Casting Call for Short Horror Film, “We Built This House”

Compass College of Cinematic Arts Student Film

Compass College of Cinematic Arts

Casting for the student film “We Built This House” from Compass College of Cinematic Arts. Filming begins April 21st or sooner depending if actors are available in Grand Rapids, MI.


When John finds out his wife, Mary, has been cheating on him, he uses the hammer he built their house and marriage with to strike her down.

Available Roles:

  • JOHN: Age 20-40. A passionate working class man. Quiet and subtle. A ticking time bomb ready to explode.
  • MARY: Age 20-40. The type of person that has had everything handed to her. Dependent, cold, and guilty.

NOTE: This is a short directing exercise, but a performance driven piece. The script is available upon request.


The roles aren’t paid roles, but they could lead to paid work in the near future. Meals while be provided.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying, please email your headshot, resume and/or demo reel to:

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