Film

Sanctuary

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Taylor Hildebrand
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
6047909041
Notes and Comments to Administrator: 

This is a short film shooting December 6th in North Burnaby. We are currently casting the lead.

Production Company or School: 
Teal Rhino Media
Director(s): 
Taylor Hildebrand
Casting Director(s): 
Taylor Hildebrand
Audition Location: 
Video Submission
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
North Burnaby
Compensation / Rates: 

$50 for the day. Copy of film for Reels. Likely Festival Run.

Synopsis: 
Todd is picks up a homeless man, Mark, off the street, bringing him back to his house. Mark is given a shower, bed and meal. Todd starts to act strange and shows his true colors. The short film will be around 10-12 minutes. It’s a Phycological Thriller.
Submission Instructions: 

Please reach out to [email protected] if you are interested in the role. We will send you the sides to self tape and send in by December 2nd.

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

We will be shooting with a skeleton crew. The location will be sanitized. The crew will be wearing Masks.

Audition Date(s): 
Final Date December 2nd
Character 1 Name: 
Mark
Character 1 Age: 
30-45
Character 1 Description: 
Mark was in the military for his young adult life. When getting back to civilian life, PTSD corrupted his relationships and job sending him to the streets. He has tried to put his life together again, but struggles. He is quiet but strong. He is smart but lost. The role will require a small stunt and a shirtless scene.
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
Sunday, December 6th
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Joyce

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Alinar Dapilos
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
867-445-7258
Production Company or School: 
InFocus Film School
Producer(s): 
Gerald Sze
Director(s): 
Alinar Dapilos
Casting Director(s): 
Alinar Dapilos
Audition Location: 
Zoom
Compensation / Rates: 

Non-paid
Meals will be provided.

Synopsis: 
“JOYCE” is a hip-hop dramatic short about a young, shy, Filipino nanny who fantasizes about being a famous rapper. While adjusting to her new home, she is blindsided by the sudden news of her father suffering a heart attack in the Philippines. Feeling lost and helpless, she begins to question her decision to leave her country while trying to find her place in her current one. The only place she truly feels at home is in her music.
Submission Instructions: 

Submit your headshot and acting resume to [email protected]

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

●Cast and crew are required to frequently wash their hands with soap and water.
●When in the office or on set, everyone must aim to maintain a 6-foot (2-metres) distance from other cast/crew members.
●Producers must provide the following to their set:○Disposable disinfecting wipes○Masks○Gloves○Sanitiser○Plenty of soap and water
●Commonly used surfaces should be wiped down before each use.
●Maintain consistency with crew positions (e.g. only camera operator will touch the camera).
●Minimize crew around the camera while the cast is on set.
●Avoid craft services, crew provides their own meals to ensure their own safety.
●Sets, props, wardrobe, workstations, and other commonly touched items should be disinfected frequently.
●Actors must always have a mask on when the camera is not rolling. If the camera does not see the actor's face then masks must be worn.
●No crew member should be near cast, unless they are part of the Hair, Make Up, Sound, or Wardrobe departments. Everyone should be masked and gloved when near talent.
●Prepping your set for covid:○Find a staging area.○Gear must be locked in a separate space (Max 2 occupancy).○Green room for actors only (can be outdoors).○Set up space outdoors for the crew to remain while not actively working.

