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

 

 CLAPIT’S #BRIANBARSUGLIA OPEN CALL

LIVE OCT 22 – NOV 5, 2017

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Clapit is the talent discovery app that removes the barriers between actors and Hollywood decision makers. The two winners of clapit’s #brianbarsuglia open call will receive speaking roles in Impact Event, a feature film produced by Brian Barsuglia that will star Academy Award® winner Margaret O’Brien.

The winners will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Los Angeles, CA for the shoot. Only people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA or New South Wales, Australia are eligible to enter. Actors can be union or non-union and will receive credit in the film plus a copy of the completed project. Union actors will also receive deferred payment under the SAG-AFTRA new media agreement. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest. Read the Official Rules here.

Character breakdowns

A meteor is about to hit the Earth, and a news reporter is interviewing you about how you plan to spend your final days. Improvise a response that’s either serious and emotional or interesting and over the top.

 How to Apply:

  1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.

  2. Between October 22 – November 5, 2017, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit based on one of the character breakdowns. Be sure to write #brianbarsuglia as well as your country of legal residence (USA or NSW, Australia) in your post.

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

  4. Executive Producer Brian Barsuglia will choose one male winner from the top five most clapped male auditions and one female winner from the top five most clapped female auditions.

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 CLAPIT’S #ALEXDLERMA OPEN CALL

LIVE OCT 16 – OCT 29, 2017

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Clapit is the talent discovery app that removes the barriers between actors and Hollywood decision makers. The two winners of clapit’s #alexdlerma open call will receive speaking roles in Mortal Coil, a new film by award-winning Executive Producer Alex D’Lerma. Mortal Coil is the story of a man named Ash who is in a coma. While Ash’s body is in a hospital room, his life energy is in a limbo-type dimension.

The winners will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Los Angeles, CA for the shoot. Only people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA or New South Wales, Australia are eligible to enter. Actors can be union or non-union. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest. Read the Official Rules here.

Character breakdowns

The scene is Ash’s hospital room, where he’s in a coma. For your 20-second audition video, improvise a monologue based on one of the following options:

Option 1: Ash’s prognosis isn’t good. This may be the last chance you get to speak to him, so say whatever you must.

Option 2: Your mother was a close friend of Ash and she died of cancer six months before Ash’s accident. You are forced to join in a family visit to Ash. You are distant and cold. You don’t want to be there and you are still angry about the loss of your mother.

Option 3: You are a medical professional in the hospital gossiping about what you’ve been overhearing in Ash’s room.

 How to Apply:

  1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.

  2. Between October 16 – 29, 2017, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit based on one of the character breakdowns. Be sure to write #alexdlerma as well as your country of legal residence (USA or NSW, Australia) in your post.

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

  4. Executive Producer Alex D’Lerma will choose one male winner from the top five most clapped male auditions and one female winner from the top five most clapped female auditions.

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 CLAPIT’S #FACEOFCLAPIT OPEN CALL –

LIVE OCT 9 – OCT 18, 2017

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Clapit is the talent discovery app that removes the barriers between actors and Hollywood decision makers. The winner of our #faceofclapit open call will receive an all-expenses paid trip to NYC and star in clapit‘s advertising campaign.

Only people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA or New South Wales, Australia are eligible to enter. There is no charge to download clapit or enter the contest. Read the Official Rules here.

Character breakdown

In your 20-second audition video, show us how you’d advertise clapit to people who have never heard of it before. You’ll want to download the app to get familiar with it first. In your audition video, answer these questions: What is clapit? Why should people download it? Why should people audition for clapit open calls? Be sure to showcase your charisma & screen presence. Australian actors should use an American accent.

How to Apply:

  1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.

  2. Between October 9 – 18, 2017, post a 20-second video audition onto clapit based on the character breakdown. Be sure to write #faceofclapit as well as your country of legal residence (USA or NSW, Australia) in your post.

  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 one winner from the top 5 most clapped auditions.

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 #NOTWITHOUTALONZO OPEN CALL –

 SEPT 27 – OCT 11, 2017

In partnership with The Hype Magazine

Sponsored by Actors Connection

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 CALL – 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 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.