Archive for the ‘Movie Filming Locations’ Category

Venue Search and Male Child Actor Casting

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Lee Martin’s The Midnight Hour

Lee Martin's The Midnight Hour Casting

The cable TV series, “Lee Martin’s The Midnight Hour,” has a fill-in opportunity for a male child actor. Talent will be needed on set Saturday & Sunday, November 10 & 11 from 10am-10pm both days in metro Detroit. The series is also looking for a home in the metro Detroit area (1,500 sq. ft. +) on a quiet street to shoot this episode.

Available Roles:

  • Child Actor: (Male, ages 9-11) Must be able to memorize lines verbatim and give a natural, unaffected delivery.

Venue Search:

  • Home: (1,500 sq. ft. +) in the metro Detroit area on a quiet street in which to film on November 10 and 11 from 10am-10pm both days. Residents do not need to vacate the home for filming and no changes to home will be made by crew. We provide “the producers wish to thank…” IMDb credit (TV series) as well as acknowledgment in closing titles. This is an unpaid participation.


We provide IMDb credit (TV series), TV exposure and hot lunches both days. This is an unpaid gig.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying, please email your headshot, resume and link (not an attachment) to your online monologue to:

NOTE: Serious/reliable ONLY need apply.

“GREY SKIES” Film Location Search – BusyB Productions

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Short Film House Location Search

BusyB Productions, LLC is getting ready to shoot their short film entitled “GREY SKIES”. They are looking for the following metro Detroit location:


  • Exterior: PORCH (1 Half Day Shoot)
  • Interior: 2 BATHROOMS, BEDROOM, HOME OFFICE, KITCHEN, NURSERY (2 Day Shooting, if 1 house)

NOTE: We are willing to use multiple home locations to create the house for the film.


To be determined.

How to Apply:

For consideration and more details please e-mail photos of both the house and rooms to:

“I Remember Yesterday” Extras Casting, Locations & Props

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Extras Casting for “I Remember Yesterday”

"I Remember Yesterday" Extras Casting Call

“I Remember Yesterday” is looking for locations, props and extras with WW2 era military and civilian dress. A crucial scene among others involves recruits boarding a troop train. A few 1944-older vehicles are being sought as well.

There are roles for modern-day dress as well so don’t hold back if you are at all interested. There is a need for BOTH 1940s and 2000s wardrobe and bodies to fill them.

About the Film:

This project is filming Aug 28-Sept 10 in the vicinity of Belleville, Michigan and is a community-made film being done with the cooperation of Van Buren Township’s September Days senior center.

Locations & Props:

  • A Hospital
  • A Doctor’s Office
  • A Cemetery
  • A Train Station with a 1940s Train
  • A Restaurant
  • Airport Baggage Claim Area
  • A History Museum
  • Nancy’s House with yard
  • Mary’s House with front yard
  • A 1930s Style Diners
  • A 1940s Assembly Line Factory
  • 1930s and 1940s Clothing
  • WW2 Uniforms for soldiers
  • Nancy’s Car
  • A black/brown WW2 Military Car


It is a NON-PROFIT film so there are no paid positions, however it is a community project in need of film-friendly locations within reasonable range of Belleville, props, volunteers, and historic vehicles which are everywhere in Michigan. I am a volunteer above all else, and so I’m spreading word of this need. Please do likewise and ask around for leads that they can use.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying as an extra for this film please visit and complete the registration form.

If you would like to submit a location or prop suggestion, please send an email to:

House Needed for Feature Film in September 2010 (Grand Rapids, MI)

Thursday, August 19th, 2010


We are looking for a upscale house to shoot scenes in for our upcoming feature film. The house location needs to be within 30 minutes from downtown Grand Rapids.

  • The house should have APPROX. 7000 sq. feet or greater
  • Impressive drive up from the street
  • Separate Guest quarters
  • A Swimming pool
  • Upstairs master bedroom with functional balcony Spacious living room Open floor plan kitchen-perhaps w/island Nicely landscaped grounds Style of decor which is not heavily skewed too provincial, early american or too contemporary-modern.

About the Shoot:

They would shoot over 2-1/2 weeks (12-13 days) 5 day weeks -10-12 hour days We will probably need 2-3 prep days We would want to park production trailers and trucks within the grounds–if possible.

