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

 

 CLAPIT’S #MARYJANEBULSECO  OPEN CALL 

LIVE JAN 14-30, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amature actors straight into film and TV roles. The winner of clapit’s #maryjanebulseco open call will star in clapit video ads and become an ambassador for clapit. Clapit CEO & Executive Producer Mary Jane Bulseco will also negotiate a speaking role in a film for the winner.

The winner will receive an all-expenses paid trip for the shoots. Only people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. 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. Read the Official Rules here.

 

Character Breakdowns

You’ll want to download clapit and get familiar with the app. Then improvise a 20-second audition video based on one of the following options:

Option 1: Create a video ad explaining what clapit is.

Option 2: Create a video ad explaining what the “clap” button is.

Option 3: Create a video ad explaining how to get more claps for your audition.

How to Apply

  1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store

  2. Between January 14-30, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit based on one of the character breakdowns. Be sure to write #maryjanebulseco, the option you chose, your age, and your city & state.

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

  4. Clapit CEO & Executive Producer Mary Jane Bulseco will choose the winner from the top ten most clapped auditions.

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 CLAPIT’S #JOHNAGALLAGHER OPEN CALL 

LIVE JAN 2-18, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amature actors straight into film and TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #johnagallagher open call will receive speaking roles in Sarah Q, a feature film by director John A. Gallagher. The female winner will be featured in a scene with Emmy James, the actress who plays the main character, Sarah Q. The male winner will be featured in a scene with Tony Sirico, the actor who played Paulie Walnuts in The Sopranos.

The winners will receive an all-expenses paid trip to New York for the shoot in February 2018. All people ages 13+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. Actors can be union or 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. Read the Official Rules here.

Character breakdowns

Sarah Q is a film about the adventures of a young woman who moves to New York City from a small town to become an actress. For your 20-second video audition, improvise a monologue based on one of the following options:

Option 1: Frustrated Actor

You’re a frustrated actor serving tables at a cafe frequented by the girls from the acting school around the corner, an elite acting school that you can’t afford to go to. As you’re serving them, you demonstrate some sassiness and a bit of attitude towards them.

Option 2: Factory Operator

You run the factory operations for an illegal knock-off business run by two ex-cops. You’re ethically compromised, but you need the money, and you’re afraid of your bosses.

How to Apply:

  1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store

  2. Between January 2-18, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit based on one of the character breakdowns. Be sure to write #johnagallagher, the option you chose, your age, and your city & state.

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

  4. Director John A. Gallagher 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 #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 #THEMEETING OPEN CALL 

NOV 20 – DEC 4, 2017

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Congrats to the winners, Mary Tamashiro & Maurice Mack!

Producer Howard Nash chose Mary & Maurice from the top 5 most clapped female and male auditions to fly to NYC for speaking roles in an episode of The Meeting, a web series produced by Howard Nash and directed by Russ Emanuel in collaboration with Executive Producers MJ Bulseco & PJ Bedwell.

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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.