NBC Universal ABFF Star Project Casting Call

abff Star-Project 2017

 

Are you an aspiring actor ready to audition for execs and casting directors from NBC Entertainment? Have you been waiting to set your acting career into motion? HERE’S YOUR CHANCE. NBC Universal is partnering with the American Black Film Festival to find the next fresh face of the small and big screen for the ABFF StarProject Open Call monologue competition!

For the first time, they’re embarking on a coast-to-coast live search in Los Angeles & New York to find the next fresh face of the big and small screen.

One winner will receive:

  • Roundtrip airfare to Miami, FL to attend the American Black Film Festival June 15-18 2017
  • 4-night hotel stay in Miami
  • SoBe Festival Pass to attend exclusive screening and Opening & Closing Night VIP Parties
  • Scholarship to participate in the Tasha Smith’s Acting Workshop
  • VIP access to the NBCUniversal Short Film Festival semi-finals in August in New York and the finale in October in Los Angeles (travel & hotel not included)
  • Name announcement in the ABFF press release
  • Introductions to NBCUniversal Casting Executives
  • $1,000 Cash grant towards new headshots or acting classes

IMPORTANT DATES:

LOS ANGELES OPEN CALL:

MON/TUES March 20-21, 2017

8am Registration Begins TIME SLOTS ARE LIMITED!!!
9am Auditions Begin

Hilton Universal City
555 Universal Hollywood Dr, Universal City, CA 91608

METRO REDLine to Universal Studios Stop, then uphill walk to Hotel
$15 Self Parking at Hotel
$20 City Walk General Parking, then FREE Shuttle to Hotel beginning at 9am

NEW YORK OPEN CALL:

WED/ THURS March 29-30, 2017

8am Registration Begins TIME SLOTS ARE LIMITED!!!
9am Auditions Begin

Ripley Grier Studios
520 Eighth Avenue @36th St, NY NY

A/C/E Train to 34th Street PENN Station (Blue Line)

SEEKING:

Males & Females, 18+

Role Description: Seeking and strongly encouraging performers who can portray ethnically diverse characters including, but not limited to, Black decent.

BRING: Current Headshot or Photo & Resume STAPLED BACK TO BACK.

PREPARE: Perform up to 2 Contemporary Monologues, each under 2 minutes in length, dramatic or contemporary in the tone of a film or TV audition- NOT a theatrical stage audition. Due to time limits, actors will begin by only performing 1 monologue.

WARNING: In order to see as many talented actors as possible, you will be timed and stopped if exceeding 2 minutes. You may be asked to return and perform again later in the day.

NO WINNER IS ANNOUNCED THAT DAY, ONLY THE WINNER WILL BE NOTIFIED DIRECTLY OF THEIR PRIZE.

Click here for the Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Void where prohibited. Legal residents of the US or DC who are 18 or older. Begins March 20, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. ET and ends April 3, 2017 at 11:59 P.M. ET. For Official Rules, including odds and prize descriptions, visit http://www.nbcunitips.com/site-content/uploads/2017/02/ABFF-Star-Project-Contest-Official-Rules-2-3-17.pdf. Sponsors: NBCUniversal Media, LLC.

 

 

Source: ABFF.com

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