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

 

 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 Feliz.

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 Feliz 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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 CLAPIT’S #COLDPIZZA OPEN CALL 

LIVE MAY 9-22, 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 #coldpizza open call will receive speaking roles in the film Cold Pizza by producer Marisa Roper.

The shoot will take place June 2018 in New York, NY. 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

Cold Pizza is the story about the intimacy that remains between two people after a relationship ends. For your 20-second audition video, improvise one of the following options:

Option 1: John

Your buddy is trying to leave the party. Convince him to stay by insulting his masculinity.

Option 2: Susan

Someone in the office has been eating your lunch every day. You find out who it is and confront them.

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store

  2. Between May 9-22, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit based on one of the character breakdowns. Be sure to write #coldpizza, 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 Marisa Roper will choose one female winner from the top five most clapped female auditions & one male winner from the top five most clapped male auditions.

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 CLAPIT’S #THESECRETDREAMFILM OPEN CALL 

LIVE APR 28 – MAY 11, 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 #thesecretdreamfilm open call will receive speaking roles in the feature film The Secret Dream by producer Stefano Da Frey.

The shoot will take place Summer 2018 in New York, NY. 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

The Secret Dream is the story of a blind painter named Daniel. Trapped in the blackness that has shrouded his life, Daniel embarks upon a fantastic journey of emotion, sight and sound that brings life back to the canvas and new inspiration to his brush. For your 20-second audition video, improvise one of the following options:

Option 1: Art Student

You are an art student in one of Daniel’s New York City classes, and he is your hero. When you meet him one-on-one for the first time, impress him with how edgy and quirky you are. Use an English, Irish or French accent.

Option 2: Blind Painter

Like Daniel, you are a painter who has lost their sight. Express emotion as you talk to Daniel about your experience.

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store

  2. Between April 28 – May 11, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit based on one of the character breakdowns. Be sure to write #thesecretdreamfilm, 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 Stefano Da Fre will choose one female winner from the top five most clapped female auditions & one male winner from the top five most clapped male auditions.

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 CLAPIT’S #AUDITION4CLAPIT OPEN CALL 

APR 21 – MAY 4, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

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 #GOODNIGHT DEATH OPEN CALL 

LIVE APRIL 10-27, 2018

Sponsored by Actors Connection

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winner of clapit’s #goodnightdeath open call will be flown to NYC for speaking roles in the feature film Goodnight Death by producer Elsa Levytsky.

The shoot will take place May 2018 in New York, NY. 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

In Goodnight Death, Charles is a Grim Reaper responsible for guiding souls to their afterlife. As he reaps the victims of a serial killer with a long track record, he stumbles upon Jennifer, a young girl on a mission to stop the killer. For your 20-second audition video, improvise one of the following options:

Option 1: Officer George

You are a police officer on the beat. A little girl approaches you on the street to tell you that her family has just been slaughtered. React to her with sweetness while maintaining your authority.

Option 2: Annie

You’ve just been murdered by a serial killer. Confront the Grim Reaper as to why he is allowing the killer to continue murdering. Show aggression, hurt, tragedy & frustration.

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store

  2. Between April 10-27, 2018, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit based on one of the character breakdowns. Be sure to write #goodnightdeath, 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 Elsa Levytsky will choose one female winner from the top five most clapped female auditions & one male winner from the top five most clapped male auditions.

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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 #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.