Casting calls and open calls for actors, writers, musicians and others, and our calendar of events.
Open Calls: Join the Blue Forge Family of Artisans
Authors with Autism
Open Call for 2022
Blue Forge Press is honored to be the publisher of two bestselling authors with autism but we want to increase representation. We're looking to sign 24 poets, novelists, and short story writers with autism. Contact us.
School Age Actors
Looking for a summertime activity? How about acting? Ages 5 to18 welcome with any skill level. Come meet us and learn about roles at the Sylvan Way branch of the public library in Bremerton, WA, from noon to 4pm. Contact us.
Open Call Until Cast
Blue Forge Films is casting for a short film that films in the summer of 2022. We're looking for an African American, gay male actor who appears between 18 and 25. Project pays copy, credit and a transportation stipend. Contact us.
Let's Make Movies!
June 1 - Sept 1
Indoor/outdoor in Port Orchard, WA. An inclusive, friendly, free, creative club for all abilities, ages 6 to 18. Come have a character created just for you! Lunch, basketball, soccer, and gardening are also on-site. Contact us.
Preteen & Teen Actors
Open Call Thru 8/31
Blue Forge Films is casting for the campy and epic Space Marines web series where brand new actors and those looking for a fun project are welcome. Films in Port Orchard, WA, several days over the summer. Contact us.
Short Fiction Authors
Open Call for 2022/23
Blue Forge Press is signing 12 new authors for its Blue Flash pocket-size book imprint for adult readers on the go. Preference will be given to series in the sci-fi, fantasy, noir, erotica and mystery genres. Contact us.
Created with support from ArtsWA and the NEA, this program provides Washington State teachers with everything they need to create a printed and bound showcase of their students' art and writing--at no charge. Contact us.
Events: Great Things to Create, Do, Learn and See
Books & Publishing Help
Saturdays in May
$5 to $20. Meet local authors and talk to real publishers every Saturday outside Book 'Em Bookstore in Port Orchard, WA. And don't miss a coffee and an orange chocolate biscotti from our Blue Sky Bistro!
BBQ & Books
June 27 - July 3
$5 to $20. Fantasy romance author Carrie Avery Moriarty and urban fantasy and supernatural comedy mystery author Michelle Lee display their work from noon to 7pm at BBQ2U in Gig Harbor, WA.
Blue Village Acting Troupe
$24/year. Receive weekly casting calls and act in filming projects in Washington State. All ages and abilities welcome. Vote on projects with other members and have custom scripts written just for you. Find out more here.
Honoring Memorial Day
May 23 - 29
$2 to $20. Sci-fi and crime author (and retired Special Agent) Marshall Miller shares his own books and the books of fellow local veterans from noon to 7pm for the entire week leading to Memorial Day at BBQ2U in Gig Harbor, WA.
Family Friendly Fare
Free. Watch family-friendly content for children and teens on Blue Forge Family, a YouTube channel with comments turned off and clearly rated content for all ages. Find great shows both entertaining and educational.
One-Acre Wood Project
June - August
Free. Weekday nature activities at the Blue Forge Group campus in Port Orchard, WA, for ages 5 to 21. Cooperative sports, acting, nature walks, gardening and learning about the arts. Free lunch included. Email to register.
Join Spoony & Bowler
Celebrate Father's Day
June 13 - 19
$2 to $20. Christian historical fiction and mystery author David Marytn shares his own books and books that make great gifts for the dad in your life from noon to 7pm at BBQ2U in Gig Harbor, WA.
$2.99 to $16.99. Stream, rent, or purchase the best short films, feature films, festivals and workshops from Blue Forge Films and our artisans right from the comfort of your own home. Explore content and watch trailers for free at BlueFlix.
Free. There are films, web series, and more to be found on the official Blue Forge Films YouTube channel. Find all Blue Village acting troupe projects posted here and on Blue Forge Family. Explore free content.