The Reel News: March 28th, 2012: Casting Calls


The Reel News: March 28th, 2012: Casting Calls

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1. VSM Casting has been hired to cast a male and female couple, white, who appear to be in their 40s or 50s for a regional TV commercial. You will be paid $250 per day, per person, PLUS you will be flown ALL EXPENSES PAID for a weekend at an upscale Southwestern resort, where they will film you enjoying the many elegant amenities of this resort and casino, including swimming, hot tub, golf, dancing, casino, spa, and your very own luxury suite. You do not have to be a great dancer or golfer, just enjoy yourself trying each new thing the resort offers. Cameras will follow you around in a ‘reality’ style fashion, to show how much fun a vacation at this luxury travel destination can be.

Seeking real people, fun-loving couple, reasonably fit, who get along well together. No acting experience necessary, but should be comfortable in front of a camera. Kentucky couple preferred, but not mandatory. Must be free to fly out for the weekend of April 13th – 15th.

If interested, send a current photo of both together ASAP to, along with all contact info (phone, email and agent, if you have one), current ages, and a few sentences of why you need a spontaneous weekend getaway.

We will review the photos, and those selected will be called in for a short video interview in Louisville on April 4th, 5th or 6th. Again, you must be free to fly to the resort (did I mention all expenses paid?) on the weekend of April 13th. Rush deadline, so send in your photo to today!


1. Seeking real interesting personalities and characters to

audition to be “temporary employees” while others are “gone

driving” with the Outlander Sport in a new Mitsubishi viral ad!

Rocket Scientist
Former Miss America
Kindergarten Teacher
Super Nanny
Opera Singer
Body Builder
Neurosurgeon (Brain surgeon)
Animal Trainer/Lion Tamer

If you are any of the above and would like to audition, please

email for location and more

Auditions will be held Wednesday, March 28 from 4:30 pm- 8:30 pm.

2. Awaken the Dream Production in Lafayette, IN. We are filming a feature length film this summer. We have cast several of our cast members however we are still in need of this 2 cast members.
Emily: Age 12-16 but must look 14 at oldest. Must be willing to spend 7 days filming July 29th - Aug. 4th. 2012 in Lafayette, IN. Unpaid but will provide housing. The film is about human trafficking and, as such, deals with some hard issues. If offered a part, actress will be able to read script before accepting. We are accepting video auditions. If interested please email Autumnat
Young Israel: 12-16. Must look young enough to play 14. Must be willing to spend 1-2 days filming from July 29th - Aug. 4th. 2012 in Lafayette, IN. Unpaid but will provide housing. This film is about human trafficking and, as such, deals with some hard issues.
Please check out our facebook at

We are accepting video auditions. If interested please email Autumn at


1. Mimran Schur Pictures feature film Pawn Shop Chronicles will

shoot June 1, 2012 to June 30, 2012 in Baton Rouge and

surrounding areas. Please direct resumes to


1. Thibodaux Productions is looking for established male & female

Actors for a 30 second online commercial. Some acting experience

& demo reel link is helpful. This is a great creative opportunity

to make money when you are in between projects. Pay negotiable.

For details, please E-mail

2. “Trade for Magic” a short film written and directed by James

Byrne, is casting for Janelle (lead, 35-45), curious, troubled;

Sampson (35-45), survivalist wannabe; and Carmon (55-56) amateur

magician. A middle age woman searches for enchantment. 3-5 days

of production late April early May. Union and non-union. Food,

$10/day gas money, guaranteed dvd copies, imdb credit. No pay for

non-union. Deferred pay SAG Low Budget Agreement. Professional

set. Auditions last week of March and first week of April. For

audition appointment email headshot and resume to James Byrne, See

3. We are casting for a promotional trailer for an up & coming

one-hour drama web series (please see below to find out more info

about the series). All characters needed! This is an unpaid

project; all actors/actresses will receive a copy of the video

for resume purposes.


A one hour scripted drama series about seven friends living in

the Twin Cities and their journey to connect their hearts and

bridge the gap that divides them as Men and Women; showcasing

real, relatable yet hopefully optimistic stories from the

perspective of the man versus that of the woman and even within

each sex group during their interaction with one another which

will only show the misinformation and mistrust that co-exist

between Men and Women.

