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.


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!


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.