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Rush Casting for the Feature Film “Monsters on Main Street”

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Casting Call for Actros and Extras

Monsters On Main Street

The feature film Monsters on Main Street is holding a RUSH CALL this Friday, November 16. It is being held at our Flint office on Corunna Road (M21). Filming continues November 23 and ends in early December.

Monsters on Main Street is a horror comedy in the mold of Shaun of the Dead meets Friday the 13th. The film stars such names as Marty Klebba (Pirates of the Caribbean 1-3, Scrubs, Project X), horror icon and hall of fame member Robert Z’Dar (Tango & Cash, Maniac Cop 1-3, Little Creeps), and 2x Grammy nominee and American Comedy Awards winner Judy Tenuta. It is being directed by Brad Leo Lyon.

Casting Call Details:

Friday, November 16 from 5:00pm to 11:00pm

Lyon Motion Pictures
6235 Corunna Road Suite F
Flint, MI 48532 (between Dye and Elms Roads)

Available Roles:

  • Female 18-20’s to play 18 – Attractive High School Senior Athlete (no athletic ability required).
  • Female 25-35 – The “hot teacher” who tries to be one of the guys.
  • Male 25-25 – African American – under 5’10, a nerdy chemistry teacher without an athletic bone in his body.
  • 2 Females – We also may need some additional people to portray two high school girls basketball teams. (Only limited athletic ability is required)
  • Extras – If you’re interested in working as a background extra or potentially as a zombie feel free to swing by and give us your head shot and resume in person. You are required to have attended the call in person to be considered.

Compensation:

All Principal, Supporting, and Lead roles are compensated based on experience.

How to Apply:

Please email us a head shot, full length photo, and resume to: Brad@LyonMotionPictures.com

Extras Casting Call for “A Father’s Pain”

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Casting Male & Female Extras for TV Series

The TV series, “A Fathers Pain” is looking to cast extras. Shooting takes place in the metro Detroit area.

Plot:

A Fathers Pain (TV Series) is a heart wrenching drama about A Fathers constant struggles while raising his two daughters… after his wife committed suicide. The youngest daughter deals with images of her mom and trying to know more about who she was. The oldest daughter deals with the pressure of high school and taking on a set of new emotions she is blind to, while becoming a woman. The father deals with all these issues and fights the world while trying to protect his young girls from the reality of life, but finds his self in a deeper downward spiral and questioning his ability to be a father. The dark drama is moved slightly away with a significant portion of comedic relief.

Available Roles:

  • Extras: Male and female, all ages, open ethnicity. We are looking for extras for the high school, house party, two restaurants, hospital and a city hall scene.

Compensation:

These are not paid roles.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying, please email your resume, headshots or demo reels (optional) to: newcentreprovision@gmail.com

“Beyond the Dark” Casting Call for Feature Film

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Auditions for Actors & Actresses

Casting actors for the horror feature film “Beyond the Dark”. This is a great opportunity for up and coming actors and actresses to get some footage for their reel. We are looking for all different characters from 8 to 70 years old. Shooting is scheduled for Winter 2012 thru Fall 2013 (Dates TBD) in West Michigan (Various Locations in and around the Grand Rapids Area).

Plot:

The film is a dark, hardcore twist between the Twilight Zone and Tales from the Crypt featuring eight horror stories fused together into one feature film. The film has unpredictable curves at the end of each story, and is set in an unknown sinister world where psychotic killers, mysterious creatures, demons, and the undead do exist. The film takes the audience to an evil place somewhere beyond the dark.

Audition Details:

Saturday, November 17th from 10:00am to 2:00pm

711 Bridge St.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Available Roles:

Story One: “Infection” – A DEADLY CHEMICAL OUTBREAK HAS INFECTED A CITY’S POPULATION, TURNING THEM INTO DERANGED FLESH CRAVING ZOMBIES.

  • RICK (30’s, Average, Tall, Intelligent yet Strong)
  • TIM (30’s, Well Built, Tough, Up Front and Brave)
  • Human Runners (3)
  • Zombie 1 (Featured)
  • Zombie 2 (Featured)
  • Radio Voice 1 (Voiceover)
  • Radio Voice 2 (Voiceover)
  • Radio Voice 3 (Voiceover)
  • CHRIS (20’s, Football Player Type, Nervous and Afraid)
  • ZOE (20’s, Attractive, Frightened and Dependent)
  • OLDER MAN (50’s, African-American, Assertive and Tough)
  • THE MAN (40’s, Police Officer, Confused and Frightened)
    Human Victims (5)
  • 10 Zombies (Extras)

Story Two: “The Best Friend” – A MAN FINDS OUT A DARK SECRET ABOUT HIS BEST FRIEND.

