“Valentines Day” Casting Call for Senior Thesis Film

Casting Lead and Supporting Roles

A casting call is being held for a lead and supporting role in the senior thesis film, “Valentines Day”. Auditions will be held somewhere on the GVSU Downtown Campus, exact room TBA. Shooting is scheduled for October 19th to October 21st in the Grand Rapids area.


When Tom’s wife must attend a work conference on Valentine’s Day, he tells her he’s gonna lay around in his pajamas, watch movies, and eat junk food. Tom’s lying. Tom’s a very disturbed individual, who’s actually holding a hostage in the basement of their house. However, unbeknownst to Tom, his wife is also lying. She left the conference early and is on her way home to surprise him with flowers and chocolates.

Available Roles:

  • Sara [Female Lead]: Middle-aged, working, suburban wife. Very nice to people, but not a push over. She can handle confrontation. Always in for a bit of adventure.
  • Drake [Male Supporting] (victim): Age 25-45 man. Not innocent looking. Able to convey emotion with eyes and not words. Not necessarily physically fit, but must be able to sit for long periods of time, and struggle.


Female Lead -$100. Male Supporting – $50. Food will be provided. Copy of the film upon completion and credit.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying, please email your resume, multiple headshots and reel (optional) to: casting.photograph@gmail.com

NOTE: Please include “Valentines Day Senior Thesis” in the subject line of your email. If you don’t fit the roles we’re looking for, have availability on the shoot or dislike the story or compensation, do not submit an email.

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