Crew Call for Short Films “A Period of Time” and “The FREEMAN’S Story” [Brooklyn, NY] #filmcrew #casting

Posted November 16, 2017

LOGLINE:
“A Period Of Time”
When a husband loses his wife to breast cancer, it leads him to refuse what change his new life will bring, causing him to shut off all connection from the outside world.

“The FREEMAN’S Story”
A sister tries to rebuild her relationship with her drug abuse brother while trying to support their mother who’s been diagnose with cancer.
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UPDATED Casting Call for Short Film “A Period of Time” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting

Posted November 11, 2017: reposted with updates

PLOT SUMMARY: Present day. After JON, wife died of breast cancer a year ago JON, is finally ready to move on with the help from his best friend FRANK. But his journey wasn’t an easy one for him. When she died it was a tough year for JON. Going into isolation, quitting his job, to even cutting all ties to friends and family. But with the help from his wife SARAH via video and best friend FRANK, JON, is slowly trying to move ahead of the pain he still faces to this day. After facing his demons by playing a video of SARAH, JON, finds a PIN BOARD which he will reveal the beginning, middle and end of their story.
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UPDATED Casting Call for Feature Film “The Wannabes” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting

Posted November 4, 2017: reposted with updates

PLOT SUMMARY: No gang wants them so they make their own. Too young to be feared so they make their own threat. If prison is where criminals form gangs, then detention is where they will make theirs…
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Casting and Crew Call for Television Series “ROCKK ISLAND” [New York, NY] #casting #filmcrew

Posted October 26, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: “Rockk Island” a new gritty hour-long prison series about the sinister world of correction officers behind the prison walls. It’s raw, candid and controversial.
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Casting Call for Short Film “The Other Brother” [New York, NY] #casting

Posted October 25, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: When tragedy strikes, a young star athlete is forced to look at himself outside of the spotlight.
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Casting Call for Short Film [Huntington, NY] #casting

Posted October 23, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: The film is about Charlotte, a domestic violence victim that doesn’t understand the gravity of the situation and Karen, who is trying to help her.
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Casting and Crew Call for Short Film “A Period Of Time” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting #filmcrew

Posted October 16, 2017

LOGLINE: When a husband loses his wife to breast cancer, he goes into isolation while refusing to accept what change his new life will bring.

STORYLINE: After is wife died of breast cancer a year ago JOHN, is finally ready to move on with the help from his best friend FRANK. But his journey wasn’t an easy one for him. When she died it was a tough year for JOHN. Going into isolation, quitting his job, to even cutting all ties to friends and family. But with the help from his best friend JOHN, he’s slowly trying to move ahead of the pain he still faces to this day. After FRANK, convince him to move in JOHN, finds himself facing his demons by playing a video of SARAH, which leads him to display the beginning, middle and tragic end of their love story.
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Crew Call for Mustang Music Video [New York, NY] #filmcrew #casting

Posted October 10, 2017

I am a singer, songwriter and actress based in Philadelphia, PA and New York, NY. Recently, I released a song titled “Mustang” on both iTunes and Spotify. I am a very serious musician and I am looking for any cinematographers, editors etc. who want to collaborate on a music video in the surrounding areas.
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Extras Casting Call for Short Film “The Last Letter” [New York, NY] #casting

Posted September 29, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: “The Last Letter,” is a student short film. It is a coming out story about two high school pen pals who fall in love.
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Casting Call for Feature Film “The Wannabes” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting

Posted September 28, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: No gang wants them so they make their own. Too young to be feared so they make their own threat. If prison is where criminals form gangs, then detention is where they will make theirs…
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Casting Call for Short Film “Some of My Best Friends are Ghost” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting

Posted September 18, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: A young woman struggling to express her feelings is visited by a dark figure.
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Casting and Crew Call for Short Film “Thero” [Ithaca, NY] #casting #filmcrew

Posted August 27, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: The film centers around an aged hero reminiscing on the battles of his youth. The passing of his comrades in the years since their journey has disheartened him, as well as the regret of what happened in the past and how he is perceived now. With the upcoming “50th Anniversary Celebration of Victory” tour beginning on the heels of the death of one of his friends, he becomes the last remaining member of the “Five Fabled Heroes.” Throughout he struggles to find his place in a changing world that has started to forget his battles and life.
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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, Crew and Location Call for Short Film [Los Angeles, CA] #casting #filmcrew #filmlocation

