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Dialect Day on Today’s NM Film Fix

Posted by on January 15, 2015 | Comments Off on Dialect Day on Today’s NM Film Fix

UPDATE 1/16/15 – YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST and now here is the first background casting call for the upcoming Tina Fey/Margot Robbie movie:

Elizabeth Gabel is looking for East Indian, African, Asian and European background talent for a large embassy party scene shooting in Albuquerque on Feb. 3rd. Email a photo, with height, weight and phone number to funhouseextras@gmail.com. Title your email, “Embassy”


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WORKING WITH DIALECTS WORKSHOP: Adding Character to Your Characters
with Steve Corona (Dialect Coach/Actor) and Price Hall (Actor/Director)

Jan. 31 & Feb. 1
10am-5pm, Orpheum Arts Space, 500 2nd St. SW, Albuquerque, NM 871102
Cost: $250 Info & Registration: 713-201-1245
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ENTER TO WIN ONE SEAT from OHI by emailing your contact info to: win@oneheadlightink.com
1 random entry will be drawn and notified by 5pm, Tuesday, January 20.

Or better yet, go to thenaturalact.net NOW and get 10% off your registration with promo code, “KZRR”.


Iris Dunbar, PA & Casting Assistant for Life & Brew Productions, will be looking for local music groups and bands for paid performances. For more information contact her through Facebook or email: iris2912_2000@yahoo.com

Elizabeth Gabel is looking for East Indian and Asian men to play reporters in scenes for an upcoming movie, filming multiple days in February. Email egabel@msn.com with a photo, phone number. Title your email, “Reporter”.


EG Casting is conducting a nation-wide search for an Afghan rapper. Send a photo, contact info, your sizes and link of you performing to egabel@msn.com. Title your email, “Rapper”.

Night shift zombies – NBC hit series needs locals withe zombie makeup and garb


Seeking MODELS of the following types:
-Girls and Boys ages 8 -16 all ethnicities
-Men and Women ages 20 – 50 all ethnicities

No Union Affiliation (SAG-AFTRA & Nonunion welcome)

PAY: $150 / day

Shoot date: On or about week of February 2nd

Shoot location: Albuquerque area

*You may NOT have appeared in any other healthcare spot in NM within the last TWO YEARS.

*Do not submit if you are not available for shoots date(s)

Submit by 1/23/15 to: MidthunderCasting@gmail.com
Put in the Subject Line: “Healthcare Models”


As seen on The View, Wendy Williams and more George Lopez has been promoting the New Mexico film “Spare Parts”. The 2013 movie, originally titled “Spare Parts”, stars a whole host of local talent. Catch it TONIGHT at Century Rio 24 Co-star Steven Michael Quezada says, “Please support films made in New Mexico also positive Latino films. This is a great film for us all.”

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Posted by on January 8, 2015 | Comments Off on Today’s NM Film Fix

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GOING ON NOW: Albuquerque Comic Con and The Albuquerque Film Festival.

First Responders (Firefighters, EMT, Police), Service Men and Women, and Teachers (Film Fest) get in FREE w/ID – Downtown ABQ convention center and various film venues.

SATURDAY premiere of the NM short film Low/Fi by Alejandro Montoya at the Hispanic Cultural Center 4th St., festivities kick off at 8 – Kristen Rakes, Matt Page, Rebekkah Wiggins stellar cast, beautifully shot. Really impressive. Click here to read my review.

SUNDAY OneHeadlightInk is partnered with Videotero and Shelley Carney Productions to put on a FREE actors workshop on how to shoot your own video audition. With your own equipment, and a review of suggested equipment accessory options. Class is full but will do a write up and update with next round! There is a waitlist – get on it.

New Mexico TV Production Premieres:

Better Call Saul – Feb. 8 & 9, AMC (Sun. & Mon.)

Dig – March 5, USA Network (Thu)

The Night Shift – Feb. 23 NBC (Mon)

EG Casting is Looking for some specific types:

1. A really bad cover band. Title your email, “BAND”

2. A strawberry blond woman, 5’4-5’6″ size zero to 2 for a photo double on Scorch trials. Title your email, “BLOND”

3. Fit 25 year old men – no tatts to play GLADERS. Title your email, you guessed it, “GLADER”

For all submissions, include a photo, and PHONE NUMBER. Email egabel@msn.com

Two huge movies “Independence Day 2” (rumored) “Ridiculous Six” (CONFIRMED), at least 4 TV series (Better Call Saul, Night Shift, Manhattan, LONGMIRE) and countless indies!


