Casting Call for Commercial “Social Ad” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted September 6, 2018

60 second Online Commercial / Social Ad. The spot is a 80s vs Now throwback and comparison for a major brand. The part calls for a boy, age 8-12 with a mullet haircut that will be transformed on camera into a modern faded haircut.
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Casting Call for Short Film “Anniversary” [Forest Park, IL] #casting

Posted June 12, 2018

PLOT SUMMARY: What’s suppose to be a lovely night for two, celebrating an anniversary, goes south in a very awkward way.
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Casting Call for Comedy Drama Television Pilot [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted May 21, 2018
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Casting Call for Feature Film “BLEED AMERICAN” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted April 24, 2018

PLOT SUMMARY: A fictionalized account of the life of a group of teens from Midwest America and their unsupervised habits of drinking and smoking.
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Casting Call for Television Pilot [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted April 19, 2018
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Casting Call for Short Film “Made In His Image” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted January 17, 2018

PLOT SUMMARY: A young black girl experiences colorism bullying from her classmates who are the same race. Hurt and confused as to why they are bullying her, she later finds strength from her mother’s story.
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Casting Call for Healthcare Commercial [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted January 16, 2018

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Casting Call for Short Film “Crush” [Evanston, IL] #casting

Posted January 11, 2018

PLOT SUMMARY: A high school boy attempts to a woo a girl that he has fallen for but struggles to understand her world.
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Casting Call for Feature Film [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted October 12, 2017

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Casting Call for Feature Film “KARAOKE KNIGHTS (2017)” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted October 9, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: After a die-hard karaoke singer dies hard at a local annual competition the race is on to find a replacement and settle some old scores.
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Casting Call for Feature Film “Trinity” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted September 29, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: “Trinity” is a 2 hours feature length film script. The story took place during WW2. Technically a science fiction, while the main focus is on the theme of post-war philosophies, religious debates and theological physics. The two protagonists are two scientists who involved in Manhattan project, Chicago division: Eva is a mother of two children; and Adams is a physics undergrad student in the University of Chicago. They are actually the same person in two parallel universe; which means, excluding the difference of themselves, the things they encountered in daily life, their occupation and duties, their relationship with other people, and the historical political progress in their time are exactly identical. At the beginning of the story, they both encountered a mysterious equation, and at the end it would be only one of them could solve the equation, it’ll lead to a world with the invention of atomic weapon and one without.
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Casting Call for Feature Film “Full Blown Movie” [Bloomington, IL] #casting

Posted March 20, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: A comedy of epic failure.
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Open Casting Call and Crew Call for Short Film “La Mala Vida (The Bad Life)” [Chicago, IL] #casting #filmcrew

Posted March 7, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: Three friends orchestrate a botched robbery attempt and see their friendship collapse as a result.
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Casting Call for Scene Study at Columbia College [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted February 21, 2017

A variety of scenes provided from Columbia College Chicago. Many different moods, tones, and themes are provided within the scenes.
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Casting Call for Feature Film “Karaoke Knights” [Peoria, IL] #casting

Posted February 21, 2017

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Casting Call for Feature Film “Wishful Thinking” [Illinois] #casting

Posted January 29, 2017

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Casting Call for Student Film “Jackie” [Evanston, IL] #casting

Posted January 25, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: Two boys attempt to navigate adolescence by finding solace in each other.
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Casting and Crew Call for Feature Film “Karaoke Knights” [Peoria, IL] #casting #filmcrew

Posted January 15, 2017

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Casting Call for Feature Film “Redbone” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted January 14, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: In 1986 African-American J. Redbone opens a jazz club in the middle of a fast gentrifying inner city neighborhood whose developers are willing to go over the line to see that his club quickly folds to make way for a high-end retail and condominium complex but an unlikely alliance provokes an all out war between Redbone and the uptown financiers.
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Casting Call for Feature Film “Diamond in the Rough” [Peoria, IL] #casting

