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Productions slated for New Mexico

Posted by on July 29, 2014 | No comments

Filming in New Mexico-Coming Soon

In addition to projects currently filming in NM a whole bevy of new productions are headed this way.

As “Blood Father” has wrapped and “Sicario” rolls on, two indie features are currently setting up shop in Albuquerque. As we told you here, “Bare” is set to get underway this week, while “Burning Bodhi” is in the middle of filming. Stay tuned for more info. on both – coming soon.

Meanwhile as “Lonmgire” 3 has wrapped, “Better Call Saul” 1 and 2 are in high (slow) gear, “Manhattan” 1 is winding down and “The Messengers” is getting set to resume; Two new comedy pilots are preparing to to shoot in New Mexico. Also in this broadcast we told you that the AMC comedy pilot for “We Hate Paul Revere” is expected to shoot at Albuquerque Studios within weeks. And come this fall a dramatic comedy pilot for USA Network currently titled, Stanistan is also headed to Albuquerque.

Revere is set in Boston, focusing on two brothers who are comically anti early American industrialist & Patriot Paul Revere, starring Ethan Sandler and Adrian Wenner. Stanistan follows the staff at the American Embassy in the Middle Eastern country as State Department workers, covert CIA officers and journalists strike a delicate balance of danger and absurdity.

Last week’s San Diego Comic Con was full of exciting reveals, announcements and sightings. One upcoming sci-fi thriller gaining buzz and building anticipation is the sci-fi thriller, “Maze Runner”. The biggest news on Maze at SDCC is that a sequel is already in the works…and guess where it’s expected to land. That’s right kids, while we’re waiting for the “Captain Fantastic” train, chew on the prospect of “The Maze Runner” becoming a big hit and get ready for its sequel to hit New Mexico’s bottom line!

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For more on what’s wrapped, in production and touted to shoot check back here, openly and often!

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It’s lights, camera, Cranston and much much more for “Better Call Saul”

Posted by on July 24, 2014 | No comments

Better Call Saul Billboard in Albuquerque Image via Twitter

While insiders have confirmed with OHI that Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul is on the roster to appear in the show’s upcoming prequel “Better Call Saul”, speculation abounds about which other cast and production members are or might be attached.

Saul Goodman née James McGill, beloved Mike Ehrmantraut and at least a glimpse of Jesse Pinkman are mounting reasons why Bad fans the world over are itching for the “early 2015″ debut. Filming is meticulously underway in Albuquerque where the tiniest glimpses of what can be expected are coming to light. And what’s coming to light is that the BCS team is tight and right.

By his own account the bump from a November 2014 premiere into 2015 is due to Vince Gilligan’s producing and directing style being “slow as mud”, so says the Bad creator himself who continued, “I still feel I’m very slow for television”, at the recent Television Critics Association.

Slow and steady she goes, by all ground accounts here in the ABQ, Saul co-creators Gilligan and Peter Gould are hard at work carefully crafting the kind of darkly comedic drama that has the masses addicted to their work.

And what of the at first haphazard chem teacher turned drug kingpin? Like Aaron Paul, Bryan Cranston has purportedly been attached to the new show, but not only with a possible turn as either Heisenberg and/or Mr. White in the series’ flexi-time-line, but behind the camera as an episode DIRECTOR.

Cranston directed episodes of Breaking Bad (Blood Money, No Más, Seven Thirty-Seven), an episode each of The Office and Modern Family, and seven episodes of Malcolm in the Middle, with feature film direction under his belt in the 1999 film, Last Chance, which he also wrote and starred in.

Any way you look at it this series is shaping up to be another WINNER.

Watch for the television production family that spawned Saul on the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards show, airing Monday August 25 on NBC, where Breaking Bad has been nominated one last time for a whopping 16 Emmys.