It is an edgy new twist to entertainment making the show feel

real touching on so many topics like relationships, health and

disease issues, abuse concerns, sexual identity, pregnancy

controversy, love triangles, self esteem issues and racial


Characters Needed:
(F) Reese – African American 29 year old single mom, determined,

kind-hearted, hopeless romantic.
(F) Ashleigh – Bi-racial (Caucasian & African American) 29 year

old career driven, cautious and hopeful.
(F) Annalisse – Puerto Rican 28 year old delicate, accomodating

and moody.
(F) Caydence – Bi-racial (Asian & African American) 27 year old

stuck up, spoiled and beautiful.
(M) Demetrius “Meech” – Jamaican Descent 30 year old egotistical,

big hearted, hothead.
(M) Jackson – African American 30 year old bachelor, rarity,

caring playboy
(M) Kelby – African American & Jamaican descent 28 year old rude,

obnoxious, arrogant and smart.

Auditions will be held on April 7, 2012 from 10am-4pm. If you are

interested please contact Deniesha at or

Jaszmin at with your time preference. We

will then send a confirmation email of what you’ll need to bring

with you to your audition and the audition location. Please

serious inquiries only!

4. SINGING TELEGRAM MAN, an upcoming locally produced low-budget

feature set to SHOOT MID-JUNE is looking to fill a few KEY


The film tells the story of Guy, a down and out Singing Telegram

Man living gig to gig, and wishing every one was his last…

The project is a dark comedy character piece of sorts, and we are

looking to build to our core cast with unique personalities that

can tackle the roles and work through rehearsal over time to

build dynamic performances.


RACHEL – late 20′s/early 30′s, an attractive and foul mouthed,

bitter Maid of Honor

JENNY – 30′s/40′s, an overly friendly and overly positive, somewhat

naive daughter

To be considered for an audition, please submit a HEADSHOT and

RESUME as well as WHICH ROLE you would like to play to the email


Compensation will be on a day rate/deferred basis. Thanks for

your time.


1. Feature horror film "Encased" casting 2 lead roles.

Daisy: Mid 20's Caucasian female, slender build, tattoos and

piercings a definite plus. We are going for the "Fairuza Balk -

American History X" look. Must be willing to shave part of your

head/Dye hair if not already an unnatural color. (Needed for as

many as 10 shooting days)

Xavier: Mid 20's Male, Japanese rock style "Gackt" look. Tattoos

and piercings a definite plus. (Needed for as many as 10 shooting


Both roles are paid roles and will conform to a SAG contract

ultra-low contract (pending).

Please send a resume and headshots to


1. NBC Peacock Productions
Investigation Discovery cable network
Casting Director: Peter Cook
Shoot Date(s): March 26 – March 29 in Loudoun County, VA/

Suburban DC Area
Pay: $100/day for principal players (OR) $75/day for background

Credit: All actors will receive on-screen credit.
Union: This is a non-union project.
Story Line: This episode tells the story of two teenage lovers

whose dark fantasies cross the line into reality, with horrifying

How to submit:
Please email a headshot and resume ASAP to Peter Cook, at

fatalencounterscasting©gmail•com, with the role(s) you are

submitting for in the subject line and in the body of the email

write “Peter, I am submitting via Erica Arvold’s notice…” then

attach your photo/resume.
PRINCIPALS: All roles must be 18 or over (*except where

RANDY – A 57 year old man (Caucasian). Medium height, slight

paunch, brown hair. Caring family man with a temper.
CARRIE – A 20 year old woman (Caucasian). Medium height, slightly

heavyset, pale, shoulder length brown hair. Intense, a loner.
KEVIN – A 19 year old man (Caucasian). 6’2?, rangy, long brown

hair. Unstable.
MATT – A 21 year old man (Caucasian). 5’6?, thin, pale

complexion. Long way brown hair, and facial hair. Self-conscious,

KIM – A 19 year old woman (Caucasian). 5’2?, thin, blonde.

Shoulder-length blonde hair. Sweet, trusting.
JANET – A 50 year old woman (Caucasian). Former hippy, turned

protective, chain-smoking mom.
MIA – A 23 year old woman (Caucasian). Medium height, slim,

shoulder-length dark hair. Protective “big sister.”
JACK – A 24 year old man (Caucasian). Medium height and build,

short brown hair. Friendly but shy.
PETE – A 20 year old man (Caucasian). Medium height, thin, brown

hair. Fun-loving and confident.
TOW TRUCK DRIVER – A 55 year old man (Caucasian). Grizzled,

powerful build. Friendly, decent.
GRANDMOTHER – A 60-70 year old man (Caucasian). Warm, nurturing.
GRANDFATHER – A 60-70 year old-woman (Caucasian). Warm,

YOUNG CARRIE – A 10 year old girl* (Caucasian). Long brown hair.

