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ACT OTTAWA

ACTING FOR THE CAMERA
FOR TEENS (13-17)

SATURDAYS, 3PM-6PM

INSIDE OUT STUDIO, 1416 Wellington St. West

JULY 15-SEPTEMBER 2

$450 / (PAY in FULL by JULY 10 and save $50 off the total)

This program is designed for aspiring young actors who are excited to explore the art of acting!

The work will focus on:

  • Acting for the camera
  • Character analysis
  • Scene study
  • Understanding film & TV scripts and sides
  • Audition Technique & Process
  • Dealing with nerves
  • Being present on camera
  • Advice on agents, resumes, head shots

The work will happen both on and off camera depending on what the moment calls for.

Participants will have the opportunity to work alone and with a series of partners over the 8 weeks. Plan to leave with a whole room of new best friends!

No preparation is required prior to the start of the first class. Do come with a journal, pen, water, snacks and dress comfortably!

To register, please send a deposit of $150 or full payment to actottawa@gmail.com

and follow with an email that confirms your interest in studying. (Include parents & participants, name, address, phone, age)

6-12 Participants.

Instructors: Claudia Jurt, Corry Burke

We cannot wait to meet you!

 

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ACTING FOR THE CAMERA
FOR BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE ACTORS

SUNDAYS, 2PM-5PM

INSIDE OUT STUDIO, 1416 Wellington St. West

JULY 16-SEPTEMBER 3

$450 / (PAY in FULL by JULY 9 and save $50 off the total)

This program is designed for aspiring actors with little or no experience and intermediate actors seeking a refresher.

The work will focus on:

  • Acting for the camera
  • Character analysis
  • Scene study
  • Understanding film & TV scripts and sides
  • Audition Technique & Process
  • Business of Acting (agents, resumes, headshots, casting directors)
  • Dealing with nerves
  • Being present on camera

The work will happen both on and off camera depending on what the moment calls for.

Participants will have the opportunity to work alone and with a series of partners over the 8 weeks. Plan to leave with a whole room of new best friends!

No preparation is required prior to the start of the first class. Do come with a journal, pen, water, snacks and dress comfortably!

To register, please send a deposit of $150 or full payment to actottawa@gmail.com

and follow with an email that confirms your interest in studying. (Include your name, address, phone, age)

6-12 Participants.

Instructors: Claudia Jurt, Corry Burke

We cannot wait to meet you!

 

ACT OTTAWA

PRIVATE COACHING
ALL AGES

INSIDE OUT STUDIO, 1416 Wellington St. West

JULY 8-SEPTEMBER 2 – a) 5pm-6pm b) 6pm-7pm c) 7pm-8pm c) 8pm-9pm **

JULY 9-SEPTEMBER 3 – a) 8pm-9pm **

** it may be possible to book sessions outside of these dates, please send your request by email

FEES:
1-2 hours: $100.00/hr.

2-4 hours: $85.00/hr.

5-7 hours: $75.00/hr.

8-10hours: $60.00/hr.

The one-on-one private coaching program is custom designed for each individual student. The first meeting will establish what the specifics of the coaching will entail.

Areas that we can work on:

  • Audition Technique & Preparation
  • Scene Breakdown
  • Business (head shots, resumes, agents, self-promotion)
  • Creating your own work
  • Breathing and Presence
  • Goal setting
  • Writing
  • Monologues
  • Camera vs. Stage

When applying for private coaching, please indicate what areas you wish to improve on and/or learn about.

No preparation is required prior to the start of the first class. Do come with a journal, pen, water, snacks and dress comfortably!

To register, please send a deposit of $100 or full payment to actottawa@gmail.com

and follow with an email that confirms your interest in studying. (Include your name, address, phone, age)

Space is limited.

Instructor: Claudia Jurt

We cannot wait to meet you!


www.actottawa.com

CASTINGNOTICE-FILM

“Indie feature film (extremely dark comedy/experimental film) needs actors for a MIP production taking place over two and half weeks in Montreal.

