UPDATED Casting and Crew Call for Short Film “Season’s Greetings” [Richmond, VA] #casting #filmcrew

Posted March 26, 2019
Updated March 28, 2019: updated seeking crew, crew submissions
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UPDATED Casting Call for Web Series “XODW” [Richmond, VA] #casting

Posted September 20, 2018: reposted with updates

PLOT SUMMARY: It about a girl who falls for the wrong guy.
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Casting Call for Web Series “XODW” [Richmond, VA] #casting

Posted July 23, 2018

PLOT SUMMARY: It’s about a girl who finds out she is a mermaid and falls for the wrong guy.
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Casting and Crew Call for Short Film “16” [Richmond, VA] #casting #filmcrew

Posted June 16, 2018

PLOT SUMMARY: Luke is a young law student and rising music artist from Richmond, VA. While performing a local showcase for young artist in Richmond, Luke’s Brother Jason was shot and killed in an incident between local police and unarmed man attending the showcase. After Jason’s death, Luke is torn between following his dream to be an artist and becoming the successful young lawyer his mother wants him to be. He struggles with chasing his greatest passion while helping his family to recover from the death of his older brother Jason. Specifically, Luke’s mother Lisa who is unable move on after the death of her oldest child. 16 is the story of a young man trying to balance the expectations of the world around him with his own vision for his life.
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Crew Call for Short Film “FORGOTTEN” [Richmond, VA] #filmcrew #casting

Posted February 5, 2018

PLOT SUMMARY: David who is in his early 20s has been living a life of easy money. working for a man that saved his life when he was a child. He had a beautiful daughter at age 16 and David, now in his 20s has come to realize he no longer wants to live this life or he will lose his daughter. Something goes horribly wrong in the process and now he doesn’t have any recollection of his life.
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Casting Call for Trailer “Right Now a Moment” [Richmond, VA] #casting

Posted July 10, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: A promotional concept piece for a story which follows a taxi driver whose grown sharply distant from his wife after the death of their son and the birth of a new daughter. Instead of coming home he stays out to pursue a connection with a young stranger he’s just met.
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Casting Call for Short Film “Right Now a Moment” [Richmond, VA] #casting

Posted March 17, 2015

LOGLINE: The first portion of a two-part short film– a young man holds out all night for a last chance to explain his shortcomings to an ex-partner before his departure to a new city the next morning.
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Casting Call for Short Film “A Promised Land” [Richmond, VA] #casting

Posted July 9, 2014: reposted with updates

AUDITIONS-SHORT FILM SEEKING LEADING ROLE MATERIAL MALES 25-35+ and OLDER BLACK MALES WITH ACTING EXPERIENCE

PROJECT TITLE: A Promised Land
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
CATEGORY: Short Film
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Gated Productions
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Filming to begin mid-July
SHOOTING LOCATION: Richmond, VA and surrounding areas

LOGLINE:

Moses, an ex-veteran who is homeless, returns to the streets of Richmond preaching of a place in the country that has been set up for the homeless to live. Moses promises a place where they won’t have to fight for a meal and will be safe from the dangers of the street. Some see Moses’ utopia as a chance for a new beginning while others are less-trustful of his promise land.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

MOSES/ERIC: Ex-soldier/homeless man. Appearance: Military-esque, muscular build, mid 20′s to late 30s, race open.

OZZIE: Older, wise man who has been homeless for years. Appearance: mid-40s on up, must have physical mobility to perform minor tasks like a small jog.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, Meals, Snacks/beverages, and casting opportunities for future paid projects
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: Friday July 11, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: gatedcasting@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot, and Video Submissions welcomed
AUDITION DATE: Saturday July 12, 2014
AUDITION START TIME: 12:00 PM
AUDITION END TIME: 4:00 PM
AUDITION ADDRESS: Address given upon response

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Actors will be asked to read from the script. Contact gatedcasting@gmail.com for sides and more info.

Casting Call for Short Film ” A Promised Land” [Richmond, VA] #casting

Posted June 25, 2014: reposted with updates

PROJECT TITLE: A Promised Land
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
CATEGORY: Short Film
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Gated Productions
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Filming to begin mid-July
SHOOTING LOCATION: Richmond, VA and surrounding areas

LOGLINE:

Moses, an ex-veteran who is homeless, returns to the streets of Richmond preaching of a place in the country that has been set up for the homeless to live. Moses promises a place where they won’t have to fight for a meal and will be safe from the dangers of the street. Some see Moses’ utopia as a chance for a new beginning while others are less-trustful of his promise land.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

MOSES/ERIC: Ex-soldier/homeless man. Appearance: Military-esque, muscular build, mid 20’s to late 30s, race open.

OZZIE: Older, wise man who has been homeless for years. Appearance: mid-40s on up, must have physical mobility to perform minor tasks like a small jog.

BUSTER: Homeless street performer (Male but open to female casting): Age, sex, race is open, must have musical talent (Character’s performance will also be part of the female score). Singing with a guitar is preferred but we are very open to anyone who has musical talent, singing or not. Bring musical talent to audition.

BANG: Mouthy, loud mouth, drug addict. Appearance: Tall, skinny, rough looking, tweaker appearance, late 20’s/mid 30’s, race open.

