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

 

CLAPIT’S #CLAPITHOST12 OPEN CALL

19 MAY 2019 – 31 MAY 2019

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The winner of clapit’s #clapithost12 open call will be featured in a clapit ad in a speaking role by co-founder and filmmaker Mary Jane Bulseco.

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 the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

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

Option 1

Create a video audition telling us why we should ask you to be a clapit ambassador.  Be creative, passionate and different so you stand out!

Option 2

MJ Bulseco and the clapit team are selecting the new clapit ambassadors for clapit’s hard launch.  You hear your phone ringing and it’s MJ she tells you that you have been selected as a clapit ambassador.  Improvise this scene!

HOW TO APPLY

1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.

2. Between 19 May 2019 and 31 May 2019  post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #clapithost12, 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 Mary Jane Bulseco will choose one winner from the top 10 most clapped auditions plus the clapback audition.  The winner will be featured in our ad campaign for clapit’s “hard launch” in the United States.

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CLAPIT’S #IMMIGRANTFILM OPEN CALL
10 MAY 2019 – 21 MAY 2019

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #Immigrantfilm open call will perform speaking roles in the film “Immigrant” by filmmaker David J. Higgins.

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 the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

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

Option 1 – Maria (female role)

You were once madly in love with your husband. Recently you have discovered on his cell phone compromising texts from an affair that he is having. Now you approach him and recall what you felt when you discovered those texts. Improvise this scene!

Option 2 – Bob (male role)

You are the wealthiest man in New York City. You have just encountered a homeless man on the streets of Manhattan that is dying. He asks for your help and you refuse. Improvise this scene!

HOW TO APPLY

1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.

2.Between 10 May 2019 – 21 May 2019, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #Immigrantfilm, 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 David J. Higgins will choose one female winner from the top 5 most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top 5 most clapped male auditions plus the clapback audition. These finalists get the chance of winning the two roles.

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CLAPIT’S #THEMAGNIFICENTRAIDERSFILM OPEN CALL
2 MAY 2019 – 12 MAY 2019

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #TheMagnificentRaidersfilm open call will perform “voice over” speaking roles in the animation feature “The Magnificent Raiders” by filmmaker Dante D’Anthony.

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 the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

To audition please improvise one of the following character breakdowns:

Vincent – (male role)
Vincent is an intergalactic smuggler. He has been ordered by Elia Tristan (president of the Trade Guild), to return to the planet RIP and team up with an archaeologist, and begin searching for a dangerous, “extra- dimensional” creature. The scene is funny: Vincent doesn’t want to go, and does everything possible to “wiggle out” of going. Improvise this scene!

Beatrice – (female role)
Beatrice, is a clone. Her “original” was a soldier, and was tragically killed in battle. In this scene, Beatrice quietly confronts her commanding officer Max (who’s unable to speak), and demands to know why he didn’t profess his love to her “original”, before she died. The scene is mostly comical, given the fact that Max is unable to appropriately respond. Improvise this scene!

HOW TO APPLY

1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.

2.Between 2 May 2019 – 12 May 2019, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #TheMagnificentRaidersfilm, 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 Dante D’Anthony will choose one female winner from the top 5 most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top 5 most clapped male auditions plus the clapback audition. These finalists get the chance of winning the two roles.

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CLAPIT’S #DopeUnitTV OPEN CALL

APRIL 23 – MAY 4, 2019

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #DopeUnitTV open call will perform speaking roles in the TV pilot “D.O.P.E UNIT” by filmmaker Thomas Walton.  

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 the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

To audition please improvise one of the following character breakdowns:

OPTION 1:-  Adam – rookie cop (male role)

You are a rookie cop, two months on the job. You overhear that the Sgt. formed a new undercover unit of all rookies. You were not asked, nor informed to join the new task force, entitled – operation “DOPE UNIT”.  You’re upset and ask another “cop” whether she knows what “Dope Unit” is and whether she knows what is going on. Improvise this scene!

OPTION 2:-  Gina – rookie cop (female role)

You have approached the Sgt. in a nonchalant manner, letting him know you overheard that a new unit was formed, and you would like to know why you were not asked to join. You really want to be part of the new unit and try and convince the Sgt to make you a part of the new D.O.P.E UNIT.  Improvise this scene!

HOW TO APPLY

1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.

2. Between April 23, 2019 – May 4, 2019, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #DopeUnitTV, 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 Thomas Walton will choose one female winner from the top 5  most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top 5 most clapped male auditions plus the clapback audition.  These finalists get the chance of winning the two roles.

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CLAPIT’S #FORGOTTENLEGACYFILM OPEN CALL

APRIL 14 – APRIL 25, 2019

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #ForgottenLegacyfilm open call will perform speaking roles in the feature film “Forgotten Legacy” by filmmaker Brian Barsuglia.  

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 the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

To audition please improvise one of the following character breakdowns:

OPTION 1 – TAYLOR – Female Role

You were once a camera operator on a popular syndicated ghost hunter show. The show ended 10 years ago when the host tragically died on set. Now, you are recalling what it was like the day he passed away. Improvise this scene.

