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Library PSA

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Thofiq Hussain
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
604-401-3084
Production Company or School: 
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Producer(s): 
Thofiq Hussain
Director(s): 
Piero Ciprian
Casting Director(s): 
Thofiq Hussain, Piero Ciprian, Brooke Jangula
Audition Location: 
No audition
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
TBD
Compensation / Rates: 

All rolls are voluntary, with no monetary compensation. Lunch money will be provided for the shooting day. An HD copy of the final commercial will be given.

Synopsis: 
Two siblings decide to go for a walk to the library. Once they arrive at the library, they utilize many of the sources that are given to them at the library. This includes reading books, working on a Word assignment in the computer area, printing that Word document in the printer area, and even researching through their reference collections. This will be shown through a montage sequence. In the end, the two brothers walk out of the library with a few books and they seem pleased with their experience.
Submission Instructions: 

Please email headshot, resume and demo reel (if available) to receive additional information and confirmation of role and location. ([email protected]). We would essentially like 2 actors who are in the same COVID Bubble.

Additional Comments & Safety Protocol (see help text below field): 

This 30 second PSA is to raise awareness of the various library resources available within the local libraries to youth. This PSA is produced as a training exercise for students, where BCIT Television students will be the Director, 1st AD, and D.O.P, with students taking all support positions on the crew. The PSA is Shot on Thursday, March 11th. All covid protocols will be strictly followed and enforced. There is a COVID plan in place to comply with the provincial and regional protocols

Audition Date(s): 
February 27
Character 1 Name: 
Shawn
Character 1 Age: 
13-20
Character 1 Description: 
Shawn and his sibling enjoy going out and doing things together. They are very close.
Character 2 Age: 
13-20
Character 2 Name: 
Logan
Character 2 Description: 
Logan is Shawn's sibling (Male or female). They very close and like spending time together.
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
March 11
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Saturday, February 27, 2021
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Eye Candy

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Anton Hing
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
7788395111
Production Company or School: 
Independent
Producer(s): 
Anton Hing
Director(s): 
Anton Hing
Casting Director(s): 
Anton Hing
Audition Location: 
Online Only
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
Richmond, BC
Compensation / Rates: 

It is completely volunteer, this crew is going to be really small.

Synopsis: 
A friend is interrupted during his "personal time" and we see the events that unfold during their interaction.
Submission Instructions: 

Please email to me your headshot and resume to [email protected], and I will send you specific details about auditions.

Additional Comments & Safety Protocol (see help text below field): 

Cast and crew will be wearing masks at all times except for cast when they're in front of the camera. Props will be sanitized after every take.

Audition Date(s): 
February 21- March 1
Character 1 Name: 
Stanley
Character 1 Age: 
17-20
Character 1 Description: 
Stanley is a 17-year-old teenager, he's an extrovert, a bit too extroverted. He's pushy in his intentions because he cares. I'm also looking for actors with good improvisation skills since some dialogue will be improvised.
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
TBA
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Monday, March 1, 2021
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Initialism MS

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Javier Escobar
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
7785127207
Notes and Comments to Administrator: 

Student film, unpaid.

Production Company or School: 
Capilano University
Producer(s): 
Manan Sachdeva
Director(s): 
Gurleen Kaur
Casting Director(s): 
Javier Escobar
Audition Location: 
Zoom
Compensation / Rates: 

Volunteer, unpaid.

Synopsis: 
May is a 21 year old artist staring into the void of an uncertain future, on the precipice of deep emotional change. She has lived the past seven years suspended in an unending limbo, her body in a state of rapid decay. Now, she is thrust on a journey of reflection and acceptance. past and present trauma are brought to the surface when she’s confronted by the possible diagnosis of M.S. a life sentence.
Submission Instructions: 

Send full name, headshot and resume to [email protected].

Additional Comments & Safety Protocol (see help text below field): 

Capilano University Student Productions follow strict COVID-19 protocols including: Daily Health check-ins, increased cleaning and sanitization practices, masks worn at all times in indoor spaces and additional face shields when physical distancing is not possible between crew members.

