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- Shooting in NYC. I have various days available to shoot the short film over the next two weeks. I will work with you to decide what is the best time.
- Seeking submissions from: New York City, NY
This is a dream sequence. During the dream, a woman reads tarot cards to predict her future while an unknown spirit/creature/monster haunts her. When she is woken from the nightmare, she finds that the creature is real and out to kill her. Short, silent film for NYU Sight & Sound. ...5 hours ago
- Shoots Mar. 21, 22 & Apr. 18, 19 in San Diego, CA.
- Auditions: Mar 13, in San Diego, CA
Casting "Lucky F*%@ing Flakes," a story about Donnie and his family that are all dorks and miserable because of it. He desperately wants to be different from his family, but has no idea on how to go about it. A mystical cereal discovered by Donnie could change everything.10 hours ago
- Shoots March 6-8 in downtown Portland, OR.
- Seeking submissions from: Portland, OR
Casting the short film, "Angela's Sacred Heart." Project description: "About the gray areas of rape and speaking out about it and finding love after."yesterday
- Shoots in late-May, early-June, in Seattle, WA.
- Auditions: Mar 26, 27 in Seattle, WA
Casting the short film, "Sauce." Project description: "A slacker takes a salsa dancing class just for the credit, but he gets more than he expected after being paired up with an overachieving partner who will stop at nothing to be the perfect salsa dancing pair in the class. This film ...10 hours ago
- Shoots Mar. 6, 9, & 10 in NYC.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY; Brooklyn, NY
Casting "The World of Mind," a non-dialogue short film. Synopsis: A girl sees a boy she likes in a bus (or in a public space). They are looking each other. A song (Jeanne Moreau's 'Le Tourbillon') makes her dream about how could it be if they started to speak together. ...11 hours ago
- Shoots Mar. 9, from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on a beach close to Coney Island, NY.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
Casting "Filming at the Beach," a short student film project. Synopsis: A timid man is struggling to get the perfect shot of the beach for his film, when a crew of experienced Japanese filmmakers abrasively bombard his space, trying to get the same shot of the beach. The two parties ...11 hours ago
- Shoots Mar. 7 (approx. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.) on the Lower East Side, Manhattan, NYC.
- Auditions: Mar 6 in Manhattan, NY
Casting "Pandemic," an experimental art project for NYU about a man isolated in his apartment while a pandemic destroys the world.13 hours ago
- Rehearses Apr. 2, with more dates TBD; shoots Apr. 17-19 in Orange, CA.
- Auditions: Mar 14, 18 in Hollywood, CA
Casting "The Flower War," a student film for Chapman University. Synopsis: Sandra is a bright young girl living in the cartel-laden state of Sinaloa, Mexico, with her good-intentioned (but poor and poorly-educated) father, Eduardo, and her abuelo, a former Nahua shaman. Her hopes of attending college in the U.S. seem ...15 hours ago
- Shoots Mar. 20 & 21 in NYC.
- Seeking submissions from: Brooklyn, NY
Casting "Bricks," a short student film for Pratt Institute. Synopsis: Set in industrial Bushwick, "Bricks" shows slices of life of several characters who inhabit the neighborhood.15 hours ago
- Shoots in June (based on actor availability) in Washington, D.C.
- Seeking submissions from: DC; MD; VA; PA
Casting "Fixed," a short film. Synopsis: A photographer encounters problems when he attempts to quit his heroin addiction cold turkey.15 hours ago
- Rehearses in March; Shoots Apr. 17-19 in NYC.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
Casting "The Window Dresser," a short student film for NYU. Synopsis: A window dresser inadvertently witnesses a sexual assault outside her shop late one night. Standing next to a mannequin, she blends in and goes by unnoticed. Taking this voyeur's position, she observes the lack of activity taken by the ...18 hours ago