Posted December 10, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: Three brothers, a contest and a douche bag.
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Casting Call for Short Film “Business is Business” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted November 10, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: Daphne is in a jam: she has been found in a compromising position in the apartment of a married man, by the married man’s wife. She has to think fast and be charming.
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UPDATED Casting and Crew Call for Feature Film “Monica” [Chicago, IL] #casting #filmcrew

Posted November 2, 2016: reposted with updates

PLOT SUMMARY: “Monica” is about a young woman named Erin who has no independence or self worth, allowing her life to be destroyed by anyone who has the will to do so, specifically, her abusive boyfriend Derrick. Her life is rotting away as she allows him and everyone else to walk all over her. She has been through the worst of the worst, and her subconscious has had enough. Something finally clicks in her imprisoned mind and she releases an entity from within herself. This entities name is Monica, and she will do anything it takes to take control of Erin in order to prevent her from destroying her life and herself. This film is a Psychological Drama, and is a very dark tale about the journey someone goes through in order to gain independence and confidence in order to take control of his/her life.
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UPDATED Casting and Crew Call for Short Film “DEDMN” [Chicago, IL] #casting #filmcrew

Posted October 13, 2016: reposted with updates

PLOT SUMMARY: The story of two hitmen dealing with their code of honor, and conduct, as they come into conflict.
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Casting Call for Web Series “Living Life Like Trina and Jason” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted July 22, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: Trina Jenkins is a dynamic, independent corporate player with a solution for everything and everybody except her own love life. When her boss takes maternity leave and is temporarily replaced with the older and recently separated, Jason Reed, Trina finds her professional and romantic life upended by inconvenient feelings for him.
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Casting, Crew and Location Call for Web Series [Oak Park, IL] #casting #filmcrew #filmlocation

Posted June 24, 2016
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Casting Call for Short Film “Veins” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted June 18, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: “Veins” is a powerful Chicago story that deals with marginalized citizens and abuse of power. During a typical rideshare experience, the driver discovers his passenger is a transgender acquaintance from high school who is trying to escape from the dark world of prostitution. Later, he is threatened by her pimp, a crooked cop, into betraying her location resulting in a difficult choice for the driver.
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Casting Call for Short Film “Organ Donor” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted May 24, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: A love story. After an accident, an aggressive, middle-aged businessman is taken to a hospital, where the doctors try to save his life with organ donation/blood transfusion from a kind, beautiful young woman. She is his opposite, the yin to his yang. During the surgery, they find themselves together in a dream state/ alternate dimension. Initially dismissive, he is charmed by her selflessness and kindness, and his love for her becomes the catalyst for his own evolution/ metamorphosis.
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Open Casting Call for Trailer “THE DEEP END” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted May 14, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: A drug-addled, manipulative misanthrope swimmer begins to experience increasingly severe repercussions for his actions as he tries to compete for a spot the State Swim Team.
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Casting Call for Short Film “Rest” [Philadelphia, PA] #casting

Posted April 13, 2016
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UPDATED Casting Call for Feature Film “Monica” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted April 12, 2016: reposted with updates

PLOT SUMMARY: “Monica” is about a young woman named Erin who has no independence or self worth, allowing her life to be destroyed by anyone who has the will to do so, specifically, her abusive boyfriend Derrick. Her life is rotting away as she allows him and everyone else to walk all over her. She has been through the worst of the worst, and her subconscious has had enough. Something finally clicks in her imprisoned mind and she releases an entity from within herself. This entities name is Monica, and she will do anything it takes to take control of Erin in order to prevent her from destroying her life and herself. The film is a Psychological Drama, and is a very dark tale about the journey someone goes through in order to gain independence and confidence in order to take control of his/her life.
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Open Casting Call for Reality Series “Doin’ It Like Dotti” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted April 4, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: A boisterous Italian. An upcoming radio personality. A Southern Belle. Their selection of celebrity interviews, scandals and daily lives are open for business. Opinionated discussions. 30 minutes of non-stop action. Entertaining drama and drinking with an Entrepreneur flare. Are you ready?
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Open Casting Call and Crew Call for Short Film “Uncle Ken” [Rockford, IL] #casting #filmcrew

Posted March 16, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: “Mike”, aged 9 to 13, needs to be cared for because his parents are out of town overnight. He stays with his uncle, Uncle Ken, and his aunt Carol. Very early in the morning, Mike is awakened when Uncle Ken returns home drunk looking for some lost money and abusing his wife. Mike witnesses the abuse and is badly shaken.

