A Short Film Is Seeking Its Star + More Gigs

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Never miss out on an audition again with this roundup of nationwide casting calls. Each week, we update the list to include trending opportunities across the country. If you’re actively searching for auditions and open roles, let this roundup be your go-to guide. 

“First Time Caller”

Charthouse Films is seeking talent for “First Time Caller,” a short film about a recent high school graduate whose dreams of becoming an Olympic swimmer are in jeopardy when he gets injured crashing the family car. Talent, aged 18–70, is wanted for several roles, including the starring role of Jansen. Athletic skills and stunt work will be required for multiple roles. Additionally, a male voiceover actor, age 30–60, is wanted to voice the role of a HAM radio host. Table readings will take place via Zoom or in-person, followed by principal photography on Aug. 8–19 in San Diego, California. Pay is $211–$250 per day.

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“Four”

Casting is underway for “Four,” a found-footage horror film about a close group of friends who drive out to their cottage to escape suburban life for a few days. Talent, aged 18–36, is wanted for several members of the friend group. Talent will work in early October in Brooklyn, Michigan. Pay is $14 per hour with meals, lodging, and potential travel provided.

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Salesroom Homepage Video

Salesroom is seeking talent, aged 18 and older, to portray salepeople on a virtual video call for its main website video. Talent will work remotely on May 26. Pay is $100.

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Talent for Keto-Friendly Cereal & Subscription Meal Service

TubeScience is seeking outgoing talent, aged 25–50, with nice kitchens to self-shoot videos for a keto-friendly cereal and subscription meal service. Talent will work remotely. Pay is $200.

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Brand Commercial

Epic Light Media is casting a TV commercial for a popular brand. Talent, aged 21–45, is wanted to play the brand representative plus members of a family. Filming will take place in mid-June in Phoenix, Arizona. Pay is $1,500–$4,000 with travel and lodging provided.

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Dr. Squatch, Athletic Talent

Dr. Squatch Natural Soap is seeking athletic talent, aged 18–30, to self-shoot TikTok and Instagram videos. Talent will work remotely. Pay is $200–$300.

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“Adventurers Born,” Pilot

Relentless Fiction/Films is seeking talent for “Adventurers Born,” an upcoming live-action fantasy television pilot based on the award-winning novel “Adventures Born: Taking the Highroad.” Actors, aged 14–60 are wanted for various roles, including the lead roles of Calum, Seamus, and Jase. Special skills, such as sword fighting, fight training, and archery, will be required for some of the roles. Filming will take place this fall in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Talent will be paid minimum SAG Scale with out-of-state travel, lodging, and food provided.

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“You Are My Queen”

You Are My Queen,” a feature indie film that takes place in San Francisco, is seeking talent, aged 26–75, for several supporting roles. Partial nudity will be required for at least one of the supporting roles. Additionally, the production is currently hiring several crew positions, including a production assistant, wardrobe supervisor, and more. Open casting calls will be held on May 21 with additional auditions on June 4 and 11. Filming will take place on Aug. 6–20 in San Francisco. Pay is $200 per day with meals and out-of-state transportation and accommodations provided.

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Lexia PowerUp

A female voiceover actor, age 30–55, is wanted for the narrator in a Lexia PowerUp Literacy commercial. Talent will record remotely. Pay is $300.

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“Inn Like Flynn”

Join the cast of “Inn Like Flynn,” an over-the-top satirical romantic comedy feature film. Talent, aged 21 and older, is wanted for several roles in the film including the lead role of Karen, a good-looking, loud-talking, overbearing, southern belle-type. Brief upper-body nudity will be required for two of the roles, including the lead role. Filming will take place in Arlington, Texas, this summer. Pay is $100–$300 per day. 

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Hopper $5,000 Giveaway Ad

Actors, aged 18–30, are wanted for a Hopper $5,000 travel credit giveaway advertisement for social media. Talent will work remotely. Pay is $125.

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Nationwide Print Shoot, Undefined Models

Undefined Models is seeking new faces across the country (preferably in New York City, Miami, or Los Angeles), aged 16 and older, for an upcoming project. Talent will work on June 12–14 in NYC. Pay is $2,000 for one day of work with meals included.

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“Dixie”

Turner Films is casting “Dixie,” a period drama television series set in 1960s Birmingham, Alabama. Talent, aged 3 and older, is wanted for several roles in the project, including the titular Dixie. Additionally, the project is currently hiring several crew members, including a researcher, script supervisor, and more. Remote auditions will be held this fall, followed by Spring 2023 remote rehearsals and Summer 2023 filming. Pay, room/board, and travel will be provided for filming.

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“Show Me Something Good,” “The Tonight Show”

People with quirky, silly, and fun talents, aged 18 and older, are wanted to participate in a talent segment on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” Filming will take place in NYC, date TBD. Travel and lodging will be paid for.

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“Dogsoup”

Falling Piano Films is casting “Dogsoup,” an indie feature screwball comedy about the kitchen and waitstaff’s struggle to keep their failing restaurant afloat during a two-hour brunch rush from hell. Talent, aged 8–80, is wanted for a variety of roles, including the lead roles of Mr. Blanc, Gina, Sebastian, and Rafael. Filming will take place this summer in Southern Ohio. The exact pay rate is TBD with travel and lodging provided for starring roles. 

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“Deranged”

Join the cast of “Deranged,” a psychological thriller for streaming services. Actors, aged 28 and older, are wanted for several lead, supporting, and day player roles. Rehearsals will take place this summer, followed by filming in the fall in L.A. Pay is $25–$100 per day with meals provided.

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“Love,” Global Video Communications Platform - Multimedia Art Project

Talent, aged 15–25, is wanted for an in-app experience for a global video communications platform. Filming will take place remotely. Pay is $1,000. 

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“Steal Away”

Realm Pictures International is casting “Steal Away,” a feature film based on the true story of Ella Sheppard and the Fisk Jubilee Singers. Talent, aged 18–65, is wanted for several roles, including the starring role of Ella. Filming will take place in L.A., with dates TBD. Talent will be paid on SAG scale.

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“The Park”

Casting is underway for “The Park,” a short, low-budget student film that explores sexuality, drug abuse, mental health, and much more. It follows a small group of teens from a local trailer park who come together to figure out the truth behind a local girl’s murder. A white male actor, aged 18–24, is wanted for the lead role of Tyler. Strong athleticism, including basketball, track and field, and football skills, is required. Nudity will also be required. Filming dates and locations are TBD. Pay is $400.

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