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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”

***NEW MEXICO RESIDENTS ONLY***

94 Rock Film Fix

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”.

CASTING:

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”.

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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
email

Midthunder Casting is NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR PHOTO SHOOT!

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
Include: NAME, HEADSHOT, PHONE, EMAIL
Put in the Subject Line: “Healthcare Models”

#NMFilm:

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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Call for the next CW/my50 TV personality

Posted by on January 7, 2015 | Comments Off on Call for the next CW/my50 TV personality

Be-the-next CW-my50-star OHI

Ever dream of being a TV Star? New Mexico CW and My50 TV can make your dreams come true!

If you think you have what it takes to be an on-air representative for New Mexico CW and My50 TV, and have the video and people skills to back it up, apply for this position!

The CW & MY50 Star is the face and talent for New Mexico CW (KWBQ-TV) and MY50 TV (KASY-TV). The Star will represent both stations. The position is a full time position, with some weekend and evening events. The Star must be professional in the way they handle themselves in representing the stations with the client and the public.

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for day-to-day station and website marketing development and production of stations¹ promotional announcements.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

Motivate viewers to watch the station and visit the station¹s website through station promotion.
Write, produce, light, shoot, and edit station promotional announcements.
Maintain a fun, collaborative and effective work environment.
Produce news topicals, image campaigns, and more.
Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Detail oriented.
Proficiency in television production and post-production.
Ability to write, produce, shoot, and edit.
Proficient in computer software application (ex: Final Cut Pro, ENPS, Adobe Photoshop).
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Education/Experience: Bachelor¹s degree with at least 2 years television promotions experience.

Training/Equipment: Computer with editing software.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures.

TO APPLY:
Go to www.krqe.com “Work for Us”, enter the Keyword “CW”. No phone calls.

The application deadline is open until the job has been filled.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED **

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Casting Multiple Newborns for The Night Shift

Posted by on December 16, 2014 | 2 comments

UPDATE 1/5/15: FEATURED BACKGROUND THE NIGHT SHIFT – NEWBORN BABIES
If you had your baby (or twins) on or near 25 December 2014, and would like them to have a Featured Background role on the NBC hit series, The Night Shift, email pictures, parent’s name, contact number, baby’s weight and length to extras@whiteturtlecasting.com.

Seeking several newborns and/or twins for filming on Friday, January 9, 2015.

Title your email, “BABY”.

NMFilm Production The Night Shift OHI

FEATURED BACKGROUND CASTING FOR NBC SERIES, THE NIGHT SHIFT – NEW BORN BABIES

FROM WHITE TURTLE CASTING:
If you are having your baby (or twins) between now and 25 December 2014, and would like to have your baby to have a Featured Background role on The Night Shift on Friday, 9 January 2015, email pictures (once your baby is born), parent’s name, contact number, babies’ weight and length to extras@whiteturtlecasting.com

White Turtle Casting needs several Newborns or Twins.

Title your email, “BABY”.

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LAST CALL FOR “THE MESSENGERS” S1

Posted by on December 1, 2014 | 2 comments

OLC Casting CW Series The Messengers in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, On Location Casting, NM Casting Notice – CW Series “The Messengers “

–this will be the FINAL Episode for Season 1 shooting on this project and your LAST CHANCE to work as an extra on this TV Series this year!

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.

You MUST have open/flexible availability if submitting so that you can work WHATEVER full times end up being. If not, please DO NOT SUBMIT! If you have work or class at all scheduled for this date – you are NOT available.!!! You should be prepared to work 12-15 hours!!

Location is in and around the Albuquerque, NM area.

*EXTRAS*: – PLEASE BE AWARE OF WHAT YOU ARE SUBMITTING

-WEDNESDAY 12/3/14:
CORONERS: Male 30-50 y/o clean cut professional – No Arm Tattoos Please! Must be able to lift 60lbs ( you will be caring fake bodies)
DRIVERS w/ Cars- Please no Chevy or GMC- No White or Silver cars please (when submitting put year make, model, and color of car please)

-THURSDAY 12/4/14:
AIRPORT PASSENGERS: 18-65 Y/O Clean cut professional – ALL Ethnicities
COLLEGE STUDENT: 18-27 y/o all ethnicities
CAR SERVICE DRIVERS: Male 25-50 Must own black suit – Clean cut professional
PROFESSORS: Female and Male 30-55 y/o clean cut professional- ALL Ethnicities

-SATURDAY 12/6/14
DRIVERS w/ Cars and Trucks – Please no Chevy or GMC- No White or Silver cars please (when submitting put year make, model, and color of car please)
PESDESTRIANS: must be physically fit (will be running in scene multiple times) 18-45 y/o all ethnicities.

-MONDAY 12/8/14, TUESDAY 12/9/14, WEDNESDAY 12/10/14
COMMANDOS: MALE 22-50 y/o physically fit – MILITARY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT EXP. A MUST- No facial hair! Must be ok Running.

-THURSDAY 12/11/14
LAST CHANCE BAR PATRONS, BARTENDER AND WAITRESS (You all know who you are)

To submit after registering, email: themessengerscast@gmail.com

IN YOUR EMAIL PLEASE PUT WHAT DATE YOU ARE SUBMITTING FOR ALONG WITH CHARACTER: DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU DO NOT HAVE FULL DAY AND NIGHT AVAILABLE OR IF YOU THINK YOU WILL CANCEL DUE TO WEATHER!

**IF YOU SUBMIT – CHECK YOUR EMAILS & SPAM!!!! OLC will be responding via email as quickly as possible and you will need to confirm your booking right away or they will replace you with someone else .CHECK YOUR SPAM!!! IF YOU CONFIRM, YOU MUST SHOW UP no excuses as we cannot overbook this scene! Failure to show up will mean that you will not be eligible for any future OLC bookings!!**

**PLEASE DO NOT send more than one email! PLEASE DO NOT email if you don’t fit these casting requirements or are not available on the listed work date!! Thanks! DO NOT SEND MORE THAN ONE EMAIL or send additional emails asking if you have been booked yet – they WILL respond to everyone you just have to BE PATIENT.

**PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE OLC OFFICE ABOUT THIS BOOKING unless specifically requested!!**

If you do not have a profile with OLC, go to www.onlocationcasting.net and complete a Talent Application before sending availability email. It is FREE to register and you do not have to have a paid ‘active’ account in order to be booked for work.

To submit after registering, email: themessengerscast@gmail.com

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NBC SERIES, “THE NIGHT SHIFT” RETURNS TO NEW MEXICO FOR SEASON TWO

Posted by on October 14, 2014 | One comment

BACKGROUND CASTING CALL – THE NIGHT SHIFT Season II

NMFilm Night Shift Casting

Background Casting Call – Filming start mid November.

Looking for Background, all ages & ethnicities. Also looking for real nurses, police, firefighters, paramedic and amputees. If you are for example a real nurse, in the subject pls put NURSE.

If you are interested, submit ALL information as requested.
Refer to Contact Us Page to see what the perfect submission contains in the email.

Submit, ALL within the one email:

your name, contact number (cell is best), current photo (color only), height, weight, age range, year, make, model & color of your vehicle, your availability and where you live (not your address) ie ABQ.

Email to:

extras@whiteturtlecasting.com

White Turtle Casting submission sample

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TV Series and Feature Film Casting Call

Posted by on October 9, 2014 | One comment

New Mexico Casting Calls

A double production casting call will be held this Saturday in Albuquerque with casting directors from EG Casting and Lorrie Latham Casting.

The two companies will be looking to cast the following types:

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

The call is for television series extras and extras for a Sci-Fi feature film shooting in the Albuquerque area.

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

The event is being held by EG Casting and Lorrie Latham Casting.

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Albuquerque: Casting Multiple Types for CW Series, “The Messengers”

Posted by on August 23, 2014 | Comments Off on Albuquerque: Casting Multiple Types for CW Series, “The Messengers”

FOR THE MESSENGERS CURRENT CASTING CALLS CHECK IN HERE:

https://www.facebook.com/onlocationcasting

OLC Casting CW Series The Messengers in New Mexico

***PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND FULLY***

ALBUQUERQUE, NM Casting Notice – CW series “THE MESSENGERS” for work on MONDAY 8/25/14

–NEW FACES who have not yet worked on this project!!