  • JAKE (30’s, Sociable, Well-built, has a Dark Secret)
  • MIKE (30’s, Average Guy, A Joker, And A Good Best Friend)
  • HEIDI (20’s, Very Attractive, Smart, Witty and In Love)
  • DEAD GUY (30’s, Male, Helpless, Sliced and Diced by Jake)

Story Three: “Death’s Door” – ENTERING DEEP INSIDE THE TWISTED MIND OF A PSYCHOTIC CRIMINAL.

  • WAITRESS (20’s, Attractive, Striking Smile, Sexy Body)
  • CREEPY MAN (40’s, Visually Unattractive Creeper)
  • PSYCHOTHEREPIST (Late 30’s, Glasses, Convincing)
  • VICTIM (30’s, Average male or female, Bloodied and taking last Breath)

Story Four: “In the Night” – TWO VAMPIRE SLAYERS MUST HUNT AND KILL THEIR OWN BROTHER TURNED VAMPIRE.

  • VINTON (Early 30’s, Tough and Intimidating Vampire Slayer)
  • HARPER (Late 20’s, Mediator, Strong-Burly Vampire Slayer)
  • SONNY (Late 20’s, Youngest, Has Heart, but Hesitant, Skinny-Scrapper)
  • VAMPIRES (3 Deranged Blood Thirsty Human/Vampire Creatures)
  • BARTENDER (20’s, Experienced, Attractive with Bar Attire)
  • BAR WOMAN (20’s, Nice Body and Face, Friendly and Gitty)
  • BAR VAMPIRE (30’s, Large-Foul-Horrifying Blood Sucker)
  • WOMAN VICTIM (20’s, Must be able to do minor stuntwork)
  • DEAD WOMAN (CAR) (30’s, Sexy Bloody Legs, Dead on Sight)
  • CITY GIRL (20’s, Good-looking, Terrified and Helpless)
  • CITY VAMPIRES (2 Darkly Dressed Lethal Killers)
  • BAR CROWD (8 – Average Local Tavern Crowd)

NOTE: Most Vampire roles must be comfortable with doing light stuntwork (Wirework/ratchets/fights etc…)

Story Five: “Red River” – A GROUP OF FRIENDS CAMPING FOR THE WEEKEND CROSS PATHS WITH KILLERS.

  • JOSH (Late 20’s, Leah’s Boyfriend, Tough Look, Ready for Good times)
  • LEAH (Early 20’s, Josh’s Girlfriend, Very Attractive and Out Going)
  • TRAVIS (Mid-20’s, Athletic Look, Semi-Shy, Very Sociable)
  • AUTUMN (Early 20’s, Very Cute and Shy, Girl-Next-Door Type)

Story Six: “What’s in the TV?” – WHEN A GUY PURCHASES A NEW TELEVISION SOMETHING EVIL AWAITS WITHIN IT.

  • MICHELLE (Late 20’s, Cute and Dorky, Loves Game Talk)
  • JASON (Late 30’s, Goofy Looking, Good Friend of Fred’s)
  • “Ghost-Trackers” CAMERA MAN (Off camera, Hand-Held, possible voice work)
  • “Ghost-Trackers” HOST (30’s, Convincing Showman with Fear)
  • “Ghost-Trackers” GHOST GIRL (Teens or Younger, ages 8-15, Disturbing Gaze)

Story Seven: “The Lady Killer” – A SOCIOPATH PREYS ON YOUNG WOMEN UNTIL HIS LAST VICTIM TURNS ON HIM.

  • TANNER (Early 40’s, Good-looking, Charming-Witty-Dangerous)
  • LIZ (Mid 20’s, Cute, “Church Girl”, Glasses & Plain Cloths)
  • ASHLEY (30’s, Married, Sweet Brunette girl-next-door Type)
  • FELICIA (Late 20’s, Very Attractive, Single-Blonde-Flirt)
  • HOT GIRL (Late 20’s, Sexy-Flirty Club Hottie)
  • BARTENDER (20’s, Experienced, Attractive with Bar Attire)
  • TV NEW REPORTER (40’s, Official Tone and Look, A Veteran)
  • CLUB CROWD (20 – Young Attractive Party People)

Story Eight: “Creature” – AFTER HIS FARM IS TERRORIZED, A RETIRED MARINE SETS OUT TO TAKE DOWN THE CREATURE RESPONSIBLE.

  • No roles currently available

Compensation:

Non-paying production. We will be compensating with IMDB credit, DVD copies and theatre release tickets for the film’s premiere.