We imagine principal photography to begin on or about Sept. 9th and end Sept. 24th.


Please send ideas to .

“I Remember Yesterday” Casting Call for Actors & Crew (Belleville, MI)

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Movie Casting & Crew Call

I Remember Yesterday Movie Casting

“I Remember Yesterday” is short film about Mary Lapinsky, who has seen a lot in her life. Born in 1921, she was in her 20s when the world was at war. Since then, our society has gone through a lot of changes. Now, Mary is almost 90 years old. Although she vividly remembers her early days, she seems to forget what is going on around her and does have difficulties participating in present day activities. Her body does not seem to be connected to her mind. We usually call this state “dementia”.

With our movie we want to honor those people, who have contributed to making this country what it is today. And, at the same time, we try to relate our audience to how these men and women might feel nowadays.

Character Roles:

  • Mary Lapinsky – in her early 20s
    Should look like a younger Version of our “90-yr-old” Mary Lapinsky (who is about to be selected on Wed. 8/11) Polish ancestry, therefore a rather polish look is prefered! Acting skills are required!
  • Nancy – in her 40s (Mary’s Caregiver)
    Nancy is Mary’s Granddaughter and is taking Care of her on a regular Basis. Should have a nice apearance and personality, be a caring nature and be savvy of living in the 21st century. Acting skills are required!
  • John – in his 20s (Mary’s husband)
    A young man, who’s apperance is appropriate to the 30s/40s,handsome, Polish ancestry as well, should have acting skills!
  • Johnny – 1-3 years old (Mary’s son)
    A child, that is not shy of hanging out around strangers in front of a camera!
  • A Pastor who is able to perform an impressive speech in front of a large audience
  • A Delivery Man, who is submitting a telegram.
  • Seniors at the Senior Center – Mary’s friends
  • Tom – in his 40s (Nancy’s Husband)
    Does not have any Lines.


  • Children at a Birthday Party (5-7 years)
  • Travelers and Passengers at the Airport
  • Pedestrians in a Park
  • Guests at a Restaurant
  • Patients in the Waiting Room
  • Seniors at the Senior Center
  • Pedestrians in a crowded and busy street
  • Women working at a Factory
  • Guests at a 1930s Diner
  • Visitors at a 1940s Funeral
  • Honor Guards at a 1940s Funeral
  • WW2 Soldiers and their Wives and Kids in the 1940s


  • Grips
  • Gaffers
  • Music production
  • Production Manager
  • Lighting
  • Sound
  • Costumes
  • Hair & Make-up

Locations & Props:

  • A Hospital
  • A Doctor’s Office
  • A Cemetery
  • A Train Station with a 1940s Train
  • A Restaurant
  • Airport Baggage Claim Area
  • A History Museum
  • Nancy’s House with yard
  • Mary’s House with front yard
  • A 1930s Style Diners
  • A 1940s Assembly Line Factory
  • 1930s and 1940s Clothing
  • WW2 Uniforms for soldiers
  • Nancy’s Car
  • A black/brown WW2 Military Car

How to Apply:

This casting is closed. We would like to thank everyone who applied.

Extras casting is still open. Details on how to apply as an extra can be found here.

“Playback” Location Search for Houses (Grand Rapids, MI)

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Michigan Feature Film Location Scouting

“Playback” is scouting house locations to use for filming in Grand Rapids, MI.  

House Descriptions:

Deedee and Briannas House – Suburban and tidy.
Must include these things:
Living Room
Bathroom-in hall
Pool/Deck(party scene)
Deedee bedroom, and bathroom
Brianna’s room

Lyon House – Ranch style, seedy, unkempt
Must include these things:
Computer room-where Lyons sits at his comp

Miller House – Small but well maintained split-level home
Must include these things:

Riley House
Must include these things:

Quinn House – For this house let’s just start chatting with people that are film friendly.

How to Apply:

If you would like your house to be considered for this film please email Jared Rummel at

Farm House for Rent Needed for Film (Metro Detroit, MI)

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

Movie House Rentals

White, two story farmhouse needed for a motion picture filming in late July and August. Farmhouse needs to be set on one or more acres of land and should have one or more barns. The production company will need unlimited access to the interior and exterior throughout the month of August.


We have a set rental fee of $ 2000.


To be considered, send your farmhouse photos and description to