The film is a coming of age story as well as a the realization of Mike’s father that he needs to stop enabling his brother, Ken, and help him and his sister-in-law.
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UPDATED Casting Call for Feature Film “Monica” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted March 7, 2016: reposted with updates

PLOT SUMMARY: “Monica” is about a young woman named Erin who has no independence or self worth, allowing her life to be destroyed by anyone who has the will to do so, specifically, her abusive boyfriend Derrick. Her life is rotting away as she allows him and everyone else to walk all over her. She has been through the worst of the worst, and her subconscious has had enough. Something finally clicks in her imprisoned mind and she releases an entity from within herself. This entities name is Monica, and she will do anything it takes to take control of Erin in order to prevent her from destroying her life and herself. The film is a Psychological Drama, and is a very dark tale about the journey someone goes through in order to gain independence and confidence in order to take control of his/her life.
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Casting and Crew Call for Short Film “Tryst” [Chicago, IL] #casting #filmcrew

Posted February 20, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: A man takes a woman home from the bar with ill intentions, but in his dangerous game of cat and mouse, he soon realizes, he may not be the cat.
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UPDATED Casting, Crew and Location Call for Feature Film “Monica” [Chicago, IL] #casting #filmcrew #filmlocation

Posted October 29, 2015: reposted with updates

PLOT SUMMARY: The film revolves around a young woman named Erin, who is extremely dependent on her abusive boyfriend. Her life is rotting away as she allows him and everyone else to walk all over her. She has been through the worst of the worst, but her subconscious has had enough. Something finally clicks in her imprisoned mind and she releases an entity from within herself. This entities name is Monica, and she will do anything it takes to take control of Erin in order to prevent her from destroying herself any further. This film is a Psychological Drama, and is a very dark tale about the journey someone goes through in order to gain independence and confidence to take control of his/her life.
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Casting and Crew Call for Feature Film “Monica” [Chicago, IL] #casting #filmcrew

Posted October 26, 2015

PLOT SUMMARY: Erin has no one but her abusive boyfriend to support her. No matter what she does, she ends up in the worst town, with the worst people. She hates herself, and allows anyone, and everyone to walk all over her. But, something clicks inside of her imprisoned mind, subconsciously creating another entity within her named Monica. Monica has only one objective, and that is too take control of Erin, before Erin destroys herself. This film is a dark tale of gaining independence and control in one’s life.
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Casting Call for Short Film “Drained” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted October 26, 2015

PLOT SUMMARY: “DRAINED” is a gay horror short that follows the rising tensions in a young gay couple’s relationship.
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Open Casting Call for Short Film “Twenty-Three” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted October 5, 2015

PLOT SUMMARY: Two men must decide whether escorting an innocent hostage to the leader of their cult is worth the freedom they’ve been promised.
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Casting Call for Short Film “Hysterical” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted September 15, 2015

Chicago-based film collective is seeking female actor submissions for an upcoming psychological thriller/horror filming in Late September/Early October. Project is the first release of a group of screenwriters and directors, recently founded to produce original films and foster the independent filmmaking community of Chicago.
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Extras Casting Call for Jacoti Sommes Music Video [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted April 27, 2015

