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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. www.abandonfilms.com.


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 casting@abandonfilms.com 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