L.A. Casting: A Pain Relief Product Promo Needs Athletic Talent + More Great Gigs

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Don’t miss any of the great gigs casting this week in Los Angeles, including an athletic promo video for support and pain relief products, a low budget indie film based on “The Taming of The Shrew,” and more.

ATHLETIC PRODUCT PROMO
HIVEMIND is casting talent for an online promotion featuring new products for athletic support and pain relief. Talent, aged 25–75, is wanted for several roles in the video. Filming will take place on Feb. 3–4. Pay is $450 per day. Apply here!

“TAMED”
Join the cast of “Tamed,” a low budget indie feature film based on “The Taming of The Shrew.” Two actors, aged 25–35, are wanted to play the starring roles of Pete and Kate. Additionally, an Asian female actor, aged 30–40, is wanted to play a supporting role. Strong comedic skills are required for all roles. Filming will take place in March in L.A. Pay is $350 per day or $1,200 per week. Apply here!

“MAYBE SOMEDAY”
Casting is underway for “Maybe Someday,” a feature film that follows Jay, who, in the midst of separating from her wife, attempts to move across the country to start her life over again. Two white female actors, aged 18–20, are wanted to play the younger versions of main and supporting characters. Filming will take place in late January and early February in L.A. Pay is $125 per day. Apply here!

“IN MY SHOES”
Casting is underway for “In My Shoes,” an independent feature film about a Freaky Friday-type situation in the Trump era. Talent, aged 16–60, is wanted for several roles including one of the two starring roles. Rehearsals will take place in April and May, followed by filming in June in L.A. and Boulder, Colorado. Pay, travel, and lodging will be provided. Apply here! 

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SMART AIR CONDITIONER PROMO
Talent is wanted for a promo video for a new smart air conditioner. Two actors, aged 25–38, are wanted to play young parents in the video. Additionally, a male actor, aged 7–10, is wanted to play their son. The promo will shoot over one day in late January or early February in San Diego, California. Pay is $250–$400 with meals provided. Apply here!

CROWD-SCRIPTED TELEVISION PILOT
Actors, aged 18 and older, are wanted for a crowd-scripted television series pilot that will follow strangers creating a story that slowly becomes a cinematic reality. Filming will take place on Jan. 25–27 in L.A. Pay is $50–$200 per day with meals included. Apply here!

WAYFAIR COMMERCIAL
Wayfair is casting talent for a new national commercial. Actors, aged 30–49, are wanted for several roles in the shoot including a woman who is shopping the Way Day sale and celebrating the great deals with her husband and daughter. Additionally, a female actor, aged 8–10, is wanted to play the daughter role. Filming will take place the week of Feb. 4 in L.A. Pay is $500 per day plus a $400 usage rate. Apply here!

“LONG COUNT”
Join the cast of “Long Count,” a student short film about an up-and-coming boxer who has flashbacks to her childhood sexual assault in the midst of an important match. Female talent, aged 8–13, is wanted to play a young Gina. Filming will take place on Feb. 7–9 in L.A. Pay is $100 per day with meals, a copy, and credit provided for all. Apply here!

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“HEAD OVER HEELS”
Diversionary Theatre is casting its upcoming production of the jukebox musical “Head Over Heels.” A male or gender-nonconforming actor, aged 18–29, is wanted to play the principal role of Musidorus. Rehearsals will start on April 21 with performances running through June 28 in San Diego, California. Pay is $1,500 with travel and housing available. Apply here!

“ALL IS WELL WITH ELLIE”
Join the cast of “All Is Well With Ellie,” a short film about an actor who finally gets a decent role in a film but is assaulted by her co-star the first weekend. Female actors, aged 18–38, are wanted for several roles in the short including the starring role of Ellie. Nudity is required for two of the three roles. Filming will take place in the spring and summer in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles, California. Pay is $125 per day. 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. Rehearsal and shoot dates will be TBD in L.A. Pay is $125 per day with meals provided. Apply here!

“MOMENTUM”
Join the cast of “Momentum,” an episodic, ensemble series that follows 17-year-old Willow as she deals with the most impactful event in her life thus far: her mother’s death. Three actors, aged 16–25, are wanted for lead roles in the series, including the starring role of Willow. Additional supporting roles are available for male talent, aged 29–60. Rehearsals will begin in late February, followed by a five-day shoot in mid-March. Pay is $100 per day with meals provided. Apply here!

Want more gigs? Check out Backstage’s Los Angeles audition listings!