SUMMARY: Jacoti, the video’s artist, is the CEO of a big company. He will be standing at the front of a boardroom running a meeting. He’ll be talking to a group of sharply dressed employees/colleagues sitting at the long table in front of him. Later on, Jacoti will start dancing around in the boardroom to the music and everyone in the room with him can begin to join in. These scenes will be intercut with other shots such as Jacoti on the beach, of his life outside of work.The end of the video will be him entering the boardroom in the first place, he’s the first one there, and he goes to stand at the head of the table.
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Casting Call for Short Film “Shallow Means, Deep Ends” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted February 22, 2015

PROJECT TITLE: Shallow Means, Deep Ends (working title)
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film (15-20m)
FORMAT: HD DV
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Bluejay Circle Productions
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Weekly rehearsal for 3-4 weeks, will work to fit all schedules involved. 3 to 4 day shoot at end of March.
SHOOTING LOCATIONS: Wicker Park, Chicago, IL

SYNOPSIS:

A young man’s monotonous, isolated life is upended when he mistakenly receives his neighbor’s mail. Although he is resistant to interfere, he becomes increasingly drawn into their tumultuous relationship.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

Paul – Lead; male; 20-30;

A directionless millennial with a white-collar job; has fallen into the post-college rut of working long hours, leaving little to no time for life. Generally introverted, he can also be funny and personable.

Amber – Support; female; 20 – 35;

Pretty, petite blonde in her late 20’s who was a party girl in college. Although she has a job in HR, she’s mostly biding her time until she can get married, have kids, and leave the workforce.

Ryan – Support; male; 25 – 35;

Alpha-male, former college athlete who has never struggled in life. Well off, successful trader. Getting to the age where he realizes he is expected to settle down, despite not being sure he truly wants that.

COMPENSATION: Lead role will receive $200 upon completion. Supporting roles will each receive $100.
OTHER COMPENSATION: Meals and refreshments will be provided on days of shoot. Drinks and snacks at rehearsal.
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: sjlanus@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION DATE: February 28th, 2015
AUDITION LOCATION: Chicago, IL

AUDITION NOTES:

Please send headshot and cover letter to sjlanus@gmail.com. Include any relevant experience.

Casting Call for Feature Film “Descent to Darkness” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted December 18, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Descent to Darkness
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Feature Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: DVD
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Projected between March 1 and May 1, 2015 (Role requires 3-5 days shooting, possibly non-consectutive)
SHOOTING LOCATION: Chicago, Illinois

SYNOPSIS:

A psycho-thriller dealing with elements of betrayal among the four main characters, 3 female and 1 male

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

Rex English: Male (25-45) married to Julissa English and involved with ex-con Daphne Rhodes. He is a smooth talking investment banker by day who is a serial adulterer and has ties to the underground sex trade. Race/ethnicity no factor for this role.

COMPENSATION: Paid. $1K written agreement
OTHER COMPENSATION: DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: CFOX@FLICK-NOTES.COM
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Demo reel link

Casting Call for Female Lead Role in Feature Film “Haeger’s Pass” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted September 24, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Haeger’s Pass
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Feature Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCER: Nick Ziolkowski
WRITER: Nick Ziolkowski
DIRECTORS: Nick Ziolkowski and Morgan Banke
CASTING AGENT: Morgan Banke
PRODUCTION COMPANY WEBSITE: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3914844/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Sundays/Mondays thru Sept., Oct. and possibly Nov.
SHOOTING LOCATION: Elgin, IL (Chicagoland area)

SYNOPSIS:

Haeger’s Pass follows four friends as they embark on a weekend camping trip. On arrival at the campsite, they find the place relatively secluded. Stories of a satanic history surround the area, and the campers soon find themselves entangled within a dark and terrifying past.

CASTING THIS ROLE:

Olivia Klass; lead role. Olivia is the antagonist of this film. We are ultimately looking for somebody who is able to deliver their lines both confidently, and seductively. Some great examples of this are Zee in You’re Next and Sasha Grey’s character in Would You Rather. Because this is a horror film, we are looking for somebody with a very believable presence who will be able to add a creepy atmosphere to this film. Side scripts will be sent out after head shots are viewed.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages, Lodging
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: Early October
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: morgan.banke@yahoo.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot okay, Demo reel file, Demo reel link

OTHER NOTES:

Audition times will be given once demo reels are reviewed. If you do not have a demo reel, we will ask that you send a video reading the side scripts before we set up an audition.

