Canton Palace Theatre and CantonFilm.com Announce 2014 Canton Film Fest
Canton, Ohio (September 4, 2014)—Cantonfilm.com, in association with the Canton Palace Theatre, will host the 2014 Canton Film Festival in downtown Canton on October 2, 3 and 4, 2014. During this three-day film forward event, the public will get the chance to screen the short films of independent directors from Canton, North East Ohio and all across the country.
Tickets start at just $5 per block. An All Festival Pass is $40 and includes admission to all movie events and the VIP Reception on Saturday afternoon at Basil Asian Bistro. Tickets can be purchased online at www.cantonpalacetheatre.org or by calling the Palace Box Office at 330.454.8172 Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm.
The official 2014 Canton Film Festival schedule is as follows:
Thursday, October 2
6:30 pm Doors open
Friday, October 3
3:00 pm Doors Open
Saturday, October 4
11:30 am Doors Open
2014 Submission Categories are: Mobile Movie, Documentary, Short Fiction, SciFi/Superhero, Green/Environmental, Horror, Music Video and Experimental. Submissions are accepted at https://filmfreeway.com/festival/CantonFilmFestival2014 and can be sumbmitted up until 11:59pm on September 19, 2014
Besides the films entered into the festival, 2014 Canton Film Fest also features several special guests.
Thursday, October 2, will feature the film Collecting Sgt. Dan and Q&A with Director Matt Patron. Collecting Sgt. Dan is about Sgt. Daniel James Patron, USMC EOD technician. Sgt. Patron was killed in action on August 6, 2011 while disarming an IED. The film was created so that brother and filmmaker, Matt Patron, could share the memory of Sgt. Dan with his young children. Half of ticket sales for the evening with go to benefit Solid Rock Therapeutic Riding Center. The center rescue horses and use them to help heal disabled children and veterans. They have a rescue horse there named after Sgt. Dan.
Friday, October 3, will feature our new Up-and-Coming Filmmaker Series featuring Erin Brown. Erin will discuss how her career has blossomed since graduating from Malone College to now directing music videos, commercials, and films. Friday evening will begin with Alex Sheen, founder of Because I Said I Would, followed by an anti-bully rally lead by Canton’s own Elec Simon, and the film Bully. This showing is part of the Canton Palace Theatre’s First Friday Family Movie Series.
Saturday, October 4, Canton Film Fest 2014 will showcase all of our submitted films. We will be featuring the film crew that is producing the short film Contract Redemption in Northeast Ohio. Brannon Braga, McKinley and Kent State University—Stark Campus graduate will be present to discuss his work from being a Hollywood writer to becoming an executive producer of shows like Star Trek and Salem. Bruno Gunn, born in Canton, Ohio, known for his work on Guiding Light, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) and Bad Teacher (2011) will also be at the event to discuss his acting career and also feature his independent movie After.
This Film Forward event is a chance for up-and-coming filmmakers to showcase their work. After the entries of each category are screened, there will be an awards ceremony honoring the top-rated films in that respective category, as determined by a panel of judges. Winners will receive prizes for their submissions. Directors who wish to enter their work should visit http://www.cantonfilm.com for submission guidelines and forms.
About the Canton Palace Theatre
The Palace is located at 605 Market Avenue North in Canton, Ohio. Business and box office hours are Monday through Friday 10:00a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Business offices can be reached at (330) 454-8172 and a 24-Hour Recorded Event Information line is (330) 454-8171.
Open Casting Call for Background/Extras for Feature Film “Kerosene”
Please do not submit if you do not have a flexible schedule as filming dates and times are always subject to change.
Please send a current photo (can be selfie), as well as a your best contact number to email@example.com. Please be alone in the photo and make sure it is visible.
Also, if you would like to drive your car in a scene, please provide the color, make, model and year (sorry no white or red).
Some Specifics: We are also looking for two thin elderly gentlmen in their 60-70s
PLEASE NOTE – All of production is being filmed in PITTSBURGH, PA
Extras Casting Call for “Last Witch Hunter”
OLMSTED FALLS, OH – Extras Casting Call for background only, looking for men and women over 18 who can portray an edgy, hipster look.
This Casting Call will take place on Wednesday August 13th from 4pm-10pm.
Filming is scheduled for Sept 5th-Dec 5th in Pittsburgh. You MUST be able to work in Pittsburgh area. Filming will take place weekdays and in all weather conditions.
At this time 18 and older only!
Please NO early line ups or phone calls.
**If you are in the OPA Casting database you DO NOT have to come to this casting call.**
Also looking for a stand in: 5’6″, 115 lbs, pale complexion, MUST match red hair color, MUST be available for a camera test on 8/18 and work on 8/22. Also must be available from Sept 5th-Dec 5th you will not work all days but must have full availability, stand in experience preferred. Rate is $10 per hour, Local Pittsburgh hire. If you fit please email firstname.lastname@example.org – No Email submissions unless applying for stand in
OPACasting is looking for a Stand-in for the Feature film ‘Witch Hunter’
OPACasting is looking for a stand-in for RED haired actress to work on the feature film ‘Witch Hunter’ this fall in Pittsburgh PA. This is a PAID position. The requirements for the stand-in are as follows:
Must be available for camera test August 18 if requested.