Audition Date(s): 
Feb 23-25
Character 1 Name: 
Adrian Earnst
Character 1 Age: 
20-30
Character 1 Description: 
(POC) Adrian is the emotional core of the story. Throughout his life, Adrian has been independent, pursuing arts as a career. Having moved from a foreign country for higher education, adjusting to life in Vancouver has been difficult for him. Adrian and May go to the same school and met in an elective class they were both taking together. Adrian and May have been together for 2 years now and is May’s biggest emotional supporter. Adrian is who grounds May, he’s her rock when things get rough and doesn’t let her give up when she feels like she can’t go on. He’s more than May’s support, he’s his own person who struggles with being in a relationship with a partner with chronic pain.
Character 2 Age: 
40-60
Character 2 Name: 
Dr. Neil
Character 2 Description: 
(Caucasian) A doctor who has been practicing medicine for years. He is the first doctor that May sees and is invalidated and discredited by him when May tells him about her pain increasing. His experience makes him think he is always right.
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
March 5th-7th
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Mirror's Image

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Jenelle Hagerman
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
7789866146
Production Company or School: 
Independent
Casting Director(s): 
Jenelle Hagerman
Audition Location: 
Online Via Zoom Meeting
Compensation / Rates: 

Volunteer

Synopsis: 
Grace, once a vibrant and passionate screenwriter, has fallen apart during the COVID 19 pandemic. When an equally disheveled version of herself shows up at her door, Grace cleans her up in an attempt to get her to go back. In doing so, she is pushed to re-learn how to take care of herself.
Submission Instructions: 

Please submit headshots and short bio of previous acting experience, if applicable. - [email protected]

Additional Comments & Safety Protocol (see help text below field): 

All Covid-19 protocols will be in place, we have a COVID-19 safety plan to comply with provincial and regional protocols.

Audition Date(s): 
February 26th
Character 1 Name: 
Grace
Character 1 Age: 
20-26
Character 1 Description: 
Female, mid-twenties
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

The Oracle

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Maria Castro
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
604-396-5824
Production Company or School: 
Vancouver Film School
Producer(s): 
Maria Castro
Director(s): 
Sydney Dargent
Casting Director(s): 
Maria Castro
Audition Location: 
Zoom Online
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
Downtown Vancouver
Compensation / Rates: 

Volunteer Project.

Synopsis: 
"The Oracle" follows an older, well-meaning fortune teller. She receives a letter from a concerned friend of a young man names Desmond. The letter begs the Oracle for help. It implores advice on Desmond; he hasn't reached out to any of his loved ones but they know he is struggling. Just as she finishes the letter someone walks in, Desmond. The Oracle thinks she knows just what to do. She gives him a tarot card reading. The cards all reflect what was in the letter, Desmond needs o reach out and realize he's not as alone as he thinks. He stubbornly disagrees and The Oracle is forced to show him the letter as the proof, sometimes people don't believe. As he reads the letter Desmond realizes he is not along and needs to open up. But one thing is off; the letter is not about him. It's about about another man named Desmond. The Oracle is surprised and bit thrown off by the revelation. Desmond thanks and leaves as another man walks in. The Oracle greets him as Desmond and asks him to sit down with her and the already laid out tarot cards.
Submission Instructions: 

Please send us your headshot, portfolio and resume. We will send you the sides for self tapes after we get the mail from you. - [email protected]

Additional Comments & Safety Protocol (see help text below field): 

We use face masks and shields on set. We have Covid Supervisor on set who makes sure physical distancing is followed and takes care of giving hand sanitizer to the crew. We eat lunch physically distanced least by 6 feet. We have a Covid Safety Protocol approved by Act Safe.

