Wednesday, August 10, 2016

PROJECT: Elder Dale G. Renlund — Special Witnesses of Christ  
RE: Family of four needed
DEADLINE: 9am, Monday, August 15, 2016.

We are producing Elder Renlund’s “Special Witness” video and need a few background actors to assist. If you fit this description, or know someone who does, please respond!

Thank you!

BACKGROUND NEEDED
Family of four – Mom, Dad, and two kids between ages 9 – 16 years. ALL ethnicities are welcome. We are especially interested in non-whites.

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Casting: LDS Women and Young Women with Acting Ability


The Publishing Services Department is producing a new training video for Young Women Presidencies. The piece would show comical takes on good and bad ways to conduct lessons. We are seeking Young Women and women to portray Young Women Leaders. Acting experience is strongly preferred, but not required. Please review the general information below and share this with anybody who would enjoy the opportunity. 

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Weathering the Storms of Life - MTC Content

Have you overcome a storm during your mission through faith in the Savior and His atonement?
We need you to share your story!

Project: Weathering the Storms of Life - MTC Content

Seeking: Real-life stories of recently returned missionaries (within 12 months), who have been through a “storm of life” during their time in the MTC or in the Mission Field and have successfully turned to the Savior and His atonement. These stories should parallel the New Testament account of the Savior calming the storm on the Sea of Galilee. (Please share this notice with anyone who could fill this need. We are seeking stories in Spanish and Portuguese, as well.)

Posted by: LDS Motion Picture Studio Casting Office

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

PROJECT: The second season of the Mormon Channel Original Series 'His Grace'
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Midnight, Thursday, July 7, 2016

Dear LDS Member,

The Church will film the second season of The Mormon Channel Original Series, 'His Grace,' beginning July 11th. Filming will take place over a period of two weeks.

We seek members of the Church to share their stories (and testimonies) about any of the pre-defined topics (listed below) as they relate to the power of The Savior’s Grace in their lives.

Friday, June 24, 2016

LDS Youth Instagram Photos in Fort Collins, Colorado

The Publishing Services Department is producing a new series of photographs for the LDS Youth Instagram feed. We are seeking youth in the Fort Collins, Colorado area. Please review the general information below on how to apply to be part of this exciting project, and feel free to pass it along to others who may be interested!

NEEDED:  Young Men and Young Women: Between the ages 12-19. Applicants must be active members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who, according to their assigned ecclesiastical authority (bishop or branch president), are living a temple-worthy life. This status will be verified prior to booking.
ACTION:  Will involve photographing LDS youth participating in fun activities. Do you do something unique as a hobby or pastime? This could be you! Those photographed will be asked to share a brief testimony of the gospel, as well.
LOCATION:  Fort Collins, Colorado
COMPENSATION:  This project is a non-paid, volunteer opportunity
UNION: This production is not affiliated with any union.
TIME COMMITMENT:  Shooting for 1-2 hours on Sunday, July 10th.

TO APPLY:  
Please complete this online application FORM ASAP. Part of the form submission process requires a filmed introduction. Film yourself (with your phone is fine) telling us 1 unique thing about yourself and talking about your hobbies in 1 minute or less. Show us your fun personality! Once finished, upload the video to YouTube or Vimeo as “Unlisted” or “Public” and copy/paste the link into the application form.
URL: https://www.tfaforms.com/430422 

PLEASE RESPOND ASAP – The online application form will close at 8AM MST on Tueday, July 5th. 

Applicants must be temple worthy members of the LDS Church. 

Thank you, very much for your help in moving this great work forward!

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Weathering the Storms of Life

Have you overcome a storm in your life through faith in the Savior and His atonement? 
We need you to share your story!

Project: Weathering the Storms of Life (en español) (em português)

Seeking: Real-life stories of Latter-day Saints, ages 12+, who have been through a “storm of life” and have successfully turned to the Savior and His atonement. These stories should parallel the New Testament account of the Savior calming the storm on the Sea of Galilee. (Please share this notice with anyone who could fill this need. We are seeking stories in Spanish and Portuguese, as well.)

Posted by: LDS Motion Picture Studio Casting Office

To apply, fill out the Publishing Services Department casting form.

On the form, you will be asked for:
I. Your contact information.
II. A current photo of yourself (It can be a recent snapshot if it has good lighting.)
III. A brief written summary of your story regarding how your faith in Jesus Christ and His atonement has helped you weather a storm in your life. Specifically we are looking for these parallels:
   A. Encountering a storm in your life 
   B. Turning to the Lord or pleading with Heaveniy Father for help
   C. Thinking, "carest Thou not that I perish?"
   D. Witnessing the Lord deliver a great "calm" and "peace"
   E. Leaving you "marveling" at the "manner" of the Lord  

A storm of life” could be a wide range of things:  a crisis of faith, errant children, absent parent, being wrongly accused, a loss of reputation, a challenge to integrity, bullying, losing all material and social supports, surviving a natural disaster, economic challenges, physical challenges, loss of a spouse, or anything that would be considered unusually challenging or difficult. 

Selected individuals will be asked to share their stories on camera.
  
Application deadline: Friday, August 19, 2016 (by 11:59 pm.)

Thank you for your support of Church media. We look forward to receiving your application!

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