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- Shoots December 2014 (two days) in NYC and surrounding area.
- Seeking submissions from: NY; NJ
Casting a series of three short films. Each film runs six-ten minutes in length. All films are of a dark and eerie nature, but no blood or gore. Director states: "These short films are intended for a web series and or web channels. They may also be submitted to additional ...Sep 11
- Shoots Oct. 11 (eve. and night) in Salem County, NJ.
- Auditions: Sep 27 in Sewell, NJ
Casting the sixth episode of Supraliminal Films' Season 3 of "Memoirs of the Macabre." Casting eight roles within the episode. Casting director states: "The episode is an homage to '80s slasher movies. It involves eight campers getting chased down and killed by a supernatural force. It has lots of scares ...Sep 10
- Rehearsals begin late-Sept. 2014; shoots Oct. 10-12 in Philadelphia, PA.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
Casting "Family First," a psychological horror/thriller film about twin sisters, a car crash, and the jealousy that threatens to destroy the family. The story revolves around two twin sisters who survive a horrific car crash. One sister survived relatively unscathed, but the other is severely injured, and bound for life ...Sep 10
- Rehearses Sept. 29-Oct. 5; shoots Oct. 7-14 in the Catskills, NY. Note: Crew and cast will stay at location for the entire production period.
- Auditions: Sep 19, 20, 21 in New York, NY
Casting "Fairy Teller," in which Travis builds his career in a big corporation. His specialty is to convince people to sell their lands to the company but this time things don’t go as he planned and in order to get the contract, an old dying man who owns the land ...Sep 10
- Rehearsals begin late-Sept. 2014 in NYC; shoots early- to mid-Oct. 2014 in NYC and Long Island, NY.
- Not accepting online submissions
Casting, "Hotline," a short film that centers around family and forgiveness. Kathy, who just recently started volunteering for a suicide prevention hotline, gets a call to the hotline from a distraught woman making one last plea for help. However, Kathy must learn to put aside procedure and speak from the ...Sep 03
- Shoots September-October 2014 in NYC.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
Seeking background actors and featured performers for the spec series “City of Mercy." Coordinator states: "The pilot has already been shot and we are looking to shoot the next three episodes for possible pitch and distribution in Hollywood, CA through our production affiliate, Blackstaar Entertainment. Director Rodney Ferrer is known ...Sep 09
- Shooting September 29-October 31, in Dallas & Ft. Worth, TX.
- Seeking submissions from: Dallas, TX
Casting for the independent short film "Two Guys in a Bar," about two guys in a bar discussing relationships and women.Sep 09
- Rehearses late September; shoots Oct. 10-12 & 17-19 in Orange County and L.A.
- Seeking submissions from: Orange County, CA; Los Angeles, CA
Casting "Don't Tell My Mom," a student film. Synopsis: A naïve high school boy finds a summer job at a sex shop, where he develops a crush on his older female boss, through which he learns how to communicate more openly and find comfort in his own skin.Sep 09
- Shoots in Oct.-Nov. 2014 in L.A.
- Seeking submissions from: Los Angeles, CA
Casting "On Your Own Again," a short art film about a revolutionary soldier on R&R from the war.Sep 09
- Rehearsals TBD; read-through will be on a weekend TBD at shoot location; shoots Nov. 15 (all day) in L.A.
- Seeking submissions from: Riverside, CA; Los Angeles, CA
Casting "The Recipe," a comedy short about two Italian mob families trying to steal one another's super-secret cannoli recipes. Producer states: "This will be entered in festivals and aired on the 'Those 1 Guys' channel. This will be filmed on the Red camera with excellent crew and staff."Sep 09