The film industry is the state’s #1 job creator.
Makes sense to have resources and support services available for everyone from those just starting out, to those coming up in the ranks.
In its first month in operation the New Mexico Spotlight Foundation has awarded the following:
NMSF Rising Stars Award, nine weeks professional acting training with Stephen Burhoe, to Nathan Livingston, Cyrus Dodson-Sands, Josie Smith.
The McMaster Audition 101 first ever kids course goes to sisters Emma & Elizabeth Swenson.
Victoria Gonzalez received Albuquerque Actors Studio eight week Acting & Auditioning Course with Lora Cunningham.
The first ever NMSF Spirit Award goes to Ethen Glass – 1 year of talent training and services
valued at approx. $3K.
This round of awards are valued at over $5k.
Donations of time, services and funds are greatly appreciated!
Second only to training is experience…NOW CASTING
1.) Brave is looking for men to play ‘Revolutionary Guard’ Monday Oct 30. Men between 18 and 45 yo. Photo and contact to firstname.lastname@example.org
2.) Tagged casting Ballerina’s: female, all ethnicities, age range 18-30, thin ballerina type bodies, graceful, MUST have actual ballet experience and have your own ballet costumes (*please specify your ballet experience when submitting). Full casting call details here.
3.) The feature film The Wave, starring Justin Long and Donald Faison, is looking for party goers. November 9 in Albuquerque for a DAY SHOOT. Rate –$8.80/Hr–.
PARTY GOERS: Any Ethnicity MALE and FEMALE (20s-30s) eclectic partygoers, hipster looks OR tattoos and piercings preferred.
Submit photos to email@example.com!
(We will ask you to arrive camera ready, so please arrive wearing any clothing/accessories you own that contribute to that look!)
4.) Edit House Productions, LLC, announces an OPEN CASTING CALL for the following:
1 Male/ 1 Female between the appearing age of 20 – 27
1 Male and 1 Female between the appearing age of 40 – 45
1 Male and 1 Female between the appearing age of 60 – 65
Each M/F will be paired as a couple acting out an engagement scene. Some acting experience is requested, but not required.
A criminal background check will be conducted. The selected applicant will appear as a non-speaking role in upcoming broadcast and online commercials.For time and travel, Edit House Productions, LLC will offer a full-buyout agreement and compensate each individual $75.Estimated production will take place at the end of October or beginning of November.
All interested applicants can apply by emailing a headshot and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
No phone calls.
5.) Non-paid music video casting Nov. 3, 4 and 7
Waiters, server, cops, dinner scene, soup kitchen scene, business woman, mother, daughter, homeless person, politician, and bad guy. Full details below.
6.) Feature film Dreamland is looking for an African American boy between 11 and 13 to work on Monday, October 30 as featured background. Send a photo with height, weight, parent’s name and phone number to email@example.com. New Mexico residents only.
7.) “Willenberger” will start filming next month in Roy New Mexico.
NM Movie News:
Now Filming – The Wave
Godless, a Netflix Limited Series, coming November 22.