CLAPIT CROWD-SOURCES PROFESSIONAL AND AMATEUR ACTORS STRAIGHT INTO FILM AND TV ROLES, DISCOVERING NEW STARS

 

CLAPIT’S #JUSTIFIEDVENGEANCEFILM OPEN CALL

OCTOBER 20 – NOVEMBER 2, 2018

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #Justifiedvengeancefilm open call will perform speaking roles in the feature film “Justified Vengeance” by FILMMAKER PAUL MORMANDO.

If the winners need to be flown to the film set clapit will assist with their expenditure in accordance with our Official Rules. All people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. Actors must be non-union. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest. IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of Section 6 of the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

For your 20-second audition video, improvise one of the following options:

Option 1 – GINA (female role)

Your character is Gina and there is a scene in the movie where you are seeing your brother for the first time in years and you are trying to talk him into leading a better life away from his criminal gang. His young daughter was just brutally murdered and we want to watch you in your audition video convincing your brother that this is the time to try a different life away from all the criminal activity. Improvise this scene.

Option 2 – GARY (male role)

Your character is Gary.  You are in a restaurant and are rude and obnoxious.  The waitress approaches you and tells you that you are disturbing other customers.  We want to watch you in your audition video respond in a rage at the waitress. Improvise this scene

HOW TO APPLY

1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.
2. Between October 20 – November 2, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #Justifiedvengeancefilm, your name, your age, and your city & state of legal residence in your post.
3. Invite your family, friends & fans over text, email & social media to download clapit and “clap” (vote) for your performance.
4. FILMMAKER – PAUL MORMANDO will choose one female winner from the top five most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top five most clapped male auditions.

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CLAPIT’S #THEASSASSINSAPPRENTICEFILM OPEN CALL

OCTOBER 18 – 29, 2018

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #Theassassinsapprenticefilm open call will perform speaking roles in the film “The Assassin’s Apprentice” by FILMMAKER HOWARD NASH.

If the winners need to be flown to the film set clapit will assist with their expenditure in accordance with our Official Rules. All people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest. IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of Section 6 of the Official Rules.

To audition please improvise one of the following character breakdowns:-

Option 1 – Matt (male role)

Matt is a trainee for a government spy agency. In other words, you are a “spy in training”. You are with your boss and try to convince your boss to allow you to take part in a kidnapping mission. The mark, is a “high-value target“ and you desperately want to be part of this important mission. In your audition video you are trying desperately to convince your boss to let you go on the kidnapping mission. Your character is Matt, improvise this scene.

Option 2 – Helen (female role)

Helen is a trainee for the same government agency. In your audition video you must persuade an errant spy to come in from the cold. You must persuade him to surrender willingly, and to allow you to escort him peacefully to a waiting vehicle. You stand to benefit greatly (in the eyes of your superiors), if you can convince him to come with you. Your character is Helen, improvise this scene.

HOW TO APPLY

1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.
2. Between October 18 – October 29, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #Theassassinsapprenticefilm, your name, your age, and your city & state of legal residence in your post.
3. Invite your family, friends & fans over text, email & social media to download clapit and “clap” (vote) for your performance.
4. FILMMAKER – HOWARD NASH will choose one female winner from the top five most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top five most clapped male auditions.

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CLAPIT’S #MEMOIRS OF A ROBOT OPEN CALL

OCTOBER 10 – 24, 2018

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #Memoirsofarobotfilm open call will perform speaking roles in the feature film Memoirs of a Robot by FILMMAKER, MARK ELIAS.

If the winners need to be flown to the film set clapit will assist with their expenditure in accordance with our Official Rules. All people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. Actors must be non-union.. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest. IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of Section 6 of the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

For your 20-second audition video, improvise one of the following options:

OPTION 1 – Your character is Piper (female role).

Piper is a suburban mom and a casual drug dealer. She is unfamiliar with Aaron when he arrives to buy pills for his ailing friend Ben. While she knows Ben and her regulars, Aaron is not someone she knows. From the time she opens the door she is suspicious as he tries to convince her to accept the money and hand over the pills. Your character is Piper and we want to watch you in your audition video giving Aaron a hard time while he is desperate to buy pills from you. Improvise this scene.

OPTION 2 – Your character is Chunky (male role).

Chunky is a hard running dude who while being a family man also runs a successful late night gambling scene. A former stand up comedian with a hard edge, he is protective of his setup and doesn’t like anyone “weird” coming into the circle, especially someone who looks like they can’t count cards. Aaron tries to convince Chunky he’s just part of the guys; Chunky doesn’t like Aaron and becomes agitated by Aaron at the poker table but let’s him join. When Aaron wins too quickly Chunky throws him out. Your character is Chunky and we want to watch you in your audition video react to Aaron who you don’t like and then tell Aaron to leave while Aaron insists on staying. Improvise this scene.