Posted August 2, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: A glimpse at love before it’s release.
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Casting and Crew Call for Documentary “Growing Up Muslim” [New York, NY] #casting #filmcrew

Posted July 25, 2017
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72 Hour Shootout Awards Ceremony & After Party [New York, NY]

Posted July 18, 2017

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/72-hour-shootout-2017-awards-ceremony-and-after-party-tickets-33926150028

At the Awards Ceremony and After Party
You will have the opportunity to meet
The winning Filmmakers and Network.
The Event will have Prizes, Silent Auction, Raffle and more! Tickets can be
Purchased thru the above EventBrite link
Or our Site, www.film-lab.org.

Date: Saturday, July 29th
Time: 7pm – 10pm
Where: Gossip Bar (Upstairs Party Room)
733 9th Ave

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UPDATED Casting and Crew Call for Feature Film “Temperature” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting #filmcrew

Posted July 12, 2017: reposted with updates

PLOT SUMMARY: Temperature is a romantic comedy that highlights the intricacies of dating in this day and age. Also focuses on on the common struggles and success that life brings for a recent college graduate. The film is from the perspective of three male best friends and four female best friends living in New York City.

Vince (Male lead) has had an interest in Sasha (Female lead) since college. Different social circles, long term relationships, and lack of opportunities has forced Vince to desire Sasha from a distant. Years later, they are both living in Brooklyn, NY and fate has brought them closer to each other once again. As this begins to take place, Luke (Sasha’s Love Interest) returns from playing ball overseas for a shot at the pros. Sasha is a major foodie that has a passion for cooking and follows popular food blogs. Her favorite food blog is written by a well-known anonymous food critic, which happens to be Vince. Vince is more known by his social media alias to his fans and followers.

Vince goes against all odds to take advantage of fate.
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Celebrate Diversity in Film! 7th Annual Winter Film Awards CALL FOR ENTRIES #WFA2017 #WFASoDiverse #callforentries #filmfestival

Posted June 27, 2017

Winter Film Awards showcases emerging filmmakers from all genres from around the world, with a special emphasis on highlighting the work of women and minority filmmakers. Submit your latest work now and take advantage of Early Bird Rates! Early Bird Deadline September 5 – Regular Deadline October 17 – Late Deadline November 15

Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival announces a Call for Entries for its 7th Annual celebration of independent film, to be held February 22 – March 3, 2018 in New York City. Filmmakers from around the world will travel to NYC to attend the Festival’s full week of film screenings and industry networking after-parties, which will conclude with a glittering awards ceremony to be held on March 3, 2018.

The rapidly growing Festival – which was recently voted one of the Top 10 Best Reviewed Festivals on FilmFreeway – seeks a diverse collection of creative indie films from NYC and worldwide in all genres – ranging from narrative features to short films, from documentaries to animation, and from music videos to web series and horror films.

Outstanding work will be awarded for each category, along with Best Director, Best Actor/Actress, Best Original Score, Best Student Film and the NY Perspectives Award for best depiction of the New York multi-cultural experience. For the 2017 Festival, 88 films from 30 countries were selected for screening, including 42% made by women, 45% made by people of color and 33 first-time directors. Works of all genres, forms, and lengths are considered for Festival screening.

Independent filmmakers from around the world are invited to submit films online via FilmFreeway at https://filmfreeway.com/festival/WFA

WINTER FILM AWARDS IS NEW YORK CITY. Like the city itself, we showcase the eclectic diversity and excitement of the independent arts world. We are an all volunteer, minority- and women-owned registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Visit http:/winterfilmawards.com for more information!

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Casting and Crew Call for Web Series “The Pizza Connection” [Queens, NY] #casting #filmcrew

Posted June 21, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: The Pizza Connection is a comedy web series based in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York. Based on true events. Gabriela decides to come to New York and surprise her online boyfriend. When things don’t work out, he leaves her and she finds Simone to be her new roommate, friend and partner in crime.
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Casting Call for Feature Film “Temperature” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting

Posted June 15, 2017
Updated June 17, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: Temperature is a romantic comedy that highlights the intricacies of dating in this day and age. Also focuses on on the common struggles and success that life brings for a recent college graduate. The film is from the perspective of three male best friends and four female best friends living in New York City.

