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Chesapeake – Casting Call for Student Short Film – March 24th – Unpaid

*CASTING CALL* Production Title: Blood on the Boardwalk Union/Non-Union: Non-Union, Unpaid Production Type: Student Short Film Genre: Thriller/Action Director: Kenny Williams Production Dates: March 24 Filming Location: N/A In-person Audition Dates: 02/10 5:30pm-6:30pm Auditions will be held at Regent University. Please email glassstudios56@yahoo.com to confirm where to meet and when you can come Video auditions… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Call for Student Short Film – March 18-26 – Paid

Logline: When Sarah’s professional wrestler dad comes home earlier than expected, Neil (her boyfriend) depends on his stoner friends to help him escape without getting caught by her dad. Paid Role in Need: Owen Owens: Supporting role, 40s to late 50s male. 5’10 or taller. Big build and muscles. Intimidating wrestler who’s hard on guys… Read more »

Richmond – Casting for Student Short Film – March 17-26 – Unpaid

NEW SURGE PRODUCTIONS – A STUDENT-RUN VCU ORGANIZATION: Seeking college aged actors for NON-PAID positions for our hijinks-filled comedy student film THE ESCAPE. The film’s logline and available acting positions are described below. If you are interested please fill out this google form https://forms.gle/tQmXByZpu6bRfz39A They are accepting applications until January 27th, 2023. Logline: When Sarah’s… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Lead Actress for short comedy horror film – January 21st – Paid

$100/daily! Looking for an actress to play a leading role. 2 days maximum. Age can range from mid twenties to early thirties. No ethnicity restrictions. I am looking for an actress who can exude great comedic timing. They also need to switch quickly from a funny moment to a dramatic beat. If interested, please submit… Read more »

Richmond – Virginia Infection Prevention Center PSA Casting – Paid – Deadline 1-16-23

Casting Notice Project: VA-RCP (I.S.T.V) -Virginia Infection Prevention Center Casting Director: Henry Jäderlund Filming Location: Richmond Virginia Compensation: $600/8  (+10% Agency Fee If Applicable) Tentative Film Dates: Jan -March 2023 Submission Deadline: 1-16-2023 Accepting: All Submissions   For the most current and  up-to-date information please visit https://jaderlundcasting.com/cmi/istv/ SEEKING  (PRINCIPALS & DAY PLAYERS)  Diff: Age Range… Read more »

Harrisonburg – Casting Call for Narrative short film – February 2023 – Paid

Casting ‘Curtain Call,’ a narrative short film. Non-union only. Shooting in Harrisonburg, VA. Non-local is fine but there will be no compensation for travel and stay if not local. Food will be covered and provided. Will be submitted to short film festivals nationwide. Film contains strong language and mature themes/subject matter. Email headshot, selfie (can… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Call – January – Paid

The Therapist When a stranger threatens to kill themselves, a Therapist races up to stop them, while secretly dealing with his own mental health problems. Supporting Characters needed. Frank (Black, 50s): Depressed and suffering from mental health issues. As a result of his wife leaving him for another man. Jordan (Black, 10): Despite his young… Read more »

Richmond – Casting for student short film – December 2022 – Deferred

We are currently casting VCU Arts Cinema student Addison Dephillip’s film “Sarah for 72 Hours”. The film is about a young woman who decides to stay awake for 72 hours while navigating the friendship she has with her roommate, who gets engaged. We are crowdfunding for the film, and payment is deferred based on our… Read more »

Woodbridge – Casting Call for short film – Feb 2023 – PAID

Short Film Title: inesperado Genre: Gay Comedy/Romance ShortSeeking talent for short film project in Woodbridge, VA in Feb 2023. Please review role details and follow submission instructions if you are interested. Logline: Angel Lewis, closeted gay middle-aged lawyer, has an unexpected meeting with a maintenance man at his office and finds that he may be… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Call for short film – December 13th&14th – Paid

Seeking two actresses local to Richmond for an independent non-union short shooting two nights in near the VCU area. Pay is $50/day. Director: Alex Bagoly Producer: Lindsey Paulette Logline: While looking for some alone time on top of a parking garage, a college student finds herself talking another girl off a ledge. Character Descriptions: Josie:… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Call for Music video – December 17th – Paid

In need off a female lead (model) & break dancer (male or female) for a music video. Music video will be shot in Richmond, VA at CEO studios, December 17, 2022 from 5pm-8pm Female lead- Black Age range 25 to 50 years old Pay is $150 Break dancer needed Male or female Race doesn’t matter… Read more »

Fredericksburg & Virginia Beach – Casting Call for Student Short film – 11/27-12/4 – Unpaid

Casting two roles for a student short film. Filming will take place from late November to early December although talent will only be needed for 1-2 days. Unfortunately, I cannot pay as this is a student film but I will provide food, a great working environment, and potentially gas coverage! Roles needed: Adult Woman- MUST… Read more »