HOW TO APPLY

1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.
2. Between October 10 – October 24, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #Memoirsofarobotfilm, your name, your age, and your city & state of legal residence in your post.
3. Invite your family, friends & fans over text, email & social media to download clapit and “clap” (vote) for your performance.
4. FILMMAKER – MARK ELIAS will choose one female winner from the top five most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top five most clapped male auditions.

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CLAPIT’S #SMACKFILM OPEN CALL

OCTOBER 1 – 14, 2018

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #Smackfilm open call will perform speaking roles in the film Smack by FILMMAKER D.J. HIGGINS.

If the winners need to be flown to the film set clapit will assist with their expenditure in accordance with our Official Rules. All people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. Actors must be non-union. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest. IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of Section 6 of the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

For your 20-second audition video, improvise one of the following options:

OPTION 1:- Lucy – (female role)

Lucy is feeding her dog in the garden when she hears noise coming from the front of her house. She witnesses police screaming at a guy she suspects is a drug addict. She does not know what to do and wants to help the guy so she calls her neighbour John to come and help her. She is hysterical on the phone to John while explaining to John the scene outside her house. Your character is Lucy. Improvise this scene.

OPTION 2:- John – (male role)

John gets out of the shower and hears the phone ringing and on the other end is Lucy his neighbour and friend. She tells him to run to the street as the police are with a guy who she suspects is an addict and they are not treating him well. John is shocked when he witnesses what is happening. He tries to convince the police to stop. Your character is John. Improvise this scene.

HOW TO APPLY

1.Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.
2.Between October 1 – October 14, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #Smackfilm, your name, your age, and your city & state of legal residence in your post.
3.Invite your family, friends & fans over text, email & social media to download clapit and “clap” (vote) for your performance.
4.FILMMAKER – D.J. HIGGINS will choose one female winner from the top five most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top five most clapped male auditions.

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CLAPIT’S #CLAPITHOST8 OPEN CALL

SEPTEMBER 26 – OCTOBER 6, 2018

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The winner of clapit’s #clapithost8 open call will join the clapit team in LA to be filmed in clapit ads and host an open call for clapit.

The winner will be selected by MJ Bulseco, PJ Bedwell & Michael Grasso. Please read the “Official Rules” on clapit.com. All people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest. IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS
For your 20 second audition video, improvise one of the following options:-

OPTION 1
Your friend accompanies you to a department store so you can make a return on an item. While making your return you witness your friend shoplift and conceal a store item. You are about to address the situation when store security confronts and accuses you with conspiring with your friend. We want to watch you in your audition video explaining to store security what really happened. Improvise this scene.

OPTION 2
You are out to dinner on a first date a few weeks after you broke off a six month relationship. You realize your date is starting to drink too much. Your meal is terrible and you just were asked to share the bill. At this point you just want the date to end when out of nowhere you run into your ex. You tell your date that you will find your own way home as you are feeling emotional and want to talk to your ex. You confront your ex and we want to watch you in your audition video telling your ex you miss him/her and that you want to reconcile. Improvise this scene.

HOW TO APPLY

1.Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.
2.Between 26 September 2018 – 6 October 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #Clapithost8, your name, your age, and your city & state of legal residence in your post.
3.Invite your family, friends & fans over text, email & social media to download clapit and “clap” (vote) for your performance.
4.Co-founder and Filmmaker MJ Bulseco, PJ Bedwell & Michael Grasso will choose the winner from the top ten most clapped auditions.

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CLAPIT’S #ADOPTEDFILM OPEN CALL

SEPTEMBER 20 – OCTOBER 4, 2018

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #Adoptedfilm open call will perform speaking roles in the feature film Adopted by FILMMAKER VANDANA SINGH.

If the winners need to be flown to the film set clapit will assist with their expenditure in accordance with our Official Rules. All people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. Actors must be non-union.. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest. IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of Section 6 of the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

For your 20-second audition video, improvise one of the following options:

Option 1:- Megan (female role)
Jax likes Megan a lot. Megan likes Jax as well, but just as a friend. She didn’t know he liked her until one day he tried to steal a kiss. Megan is shocked because the whole time she thought he was gay. She is not interested in him and has to let him know but doesn’t want to lose him as a friend. Your character is Megan and we want to see you in your audition video tell Jax how you feel. Improvise this scene.