Audition Date(s): 
December 1, 2
Character 1 Name: 
Joyce
Character 1 Age: 
20-25
Character 1 Description: 
Even though she is extremely shy, introverted, and soft-spoken, her primary desire is to be able to control a crowd of thousands of fans. She is new to Canada, a frequent daydreamer, and a skilled rapper... when no one is looking. *FILIPINO, MUST BE COMFORTABLE RAPPING AND ABLE TO SPEAK TAGALOG
Character 2 Age: 
30-35
Character 2 Name: 
Carol
Character 2 Description: 
A recent divorcée and single mother, Carol is a career-driven woman new to the real estate game. Looking to move on from her past, she is determined to start a fresh new life for her and her infant daughter.
Character 3 Name: 
Jason
Character 3 Age: 
18-22
Character 3 Description: 
Joyce’s younger brother, hardworking, responsible, and takes it upon himself to take his father’s place while he recovers from a heart attack. *FILIPINO, MUST BE ABLE TO SPEAK TAGALOG.
Character 4 Name: 
Jimmy
Character 4 Age: 
20-25
Character 4 Description: 
A passionate, charismatic and enthusiastic audio engineer. Runs Rabid Beats Productions alongside his partner SMITH. *SOME RAPPING INVOLVED
Character 5 Name: 
Smith
Character 5 Age: 
20-25
Character 5 Description: 
A chill, easy-going, and soft-spoken audio engineer. Runs Rabid Beats Productions alongside his partner JIMMY. *SOME RAPPING INVOLVED
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
December 12, 15-17 (4 Days)
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, December 2, 2020
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Zombie Family

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Fabian Aspell
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
5146062706
Production Company or School: 
Vancouver Film School
Producer(s): 
Fabian Aspell
Director(s): 
Ryan Meyer
Casting Director(s): 
Ryan Meyer
Audition Location: 
Self-tape
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
Vancouver, BC
Compensation / Rates: 

This is a volunteer project but Demo Reel Material will be provided and catering is covered by production

Synopsis: 
In a world inhabited entirely by zombies, zombies have returned to the lives they once lived as humans. A small zombie family lives out their traditional suburban life when they haphazardly discover a cure for their undead state, and the daughter is the first to becomes human again. After this cognitive change, the daughter struggles to turn her entire family back into humans. However, when her task has finally been fulfilled, the everyday mundane activities of the now human family, are not much different than before.
Submission Instructions: 

Please submit a current Headshot, Resume, and Self tape to ([email protected]). You will receive the script and further instructions after that.

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

All crew will wear face masks as well as face shields, actors wear face masks during blocking and the VFS provides a COVID TPA who's sole responsibility is to maintain guidelines.

Audition Date(s): 
November 27 - December 14th, 2020
Character 1 Name: 
Zombie Daughter
Character 1 Age: 
18 - 25
Character 1 Description: 
A typical disinterested teen girl zombified. Her world is turned upside down when she returns to life. She pleads with her family trying to convince them to give living a try and not eat her, which is harder than expected.
Character 2 Age: 
30 - 50
Character 2 Name: 
Zombie Mom
Character 2 Description: 
A loving mother who still loves her children while being dead, but it’s a hard toss up once her daughter is returned to life. It's difficult when choosing between live human flesh and your own daughter. In the end she chooses her family.
Character 3 Name: 
Zombie Dad
Character 3 Age: 
30 - 50
Character 3 Description: 
A tired hard-working dead father trying to keep meat on the table. He does his best to keep the family happy and together. He’s quite conflicted when it comes to becoming alive again.
Character 4 Name: 
Zombie Son
Character 4 Age: 
16 - 22
Character 4 Description: 
A self-absorbed young zombie boy. He argues with his sister and cares only about himself. Like his father, he’s against the idea of being alive again. Once he is forced to life he still only cares about himself.
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
Jan. 23, 2021 - Jan.24, 2021
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Character 3 Gender: 
Character 4 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Monday, December 14, 2020
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Derek's Big Break

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Tom Eley
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
(778) 697-0849
Production Company or School: 
Vancouver FIlm School
Producer(s): 
Thomas Eley
Director(s): 
Matues Cavalcanti
Casting Director(s): 
Thomas Eley
Audition Location: 
Online
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
Vancouver FIlm School, Film Production Campus, 142 Water Street
Compensation / Rates: 

Student project, no compensation will be offered, but we can provide some catering and craft service.

