1410 Media Group has joined with #thegroup501 to present workshops and two auditions during the 2019 UAMS Midsouth Black Expo on February 23 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The Expo is being held at the Metroplex Event Center in Little Rock, AR.
#thegroup501 is the collaboration between five local film and media production companies coming together for joint projects and to grow the production community in Central Arkansas. During the Expo, #thegroup501 will offer workshops on Acting for Film and Stage, The Anatomy of a Producing a Vocal Music Record, and Breaking into the Business for Writers, Directors, Producers, and Crew. Workshops will be free but will be limited to the first to sign up at our booth in the Expo hall. Workshops will be held on site in our breakout room. Check out our booth for the schedule of workshops. We'll also be giving writing, film, and acting demonstrations throughout the day!
1410 Media Group will offer two auditions during the expo. Our first audition will be for the stage play, Dearly Beloved, the hilarious comedy drama about two families, one black and middle-class, one white and wealthy, both determined to keep two star-crossed lovers from getting married. It's Romeo and Juliet met the hood and the bougie! Roles are available for black, hispanic, and white actors ages 18+. Character bios are posted below.
We will also hold an audition for the shooting of the pilot episode of the TV show, Lela's Place, a drama about a savvy, no-nonsense store owner determined to keep her family of four boys and neighborhood business together despite forces from within and without determined to tear them apart. Roles are available for black, hispanic, and white actors ages 15+. Character bios are posted below. The series will be shot in Central Arkansas.
Can't stay for the audition? We understand that there are many great activities going on at the Expo. So if you need to, just drop off your head shot and bio at our booth!