Casting and Crew Call for Web Series “Chi-City Dreamzzz” [Chicago, IL] #casting #crewcall

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Casting and Crew Call for Comedy Horror Feature “Night of the Living Dong” [Chicago, IL] #casting #crewcall

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Posted September 16, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Night of the Living Dong
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Feature Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Streaming/DVD
SHOOTING LOCATION: TBD (Likely Chicago, IL)

SYNOPSIS:

Comedy-horror feature seeks two actors for lead roles – think “Tucker and Dale Vs. Evil.” Although the film will not begin production for 6 to 9 months, the actors are expected to participate in radio and media interviews, flash mob events, possibly on stage, and for other promotional appearances in character.

The feature film is titled “Night of the Living Dong.” A dildo possessed by Hitler’s soul wreaks havoc in a small Nebraskan sex shop. Todd and Micah, down on their luck, decide to get jobs at a local sex shop. Distracted by their apathy and fake boobs, a rambunctious evil lurks in their shadows unbeknownst to them. Todd and Micah with the help of a stripper, the Israeli secret service, an archeologist, and a plethora of sex toys will have to come together to defeat this evil once and for all.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

Todd is Jewish American, handsome, poorly groomed, poor hygiene, yet displays a sense of masculinity that makes the ladies swoon. He’s in fair shape with a small beer belly. Nice clothing, unkempt and unshaven. He’s outgoing and manipulative, the life of the party until he drinks too much and makes an ass of himself. He’s a bit of a perverted Casanova always on the lookout for a woman as sexually liberated as he. Todd never misses an opportunity to exploit his heritage. He sees himself as the unspoken leader of his and Micah’s twosome. Todd always wanted to achieve greatness and leave his mark on society, but he lacks self‐discipline and follow through.

Micah was raised solely by mother, whom he saw very little of because she worked multiple jobs. With no friends at school, Micah grew up spending much of his time in front of the television watching old VHS copies of Bollywood films. To make up for her absence mother spoiled him at every opportunity, ultimately making him into the man-child he is today. He made his first friend at 14 when he met Todd outside a grocery store selling marijuana stolen from his brother. They got high and feasted on day old donuts from a dumpster behind the store. They’ve been best friends ever since. Micah lives in the moment never hoping for very much — and his goals generally involve his next meal.

SEEKING THESE CREW POSITIONS:

SFX Makeup
Production Design

COMPENSATION: Paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: delharvey@yahoo.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION DATES:
Wednesday, September 24th from 7pm – 9pm
Saturday, September 27th from 12pm – 4pm
AUDITION LOCATION:
Columbia College Film Building
1104 S. Wabash, Room 313
Chicago, IL 60505

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Sides will be provided at auditions – not before.

Casting Call for Short Film “Bluebird” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted July 29, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Bluebird
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCTION COMPANY: ReelOddity Productions
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: 2-3 shoot days in September
SHOOTING LOCATION: Chicago, IL

LOGLINE:

A grieving woman finds she lost more than a partner after the sudden death of her husband and must discover for herself what it truly means to rise from ashes.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

FEMALE ROLES

Natalie Grant- A newly widowed modern artist. Must be able to play 28-33 years old, all races, athletic build (able to work with heavy machinery) dark haired (or willing to dye), available for welding lesson.

Vee Taylor- Natalie’s best friend and cousin. Has an on again off again romance with Luke. All races and body types. Must be able to play 28-35.

Ella Grant- Steve’s sister. Must be able to play 20-25 years old. All races and body types.

Mary Grant- Steve’s mother. Must be able to play early 50’s to mid 60’s. Caucasian, all body types.

Harriet Westrom- Natalie’s mother. All types.

Aunt Evie: Natalie’s Aunt (Vee’s mother). All types.

