Events, Casting Calls and Open Calls for Submissions

Events

Great Things to Create, Do, Learn and See

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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.

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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.

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Unnerving

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.

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BlueFlix

Year-round

$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.

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Blue Village Acting Troupe

Year-round

$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.

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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.

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Marshall Miller

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.

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Family Friendly Fare

Year-round

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

Every Saturday

Free. This inclusive, award-winning children's show teaches nutrition and healthy eating habits while showing the importance of diversity and friendship. Watch here or browse books and more here.

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Independent Film

Year-round

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

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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.

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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.

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LGBTQ+ Actor

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.

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Empowering Students

Open Call

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.

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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.

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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.

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