OPTION 2 – JUDE – Male Role

Similar to Taylor, you were also a camera operator on a popular syndicated ghost hunter show. You were late to work the day the host died on set. 10 years later you are recalling what it was like when you arrived at work to learn your boss was dead and you were now out of a job as well. Improvise the scene.

HOW TO APPLY

1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.

2. Between April 14, 2019 – April 25, 2019, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #ForgottenLegacyfilm, 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 Brian Barsuglia will choose one female winner from the top 5  most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top 5 most clapped male auditions plus the clapback audition.  These finalists get the chance of winning the two roles.

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CLAPIT’S #SAMLAND3FILM OPEN CALL

APRIL 6 – APRIL 17, 2019

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #Samland3film open call will perform speaking roles in the feature film “Samland” by filmmaker Juan P. 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 the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

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

OPTION 1 – ERIKA – Female Role

You’re a typical TOURIST taking pictures of a well known landmark. When an ‘odd couple’ come up to you and ask you to take a picture of them with your Polaroid camera. You feel like something is off but you’re extra nice about it …your character is Erika. Improvise this scene.

OPTION 2 – MR. LARRY – Male Role

You’re the OWNER of a laundromat. The rent went up and you have to let go of one of your best employees…your character is Mr. Larry. Improvise this scene.

HOW TO APPLY

1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.

2. Between April 6 – April 17, 2019, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #Samland3film, 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 P. Reyes will choose one female winner from the top 5 most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top 5 most clapped male auditions plus the clapback audition will be included with the finalists for a chance to be cast in a role.  These finalists get the chance of winning the male & female role.

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CLAPIT’S #DUSTNUGGETSFILM OPEN CALL
MARCH 24 – APRIL 6, 2019

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #DustNuggetsfilm open call will perform speaking roles in the feature film “Dust Nuggets” by filmmaker Sue Lange.

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 the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

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

OPTION 1 – FAN #1 – Male Role

You are a fanatical music lover, almost a fanboy. You go to every indie concert in your town. You came to see your favorite band, Quail (they opened once for Jack White) and are ecstatic that you’ve just been blown away by a new band, known as Dust Nuggets. What’s really exciting is that they don’t have a bass player. What balls!  You’re with your friend and are expressing your excitement, Improvise this scene!

OPTION 2 – CINDY – Female Role

You are the local Miss Thing. You are very popular with probably 10,000 followers on Instagram which you’ve used to your advantage in your wildly popular organic eucalyptus business. Out in the real world you are not just on the scene, you are the scene. You go to all the area events and have just been blown away by a new band: Dust Nuggets. You are attracted to Jolson the drummer, who in turn is drooling over you.  We want to watch you in your audition video flirt with him. Improvise this scene!

HOW TO APPLY

1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.

2. Between March 24, 2019 – April 6, 2019, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #DustNuggetsfilm, 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. Filmmakers Sue Lange & Andrew Pochan will choose one female winner from the top 5  most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top 5 most clapped male auditions plus the clapback audition.  These finalists get the chance of winning the two roles.

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CLAPIT’S #CLAPITHOST11 OPEN CALL

16 MARCH 2019 – 26 MARCH 2019

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The winner of clapit’s #clapithost11 open call will be featured in a clapit ad in a speaking role by co-founder and filmmaker Mary Jane Bulseco.

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 the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

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

OPTION 1

Create and improvise an ad describing “how it works” on clapit.

OPTION 2

Create and improvise an ad that convinces an audience to join the clapit community.

HOW TO APPLY

1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.

2. Between 16 March 2019 and 26 March 2019  post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #clapithost11, 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 Mary Jane Bulseco will choose one winner from the top 10 most clapped auditions plus the clapback audition.  The winner will be featured in our ad campaign for clapit’s “hard launch” in the United States.

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Congratulations @cass for winning the #delusionalfilm Open Call on clapit and landing a feature film role!

CLAPIT’S #PETERPANTHELANDOFFOREVER2FILM OPEN CALL

5 – 17 MARCH 2019

Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s #PeterPanTheLandofForever2film open call will perform voice over speaking roles in the animation feature film Peter Pan: The Land of Forever by filmmakers Ben Rush, Francis Taylor & Joe Mosey.

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 the Official Rules.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS

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

OPTION 1 – Female Role – Judy

You are a fencing instructor, and you’re teaching a class. You are arrogant and aggressive as you teach your class the finer points of fencing maneuvers.  There is a particular student that does not listen to your instructions and we want to watch you in your audition video explaining to the student you are not happy with the way he is conducting himself.  Improvise this scene!

OPTION 2 – Male Role – Bradley

You are a college lab professor; you are amiable, but absent-minded and clumsy; you try and find your way, as you “guide” your class through an important chemistry experiment.  We want to watch you in your audition video guiding a class that is not listening to you. Improvise this scene!

HOW TO APPLY

1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.

2. Between March 5, 2019 – March 17, 2019, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit. Be sure to write #PeterPanTheLandofForever2film, 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. Filmmakers Ben Rush, Francis Taylor and Joe Mosey will choose one female winner from the top 5  most clapped female auditions and one male winner from the top 5 most clapped male auditions plus clapit’s clapback audition making 11 finalists with a chance to win the two roles.

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