Vince (Male lead) has had an interest in Sasha (Female lead) since college. Different social circles, long term relationships, and lack of opportunities has forced Vince to desire Sasha from a distant. Years later, they are both living in Brooklyn, NY and fate has brought them closer to each other once again. As this begins to take place, Luke (Sasha’s Love Interest) returns from playing ball overseas for a shot at the pros. Sasha is a major foodie that has a passion for cooking and follows popular food blogs. Her favorite food blog is written by a well-known anonymous food critic, which happens to be Vince. Vince is more known by his social media alias to his fans and followers.

Vince goes against all odds to take advantage of fate.
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Crew Call for Television Series “Night Jazmin” [Manhattan, NY] #filmcrew #casting

Posted May 17, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: “NIGHT JAZMIN” is a fictional drama series adapted from the Thespis play festival award nominated play, “NIGHT JAZMIN”, about a fictional group of elite business owners in New York City who all have troubled love lives.
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UPDATED Casting and Location Call for Short Film “Fotog” [New York, NY] #casting #filmlocation

Posted May 15, 2017: reposted with updates

PLOT SUMMARY: A suspenseful psychological thriller about a struggling photo journalist who finds the path to self-existence by gruesomely murdering his subjects.
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Casting and Crew Call for Feature Film “Klaws” [New York, NY] #casting #filmcrew

Posted May 12, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: This is grindhouse/horror/arthouse film that positions itself as a “1975 Texas Chainsaw Massacre style” completely independent flick. The story surrounds an ancient cult within the christian religion that predicts the rise of an antichrist. The film largely takes place in isolated countryside.
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Casting Call for Short Film [Harlem, NY] #casting

Posted May 10, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: Proof of concept for a CHOOSE-YOUR-OWN-ADVENTURE series…

When Layla decides not to get married on the day of her wedding–then gets into an accident–an unusual day with numerous possibilities begins. Though how this day will end depends entirely on our characters’ choices… choices made by the viewing audience!
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Casting Call for Feature Film “Ground Control” [New York, NY] #casting

Posted May 8, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: The ghost plane of St Exupéry flies over a mysterious Corsican beach; He wants to go back to New York where he left his lover Sylvia and his manuscript. Four young actresses want to write and make together a film about St Exupéry and Sylvia Hamilton with the music of David Bowie. They embody the positive American youth of today with all the beautiful ethical issues. They are inventive, crazy, energic, romantic, passionate. Then they will disturb all Manhattan to support their project.
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Casting, Crew and Location Call for Feature Film “Michael” [New York State] #casting #filmcrew #filmlocation

Posted May 8, 2017

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Casting and Crew Call for Web Series “Asunder The Series” [New York, NY] #casting #filmcrew

Posted April 24, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: ASUNDER THE SERIES is a soap opera web series that follows the affluent, yet dysfunctional Chandler family, who owns Chandler Parfums and Cosmetics Corporation in New York City. CEO and CFO Thomas and Adele Chandler are always trying to stay one step ahead of their arch enemies the Blair family, who own Blair Natural Fragrances Ltd. Thomas and Adele are juggling being head of a fragrance empire, all while trying to train their children to eventually take over the business one day. Their middle son Xavier struggles with his bisexuality, oldest daughter Kamryn and her husband Elijah are dealing with infertility, and their youngest daughter Khloe is hiding her secret relationship with the Blair’s youngest son Dallas. The Chandlers will deal with a series of scandals, lies, and betrayals that will rock the Big Apple to its very core.
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Borte, Queen of Tibet: A Journey into Mental Illness and the Healing Power of Filmmaking [Brooklyn, NY] #filmscreening

Posted March 30, 2017

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and Film Lab has a very special screening of a film created by and about a young woman who was involuntarily committed to the Bellevue Psychiatric Ward in 2010 by the New York Police Department. Part documentary, part fantasy, “Borte, Queen of Tibet” is a quiet meditation on recovery from Schizo Affective Disorder. Shot guerrilla style to depict the hostile takeover Schizo Affective Disorder has over the mind, the short film plays with perspective in asking, how do we distinguish reality from delusion? The film will be followed by a panel moderated by Film Lab’s Industry Spotlight Coordinator, Renee Lasher, and a networking reception for filmmakers.