1 lead female role, 20s – 40
1 lead female non-speaking role, 20s – 30s
2 supporting female roles 20s – 40

3 supporting male roles 30s – 50s

for more information, character breakdowns and/or script please contact David Hall, info@handshakeinc.com

also needed: location sound recordist and make-up artist

production company: Handshake, Inc.”

-David Hall

David Hall
Handshake Inc
Mutants of the Monster
226 984 7262
info@handshakeinc.com
www.handshakeinc.com
www.mutantsofthemonster.com

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A new movie called “The Fixer” starring James Franco is looking to cast the lead role and is having open auditions for actors in the San Francisco Bay Area. Producers are hoping to find an actor who can portray a 28 year old Afghan journalist.

The Indie film is seeking the next break out star and he must be Afghan. “The Fixer” stars James Franco and will be directed by Ian Olds and written by Olds and Paul Felton. The film is inspired by individuals called “fixers” who are hired by international journalists when they are in other countries to help them with translations and other arrangements that need to be made for the journalist abroad. Olds has already directed a documentary entitled “Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi,” a few years back which won an award at the Tribeca Film Festival.

The movie tells the story of a ex war journalist who, after being exiled from Afghanistan finds himself the U.S and in the Bay Area. He takes a job for a small town newspaper reporting on petty crime. He becomes entangled in a larger story and gets pulled into a conflicting situation as part of his new, not so great, job.

James Franco gets the other lead role as Lindsay — an unstable craftsman. IMDB also reports that Melissa Leo will join Franco in this film.

James Franco New Movie

The film is casting the lead role of Osman: The films lead and the journalist at the center of the story.

An open casting call will be held at 39155 Liberty St in Fremont, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16

If you are not sure where Fremont is, you can check this google maps link to get the location.

To make the film as authentic as possible, producers have decided to cast an Afghan in the lead role and are giving anyone that shows up to the open auditions a shot at this.

The film will begin production this summer in the Bay Area and also plans to do some filming in Morocco which would be the set for the Afghanistan scenes.

Producers expect to start production in July in Northern California, where 90% of the script takes place. “The Fixer” may also shoot in Morocco, which would stand in for Afghanistan.

If attending the auditions, you must bring a head shot and a resume to hand over to the film’s casting directors. You also must be an Afghan or Afghan-American to be considered for the films principal role. Producers are warning that there may be some wait time in line and the wait will depend on the turnout. Also, the film’s producers have stated that no experience as an actor is necessary, but I’m sure it can be helpful.

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Warner Bros Peter Pan remake “Pan” casting lead role of Peter! – Open auditions and online submissions!!

Director Joe Wright’s Upcoming Feature Film “Pan” is Searching for the Starring Role of “Peter”

Previous Joe Wright films include: Pride & Prejudice, Hanna, Atonement, Anna Karenina
CASTING FOR THE ROLE OF:
Peter

Peter is a courageous & adventurous orphaned boy living in a world of fantasy and dreams, which sometimes leads him into trouble

PARTICIPATION RESTRICTIONS:
Open to boys only
Open to all ethnicities
Age Range: 11 – 13 years
Height Limit: MAXIMUM 5ft 4inches

All auditionees must be available for the production period in London from April til early Autumn 2014

Warner bros has a new project coming up, “Pan“. The Warner Bros movie is holding open auditions for boys who are 11 to 13 of any ethnicity for lead roles in the movie.

Hugh Jackman is set to play Blackbeard in the remake of “Peter Pan” and the film will be directed by Oscar-nominated, Joe Wright (Atonement). The movie will film in the UK and all auditioning should be available for filming in London in the summer and fall of 2014. The film is being written by J.M. Barrie and Jason Fuchs.

The summer of 2015 will be a big one for Warner Bros who has 4 films set to be released summer 2015. Other movies Warner Bros is working on for the 2015 summer are “Mad Max: Fury Road”, “San Andreas”, and the currently untitled Batman-Superman movie. Variety reports that ‘Pan” will be filmed in 3D.