Option 2:- David (male role)
David is a clumsy, awkward gardener in love with Mrs. Banks though she is much older than him. One day he is mowing the lawn and realises Mr. Banks is in the kitchen with younger woman. David thinks Mr. Banks is cheating but it’s really his niece who came to visit. Simultaneously, Mrs. Banks just pulled up in the driveway. David doesn’t want Mr. Banks to get caught, but he also finds this to be the perfect opportunity to tell Mrs. Banks how he feels. Your character is David and we want to see you in your audition video tell Mrs Banks how you feel. Improvise this scene.

HOW TO APPLY

1.Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.
2.Between September 20 – October 4, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #Adoptedfilm, your name, your age, and your city & state of legal residence in your post.
3.Invite your family, friends & fans over text, email & social media to download clapit and “clap” (vote) for your performance.
4.FILMMAKER – VANDANA SINGH will choose one female winner from the top five most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top five most clapped male auditions.

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CLAPIT’S #SOULDRIFTFILM OPEN CALL

SEPTEMBER 10 – SEPTEMBER 24

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #Souldriftfilm open call will perform speaking roles in the feature film Soul Drift by filmmaker Michael Vincent.

If the winners need to be flown to the film set clapit will assist with their expenditure in accordance with our Official Rules. All people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. Actors must be non-union.. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest. IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of Section 6 of the Official Rules

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

For your 20-second audition video, improvise one of the following options:

Option 1:  Female Role – Your character is Izzy

Izzy wants to be treated like one of the guys in the gang until she falls in love with Cole.  She struggles to be part of the gang because every time Cole walks into a room she falls apart.  She feels scared because she doesn’t want Cole to reject her but at the same time wants to know how he feels about her.   In your audition video we want to see you hint to Cole that you are attracted to him and have feelings for him.  Improvise this scene.

Option 2:  Male Role – Your character is Sean

Sean has always been the fourth wheel (last) in the gang.  No one ever notices him or listens to what he has to say.  Cole has been the leader and gets into trouble one day and Sean thinks this is his chance to be heard as he has alway been there for Cole.  In your audition video we want you to tell Cole how you have been there for him through thick and thin (good times & bad) and how badly he and the others in the gang have treated you.  You need to convince Cole how important you are to the gang.  Improvise this scene.

HOW TO APPLY

1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.

2. Between September 10 – September 24, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #Souldriftfilm, your name, your age, and your city & state of legal residence in your post.

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

4. Filmmaker Michael Vincent will choose one female winner from the top five most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top five most clapped male auditions.

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CLAPIT’S #ROOM9FILM2 OPEN CALL

AUGUST 30 – SEPTEMBER 14

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #Room9film2 open call will perform speaking roles in the feature film Room 9 by director/producer Thomas Walton & producer MJ Bulseco.

The film shoot will take place in late September in New York. If the winners need to be flown to the film set clapit will assist with their expenditure in accordance with Section 10 of the Official Rules. All people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. Actors must be non-union.. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest. IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of Section 6 of the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

For your 20-second audition video, improvise one of the following options:

Option 1: Female Role

Karla who has been brought up in an alcoholic home has witnessed her mother’s misery for years. Karla has been traumatised herself growing up because of her parent’s volatile relationship. Karla is on her way to visit her parents and as she opens the door she sees her mother sitting on the floor crying. Her father is acting as if nothing happened. Karla has had enough and is finally going to confront them. Your character is Karla. Improvise this scene.

Option 2: Male Role

Dan has suspected growing up that something wasn’t right. His mother recently told him that he was illegitimate as she had an affair during her marriage. Although there was a lot wrong with his dad Dan had a good relationship him. Dan has decided to tell his dad the truth that he was not his biological son and asked to meet him at a nearby park. Dan is at the park waiting to meet his dad to tell him. Your character is Dan. Improvise this scene.

HOW TO APPLY

1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.
2. Between August 30 – September 14, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #Room9film2, your name, your age, and your city & state of legal residence in your post.
3. Invite your family, friends & fans over text, email & social media to download clapit and “clap” (vote) for your performance.
4. Producer MJ Bulseco will choose one female winner from the top five most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top five most clapped male auditions.

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 CLAPIT’S #MERCENARIESFILM OPEN CALL 

AUGUST 22 – SEPTEMBER 5, 2018

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #Mercenariesfilm open call will perform speaking roles in the film “Mercenaries” by filmmakers Howard Nash & Lawrence Hilton Jacobs.

The film shoot will take place in late September in New York. All people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. Actors must be non-union.. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest. IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of the Official Rules.

