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- Shoots April 17 & 18.
- Auditions: Apr 1 in New York, NY
Casting “Lake Side,” an SVA student film that tells the story of Tom, Cooper, and Jayne who go on a unforgettable camping trip in which they will soon regret.Saturday
- Shooting TBD in NY/NJ area.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY; NJ
Casting "The Bracelet," a short film mystery about a woman who finds a bracelet in the woods and the mystery surrounding it.Saturday
- Shooting TBD in Jamaica Queens, Long Island City, and NYC.
- Seeking submissions nationwide/worldwide
Casting a Nike spec commercial whose theme is motivation. The scenes will capture the face of motivation and this commercial will be reviewed by Nike in May 2015 for campaign placement.Saturday
- Shoots April 20-26 in L.A.
- Seeking submissions from: Los Angeles, CA
Seeking extras for "The Lay of Lancaster," a short fantasy film. Set in the late 16th century, this poetic tale chronicles the events that cause a man of peace to lead a war.Saturday
- Shoots April 10 in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Apr 1 in IL
Casting "Honey, I'm Home," a story about a once-loving husband and father who brutally murders his wife and children after a long night of binge drinking and his disturbing attempt to continue living an ordinary life with their rotting corpses.Saturday
- Shoots April 9 in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Apr 1 in Chicago, IL
Casting "Happiness in Hell." Synopsis: Torn by the loss of his loved ones all around, A young man struggles with trying to find his happiness in Hell while drinking his life away and still caring for his younger sister. This short is an encounter at a bar between the main ...Saturday
- Rehearses late-April 2015; shoots mid-May 2015 in NY.
- Seeking submissions from: NY
Casting "Meat is Murder," a short horror film in the vein of "An American Werewolf in London" and the original "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre." Synopsis: Two friends are walking home from a party and stop in front of a door with Meat is Murder spray painted in blood red. It ...Friday
- Rehearses April 11-16; shooting TBD in Brooklyn, NY. Note: We are willing to work with schedules as long as a solid commitment is made.
- Seeking submissions from: Brooklyn, NY
Casting "The Butcher," a short film about a female journalist who has been taken hostage by a Mexican cartel member and what ensues are the moments leading up to her inevitable death.Friday
- Shoots Apr. 17 in NYC.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
Casting "Itch City," a short film about an African American jazz singer who learns that the Chinese restaurant worker who saved her has been secretly listening to her sing through the wall between the jazz club and the kitchen.Friday
- Tentatively shoots May 9 (for two days) in NY.
- Seeking submissions from: New York City, NY
Casting "Heartless" a short film based on an avant-garde dramatic piece intended stage. It tells the story of a failing relationship between Caleb and Jezebel portraying a unique interpretation of heartbreak and healing.Friday
- Rehearses Apr. 7; shoots Apr. 14 in NYC.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
Casting "I Won't Say I'm in Love," a student reproduction of Disney's "Hercules" "I Won't Say I'm in Love" scene.Friday
- Rehearses and shoots Apr. 24-26 and May 1-3 in Los Angeles & Orange County.
- Auditions: Apr 3 in Los Angeles, CA
Casting "Between Colors," a student short film, which follows Lennon, a young artist, working temporarily at a record label to make ends meet. When she meets Jonah, her ambitions of becoming a painter take a back seat as she finds herself falling in love. But the farther she falls, the ...Friday
- Shoots second week of April in Pasadena, CA.
- Auditions: Apr 6 in Pasadena, CA
Casting "If," a short mystery and romance student film. Logline: After losing connection with his girlfriend for over months, the man finally finds out she may have turned into a cat.Friday