“Blair Witch” co-creator, Dan Myrick is using the social media tool abazab Playbox(TM) to conduct an online open casting call for his upcoming Gearhead Pictures Team film, “The Objective.” Actors will be able to submit their auditions directly to Myrick via file upload or by recording directly into the Playbox using a web cam or iSight.
This clever partnership of social media tools opens limitless possibilities for marketing, meetings, presentations, etc.
How it works: You sign up for a free abazab account, read the sides for the character on camera, giving your most Oscar-worthy performance, then upload the video using Abazab, where it can be made private or public for all the world to see.
abazab describes itself as
“a free social web-based internet service enabling people to share fun videos, impromptu video messages, and important life events in an easy way that can be added to any web page and is available at www.abazab.com. abazab is a private company backed by Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Advanced Equities, Geneva Ventures, and other prominent Silicon Valley investors.”