MALE ROLES

Stephen (Steve) Grant- Natalie’s late husband. Ex- army test pilot. Must be able to play 28-35 years old, Caucasian, fit, light haired (or willing to dye).

Luke: Steve’s childhood best friend, an army pilot. Must be able to play 30-35. Fit, all races.

*** All speaking roles above must be available for two scheduled rehearsals in August and a photo-shoot. Actors will be paid a stipend at the end of production for their time.

COMPENSATION: Paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: reelodditycasting@gmail.com

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Please contact reelodditycasting@gmail.com with an audition request. In the subject line please put the name of the character(s) you would like to audition for and slides as well as video submission instructions will be sent to you.

All candidates must send in an audition clip (MP4, WMV, AVI formats accepted) by MONDAY AUGUST 4th 2014 at 6PM to reelodditycasting@gmail.com. LATE ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Invitations for a live audition in Chicago on Friday August 8th will be sent to your emails by Wednesday the 6th. Please do not solicit us with any other offers or promotions, but feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.

Casting and Crew Call for Feature Film “Snakebite Protection – Finisher” [Chicago, IL] #casting #crewcall

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Posted July 27, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Snakebite Protection – Finisher
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Feature Film
FORMAT: HD, DV
DISTRIBUTION: Theatrical
PRODUCER: Raymond McMillan
WRITER: Raymond McMillan
DIRECTOR: Raymond McMillan
CASTING AGENT: Hyperfex
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Hyperfex
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Mid August
SHOOTING LOCATIONS: Chicago, Illinois – North Side – Near North

LOGLINE:

“Snakebite Protection” is a comprehensive narrative/doc about the devastating consequences of violent sexual assaults on society generally, women specifically.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

Illinois Talent Only:

MALE:
Anthony – Hispanic/Asian/Ethnic White Male – 18 – 26 LARGE/BIG 260-330 lb.
Shawn – White Male – 18 – 30 LARGE/BIG 260-330 lb.
Clement – African American Male – 18 – 25 Medium to Athletic
Brett – White Male – 18 – 28 6 ft to 6 ft 3 in 170 -190 lb. Powerful
Jimmy – White Male – 18 – 26 Average, 6ft. or taller
Hank – White Male – 18 – 26 – 230 – 250 lb. Husky Build
Luke Body – Double – White Male – 18 – 30 Athletic – Thin Build

FEMALE:
Donna – White/Ethnic Female – 18 – 28 Medium – Large Build
Vivian – African American Female – 21-35 Medium – Large Build
Bren – White/Hispanic Female – 18 – 28 Medium Build
Hilary – White Female – 18 – 28 – Slender – Average build
African American – 18 – 25 Slender
Hispanic Female – 18 – 28 Slender
White Female – 18 – 25 slender

SEEKING THESE CREW POSITIONS:

Illinois Crew Only:

Boom Operator with own Sound Equipment
Make-Up Artist
Production Assistant
Set Designer – Will have to do a lot with less

COMPENSATION: Paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: Immediately to August 8, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: mail@hyperfex.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Demo reel link
AUDITION START DATE: July 29, 2014 By appointment
AUDITION END DATE: August 8, 2014

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Head shots/resume must be supplied electronically for actresses and actors before the audition. If you’re going to submit a snapshot, it must be a very clear representation of you. You do not have to have a ton of experience but please have a resume of some kind by the time of your audition.
Send Materials to: mail@hyperfex.com.

Please supply your preference for the time of audition – day/evening/weekend.

OTHER NOTES:

Demo reels as a link should be supplied by person(s) seeking Crew positions. Send Materials to: mail@hyperfex.com.

Please keep in mind – we are within 2-3 days of finishing this feature. The days are shorter than usual. The Budget is thin but this is a worthy cause.

Visit the website: www.snakebiteprotectionmovie.com to view coming soon trailer/information and www.hyperfex.com to learn more about future projects. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Snakebite-Protection/103059693166420.

