Love Hallmark Movies? Apply to These Holiday Gigs

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Photo Source: “The Secret Gift of Christmas” Courtesy Johnson Production Group

It’s hard to imagine that another year of Hallmark Channel’s “Countdown to Christmas” is nearly over. This season’s slate of new holiday movies wraps up on Dec. 21, but there’s still time to get your yuletide fix. The holidays aren’t over just yet, so celebrate the spirit of the season by trying out for these festive gigs. 

“Santa Claus Coming to Town” Shoot, Character Performer

Veterans Center is casting for its upcoming shoot in Atlanta or Lakewood, Georgia. Production is looking for a lead male actor, aged 18 and older, to play Santa and a lead female actor, aged 18 and older, to play Mrs. Santa. Both roles pay a flat rate of $250 for an estimated four hours of work. 

Want this gig? Apply here.

Christmas Themed Shoot, Southern Female Model

AK Casting and Cinema is casting for its upcoming Christmas scene shoot in Knoxville, Tennessee. Production is looking for female talent, aged 18–25, to be a Christmas Model. The role pays $25 per hour for an estimated four hours of work.

Want this gig? Apply here.

“Grace”

A short film that reflects on loss and love during the holidays is casting for its January–February shoot in New York. Production is filling multiple roles, including a lead female actor, aged 6–12, to play Grace – Young Girl, a lead female actor, aged 16–30, to play Grace – Teenager, and a lead female actor, aged 60–80, to play Grace – Old Woman. Pay rate is yet to be determined. 

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“Christmas Time Again”

student film is casting for its Jan. 5–7 and Jan. 12–14 shoot in Evanston, Illinois. Production is looking for a supporting female/gender-nonconforming actor, aged 30–60, to play Mother, a supporting male/gender-nonconforming actor, aged 35–65, to play Father, a supporting female/gender-nonconforming actor, aged 4–10, to play Younger Sister, and a supporting female/gender-nonconforming/non-binary/trans female actor, aged 21–40, to play Stranger. The role of Mother pays a flat rate of $100–$1,000 for an estimated four days of work. The roles of Father and Young Sister pay a flat rate of $100–$1,000 for an estimated three days of work. The role of Stranger pays a flat rate of $100–$300 for an estimated single day of work. 

Want this gig? Apply here.

“Christmas Movie” (tentative title)

A nonunion feature film is casting for its December shoot in Vancouver. Production is filling multiple roles, including a lead female actor, aged 18–25, to play Ashley Miles, a lead male actor, aged 25–30, to play Nick Scott, and a lead male actor, aged 18–28, to play Bobby Rossi. The role of Ashley Miles pays CA$250 per day for an estimated 20 days of work. The other listed roles pay CA$200–CA$250 per day for an estimated 20 days of work. Please note that the role of Ashley Miles requires singing skills.

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