We know that Peter, Hook and Hugh Jackman as Blackbeard the pirate will be apart of “Pan“, however, the full story line is still a bit of a mystery. The story is supposed to be original, based on the beloved characters of the classic Peter Pan. In “Pan”, Blackbeard and not hook is to be the tale’s villain and this remake’s events will most likely take place prior to the story of Peter Pan that we are familiar with.

Open auditions will be held on February 23rd

Seeking: Boys 11 to 13, any ethnicity – They are only holding a casting call for kids and only for boys.
Wembley Arena, London, HA9 0AA

The role of Peter:

Peter is a courageous & adventurous orphaned boy living in a world of fantasy and dreams, which sometimes leads him into trouble
All auditionees must be available for the production period in London from April til early Autumn 2014

Those coming to audition will be allowed to line up after 9 AM, Auditions begin at 10 AM and anyone arriving after 11 AM will not be allowed to audition for the roles. All children must come with a parent in order to be allowed into the auditions and all kids must be at least 5’4″ in height.

The films producers and casting directors will not allow any overnight camping at the arena and only 1 parent or guardian will be allowed into the auditions to accompany the child who is coming to the casting call. All other guests will not be allowed inside.

The film is currently in pre-production, it will begin filming later this year and is due out in theaters in the summer of 2015.

Those that would like to audition but do not live in London can audition online through the films website.

Those interested in other roles or roles as background extras for “Pan” will need to wait a bit as those casting calls will get released when the movie goes into production this summer.

http://www.panmoviecasting.com

Break a Leg!

Email actottawa@rogers.com if you would like us to coach, shoot, edit and upload your audition!

If you need help with audition coaching, taping, editing & uploading, please email actottawa@rogers.com to book your appointment ~ we can help you make your self-tape at the ACT Studio – break a leg!

We have limited time slots available so please be specific about your availability for Friday: 11-4 or 11pm, Saturday, 4-9 and Sunday 8pm. We will then send you some options to pick from.

Fees: Coaching/Directing/Reader – $60.00/hr
Filming/Editing/Uploading – $50.00 flat

Total: $110.00 + HST

OR

$75.00 + HST if you don’t want coaching but do want a reader and camera op/editor

Please ensure that your lines are perfectly memorized and you bring audition appropriate clothing

Location: ACT Studio, 94B Montreal Rd.

Break a leg everyone!

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K POP HIGH
SEEKING TALENT FOR A NEW TV SERIES:
K POP HIGH

Casting very strong singers, dancers and actors
K POP HIGH is a mash up of Glee and the Korean Pop aesthetic, set in a boarding school with a performing arts program. The series follows three girls who don’t know each other upon their arrival at school but discover that they all share a sensibility for the K POP vibe.

LOOKING FOR THE FOLLOWING CHARACTERS:

SUN HI, Female, 16yrs
Killer singer! Sun Hi is funky and free-spirited. She’s a dreamer and has huge life aspirations. She wants to be a pop star, she wants to fall in love, and she wants to star in movies… she wants, and wants, and wants! As a performer, Sun Hi is creative and open-minded. She’s always wiling to try new things in her songs, choreography and staging. We love her because her energy is high and because she is willing to take risks to follow her dream. We laugh with her because her ambition is often misguided and gets her into trouble.

JODI, Female, 15yrs
Jodi was brought up in New York. She is loud and proud. Jodi is the fashionista of the group. She will keep her crew on the cutting edge of hip. Jodi can sing and dance, but her training is minimal. It’s all street informed. Hip Hop dance moves and Rap music are areas she’s comfortable in.

CORKI, Female, 16yrs
Corki is the wealthy only child to a Korean business tycoon. Corki is familiar with boarding schools as she has spent her life in them. Corki is a little aloof. Her comedy comes from her super rich upbringing. We love her because she really is innocent about how the rest of the world lives. Corki is under constant pressure from her father to do well in school. Her father sees K POP as frivolous, unlike ballet and the violin, in which his daughter has trained and excelled. Her classical ballet training will become an emotional counterpoint in her stories as she fuses ballet with Jodi’s Hip Hop style. Corki sings well and rocks the violin, once she loosens up (NOTE: ability to play violin is not required).

