Crew Call for Short Film “The Case in the Woods” [Roseland, NJ] #filmcrew #casting

Posted February 1, 2019

PLOT SUMMARY: Emile and his girlfriend Alyssa discover a case full of money in the woods. Emile, against the wishes of Alyssa, takes it and is instantly drawn into the dangerous world of money. One thing leads to another and Emile crumbles into greed leading to a tragic conclusion.
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Casting and Crew Call for Short Film [Jersey City, NJ] #casting #filmcrew

Posted January 25, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: A family of 40 at a funeral parlor grieves the life of a young adolescent male.
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Crew and Location Call for Short Film “Things I Wish I Told You Before” [Weehawken, NJ] #filmcrew #filmlocation #casting

Posted November 25, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: This short film follows the main character when he makes his decision to commit suicide. It then reflects on the effect that his decision has on his loved ones: the ones that he loved the most and the ones that love him the most. Not a student film.
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Casting, Crew and Location Call for Short Film “LUNCH” [New Jersey / Manhattan NYC] #casting #filmcrew #filmlocation

Posted October 25, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: Meet Maggie, she’s a horror novelist during the week living in a high-rise apartment in downtown Manhattan, NYC. Her only escape is visiting her Grandma in the suburbs of her old neighborhood in New Jersey where she spends one quiet day out of the weekend having lunch with her Grandma. She is stalked by the city’s most wanted homicidal rapist with a victim count of twelve this month and is followed back to her grandma’s for an evening lunch when the killer shows up as a TV Repairman, he is in for the surprise of his death.
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Casting and Crew Call for Short Film “Sivvy” [Princeton, NJ] #casting #filmcrew

Posted August 28, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: A troubled girl named Sivvy goes on a trip to find the angel that she believes spoke to her in a dream. What she finds instead is the chaos that is youth: freedom, lust, sex, and drugs. In the most unlikely places, she finds love, friendship, and herself along the way.
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Crew and Location Call for Web Series “Or So the Story Goes: Season 4” [Weehawken, NJ] #filmcrew #filmlocation #casting

Posted March 23, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: Or So the Story Goes is an award nominated, anthological horror web series. Each season brings to life a different tale from classic children’s literature, with a dark modern twist. This season will be a teen slasher based on a classic fairy tale.
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Casting and Crew Call for Feature Film “Beatrix Potter’s The Tales of Peter Rabbit and Friends” [Westfield, NJ] #casting #filmcrew

Posted May 28, 2015

PLOT SUMMARY: This production is a live-action/animated film based on the beloved stories and characters of Beatrix Potter.
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Crew Call for Feature Film [Wayne, NJ] #filmcrew #casting

Posted May 4, 2015

PLOT SUMMARY: A romantic comedy with a twist.
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Casting and Crew Call for Short Film “Bird” [Jersey City, NJ] #casting #filmcrew

Posted December 5, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Bird
CLASSIFICATION: Student
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit, DVD
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: January 29-Feburary 1
SHOOTING LOCATION: NJCU, Jersey City, New Jersey

SYNOPSIS:

Bird is a story about a college-aged woman who has a life changing epiphany after going through a life changing traumatic experience.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

Guy 1 – Co-Star / MALE / 19 TO 25
Young minded, nonchalant attitude, doesn’t acknowledge anyone’s feelings or seems to care. You could say he is an a–hole. Was in a relationship with girl 1 but he gives girl 1 the cold shoulder and treats her like he doesn’t know her.

Girl 2 – Co-Star / FEMALE / 19 TO 25
Best friend of girl 1, they’ve known each other since middle school. Beautiful, outgoing, sarcastic. She knows her friend is going through a tough time so she is there to give her advice or a shoulder. Voice of reason.

Friend At Party – Cameo / MALE OR FEMALE / 19 TO 25
Drags girl 1 out to a party to cheer her up. Social, life of the party, knows everyone there, fun and full of life, visibly tipsy but hilarious.

CREW NEEDED:

Production Assistant

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: December 5, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: KElliott1@njcu.edu
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot okay
AUDITION DATE: December 5, 2014
AUDITION START TIME: 2:00 PM
AUDITION END TIME: 4:00 PM
AUDITION LOCATION: New Jersey City University, Fries Building in the TV Studio

OTHER NOTES:

I am looking for up and coming serious actors and students to be apart of my student short film at NJCU. NJCU is about 20 mins from NYC on the path train.

Crew Call for Short Film “The White Spruce” [New Jersey] #filmcrew #casting

Posted November 17, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: The White Spruce
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCERS: Chris Vaglio, Emily Palazzolo
WRITER: Dana Rizzo
DIRECTOR: Mark Serao
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Grey Sky Films
PRODUCTION COMPANY WEBSITE: www.greyskyfilms.com
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: 11/18 – 11/20
SHOOTING LOCATION: Long Valley, NJ

SYNOPSIS:

This short comedy film takes place on Christmas Eve at a Christmas tree farm. Main character, Guy, is working the last shift and encounters many interesting and crazy characters as he tries to reserve a special tree for the girl of his dreams. What he thought would be a quiet night at the farm turns out to be anything but that.

