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- Rehearses and shoots Summer to Fall 2014 in Philadelphia PA.
- Seeking submissions from: Philadelphia, PA; New York, NY; Atlantic City, NJ
Casting a series of short stories. Stories include: "Delilah's Muse" (Two struggling musicians confront artistic resistance while spending the night with their muse.); "Before I Say I Do" (Hours before their wedding, a young couple is interrupted by a stranger who claims to be in love with the bride.); "The ...Jul 19
- Timing is flexible between July-Aug. 2014, within a three-hour radius of Atlanta, GA.
- Seeking submissions from: Atlanta, GA; Athens, GA; Louisville, KY
Atlanta-based artist seeking a group of people (ideally, a group of friends who are interested in performing together in casual situations) to be photographed and videotaped doing keg stands. Coordinator states: "No need to be 'good' at keg stands; this is about documenting what it looks like. Keg provided; we ...Jul 19
- Rehearses and shoots August 2014 in Los Angeles.
- Seeking submissions from: Los Angeles, CA
Casting "Garlic," a student film for UCLA. Synopsis: A modern-day love story about a young woman with an old soul and a unique history who finds unexpected love in a man with unusual interests. But, will who she really is cause her to ruin it all?Jul 19
- Shooting begins Sept. 20 in L.A. area. Note: After casting there will be an Indiegogo campaign. Actors may be asked to shoot short interviews or trailer scenes to use in the campaign. Rates for such scenes will be negotiated separately. The rates listed here are for shooting beginning in September. Shooting is expected to be 10 non-consecutive days.
- Auditions: Jul 29, 30, 31 in Burbank, CA
Casting "Anna's Submlime Dystopia," a short film.Jul 19
- Shoots Aug. 11 in NYC at the Ripley Grier Studios in NYC.
- Auditions: Jul 30 in New York, NY
Seeking submissions for upcoming reality-style video "Giant Men." The project will be a short series of interviews with some of the tallest men that walk the streets of NYC. Company states: "We are looking for several adult males 21 and older and 6'3" and taller to talk about the advantages ...Jul 19
- Shooting September 20-28, in Austin, TX.
- Auditions: Aug 16 in Austin, TX
Casting for the independent short film "Iris." Project description: While on a visit to an art gallery to buy a gift for his daughter, Iris, Thad decides to ignore the “Do Not Touch” sign, which submerges him in a world where art and reality merge into one. As Thad ventures ...Jul 19
- Rehearses and shoots in Aug.
- Seeking submissions from: Detroit, MI
Casting a short narrative film in Detroit, Michigan. The film centers on five black children who witness the effects of arson in their neighborhood.Jul 19
- Rehearses in Aug.; shoots in Sept. at a location TBD on a beach on Long Island
- Seeking submissions from: New York City, NY
Seeking actors to portray the story of a young couple that are attacked by a reptilian man on vacation in Long Island.Jul 18
- Shoots for three days mid-August in the Riverside County/ Los Angeles county area.
- Seeking submissions from: Los Angeles, CA; Riverside, CA; San Diego, CA
Casting "Fairmont Park." Synopsis: A haggard homeless man loses his dog, the last thing connecting him to his past life--a "classic" American lifestyle with a wife and daughter. He lived in a traditional suburban household with a white picket fence and the dog. His journey takes him on a walk ...Jul 17
- Shoots this summer in NYC.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
Casting "Iconic," a series of short films inspired by iconic images from classic foreign films.Jul 17