Audition Date(s): 
19th February, 2021 - 25th February, 2021
Character 1 Name: 
The Oracle
Character 1 Age: 
53 - 65
Character 1 Description: 
(LEAD) An older comforting woman, a tarot card reader, warm and friendly, wise. She gives Desmond Elmora comfort and advice regarding his problems. She thinks she has every situation under control.
Character 2 Age: 
20 - 27
Character 2 Name: 
Desmond Elmora
Character 2 Description: 
(LEAD) Anxious, in need of some reassurance, young and slightly naive, can overhand shuffle cards and keep certain cards in the same spot. Has been going through a rough patch in his life and doesn’t think he can ask for support.
Character 3 Name: 
Desmond Leroux
Character 3 Age: 
30 - 35
Character 3 Description: 
(BIT PART) Surprised, weathered, nervous. Needs some guidance from the oracle as he has also been having a rough time.
Character 4 Name: 
Concerned Friend
Character 4 Age: 
25 - 35
Character 4 Description: 
(VO ONLY) loving, caring, a bit of a jokester. Wants nothing but the best for his friends.
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
8th March, 2021
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Character 3 Gender: 
Character 4 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Van Cha

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Maria Castro
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
6043965824
Production Company or School: 
Vancouver Film School
Producer(s): 
Maria Castro
Director(s): 
Rico Espinoza
Casting Director(s): 
Maria Castro
Audition Location: 
Online-Only
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
Downtown Vancouver
Compensation / Rates: 

-No monetary compensation -
Crafty and catering will be provided.
Single page credit at the end of the film.
Footage for demo reel.

Synopsis: 
Van Cha is a hight concept that explores the journey and growth of a young Chinese woman into a strong and determined adult, steeped in traditional culture. The taste of tea goes from sweet to bitter, as life does as well, when we learn to understand the world around us.
Submission Instructions: 

Please submit headshot and demo reel to [email protected]

Additional Comments & Safety Protocol (see help text below field): 

We have a COVID-19 safety plan to comply with provincial and regional protocols. Also, we will have on set a Covid supervisor to make sure all protocols are been followed.

Audition Date(s): 
February 18th to February 25th, 2021
Character 1 Name: 
Spring
Character 1 Age: 
15-20
Character 1 Description: 
Young and excited, but reserved and dignified, SPRING is practicing a traditional Chinese tea ceremony with respect and poise.
Character 2 Age: 
20-25
Character 2 Name: 
Summer
Character 2 Description: 
Summer is depicted as the journey into adulthood, discovery of knowledge and hope for the future. Summer is seen playing a traditional Chinese instrument before retiring to read a bamboo book.
Character 3 Name: 
Autumn
Character 3 Age: 
30-35
Character 3 Description: 
Autumn is discovery of the self and of romance. Autumn is seen performing a soft movement piece with paper umbrellas, ancient robes, and red maple leaves.
Character 4 Name: 
Winter
Character 4 Age: 
40-50
Character 4 Description: 
Winter depicts determination, strength of character and energy. Performing a powerful movement piece signifying the ambition to break new ground and embrace life.
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
March 12th, 2021
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Character 3 Gender: 
Character 4 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Project: Dark Knight

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Andrew Knickerbocker
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
2502161399
Production Company or School: 
BCIT
Producer(s): 
Andrew Knickerbocker
Casting Director(s): 
Andrew Knickerbocker
Audition Location: 
online-only
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
BCIT SE10 Studio 1
Compensation / Rates: 

A meal will be provided

Synopsis: 
We will be re-creating the scene from the Dark knight where the Joker is interrogated. It will be about 1 minute of screen time, https://youtu.be/X7LsBMA-rKg This youtube link is the scene that we will be shooting.
Submission Instructions: 

Please send resume and demo reel - [email protected]

Additional Comments & Safety Protocol (see help text below field): 

All covid safety protocols are in effect. Masks are required, only during the shoot masks will not be required. All sets and equipment are sanitized

Audition Date(s): 
February 15-24
Character 1 Name: 
Joker
Character 1 Age: 
20-40
Character 1 Description: 
Joker from the Dark Knight
Character 2 Age: 
20-40
Character 2 Name: 
Interrogator
Character 2 Description: 
Interrogator from the Dark Knight
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
February 26, 2021
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

One Too Many

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Thomas Eley
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
6043961827
Production Company or School: 
Vancouver Film School
Producer(s): 
Thomas Eley
Director(s): 
Zohar Talmi
Casting Director(s): 
Thomas Eley
Audition Location: 
Zoom
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
Vancouver City Center
Compensation / Rates: 

This is a student project.