Shy, withdrawn, artistic.
YOUNG MIA – A 12 year old girl* (Caucasian). Long, dark brown

hair. Confident, protective.
YOUNG JACK – A 13 year old boy *(Caucasian). Brown hair. Shy,


BACKGROUND (2-3 of each):
HIGH SCHOOL GOTHS — High school age Goth kids. Actors with their

own Goth wardrobe/accessories a plus. (Actors must be 18+)
ROLE-PLAYING COLLEGE STUDENTS — College-age cosplay/role-

playing-game enthusiasts. (Actors must be 18+)
RENAISSANCE FAIR REENACTORS — 30s-50s. Actors with their own

Renaissance Fair/Creative Anachronism wardrobe/accessories a



1. Zero Charisma, an Independent Feature shooting in Austin

starting April 2, 2012, now casting men and women 60 years of age

and older. All positions paid. Send headshots and resumes to:

2. Samantha Tyler - we are seeking a caucasian female that can portray an age range of early to mid-twenties. Samantha is the girlfriend of female lead Xue Feng Lee. Applicant must be what current culture considers above average in physical attractiveness. Must have blonde hair and a clear complexion. This role is part of a feature film to be shot in and around Austin, Texas in October of this year. We will also be shooting promotional material in Austin, in late April of this year. This is a paid role. For more information or to schedule an audition, please email your resume and headshot to Bill Shumake at

3. Ming (Peter) Lee - we are seeking a male Chinese actor who can play an age range of 50 to 55 years of age. Ming is the father to the female lead Xue Feng (Alexandra) Lee. Parts of the movie will be shot in Mandarin, so the chosen actor Must be fluent in Mandarin. This role is part of a feature film to be shot in and around Austin, Texas in October of this year. We will also be shooting promotional material in Austin, in late April of this year. This is a paid role. For more information or to schedule an audition, please email your resume and headshot to Bill Shumake at


1. Casting three actors and actresses in their early 20s for Web

videos promoting WV’s Community & Technical Colleges. Actors with

drawing/cartoon, music mixing, rock climbing or computer repair

skills preferred. Roles are paid for the approx. 4-5 hour shoot

in South Charleston in early April. Electronic submissions only

to with the subject CASTING CALL. Send

resume and a headshot.


1. Spotlight is happy to announce that we are now casting for the main characters and extras. We are looking for young talents in acting and music fields in South Florida area. Actors, actresses, music producers, rappers, singers and people interested in this project are needed.

About the project: Three best friends struggle in their pursuit to conquer the music industry as they attempt to go from the shadows to the spotlight.

You must send your resumes (past experience) and a recently taken picture to to be considered.

2. Needed are three white males (early 20's) for a short comedy film entitled- *beep* A Celebration of Love

(sorry female characters are taken)

Think FRIENDS but rated R and real. This involves 6 friends who discuss sex, relationships and everyone's favorite F word!

This is a one day shoot and will be shot in July

If interested and living in or around Tampa, please email


1. Grant Wilfley Casting is now casting Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight, an HBO film starring Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella, and Benjamin Walker. Filming will take place on or between April 6-May 4, 2012 in NYC.

Seeking—SAG Actors to Portray 1960s Justice Clerks: male, 22-28, must be okay with getting a hair trim if necessary (no exceptions), specifically seeking men with ear-length hair or longer. Note from casting personnel: “Talent must have open availability between April 6-May 4, as this position works multiple days for a couple of weeks.”

For consideration, email recent pix & contact info ASAP to Pay is provided.




1. Currently looking for an Asian looking or mixed ethnicity lady who appears to be in her 20's -30's who is in good physical condition with a Mohawk. No definite work date yet - looking for someone with open availability. Please email with your first 5 and put "Runner" in the title.

