ABC’s Talent Showcase in Los Angeles

ABC’s Talent Showcase in Los Angeles is now accepting submissions until Tuesday, July 2, 2012.

As part of its ongoing effort to discover and develop culturally and ethnically diverse talent and actors with disabilities, the Disney ABC Television Group’s Casting Project will hold auditions for consideration for the ABC Talent Showcase. Selected participants perform for casting directors, talent agents, managers and other industry professionals who view a series of live, one-act vignettes performed by the actors.

ABC’s Talent Showcase has established an industry standard in creating opportunities for talent, with the majority of participants being given the chance to audition for a variety of ABC (and other networks’) pilots and ongoing programming.

Submit hard copies of headshots and resumes only to:
ABC Talent Showcase-LA
500 S. Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521-4637

Participants must be at least 18 years of age to apply. Previous acting experience/training is required of all, but professional representation is not necessary.

Please do not submit tapes, double submit, or call. Submissions will not be accepted after the deadline.

The submissions period is from June 4, 2012 – July 2, 2012.

If you have any questions or concerts, please contact Felicia Davis (Coordinator, Casting, ABC Studios) at 818-460-7037.

CAPE New Writers Awards LAST CALL!

CAPE Writers – last call for your 12th Annual CAPE New Writers Awards (CNWA) submissions!

The extended deadline officially closes on Friday, June 29th at 11:59PM PST.

All entries must be submitted electronically to [email protected]

This program is open to both CAPE and non-CAPE members. Individual and team scripts may be submitted in the following three (3) categories: Features, Television, or Hawaii.

One winner from each category will receive a $4,000 cash prize, the latest Final Draft professional scriptwriting software, a staged reading of the winning script, and exclusive meetings with entertainment industry agents, producers and executives.

The CAPE New Writers Awards is a signature program dedicated to discovering, nurturing and showcasing talented Asian Pacific Islander voices. Last year’s CNWA Finalist Thomas Wong was recently named the inaugural FOX Writers Intensive Fellow. Other successful writers include Aaron Ho (COUGAR TOWN, AUSTIN & ALLY), Alice Wu (SAVING FACE), Christina Choe (I AM JOHN WAYNE), Jaffar Mahmood (SHADES OF RAY), Ken Cheng (WILFRED), Leonard Chang (AWAKE), Randall Park (THE ERASISTS), and many more.

The 12th Annual CAPE New Writers Awards is sponsored by NBC Universal with support from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Hawaii International Film Festival, the Honolulu Film Office, the Creative Industries Division, and Final Draft.

For submission materials and detailed guidelines, please visit capeusa.org/CNWA.

Kelly Hu’s 3rd Annual Best Buddies Poker Tournament

CAPE members are invited to Kelly Hu’s 3rd Annual Best Buddies Poker Tournament on Saturday, June 30, 2012.

Enjoy a fun night out, while supporting a good cause and the Grand Prize winner receives a Vegas getaway.

Who: Everyone 21 years old and up
When: Saturday, June 30, 2012
Where: Bartel’s Harley Davidson
Address: 4141 Lincoln Blvd.,
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Time:
6:00pm Cocktail Reception
7:00pm Tournament Begins

Buy-In:
$140 until May 31
$160 until June 29
$180 at the door

All donations will support Best Buddies California and its mission of creating one-to-one friendships between volunteers and individuals with intellectual and development disabilities.

For more information, visit bestbuddiescalifornia.org/poker.

KCRW’s World Fesitval – Apl.de.ap Takes You to the Philippines

CAPE members are invited to KCRW’s World Festival: Apl.de.ap Takes You to the Philippines – A Celebration of Global Filipino Music.

Join Black Eyed Peas rapper and DJ Apl.de.ap for the Hollywood Bowl’s first-ever celebration dedicated to Filipino music and culture. The concert will showcase the rich history and influence of Filipino music, from its origins to the present featuring artists like Nicole Scherzinger, Martin Nievera, Sandwich, Jeremy Passion, and many more.

The show will be co-hosted by CAPE Advisor Lou Diamond Phillips, Jo Koy, and Vanessa Hudgens.

When: Sunday, July 8, 2012
Time: 7:00pm
Where: The Hollywood Bowl
Address: 2301 N. Highland Avenue,
Los Angeles, CA 90068

Tickets are available at the Hollywood Bowl Box Office, via credit card phone order at 323-850-2000, or online at HollywoodBowl.com.