WORKING WITH DIALECTS WORKSHOP: Add Character to Your Characters STEVE CORONA & PRICE HALL Jan. 31 & Feb. 1, 10am-5pm, Orpheum Arts Space, 500 2ndSt. SW, ABQ

Get your ride on! Riding for Actors – everything from grooming to full riding lessons. Ages 13 & up.

Film & Media Day – up at the legislature, round house, santa fe MONDAY Feb. 23

SOURPUSS – Friday night at Stoneface

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Posted by on December 18, 2014 | Comments Off on Today’s NM Film Fix

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Happy Birthday Brad Pitt & Robert Baxter!!!

The difference between a Casting Director & an Agent – Tina Presley Borek and Carissa Mitchell of Mitchell Presley Talent Group. One of just three – A&M Talent House, and the O’ Agency.

****New Mexico residents only****

Scorch Trials is looking for young men, between 18 and 30, short and slim for roles filming January 7-16, with fittings this week. Great and fun scenes. Email a photo with height, weight, and phone number to scorchtrialextras@gmail.com.

If you are having your baby (or twins) between now and 25 December 2014, and would like to have your baby play a Featured Background role on The Night Shift on Friday, January 9, 2015. Once your baby is born, email pictures, parents name, contact number, babies weight and length to extras@whiteturtlecasting.com. They will need several Newborns and/or Twins.
Title your email, “BABY”.

Oxygen Network is casting WOMEN and MEN Searching for their BIOLOGICAL FATHERS (Nationwide) – Casting Call

Champion Caliber Martial Arts youths NOT FOR BATMAN.

Midthunder Casting families of 3 & 4, mom, dad & 1 – 2 kids for an amusement park print and commercial shoot. Filming in #ABQ on December 29.

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Posted by on December 11, 2014 | Comments Off on Today’s NM Film Fix

UPDATE: White Turtle Casting is now looking for a Hispanic Boy 10-13 yrs old for a featured role in The Night Shift. To submit, email Child’s Name, Parent’s Name, Contact Number, Current photo, Height & Weight to extras@whiteturtlecasting.com

Title your email, “HISPANIC BOY”

To contact Actress/Acting Instructor/Director, Lora Cunningham, visit The Albuquerque Actors Studio here.

Casting Coffee networking group – SATURDAY 11am – 3pm
Fans of Film Cafe
504 Yale Blvd SE

White Turtle Casting – Is seeking Real FEMALE Bartenders
(Rob would probably say, “you must be a REAL female to apply.”)
Age range 20 – 55 years old. To apply email your name, contact number, current photo height & weight to extras@whiteturtlecasting.com. Title your email, “FEMALE BARTENDER”

Robert Baxter has announced that HELLBENT has bumped production from this month to January 13th 2015. December 6, submissions will remain in consideration, pending availability.

Hundreds submitted for Longmire & Manhattan this weekend
If you missed the call: SEND A RECENT PICTURE AND PHONE NUMBER TO robertbaxtercasting@gmail.com. Please keep in mind both Longmire & Manhattan shoot in & around Santa Fe.

For your convenience, video of the Casting Panel discussion from this weekend’s Santa Fe Film Festival, Film Industry Tune Up is available here!

SFFF Film Industry Tune Up Casting Panel OHI

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Posted by on December 4, 2014 | Comments Off on Today’s NM Film Fix

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I worked background on THE NIGHT SHIFT w/ PAT, Art, Chris, Heidy, Dawn, Justin, Martin and all sorts of awesome NM Talent cast & crew! Directed by Jason Priestly, Steve and another guy…

There’s still time for YOU to get in on the NBC series (I’m looking at you Mrs. Swami Rob).

Email: extras@whiteturtlecasting.com
Include your height, weight, age, a clear current photo of yourself PLUS the year, make, model of your car. Also include and special skills or training you have, such as police, EMT, Military or Medical training/experience.


Casting Coffee moving to Fans of Film Café on Yale/ Girard, Dec. 13, 11 am

The Casting Coffee Group is an informal group of people in the entertainment industry. We get together every other Saturday to share updates on what we’re working on, experiences and knowledge gained, and support each others’ projects in a spirit of generosity and camaraderie. We meet from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm in Albuquerque every other Saturday at The Fans of Film Café, at 504 Yale Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM.”

Join them to make new friends and experience a great networking opportunity! Watch for scheduling info here on Thursdays.


“Act” Like a Cop training course at Sol Acting Academy – Sat Dec. 6
Actor/Director, Retired Deputy Sheriff – teaching Characterization and Tactical movement. Click here for more info.