MERCENARIES is a fictional war story set during the aftermath of World War II. We’ll be casting for two speaking roles the first being a male soldier and the second being a female prisoner. Mercenaries is by filmmakers Howard Nash who produced the film “Tiger” starring Mickey Rourke and Lawrence Hilton Jacobs who has in his 40-plus years in the industry, has acted in, directed, produced and written more than 80 films & video projects, including directing and starring in the action feature L.A. Heat with legendary football icon Jim Brown.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

For your 20-second audition video, improvise one of the following options:

Option 1 – Male Soldier

You are a gruff soldier during the 1940’s, who, without yelling (and without an accent), orders a family to pack their bags and leave their house in 30 minutes. The family is distraught and you try to calm them down to restore order but do not take “no” for an answer.. You’re following orders, and doing your job.. but your attitude makes it clear that you expect your orders to be followed. Improvise this scene.

Option 2 – Female Prisoner

You are a young mother being arrested; you are dignified, and, despite your predicament, display very little fear about being detained. Your children are with you and are scared and emotional. You are convincing the soldiers to let you have a few more minutes to calm the children down while at the same time dealing with your children’s fear. Improvise this scene.

HOW TO APPLY

1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.

2. Between August 22, 2018 – September 5, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #Mercenariesfilm, your name, your age, and your city & state of legal residence in your post.

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

4. Producer Howard Nash will choose one female winner from the top five most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top five most clapped male auditions.

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 CLAPIT’S #CLAPITHOST7 OPEN CALL 

LIVE AUGUST 18 – SEPTEMBER 3, 2018

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The winner of clapit’s #clapithost7 open call will become a clapit ambassador, a clapithost and also be featured in clapit’s next ad campaign.

The winner will be selected by MJ Bulseco, PJ Bedwell & Michael Grasso. Please read the “Official Rules” on clapit.com. All people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA and NSW, Australia are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest. IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

For your 20 second audition video, improvise one of the following options:-

OPTION 1

You are to create and improvise an advertisement for clapit. Make it fun, interesting and stand out! Clapit may re-film your ad and include it in clapit’s ad campaign so give it your best shot!

OPTION 2

What does clapit’s tag line “CLAP WHAT YOU LOVE” mean to you. Improvise an advertisement on the tag line “CLAP WHAT YOU LOVE”.

HOW TO APPLY

1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.
2. Between 18 August 2018 – 3 September 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #Clapithost7, your name, your age, and your city & state of legal residence in your post.
3. Invite your family, friends & fans over text, email & social media to download clapit and “clap” (vote) for your performance.
4. Co-founder and Filmmaker MJ Bulseco & Co-founder PJ Bedwell will choose the winner from the top ten most clapped auditions.

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 CLAPIT’S #SAMLANDFILM OPEN CALL 

LIVE AUGUST 10-24, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #Samlandfilm open call will perform speaking roles in the feature film Samland by filmmaker Juan Reyes.

All people ages 16+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. Open to union & non-union. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest. IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of Section 6 of the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS: For your 20-second audition video, improvise one of the following options:

Character Breakdowns-

OPTION 1 – SAM:

You’re a functioning drug addict with a lively spirit. You selfishly married an “immigrant” in order to get your daughter back. You find yourself in the middle of a green card interview. Your new husband barely speaks English and the immigration officer is asking you a personal question to see if your marriage is a sham or not…your character is Sam. Improvise this scene.

OPTION 2 – ROD:

You’re at a party, drugged out of your mind. You tell this girl you love her. Then, her “boyfriend” walks in with a gun. Your character is Rod. Improvise this scene.

HOW TO APPLY
1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.
2. Between August 10 – August 24, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #Samlandfilm, your name, your age, and your city & state of legal residence in your post.
3. Invite your family, friends & fans over text, email & social media to download clapit and “clap” (vote) for your performance.
4. Filmmaker Juan Reyes will choose one female winner from the top ten most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top 10 most clapped male auditions.

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 CLAPIT’S #ALTEREGOFILM OPEN CALL 

LIVE JULY 30 – AUGUST 10, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #Alteregofilm open call will perform speaking roles in the feature film Alter Ego by producer Steve Stanulis.

The film shoot will take place on 16 August 2018 in New York. All people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. Actors must be non-union.. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest. IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of Section 6 of the Official Rules.

Alter Ego stars Dylan Walsh (“Nip/Tuck”), Steve Stanulis (“Clinton Road”), and Eric Roberts (“The Dark Knight”). The film is a story of a reclusive paranoia genesis author who finishes his last novel when things begin to go haywire. Ezio Massa is directing.