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 7-10 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 +, before submitting.

Location: ALBUQUERQUE, NM area.

***PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND FULLY***

*EXTRAS*
MILITARY HONOR GUARD: male or female, all ethnicities, age range 18-60, REAL military with knowledge or protocol and procedure for funeral Honor Guard. Can be active duty or retired. (*please specify when submitting)

MILITARY CHAPLAIN: male, all ethnicities, age range 30-60, REAL military with knowledge or protocol and procedure for funeral Chaplain. Should also have own vestments. Can be active duty or retired. (*please specify when submitting)

MILITARY MOURNERS: male and female, all ethnicities, age range 18-60, military haircuts and bearing, should have own uniform although we will likely provide one. Can be active duty or retired. (*please specify when submitting) (–side note – will also work in an additional scene as a Strip Club Patron so should be comfortable in that environment!)

SECRET SERVICE: male, all ethnicities, age range 26-55, clean-cut, conservative, short hair cuts, 5’10” or taller, should have your own black suit. Prefer men with previous military or law enforcement experience (*please specify when submitting) (–side note – will also work in an additional scene as a Strip Club Patron so should be comfortable in that environment!)

UNIFORM POLICE OFFICERS; male, all ethnicities, age range 26-55, clean-cut, conservative, short hair cuts, 5’10” or taller. Prefer men with previous military or law enforcement experience (*please specify when submitting) (–side note – will also work in an additional scene as a Strip Club Patron so should be comfortable in that environment!)

FUNERAL MOURNERS (general): male and female, all ethnicities, age range 18-70, clean-cut, conservative, middle America to upscale. Should have nice clothing in black or darker colors.

STRIP CLUB BOUNCERS: male, all ethncities, age range 21-40, large stature, imposing, tough looking

STRIP CLUB CUSTOMERS: male, all ethnicities, age range 20-60, all types. MUST be comfortable in a strip club environment with the possibility of having girls dance in front of you

STRIP CLUB COCKTAIL WAITRESSES: female, all ethnicities, age range 21-30, sexy, attractive, MUST have previous cocktail waitress experience (*please specify when submitting)

STRIP CLUB DANCERS (Strippers): female, all ethnicities, age range 18-30, sexy, attractive, comfortable in MINIMAL clothing, dance experience (does not have to be exotic dance experience), outgoing, comfortable pretending to give dances to men. (*HIGHER RATE)

***PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND FULLY***

***DO SUBMIT IF YOU DO NOT FIT any of these SPECS!***

To submit for work – Please EMAIL: themessengerscast@gmail.com ASAP

Title your email: “MONDAY BOOKING (specify role)”.

You MUST include your first and last name & contact number. Please also include what times work best for your fitting. MUST also have a recently updated (within the past 6 months) talent profile in the OLC database! Your photo MUST be good quality, facing forward, NO sunglasses and you must be the only person in your picture!!

**DO NOT send more than one email!**

PLEASE DO NOT email if you don’t fit these casting requirements or are not available on the listed work date!!

If you have friends or family who fit this description but do not have a profile with us, please have them go to www.onlocationcasting.net and complete a FREE Talent Application before sending email with availability. It is FREE to register and you do not have to have a paid/upgraded ‘active’ account in order to be booked for work.

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Today’s 94 Rock NM Film Fix

Posted by on August 14, 2014 | Comments Off on Today’s 94 Rock NM Film Fix

Captain Fantastic Cast Photo Doubles

CASTING:

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC
, ALBUQUERQUE – Looking for actors 18 and over to match 4 child actors for THIS SATURDAY in Albuquerque: ***Over 18 to look roughly 14 – 16 years old***

Annalise Basso, 5’4, 119 lbs, wears x-small/small clothing, long red hair.

Samantha Isler, 5’3 1/2, 100 lbs, long brown hair.

Nicolas Hamilton
, 4’11, 87 lbs, short/medium length blonde hair.

George MacKay, 6’1, 165 lbs and looks like 16 year old! 32 inch waist. Long and lean.