2. I (Almost) Got Away With It on Discovery ID is looking for 18 to look younger for upcoming episodes filmed in San Francisco, Ca. Starts April 2, 2012 through May 30, 2012. Send a headshot and resume to


1. Call for "Dragoon" filming in Cincinnati, Ohio
Casting Extras for Feature Film 'Dragoon' shooting will take place near Cincinnati, Ohio. Please send headshot along with Height and Weight to the following email address

2. Web series "Broken Glass" holding auditions at Cleveland State University in their Music and Communications
building on Friday, March 30th from Noon til 3:30. This will be an open call for leads and
supporting characters. The lead character is Cora, 18-24, thin, nearly gaunt, and exotically
beautiful. We're also looking for a younger version of Cora, 8-12 who must be able to tap into
a deep sadness and many supporting characters. Any age, ethnicity and gender are welcome.
This is a non-sag production, with some pay for principles. We'll be shooting through late
spring and summer.


1. Paid Standins and Photo-doubles needed for a feature film. Must have great availability from mid-April until early June including some weekends. Some positions are full-time while others are a few days. Should always expect 12-14 hour days. Must have a car as some of the locations are further out. EXTREMELY RELIABLE AND PUNCTUAL PEOPLE ONLY.

Female - 20-34 years. Hispanic or African American. lighter skin. 5'6.5-5'8. 105lbs-120lbs. brown or black hair.

Please send a current photo to along with your contact information. Please put "STANDIN" in the subject line as well as your HEIGHT AND WEIGHT.

2. Filming a new comedy and I need funny people, males, females, kids. Pay will be deferred. Please send a head shot if available and a reel if available to for more info.

3. Open casting call! Well, kind of! Seeking male actor, age 25-35 (fit to medium build), to play the LEAD role of "Bosco" in our current film "Killer". This film we be shot in May of 2012. SAG, Union and Non-union actors encouraged to submit.

Male Lead: "Bosco", age 25-35, ethnic look (but not required), fit to medium build, confident, animated, overwhelming presence, able to consume a scene but not the leading man type.

Casting will go through our Facebook page @Ozzie Feliciano to make it easier for us! Please email (through Facebook) any headshots, reel URL's, personal pages or websites you may have that tells us a little about yourself prior to the casting call. Good luck! hope to see you there!

4. We are currently seeking actors and actresses for a TV drama pilot (hour-long format) to be shot in the Philadelphia Area. The project, titled "Candles", follows two best friends who are thrust into an unusual scenario: the sun didn't rise this morning. And a wide spread panic ensues as the whispers become more than just rumors: YOU MUST NOT SLEEP.

Auditions will be held within the next few weeks.

Please contact if you are interested! We are looking especially for actors and actresses who are or can appear to be in their late 20s/early 30s and also early 40s.


Production will take place late summer/fall.


1. Entrepreneur, MSU Spartan and NBA Hall of Famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson is set to launch ASPIRE, a new Comcast Cable network designed to entertain, inform and inspire in June 2012.

JR Galactic Productions is working with the network producers to cast and shoot a series of promotional videos that highlight motivated, young Michigan residents doing what they love and making their dreams a reality.

Available Roles:

Michigan Residents: (Ages 16 to 35) Now accepting submissions from extremely talented individuals who are actively pursuing success in the areas of Dance, Theater, Literature, Art, Film, Poetry, Music or Photography.
How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying please email your contact info, photos and/or video links, hometown, a short bio and your career aspirations to:

NOTE: Applicants must be between 16 – 35 years of age and briefly share their life story using the tag-line: “Who We Were, Who We Are and Who we ASPIRE to Be.”

2. Jungle Light Studios is producing a short film for the Capital City Film Festival. It’s a 10 minute dramatic thriller. Shooting all day Saturday, March 31st in and around Lansing, MI. Serious, experienced crew with high quality equipment and a great script and character depth. This will be a great demo reel piece with intensity and dramatic range.

Available Roles:

2 Lead Roles: Male, ages 40 to 60
1 Supporting Role: Male, ages 20 to 30ish

These are not paid roles. Will be a lot of fun and great material. Talent will be fed and treated well. Looking for long term relationships with actors in the area.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying please email your headshot, resume and any links to:

3. Weather Eye Productions and Global Pictures (Corner Store) will be holding a casting call for the feature film, “It Happened On A Monday”. The casting call will be held on Friday, March 30th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm in Detroit. This will be a 15 day shoot in various locations in and around the Detroit area.