Hampton Roads – Casting Call for Short Film – Dec 4th-7th – Paid

STILL SEEKING THE TWO CHILDREN I am helping with this short film The script is absolutely beautiful and based on a true story *CASTING CALL* REGENT MFA PRODUCING THESIS SHORT FILM Paid / Non-Union Title: THE DRIVE Genre: Drama Producer: Melissa Howerton Director: Michael Barder Casting : Sylvia Cox Shoot Dates: Sunday. to Thursday December… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Call for Student short film – December/January – Paid

Date Range: 12/09/22, 01/13/23-01/15/23 Casting for a independent/non-union dramatic short student film, “Flowers Dying Still Are Beautiful” exploring a generally anxious 20 something who desires to return to a time when they weren’t. LOOKING FOR: REYAH: (20s) Female, Black, Main Role, Student (previous acting experience preferred but not required) CHRISSIE: (20s) Female, POC, Main Supporting… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Call for Short Student Film – Dec 2nd-4th – Paid

***CASTING CALL – PAID*** Title: In the Nick of Time Genre: Comedy/Drama short Pay Rate: $100 – per day   Shoot dates: December 2nd-4th Shooting Location: Richmond, VA Rehearsal Location: Zoom Production type: Independent /Non-union   Logline: After a car accident sends her to the hospital, Wendy, a lost twenty-something must confront the reality of… Read more »

Richmond – Commercial casting call – 11/16 – Paid

NEIGHBORLY CASTING ANNOUNCEMENT – NONUNION – RICHMOND VA – 11/16 Seeking talent for NEIGHBORLY project filming in Richmond, VA on 11/16.  This is a nonunion project. Please review all details below and follow submission instructions if you are interested. ROLES: VENT TALKER SCENE SERVICE PRO – Male, Age 30-40, Any ethnicity.  Role details:  This person is… Read more »

Richmond – Commercial Casting Call – 11/4 – PAID

Seeking talent for upcoming Little Caesars commercial – Richmond VA – 11/4   We are looking for interesting people to play an attorney in a Little Caesars commercial.   NOTE – A SELF TAPE IS REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION FOR THIS PROJECT!   Seeking male or female between 35-60 years of age, open ethnicity. Ideally, they… Read more »

Lynchburg – Casting Call for Independent Drama-Comedy – November 2022 – Paid

Film Synopsis: A slice-of-life drama-comedy about a young man named Winston transitioning into high school as he battles loneliness, self isolation and an overactive imagination. When he meets a group of friends at his new school that truly accept him for who he is and want to genuinely spend time with him, he makes a… Read more »

Richmond – Casting Call for Student Film – December 7th-11th – Paid

Coming of age/drama Synopsis– The Big Picture is a coming-of-age friendship story about two young women who have lived their entire lives together, and have the daunting realization that life is pulling them apart; as one friend is blind; and the other, overprotective. As they take care of each other, one craves independence, and one… Read more »

Hampton Roads – Casting Call for Regent Short Film – December 2022 – Paid

*CASTING CALL* REGENT MFA PRODUCING THESIS SHORT FILM Paid / Non-Union Title: THE DRIVE Genre: Drama Producer: Melissa Howerton Director: Michael Barder Casting : Sylvia Cox Shoot Dates: New Shoot Dates: Monday – Thursday, December 5th, 6th, 7th, & 8th, 2022 First Round Auditions via Self-Tape: October 28thth to October 31st, 2022 Callback Date: November… Read more »

RICHMOND – Casting Call for student short film – October 29th – PAID

Anne Chapman Casting & VCUarts Cinema – seeking 2 local actors for a short student film shooting in Richmond 10/29/22.   REAPER VCUarts Cinema Short Student Films Production Company: VCUarts Cinema Executive Producer: Danny Caporaletti Producer: Madelynn Shores Director: Thomas Jordan Screen Writer: May Suri Casting Director: Anne Chapman Shoot Date: Saturday, October 29th, 2022 First… Read more »

Cape Charles – Casting Call for Student short film – November 2022 – Paid

VCU Film Student seeking actors for short film. Logline: A squatter becomes infatuated by the widowed owner of the home he is inhabiting. Roles Needed: CYRUS: Male, Squatter/Vagabond/Drifter, Late 30’s to early 40’s, charismatic, over-confident, reckless. Must be able/willing to grow/shave beard. LONA: Female, Widow, Late 40’s, stoic, preoccupied, meek. Role requires smoking. This production… Read more »

Rossyln – Casting Call for Lead speaking role – Oct. 21st or 24th – paid

Role: Lead speaking role (Non-union) Date: Friday, October 21st, or Monday, October 24th, based off availability Location – Rosslyn, VA Rate – $500 fixed day rate (Less than 8 hrs) We are seeking a minority female, 32-48 years old, for a one-day shoot. This is a speaking role with an instructive, authoritative tone similar to… Read more »