Casting Call for Short Film “Guilt” [Huntsville, AL] #casting

Posted July 16, 2018

PLOT SUMMARY: In the near future, a young woman awakens from having a memory erased to find she now feels guilt over something she can’t remember.
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Casting Call for Short Film “Fortune Cookies” [Huntsville, AL] #casting

Posted July 16, 2018

PLOT SUMMARY: A dry comedy centered on the Douglas Family as they have dinner together on the eve of a family wedding.
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Casting Call for Short Film “Choice” [Huntsville, AL] #casting

Posted July 16, 2018

PLOT SUMMARY: Four mutants attempt to recruit a young woman but find their situation more dangerous than they realized.
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Casting Call for Web Series “Heroes of Olympus” [Millbrook, AL] #casting

Posted September 30, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: A webseries based off of the Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan, starting with the first book, The Lost Hero. The series is a sequel to the Percy Jackson series and follows seven main heroes as they rush to save the world and their camps.
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Casting Call for Short Film “The Things That Unite Us” [Tuscaloosa, AL] #casting

Posted September 29, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: When a young girl, Caroline, moves into a new house with her family, she encounters a poltergeist. This ghost is not malicious, however, but the playful soul of a 12-year-old girl, Elizabeth. As they grow older, their friendship runs into obstacles such as dealing with the pressures of growing up and maturing, as well as learning about Liz’s hidden and dark past, one Caroline must delve into if she’s to learn the truth about Elizabeth’s death.
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Casting Call for Television Pilot “The Players” [Tuscaloosa, AL] #casting

Posted September 29, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: The Players is a pilot episode that focuses on how acting and theatre connect people from a variety of backgrounds. We follow a young woman named Aurora as she navigates the tricky field of auditioning for a major role in a Shakespeare Festival. Along the way, she encounters others vying for the same goal, but the group grows closer through their love of theater instead of being pulled apart by the threat of competition.
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Casting and Crew Call for Web Series “20′ Something…” [Birmingham, AL] #casting #filmcrew

Posted August 15, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: When life brings 5 now adult friends back to the city where they all first met, secrets and tensions reach a boiling point as they navigate their relationships, and lives in their 20′ somethings.
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Casting and Crew Call for Short Film “The Bump” [Huntsville, AL] #casting #filmcrew

Posted January 27, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: A young couple in a government-run society discover they are pregnant and try to save their baby.
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Casting Call for Talk Show Web Series [Hoover, AL] #casting

Posted September 14, 2015
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Casting Call for Short Film “See You Later Alligator” [Mobile, AL] #casting

Posted July 31, 2015

PLOT SUMMARY: “See You Later Alligator” is a short film meant to explore the gray area between right and wrong. A young, adventure-starved man, regretting his recent marriage, flees his oppressive life in 1950′s suburbia, leaving his pregnant wife behind. Over sixty years later, the two meet again.
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Casting Call for Short Film “Goodbye, Helen” [Mobile, AL] #casting

Posted July 22, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Goodbye, Helen
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
WRITER: Samantha Woods
DIRECTOR: Samantha Woods
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: late August-early September
SHOOTING LOCATION: Mobile, Alabama

LOGLINE:

The year is 1955. A young couple, Helen and Robert Murphy, are living their second year together as a married couple; Helen is pregnant. The young couple is not wealthy by any means, and they are struggling to get by. Robert is not happy in the marriage, as he feels suddenly very trapped. One day, Robert decides he can’t take it anymore. He tells Helen he is going to the supermarket for milk and never returns to her. As he walks out of her life, his last words to her are “Goodbye, Helen.” Helen is devastated, but she eventually moves on. She has her and Robert’s son and falls in love with another man, Michael. In two years, she and Michael are married, raising her son, and happy. Fifty seven years after that, in 2014, Helen is watching her young grandson practice with his Little League team in the neighborhood park. She begins to talk to an older man whose grandson is on the same team as hers. When the game is over, the grandsons run up to Helen and the man, exclaiming that they both have the same last name Murphy and “isn’t that cool?”. At once, Helen realizes the man she has been speaking to is her long-lost first husband, Robert. She hurries away with her grandson, promising to buy him ice cream, and Robert calls after her a second “Goodbye, Helen” as she walks out of his life just as he walked out of hers so long ago, both of them wondering what could have been.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

1. Helen Murphy: a slender, quiet woman with brown hair and pale skin, aged twenty.

2. Robert Murphy: a tall man with dark hair, serious eyes, and a hunger for adventure: aged twenty three.

3. Michael Connor: a good-humored man of average height with blond hair, aged twenty two.

4. Jackson Murphy: the son of Helen and Robert Murphy. He has dark hair like his parents and is one year old.

5. Older Helen: Helen, but older. She has gained weight and her hair has grayed.

6. Older Robert: Robert, but older. He has also gained weight and his hair has begun to recede and gray.

7. Ryan Murphy: Helen’s grandson, aged ten.

8. Dax Murphy: Robert’s grandson, aged ten.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Snacks/beverages
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: samanthawoods97@yahoo.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Snapshot okay

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Email me at samanthawoods97@yahoo.com with your headshots/ snapshots and the following details:

1. Name (first and last)

2. Phone number

3. Age

4. Character you wish to portray

Once I receive your email I’ll let you know if we can set up a script reading.