How to Apply:

All who are interested please submit a headshot with a resume (make sure there is a contact telephone number included) to the following address: sgproductionsonline@gmail.com

NOTE: Please include the role you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

“Modus Operandi” Web Series Casting Call

Monday, November 5th, 2012

Actors, Extras and Makeup Artist Needed

We are currently casting for a short scene for the web series “Modus Operandi” that will be used as a flashback in several of the episodes. This flashback is a scene from the hitman’s past that made him who he is today. Two of the characters will be needed for future episodes (specified below). Shooting is scheduled for Saturday, December 1st around Grand Blanc, MI.

Plot:

The series focuses on a Alex, a hitman, as he goes through his typical MO until something from his past causes him to lose control.

Available Roles:

  • Lazaro: Male, late 20’s/30’s, someone high up in a mafia-like organization. Lazaro is someone confident, cunning, and an all around collected badass. This character will be needed in this flashback scene as well as a future episode. Must be physically fit as this character will have an intense fight sequence.
  • Jessica: Female, 20’s, Alex’s wife before he took up a life of being a hitman. She will be needed in multiple episodes. For the purposes of this flashback, she will be witnessing Alex getting beat down, so acting talent must be able to scream and cry.
  • Extras: 2 male extras (20’s or 30’s) are needed to serve as Lazaro’s aides. They will have minimal speaking and should look intimidating. These roles will only be needed for this flashback.

Available Crew Positions:

  • Makeup Artist: Need a makeup artist who can do effective blood, sweat, tears, bruising, and swelling. Alex’s face will be struck several times with a gun and should look pretty roughed up. There will be several closeups shot on the RED SCARLET-X, so the makeup must be accurate. If applying for makeup artist, please include images or links to any samples, preferably something with cuts/bruises/swelling.

Compensation

Food and travel will be provided for all cast and crew. There will be no additional compensation for extras. There may be compensation for the actors playing Lazaro and Jessica depending on experience and qualifications. Makeup is extremely important for the power of this flashback, so we are looking for someone with the expertise to make it look good. We are willing to pay a date rate for a makeup artist based upon experience and abilities.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying, please email your headshot and resume to: nick@studiovulpes.com

Theater Zombies Needed for “Dayplanner of the Dead”

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Extras Casting for Zombie Comedy Film

Dayplanner of the Dead

“Dayplanner of the Dead” is a hilarious new Zombie Comedy (ZomCom) from Grindley Studios. Featuring cameos by Night of the Living Dead’s Kyra Schon & Gary Streiner, plus Tom Sullivan from The Evil Dead. We are filming a theater scene in downtown Flint in the afternoon of Thursday, November 1 and need zombie extras. An easy and fun gig. Your friends and family members are also welcome. We want as many people in the theater as possible.

Available Roles:

  • Theater Zombie Extras: Male or female, open ethnicity. All we need is for you to dress in your best zombie wear (old/torn/dirty clothes are welcome) and sit in a cushioned theater seat reacting to a movie. Your makeup will be done for you.

Compensation:

This a a non paying opportunity.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying, please email your headshot, and resume to: dayplannerofthedead@gmail.com

Casting Featured Non-Speaking Roles and Background Talent

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Untitled Post-Apocalyptic Sci-Fi Action Drama

The Actor’s Workshop is casting character actors for featured non-speaking roles and for background talent. This is for an untitled post-apocalyptic sci-fi action drama to be shot in Detroit. This feature-length independent film is aimed at the film festival circuit on its way to distribution.

Audition Details:

Audition for The Wretch character will take place today Monday, October 29, from 9:00am to 5:00pm

Roberts Riverwalk Hotel (in the Superior Room)
1000 River Place Drive
Detroit, MI 48207

Available Roles:

  • THE WRETCH: Shooting starts on October 31, with seven shooting days expected. (Sides are attached.) He is supposed to be thin, rough-around-the-edges/scary-ish looking (character-actor type), someone who has lived in the ruins for years and fed on rats (this description applies to everyone in this film). You may email Jason Laenen (see below) for sides.
  • 3 FEATURED EXTRAS: strange inbred-looking people, one shooting day planned.
  • 50 EXTRAS: no date yet, towards the end of the shoot, one day of shooting. Again, post-concentration camp look, thin, ragged. Supposed to be a whole village of people of different ages, old people, some children etc. including specifically:
  • 1 PRIEST
  • 1 BOY

Compensation:

Talent will be paid.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for THE WRETCH, just attend the audition today. If you have any questions, or would like to apply for the PRIEST, BOY or EXTRAS, please email your headshot and resume to: jason@gscreative.us

“Sunday” Casting Call for 5 Minute Short Film

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Lead, Supporting and Extras Roles

Casting call for short film, “Sunday”. This is a short 5 minute narrative montage that depicts the chaos that ensues during a war raid. Casting call will be held on November 3rd for more important roles. Prior acting experience is a plus but not mandatory. If chosen for an audition, you will receive an appointment time and information on where to report. Auditions will be held on Wayne State University’s campus. Filming will be the weekend of November 16, 17, and 18th with 1-2 rehearsals prior to shooting dates. All filming will be done in Detroit and the surrounding Metropolitan areas.

Available Roles:

  • Female, Caucasian, early 20s, thin and feminine looking. Lead.
  • Female, between 30 and 40 years old, to play a reporter. Must own a business suit.
  • Female, between 40 and 50 years old, to play a concerned mother watching the raid on a news report.
  • Male, between 40 and 50 years old, to play a concerned father watching the raid on a news report with his wife.
  • Extras: Men and women, varying ages, open ethnicity, to play civilians during a war raid.

Compensation:

All roles are non-paid but actors will receive credit on IMDb when the project is finished.

How to Apply:

All who are interested please submit a headshot and resume to: the.dreamcatcher.productions@gmail.com

Music Video for Multiplatinum Recording Artist

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Casting Call for Actors & Extras

Casting actors and extras for a music video. This will be a performance video with some narrative elements based in Detroit, MI. Principal photography is scheduled for November 10th & 11th. Casting will be held on November 3rd, 2012. Headshots should be submitted before as this will be a callback audition. This is not an OPEN audition.

Available Roles:

  • Priest: (lead) Caucasian, 50+ yo, A human relic. He represents the old guard. Has an unhinged personality. Actor must be willing to participate in scenes that challenge organized religion.
  • Homeless Man: (supporting) African-American, 30 – 45 yo
  • Homeless Woman: (supporting) African-American, 20 – 35 yo
  • Homeless Boy: (supporting) African-American, 5 – 15 yo
  • Girl on Bike: (supporting) African-American, 10 – 12 yo
  • Altar Boy: (supporting) Caucasian, Must be 18 yo. Need to look young.
  • Prostitute: (supporting) Female, 18-35 yo
  • Pimp: (supporting) Male, 18-40 yo
  • Drunk Man: (supporting) Male, 25 – 45 yo
  • Iraq War Veteran: (supporting) Male, 30 – 40 yo
  • Veterans Wife: (supporting) Female, 20-30 yo
  • Child: (supporting) Male/Female, 10-12 yo
  • Extras: If you do not fit into one of these roles, please forward your headshot for an opportunity to be an extra.

Compensation:

These are not paid roles. Talent will receive credit and meals.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying, please email your headshots and resume to: mpidirectors@yahoo.com

NOTE: Please include either the role you are interested in or “Extras” in the subject line of your email.

“Dayplanner of the Dead” Casting for Zombie Comedy Film

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Casting Call for Zombie Extras

Dayplanner of the Dead

“Dayplanner of the Dead” is a zombie comedy that has already garnered media attention. This short film features Hollywood wardrobe and SFX artists as well as actors from the classic “Night of the Living Dead”. We are looking for zombie extras for Thursday, November 1 (an indoor shoot) and also for Saturday, October 27 (outdoor shoot; backup weather day 11/3) in Flint, MI.

Available Roles:

  • Zombie Extras: Male or female, open ethnicity. You will need to wear your own clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Your makeup will be done for you.

Compensation:

This a a non paying opportunity. Food will be provided.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying, please email your headshot, and resume to: dayplannerofthedead@gmail.com

“Misled” Extras Casting Call

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Casting Extras for Feature Film

Looking for extras for the drama feature film. “Misled”. All races are needed. We are looking for a variety of people that have unique characteristics. Filming is from the 1st of November to the 24th of November in Detroit and the surrounding areas. Extras would only be needed on set for a max of 2 days, more than likely 1 day.

Available Roles:

  • Woman between ages 20-50 at a few parties and clubs.
  • Men and Women between the ages of 20-30 that can easily be dressed as dirty and haggard. urban feel.
  • Woman ages 30-40 to play mothers to children between the ages of 6-9.
  • Looking for a select few children between the ages of 6-9.
  • Men between the ages of 20-50 that are Large in muscles and form.

Compensation:

Some roles are paid. Most are not paid.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying, please email your name, contact information and headshot to: Extras@NickolaAgency.com

NOTE: Please include “Misled” in the subject line of your email.