CREW POSITIONS NEEDED:

Production Assistants

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: November 17, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: chris@greyskyfilms.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Resume

Crew Call for Feature Film “The Event Specialist” [New Jersey] #filmcrew #casting

Posted October 19, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: The Event Specialist
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Feature Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCER: Shaun Murphy
WRITER: Shaun Murphy
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Silver Screen Motion Pictures
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: March
SHOOTING LOCATION: Hope, New Jersey

SYNOPSIS:

A 20 something business man running a catering and event planning company has a quarter life crisis, sells his business, and moves back to his hometown to search for what is missing in his life.

CREW POSITIONS NEEDED:

All

COMPENSATION: Paid, Deferred, Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, Meals, Lodging
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: January 1, 2015
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: eventspecialistfilm@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Resume

Cast and Crew Calls for Feature Film “The Guardian Angel” [Ocean County, NJ] #casting #crewcall

Posted June 8, 2013

PROJECT TITLE: The Guardian Angel
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Feature Film
FORMAT: 35mm
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCER: Zachary Davis
WRITER: Zachary Davis
DIRECTOR: Zachary Davis
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Two to three weeks this August (specific dates TBA)
SHOOTING LOCATION: Ocean County, NJ. Sound stage in Long Island, NY

SYNOPSIS:

In a small town, amidst all the people there and everything going on, are descendants of the fallen angels. Smitty is a descendant that is a fighter to make money, helps people throughout the town, and develops a relationship with the members of the Rutkowski family. Baron is a descendant that feels it is absurd that he has to answer to people, and that the angels are the ones that should be in charge. Baron decides to start an uprising, and where Smitty has helped others tap into their full potential, the Rutkowskis help Smitty tap into his.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

01. Baron: The antagonist. Descendent of the fallen angels looking start an uprising. Caucasian male between the ages of 35-45.

02. Emily: The daughter/sister. Artistic. Guarded when meeting Smitty (the main character), but she opens up later on. Caucasian female around the age of 18.

03. Nancy: The mother. Police detective. Trying to keep her family together. Caucasian female between the ages of 35-45.

04. Matthew: The son/brother. Was being picked on by bullies, until Smitty (the main character) defended him, and now is inspired to learn karate. Caucasian male. 14 years old.

05. Madelyn: The daughter/sister. Losing her hearing. Caucasian female. 8 years old.

06. Alicia: Police detective. Nancy’s partner. Around the same age as Nancy.

07. Eric: A part of Baron’s gang. In his late 20s/30s.

08. Antonio: Works at the pizza place. Between the ages of 35-45.

09. Dan: The bartender. Between the ages of 35-50.

10. The fight coordinator: Organizes the fights behind the bar. In his 30s.

11. The three bullies: Three males around the age of 16.

12. The two drug dealers: Two males in their 20s.

13. Toddler Smitty: The toddler version of the main character. Caucasian male. Hazel eyes. Brunette.

14. Tween Smitty: The tween version of the main character. Caucasian male. Hazel eyes. Brunette.

15. Smitty’s father: Father of the main character. Caucasian male. Between the ages of 30-40.

16. Smitty’s mother: Mother of the main character. Caucasian female. Between the ages of 30-40.

17. Shelly: Works at the outdoor juice bar. In her 20s.

18. Obnoxious drunk man: Between the ages of 30-40.

19. Blind woman: Between the ages of 30-50.

20. Fighters/Baron’s gang members.

CREW POSITIONS NEEDED:

1. Gaffer (working the lights).

2. Grips (moving the equipment and helping with the lights).

3. Sound mixer.

4. Prop master.

5. Wardrobe person.

6. Make-up person.

7. Editor.

8. Camera operator.

9. Set builder.

COMPENSATION: Deferred
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: 06/08/13 – 07/19/13
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: FURYus12@aol.com
AUDITION DATE: 06/08/13 – 07/19/13

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

There is not a location for the auditions, so all I ask is that you send a picture and a reel (if you have one), and if you appear to be right for one of the characters, you will be e-mailed a scene, and you will be asked to record yourself acting the scene. Send the recording to FURYus12@aol.com.

Crew Call for Short Film “Little Girl Blue” [Perth Amboy, NJ] #crewcall

PROJECT TITLE: Little Girl Blue
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Aug 16-20
SHOOTING LOCATION: Perth Amboy, NJ

SYNOPSIS:

A coming of age story about a teenager’s first crush and the relationship with her father.

CREW POSITIONS NEEDED:

AD (Paid, rate based on experience)

PA(nonpaid)

Script Supervisor(nonpaid)

COMPENSATION: Paid, Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages
AUDITION DATE: Thursday August 2
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: littlegirlbluemovie2012@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Resume, IMDB, website, reel
OTHER NOTES: We are seeking to fill the position of an Assistant Director asap for a 4-5 day shoot in late August. The project is a short film under SAG contract looking to be shot in the tri-state area with an Arri Alexa. With a talented cast and crew attached, this is a great opportunity for exposure as we are looking to establish a long term collaboration with the right person.

The AD must have knowledge in all aspects of pre-production and production including: scheduling, budgeting, & on set duties.