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- Shoot dates TBD in Tuscaloosa, AL.
- Seeking submissions from: Tuscaloosa, AL; Birmingham, AL; AR; FL; GA; KY; LA; NC; TN
Casting "Blackface," a period piece student film set in 1934 that explores the racial violence of a small Southern town through the eyes of minstrel actor Henry Roberts. Synopsis: After being pressured by his best friend to participate in a lynching, Henry struggles to come to terms with the gruesome ...Jan 31
- Shoots March 24-26 in Austin, TX.
- Seeking submissions from: Austin, TX
Casting "That's Touching," a comedy-drama about sexual taboos, the gender double standard, and what it takes to raise a child.Jan 31
- Rehearsal dates TBD; shoots April 25-May 2, 2015 in NYC.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
Casting "Opera of Cruelty," a short experimental thesis film for NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Synopsis: In this surreal drama, a young victim is invited to an immersive operatic production led by the Famed Fiend, a collector and protector of talent. The young victim finds himself infatuated with the ...Jan 31
- Shoots in Mar. in Syracuse, NY.
- Seeking submissions from: Syracuse, NY; Ithaca, NY
Casting "A Good Woman to Wake Up To," a short student film. Synopsis: A white lie sends a husband and wife down two separate paths over the course of a single night.Jan 31
- Tentatively shoots March 18-20 in Orange County, CA.
- Seeking submissions from: Los Angeles, CA
Casting "Black Magic," a short student film for Chapman University. Synopsis: A quiet, imaginative black teenager begins work at an after-school program and transforms craft-time into brown-friendly activities. She falls into conflict with her white supervisor who disapproves of her actions, and must summon up the courage--either through magic or ...Jan 30
- Shoots Feb. 21 in NYC or Connecticut.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY; Newtown, CT
Casting "Color," a short student film about a daughter growing up through the eyes of her colorblind father. When the daughter is older, she gives her father glasses that aid in fixing colorblindness, allowing him to see the green of his daughter's eyes for the first time.Jan 30
- Rehearses late February; shoots in March in Athens, GA.
- Seeking submissions from: Athens, GA
Casting "Clown School," a short film. Synopsis: Sherry is a talented clown at a large university; however, she's set on finding a normal job instead of pursing her passion due to financial worries.Jan 30
- Shoots April 7-11 in Chicago, IL. Note: Rehearsals will be scheduled around actors' availability.
- Auditions: Feb 17 in Chicago, IL and Feb 20 in Chicago, IL
Casting "Social Hour," a Columbia College Chicago practicum film. Synopsis: In protest of her caretaker’s dictatorship over her nursing home, Nora escapes for a night of freedom. Enlisting the help of her friend Rose, the two septuagenarians go on a quest to find pot in order to be liberated from ...Jan 30
- Shoots Feb. 27 in L.A.
- Seeking submissions from: Los Angeles, CA
Casting the hit men negotiation scene from "Blood Simple" for a "Directing Actors for the Screen" class. Director states: "You will get to meet 15 directors."Jan 30
- Shoots end of Feb./early March on Long Island and in Brooklyn, NY.
- Seeking submissions from: NY
Casting "Amelia," a short student film. Synopsis: Jessica and Gregory are married and make the decision to have a baby. Everything is fine until six months into the pregnancy she's diagnosed with pre-eclampsia disease, which means the chances of her surviving the pregnancy are slim.Jan 30
- Shoots Feb. 5, 12, 26, and March 4 & 11 (Fri., 8 a.m.-12 p.m.) in North Hollywood, CA.
- Seeking submissions from: North Hollywood, CA
Seeking actors for a "Will and Grace"-themed project for the Art Institute.Jan 30
- One meet-and-greet rehearsal on a date TBD; shoots Apr. 8-10 in Montclair, NJ.
- Seeking submissions from: Montclair, NJ
Casting "Social Flutterby," a student film for Montclair State University. Synopsis: "Social Flutterby" is a short comedy film about a socially-anxious college sophomore named Camillia. Camillia is trying to get by unnoticed while her horny, eccentric best friend, Cora, wants to get her out more and even go on a ...Jan 29