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CW Series “The Messengers” NOW Casting in New Mexico

Posted by on July 23, 2014 | 2 comments

OLC Casting CW Series The Messengers in New Mexico

Extras Casting: On Location Casting

Project: “The Messengers” – CW Network Television series

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Shoot dates: Filming will be on a Monday – Friday schedule from 8/13/14 – 12/11/14. Various time requirements depending on role cast in.

Shoot times: Times vary depending on role cast in. Extras should be prepared to work a 12 hour+ day on the day chosen.

Shoot location: Albuquerque, New Mexico and surrounding areas

Compensation: NON-UNION Extra Rate is $64.00 for 8 hours ($8.00/hour) with an 8 hour guarantee. Overtime will be paid after 8 hours. Lunch and snacks provided.

The Messengers on IMDb | Facebook | Twitter

Talent Specs: *NOTE: ALL TALENT MUST HAVE PROOF OF NEW MEXICO RESIDENCY in order to work this project (NM Drivers License, ID card or Voter Registration)!!!

SEEKING EXTRAS: male and female, all ethnicities, all ages!!

–Some specific types include:

-Church Choir members, Church Congregations, Church Elders

-Law Enforcement/Police Officers/Detectives (experience preferred)

-Hospital Staff – Nurses/Doctors/Orderlies/ER Staff (experience preferred)

-EMTs and Paramedics (experience preferred)

-Bartenders and Waitresses (experience preferred)

-Teenagers and 18 year olds who can look younger

-Middle America types

-Drug Cartel types and Gangbangers (all ethncities)

-Flight Attendants (experience preferred)

-Scientist types

-Upscale Professionals

-Security Guards (experience preferred)

-Military men and women (experience preferred)

-Hospital Patients

-Restaurant Customers

-Ethnic diverse men, women and children

-People with vehicles that are not red, white or black

–and many other general extra roles!

Overall Talent Considerations: NO professional acting experience required! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Your OLC talent profile and photos MUST be UP TO DATE within the last 6 month! Children under 18 MUST have updated photos taken within the past 3 months! ALL TALENT MUST HAVE PROOF OF NEW MEXICO RESIDENCY in order to work this project!!!

HOW TO SIGN UP: (*If you are already in the OLC database (from other OLC projects, DO NOT CREATE A NEW PROFILE for this project – just log-in to your original account and you will automatically be considered. If you do not remember your log-in info, send an email to:onlocationcasting1@gmail.com to request it). All talent profiles MUST have been updated as of 1/1/14 to be considered for work. You will NOT be booked with an outdated profile. Once signed up, make sure to follow OLC on facebook at www.facebook.com/onlocationcasting to get updated casting notices.

IF YOU DO NOT ALREADY HAVE A TALENT PROFILE with OLC – create one ASAP at: www.onlocationcasting.net.

Enter on Talent, Click Register and Talent Application. Complete application and upload 1-2 photos. It is FREE to register so you should NOT pay for the suggested ‘active’ account upgrades that will be offered twice a month. There is NO charge and you can be booked for work with the basic ‘not-active’ profile. DO NOT PAY FOR AN ‘active’ ACCOUNT unless you are interested in the upgrade it provides!!!

-Recent photos of yourself should be taken within the past (6) months. Please submit one head/face shot and one full body shot if possible.

-**PHOTOS should be of clear good quality, facing forward to camera, NO sunglasses, NO hats, NO silly gestures or faces, and should include ONLY those being submitted for the project. Photos should not be date stamped with any year other than 2014! Try to take a photo against a solid color background – take one from just mid-chest up and one from mid-calf up if possible.

IF YOU ARE NOT ABLE to create an online talent profile – CALL OLC at 505-366-9863 and they will make arrangements to have you come in for an in-person photograph. Do NOT call to be booked at this time!!

If you have additional questions about this project or On Location Casting – feel free to email OLC at: themessengerscast[at]gmail.com with subject line “The Messengers” Question. Please do NOT email just to ask to be booked – booking will not begin until approx. 8/8/14.