 

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

For your 20-second audition video, improvise one of the following options:

OPTION 1: Detective John Smith – Male Role

You are a senior detective and there has been a brutal murder. You have been called out to the crime scene with your partner Detective Susan Bowers. As you arrive at the crime scene you notice that the mayor is there and also the newscasters and the police. You are called to contain the crime scene and to investigate the brutal murder. You are Detecive John Smith, improvise this scene.

OPTION 2: Detective Susan Bowers – Female Role

You are a detective and are called to a crime scene with your partner Detective John Smith. There has been a brutal murder and as you arrive at the crime scene you notice that the mayor is there and also the newscasters and the police and a growing crowd outside. You are called to contain the crime scene and to investigate the brutal murder. You are Detective Susan Bowers. Improvise this scene.

HOW TO APPLY
1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.
2. Between July 30 – August 10, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #alteregofilm, your name, your age, and your city & state of legal residence in your post.
3. Invite your family, friends & fans over text, email & social media to download clapit and “clap” (vote) for your performance.
4. Producer Steve Stanulis will choose one female winner from the top five most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top five most clapped male auditions.

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 CLAPIT’S #ALLMOBBEDUPFILM OPEN CALL 

LIVE JULY 22 – AUGUST 4, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #allmobbedupfilm open call will perform speaking roles in the feature film All Mobbed Up by filmmaker John A. Gallagher

The film shoot will take place in New York. Please read the Official Rules to find out about travel expenses. All people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest.

IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of Section 6 of the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

All Mobbed Up is a gangster comedy being filmed in New York.  Featuring an all-star cast headed by Academy Award nominee for Best Actress Sally Kirkland.  

For your 20-second audition video, improvise one of the following options:

OPTION 1 – TOMMY

Tommy is a a mobster wannabe, a young Turk who handles security for veteran gangster “Gooch” Gucci outside his Queens warehouse. The prettiest of the drag queen posse approaches him one evening, trying to gain access to Gooch’s lair. Tommy stops him but is charmed by the drag queen and ultimately lets him/her in. The improv starts with Tommy being a tough guy, before he weakens and grants access.  Your character is Tommy improvise this scene.

OPTION 2 – DORIS

Doris is a hard-nosed urban girl who works the front desk at an after hours club run by the mob.  The niece of gangster Johnny Hoops, she is indomitable – no one gets past her. One of the drag queens tries and only gets in by telling Doris hat she has a date with Johnny.  Even though she lets him/her in, she does so reluctantly and skeptically. Your character is Doris improvise this scene.

HOW TO APPLY
1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.
2. Between 22 July 2018 – 4 August 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #Allmobbedupfilm, your name, your age, and your city & state of legal residence in your post.
3. Invite your family, friends & fans over text, email & social media to download clapit and “clap” (vote) for your performance.
4. Filmmaker John A. Gallagher will choose one female winner from the top five most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top five most clapped male auditions.

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 CLAPIT’S #THEFIFTHBOROUGHFILM OPEN CALL 

LIVE JULY 10 – JULY 25, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #thefifthboroughfilm open call will perform speaking roles in the feature film The Fifth Borough by director/producer Steve Stanulis. This film will be featured on Netflix.

The film shoot will take place in August. If the winners need to be flown to the film set clapit will assist with their expenditure in accordance with Section 10 of the Official Rules. All people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. Actors must be non-union. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest.

IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of Section 6 of the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

For you 20 second audition video, improvise one of the following options:

Female Role:  Nurse Anderson

This is the opening scene of “The Fifth Borough” Steve Stanulis’ character and Tara Reid’s character are husband and wife and you are nurse Anderson that delivers bad news to them.  Their daughter has terminal cancer and as Nurse Anderson you are told to tell them the bad news. Improvise this scene.

Male Role – Alexi

Alexi is part of the Russian mafia.  The Russian mafia’s biggest enemy is the Italian mafia.  The anger between the Russian mafia and the Italian mafia is palpable.  Out one night Alexi bumps into a guy he recognises as part of the Italian mafia and decides to confront him.  They get into an argument which results in Alexi beating him up and Alexi also sustains injuries because of the fight.  Improvise this scene.

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store

  2. Between July 20 – July 25, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #thefifthboroughfilm, your name, your age, and your city, & state of legal residence in your post.

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

  4. Director/producer Steve Stanulis will choose one winner from the top five most clapped female auditions and the top five most clapped male auditions.

