Clapit is the talent discovery app that crowdsources professional and amateur actors straight into film & TV roles. The two winners of clapit’s “Hank Hudson, Dead Man” film open call will perform speaking roles in the film “Hank Hudson, Dead Man” by filmmaker Nick DeSimone.
All people ages 16+ who are legal residents of the USA are eligible to enter. No prior acting experience is required. Non-union, no pay but up to $500.00 reimbursement for travel and lodging. Location: NYC area. IMPORTANT: Clapit reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant in breach of the OFFICIAL RULES which you should read on clapit.com prior to posting your audition.
To audition please post a 20 second video audition and improvise one of the following character breakdowns:-
OPTION 1 – Willie (nickname “Buddy” male role)
You’re making drinks for your friends at a bachelor party. You try and pressure one of the guests to sample a drink you invented, not realizing this particular guest is in recovery (he is also a good friend of the person getting married). Improvise this scene!
OPTION 2 – Shakira (20’s -30’s, any ethnicity)
You are also a guest at this bachelor party, and find yourself alone in a separate room with the main character; he is extremely drunk, and you attempt to charm and seduce him while you are exercising, and/or doing simple yoga techniques. Improvise this scene!
HOW TO APPLY
1. Download clapit from the iTunes App Store.
2. Between 16 March 2020 – 26 March 2020, post one 20-second video audition onto clapit in ‘Portrait’ orientation. Be sure to click “Hank Hudson, Dead Man” when posting your video audition. Also type 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 Nick DeSimone 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.