Free Dance Classes – first two Saturdays of each month.
Free Beginner Country Western dance lesson
Saturday Dec 13, 6:30 PM
Dirty Bourbon


Auditions for a short film: Overland Casting in Santa Fe Dec. 14

Saturday Longmire & Manhattan Casting
+ all 13 episodes playing at Jean Cocteau Cinema, Saturday & Sunday. The weekend’s events also include a Casting Panel, a class on, “How blow stuff up & not yourself” -AND- hair & Makeup free pro headshots!

STILL FILMING – Scorch Trials (Gus Fringe), Dig, Night Shift…Messengers wrapping up – Santa Fe about to blow-up!

House of Cards filming NOW


TINA FEY MOVIE Journalist memoir as a fish out of water in Kabul, filing stories about militants, being a woman in wartime Iraq and Pakistan, dealing with boredom interspersed with dashes of violence, and the promiscuous war-correspondent culture.”

Orion Spacecraft launch at Kennedy Space Center, TODAY, will include a screening of the New Mexico film “Delivery From Earth”, by Santa Fe filmmaker who won just one of the avail. NM Film Foundation grants.

SUPERMAN – Deming/El Paso area, word is he’s heading…North.

Xanthe with actress/acting instructor, Lora Cunningham NEXT week. Big time agents from Mitchell Presley Talent Group the week after that!

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Posted by on November 20, 2014 | Comments Off on Today’s NM Film Fix

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Related: The infamous “Breaking Bad Bill”

Santa Fe is ramping-up for some very big things, with Longmire headed back in the Spring as well as the acclaimed WGN hit Manhattan…event coming up to get in on BOTH

Santa Fe Film Festival – TUNE UP! December 5 – 7
CASTING Manhattan and Longmire, industry panels and special guests!!
Pilot Project, 25K filmmaking prize package – Final deadline December 1st

– 5′ 10″ OR TALLER
– MID TO LATE 20`s

– 15-19 YRS OLD


If interested contact Kiira Arai Casting at kiiraaraicasting@yahoo.com or call Casting Assistant, Katie or Jessica at 505-227-2750

Click these links for ongoing filming in #ABQ: Scorch Trials, The Messengers, Night Shift, Dig, The Condemned 2

This weekend: UNM Student Film Festival
3rd Annual UNM Student Film Festival – ASUNM Southwest Film Center
Saturday Nov 22 6 – 8 p.m.


Tina Fey and Margot Robbie in FUN HOUSE a film based on a memoir that focuses on a war correspondent in Kabul, Afghanistan. The book follows her journey from being a fish out of water after first arriving, to writing stories about militants, while examining the promiscuous culture of war correspondents and the violence around them.

“Exit 147″ Taylor Kitsch, is set to play the villainous lead, as sadistic cop who stops a traveler driving through the desert at night and begins playing mind games with him. A young father driving cross country to see his daughter is stopped by a sheriff at Exit 147, and it turns into a psychological game of cat and mouse with deadly consequences. Shooting is expected to begin in April 2015.

House of cards shooting SF in December!?!?

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SCAM ALERT: Local reports of calls going out to be a featured extra on Batman vs Superman in Deming, $835 a day, for a few lines, asking for “registration” fee of $75-$125 <<< SCAM

The Night Shift Season 2 – now filming
Need Hispanic men and women age 14 to 27, ALSO a Female CHILD 7-8 years old w/ blonde hair, AND Female Veterans – extras@whiteturtlecasting.com. Title your emails accordingly, “Hispanic”, “Child”, “Female Veteran”.

WAITSTAFF: Male or Female all ethnicities, age range 22-34 y/o – EXP WAITERS OR WAITRESS – Clean Cut conservative, attractive
BARTENDER: Male or Female all ethnicities, age range 22-34 y/o – EXP Bartenders – Clean Cut conservative, attractive
RESTAURANT PATRONS: 20-55 y/o – Clean cut, New Faces or have not worked on past 3 weeks!
Click here to submit!

Maze Runner 2: Scorch Trials
EG Casting is looking for a Caucasian male 14-16 years old, with dark hair to work as a featured extra on Scorch Trials. Send a photo, phone number, height and weight, parent’s name and contact information to: egabel@msn.com Title your email, “Caucasian Teen”

ALSO NEEDED on Scorch Trials – Extras to work on a night shoot in downtown Albuquerque on Tuesday, November 18. Email a photo with height, weight and phone number to scorchtrialextras@gmail.com. Title your email, “ASH”.

GALLUP! Faith Hibbs-Clark is currently cast the feature film “Highly Functioning”, NOW FILMING in Gallup, Evil Dead‘s Bruce Campbell and Animal Kingdom‘s James Frecheville. Register w/ Good Faith casting. If you’re available in GALLUP, email your picture, age, height, weight and contact information to: submissions@goodfaithcasting.com Title your email, “GALLUP”.