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 CLAPIT’S #ROOM9FILM OPEN CALL 

LIVE JUNE 27 – JULY 14, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #room9film open call will perform speaking roles in the feature film ‘Room 9’ by director/producer Thomas Walton.

The shoots will take place in New Jersey, New York. If the winners need to be flown to the film set clapit will assist with their expenditure in accordance with Section 10 of the Official Rules. All people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. Actors must be non-union. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest.

IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of Section 6 of the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

For you 20 second audition video, improvise one of the following options:

OPTION 1. FEMALE ROLE

You are at a gas station and you see an older couple getting robbed. You don’t know what to do so you call 911 and explain to them what is happening and try to get the police to the scene as soon as possible. Improvise the scene. 

OPTION 2. MALE ROLE

Your best friend comes up to you and says that he “just robbed a store”. He was desperate because he lost his job and had no money to feed his kids. He is distraught, while you are trying to comfort your friend and tell him what to do you are also shaken up as you need to think of what you need to do because of this situation. Improvise this scene.

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store

  2. Between June 27 – July 14, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #room9film, your name, your age, and your city, & state of legal residence in your post.

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

  4. Producer Thomas Walton will choose one winner from the top five most clapped female auditions and the top five most clapped male auditions.

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 CLAPIT’S #MJBULSECO2 OPEN CALL 

LIVE JUNE 17 – JUNE 28, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The winner of clapit’s #mjbulseco2 open call will feature in the feature film ‘Room 9’.

The shoots will take place in New York. The winner will be reimbursed for flight & hotel expenses in accordance with Section 11 of the Official Rules. All people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA & New South Wales, Australia are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. Actors must be non-union. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest.

IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of Section 7 of the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

For you 20 second audition video, improvise one of the following options:

1. You are in a restaurant with your best friend having a “catch up”. Suddenly you see your boyfriend or girlfriend arrive with someone you don’t recognise. They seem to be holding hands. You confront them, improvise the scene!

2. You are a waiter/waitress in a restaurant and spill coffee on a customer’s white shirt. They are not happy and start yelling at you. Improvise your response to the customer in order to appease him or her.

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store

  2. Between June 17 – June 28, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #mjbulseco2, your name, your age, and your city, & state of legal residence in your post.

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

  4. Film producers MJ Bulseco and Thomas Walton will choose one winner from the top ten most clapped auditions.

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 CLAPIT’S #OURQUINCEANERA OPEN CALL 

LIVE JUNE 12 – JUNE 29, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #ourquinceanera open call will feature in the film documentary Our Quinceanera by producer Fanny Veliz.

The winners will be reimbursed for flight & hotel expenses in accordance with Section 10 of the Official Rules. All people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. Actors must be non-union. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest.

IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of Section 6 of the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

1. In your 20-second video audition please share your story about your experience at your “Quinceanera” or “Sweet Sixteen” – what it was like, what happened, why it is so important to your family and how the experience impacted or changed your life.

2. Share with us an experience you had at a Quincearera or Sweet Sixteen.

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store

  2. Between June 12 – June 29, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #ourquinceanera, your name, your age, and your city, & state of legal residence in your post.

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

  4. Producer Fanny Veliz will choose one female from the top five most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top five most clapped male auditions.

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 CLAPIT’S #DUPEDFILM OPEN CALL 

LIVE MAY 31 – JUNE 15, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #dupedfilm open call will perform speaking roles in the film Duped by producer Paul Borghese.

The winner will be reimbursed for flight & hotel expenses in accordance with Section 10 of the Official Rules. All people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest. IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of Section 6 of the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

Duped is a film with a mob theme but is not exactly a mob movie. Filled with twists and turns that will always keep you on your feet and guessing! The cast includes VINCENT PASTORE (The Sopranos), TONY DARROW (Goodfellas), JOSEPH D’ONOFRIO (A Bronx Tale) and PAUL BORGHESE (HBO’s 61*).

For your 20 second audition video, improvise one of the following options:

Option 1: 

JIMMY – A wiseguy trying to keep two plain clothes detectives from coming into a social club without a search warrant. Persuasive but keeping his cool. Improvise Jimmy in a scene.

Option 2: 

SARAH – Gum snapping secretary at a trucking company, who is lazy about answering the phone and giving good customer service. She doesn’t act respectful to her boss either but in a comedic way. Improvise Sarah in a scene.

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store

  2. Between May 31 – June 15, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #dupedfilm, your name, your age, and your city, & state of legal residence in your post.

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

  4. Producer Paul Borghese will choose one female from the top five most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top five most clapped male auditions.

