Earn $1,000 for a Short Film + More Casting Calls in Canada

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Are you looking for casting calls in Canada? Never miss a great gig by visiting this go-to roundup of acting jobs. Each week, we update this feature to include a variety of different casting calls throughout the country so we can help you land your next role. Wondering who’s hiring this week? A short philosophical film, a building construction ad, and more.


Casting is currently underway for “HereAfter,” a short film following two mysterious men who engage in a philosophical conversation in the midst of a literal existential crisis. A male actor, aged 30–70, is wanted to play one of the two lead men. Rehearsals and filming will take place in November in Vancouver. Pay is CA$500 per day for two days of work.

Want this gig? Apply here.

Phones and Technology Ad

A Toronto-based male actor, age 30–40, is wanted to play a tech expert in an online commrecial about phones and other technology. Talent will work during the first week of October in Toronto. Pay is CA$250 for three hours of work.

Want this gig? Apply here.

“One More Time”

MacSpear Film is seeking talent for “One More Time,” a short film centered on Danny, who, on the night of his father’s funeral, has a heartfelt conversation with his mother. A white female actor, age 40–50, is wanted to play the lead role of Mary. Filming will take place in the Greater Toronto area with dates TBD. Pay is CA$225.

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Shapermint Creators, Canada

The shapewear brand Shapermint is seeking Canada-based female talent, aged 20–70, to create remote videos showcasing various apparel and shapewear products. Pay is $200–$600 with quick turnaround bonuses.

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Future Buildings Ad

Two white actors, aged 45–55, are wanted to portray customers in a Future Buildings ad. Talent will work during the first week of October in Toronto. Pay is CA$500 for eight hours of work.

Want this gig? Apply here.

Canadian Talent & Content Creators

Canada-based content creators, aged 20–55, are wanted to create remote videos for projects with leading fintech apps, food and cooking brands, and marketplace brands. Pay is $300–$400 per script. 

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“Zombie Apocalypse”

Secret City is seeking talent for “Zombie Apocalypse,” a haunted house experience set in Downtown Toronto that transports guests into a ruined laboratory overrun with zombies. Actors, aged 18 and older, are wanted for lead performers in the experience. Talent will work the month of October. Pay is CA$17–$21 per hour.

Want this gig? Apply here.

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