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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Seeking Vehicle for Feature Film “Jr.” [Chatham, VA] #casting

Posted May 14, 2018

PLOT SUMMARY: Four college students get into a car accident while driving back to school. It is only till after the accident, when things take a dark twisted turn.
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Crew Call for Feature Film “Jr.” [Chatham, VA] #filmcrew #casting

Posted May 7, 2018

PLOT SUMMARY: Four college students get into a car accident while driving back to school. It is only till after the accident, when things take a dark twisted turn.
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Casting Call for Short Film “Two” [Warrenton, VA] #casting

Posted May 3, 2018

PLOT SUMMARY: The existential quality of a relationship is explored is explored through a single, beautiful, yet fateful day.
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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 Short Film “A Bloody Mess” [Washington D.C.] #casting

Posted August 12, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: A short film about a couple who avenges an act of violence.
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Casting and Location Call for Short Film “Dirty Dishes” [Falls Church, VA] #casting #filmlocation

Posted May 22, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: A dispirited 1950’s housewife who desires a life outside of her home must first confront her sink full of dirty dishes.
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Crew Call for Feature Film “The Art of Love” [Norfolk, VA] #filmcrew #casting

Posted March 23, 2017

PLOT SUMMARY: The focus is on Troy and Crystal’s engagement to get married and the perils of life that we have to endure along the way! Troy is determined to get married to Crystal, but his views on God and marriage are at a crossroads making him indecisive about his relationship with Crystal. Crystal is devoted to Troy but not his new ways of thinking in regards to their relationship. With the help of Pastor Reid and his marriage counseling, he hopes he can help the two become as one without them getting in their own ways.

Deja supports Crystal in every which way possible, and when she decides to leave Troy, Deja offers her house as a short term solution. Kendrick, Deja’s cousin, uses this opportunity to make a case for Crystal to move on and find a new man. While Troy is heartbroken with Crystal’s decision to leave, Teresa sees this as an opportunity to make her move on Troy. Naomi, Troy’s sister encourages him in the faith and tries to support her brother as much as possible without interfering with lessons he is going to have to learn through experience.

Through it all, Troy and Crystal trust God and listen to Pastor Reid’s counseling advice. With the help of their supportive and comical friends and family Deja, Dre, and Naomi they see the good in their relationship and the importance of God guiding them every step of the way.
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Open Casting Call for Short Film “Timeless” [Lynchburg, VA] #casting

Posted August 20, 2016

PLOT SUMMARY: We’re all going to die. But what would you do if you could see how much time everyone around you has left? Katie, a therapist, struggles to answer this question every day. She can see Countdowns, numbers above everyone’s heads that tick down to the moment they die. Surrounded by daily reminders of mortality, she lives by one rule: don’t get involved. That rule is challenged by Parker, one of Katie’s patients. Ex-military, he carries his own burdens. When the persistent Parker asks Katie out, she comes face to face with her fear and must decide if the craving to be close is worth the unavoidable consequences. Especially since Parker has only 30 days left.
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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 “Girl with a Story” [Kensington, MD] #casting

Posted December 18, 2015

PLOT SUMMARY: “Girl with a Story” is a short film about an English teacher name Calvin Lambert, who is stuck teaching a class full of misbehaved students. Lambert receives a notice for a scholarship contest for a skillful writer. In a hope that students will participate, Aubrey enters the contest and also changing the professors mind about teaching.
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URGENT Casting Call for Online University Commercial [Lynchburg, VA] #casting

Posted November 9, 2015

We’re producing a commercial for a client in Lynchburg, VA, and we NEED TO MOVE ON CASTING URGENTLY.
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Casting Call for Short Film “Lipstick Stains” [Virginia Beach, VA] #casting

Posted November 4, 2015

PLOT SUMMARY: A young man discovers who his grandmother was during the final moments of her life.
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Casting Call for Various Student Projects [Lynchburg, VA] #casting

Posted September 28, 2015

Actors needed for ongoing student short films.
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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 and Crew Call for Short Film “Going Down” [Norfolk, VA] #casting #crewcall

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Posted October 2, 2014

PROJECT TITLE: Going Down
CLASSIFICATION: Independent
STATUS: Non-Union
CATEGORY: Short Film
FORMAT: HD
DISTRIBUTION: Festival circuit
PRODUCERS: Sheryl Harris, Freddie McCullough
WRITERS: Sheryl Harris, Freddie McCullough
DIRECTOR: Derek Martino
CASTING AGENT: Sheryl Harris
SHOOTING SCHEDULE: Oct. 17, Oct 19th
SHOOTING LOCATION: Norfolk, VA

SYNOPSIS:

A simple elevator ride turns into much more when two strangers get stuck in an elevator. Rachel is having a rough day and cannot get home soon enough. Michael’s world is crumbling before him and he is looking to get away. When the two get stuck in an elevator, passion ignites and they throw caution to the wind.

CASTING THESE ROLES:

Michael: Married for 5 years, just found out that his wife is cheating on him with his boss. Top associate in his marketing firm. He’s extremely stressed from recent events. He’s normally a passive person, aggression is not his norm.

Rachel: A lawyer, very ambitious, no nonsense, direct, over achiever. She can be cold, but wishes to express the softer side of her personality. Wants passion in her life. Single, work is her relationship. Lonely.

CREW POSITION NEEDED:

Sound

COMPENSATION: Non-paid
OTHER COMPENSATION: Film credit, DVD copy, Meals, Snacks/beverages
SUBMISSIONS DUE BY: October 8, 2014
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: Shrhr8@aol.com
SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE: Resume, Snapshot okay
AUDITION DATE: October 9, 2014
AUDITION START TIME: 6:30pm
AUDITION END TIME: 9:00p
AUDITION ADDRESS: 1911 Shoop Ave. Norfolk, VA 23509

SPECIAL NOTES FOR AUDITION:

1 Female (25-25) Any ethnicity. Must be okay being shown in bra.
1 Male (25-35) Any Ethnicity. Must be able to lift female.
*There is a make out scene.

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.