Rate is $10.00 per hour.
Please email: Opacasting22@gmail.com - Subject line: Red Hair Stand-In
Please include two photos headshot or current pic and full body pic and your stand-in experience. Please confirm that you are a local hire to Pittsburgh and that you are fully available all days listed above including the camera test if requested.
Cuyahoga Community College’s Motion Picture Training Program Offers Two New Workshops this Fall
Cuyahoga Community College’s Motion Picture Training Program trains individuals to secure positions in the motion picture industry which includes television, theatrical, commercial and multimedia production, while retaining and growing the Northeast Ohio workforce.
Tri-C’s Motion Picture Training Program offers workshops on specific crew departments and positions. Each workshop focuses on the skills, techniques and procedures of one particular department. Starting in August the Motion Picture Training Program is offering two new workshops:
For more information and to REGISTER for either or both workshops please visit Tri-C’s website:
Parkside Pictures is Looking for a Casting Director and an Animal Wrangler
Parkside Pictures will be shooting a “family film” this summer in NE Ohio and are looking to fill the following positions:
All interested and qualified applicants please send resumes and inquiries to:
Rebecca Grace - email@example.com
Producers: Danny Roth, Damiano Tucci
About the film:
Art Department Interns Needed for Feature Film “The Bronze”
Art Department interns needed for a feature film, THE BRONZE, starring Melissa Rauch (BIG BANG THEORY). Filming is in Amherst and Cleveland until July 31, and school credit is available.
Interested candidates please send availability and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Casting Call for ‘The Tank’
Director: Kellie Madison
Electronic Submissions/ Scheduled Auditions
Audition Dates: Thursday 3/27 9-5
CASTING ACTORS IN THE CLEVELAND, OH AND SURROUNDING AREA
From the creators of the urban drama “Swing Lowe, Sweet Chariote”, comes an exciting, new Web-series. That’s right! HWIC Filmworks is in search of the next big star!
Lana Frois and Shante Hayward-Wright are arch rivals that have absolutely nothing in common. Until they realize they are in love with the same man, Marcus Wright, who has made promises of a beautiful future to both of them. Upon receiving the news of Marcus’ untimely death, Lana and Shante are instructed to not only maintain his estate but also raise their children whom he fathered, as a family under the same roof. In the midst of their turmoil they uncover many secrets and lies from Marcus’ past that leads to scorned lovers, hidden family, corrupt alliances and the endangerment of anyone who has ever had ties with Marcus Wright.
TWO CHANCES TO AUDITION:
HobbsStyle Casting Office
26250 Euclid Avenue, #211 (In the Euclid Medical/Office Plaza)
Euclid, OH 44132
Please forward headshot/resume to ClevelandCasting@gmail.com with preferred audition date and role, for confirmation and sides.
We are seeking actors for the following roles. Filming will take place in the spring and summer of 2014.
Cast of Characters
*Use your FASTPASS for priority audition times.
CASTING CALL: EXTRAS WANTED
DATE: March 14TH, 2014
WHERE: Capitol Theatre, 1390 West 65th St. Cleveland, OH 44102
WHAT: Most extras will be watching a movie at the theatre, and some will also be in line at the concession stand. We will be showing short films and other works by those involved in “A Midwest Winter.”
WHO: Anyone 18+. Please have valid ID.
ATTIRE: Casual. No logos.
PAYMENT: Extra roles are non-SAG, unpaid, no experience necessary. All extras will be get credit as movie theatre patrons.
CONTACT INFO: MidwestWinterExtras@gmail.com
FILM SYNOPSIS: A Midwest Winter is a short film that tells the story of Ismael, a lonely man from a small country, now living in a big city where he meets the beautiful Sophia, a well-traveled and somewhat troubled local who blogs about stories from around the world. Filming will take place in the Historic Districts of Tremont, Ohio City, Gordon Square and University Heights.
Erie SeaWolves Production & Entertainment Internship Opportunity
Production & Entertainment Associates will learn best practices and procedures and assist with a variety of tasks including:
All college majors are welcome, but previous experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, & InDesign) is required. Some associates use the experience for college credit while others participate for the experience alone. We prefer that associates have completed their junior year of college, although many participate after graduation.
Production & Entertainment Associates start on March 24, 2014. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in taking their first step towards a career in sports, marketing or the entertainment industry.
CONTACT: Kristi Servais via email - email@example.com
OPEN AUDITIONS: Actors needed for short film, “The Apocalypse Couple”
NBlak Productions, LLC presents “The Apocalypse Couple”, a new short film from Writer/Director Miki Blak.
A devastating war has claimed all of planet earth and civilization as we have understood it, no longer exists. Troi and Nandi are two of few survivors who struggle day to day to meet their basic need for shelter, water and food. Nandi is a dreamer and Troi a realist. Their opposing views have the pair constantly at odds with the world and each other. The couple soon comes to terms with the true meaning of their relationship; will it survive the Apocalypse?