Casting and Location Calls for Web Film “Redux Identity” [Huntsville, AL] #casting #locationcall

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Posted November 19, 2013: reposted with updates

PROJECT TITLE: Redux Identity
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Web
FORMAT: HD
PRODUCER: Bryna Toland
WRITERS: Bryna Toland and Austin Hilbert
DIRECTOR: Bryna Toland
CASTING AGENT: Austin Hilbert
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Fine and Simple Productions
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Starts in December.
SHOOTING LOCATIONS: Huntsville, Alabama

LOGLINE:

Dallas and Evan are a teen ghost hunting team in small town Alabama. With little money or creativity Dallas and Evan turn to their old friend James, who is a loner tech wiz. While hanging out with James Dallas and Evan start finding that James is keeping information about an underground static cult. Now Dallas and Evan must find out who the strange new girl Adrienne is and what their friend is really hiding. Is all of this just an old town legend or an evil cult trying to end the world?

CASTING THESE ROLES:

1) Lucas / Male / 18-24 yrs. / Caucasian.
Lucas is Mr. Perfect party frat boy from Florida. He is rude, hot headed, and sexy.

2) Kevin / Male / 18-24 yrs. / Any Ethnicity.
Kevin is the best friend of Lucas. He is a chill and quite frat boy.

3) Pastor James McConnell/ Male / 31-40 yrs. / Caucasian.
Pastor James McConnell a young and hopeful pastor up in till 1969 when he makes a pact with the devil so he can live forever and never suffer the true wrath of hell. But being forever youthful comes at a price. McConnell must find and build an army strong enough to fight and win the second war of the heavens. To do this he decides to set the McConnell camp in the 1971. The camp comes off as a refuge for hippies and lost souls but is really is a satanic cult where McConnell brain washes the poor souls of society. The lead antagonist, he is dark, evil, selfish, and powerful.

LOCATIONS NEEDED:

We need three locations:
1) A church.
2) A house with many rooms.
3) A cabin.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, Meals, Snacks/beverages, Transportation
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: littlebirdworld@hotmail.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume

Casting Call for Web Film “Redux Identity” [Huntsville, AL] #casting

Posted August 26, 2013

PROJECT TITLE: Redux Identity
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Web
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Public access
PRODUCER: Bryna Toland
WRITERS: Bryna Toland and Austin Hilbert
DIRECTOR: Bryna Toland
CASTING AGENT: Bryna Toland
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Fine and Simple Productions
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Starts filming in November, will last for four seasons.
SHOOTING LOCATIONS: Huntsville, Alabama

SYNOPSIS:

Dallas and Evan are a teen ghost hunting team who has just had all of their equipment stolen. With their whole web show and money gone they turn to Dallas old friends C.J. who is a loner tech wiz. While hanging out with C.J. Dallas and Evan start finding that C.J. is keeping information about an underground static cult. Now Dallas and Evan must find out who the strange new girl Adrienne is and what their friend is really hiding. Is all of this just an old town legend or an evil cult trying to end the world?

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

1) Female/16-20/ Any Ethnicity.
Adrienne is a young girl whose family has just died in a car accident. She is sent to live with her Uncle in Green Mountain, Alabama. Adrienne quickly realizes that there is more to this town than she thought, when she finds herself in the middle satanic cult. As the female lead Adrienne is strong and powerful as well as being quiet, scared and sad.

2) Male / 18-24 yrs. / Caucasian.
C.J. is a lonely young tech wiz who is keeping many secrets about the town and his past.

3) Male / 18-24 yrs. / Caucasian.
Lucas is Mr.Perfect party frat boy from Florida. He is rude, hot headed, and sexy.

4) Male / 18-24 yrs. / Any Ethnicity.
Kevin is the best friend of Lucas. He is a chill and quite frat boy.

5) Male / 31-40 yrs. / Caucasian.
Pastor James McConnell a young and hopeful pastor up in till 1969 when he makes a pact with the devil so he can live forever and never suffer the true wrath of hell. But being forever youthful comes at a price. McConnell must find and build an army strong enough to fight and win the second war of the heavens. To do this he decides to set the McConnell camp in the 1971. The camp comes off as a refuge for hippies and lost souls but is really is a satanic cult where McConnell brain washes the poor souls of society. The lead antagonist, he is dark, evil, selfish, and powerful.

6) Female / 25-30 yrs. / Caucasian.
Billie’s Mother is a young single hippie woman, who is just trying to find a safe place for her and her Daughter to live.

7) Male / 18-24 yrs. / Any Ethnicity.
Mason is an ungrateful, selfish, greedy young man.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, Meals, Snacks/beverages, Transportation
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: September 15, 2013
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: littlebirdworld@hotmail.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume