Events, Casting Calls and Open Calls for Submissions
Great Things to Create, Do, Learn and See
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.
Charity Flea Market
Saturday, September 3
Free. Tools, vintage and retro gaming gear, office equipment, film and photography gear and more all being sold to raise funds for after school arts and sports for Washington youth. Outside Book 'Em Bookstore in Port Orchard from noon to 5pm.
Saturday, October 22
Free. Celebrating the fourth annual volume of thought-provoking, unsettling stories, Bree Indigo, J.W. Capek, Lauren Patzer and David Mecklenburg will sign all four volumes at Barnes & Noble in Northgate from noon to 6pm.
$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.
Holiday Books & Bazaar
Saturday, December 3
Free. Twenty tables of local authors' books, handmade crafts and artwork will be available at this family-friendly holiday bazaar. Talk with Washington artisans and publishers! Noon to 6pm at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma.
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.
Carrie Avery Moriarty
Saturday, September 17
Free. Romance and fantasy author Carrie Avery Moriarty appears at Barnes & Noble in Northgate to sign her collection "Through a Forest of Light and Darkness" from noon to 6pm.
Sunday, September 18
Free. Retired special agent and author Marshall Miller appears at Barnes & Noble in Northgate to sign the first book in his Agent Kim Kupar series "Jade Eyes" from noon to 6pm.
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.
Join Spoony & Bowler
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.
Casting Calls and Open Calls for Submissions
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.