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- Shoots Nov. 17-18, Dec. 16-17, Jan. 18-19, Feb. 16-17, March 16-17, Apr. 18-19 in Los Angeles, CA.
- Seeking submissions from: Santa Monica, CA
Seeking contestants for "Top Microwave Chef," a reality-style cooking webseries parody of "Top Chef/Masterchef," poking fun at the entire genre of cooking shows and America's obsession with watching food on TV. Contestants will be actually voted off and there may be real prizes for the winners (pending sponsorship deals). White ...Nov 03
- 35mm film scene shoots Nov. 14; rehearses Feb. 15- Apr. 6, 2015; shoots Apr. 7-14, 2015 in NYC. Film will be shot on either 35mm Film, and or the Red Camera.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY; New York, NY; New York, NY
Casting "Addictions in Silhouette," a short student film for the New York Film Academy originally derived from a poem of the same title. Note: Film requires nudity. Synopsis: "Additions in Silhouette" is a suspense based in the city of Corona, Queens, just outside of New York City, in 1987. Adam, ...Oct 30
- Shoots mid- and late November in Mission Viejo, CA.
- Seeking submissions from: Mission Viejo, CA; Los Angeles, CA
Casting "The Archivist," a student film for Saddleback College. Synopsis: The story follows a character named QT, a talented folk musician whose infatuations with Bob Dylan inhibit him from finding his own creative voice. The story is loosely based around and pays homage to the early career of Quentin Tarantino, ...Oct 28
- Shooting January 5, 2015, at Phoenix International Raceway and Litchfield Park, AZ. All shots for the film will be outdoors.
- Seeking submissions from: Litchfield Park, AZ
Winstone Productions is Casting "The Phoenix Bird," a short film. Project Description: "A feel-good, inspirational musical fantasy-drama about innocence, benevolence, immortality, and re-birth. The story concerns a heroic mythological bird of prey and a boy. Accompaniment by the song 'Follow You, Follow Me' by Genesis." Producers state: "Our company produces ...Oct 28
- Travel to Arizona on Jan. 3, 2015; rehearses Jan. 4, 2015; shoots Jan. 5-8, 2015 in Sierra Vista and Willcox, AZ; travel back Jan. 9 or 10, 2015.
- Seeking submissions from: Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY
Casting a humorous short, "Learning to Drive," inspired by the true story of a spirited man with Down syndrome who is determined to convince his caring but controlling brother, Red, to teach him how to drive. Casting Director states: "Script has won two screenplay awards (Life Fest Film Festival and ...Oct 21
- Shoots early 2015 in Birmingham, AL. Producer states: "Depending on who is cast, this could be shot elsewhere."
- Seeking submissions nationwide/worldwide
Casting "Know This." Producer states; "All Lauren knew that day was that her lover, Rachel, was taking her hiking in the woods for some kind of surprise. In a relationship that she's had difficulty fully accepting, Lauren's journey into the woods parallels with remembrances of where these difficulties have come ...Oct 20
- Rehearses and shoots TBD in Los Angeles, California.
- Seeking submissions from: Los Angeles, CA
Casting "Screenplay Sucks but She…," a short film. Synopsis: A "screenplay doctor" gets a project to analyze: a screenplay written by a young beautiful girl who has no experience how to write the same. The "screenplay doctor" hates the screenplay; however, when the writer comes in person for review; he ...Oct 12
- Rehearses ASAP in Newtown Square, PA.
- Seeking submissions from: Newtown Square, PA; Springfield, PA; Media, PA; Aston, PA; Glen Mills, PA; West Chester, PA
Two good-looking young men leave a party and park on a back road. The passenger convinces the driver that since the two are close friends and they are drunk, that they should engage in sexual activity. Just then, a serial killer is suddenly standing on top of the car. This ...Oct 10
- Rehearses in early November; shoots Nov. 20-23 in NYC.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
Casting "Phantom Limbs," a short, surrealist horror film for NYU Tisch, based around a young runaway and her older brother, who is in deep trouble with a local crime boss.Oct 13
- Shoots Nov. 14-16 with additional shoot dates in March or April 2015 in the L.A. area.
- Seeking submissions from: Los Angeles, CA
Casting "The Listening Box," a student short film for Chapman University. Synopsis: A smart, compassionate Catholic priest helps a savvy young woman search for her missing sister, setting a chain of events in motion that not only affect the lives of his parishioners but also test his own sense of ...Oct 10
- Shoots early-mid December in New York City.
- Seeking submissions from: NY; CT
Casting "Blush," a NYU grad film about a young college freshman who tries to adjust to the ups and downs of college life.Oct 09