This event will be held at the Asian American Arts Alliance at 20 Jay Street, Suite 740 Brooklyn, NY on Monday, May 1st from 6:30pm-8:30pm.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/industry-spotlight-borte-queen-of-tibet-a-journey-into-mental-illness-the-healing-power-of-tickets-32791466158?aff=erelpanelorg

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Casting Call for Short Film “San Candelo” [New York, NY] #casting

Posted March 20, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: Aida’s boyfriend brakes up with her but she and will do anything to get him back, even Santeria. But once she gets what she wants, she decides to not keep her end of the bargain.
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Crew Call for Board Game Video Shoot [New York, NY] #filmcrew #casting

Posted March 16, 2017

We seek a director, DP and video editor to work with us on a very simple project. This is an in-house shoot of a small group of actors playing a board game, which is not for showing. In this test shoot we are examining various shooting ideas and techniques we wish to use in our professionally produced on-line serialized production under development. The shoot will require at least one preproduction and postproduction meeting. The shoot will take two or three hours to complete. There is no script and involves a cast of professional actors playing a board game together for the first time. The actors play themselves throughout. This shoot is also an opportunity to meet and explore future work together.
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Crew Call for Short Film “The Program” [New York, NY] #filmcrew #casting

Posted March 4, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: A man devises a unique “program” to control his alcohol addiction — but will it work in the long-run?
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Casting, Crew and Location Call for Short Film “Fotog” [New York, NY] #casting #filmcrew #filmlocation

Posted March 3, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: Fotog is a story about a struggling photo journalist who spirals into madness becoming a vicious murderer after suffering rejection upon rejection for not achieving enough realism in his work. Virgil, our antagonist, is the quintessential loner who secludes himself from most of reality. Alexa, our protagonist, is somewhat on a personal vendetta after she is brutally beaten and raped. Being victimized by two men, she evolves into a warrior-like state swearing that women will no longer be victimized by men…
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Casting and Crew Call for Short Film “Queens of Coney Island” [Brooklyn, NY] #casting #filmcrew

Posted March 3, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: The short film follows an Asian American girl where she confronts her sexuality and her long lost former lover.
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Casting Call for Short Film “Walking with Spirits” [New York, NY] #casting

Posted February 10, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: Set in the 1700’s. Native Americans are dying because of the contact with colonists.
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Winter Film Awards 6th Annual Indie Film Festival Feb 23-Mar 4 2017 NYC #WFA2017 #WFASoDiverse #filmfestival

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Posted February 6, 2017

Winter Film Awards Is New York City. Like the city itself, we showcase the eclectic diversity and excitement of the independent arts world. Winter Film Awards is proudly one of the Top 10 Best Reviewed Festivals on FilmFreeway.

Winter Film Awards 6th annual Indie Film Festival runs Feb 23-Mar 4 in NYC with a jam-packed schedule of 88 films of All Genres — Free Discussion Panels —$5 Matinees —Bloody Thursday All Horror All Day — Daily Screenings of fantastic films and lots of Free Parties. Gala Red Carpet & Awards Ceremony to be held @Club230Fifth (230 Fifth Ave) Mar 4 8-11PM.

Among the awesome films you can see at Cinema Village in the heart of Greenwich Village (22 East 12th Street, New York, NY 10003), is a diverse mixture of 11 Animated films, 8 Documentaries, 11 Feature narratives, 10 Horror films, 12 Music Videos, 24 Narrative shorts and 7 Web series, including 12 student films and 33 first-time filmmakers. Filmmakers come from 30 countries; 42% of the films were created by women, 45% were created by people of color.

Hollywood might ignore women and people of color, but Winter Film Awards celebrates everyone! #WFA2017 #WFASoDiverse.

