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 #NOTWITHOUTALONZO OPEN CALL –

LIVE SEPT 27 – OCT 11, 2017

In partnership with The Hype Magazine

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Producer Timothy Lee Conley is hosting an open call on clapit to cast 3 speaking roles in a reenactment scene for the documentary N.ot W.ithout A.lonzo. The film tells the story of Alonzo Williams, the Godfather of West Coast Hip Hop. The available roles are hip hop icons Dr. Dre and Eazy-E, as well as a female cashier named Tiffany. Winners will be flown to Los Angeles, CA in October for the shoot.

Only non-SAG-AFTRA, non-union actors 13+ years old in the USA are eligible to apply. There is no charge to download clapit or to enter the contest. Official contest rules posted soon.

Character Breakdowns:

The scene is a nightclub in Compton in the early ‘80s, where Alonzo is meeting Dr. Dre and Eazy-E to discuss the formation of the hip hop group NWA. Dr. Dre and Eazy-E are both African American males and up-and-coming emcees. Tiffany is a female nightclub cashier of any ethnicity.

To audition for Dr. Dre, improvise Dre expressing his passion for rap to Alonzo.

To audition for Eazy-E, improvise Eazy-E telling Alonzo an entertaining story about a recent performance.

To audition for Tiffany, improvise Tiffany having an interaction with a difficult nightclub customer.

How to Apply:

  1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.

  2. Between Sept 27 – Oct 11, 2017, post a 20-sec video audition onto clapit based on the character breakdowns. In the text of your post, write #notwithoutalonzo and the role you are auditioning for. (If you audition for Dr. Dre AND Eazy-E, you must do so in separate videos.)

  3. Invite your family, friends & fans over text, email & social media to download clapit and “clap” your performance.

  4. Producer Timothy Lee Conley will choose the winners from the top three most clapped auditions for each role.

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 #ACTORSCONNECTION OPEN CALL –

LIVE SEPT 19 – OCT 1, 2017

Sponsored by Actors Connection and Reproductions

Clapit is a talent discovery app that removes the barriers between actors and Hollywood decision makers. The winner of the #actorsconnection Open Call on clapit will receive free admission to a 3-day event from Oct 13-15, 2017 at Actors Connection called NY Connection, where they will meet with 12 top agents & casting directors. Winner will also receive 100 (8×10) headshot prints and standard demo reel editing services from Reproductions.

Only actors ages 13+ in the USA are eligible to enter. Clapit will provide the winner with accommodations for the event. Winner will have to pay their own transportation costs if they live outside of the New York metropolitan area. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest. Read the Official Rules here.

How to Apply:

  1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.

  2. Between September 19 – October 1, 2017, post a 20-sec video audition onto clapit that showcases your acting talent. Be sure to write #actorsconnection as well as your city and state of residence in your post.

  3. Invite your family, friends & fans over text, email & social media to download clapit and “clap” your performance.

  4. Actors Connection co-owner Tony Nation will choose the winner from the top 5 most clapped auditions. The winner will receive free admission to a 3-day event from Oct 13-15, 2017 at Actors Connection called NY Connection, where they will meet with 12 top agents & casting directors. Winner will also receive 100 (8×10) headshot prints and standard demo reel editing services from Reproductions.

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#CLAPITHOST2 OPEN CALL – LIVE SEPT 8-24, 2017

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Clapit is the social media app that removes the barriers between actors and producers. The winner of the #clapithost2 Open Call will be flown to Los Angeles, CA in October for a speaking role in a production by Timothy Conley, star in a video announcing clapit’s next Open Call, and meet with clapit co-founder PJ Bedwell!

Only non-SAG-AFTRA, non-union actors 13+ years old in the USA and New South Wales, Australia are eligible to apply. There is no charge to download clapit or to enter the contest. Read our Official Rules here. 

How to Apply:

1. Download clapit from the app store.

2. Between September 8-24, 2017, improvise a comedic monologue and post a 20-sec video audition onto clapit. In the text of your post, write #clapithost2 as well as your country of residence (USA or NSW, Australia).

3. Invite your family, friends & fans over text, email & social media to download clapit and “clap” your performance

4. Clapit CEO Mary Jane Bulseco will choose the winner from the top 10 most clapped auditions. The winner will be flown to Los Angeles, CA in October for a speaking role in a production by Timothy Conley, star in a video announcing clapit’s next Open Call, and meet with clapit co-founder PJ Bedwell!

 #RUSSEMANUEL OPEN CALL – AUG 24-SEPT 17, 2017

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congrats to the winners, Paige Poucel and Ezra Stevens!

Clapit held an open call from Sep 8-17, 2017 for speaking roles in Producer Russ Emanuel’s film Lighter Than Air. Russ chose Paige & Ezra from the top 5 most clapped female & male auditions, and they were flown to Los Angeles, CA for the shoot.

 #NATASHABASSETT OPEN CALL – ENDED

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congrats to the winner, Brigitte Bertrand, from Los Angeles, California!

Clapit held an open call from August 2017 for the lead female role in Satellite Sky’s music video, directed by Hollywood actress Natasha Bassett (Hail Caesar!, Britney Ever After). Natasha chose Brigitte from the top 5 most clapped female auditions and she was filmed in Los Angeles, California.

#clapithost Open Call – ENDED

Congrats to the winner, Jean Carmen, from Phoenix, Arizona!

clapit held an open call from July 17 to Aug 6, 2017 for a clapit host. Participants posted 20-second video impersonations of their favorite actors onto clapit. From the top 5 most clapped auditions, clapit co-founder/CEO MJ Bulseco chose JeanCarmen as the winner. JeanCarmen will be flown into New York to host clapit’s next feature film open call and to meet Steven Shapiro, Executive Producer of The November Man starring Pierce Brosnan.

#HowardNash Open Call – ENDED

Congrats to the winners, Joe Coppola from Staten Island, NY, and Isabel Romero from Orlando, Florida!

Award-winning producer Howard Nash held an Open Call from June 30 to July 15, 2017 for two speaking roles for Wisper, his true crime thriller shot in Harlem, NYC in July. The winners were Joe Coppola from Staten Island, New York, and Isabel Romero from Orlando, Florida. Nash selected Joe for the role of “Detective Shuster“ and Isabel for the role of “Teresa” from the top 5 most clapped female and male auditions. Joe and Isabel traveled to NYC to appear in the new independent film Wisper.