NEVER PAY for an audition or to register with casting directors or talent agencies. DO pay for training, pro headshots and materials, like audition reels. Lora’s classes are invaluable, she’ll have another round coming up in January. Talent agents, like Carrisa Mitchell (Mitchell Presley Talent Group) and Jody Black (A&M Talent), have workshops and seminars, so do Casting Directors like Midthunder Casting and Faith Hibbs Clark.

Faith Hibbs Clark Acting Intensive Albuquerque

*******Three day auditioning/acting intensive GIVEAWAY*******

THIS WEEKEND Faith is teaching 15 hours of intensive auditioning training, starting TOMORROW thru Sunday at Sol Acting Academy. Faith Hibbs Clark has coached hundreds of actors, including 1:1 lessons with a young Emma Stone.
The three day intensive includes her unique “method” for auditioning – which she’s literally writing the book on. Fri – Sun mock-auditions, what to expect in a call-back environment, the screen test process and scene acting. Materials and copy of your work included. I’ve worked with Faith to get ONE SEAT $325 value.

*******MUST attend all three days*******

Three day Acting Intensive:
Friday November 14th 6 PM to 10 PM
Saturday November 15th 4 PM to 9 PM
Sunday November 16th 9 AM to 3 PM

Send contact info, name, DOB and blurb about yourself to win@oneheadlightink.com. One winner will be notified by 6 p.m. tonight.


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An INDEPENDENT FILM near Laguna is looking for Native Extras and Native American drummers and dancers in that area. kathrynbrink@aol.com

USA Network series Dig – Looking for MEN to work in a bar scene in downtown ABQ next Tues Nov 11 . Specifically men who dress in drag with a goth slant. Other bar patrons with an edgy European look also needed.

Nov 10 Anybody live near Mountainair? Email your height/weight/photo/phone to: digbackground@gmail.com NEW FACES ONLY. BAR -or- Mountainair

DOUBLE FEATURE: “Maze Runner Chapter 2: Scorch Trials”
Seeking young adults 18 -27 as well as Middle Eastern, African America, Asian, Hispanic and Caucasian men, women and children for non-speaking paid roles.
Shoots in the Albuquerque area November through January.

The “Gladers” from the first movie must survive in “The Scorch,” a futuristic wasteland ravaged by solar flares.

and “Condemned 2: Desert Prey.”

The sequel is a WWE feature starring wrestler Randy Orton. It’s about a bounty hunter trying to survive a deadly tournament. The movie will film in Albuquerque this month and next.

Haynes Community Center at 2006 Grande Boulevard in Rio Rancho at 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. If you cannot make it to the casting call go to www.lathamcasting.com to be considered for roles.

Last week: Looking for minors 11 to 15, small for their age to work in Scorch Trials scenes, Thursday Nov. 13. Email, photo, height, weight, age, and Mom or Dad’s name and phone scorchtrialextras@gmail.com Title email “11-15”.

White Turtle Casting needs MEN who can drive an ATV 4 Wheeler -and- Hispanic Boys 5-10 yrs old Pls email your name, contact number, current picture, height & weight, availability, Location, ie  Abq or Santa Fe to extras@whiteturtlecasting.com

“Highly Functioning” starring Bruce Campbell and shooting in Gallup, NM from Nov 7th to Nov 21st. All ages and types needed. Casting by Good Faith Casting, LLC Faith Hibbs-Clark, CSA a professional casting company.
Get “Registered” with Good Faith Casting

MEAL & REEL a film called “Oasis Motel” needs extras between the ages 25-40 for a concert scene in Santa Fe, Monday, November 17th from 7am to 11 am.

CREW CALL for the independent feature film, “I, Skylar, Am That”, to begin filming November 2015.  Interviewing November 9th, 2014

Production Manager, Director of Photography, 1st AD, Script Supervisor, Casting Agent, Set Costumer, Costume Designer, Location Manager/Scout, Construction Co-ordinator, Gaffer, Tape logger/Camera Assistant


UNPAID: Production Assistants

Interested parties should email a resume, links and/or samples of their work tojoymarzecfilms@gmail.com. Please be sure to include the positions of interest.

ABQ Biz First – Icon Cinema, a family-owned business, that operates a complex in Roswell and is building in San Angelo, Texas is bringing theater space back to the 4 Hills shopping center.


FAVORITE N.M. MOVIES: No Country For Old Men, Natural Born Killers, Crazy Heart

Comedies: Observe and Report, A Million Ways to Die in the West – Beerfest


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Posted by on October 17, 2014 | Comments Off on Today’s NM Film Fix

YES BATMAN IS COMING! And you heard it here first! Now with video!