Synopsis: 
Another day in the office, everything is so predictable and boring, until we have a case of missing binder! Although Meghan is the one who needs it, it is really Derek Tective who takes the lead for the investigation, putting on his fedora and seeing the world with a film noir filter. Now it’s up to Derek to solve this case before annoying everyone else with his questions
Submission Instructions: 

Please email [email protected] with your self tapes.

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

Auditions will be held online due to COVID restrictions and cast on the day of shooting a required to bring a face mask and shield, please.

Audition Date(s): 
November 29th 2020
Character 1 Name: 
Derek
Character 1 Age: 
20-30
Character 1 Description: 
Growing up in not exactly something that he’s been through. Despite his age and his steady job as a security guard in an office, Derek isn’t like other adults. He hides his depression assuming a detective persona of a classic film noir, making everything around him assume the characteristics of this genre
Character 2 Age: 
25-35
Character 2 Name: 
Meghan
Character 2 Description: 
Reasonable, confident and hard worker. She is focused way too much in her professional life and have to deal with a stalker ex-boyfriend. Meghan’s not having fun in this “case” like Derek, she just wants to find her missing binder so she can keep working.
Character 3 Name: 
Paige
Character 3 Age: 
25-40
Character 3 Description: 
: A cute, motherly coworker of Meghan’s. She tries too hard to please people around her and avoid problems in general. She likes to give the impression everything is fine all the time but she’s only hiding the ugly truth to herself. She also bakes in her office as one of her methods to win people over, but little she knows that this habit might attract other kind of problems with other kind of animals.
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
10 December - 11 December
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Character 3 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Saturday, November 28, 2020
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

The One

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Gabriel Jacome Koblitz
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
2366686498
Production Company or School: 
Vancouver Film School
Producer(s): 
Gabriel Jacome Koblitz
Director(s): 
Gabriel Jacome Koblitz
Casting Director(s): 
Gabriel Jacome Koblitz
Audition Location: 
Online only
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
Vancouver BC
Compensation / Rates: 

this is a volunteer project

Synopsis: 
After stop having his pills, due to his rare illness. Francis finds out that his "illness" makes him read people’s minds. Eventually, he finds out some secrets about his life and now called powers, such as suffering experiments when he was a baby and his family's past. During his journey, Francis tries to understand his “powers” and grow as a human being, not making the same mistake his parents did.
Submission Instructions: 

Please submit your headshot and resume to [email protected]
You will receive a confirmation email with the script, that way you can send your audition tape to the same email.

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

This production is a student film, non-union, and strictly volunteer. All cast members will receive screen credit for their involvement.
Final rehearsals will be done by zoom meeting a week before shooting. Location production will run for a duration of 2 days. The actors and the crew has to wear masks at all times.

Audition Date(s): 
November 23 to December 1
Character 1 Name: 
Francis
Character 1 Age: 
19
Character 1 Description: 
A guy who is hunted by his past, extremely calm and caring. after some events he becomes cold-hearted and nervous
Character 2 Age: 
40
Character 2 Name: 
Travis
Character 2 Description: 
A caring dad who has a lot of weight on his shoulders
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
01.04.21 - 01.05.21
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Dinner For Two

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Emanuel Jemaneh
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
778-836-8905
Notes and Comments to Administrator: 

I am setting up a project for Vancouver Film School and are looking for actors for this shoot.

Production Company or School: 
Vancouver Film School
Producer(s): 
Emanuel Jemaneh
Director(s): 
Omar Benson
Casting Director(s): 
Emanuel Jemaneh & Omar Benson
Audition Location: 
Self Tape
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
Vancouver, BC
Compensation / Rates: 

This is a volunteer project but Demo Reel Material will be provided. Catering is covered by production.

Synopsis: 
Eva and Theo are two spies who worked together in the past. Eva has put together a lovely dinner together for the two of them to catch up and possibly re-connect… Only thing is that Eva holds a grudge from their last Job together and is plotting a revenge dinner to possibly kill Theo. Eva thinks Theo is unaware of this plan, but little is she unaware that Theo may know more then her after all. Someone won’t be leaving the dinner alive, but who will it be…?
Submission Instructions: 

Please submit a current Headshot, Resume, and Self tape to ([email protected]). You will receive the script and further instructions after that.

