L.A. Casting: Join the Short Film ‘Becoming Alive’ + More Great Gigs

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Don’t miss any of the great gigs available in Los Angeles and beyond including “Becoming Alive,” a short film casting supporting roles. Plus, two more short films filming in Los Angeles are seeking lead actors and more are looking for talent.

“BECOMING ALIVE”
Join the cast of “Becoming Alive,” a short film that follows “a group of not-yet-humans [who] bide their time in an ethereal DMV-like waiting room, each waiting for their number to be called so they can be assigned a human life to live.” Actors, aged 18 and older, are wanted for several supporting roles in the project. Filming will take place on Oct. 5–6 in L.A. Pay is $150 per day. Apply here!

“TO BE A FATHER”
“To Be a Father,” a short student film about a man who is trying to reconnect with his daughter years after the death of his wife, is casting its starring roles. A female actor, aged 21–30, and a male actor, aged 50–60, are wanted to play the lead roles of Han and Wang. Both actors must speak Mandarin Chinese. There will be auditions by appointment on Aug. 23 in Burbank, California. Rehearsals and filming will take place from Sept. 5–10 in L.A. Pay is $100 per day. Apply here!

“ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER”
Casting is underway for “Actions Speak Louder,” a short film about a young couple in love that goes through a very traumatizing event that not only challenges their love for each other but also the future of their relationship. A female actor, aged 25–33, is wanted to play the lead role of Elizabeth Jordan. Production will begin on Sept. 14 in L.A. Pay is TBD. Apply here!

BRANDED TRAVEL VIDEO, LOS ANGELES
Bows & Arrows is seeking L.A. locals for a branded travel video. A charismatic L.A. resident, aged 25–35, is wanted to show the video’s host around the city. Talent must be comfortable on-camera and have a valid driver’s license. The video will shoot on Aug. 24 or 25. Pay is $400 for the day. Apply here!

BEAUTY & LIFESTYLE SHOOT
Casting is underway for a video shoot for new beauty and lifestyle products. Talent, aged 18–34, is wanted. The shoot will take place over two to three hours on a date TBD in L.A. Pay is $200. Apply here!

MODEL FOR FILM POSTER
An Asian female model, aged 18–25, is wanted for a headshot-type photo shoot for a horror-comedy film poster. The shoot will take place over one to three hours on a date TBD in Highland Park, California. Pay is $350 plus a copy of the poster. Apply here!

“THE INFLUENCER”
Casting is underway for “The Influencer,” a feature film about a super popular media influencer who is held captive in her house overnight by a group of female computer hackers. A male actor, aged 24–38, is wanted to play the supporting role of Five, a former drug addict and meth cook. Comedy and improvisation skills are required for the role. Filming will take place in mid-October or early November over 15–16 days in L.A. Pay is $500. Apply here!

“STROKE OF MIDNIGHT”
Star in “Stroke of Midnight,” a short film about a daughter who, after months of taking care of her dying mother, must decide if she should leave to pursue her dream or be there when her mother passes on. Two female actors, aged 20–90, are wanted to play the lead roles of Jeanine and Elle. Filming will take place in early December in Orange, California. Pay is $125 with meals and credit provided. Apply here!

SUNDANCE LABS SHORT FILM
Casting is underway for an experimental Sundance Labs short in San Diego, California. Talent, aged 16–60, is wanted for several roles including the drag queen and magician Frida. Special skills such as swimming, dancing, and bike riding are required for certain roles. Filming will take place on Sept. 20–21 in San Diego. Pay is $200 per day with meals provided. Apply here!

“FLOCK HERS”
Casting is underway for “Flock Hers,” an upcoming series about six teen girls from different backgrounds who become friends and agree on a secret pact to go to drastic means to become popular. Female actors, aged 18–32, are wanted for the six lead roles. Rehearsals will begin in the fall and filming will take place in the winter in L.A. Pay is $125 per day with catering provided. Apply here!

“IDOL 20”
Star in the cast of “Idol 20,” a comedic web series about a group of gamer friends who form a girl band that specializes in singing songs about esports and video games. Talent, aged 18–29, is wanted for several roles in the series, including the lead roles of Becca, Jeniffer, and Jacky. Rehearsal and shoot dates will be TBD in L.A. Pay is $125 per day with meals provided. Apply here!

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