VARIOUS OTHER SPEAKING ROLES/EXTRAS
Street Patrons, Musical Performers, Club Goers, Thugs, Hookers, Homeless People. Physical descriptions open.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, Meals, Snacks/beverages, and casting opportunities for future paid projects
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: June 27, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: gatedcasting@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot, and Video Submissions welcomed
AUDITION DATE: Saturday June 28, 2014
AUDITION START TIME: 10:00 AM
AUDITION END TIME: 4:00 PM
AUDITION ADDRESS: Address given upon response

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Actors will be asked to read from the script. Contact gatedcasting@gmail.com for sides and more info.

Casting Call for Film “A Promised Land” [Richmond, VA] #casting

Posted June 13, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: A Promised Land
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Gated Productions
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Filming to begin mid-July
SHOOTING LOCATION: Richmond, VA and surrounding areas

LOGLINE:

Moses, an ex-veteran who is homeless, returns to the streets of Richmond preaching of a place in the country that has been set up for the homeless to live. Moses promises a place where they won’t have to fight for a meal and will be safe from the dangers of the street. Some see Moses’ utopia as a chance for a new beginning while others are less-trustful of his promise land.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

MOSES/ERIC: Ex-soldier/homeless man. Appearance: Military-esque, muscular build, mid 20’s to late 30s, race open.

OZZIE: Older, wise man who has been homeless for years. Appearance: mid-40s on up, must have physical mobility to perform minor tasks like a small jog.

JODIE: Newly homeless female not yet affected by long-term damage. Appearance: Petite, innocent, age 16-26, race open.

BUSTER: Older, wise man who has been homeless for years. Appearance: mid-40s on up, must have physical mobility to perform minor tasks like a small jog.

Buster: Homeless street performer (Male but open to female casting): Age, sex, race is open, must have musical talent (Character’s performance will also be part of the female score). Singing with a guitar is preferred but we are very open to anyone who has musical talent, singing or not. Bring musical talent to audition.

BANG: Mousy, loud mouth, drug addict. Appearance: Tall, skinny, rough looking, tweaker appearance, late 20’s/mid 30’s, race open.

BILLY: 8-13, race open, physical acting required.

FEMALE DETECTIVE: Late 20’s to mid 40’s, professional appearance, race open.

VARIOUS OTHER SPEAKING ROLES/EXTRAS
Street Patrons, Musical Performers, Club Goers, Thugs, Hookers, Homeless People. Physical descriptions are open.

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, Meals, Snacks/beverages, and casting opportunities for future paid projects
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: June 27, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: Gatedcasting@gmail.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot, and Video Submissions are okay
AUDITION DATE: Saturday June 28, 2014
AUDITION START TIME: Noon
AUDITION END TIME: 6:00PM
AUDITION ADDRESS: Address given upon response

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Actors will be asked to read from the script contact GATEDCASTING@GMAIL.COM for sides and more info.

Casting Call for Series “REVIVAL” [Richmond, VA] #casting

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Posted August 8, 2013

PROJECT TITLE: REVIVAL
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Episode 1 of 6 Episode Series
FORMAT: HD
WRITER: Jim Stramel
DIRECTOR: Jim Stramel
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Strap Eye Productions
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Early Oct
SHOOTING LOCATION: Richmond, VA and surrounding

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

Jess – zombie, female, 18 -24, dead

COMPENSATION: Paid, Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: strapeyeproductions@gmail.com

Casting Call for Feature Film “Savor the Kill” [Richmond, VA] #casting

Savor the Kill

Posted April 19, 2013

PROJECT TITLE: Savor the Kill
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Feature Film
FORMAT: HD
PRODUCER: Aisthesis Productions
WRITERS: JC Lira, Monica Moehring, Tim Moehring
DIRECTOR: Tim Moehring
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Aisthesis Productions
PRODUCTION COMPANY WEBSITE: savorthekill.com
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Filming to begin end of June 2013
SHOOTING LOCATION: Richmond, VA and surrounding areas

SYNOPSIS:

Three power driven gamblers take extraordinary risks playing an ancient game using innocent victims as pawns. The reward for winning—power. The wager—human life. They say ‘It’s hard to keep a good man down’ and unfortunately for our players, the dead don’t always stay dead in Aisthesis Productions newest supernatural revenge thriller Savor the Kill.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS:

JIM HELL-a gambler who has the world at his disposal. He is the alpha when playing the game.

THE PAINTER-another player and an artist, if you will, who likes to take beautiful things and make them ugly

ALVAREZ-the oldest of the players, a bit of a glutton.

CHRISTIAN-small time hustler on his way up

SARAH-Christian’s girlfriend and partner in crime

LILA-a bitch that makes a great arm ornament

VIKKI-much like Lila

COMPENSATION: Paid, Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, Meals, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: May 10, 2013
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: mmoehring@savorthekill.com
SUBMISSIONS MUST INCLUDE: Headshot, Resume, Snapshot okay
AUDITION DATE: May 11, 2013
AUDITION START TIME: 1:00PM
AUDITION END TIME: 6:00PM
AUDITION ADDRESS: 304 East Grace Street Richmond, VA 23219

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

Actors will be asked to read from the script. Sides will be available upon request.