Available Roles:

Darren Simmons: (Lead role) Male, African American, ages 17-22 – High school aged
Cassandra Clemmens: (Lead role) Female, Caucasian, ages 17-22 – High school aged
Ms. Hernandez (Teacher): (Supporting role) Female, Caucasian/Latin, ages 35-50
Ms / Mr. Andrerson (Teacher): (Supporting role) Female, open ethnicity, ages 35-50
Sasha: (Supporting role) Female, open ethnicity, ages 17-22 – High school aged
Principal Gilroy: (Supporting role) Male or female, African American, ages 45-60
Mayor Brown: (Supporting role) Male or female, open ethnicity, ages 45-60
Students: (Extras) Male or female, open ethnicity, ages 14-22
Teachers: (Extras) Male or female, open ethnicity, ages 35-60

This film is an independent feature and will be unpaid work you will however receive a reel for your demo and credit in the film.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying please email your head shot to:

4. TKMoonlight is currently casting voice actors for season one of our original series, Knights of Searra. Knights of Searra is an animated Sci-Fi action drama web series. Prior acting experience is not necessary. There are 30+ roles to be filled. All characters are intended to be 18 years of age or older. Callback auditions will take place April 3rd, 2012.

Available Roles:

West 18-28: (Male / 18-24 Years / Any Ethnicity) Fed up with the daily 9-5 grind West enlists in hopes of finding his true calling, as well as elevate his economic status. A very confident an easy going male in his mid twenties, West relishes the chance to take charge in an given situation. Accent: British
Clay 18-28: (Male / 18-24 Years / Any Ethnicity) A long time friend and co-worker of West, Clay enlists as a last chance effort to salvage what remains of his once promising life. Clay is a male in his mid twenties who wears his heart on his sleeves. He constantly tries to see the best in people, which leaves him vulnerable and often in emotional distress. Accent: None
Devyn 18-35: (Female / Any Years / Any Ethnicity) An elite pilot and squad general, Devyn is a no-nonsense female. She burries her emotions deep and leads with an iron fist, which leaves her squad members wondering what dark secrets she keeps locked away. Accent: None
Heath 18-28: (Male / 18-24 Years / Any Ethnicity) An easy going male who swears he was a tough wrangling cowboy in his previous life. Provides some comedic relief for his squad in moments when smiles are scarce. Accent: Southern
Quilo 18-40: (Male / Any Years / Any Ethnicity) An intelligent male whose personality can be a bit stale at time. Quilo is the voice of reason when situations spiral out of control. Accents: None (Soft intellectual tone)
Jade 18-28: (Female / 18-24 Years / Any Ethnicity) A vigilante / ultramodern robin hood. Jade seeks to expose the corruption embedded deep within the colonial government. A young, warm hearted female who will stop at nothing to complete her objective. Accents: None
Multiple Roles: (Either Gender / Any Years / Any Ethnicity)

All opening positions are currently unpaid. Actors who are cast will be offered a contract spanning the entire nine episodes of season one. Details of compensation will be discussed individually.

How to Apply:

Actors wishing to audition for roles should prepare a thirty second monologue which may be recorded as an audio file or YouTube video and emailed to:

NOTE: Please follow the guidelines when submitting your audition. Actors who fail to do so will have their entries discarded. Submission guidelines and complete character descriptions can be found at:


1. Casting call for a short film called “The Ritual”.
This film tells how tricky the old Devil can be. A young woman is killed and tricked by old Satan to do his dirty work. There is nudity and I want people who can be professional in the scene. Auditions will be held on April 14 in King, NC. Please email me for audition location and time. You may also send in resumes and headshots to Please only submit if your going to show up. This film will be entered in to film festivals and also maybe on TV if we get the money for the airtime. There is no pay but food will be provided and credit on the film. Parts are as follows:
Guy 1: 25 -35, any ethnicity, any build
Guy 2: 18-25, any ethnicity, skinny
Dark Preist: 40-60, white, med build, male
The Lady: 21-30, looks like 18, any ethnicity, athletic build (willing to do nude scene)
Devil: 30+ , 6 ft or over, Very Clean cut business looking, well built male

2. Casting for Action Film, "The Street Avenger"

We are casting for an action film and are casting for the following:


Please send link to your resume and pics. Thanks.

Contact with your resume and pics.


1. NLC is looking for a male with the "Soprano" look. Ages 45..65. New Yorker, slick business man or mobster. Dark hair, dark eyes. This is for a commercial. Must have acting skills. Please send headshot to ann@newlifecasting along with your resume.


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