CAPE Special to Dis/orient/ed Comedy Show

CAPE is proud to be a community sponsor for “Dis/orient/ed Comedy.”

The kickoff event will showcase the funny and powerful voices of Asian American standup comediennes. All Asian. All Female. All Funny.

The show will be at the historic David Henry Hwang Theater in Little Tokyo on Saturday, July 14th, 2012. Doors open at 8pm with a 7pm happy hour and community mixer out in the courtyard.

A portion of the show proceeds will benefit the California Healthy Nail Salons Collaborative.

CAPE members receive a $10 discount by using the code “CAPEROCKS.” Tickets can be purchased online at disorientedcomedy.com.

CNWA 2011 Finalist Thomas Wong Named Inaugural FOX Writers Intensive Fellow

Among the 10 Fox Writers Intensive (FWI) finalists, Thomas Wong has been named the first FWI Fellow for his script, QUEEN.

Thomas became involved with CAPE after placing as a CAPE New Writers Awards 2011 TV finalist with writing partner Sarah Kuhn for their script titled RICE BALLS. He continued taking full advantage of CAPE programs and networking events, allowing him to be nominated as one of CAPE’s candidates for the Fox Writers Intensive.

Tom, we applaud you — not only for being selected as the inaugural FWI Fellow, but also for being a role model to our aspiring writers.

To read more about Thomas and the FWI, check out the Deadline Hollywood and The Hollywood Reporter articles.

For more information about the CAPE New Writers Awards, please visit capeusa.org/CNWA.

CAPE New Writers Awards Deadline Friday 6/29

The 12th Annual CAPE New Writers Awards (CNWA) deadline is quickly approaching on Friday, June 29!

CAPE writers – be sure to submit your scripts electronically to [email protected] by Friday, June 29, 2012 11:59pm PST.

This program is open to both CAPE and non-CAPE members and we’re accepting individual and team submissions.

One winner will be selected from each of the three categories, which are Features, Television, and Hawaii.

Winners will receive a $4,000 cash prize, the latest Final Draft professional scriptwriting software, a staged reading of the winning script, and exclusive meetings with entertainment industry agents, producers, and executives.

The CAPE New Writers Awards has been dedicated to discovering and nurturing Asian Pacific Islander voices and talents for over a decade. This signature CAPE program has launched the careers of numerous writers including Aaron Ho (COUGAR TOWN, AUSTIN & ALLY), Alice Wu (SAVING FACE), Christina Choe (I AM JOHN WAYNE), Jaffar Mahmood (SHADES OF RAY), Ken Cheng (WILFRED), Leonard Chang (AWAKE), Thomas Wong (Fox Writer’s Intensive Fellow), Randall Park (THE ERASISTS), and many more!

The 12th Annual CAPE New Writers Awards is sponsored by NBC Universal with support from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Hawaii International Film Festival, the Honolulu Film Office, the Creative Industries Division, and Final Draft.

For submission materials and detailed guidelines, please visit capeusa.org/CNWA.

CAPE Casting Workshop With Lindsay Jameyson Call for Entries

CAPE Actors – we have another exclusive workshop for you with Lindsay Jameyson (Head Associate, Jennifer Cooper Casting)!

She’s been the casting associate for hit shows such as HAWAII FIVE-0 and CSI: NY.

This workshop will give you immediate feedback about your performance to help you book future jobs. You’ll also gain insight from an industry professional on how to stand out to major networks and studios.

Deadline for submissions is Monday, July 16, 2012 at 5:00PM PST.

Who: CAPE Members only
Where: The Acting Bridge
Address: If selected, the address will you forwarded to you no later than Friday, July 20.
When: Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Time: 7:30pm – 10:00pm
(NOTE: You must be available during this time to apply.)

Please submit your headshot, acting resume, and a short (100 words or less) essay explaining why you should be selected. There is a $25 non-refundable registration fee*.  Please email all materials to [email protected] with “CAPE Casting Workshop With Lindsay Jameyson: Your full name” in the subject line.

If you are not currently a CAPE member, please join or renew here: capeusa.org/membership.

Please process the $25 non-refundable registration fee here.

*PLEASE NOTE: If you have already paid the registration fee for the CAPE Acting Workshop With CBS or CAPE Casting Workshop with ABC, you do not need to pay again. This is only required for new, first time submissions.

CAPE Casting Workshop – Registration

Please process your $25 non-refundable registration fee below.

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