Actors needed in the Akron/Cleveland area for the short film, The Apocalypse Couple to be shot in the Akron area this spring.
The open call will be held in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio Saturday, March 22nd from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the following location:
The Cuyahoga Falls Library
We are offering a copy of the film, IMDB credits and craft services will be provided on the shoot. We plan to enter the finished film into film festivals and the African American Shorts TV program that is broadcast on the ABC network.
For more information on the characters and to download the audition sides visit: http://apocalypsecouple.nblakproductions.com/
Contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
AUDITIONS for THE LAND: F. A. U.
SEEKING ADULT ACTORS OF ALL AGES AND ETHNICITIES for THE LAND: F. A. U.: a sexy and edgy new cop drama about an all-black police unit in Cleveland, OH assembled to seize high profile fugitives within the city. On the verge of disbanding, three undercover police officers struggle to unite while using their individual subjectivity in a calloused society to fight crime against drugs, sex trafficking, rape, homicide, and more.
2 CHANCES TO AUDITION:
DATE: Thursday March 6, 2014
DATE: Saturday March 8, 2014
Lachae Beauty Institute
691 Richmond Rd.
Richmond, Hts, OH 44143
PLEASE EMAIL CURRENT HEADSHOT AND RESUME TO: Landfau@gmail.com to secure 10 minute audition slots.
Characters include, but not subjected to:
And many more!
Auditions for “Lux in Tenebris” Independent Feature Film
Belgrade & Cleveland Media Group in association with Bruno Productions, LLC invites you to attend film auditions for “Lux in Tenebris” indie feature-length film (to be shot in Ohio this summer). “Lux in Tenebris” is an urban spiritual-social drama about two sisters whose lives are affected by personal tragedies, but their mutual love and an unbreakable bond guides them in the “darkness”, until the very end – when God’s intervention illuminates the path, but the one must die for others’ sins. The film will be directed by B. R. Tatalovic, an award winning film artist from Cleveland (www.IMDb.me/tatalovic). There are 2 separate casting calls: one for male roles, and another one for female and children roles. No appointment needed, but each actor must fill out an application (details below).
The audition for adult MALE roles will be at Cleveland Academy of Film Acting, 5009 Storer ave, Cleveland, OH 44102 (Sat, March 22nd, 2-6pm). The actors must fill out an application to audition (see bottom info).
Lead Male Characters (multiple scenes and days):
Supporting Male Characters (1-3 scenes or days):
The audition for FEMALE and CHILDREN roles will be at Holiday Inn, 6001 Rockside Rd, Independence, OH 44131 (Sat, Mar 29th, 10am – 6pm). The actors must fill out an application to audition (see bottom info).
Lead Female Characters (including kids):
Supporting Characters (including kids):
Featured Players: besides main speaking roles listed above, there are few more featured player roles (line or two); more info at the audition; SAG-AFTRA players will be considered (SAG-Ultra-Low pay); Non-union will be deferred pay; SIDES: the sides and casting application could be downloaded from film’s Facebook group. Each actor who wants to be considered, must join this facebook group and download sides and an application (more info there). The address is: www.facebook.com/groups/1417789018469181/
“If You Knew Better, You’d Do Better”
The story of a successful young man enjoying the fabulous life and all the perks that comes with it. Doing what he wants, when he wants until he’s forced to make a life altering decision, only to find out that those closest to him have secrets of their own.
From OMA award winning playwright and author of “REALationship Breakdown Philly Style”, Philipé Winston Weeden brings you the movie based on the hit stage play, “If You Knew Better, You’d Do Better”.
We are seeking to add phenomenal actors to the cast of this independent, non-union feature project. Filming will take place this summer in Cleveland and surrounding areas.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Please forward headshot and resume to ClevelandCasting@gmail.com to receive confirmation and sides. Place “Philly Style” in the subject line.
Heather (Leading Role), African American female, age; late 20’s/early 30’s, Athletic Build. Heather is a beautiful God fearing girlfriend turned fiancé. She has a vision of making a house a home because of her upbringing. She quickly learns that not only is her fiancé hesitant to tie the knot, he is struggling with being in a committed relationship altogether. Meanwhile, she is dealing with her own issues of being pregnant and a past that threatens to catch up with her fast. Paid Role.
Chinna (Supporting Role), Exotic female, open ethnicity, age: late 20’s. Pretty and slender. Chinna moves into a great new community in an effort to gain a new lease on life. She is intrigued by her handsome neighbor and although she knows he is in a committed relationship she finds him hard to resist. Deferred payment.
Josie & Karen (Supporting/Featured), Open ethnicity, age: late 20’s/early 30’s. Credit only.
Join the Greater Cleveland Film Commission as We Kick off a New Kind of Academy Award Event
We will be selling raffle tickets for a chance to win 2 tickets to the exclusive, invite-only premier of Captain America: The Winter Soldier right here in Cleveland on April 1st, 2014.
**Raffle tickets will only be sold at the event Sunday, March 2nd for $40.00, or 2 for $75.00. The winning ticket will be drawn later in the evening and the lucky winner must be present to claim their prize. Don’t miss this one and only chance!
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