CALEB, Male, 15yrs
A dancer and singer, Caleb is obsessed with K POP culture. He knows every band, every song, every star. He believes it to be the next big cultural thing and wants to be part of it. Caleb often has a difficult time concentrating. He was sent to boarding school because he was falling behind in his town school. In reality, Caleb’s trouble paying attention comes from his high intellect. Caleb is a genius. He’s a brilliant songwriter/producer. Caleb thinks faster than others, but he can get so far ahead of himself that he often forgets where he is going.

Details & Submission Information
Production Company: DHX Media Ltd.
Executive Producer/Creator: Tommy Lynch and Nick Cannon
Executive Producer: Steven DeNure
Producer: Tracey Jardine
Director: TBD

The current episode order is for 20 eps

Outside Shoot Dates: July – October, 2014. After the shooting schedule, it is possible that talent may go on tour.
Shoot Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

**If represented by an agent, please allow agent to submit** Due to the large number of respondents, we ask that there be NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. If talent already has a recording contract, please make note what label they are under.

If interested in auditioning, you will need to send in an audition video.

Choose which character you’d like to audition for, and click on their name at the following link: http://www.larissamaircasting.com/kpop.html to download the audition instructions and material. If you’d like to audition for more than one character, that is fine.

Be sure to read the instructions very carefully.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS:
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Send submissions to kpophighcasting@gmail.com

http://www.larissamaircasting.com/kpop.html

PS: If you need help with audition coaching, taping, editing & uploading, please email actottawa@rogers.com to book your appointment ~ we can help you make your self-tape at the ACT Studio!
We have limited time slots available so please be specific about your availability! We will respond with some options to pick from.
Fees: Coaching/Directing/Reader – $60.00/hr
Filming/Editing/Uploading – $50.00 flat
Total: $110.00 + HST
OR
$75.00 + HST if you don’t want coaching but do want a reader and camera op/editor
Please ensure that your lines are perfectly memorized and you
bring audition appropriate clothing
Location: ACT Studio, 94B Montreal Rd.
Break a leg everyone!
All the best,
Claudia :)

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Project Title: Security Awareness Video

This project is non-union and all roles are PAID. Bilingualism (English, French) will be an asset.

Union: Non-Union ONLY
Area of Media: Corporate
Production Company: Parktown Studios
Director: Nick Lacelle
Producer: Richard Towns
Production City: Ottawa & surrounding areas
Audition Location: Ottawa, ON – Location: TBD
City(s) for Transmission: Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal
Deadline for Submissions: February 8th, 2014
Requirements: Email headshots and resumes to casting@parktown.ca with “Security Awareness Video” in the subject line. Note that only those selected to audition will be contacted. NO phone calls.
Auditions: February 10th, 2014
Shooting Starts: Mid-late February 2014
Shooting Ends: Early March 2014

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS

Laura – A strong, professional woman married to an ambassador. Female – Age 45-55

Robert – An Ambassador living abroad. Well spoken and well presented. Male – Age 50-60

Police Officer – Strong sense of authority, speaks with an accent (eastern European) – Male / Female – Age 35-45

Trade Officer – Well dressed, motivated businessperson. Male / Female – Age 30-45

Guest – An Asian businessman, well dressed and well spoken. Male – Age 40-55

Clerk – An African clerk working at front desk of Embassy. Male – Age 25-35

Embassy employee – A positive, motivated woman living abroad. Female – Age 30-45

Third Canadian Officer – Well dressed, motivated businessperson. Male / Female – Age 30-45

Ambassador – A strong, authoritative woman. Female – Age 50-60

Assistant – A young assistant to the ambassador. Male – Age 30-35

Doctor – A doctor working at an African hospital. Male – Age 40-50

Radio Announcer – A news-radio personality. Male / Female

Woman – A businesswoman preparing to go to work. Female – Age 30-40

Email headshots and resume to casting@parktown.ca with “Security Awareness Video” in the subject line. Note that only those selected to audition will be contacted. NO phone calls.