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 CLAPIT’S #CLAPITHOST6 OPEN CALL 

LIVE MAY 22 – JUNE 3, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The winners of clapit’s #clapithost6 open call will be given a speaking role in the film The Secret Dream by producer Stefano de Fre.

The shoot will take place this year, 2018. The winner will be reimbursed for flight & hotel expenses in accordance with Section 10 of the Official Rules. All people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. Actors must be non-union. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest. IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of Section 6 of the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

#clapithost6 is an internal company initiative by clapit that allows an aspiring actor the opportunity to break into the film and TV industry. For your 20-second audition video, improvise one of the following options:

Option 1: 

You are in an art class and another student wants you to tell him/her what you think of their work. You don’t like it at all. Improvise what you tell them; 

Option 2: 

You have applied twice to enrol at the best acting school in New York. You have managed to get an interview. They ask you why you want to become an actor. Improvise your answer. 

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store

  2. Between May 22 – June 3, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit based on one of the character breakdowns. Be sure to write #clapithost6, your name, your age, and your city, & state of legal residence in your post.

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

  4. Founders MaryJane Bulseco and Paul Bedwell with the assistance of producer Stefano de Fre will choose form the top ten most clapped auditions.

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Congrats to the winner, Mack Wolfe!

Mack will be flown to NYC for a speaking role in the feature film The Secret Dream by producer Stefano Da Fre!

 CLAPIT’S #GOODNIGHTDEATH  OPEN CALL 

APRIL 10 – 27, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congrats to the winners, Talia Cataldo & Kevin Brodie!

Director Elsa Lavytsky chose Talia & Kevin from the top 5 most clapped female & male auditions to fly to NYC for speaking roles in the film Goodnight Death!

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 CLAPIT’S #ABERDEEN OPEN CALL 

MARCH 31 – APRIL 18, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congratulations to the winners, Rachel Tracy & James Pilachowski!

Producer Sophia Hoefle chose Rachel & James from the top five most clapped female & male auditions to fly to Seattle for speaking roles in her feature film, Aberdeen!

 CLAPIT’S #TONIMORGANHAYE OPEN CALL 

MARCH 17 – APRIL 1, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congratulations to Anastasia Fine & Djvon Simpson!

Producer Toni Morgan Haye chose Anastasia & Djvon from the top five most clapped female & male auditions to fly to LA for speaking roles in her feature film, Nightwalker!

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 CLAPIT’S #CLAPITHOST5 OPEN CALL 

MARCH 10-25, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congratulations to Angel Luis!

Clapit co-founders Mary Jane BulsecoPJ Bedwell chose Angel Luis from the top 10 most clapped auditions to fly to NYC to star in clapit ads & perform a speaking role in a film!

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 CLAPIT’S #TREVORSIMMS OPEN CALL 

MARCH 3-18, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congratulations to Rachel MacDonald & Harvey Roberts!

Producer Trevor Simms chose Rachel & Harvey from the top five most clapped female & male auditions to fly to Catalina for speaking roles in the feature film Wolf Island!

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 CLAPIT’S #BOBBYMCGRUTHER OPEN CALL 

FEB 24-MAR 11, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congrats to the winners, Katia Silva & Darryl Bogard!

Producer Bobby McGruther chose Katia Silva & Darryl Bogard to fly to New Jersey to perform speaking roles in the feature film One More Thing!

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 CLAPIT’S #FACEOFCLAPIT2 OPEN CALL 

FEB 17-MAR 4, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congrats to the winner, Paulina Reitman!

Clapit co-founders PJ Bedwell & MJ Bulseco chose Paulina from the top 10 clapped auditions. Paulina will be flown to NYC to star in clapit ads, network with producers & perform a speaking role in a film. Congrats Paulina & thanks to all who entered!

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 CLAPIT’S #JODYWEINMAN OPEN CALL 

FEB 10 – 25, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congrats to the winners, Amanda Ray Courtney & Hugo F. Cordero!

Producer Jody Weinman chose Amanda & Hugo from the top 5 most clapped female and male auditions to fly to San Antonio, TX for speaking roles in his feature film, Indieceincy

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 CLAPIT’S #MARYJANEBULSECO  OPEN CALL 

LIVE JAN 14-30, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congrats to the winner, Brady Smith!

Clapit CEO & Executive Producer Mary Jane Bulseco chose Brady from the top 10 most clapped auditions to become an ambassador for clapit, to star in clapit ads & to receive a speaking role in a film!

 CLAPIT’S #JOHNAGALLAGHER OPEN CALL 

JAN 2-18, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congrats to the winners, Katharina Daue & Anthony Castro!

