Canada Now Casting: Two Environmental PSAs Are Seeking Talent + More Gigs

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Don’t miss any of the great gigs casting in Canada including a pair of environmental PSAs, a short film, and more!

DURHAM REGION PSAS: “LITTERING JERK” AND “MAGICAL COMPOSTING”
Casting is underway for a pair of PSAs for the Durham, Ontario, region. A female actor of color, aged 9–16, and a White male actor, aged 24–31, are wanted to play the starring role in each of the PSAs, “Magical Composting” and “Littering Jerk.” Filming will take place over one day during the week of Aug. 10 in the Durham region. Pay is $400. Apply here for “Magical Composting” and apply here for “Littering Jerk!”

CHOICES MADE SHORT FILM
Casting is underway for a queer short film “about the choices we make, the chances we take, and the joys of trail cruising.” A male actor, aged 57–69, is wanted for a supporting role. Filming will take place in September in Vancouver, British Columbia. Pay is $500. Apply here!

“CHINATOWN”
Join the cast of “Chinatown,” an opera about Vancouver’s Chinatown neighborhood. Talent, aged 18 and older, that is comfortable with material sung in English, Hoisan/Toisan, and/or Cantonese is wanted. Performances will run in September 2021 at Vancouver Playhouse. Some pay will be provided. Apply here!

ZAZIE FILMS VR EXPERIENCE
Zazie Films is seeking two French-speaking female actors, aged 20–49, to play lead roles in a bilingual VR experience. A background in dance is preferred for both roles. Motion capture and recording will take place in mid-August in Toronto, Ontario. Pay is $300 per day. Apply here!

FINDING A JOB COMMERCIAL
Mike Regis Casting is seeking several actors, aged 18–50, for a commercial that tells the story of a young man finding a job. The roles available include the lead role of Dave Green, fresh out of college and finding it hard to land a job. Filming will take place on Aug. 28–30 in Toronto. All roles are paid with rates TBD. Apply here!

“LAND OF NOD”
Join the cast of “Land of Nod,” a fantasy family adventure film about a mother whose sudden illness forces her to reveal a secret to her children that will unite them and send them on a mythical adventure that will change the world. The film wants Indigenous, Black, and Multiracial female talent, aged 30–35, Indigenous, Black, and Multiracial male talent, aged 35–40, and more. Filming will take place in late summer and early fall with locations TBD. Professional pay will be provided. Apply here!

POLITICAL SATIRE SHORTS
Casting is underway for a pair of short satire projects. Talent, aged 18–70, is wanted for five lead roles in the two videos. Filming will take place on Aug. 21 in Coquitlam, British Columbia. Pay is $50 with food provided. Apply here!

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