To apply, EMAIL: nmbackground[at]gmail.com

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC, LAS CRUCES – Looking for Las Crueces based background actors with high end cars for 8/18 shoot. MUST OWN AND BE WILLING TO USE HIGH END CAR (NO RED, WHITE or BLACK cars) in scene. This scene takes place outside church, actors will be dressed in upscale funeral attire and leaving the funeral. AGAIN, PLEASE ONLY submit if you own high end car and are willing to use it in the shoot. Age range is 40-60 all ethnicities.

SUBMIT pictures dressed in upscale attire along with photo of car to Erin O’Shaughnessy at nmbackground[at]gmail.com

SICARIO, ALBUQUERQUE: Looking for a Josh Brolin Double, 5’11” 180-190 lbs, thick brown hair. to work next week and the week after. Email a photo with sizes to: egabel[at]msn.com. PLEASE remember to include your phone number.

CREW SCHOOLS:

Santa Fe Community College is Offering FILM CREW 1 Class

CNM Film Technician Certificate Programs

How to join IATSE – International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
SCAMS:

Cross reference the New Mexico Film Office resource directory with multiple, positive web hits and REFERENCES from your friends or film industry network!

OHI says, don’t work with an organization or production that you don’t first get at least three positive reviews about.

Beware of “star makers”.  Reminder, there are only three licensed talent agencies in the state:
There are only THREE talent agencies in the state: Mitchell, Presley Talent Group. O Agency and A&M Talent House.

NM STARS:

Shantel VanSanten (The Glades, One Tree Hill, Gang Related), now filming The Messengers in Albuquerque has plenty of positive reviews for the state! Check her out and give her a big “Welcome to New Mexico” on Twitter!

Keeping in line with the 94 Rock Morning Show’s look at corpororate corruption in our food supply (aka GMOs), check out New Mexico Filmer, Matt Damon as corn industry whistle-blower Mark Whitacre.

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CASTING CALL FOR MAJOR MOTION PICTURE: CAPTAIN FANTASTIC

Posted by on August 5, 2014 | Comments Off on CASTING CALL FOR MAJOR MOTION PICTURE: CAPTAIN FANTASTIC

Captain Fantastic Cast filming in New Mexico

Midthunder Casting is holding an open call for the feature film, “Captain Fantastic”, starring Viggo Mortensen, Steve Zahn, Kathryn Hahn, Missi Pyle and Frank Langella.

WHEN:
1-4 pm Saturday, August 9, 2014

WHERE:
Sol Acting Academy
5500 San Mateo Blvd NE, Suite 114
Albuquerque, NM 87109

WHO: ADULTS OF ALL AGES

Most sought after age group, 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).

WHAT: This will be an UPSCALE funeral scene in large, beautiful cathedral.

SHOOT DATES & LOCATION: AUGUST 14 and/or 15 in ALBUQUERQUE

Please note: YOU MAY BE CAST ON THE SPOT!
Dress to impress! Please ATTEND the casting call in your BEST ATTIRE for the scene
See wardrobe details below.

WARDROBE:
UPSCALE funeral attire
MEN: Suits (dark colors: black preferred, grey & navy blue acceptable)
WOMEN: dresses (black), Suits / Skirts (dark colors: black preferred,
grey & navy blue acceptable)

****IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND THE CASTING CALL EMAIL: nmbackground[at]gmail.com

Include:
Name
Contact info (Phone number and Email)
Headshot or current photo (under 2 megabits)
Age (or age range)

****THESE ARE PAID POSITIONS****

Director: Matt Ross

Casting: Angelique Midthunder
with Erin O’Shaugnessy for Midthunder Casting, LLC

SYNOPSIS:
In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a passionate father is so
devoted to teaching his six children how to live, be free, and survive
in the world that he has moved them deep into the forests of the
Pacific Northwest. He spends his days teaching them combat skills,
training them like professional athletes, homeschooling them in a
rigorous classical education, and introducing them to the beauty of
the natural world. However, when he is forced to leave their
self-created paradise and confront the real world, he begins a journey
that challenges his unorthodox parenting.

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

Posted by on July 12, 2014 | Comments Off on Inspired Call: Uplifting reality TV series NOW casting in #ABQ

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

Posted by on June 30, 2014 | Comments Off on They’re ba-ack…OLC Casting in New Mexico

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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