Synopsis: 
Drama where we follow Alex, a man on holiday with his friends Christine and Ben, from Seattle. They have just wrapped up a trip through Europe and have made their way to Vancouver. As Ben and Christine go outside of a smoke, Alex is asked to answer a text from Ben’s mother. After doing his duty, and fending off the advances of Misty, one of the patrons at the bar. Alex's curiosity gets the best of him, and pry’s deeper into his friends’ phone. While his world crumbles he is given a chance to escape by the waitress Nicole, who had taken an interest in Alex’s group, by offering him Cocaine. After taking the lines, the switch from the quiet, unassuming guy to the man who will not back down, even if he might be in the wrong comes to life.
Submission Instructions: 

Please submit a headshot, resume, and a self-tape to [email protected].

Additional Comments & Safety Protocol (see help text below field): 

COVID 19 Protocols to be followed on set at all times, face shields, masks, and hand sanitizer provided by production.

Audition Date(s): 
03/16/2021
Character 1 Name: 
Alex
Character 1 Age: 
20-26
Character 1 Description: 
Alex is the type of guy that makes a pact and sticks with it, even if it means having to put aside feelings for his friend Christine who, he has always had feelings for. He is is a quiet young man, who after discovering that his friends have broken their oaths of friendship and have started to date, this will lead Alex to decide the nice guy act once and for all and do the sh*t hits the fan. He is the guy in the group of friends that puts loyalty above all else and is happy to live out his days as member of the tribe, however, his actions through the course of the night will lead to the end of the group of friends and leave Alex alone, with no one but the girls number he got after doing cocaine with her in the bathroom.
Character 2 Age: 
20-26
Character 2 Name: 
Nicole
Character 2 Description: 
Nicole is the girl that you should not introduce to your mother, but you will probably do it anyway. She is a cunning lady who know what she wants and does not really have time to fu*k around. She is bought into Alex’s world, just at the right time. Her carefree life and attitude a stark difference between herself her and Alex, she unlike him is not hiding or trying to fill the void, but merely just be herself and have a bit of fun along the way.
Character 3 Name: 
Ben
Character 3 Age: 
20-26
Character 3 Description: 
Alex’s best friend, along with Christine, had an unbreakable pact, and Ben for intents and purposes wanted to keep but life happens, and people fall for each other. He never intends to hurts his friends and wants what is best for them but is not one to push over and will fight back when confronted.
Character 4 Name: 
Christine
Character 4 Age: 
20-26
Character 4 Description: 
The third in the pact, she takes as good as she gets and is not afraid to speak her mind. Christine loves both her friends but has started to have romantic for Ben. She is one of the boys and likes to have fun but is looking toward the future and wants to move in with Ben.
Character 5 Name: 
Misty
Character 5 Age: 
26-30
Character 5 Description: 
Misty the rocker girl, at the bar, knows what she wants and is not afraid to get what she wants. She shows and interest in Alex but is swiftly rejected. She is the type of person that still believes in Santa at 23.
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
04/07/2021 - 04/10/2021
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Character 3 Gender: 
Character 4 Gender: 
Character 5 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Sunflower

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Rain Marie Hoff
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
3065135790
Production Company or School: 
Vancouver Film School
Producer(s): 
Kyle Hansen
Director(s): 
Rain Hoff
Casting Director(s): 
Rain Hoff
Audition Location: 
Online-only
Compensation / Rates: 

Credits

Synopsis: 
Orla is a young witch who bumps into Bex while bringing home gardening items. Orla and Bex begin to develop feelings for each other as they spend more time together. Orla worry’s Bex won't accept her magick side but, when Bex accidentally catches Orla using her powers Bex proves her otherwise.
Submission Instructions: 

Please Email Headshot, Resume & demo reel to [email protected].