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Turns out movies DO make money for New Mexico

Posted by on July 22, 2014 | One comment

New Mexico Lawyers for the Arts

While nearly all other areas of New Mexico commerce and job growth have been floundering over the last several years, The New Mexico Film Industry has been a proven revenue generator for the state in the form of in-state spending, employment, and support service industries. Conservative estimates of the impact of film on the state credit production spending for generating $1.5B in economic output and just under 16K full time jobs over the past four years.

Today the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees of New Mexico (IATSE 480), responds to a study of the impact of Film jobs across the state, by saying in part:

“We just received the study on the impact of film and film incentives on the New Mexico economy from the New Mexico Film Office. We are still studying the cross tabs but our first impression is that this study confirms what we’ve been saying all along – that movies make money for New Mexico. It is interesting that on average full time movie jobs pay over $50,000 per year. Over 8000 jobs have been created over the last four years. When we include the next phase of the study with the positive impact on tourism and infrastructure spending we’re going to be right around where the last study concluded and that is a huge positive for the state. We want to thank everyone who participated, especially Senator Tim Keller who insisted that a full and impartial study been conducted.”

Hard fought ground gained by industry faithful with a never say die attitude. Multiple films and series are currently filming in New Mexico, with news of TWO more feature films and ANOTHER television pilot in the pipeline!

Keep it here for updates!

“Burning Bodhi” casting extras in Albuquerque

Posted by on July 22, 2014 | One comment

Cast of New Mexico Film Burning Bodhi

As we first told you here and here, the dramatic indie film, Burning Bodhi, from University of New Mexico screenwriting professor Matthew McDuffie is now filming in Albuquerque.

This Sunday, July 27 the production will be holding an extras casting call for the following types:

Men and women 20-30 years old
Free spirited artsy types i.e: (colorful hair, piercings, tattoos, hippie, party goer, rockabilly style ect).

This “Life Celebration Party Scene” WILL BE A NIGHT SHOOT. Preliminary call time is 6pm shooting until 6am. Food will be provided.

To be considered, send a headshot and your contact information to: BurningBodhiBackround[at]gmail.com

Burning Bodhi stars Kaley Cuoco, Sasha Pieterse, Cody Horn, Meghann Fahy, Landon Liboiron, Tatanka Means and Virginia Madsen.

The coming of age story written and directed by McDuffie follows Dylan – a young man, who upon learning via social media that one of his best friends from high school suddenly died heads back to his hometown in New Mexico, where he’s confronted by a complex grid of issues and regrets, past and present, involving his troublesome parents and heartbroken first love.

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Busting up a Breaking Bad Location

Posted by on July 21, 2014 | One comment

Breaking Bad Finale location Demolished 1

The finale location of “Breaking Bad” is getting even more torn up. More like torn down.

These pics were taken today by the good folks who bring Bad to the world, ‘er vice versa, bring people from all over the world to visit Breaking Bad sites all over Albuquerque.

On today’s tour, Breaking Bad RV Tours found the epic shoot-out location being demolished. Yes, the headquarters where Todd’s uncle orchestrated so much chaos from is no more.

Here’s Uncle Jack’s place now:
Breaking Bad Finale location Demolished 2

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SPACE FILM CONTEST ANNOUNCED FOR NEW MEXICO RESIDENTS

Posted by on July 12, 2014 | No comments

Lockheed Martin New Mexico space exploration Film contest

SANTA FE— Residents of New Mexico have the opportunity to enter a filmmaking contest in which the winner receives $5,000 to produce a short film about human space exploration. The New Mexico Film Foundation, and space industry experts including astronaut Bruce McCandless II, the first person to walk in space untethered to a space vehicle, will evaluate the submissions and choose a winner.

“New Mexico has always been on the cutting edge of space exploration, and involved in the development of America’s Space Program,” said New Mexico Film Foundation President Dirk Norris. “I believe the stories New Mexico filmmakers tell about this exciting topic will be inspiring to everyone who sees them.”

Sponsoring the contest is Lockheed Martin, the prime contractor building Orion, NASA’s next generation spacecraft for human exploration of deep space. Orion’s first test flight, Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1), will occur this year, sending Orion 3,600 miles beyond low Earth orbit, and returning at a speed of approximately 20,000 mph for a splashdown in the Pacific Ocean. EFT-1 will provide engineers with data about systems critical to crew safety in order to validate spacecraft designs before it begins carrying humans to new destinations in deep space. Lockheed Martin will share the winning film as part of its EFT-1 public outreach.

The submission process will begin on July 15th will be announced on August 29th filmmaker will work with Lockheed Martin to complete their film no later than November 15th and close on August 15th. The winning selection. You must be a New Mexico resident to apply. The winning filmmaker will work with Lockheed Martin to complete their film no later than November 15th.

For more information about contest rules and to submit your idea:

www.facebook.com/newmexicofilmfoundation | www.nmfilmfoundation.org

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Inspired Call: Uplifting reality TV series NOW casting in #ABQ

Posted by on July 12, 2014 | No comments

Everybody Loves Tim Casting in Albuquerque New Mexicoimage via Facebook

NOW CASTING:

From the Producers of the hit CBS reality show, “Undercover Boss” comes “Everybody Loves Tim.” This new groundbreaking docu-series explores the epic life of Tim Harris, a pioneering individual with Down Syndrome who realized his dream to own his own restaurant in Albuquerque, NM named Tim’s Place. Besides offering breakfast, lunch and dinner, Tim doles out hugs and unconditional acceptance. We are currently searching for people seeking to live a more confident and inspired life, who are interested in working alongside Tim. As an employee at Tim’s restaurant you will experience his contagious optimism learning how to live more like he does, with supreme confidence and the ability to live life to the fullest.

If this sounds like you and you are ready to change your life for the better please email casting director, Faith Hibbs-Clark, CSA at 1goodcasting[at]gmail.com with a recent picture, your contact info and a brief bio telling us the struggles you are currently facing in life and why you would be perfect for the show.

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*** FOR NEW MEXICO RESIDENTS ONLY *** SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY ***

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Open Call: Sicario

Posted by on July 8, 2014 | No comments

Emily Blunt Benicio del Toro Movie Casting

EG Casting is holding an open casting call for the crime drama , “Sicario” this Saturday.

They will be looking for:

Hispanic men, women and children, active and former military, and beat-up old cars. These are paid extras positions.

WHEN:
Saturday, July 12
2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Los Padillas Community Center
2117 Los Padillas Rd. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

WHAT:
The crime drama stars Emily Blunt in the lead role, backed by Benicio del Toro and Josh Brolin.

“Sicario” Blunt will play a police officer in the Southwest who crosses the border with a group of mercenaries to track down a dangerous drug lord (hint, not Walter White). The film is already getting a lot of early buzz due to Villeneauve’s attachment and for the gritty premise being heroine driven.

The production will be hiring Hispanic men, women and children, active and former military as well as beat-up old cars.

Tell ‘em “OHI” sent ya!

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Vocal competition submission deadline extended in NM

Posted by on July 8, 2014 | No comments

The Producer New Mexico Vocal Competition

As we’ve followed for you here and here, reality series, “The Producer” will follow New Mexico talent over 13 weeks of filming while 20 finalists compete to reach the show finale, when one winner will be awarded a recording deal.

Submissions opened on June 1 and were set to close July 7, now a source inside the production says, “they are actually giving a few [more] days to still submit because Jean Michel is viewing them all and taking detailed notes so he won’t be through with them for a few days.”

To submit your last minute audition video within the next few days click here.

This contest is only for New Mexico vocalists. All competition filming will take place in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The show will air on an undisclosed, national cable channel in the Spring of 2015.

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It’s on b*tch!

Posted by on July 7, 2014 | No comments

Breaking Bad Fest

Never say die to the folks behind the upcoming Albuquerque Breaking Bad Fan Fest. Like the Kingpin and his devoted protégé, Miguel Jaramillo and Jennie Rexer are on a quest, a quest to bring the Breaking Bad universe what it truly needs to thrive – and that is a place to convene, revel and rejoice in all the splendor that is Breaking Bad mania.

And unlike any old venue or setting that may house masses for weekend or week-long festivities, such as Star-trek conventions, or general comic festivals, the ALBUQUERQUE BREAKING BAD FAN FEST will take place in the home of Vince Gilligan’s masterpiece.

That’s right, the happy accident that led to Albuquerque becoming a “central character” in the show, leads all roads back to the ultimate Breaking Bad mecca – the only place in the world where tourists from all over the globe can regularly be seen snapping pics at the John B. Robert dam, sitting in a booth at Twisters, in front of Octopus Car Wash, in front of the “White House”, even touring around the city just like the stars!

RJ Mitte on Breaking Bad RV Tours Albuquerqueimage courtesy of BreakingBadRVTours

Come November 2014 these “Baddies” and many more can make the most out of their fandom at the ultimate “on location” fan fest.

“We’re happy to announce plans for an Albuquerque Breaking Bad Fan Fest are moving forward! We were unable to reach our Kickstarter goal, but the Fest will go on! Please stay tuned for more info on this page and www.ABQBreakingBadFest.com. Save the date: November 7th & 8th, 2014!”
-Jennie and Miguel

Follow #ABQBrBaFe on Twitter and check out these solid “Krazy” 8 Reasons for an ABQ Breaking Bad Fest!

BRING IT ALBUQUERQUE!

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Happy 4th of July: Don’t imbibe & drive

Posted by on July 4, 2014 | No comments

ICE-In Case You Drink enter a safe ride home number

Call Tavern Taxi at 999-1400

The Tavern Taxi program provides a safe ride home to inebriated individuals from local bars/restaurants in the Bernalillo County area.

The program is operation from 10 p.m. through 3 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights at no charge.

Tavern Taxi: 999-1400

1-800-AAA-Help

AAA New Mexico is offering free rides home for tipsy drivers and their cars.

The Tipsy Tow program kicks in at 6 p.m. Thursday and runs through to midnight July 4th.

The free ride can be up to 10 miles.

1-800-AAA-Help

ICYD: (In Case You Drink)

ENTER YOUR DESIGNATED DRIVER’S NUMBER IN YOUR PHONE NOW!

Safe Ride by County via ENDWI, NMDOT:
Safe Ride Home NM DOT

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Today’s NM Film Fix on @94Rock

Posted by on July 3, 2014 | No comments

Click here for all the links mentioned today (& more)!

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Christian Themed Web Video Casting

Posted by on July 3, 2014 | 3 comments

1 Good Casting New Mexico

1 Good Casting of New Mexico is currently casting featured extras for a Christian themed web video shooting in Santa Fe, New Mexico, July 15 and 16.

WHAT: Non-union, Extras Casting

COMPENSATION: $100 to $400 per day depending on role.

WHO: Males and Females 20 to 65 (no minors).

CASTING TYPES:
Prison inmate types
Business men and women
“Women of the night, so to speak”

IF you fit these specifications and are available to shoot in Santa Fe on July 15th and 16th, apply for consideration at:

http://www.1goodcasting.com

NO PHONE CALLS

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They’re ba-ack…OLC Casting in New Mexico

Posted by on June 30, 2014 | No comments

OLC

On Location Casting, the extras casting company behind these New Mexico productions:

Fright Night
MacGruber
Passion Play
The Spy Next Door
Inhale
Observe and Report
Crazy Heart
In Plain Sight
Lemonade Mouth
Easy Money

…will be starting a new project in Albuquerque at the end of July.

If you’ve worked with OLC before, be sure to UPDATE your existing account:

Log-in to your account, Click Edit, and click the areas that need to be updated; Contact info., RECENT photos*, etc. You will be notified of the OPTION to pay for an ‘active’ account but it is NOT necessary to be considered for work with OLC.

*You should be the only person in the photo and should not be wearing hats/sunglasses/etc.

OLC will NOT be able to book anyone who does not have an updated talent profile and they will be deleting old, outdated photos/accounts that are not updated. UPDATE! UPDATE!

“Looking forward to working with our awesome NM Talent again soon!” -OLC

To sign up for a new account with OLC click here! – AGAIN, there is no charge for a standard casting profile with OLC, you will be offered a paid upgrade – but it is NOT necessary to be considered for work.

As far as what the project(s) may be…OHI knows that several feature films and a television pilot are headed our way (in addition to the projects currently rolling)…as discussed here.

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The #NMFilm formerly known as “La Vida Robot”

Posted by on June 30, 2014 | No comments

The newly titled film, “Spare Parts” tells the true story of a group of undocumented Mexican-American teenagers in Phoenix who compete against MIT in a National Underwater Robotics Competition with nothing but spare parts, a dream and drive, led by their teacher played by Marisa Tomei.

Filmed right here in New Mexico as, “La Vida Robot” the film also stars George Lopez as the instructor supervising the students, Jamie Lee Curtis, Carlos PenaVega, Alexa PenaVega, New Mexico’s own Steven Michael and loads of talented New Mexico supporting cast & crew!

Check it out in theaters on January 16.

Follow the New Mexico made movie on Facebook here!

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Today’s 94 Rock Film Fix

Posted by on June 26, 2014 | Comments Off

94 Rock Film Fix

The Better Call Saul premiere has been bumped from November 2014 to early 2015 – but instead of a 13 episode order, the show has been re-upped for a second season for a full 23 episodes. See the Rolling Stone article. I hear they’ll be casting locally through October?

Gibson NOT arrested – TMZ

Cuoco coming to town in, “Burning Bodhi”. A coming home story of a troubled young man, played by Landon Liboiron, who returns to a whole mess of personal issues after the death of a childhood friend.

Elvis Presley’s granddaughter Riley Keough will co-star in “Bare”, with Imogen Poots – who starred in the NM Film Fright Night back in 2011. A girl (Poots) desperate to get out of her life in a podunk desert town, hooks-up with a female drifter (Keough) who gives her a glimpse of drugs, stripping, and psychedelic experiences as a way to escape.

AMC the network that brought New Mexico Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, is planning a comedy pilot for early Fall 2014, starring Ethan Sandler, set in Boston, focusing on two brothers who are comically anti early American industrialist & Patrios Paul Revere.

Johnny – Feature film, tells the life story of Johnny Tapia, now in pre-production. Casting underway with Midthunder Casting.

NOW FILMING:

SICARIO
Looking for a six foot reddish blond MALE stand in for Josh Brolin. Email egabel@msn.com with a headshot sizes and a PHONE NUMBER.

IN A VALLEY OF VIOLENCE CASTING CALL
Real Cowgirl to be a Riding Double for Tiessa Farmiga. She is 5’5″ tall aprox 120 lbs light brown hair.

Real Cowboy that can Ride a Horse and pass as a photo Double for Ethan Hawke. Ethan is 5’11″ tall aprox 170 lbs and available June 25th thru August 8th.
Send a recent photo and phone number to robertbaxtercasting[at]gmail.com.

LONGMIRE CASTING CALL FOR FRIDAY JUNE 27th
CASTING Professional Business Men types and Cop types for TOMORROW Friday, June 27th.

FOR MONDAY JUNE 30th LAST DAY of SEASON 3 shoot
60 + Cowboy types Female and Male 30 to 50 years old to be in the last RED PONY scene of season EMAIL robertbaxtercasting[at]gmail.com.

NOT FILMING HERE is REVENENT, a revenge drama – starring TITANIC actor will film in Western Canada. There is a casting call here in New Mexico on Monday, June 30. LOOKING FOR VERY SPECIFIC NATIVE AMERICAN LOOKS.

JOBS collecting signatures – Marijuana decriminalization.

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PAID CANVASSING POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Marijuana decriminalization campaigns

Posted by on June 25, 2014 | 2 comments

UPDATE 6/29/14:
Pot Petition in New Mexico

PAID CANVASSING POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Work starts immediately. Flexible day/evening hours.

Reduce Marijuana Penalties in New Mexico Paying job
Canvassers are needed to gather signatures for marijuana decriminalization campaigns in ABQ and Santa Fe.

After completing a brief training and background check, canvassers will work with a team leader to target public events, high-traffic areas and targeted neighborhoods to gather signatures to put marijuana decriminalization ordinances on the November ballot in both cities.

Paid at $1/signature. Minimum 4 hours of work per day. Canvassers average over 100 signatures per day – can you do better?

Contact Rachael at ProgressNowNM for more info about work in ABQ and Santa Fe.

Rachael: Rachael[at]ReducePenalties.com or 505.312.8512.

Learn more about the campaign: ReducePenalties.com

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The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival 2014

Posted by on June 25, 2014 | Comments Off

santafeindependentfilmfest 2014

Santa Fe Independent Film Festival’s submission deadline is fast approaching submit your film today for a chance to be a part of one of MovieMaker Magazine’s “Coolest Film Festivals on the Planet” and “50 Festival’s Worth the Entry Fee in 2014″.

Late deadline for entries is July 1st, 2014, final deadline: August 1st, 2014.

The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival
October 15th- 19th, 2014

For more information, visit: Santafeindependent.com

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Casting Call for feature film to be held in Santa Fe, NM

Posted by on June 23, 2014 | 11 comments
UPDATED 23 June, 2014 @ 16:38:04: Lead casting references removed at the request of the production.

Oscar nominated director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu is set to film, “The Revenant” this fall in Western Canada.

Synopsis: A period revenge thriller which follows a 19th century fur trapper who is left for dead in the wilderness of North America.

Co-written by Gonzalez Inarritu and Mark L. Smith, “The Revenant” is scheduled for release in late 2015.

Call for Native American talent, Monday June 30, 2014 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Casting Director, Rene Haynes is VERY SPECIFICALLY seeking the following, per her official casting notice:

OPEN Casting Call for Native Americans for THE REVENANT
Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Producers: Steve Golin, David Kanter, Arnon Milchan, Keith Redmond, James Skotchdopole,

Feature Film, New Regency

Native/First Nations Casting: Rene Haynes

Native/First Nations Casting Asst: Tara Mazzucca

Start Date: Sept. 2014
Filming Location: Western Canada

“THE REVENANT”, an adaptation of the Michael Punke novel, The Revenant: A Novel of Revenge the story of a 19th century fur trapper, Hugh Glass, who gets mauled by a grizzly bear. Near death, the terrain makes it impossible for his colleagues to carry him back to their fort. They leave him for dead but he survives and sets out on a treacherous journey to exactrevenge on those who betrayed him and left him for dead.

Seeking: Native American Teens – MALE – age 12 – 18 who can look age 14 – 15, with a strong
character face, who spend a lot of time outdoors! Minors should have a guardian with them – or written permission from a guardian to be videotaped.

Native American Men – ages 30 – 50+ Weathered and rugged outdoors type. Strong Faces!

Native American Women – ages 30 – 40 Strong female warrior, outdoors type. Strong Faces!

Meetings will be with Casting Director, Rene Haynes. No acting experience is necessary. No need to prepare anything, just come in for the meeting and you may be interviewed on Video Tape for the director. All cast actors will be compensated at applicable SAG/AFTRA or ACTRA rates.

Transportation and Lodging will be provided.

WHEN: MONDAY, June 30, 2014 from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM

WHERE: Santa Fe University of Art and Design
1600 ST. Michael’s Drive, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

*Parking at The Film School/The Screen.

*Enter under “THE FILM SCHOOL” sign on building – opposite The Screen.

* ROOM #107

PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT Santa Fe University of Art and Design.

All questions to: rene@rhcasting.com.

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