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Current Opportunities

Cleveland Play House Hiring Multiple Positions

The Cleveland Playhouse (CPH) is hiring multiple positions in Artistic, Education, Human Resources and Production. See the links below for full job descriptions and application instructions. CPH is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment, and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual...

CIFF46 Call for Entries Now Open

The Cleveland International Film Festival is now accepting submissions! The 46th Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) will take place March 30-April 10, 2022 in its new home at Playhouse Square in downtown Cleveland, OH. CIFF46 Call for Entries opens June 7, 2021 to feature and short films with a completed production date after June 1,...

Production Crew Members Needed for Ms. Wheelchair USA

Production crew members are needed for the Ms. Wheelchair USA competition for the weeks of July 5 – 18, 2021. Ms. Wheelchair USA is a national competition for women with disabilities. It will be held throughout Northeast Ohio but shows are at CenterStage Theatre in Cuyahoga Falls (close to Blossom Music Center). There is a...

Shining Star CLE Audition Deadline: June 13

High school students from Northeast Ohio have until June 13th at 11:59 pm to audition for Menorah Park’s fifth annual Shining Star CLE singing competition. Shining Star CLE is a unique solo-singing competition giving Northeast Ohio high school students the chance to compete for college scholarships. Students graduating between 2022 and 2025 from Cuyahoga, Ashtabula,...

The 2021 Cape List

For the last two years, The Black List partnered with CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) to create the first two CAPE Lists. This year, they are creating the third installment of the CAPE List along with some new partners for 2021! This May, they’ve partnered with CAPE once again to create a call...

2021 Black List x Hornitos “Take Your Shot” Short Film Program

The Black List is pleased to partner with Hornitos to present the 2021 “Take Your Shot” Short Film Program in order to support and amplify new voices in inclusive and intersectional storytelling. Up to five filmmakers will receive a $15,000 grant each for the purpose of filming a short proof of concept based on their...

2021 Annual Black List Feature Lab

The Black List will invite six to eight promising non-professional writers as identified by the Black List to a month-long, intensive virtual writers workshop in September 2021. All writers involved in the Lab will workshop one feature screenplay through one-on-one sessions with each screenwriting mentor and in peer workshops. The program will also include attendance...

The Black List, NRDC, The Redford Center: Climate Storytelling Fellowship

The Black List is pleased to partner with NRDC’s Rewrite the Future program and The Redford Center to offer financial grants and creative support for scripts telling stories with new perspectives on climate change. The Black List, NRDC and The Redford Center will award $10,000 to each of three screenwriters to support revision of a...

Cleveland Public Theatre: Now Hiring STEP Technical Director / Lead Teacher

Cleveland Public Theatre is now hiring a STEP Technical Director / Lead Teacher Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) seeks extraordinary people willing to join its hard-working team with the ambitious goals of growing the organization and changing the community. CPT produces groundbreaking performances and life-changing education programs inside of their mission to raise consciousness and nurture compassion....

Disney Launchpad Seeking Diverse Writers & Directors

Providing a platform for diverse writers and directors to create short films for Disney+. The Disney Launchpad Shorts Incubator returns for Season II with exciting new changes! For the first time ever, writers will be eligible to apply for the program as well as directors. This means you can apply as a writer, writer/director, a...

Roy W. Dean Film Grant Accepting Submissions for Summer Grant

Celebrating its 30th year, the Roy W. Dean Film Grants is now accepting submissions for its 2021 Summer Grant. The Roy W. Dean Film Grants are awarded 3 times each year to films that are unique films and that make a contribution to society.  From the Heart Productions, the 501(c)3 non-profit sponsoring the grant, is also offering the...

AngelaBoehmCasting Seeking Extras

AngelaBoehmCasting is currently casting background for a feature film shooting in the Cleveland area from mid-June to late September! If you are interested in submitting to any of their postings, please do the following: Create a free profile at angelaboehmcasting.com. Emails with specific submission instructions are sent anytime they are casting background. Follow angelaboehmcasting on...

The MACRO x The Black List Feature Screenwriter Incubator

Submissions are now OPEN for the MACRO x The Black List Screenwriter Incubator! MACRO and The Black List, in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures, are proud to present the inaugural MACRO x The Black List Feature Screenwriter Incubator. This new initiative offers writers of color the opportunity to develop a film idea to pitch to...

Scriptwriting Competitions Now Accepting Applications

Want to see your story up on the big screen? Check out these upcoming scriptwriting competitions! The Finish Line Script Competition (late deadline 6/29) and the Tirota/Finish Line Social Impact Competition (regular 4/29, late deadline 6/10) are both open for submissions! https://finishlinescriptcomp.com/.

Peacock Now Casting for ‘Frogger’ Physical Competition Show

Peacock is looking for contestants to apply for a new competition show based on the video game Frogger. America’s popular arcade game is about to get supersized!  Jump back to the 80’s in this totally radical physical competition game show! Fans of the classic video game will dodge treacherous traffic, leap over snapping gators and...

The Black List Feature and Episodic Programs Open for Submission

The opt-in periods for the 2021 Black List Feature Lab, Black List x WIF Episodic Lab, and the Black List x WIF Feature Residency are now open. Writers who meet the criteria detailed on www.blcklst.com can opt their scripts into consideration for all three programs while uploading a script or via the “My Scripts” portion...

Scriptation Showcase Screenwriting Contest

The Scriptation Showcase is the screenwriting competition that circulates winners’ scripts to Hollywood directors, showrunners, executives, and producers. 15 scripts will be featured for a full year in Scriptation, the script app used on thousands of film and TV productions.   Click here for the competition rules and eligibility. Screenplay & Short Entry Dates: Regular...

Film Fellowships, Labs, Festivals and More | The Light Leaks

The Light Leaks (LLC) is a community hub that supports, empowers and educates female and gender non-conforming (GNC) filmmakers. The Light Leaks is sharing an updated list of opportunities for creators curated by the TLL team. Scroll through to find fellowships, labs, festivals and more! And if you have an opportunity you’d like to share...

NETFLIX AND WIFT-US TEAM UP FOR NETFLIX CREW LIST

WIFT-US has teamed up with Netflix and they are giving ALL WIFT MEMBERS the ability to be on the Netflix “Inclusion” Crew List. Here’s how to get on this list: WIFT Organizations Must be a WIFT-US Paid Member Local Members must be current and up to date on their due! Join WIFT-OHIO today! Email interest...

Black Film Space (BFS) Launches Membership Platform for Black Filmmakers & Creatives

Black Film Space (BFS) has launched a new membership platform to advance opportunities for Black filmmakers and expand representation in front and behind the camera. The two Black Film Space membership plans offer up tiered levels of access to the collectiv’es platform of industry resources, discounts on tools and film festival submission rates, 75+ workshops...

Safe Sets™ COVID-19 Level A Program

Safe Sets™ COVID-19 Level A Program Created by Safe Sets International This program is designed to communicate the most current health and safety information relevant to our community of filmmakers, producers, crew, and industry professionals. The materials have been sourced using reputable, science-driven resources and reviewed by medical experts. While information for this particular virus...

Want to blow up a building? Here’s your chance!

The apartment building located at 13800 Terrace Rd., Cleveland, OH 44112, needs to come down, and the City of East Cleveland wants to give the opportunity to a film or TV production who would like to demolish or destroy it for filming purposes. This opportunity is first-come, first-served. INTERESTED PARTIES, PLEASE CONTACT: Mayor Brandon L....