Cast and Crew Call for Short Film “Clear” [Chicago, IL] #casting #crewcall

Posted April 7, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Clear
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
WRITER: Kemani McAlpin
DIRECTOR: Kemani McAlpin
SHOOTING LOCATION: Chicago, IL

LOGLINE:

Gia is enjoying a night out with her friend, Jessica, until she bumps into her ex boyfriend and has a long overdue conversation in midst of the night club scene.

CREW POSITION NEEDED:

Location Sound

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: April 9th, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: castingdirectorforfilm@yahoo.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION DATE: April 11th, 2014
AUDITION START TIME: 10 AM
AUDITION END TIME: 4:50 PM

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Contact email to make audition appointment.

Casting Call for Two Scene Studies/Short Films [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted March 16, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Two Scene Studies/Short Films
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
PRODUCER: Scene A Week Collective
DIRECTOR: Scene A Week Collective
CASTING AGENT: Scene A Week Collective
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Scene A Week Collective
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Late March – Early May
SHOOTING LOCATION: Chicago IL

CASTING THESE ROLES:

1. Female – mid 60’s. Serio-comedic role. Lovably kooky, impulsive and no filter. 2 rehearsals and 1 day of shooting. Short piece. Not for distribution. There is some pay and actress will be given 20-30 secs of footage for reel.

2. Female, character age 20-25, dramatic role. Girlish even in her adulthood, She is the only child to a single father and very attached. As an actress by profession it can be difficult to determine her honesty from manipulation, but she is brave and faces problems head on – albeit recklessly. Short piece. Not for distribution. There is some pay and actress will be given 20-30 seconds of footage for reel.

3. Male, character age 45-55, dramatic role. Handsome and bright-eyed for his age. He is a very attached single father of 20 something girl with quiet disposition with a tendency to walk away when problems arise – believing that is the best solution. Short piece. Not for distribution. There is some pay and actor will be given 20-30 seconds of footage for reel.

COMPENSATION: Paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: Thursday March 20th by noon
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: sceneaweek@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot okay
AUDITION DATE: Thursday March 20, 2014
AUDITION START TIME: 6:45 PM
AUDITION END TIME: 9:15 PM
AUDITION ADDRESS: 207 W Ohio St, Chicago IL

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

A collective of filmmakers are holding auditions for talented and experienced actors to appear in a series of short films in principle photography from March through July. These initial projects are not intended for distribution but educational purposes of technical and production roles. Subsequent projects may include work that will be distributed. Great opportunity to work with up and coming filmmakers in Chicago!

Depending on the role, time commitment can be from one day on the weekend to several weekends. Genres cover thriller, drama and comedy. Compensation of small stipend and/or meals will be provided based upon production requirements of each individual piece.

Send resume and head shot to sceneaweek@gmail.com to schedule an audition spot.

Casting Call for Short Film “Are The Kids Sleeping?” [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted February 28, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Are The Kids Sleeping?
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCER: Charles Klein
WRITER: Improvised
DIRECTOR: Charles Klein
CASTING AGENT: Ana Resce-Klein
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Cats and Rats Productions
SHOOTING LOCATION: Chicago, IL

LOGLINE:

ARE THE KIDS ASLEEP? , a new improvisational independent short motion picture project produced in Chicago, IL. The film will explore the variety of issues new parents experience.

The brief shoot will take place in various Chicago locals over 2-3 afternoon/evenings in MARCH / APRIL in Chicago.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

Male — (25-35)-new dad
Female -(25-35)-new mom

COMPENSATION: Paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: March 7th
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: cklein1118@yahoo.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot
AUDITION START TIME: 2:15pm
AUDITION END TIME: 5pm
AUDITION ADDRESS: Theatre Momentum 1800 W. Cornelia Ave Chicago IL

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Improvisation back round is helpful, but not necessary. If you have no acting experience whatsoever, but a lot of passion, we’d still love to speak to you. No need to bring a monologue etc. Interview/Audition should last 5-6 minutes.

OTHER NOTES:

Please email back if you plan on auditioning.