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Richmond – Anne Chapman Casting & VCUarts Cinema Seeking Actors For 2 Student Short Films – April 14 & 15 – PAID


VCUarts Cinema Short Student Films

Production Company: VCUarts Cinema

Executive Producers: Rob Tregenza & Danny Caporaletti

Audition Date: Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Audition Location: Richmond, VA



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NAME OF FILM & ROLE(s) submitting for & your location:

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Please note, we do not have the budget to pay for travel or accommodations for these student films. If you can get yourself to Richmond and either put yourself up or stay with a friend we are happy to consider you, but no travel or accommodation $ is available.


Thank you in advance for your submission!  Submitting does not guarantee and audition; you will be contacted with a time and location if selected.    


Film 1:

The Whole World Upside Down

Producer: Kat Docalovich

Director: Connor Barrett

Writer: Alexa Banhart

Shoot Date: 1 Day, Friday, April 14th, 2017

Shoot Location: Richmond, VA


ELIAS- Male, 6-12 yrs old.  Any Ethnicity.  Imaginative and adventurous.  Coming to terms with the death of his older brother, who was his idol.  Very comfortable on all playground equipment, loves to hang upside down on the monkey bars.  Happy go lucky.  Imagines conversations with his brother, not always sure what is real and what is part of his very active imagination.  Must be fit and comfortable hanging upside down on monkey bars as well as able to silently portray emotion.

Shoots 1 day $100/day Friday, April 14th, 2017

MICHAEL- Male, 18-22yrs old. Any Ethnicity.  Older brother to ELIAS. Caring and compassionate. Loves playing at the park with his younger brother, even if only in ELIAS’ imagination.  Has recently died in a car crash.  Loves his little brother dearly and only wants for him to succeed and be happy.  Sad that he will no longer be around, but does not want to burden ELIAS with his sadness.

Shoots 1 day $100/day Friday, April 14th, 2017




Film 2:

Transcendental Telecommunication

Producer: Alexa Banhart

Director: Sam Labella

Writer: Jonah Guy


JOSEPH – Male, Early 20’s. Any Ethnicity. Anxious and confused. A recent college graduate in his first serious relationship. SARAH is mysterious and exciting, but very manipulative.  Against his better judgement, JOSEPH is convinced to go along with her wild plan. Doesn’t handle conflict well.

Shoots 1 day $100/day Saturday, April 15th, 2017

SARAH Female,­ Early 20’s. Any Ethnicity. Enjoying her relationship with JOSEPH, for now.   She has a bizarre, otherworldly secret and needs JOSEPH’s help. She is sweet, yet controlling and, in the end, is really only out for herself.

Shoots 1 day $100/day Saturday, April 15th, 2017

CHRISTINA – Female, ­ Early 20’s. Any Ethnicity.  Innocent yet curious “girl next door”, just trying to help her neighbor.   Her curious nature might just be her undoing.

Shoots 1 day $100/day Saturday, April 15th, 2017