* Tickets on sale now! http://2017wfa.eventcombo.com/
* Opening Night Filmmaker’s Reception & Kick-Off Party …. Feb 23 8-11PM … FREE
* Screenings All Day …. February 24 – March 2
* Cocktail party with Cinematcher – try out the newest app called “the Tinder of Film Casting” …. Feb 27 6-7:30PM … FREE
* Film, Identity and Space: Indie Iranian Films Discussion …. Feb 28 6-7:30PM … FREE
* Getting Financing for your Indie Film Discussion Panel …. Mar 1 6-7:30PM … FREE
* Understanding Legal Issues for Indie Filmmakers Discussion Panel …. Mar 2 6-7:30PM … FREE
* The Casting Process – Discussion Panel & Networking Party …. Mar 3 6-9PM … $5
* Awards Ceremony & Gala Red Carpet Party … Mar 4 8PM-2AM … Club230Fifth … FREE

Winter Film Awards beautiful official 2017 Festival artwork was designed by renowned artist and Professor Viktor Koen from the School of Visual Arts in NYC.

Visit www.WinterFilmAwards.com for tickets, schedule and details

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Seeking Editor for Short Film “The Program” [New York, NY] #filmcrew #casting

Posted February 5, 2017
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Casting Call for Short Film “B-Side” [New York, NY] #casting

Posted February 2, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: “B-side” is an experimental poetic narrative that shifts in time from one moment to another. Through the longing of artistic realization, the narrative follows the dreams and delusions of a starving art student with New York City as its backdrop. Time lost, time gained and time rudimentary all feed into the delusions of an artist faced with his ultimate reality.
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UPDATED Casting Call for Dog Food Chain Commercial [New York, NY] #casting

Posted February 2, 2017
Updated February 3, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: Nordic blonde woman singing (yodeling) towards a field. A few dogs are shown responding to the sound of the song, then running in her direction. Dogs will be seen running past her, into their owners arms.
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Casting Call for Short Film [Yonkers, NY] #casting

Posted January 17, 2017
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Crew Call for Short Film “Fragile X” [Yonkers, NY] #filmcrew #casting

Posted January 15, 2017
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Casting Call for Short Film “Imagine Barry” [Long Island, NY] #casting

Posted December 7, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: IMAGINE BARRY is a short, narrative film about Max, a young man struggling to keep up with both his job and the girl of his dreams. As he struggles to find his inner creativity and imagination as an adult, he is unexpectedly visited by his imaginary friend Barry…who has arrived 25 years or so late. Barry attempts to help Max rediscover the joy of imagination he’s lost since growing up, get a job promotion and propose to his girlfriend in a musical, comedic adventure for all ages featuring puppetry and an original song.
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Casting Call for Documentary [Brooklyn, NY] #casting

Posted October 29, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: A documentary that explores the sugar daddy and sugar baby relationship.
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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 Call for Short Film [New York, NY] #casting

Posted October 21, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: An affluent family of four is taking a sentimental vacation in a swamp. They end up in a hot, claustrophobic cabin with pesky mosquitoes. The vacationeers try to have a good time despite the tense circumstances.
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Casting Call for Short Film “The Far Lands” [Ithaca, NY] #casting

Posted September 24, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: At the border of a nation, a guard patrolling finds an escapee from the other side, eventually having to make a choice between his duty and his own desires.
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Extras Casting Call for Feature Film “The Garden Left Behind” [New York, NY] #casting

Posted September 24, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: The Garden Left Behind follows Tina as she navigates her transition, her relationships with her grandmother and her boyfriend, and living and working as an undocumented immigrant in New York City. Over the course of the film, Tina finds a supportive community in her friends from The Royal Washers, a fictional trans-advocacy group that meets in a local laundromat.
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Open Casting Call for Visual Experience Project [New York, NY] #casting

Posted September 23, 2016

We’re looking for actors and actresses for an upcoming visual experience project. This will be the first installment of our experiment series, we’re planning to make it an ongoing project, if you’re interested in working on project that approaches filmmaking on a different way and working with people that think out of the box, don’t hesitate to apply, all are welcome.
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Casting Call for Short Film “Heart Not For Sale” [Ithaca, NY] #casting

Posted September 21, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: A feel good story where an elderly salesman is hesitant to find love after the passing of his wife. This all changes when he meets a little girl in a local park.
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Crew Call for Short Film “Carney (Portrait of A Fashion Designer)” [New York, NY] #filmcrew #casting

Posted September 19, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: Biography of Fashion Designer from the 1970’s.
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Casting Call for Secret Proof of Concept [Buffalo, NY] #casting

Posted September 15, 2016

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