*****New Mexico residents ONLY*****

Scorch_Trials_Now Casting in New Mexico

EG Casting is looking for photo doubles and stand-ins for major feature film. Must have full time availability, for the Sci-fi/Fantasy feature film, The Scorch Trials

5’11” to 6″ male Asian stand-in. Full time position for 3.5 months. Preferably between 18 and 30 years old. Please email a photo with height and weight to egabel@msn.com – title your email ASIAN MALE.

Blonde girl, 4’10, 80 lbs with long blonde hair. Must must be 4’9″ to 4’11” but not bigger not over 80 lbs, but under is fine. Please email a photo with height and weight to egabel@msn.com – title your email BLONDE GIRL.

African American male stand in, 6″ to 6″2, Please send a photo with name, height, weight and PHONE number to egabel@msn.com – title your email AFRICAN AMERICAN MALE.

NMFilm Night Shift Casting

White Turtle Casting is looking for Background, all ages & ethnicities for season two of the NBC series, “The Night Shift”. Also looking for real nurses, police, firefighters, paramedic and amputees. If you are for example a real nurse, title your email, “NURSE”. Otherwise title your email, “NIGHT SHIFT BACKGROUND”.

extras@whiteturtlecasting.com | Click here for more info.

CREW CALL: Two day job in Santa Fe starting Oct. 18 – Staff me up

Albuquerque Fan Fest Nov 7-8 2014

As of 10am today – the 9th and the 4th person to email their name, contact info. and DOB to win@oneheadlightink.com will WIN FREE passes to the 1st ever Breaking Bad Fan Fest, Friday & Saturday Nov. 7 & 8.

Breaking Bad Fan Fest – Photo Contest

Friday Night Dog Rescue Fundraiser Birthday Party – Sandia Bar, Corrales, NM

Fox television series wardrobe now on sale at costume shop in ABQ.

Saturday night vote rally in Santa Fe!

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Posted by on October 9, 2014 | Comments Off on Today’s NM Film Fix

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Happy Birthday John Lennon!

MOVIE SUGGESTION – Not filmed in NM but, Nowhere Boy. It stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Lennon, who starred in Godzilla with Bryan Cranston good flick. Solid.

“Dig” gets at least four more episodes – USA Network “event” series (mini series) will premiere in March 2015 with 10 episodes instead of the original slated 6. Jason Isaacs Lucius Malfoy, Harry Potter, Ann Heche, David Costabile, Gale from Breaking Bad & more! See the official trialer HERE. Watch for additional, “Dig” casting notices here and HERE!

First open call for “Maze Runner” sequel and “Dig” – Saturday in Albuquerque:

Seeking: Middle Eastern, African American, Asian, Hispanic and Caucasian men and women between the ages of 18 and 22.

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Far Horizon Studio
304 Washington St. SE
(between Central Ave. & Zuni Rd.)


Hispanic Male – voice over

Whole Families – print work

Bilingual boy – acting

CLICK HERE for full details!

Indie films I hear are on the horizon for NM:

Talent currently being sought for the film, “Hideous”.
“Hideous” is a nonunion feature film about six band members who run into trouble while on tour and find themselves “at a couples farmhouse, terrorized by a dark presence that has loomed there for decades.”

Diane Kruger will star in the independent feature, “Sky”, about a woman on a trek across the country following a violent dispute with her husband. On the run from him and love itself, she finds herself falling for another man. No word on filming duration, but it looks like shoot locations include AZ, NV and NM.

“Exit 147″ Taylor Kitsch, is set to play the villainous lead, as sadistic cop who stops a traveler driving through the desert at night and begins playing mind games with him. A young father driving cross country to see his daughter is stopped by a sheriff at Exit 147, and it turns into a psychological game of cat and mouse with deadly consequences. Shooting is expected to begin in April 2015.


NEXT WEEKEND!!!!! 48 Hour Film Horror Project – Hookup with a team to volunteer and get in a picture! CLICK HERE NOW!

BREAKING BAD FAN FEST!!!! Nov. 7-8 Tickets available NOW!!! CLLLLLLICK!

BREAKING BAD RV TOURS! – BreakingBadRVTours.com

Santa Fe Independent Film Fest Oct 15 – 19

2014 Santa Fe Film Industry Tune-up not til December, but attention NM Filmmakers: Prepare 30-90 second television pilot trailer, to be shown and compete at the fest!

New Mexico Women in Film Santa Fe Mixer Oct. 26 – CLICK HERE

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OHI Special Guests: BREAKING BAD RV TOURS!!!! Congratulations to Marie M. who won free passes to their upcoming BREAKING BOO TOUR!!!

