST/BG “The Awakening” Liberty,NY SAG/ AFTRA NON-UNION

FEATURE FILM SEEKS CAST/BG “The Awakening” Liberty,NY SAG/ AFTRA NON-UNION  10/7/2016 Seeking Submissions IMMEDIATELY For SELF-TAPE auditions and local open call (Oct 17th in Liberty, NY) Local SAG/AFTRA Day Players for The Awakening  Writer/Director: Jason Noto Producers:  Robin C. Garvick Local Casting and Background Casting  HudsonValleyCasting SAG/AFTRA Modified Low Budget   SAG/AFTRA SCALE for speaking roles WE […]

URGENT!!! SEEKING UNIQUE / CHARACTER / UNDERREPRESENTED TYPES FOR FEATURE SHOOTING IN LIBERTY, NY SAG/AFTRA & Non Union

Seeking All TYPES URGENT!!! SEEKING UNIQUE / CHARACTER /UNDERREPRESENTED TYPES FOR FEATURE SHOOTING IN LIBERTY, NY SAG/AFTRA & Non Union  Seeking Submissions IMMEDIATELY For SELF-TAPE auditions and local open call (Oct 17th in Liberty, NY) We are very interested in the following: excessive scarring/tribal marks/ birthmarks, excessive moles/freckles/acne, physical deformities/disfigurement, albinism, vitiligo, asymmetrical facial features, […]

MICRO BUDGET DOC/FEATURE SEEKS NON-UNION CAST (Pay)

Seeking Hudson Valley NY Local NON-UNION ACTORS Writer/Director: Robert Clem Producer: Robert Clem $125 per day flat Shooting in Late Sept. Early Oct. in the HUDSON VALLEY, NY Auditions will be in person by appointment on a Date TBD ( Soon) Casting for the following Roles: EDWARD GLOVER: English psychoanalyst, age 60s, being interviewed by […]

Urgent Casting Call This Friday July 8th 2016

Urgent casting!!! Need SAG OR NON actor over 18 years old to play 17 years old for feature shooting in New Paltz. Audition is Friday by appointment in New Paltz. **SEEKING STRONG CHARACTERS, STRONG ACTORS** Please submit to: amyheidicasting@gmail.com Subject: HUMID, YOUR NAME, Reynold *Attach your photos headshots as JPEGS and resumes as PDFs, links […]

**CREW NEEDED FOR FILM SHORT**

**CREW NEEDED FOR FILM SHORT** About the Film: Short film, made by award winning emerging filmmakers, will examine the relationship between a mother and her son, and the affect her disdain for life has on her children. The  film will be made in close connection with the immigrant farm working community.   Start Date:   […]

Women’s Film Preservation Fund – Grant Application – Request for Proposals:

Individuals and not-for-profit organizations are eligible to apply for grants of up to $10,000. Our next grant proposal deadline is June 1st, 2016. Download PDF here: NYWIFT News Request for Proposals: Women’s Film Preservation Fund New York Women in Film & Television’s Women’s Film Preservation                  Fund (WFPF) calls for proposals for grants to restore and […]

Largest Movie Studio in Hudson Valley to Open in Middletown

By Holly Kellum of The Epoch Times MIDDLETOWN, N.Y.—The 20 or so people who gathered for the opening of a new film and sound studio in Middletown on Nov. 13 were dwarfed in comparison to the 60-foot-high walls and 60,000 square feet of floor space. The size and structure of the building, which sits on […]

Film Good_Do Good

***New Announcement For Immediate Release*** Contact: Jason Conwall (ESD) | Jason.Conwall@esd.ny.gov | (800) 260-7313 Steve Flamisch (OCFS) | Steve.Flamisch@ocfs.ny.gov | (518) 402-3130 NEW YORK STATE ANNOUNCES FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND PROGRAM CONNECTING FILM & TV PRODUCTIONS WITH VOLUNTEER SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES TO HELP FIGHT POVERTY ACROSS THE STATE Film Good / Do GoodTM Becomes First Official State Government Partnership […]

Capital Cinema Cultural Exchange

Check out the 2nd Annual Capital Cinema Cultural Exchange, taking place in Albany, NY from February 26 through March 1st. There will be International and domestic screenings, panels with top industry professionals and networking vents at the end of each night. If you are coming from out of town, the Albany, Marriott has discounted rates. […]

Casting Opportunity for Investigation Discovery Channel

August 18, 2014 Casting featured and extra roles for A Crime to Remember. A Crime to Remember is period drama on the Investigation Discovery Channel about real crime investigations from the 1950s and 1960s (season 1 trailer). Currently seeking the following roles: 1960s Speedway Teens – male/female, ages 18-25, Caucasian Tuscon Police Officers – male, […]