Director John A. Gallagher chose Katharina & Anthony from the top 5 most clapped female and male auditions to fly to NYC for speaking roles in his feature film, Sarah Q!

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 CLAPIT’S #CLAPITHOST4 OPEN CALL 

LIVE DEC 15, 2017 – JAN 7, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congrats to the winner, Ethan Airhart!

Clapit co-founders MJ Bulseco & PJ Bedwell chose Ethan from the top 10 most clapped auditions to become an ambassador for Clapit & to receive a speaking role in a film!

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 CLAPIT’S #RICHARDROSSI OPEN CALL 

NOV 30 – DEC 20, 2017

Sponsored by Actors Connection

 Congrats to the winners, Remiara Eve & Adrian J. Ian!

Director Richard Rossi chose Remi & Adrian from the top 5 most clapped female and male auditions to fly to LA for speaking roles in his feature film, Canaan Land!

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 CLAPIT’S #BENDEJESUS OPEN CALL 

NOV 8 – NOV 24, 2017

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congrats to the winners, Shay Murphy and Andres Chaves!

Producer Ben DeJesus chose Shay Murphy & Andres Chaves from the top 5 most clapped female and male auditions to fly to NYC to see John Leguizamo’s Broadway show, Latin History for Morons. They will also meet John Leguizamo and be featured in his documentary!

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 #CLAPITHOST3 OPEN CALL

OCT 30 – NOV 14, 2017

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congrats to the winner, Glen Robinson of Australia!

Clapit co-founders MJ Bulseco & PJ Bedwell chose Glen from the top 10 most clapped auditions to fly to NYC to become a presenter for clapit and to perform a speaking role in a webisode of The Meeting.

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 #BRIANBARSUGLIA OPEN CALL

OCT 22 – NOV 5, 2017

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congrats to the winners, Charles Townsend and Camilla Goritz!

Producer Brian Barsuglia chose Charles Townsend & Camilla Goritz from the top 5 most clapped male and female auditions to fly to LA for speaking roles in his film in Impact Event, a feature film produced by Brian Barsuglia that will star Academy Award® winner Margaret O’Brien.

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 #ALEXDLERMA OPEN CALL

OCT 16 – OCT 29, 2017

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congrats to the winners, Skyler Bleakley and Zach Attwood!

Producer Alex D’Lerma chose Skyler Bleakley & Zach Attwood from the top 5 most clapped female and male auditions to fly to LA for speaking roles in his film, Mortal Coil.

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 #FACEOFCLAPIT OPEN CALL 

OCT 9 – OCT 18, 2017

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congrats to the winner, Francisco Leon!

Clapit CEO & Co-Founder Mary Jane Bulseco chose Francisco Leon from the most clapped auditions to fly to NYC and star in clapit’s global ad campaign.

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 #NOTWITHOUTALONZO OPEN CALL 

 SEPT 27 – OCT 11, 2017

In partnership with The Hype Magazine

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congrats to the winners Lambert Tamin, Colin Bullock, and Tera Prowell!

Lambert Tamin won the role of Dr. Dre, Colin Bullock won the role of Eazy-E & Tera Prowell won the role of Tiffany. Producer Timothy Lee Conley chose the winners from the top three most clapped auditions for each role. They were flown to Los Angeles, CA for speaking roles in Conley’s film N.ot W.ithout A.lonzo, a documentary about Alonzo Williams, the Godfather of West Coast Hip Hop.

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 #ACTORSCONNECTION OPEN CALL 

SEPT 19 – OCT 1, 2017

Sponsored by Actors Connection and Reproductions

Congrats to the winner, Talia Reich!

For #actorsconnection, actors posted 20-second video clips showcasing their acting talent. Actors Connection co-owner Tony Nation chose Talia from the top 5 most clapped auditions. Talia won the opportunity to meet with 12 of NY’s top agents & casting directors at NY CONNECTION, an event hosted by Actors Connection. She also won 100 headshot prints & demo reel editing services from Reproductions.

#CLAPITHOST2 OPEN CAL

SEPT 8 – 24, 2017

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congrats to the winner, Luana Sênos!

Clapit held an open call from Sep 8-24, 2017. Clapit CEO MJ Bulseco chose Luana from the top 10 most clapped auditions. Luana won a speaking role in a production by Timothy Lee Conley, will host a clapit open call, and will meet with clapit co-founder PJ Bedwell.

 #RUSSEMANUEL OPEN CAL

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!

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!

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 and Isabel Romero!

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.