NOW CASTING: Martial artists and dancers for special featured roles for “Scorch Trials”. Email a photo, dance/martial arts exp. with PHONE number to egabel@msn.com. Must be 18 or older.

Ongoing Television Series Casting Reminders:

Lorrie Latham
– Dig

Robert Baxter – Stanistan

On Location Casting – The Messengers

White Turtle Casting
– Better Call Saul

Headed to NM:

Fabienne Berthaud will direct Diane Kruger in the independent feature, “Sky”, about a woman on a trek across the country following a violent dispute with her husband. On the run from him and love itself, she finds herself falling for another man. No word on filming duration, but it looks like shoot locations include AZ, NV and NM.

“Exit 147” Taylor Kitsch, is set to play the villainous lead, as sadistic cop who stops a traveler driving through the desert at night and begins playing mind games with him. A young father driving cross country to see his daughter is stopped by a sheriff at Exit 147, and it turns into a psychological game of cat and mouse with deadly consequences. Shooting is expected to begin in April 2015.

EXTRAS mixer: “Casting Coffee” this Saturday Oct 4th at high noon, Starbucks located on Rio Grande and I-40. Look for the table with the movie slate.

October 4, 2014 The New Mexico State Film Office second annual Film & Media Education Summit National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque 8:00am to 5:00pm

New Mexico Women in Film presents – “The Woman in the Story” Screenwriting Competition – Final Deadline – December 1

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Real Bartender
If you are a real Bartender and would like to be in an upcoming scene, send your name, contact number, current picture, height & weight to extras[at]whiteturtlecasting.com.
Title your email, BARTENDER

Pool/Billard Players
If you are a good pool player and would like to be in an upcoming scene, send your name, contact number, current picture, height & weight to extras[at]whiteturtlecasting.com.
Title your email, POOLPLAYER.
ALBUQUERQUE, NM Casting Notice – CW series “THE MESSENGERS’ for work on TOMORROW FRIDAY 9/26/14
–NEW FACES who have not yer worked on this project ONLY!–

Pay rate for EXTRAS is $68.80 for 8 hours ($8.60/hour with an 8 hour guarantee). Overtime will be paid after 8 hours. You will receive a check in the mail 10-14 business days AFTER you work.

Call Times are not yet available so you should have FULL and flexible availability to work ALL day. ALL day is 12 hours +.

Location is in the ALBUQUERQUE, NM area.


YOUNG BOY and REAL MOM :BOY age range is 8-14 y/o –
THIN build, willing to have us shave his head- This will be during school hours – SO PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU DO NOT FIT SPECS.

HAVEN HOUSE STAFF and NURSES : Male and Female Clean cut, orderly and admin types , all ethnicities, 25-45 y/o – Medical exp. Preferred

HAVEN HOUSE DOCTORS: Male and Female all Ethinicties, 35-55 y/o clean cut, conservative, BUSINESS ATIRE

FAMILY MEMBERS: Male and Female all ethnicities, 30-60 y/o, conservative, clean cut ,upscale look , business attire

PATIENTS: Male and Female 18-50 y/o – all ethnicities, clean cut

EMAIL themessengerscast[at]gmail.com
***ONLY if you fit these specs and have FULL AVAILABILITY***




As Family – current picture with everyone’s names, DOBs, and contact person’s cell phone number and e-mail address. Submit in ONE e-mail, not separately.

As Individual – current picture, e-mail address and cell phone number, DOB, height, and clothing sizes.

E-MAIL ALL SUBMISSIONS TO: wbextrascasting[at]gmail.com
Casting Call for Independent Film BULLY
Saturday, September 27 10 AM to 6 PM
Far Horizon Studio, 304 Washington SE

Email bullyfilm2014[at]gmail.com for audition sides and to reserve an audition time.

Hyde Howell – 15-19 year old Male, average to skinny build. On the quiet side, passive aggressive as well, showing flashes of uncontrolled anger. Likes to draw and sketch ( usually dark figures) a big of a loner with one friend, Mitchell.

Mitchell 15-19 years old male, Hyde’s only friend, confidant and comic relief. smoker, shaggy hair, bit of a loner as well.

Andrew 15 to 19 year old male, Average build, Hyde’s main bully, a lot like Hyde and Mitchell, an outcast, but for no apparent reason he picked on Hyde, Vince follows his orders devoutly,

Vince, 15-19 year old male, Another of Hyde;s bullies. Andrew’s muscle, Quieter than Andrew but more lethal.

Amanda – 15-19 year old female, Average to skinny build, has a bit of a crush on Hyde, and Hyde has a crush on her. She is definitely one of the “pretty girls” of the school, but isn’t snobby or extremely popular.

