Casting Call for Comedy Drama Television Pilot [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted May 21, 2018
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Casting Call for Television Pilot [Chicago, IL] #casting

Posted April 19, 2018
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Casting Call for Web Series “Wingmen” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting

Posted August 12, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: “Wingmen” is a comedy drama about friends who come together at a local bar for discussions on sex, women, and life. From one of the writers of the hit web series “Situationships”
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Casting and Location Call for Web Series “Happy Normal People” [Grand Rapids, MI] #casting #locationcall

Posted September 11, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Happy Normal People
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Web
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Public access
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Shooting schedule will be made once casting has been completed
SHOOTING LOCATION: Grand Rapids, MI area

SYNOPSIS:

Casting call for first season comedy-drama web series. Revolving around seven main characters, the ten episode first season focuses on the gritty and real life situations they encounter. Episodes will range between 3 – 8 minutes.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

– MALE 1: Main role – mid 20s to mid 30s. Bisexual, bearded, very easy-going, light-hearted, enjoys the company of his friends. In a relationship with Female 1.

– FEMALE 1: Main role – mid 20s to mid 30s. Gentle natured, and knows what she wants but tends to let others decide for her. She’s honest to a fault and wants what’s best for everyone in her close circle of friends. Sisters with Female 3, in a relationship with Male 1.

– MALE 2: Main role – mid 20s to late 30s. The voice of reason in the group. His smile is contagious. Very loving and laid back. Ready to take on the world. Married to Female 2.

– FEMALE 2: Main role – mid 20s to late 30s. Loving towards her husband (Male 2) but likes to get out with her girl friends. Sociable, can keep the conversation going. Likes to make people laugh.

– FEMALE 3: Main role – Mid 20s to mid 30s. Lesbian. Just came out. Unsure of where her new life is taking her. Introverted, but comfortable around her group of friends. Close with her Sister (Female 1).

– MALE 3: Main role – mid 20s – 30s. Gay, bearded, adorable. A little shy, but goes for what he wants. Newest member to the group. Dating Male 4 (already cast).

– PARKER: Guest spot in episode 9 – mid 20s to late 30s. Female 3’s ex.

LOCATIONS NEEDED:

A portion of filming will be outside in a backyard for a bonfire. The show is dependent on the cast because we would have to be allowed to shoot inside their own home. Shoots will mostly be in the living room/kitchen areas, but some scenes involve the bedroom and/or bathroom.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: happynormalpeople@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot okay, Demo reel link

OTHER NOTES:

If any of the characters sound appealing to you or you know someone who would be interested, please pass along the information. The website is http://happynormalpeople.wordpress.com.

Casting Call for Short Film “Assisted Loving” [Los Angeles, CA] #casting

PROJECT TITLE: Assisted Loving
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: SAG
CATEGORY: Short Film, Comedy-drama
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCER: Douglas Wood
WRITER: Douglas Wood
DIRECTOR: Douglas Wood
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: No schedule yet – aiming for February or March of 2013
SHOOTING LOCATION: Greater Los Angeles

SYNOPSIS:

The troubled relationship between an elderly father and his grown son is exacerbated when the son falls in love with a 72-year-old woman who is the object of the father’s romantic affections.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

VERA – A 72-year-old artist now living in a retirement community. She’s openminded and a bit of a free-spirit, intelligent, well-read, warm and flirtatious. She falls in love with the good-looking forty-year-old son of a male friend of hers at the building she lives in. No nudity but one scene that involves passionate kissing.

Looking for an EXPERIENCED AEA or SAG/AFTRA actor (job will be under a SAG waiver which means pay only if the film gets distribution) who either has extensive professional theatre/stage experience or extensive tv and film experience. Actor must be convincingly able to play a 72 year old woman without age make-up, but also extremely physically attractive.

COMPENSATION: Deferred
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages, Transportation
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY THIS DATE: January 9, 2013
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: invisiblecasting@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume
AUDITION DATE: Auditions won’t be until January, 2013
SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION: No auditions at this point. We’ll review photos and resumes and actors of interest will be contacted by e-mail. Feel free to send a link to a demo reel if you have one.
OTHER NOTES: Writer/director has made one prior short film, HI, LILLIAN, which has won four awards at film festivals this year. This is a follow-up film, which will also be about 25 minutes in length. Here’s a link to the HI, LILLIAN facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/hilillianfilm