Additional Comments & Safety Protocol (see help text below field): 

We have a COVID-19 safety plan in place at all times during shoot. All cast and crew will be required to wear masks, until we are going for a take then the actors are able to remove their masks. There will be several sanitization stations set up at every location. As there is intimate scenes the two actresses must be in the same social bubble such as a couple or roommates.

Audition Date(s): 
February 16th - March 3rd
Character 1 Name: 
Orla
Character 1 Age: 
20s
Character 1 Description: 
Self conscious, ethereal, with a cottagecore aesthetic, Orla is a witch who meets Bex and is instantly taken by her. She is very hesitant to reveal her true feelings and powers, fearing rejection. Not believing herself worthy of love, she second guesses the budding relationship presenting itself in front of her. Not confident that Bex will accept her true Wicca nature, Orla struggles to determine if being truthful is worth risking what they have. When she is forced to face her fear and tell Bex that she is a witch she is surprised that Bex takes it as a positive rather than a negative. MUST be in the same bubble as other actress
Character 2 Age: 
20s
Character 2 Name: 
Bex
Character 2 Description: 
Outgoing and accepting, with an earthy nature, Bex is comfortable with herself and who she is, inspiring those around her to do so as well. She feels herself drawn to Orla, sensing she is different from other people. She is chronically forgetful and it makes her seem flakey from time to time, which can unintentionally make those around her think she doesn’t care. When she learns about Orla’s secret she is surprised but that doesn’t change how she feels for Orla. MUST be in the same bubble as other actress
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

In Sickness & In Health

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Mandy Kwan
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
604-600-5885
Production Company or School: 
BCIT Television & Video Production
Producer(s): 
Mandy Kwan
Director(s): 
Nathaniel Sese
Casting Director(s): 
Nathaniel Sese & Mandy Kwan
Audition Location: 
Online - Zoom Calls & Self-Tapes
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
Langley
Compensation / Rates: 

There is no guaranteed monetary compensation. You will be reimbursed for your meals and receive a copy of the film for your demo reel.

Synopsis: 
During lockdown, a couple’s relationship is tested when one of them comes down with COVID-19 symptoms.
Submission Instructions: 

Please email us at [email protected] with your headshot, resume, and availability (and demo reel f you have one) to arrange an audition or self-tape.

Additional Comments & Safety Protocol (see help text below field): 

- We are only looking for actors in the SAME BUBBLE for Jade and Markus, as those characters will be in close contact with one another. Must be comfortable with light PDA (holding hands, leaning in close, sitting close together.)
- The safety of our cast and crew is our top priority. “In Sickness and In Health” will be implementing a multitude of safety measures including social distancing, wearing masks at all times, having hand sanitiser and cleaning supplies available, and frequently cleaning surfaces and equipment. We have a comprehensive COVID-19 Safety Plan developed with BCIT’s Occupational Health and Safety department. Let us know if you would like to see it.
- This film takes place during our current situation, so you would be wearing masks during some scenes.
- Please only apply if you live in Metro Vancouver, we do not support travelling between different British Columbian regions for this film.
- "In Sickness & In Health" is a drama and will have a runtime of around 10 minutes.

Audition Date(s): 
Thursday, February 25th, 2021, & Friday, February 26th, 2021
Character 1 Name: 
Jade
Character 1 Age: 
Early to Mid 20s
Character 1 Description: 
Open Ethnicity. Jade is an artist who works from home, running her small business. She follows her heart and what she believes is right. Jade is loving until her moral lines are crossed, and just wants what’s best for Markus.
Character 2 Age: 
Mid to Late 20s
Character 2 Name: 
Markus
Character 2 Description: 
Open Ethnicity. Markus works a typical 9-5. He is used to being in control, having everything go his way and according to plan. He is kind, but also very stubborn. He is looking forward to proposing to Jade, but things go awry.
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 to Thursday, March 25th, 2021
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: