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- Shoots Aug. 1 in NYC.
- Auditions: Jul 30 in New York, NY
Casting "Three Seconds Later," a student film for NYU about a singer who suffers a three-second auditory delay after an electric shock, so he recreates the accident trying to fix himself, but now suffers voice delay.2 hours ago
- Auditions this Wednesday, July 30. Please come prepared with a monologue of your choice. Shoots Aug. 4 in NYC (must be available for the full day), locations including the NYU Tisch building, Union Square Park, and an apartment in Brooklyn.
- Auditions: Jul 30 in New York City, NY
Casting “Sentience,” a short student film for NYU Tisch School of the Arts set in a near future where the government has issued a new, mandatory medication for all humans in that conditions them to be totally apathetic in order to end the root of all human suffering: emotions. It ...2 hours ago
- Shoots Aug. 10 in NYC
- Auditions: Aug 10 in New York, NY
Casting Life One Evening," a short film about the goings on in the world. Producer states: "It is a very powerful and honest piece, about the wrongs with life."1 hours ago
- FIlming in Chicago, IL.
- Seeking submissions from: Chicago, IL
Casting a short film. Project description: "A young girl takes her depressed goldfish on a journey to find her a new home. There is no dialogue apart from one little shout out ('Jake! Stop!')."5 hours ago
- Shoots Aug. 13-17 in Burbank, CA.
- Auditions: Aug 1 in Burbank, CA
Casting "Révolte: The Musical," a student film for New York Film Academy. Synopsis: "Révolte" is a coming-of-age musical about the lives of a photographer and an activist who are in the midst of a political revolution. In a parallel world at the end of an era, the two become symbiotic ...5 hours ago
- Crowdfunding begins after casting; shoots Oct. 2014 for one or two days and Nov. 14-16 in MA.
- Seeking submissions from: Boston, MA; New York, NY; Providence, RI; Hartford, CT; Worcester, MA; Marlborough, MA
Casting "Trent" (working title), a sci-fi short film about a college student grappling with mental illness only to discover an unwelcome houseguest of unknown origin.6 hours ago
- Rehearses the weekend of Aug. 9 & 10 (several hours of rehearsal); shoots Aug. 16 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
- Auditions: Aug 2 in Brooklyn, NY
Casting "Yellow Bird," part of an experimental short film project entitled "Stories Of The Unconscious." This shoot is the seventh out of nine total parts of the project.6 hours ago
- Shooting TBD at the NYFA building in L.A.
- Auditions: Jul 30 in Burbank, CA
Casting "The Prisoner," a thesis film project for NYFA.14 hours ago
- Rehearsals TBD; shoots Aug. 12 & 13 in L.A.
- Seeking submissions from: Burbank, CA
Casting "Marion's Diner," a short film.Saturday
- Shoots the weekend of Aug. 23 (sunset-approx. 2 a.m.) in the Southern PA/Delaware area.
- Seeking submissions from: Philadelphia, PA; DE; Chester County, PA; Southern, NJ
Casting "Gum," a short film. Synopsis: "Gum" is vignette about a young woman who breaks into a diner after hours with a can of spray paint but ends up discovering what's left of a love story. Casting director states: "This is a unique showcase opportunity for one early-20s actress. This ...20 hours ago
- Rehearses mid-Aug. 2014; shoots Aug. 29-Sept. 2 in L.A.
- Auditions: Jul 29, 30 in Burbank, CA
Casting "Her Ring," a short film. Synopsis: "After his pregnant wife falls into a coma, a cartoonist must fight against reality and his imagination in order to make the toughest decision of his life."Jul 20
- Shoots Aug. 7 at night in L.A.
- Seeking submissions from: Los Angeles, CA
Casting "Ouroboros," a teaser promo for a thriller feature film. Producer states: "It will be used as an in-house tool to pitch the project. It is not for broadcast, but will be directed by the feature's director and the creative team."23 hours ago
- Shoots July 28 from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the NYU Todman Center in NYC.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
Casting "& You Were," a short silent film for NYU about a man creating a photographic memento of his wife while preparing for her impending death from an illness.yesterday
- Rehearses August-September; shoots September in Tustin, CA.
- Seeking submissions nationwide/worldwide
Casting 6 male actors, ages 18-24 for "Behave the Heaven," a short student film about friendship, betrayal, and redemption.yesterday
- Shooting August 1, in Houston, TX.
- Seeking submissions from: Houston, TX
Casting for the independent short film "Hunger Games YouTube Short." Project description: "This is a short film intended for release on the Red Button Studios YouTube channel, set around the time period of the third book. Two unnamed characters are running for their lives through the woods and discover something ...yesterday
- Shooting August 23-31, in Buda, TX.
- Auditions: Aug 9 in Austin, TX
Casting for the independent short film "The Mirage." Project description: "Typical weekend of a lovely family with mom, dad and 3 wonderful kids."yesterday