There is a wonderful new opportunity for actors in the Detroit area to showcase their talent. The Park Players are setting the dial for a dose of holiday nostalgia. The production “It’s A Wonderful Life: On the Air is now casting actors for its upcoming production. The show is a unique spin on a traditional… Read More »
Types of Michigan AuditionsAs any business professional does, you need to smell out the money and figure out who has a budget to pay you. Michigan Casting Calls have (2) distinct categories: ‘open’ Michigan Auditions (like cattle calls) and ‘closed’ Michigan Auditions (you are actually going to be booked). Most ‘open’ Michigan Auditions are publicity stunts. The actual models/actors have already been booked or due to poor planning, they failed to allocate a budget for talent and are trying to get talent to work for free. Research, research, research the Michigan Auditions before attending. Learn as much about who is hosting the Michigan Audition and the reputation of the client for Michigan Auditions. Detroit fashion, acting and creatives is a very small niche group of people – everyone knows everyone. Once you begin to meet other industry professionals, you will learn which Michigan Movie Auditions are worth your time and which Michigan Auditions are a waste.
Michigan Acting Auditions:A tax credit passed by the State of Michigan brought in over 100 movies for filming over the past three years. Mainstream actors have been relocating for Michigan Auditions and the large amount of work available in A-‐list films. Michigan TV Auditions and industry professionals were outraged this last year that the State of Michigan cut significant funding for this job-‐booming incentive. Film and production studios have already been constructed to meet the high demand for Michigan Acting Auditions and film work is still available. Michigan residents hope the budget will restore soon for Michigan Auditions and more Hollywood films.
Michigan Modeling Auditions:Your goal should be to grab any and all local work through Michigan Auditions; just like in a 9-‐5 job, you are building a resume. With a few commercials, movies and print work, your transition into a larger market (like New York, LA) will be much easier and you will be prepared. Somerset Collection is one of the only profitable runway clients in Michigan Auditions. Moosejaw, Somerset Collection, Pure Michigan [campaign], Carhart, Art Van, Roma Sposa [bridal], GM, Ford, Chrysler – this is a short list of Michigan-‐based companies who ‘do’ hire their talent through Michigan Auditions. These companies have needs for print work, commercials and runway, of which they use Michigan Modeling Auditions to book strong talent for strong advertisement pieces.
The Detroit Lighhouse Community Theatre is holding open call auditions for their upcoming production of “Lilies of the Field”. The show follows Homer Smith, who is used to being in charge of his time –and his life as he crosses paths with Mother Maria, who is used to sacrificing her time for her calling and… Read More »
There is an upcoming television commercial that will be shooting in Detroit, MI. Casting directors are looking for a male to appear in it. The shoot is called Timeless. Amy Krause Produces is now looking to cast one older male for a spec comedy TV commercial. The commercial is for an up and coming director…. Read More »
Transformers has begun filming and Detroit and casting directors have released a new casting call for kids! Producers have been tight lipped regarding the plot of the film so we don’t know exactly what the story line will be yet just. We do know that Michael Bay is back directing and that Mark Wahlberg will… Read More »
There is a new television sitcom that will be filming in Detroit and casting directors are looking to fill lead roles in the show. The currently Untitled Latin Sitcom is a show inspired by the influx of Latino families to the United States. The show will center on the intimate relationships between an outrageous cast… Read More »
There is a new stage play that is now casting in Detroit. Seasons Change is holding open call auditions for their production. They are looking for actors and singers for the theatre show. Seasons Change is about a family that is full of drama and chaos can change for the good, anyone can. Auditions for… Read More »
Detroit will be the background to much of the next Transformers movie! Michael Bay is returning to the Motor City to direct “Transformers 5: The Last Knight”. The extras casting team is now accepting submissions from men and women who are over the age of 18 to appear in the movie. They are seeking Michigan… Read More »
There is a new project that is looking for a child actress for an upcoming paid job. A project that is in part produced by ESPN is seeking an ethnically ambiguous child actress. ESPN, Inc. is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business… Read More »
The rumor is true, Michigan. The world’s foremost superheroes will be spending 2014 fighting evildoers all across The Great Lakes State and now is your chance to be a part of movie history! Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the super-sized sequel to the humongous box office hit Man Of Steel, will be shooting almost entirely… Read More »
A car filled, high octane action film – is there a better place for it to be filmed than Michigan? Dreamworks all new feature Need For Speed based on the mega popular video game is set to begin shooting at various locations in The Mitten very soon and the producers and casting directors for this… Read More »