Anna Howell, 35-45 years old, female, Hyde’s mother, a nurse, which keeps her very busy, so much so that she has very little time to care for Hyde. She met her husband very young, high school sweethearts. Their marriage is quite and stale. she makes more money than her husband. A good mom when she has the time.

John Howell 35-45 male, Average to fit build, Hyde’s father, Not very affectionate, but not abusive. A machinist who is soft spoken and quiet. His job involves a lot of physical labor and the years of it have added up on his tired body. Scruff but not mangy, drinks but isn’t a drunk, no college degree, likes football, handsome.
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Film Fests:
Call for entries – final deadline Dec. 2

Call for volunteers – Oct 15 – 19


Agency workshop: This Friday Sept. 26th at Sol Acting Academy from 6pm-8pm Carissa Mitchell of Mitchell & Presley Talent Group will be hosting our first Agent workshop titled, “Signing with an Agency.” “the first step to working professionally as an actor”. For sign up, TICKETS and more information go to www.southwestsceneworks.com.

Classes: Albuquerque Actors Studio
with Lora Cunningham
TIME: Mondays 6PM-9PM
This 8-week Course starting Monday, October 20, 2014.

Taylor’s Calling
Song submissions through Nov. 30
Film submissions Nov 1 – Dec 1, 2014

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USA Network television pilot, “STANISTAN” is set to shoot in New Mexico this fall.

CORRECTION: Lorie Latham will be looking for an Experienced Stand-in/Photo Double for Jennifer Carpenter, 5’8″ to 5’9″ available for 2 weeks of filming Sept 30th to Oct 15th.

If this is you please inquire here.


Hispanic Males 20-30 yrs – Tough types
White Turtle Casting is looking for Hispanic Males 20-30 yrs old – 5’8 and taller for upcoming scenes. If you are interested, submit your information, name, contact number, current picture, height & weight to extras@whiteturtlecasting.com

Title your email: “HISPANIC”


*RUSH CALL* for CW series, “The Messengers”

ASIAN TRAVELERS: male and female, Asian, age range 18-80, variety of Asian types

BUSINESS TRAVELERS: male and female, all ethnicities, age rang 25-65, upscale, professional, MUST have business attire

: male, Caucasian, age range 60-75, white/gray/salt&pepper hair, height range 5’10”-6’0″, weight range 190-205lbs, medium build. (*see photo). Should also have a suit.


Also from USA Network, “Dig”, starring Jason Isaacs and Anne Heche, is gearing up for filming. Lorrie Latham will begin extras casting within the next few weeks. Visit her website, to submit.


Tasty dirt productions out of Deming, NM – call for actors in their Doritos Crash the Super Bowl commercial contest.

MTV Open Call

Do you have the greatest party story ever? Did you have a legendary Spring Break that people are STILL talking about years later? Do you keep people on the edge of their seats recanting the most insane prom of all time? Did a party plan go terribly wrong only to end in pure comedy? Did you pull off a prank so epic that it went viral? Has your embarrassing story made you a local legend?

If you believe your story trumps all, we want to hear from you!

If you appear between the ages of 16 and 25, are an amazing storyteller, and believe you have the greatest party story ever, email us at epicparty@mtv.com. Please include your name, contact info, photos, and a description of you and your unbelievable saga!


New Mexico Film Industry by the numbers – New Mexico Business First

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Today’s 94 Rock NM Fix

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94 Rock Film Fix

VARIETY – New Mexico film hot in Variety

Santa Fe Albuquerque Mayors sound off on economic growth due to film

The three big studios in NM

Artisans take advantage of incentives and experienced crew

Thriving production culture in New Mexico


Unusual Pets – all sorts of pets for upcoming scene. If you are interested pls email ALL your information, name, contact number, age range, height, weight, year, make model and color of your vehicle AND a current picture of you and your pet.

Professional looking people for some upcoming scenes. If you are interested and have not already sent your information, email your name, current photo, height, weight, year, make model and color of your vehicle to – extras[at]whiteturtlecasting.com

To submit for extras casting for the CW series, The Messengers register (FOR FREE) with On Location Casting HERE!

OLC NEW MEXICO Staff Notice – (1) Person needed to work at the OLC Casting Office TODAY – THURSDAY 8/21/14 for approx. 8 hours. $68.80/8 pay rate. Should be available from 11:30am – 7:30pm (MAY stretch a bit later and if so overtime will be paid) themessengerscast[at]gmail.com

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Fierce Women Warriors
Tractor Brewing Co.
Monday September 1, 2014

Come out celebrate working New Mexicans, enjoy some brew, some damn fine entertainment & network with film and other industry insiders! Special OHI reader section with extra perks!


