LYNCHBURG – Casting Call for Abandon Films Short, GRANNY TORINO- Submissions due 5/13 – Paid and Unpaid

Abandon Films is seeking additional submissions from actors to fill the following roles in an upcoming short film titled Granny Torino.


LOG LINE: When a group of hoodlums is up to no good, a feisty Grandma decides to step in to teach them a lesson.


Production Company: Abandon Films

Shoot Dates: May 21st (and May 22nd if pickups are needed), 2016

Shoot Location: Lynchburg, VA

Director: Justin Rossbacher

Pay: Actors – $50 per half day (buyout); Extras – unpaid

This is a Non-Union project.


GRANNY: Female, age 80+. Endearingly feisty and full of spunk. $100 for one (1) day of work.


HOODLUMS (4): Males, between ages 16-26. Boys from the hood. $50 for one (1) half day of work.


BAG BOY: Male between ages 14-22, skinny, awkward, and big eyes. $50 for one (1) half day of work.


EXTRAS: Male and female. All ages. Unpaid.


Please send HEADSHOT, RESUME, and link to REEL (if any) to by 7PM FRIDAY May 13th, 2016.


Please include ALL of the following information at the top of your email submission IN THIS ORDER:


Actor’s Name:

City and State:

Union Status (SAG-AFTRA, FiCore, or Non-Union):



Age Range:

Agent (if any):

Email address of agent (if any):

Phone number of agent (if any):

Confirm FULL AVAILABILITY on May 21st and 22nd


Finally, please put the following SUBJECT HEADING for your submission (personalized to the ACTOR): Actor’s First and Last Name, ROLE(S), GRANNY TORINO

For example:
 John Smith, Hoodlum, GRANNY TORINO