Earn up to $2,000 Recording a Voiceover for an Animated Short + More Great Gigs in Texas

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Each week, we update this roundup to include the best casting calls around Texas. Whether you’re based in Austin, Houston, or a few states over, these gigs are great for actors based in the South. Want to know which projects are currently looking for talent in your area? From a 3D-animated short that needs voiceover talent to a commercial for a sports documentary for a major network, check out these gigs.

“Pixel Perfect”

A 3D-animated short film is looking for female voiceover talent, aged 18–20, for remote work. The story is about a college student who wants to beat her deceased dad’s high score in a virtual reality game. Talent will be paid $500–$2,000 for an estimated 3-hour session. 

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Camp Basics Gold

An event where participants compete against each other in camp-style games needs talent, aged 18–50. The event is on June 2 in Fort Worth, Texas. Talent will be paid $150 for 3- to 3½-hours of work.

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“Acceptable”

The short film “Acceptable” wants female talent for two roles. The story is about bad communication between a parent and her teenage daughter. The production wants female talent, over the age of 30, and female talent, aged 14–20. Rehearsals and shooting are in Austin, Texas. Talent will be paid $600 for a 1-day shoot and 2 days of rehearsals. 

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Hopper $5,000 Giveaway Ad

A social media ad for a Hopper travel credit giveaway is looking for talent, aged 18–30, for remote work. Talent will be paid $125 for an estimated two hours of recording.

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Untitled Sports Documentary

A sports documentary for a major network needs white male talent, aged 27–37, for a re-creation scene set in the late 60s/early 70s. Talent will be play the nonspeaking role of an athletics director, and must be tall and fit with black or brown hair. Shooting is in Austin, Texas. Talent will be paid $100–$200 for 3–5 hours of shooting.

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SUV Owner

A testimonial spot wants South Asian or Indian talent of any gender, aged 26–57, who own an SUV no older than 2016. The production wants talent who either own a luxury brand SUV, such as Mercedes, Lexus, or Audi, or a premium-level SUV from a non-luxury brand, such as Toyota, Honda, or Jeep. Shooting is in Houston, Texas. Talent will be paid $300–$475 for an estimated 2-hour shoot. 

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“Not So Medal”

The short film “Not So Medal” is looking for male talent, aged 18–20, to play a principal role. The short is a proof-of-concept for a feature, and is about two young men who bond over their mutual involvement with the wrong crowd. Shooting is for two days in Dallas, Texas. Talent will be paid $100 per day. 

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“The Gate”

A short film needs male talent for two roles. “The Gate” is a dark comedy about loneliness and isolation in the vein of the Coen brothers (“Hail, Caesar!”). Roles include the lonely Basil, who treats strangers poorly, for male talent with dance and comedy and vocal skills, aged 22–35, and Basil’s neighbor, the good-natured Peter, for Asian male talent with comedy and vocal skills. Shooting is for an estimated six days in Austin. Talent will be paid $150 per day

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