Today’s NM Film Fix on 94 Rock

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Captain Fantastic Casting – THIS SATURDAY in Albuquerque
UPSCALE FUNERAL SCENE, come dressed! You may be cast on the spot!
55 and over. Casting a large number of people age 40-50, as well as some 20-30.Also seeking families with grown children (parents and teenagers). Click here to get in to it!

The Messengers Casting stand-ins for its EIGHT lead actors, five men three women. Exceptionally good looking. APPLY ONLY if you fit the specs.
$88.00 for 8 hours ($11.00/hour with an 8 hour guarantee)

Sicario – Casting cars and drivers for five days (August 18-22).
Send a photo of your car with name and phone number to sicarioextras[at]gmail.com.
Cars can be new or old and anything between, NO BLACK, RED OR WHITE.
Include the color of your car – sometimes not clear or apparent in photo.

NM Film Office has announced Kepler’s Dream starring Isabella Blake-Thomas, Holland Taylor, Sean Patrick Flanery, Kelly Lynch, David Hunt, Steven Michael Quezada and Kelly Hu. Heart warming story of young girl, her grandmother and a magical book…filming in Albuquerque and Santa Fe through the end of the month.

IF my sources are true, this month Ron Livingston will be in New Mexico to shoot We Hate Paul Revere…

Civil unrest in the middle east leads to production relocation to NM from Israel
Dig – Jason Isaacs and Anne Heche – USA Network, FBI investigating murder in Jerusalem

The Producer
– principle photography starts Friday, Canadian distribution has been secured so now it’s guaranteed in 2 countries. Celebrity guest with initials LDP has agreed to be a guest mentor on the show.

Get into Albuquerque Actors Studio courses with actress Lora Cunningham – here!

Charity Photoshoot with Andrea B. Good extended through the end of the month! Schedule yours now!

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Today’s NM Film Fix

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Manhattan has wrapped in northern New Mexico, with an impressive series debut nabbing
nearly two million viewers for its Sunday premiere. The NM production, garnering rave reviews, airs on WGN and is available on Hulu Plus. Catch a rebroadcast of premiere tonight at 8 pm on WGN. See the channel locator on Twitter.

Santa Fe is trying to get The Bachelor to film here…$500,000 to shoot city offering $100,000. What are your thoughts?

Meanwhile…The Messengers is CASTING NOW, we’re anxiously awaiting word on Longmire 4 announcement, Saul will be here through at least October and NBC’s The Night Shift will be back…to shoot its second season, set to air next Spring/May 2015.

TWO, count ’em TWO major cable network television pilots headed to NM (unofficially)!

“Stanistan” is a USA Network Comedy/Drama Pilot which 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.

The AMC Comedy pilot for “We Hate Paul 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.

Sidebar: Actual civil unrest in the middle east has lead production of the USA Network drama, “Dig” starring Jason Isaacs and Anne Heche to relocate to NM from Israel. The show is about the FBI investigating a murder in Jerusalem. – Local casting info. to follow.

OHI is excited to announce that two esteemed locals are on the roster to produce the upcoming indie “Bare”. Chad Burris and Mateo Fraizer are producing along with Alexandra Roxo and Christopher J. Scott. The film, directed by Natalia Leite is about a young girl living in Nevada who starts a complicated relationship with a female drifter who introduces her to a darker world and forces her to grow. “Bare” will star Imogen Poots, Riley Keough, Dianna Agron, Chris Zylka, Paz de la Huerta and Rachel Korine. MUCH more to come on this one!

Bonus bit: Another hot indie wraps this weekend, but not before one of its stars posted plenty of “from the New Mexico set” pics on her Instagram, here’s a little gallery of Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting on location filming “Burning Bodhi” in NM!

The independent feature, “Season of Starlings” will be holding a live stage read of the ghost movie/bloodless horror film, in Madrid New Mexico. Now casting ages 10 -20, for the August 14 read. Awesome experience and resume builder! Here is the casting call!

BONUS CALL: Toska Productions is casting a short film in Albuquerque. Paid/non-union, LGBTQ and/or people of color, get the hotlink here.

This weekend:
Saturday Sen. Al Franken will be holding a street rally 10am – close, on Sierra St. south of Central on Nob Hill. Meet & greet him, with some food & entertainment. No worries – “This is not a fundraiser”.

Saturday AND Sunday THIS charity photoshoot is not to be missed! Amazing multi-purpose photos you can treasure forever and/or use to land your first or next role in a New Mexico production! Andrea takes gorgeous photographs and for a crazy low price you can have 100 pics to fill your portfolio or jump start your headshot gallery! DO IT! AND you’ll be helping out local homeless children with their back-to-school supplies. Cant’ beat that!

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