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

All crew will wear face masks, actors wear face masks during blocking and School provides a COVID TPA which sole responsibility is too maintain guidelines.

Audition Date(s): 
November 24 - December 12th, 2020
Character 1 Name: 
Eva
Character 1 Age: 
Late 20’s
Character 1 Description: 
She is an experienced spy who is out for vengeance against an old coworker/Lover, Theo. She is athletic, intelligent, elegant, seductive, and manipulative. (Must be comfortable with holding a dull prop knife, use of fake blood, and wearing a revealing dress. COVID protocols will be taken upon the crew but Eva and Theo will be in close proximity to one another with very little physical contact.)
Character 2 Age: 
Late 20’s
Character 2 Name: 
Theo
Character 2 Description: 
He's a highly trained spy, who’s come for dinner with an old coworker/lover, Eva. But he’s not here for the food or catching up… He’s charming, athletic, manipulative, and narcissistic. (Must be comfortable with holding a dull prop knife, use of fake blood, and COVID protocols will be taken upon the crew but Eva and Theo will be in close proximity to one another with very little physical contact.)
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
Jan.16th and Jan.17th, 2021
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Saturday, December 12, 2020
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Between The Gap

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Gabriele Maria
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
2366887979
Production Company or School: 
Vancouver Film School
Director(s): 
Gabriele Agnes
Casting Director(s): 
Gabriele Maria Agnes
Audition Location: 
Online-only
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
January 11, 2021
Compensation / Rates: 

This production is student film, non-union, and strictly volunteer.
All cast members will receive a screen credit for their involvement.

Synopsis: 
One day, old grandpa living alone having heart attack, but he didn't realize it. In that time his died wife coming to his house to taught him about life. When he comeback to real life, he noticed that his neighbour is nice person and really care about him, just having bad habit.
Submission Instructions: 

Contact me for audition script with your name and the character you are auditioning for, and also submit your video audition to [email protected]

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

- Location production will run for the duration of 2 days.
- In set all people should bring their own mask.
- Hand sanitizer will be prepared.
- If you have any Covid-19 symptoms, please email [email protected]

Audition Date(s): 
Nov 28-2, 2020
Character 1 Name: 
Benjamin
Character 1 Age: 
45-50
Character 1 Description: 
Mean looking grandfather, with sensitive personality. He also simple person that feels really lonely every time.
Character 2 Age: 
25-35
Character 2 Name: 
Nicole
Character 2 Description: 
Nicole is Benjamin’s death wife. A woman with really calm personality and really love her husband. Really simple looking style.
Character 3 Name: 
Chris
Character 3 Age: 
20-25
Character 3 Description: 
Respect older people, super chill, and kind. In the other hand, he is pretty noisy, dirty, and a little bit alcoholic.
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
January 10, 2021
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Character 3 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Sister Tribe

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Steeven K. Sampassa
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
8733548547
Production Company or School: 
Steeven K. Films
Director(s): 
Steeven K. Sampassa
Casting Director(s): 
Misia Lovegood
Audition Location: 
Online only
Shoot / Performance Location(s): 
Burnaby
Compensation / Rates: 

Will receive their pick of their strongest scene for Demo Reel and Imdb credit.

Synopsis: 
8 minute proof of concept short film. Supernatural, Drama, Horror. The lives of a dysfunctional couple is turned upside down when they welcome a mysterious runaway. .
Submission Instructions: 

Please send resume, head shot and reel(if applicable) to [email protected].

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

Mask, gloves hand sanitizers will be available for all participants. The number of cast and crew will be well under the covid guidelines for group gatherings.

if chosen please notify if there are any changes with your general health or any signs of symptoms.

Audition Date(s): 
Nov 26 -dec 14
Character 1 Name: 
SWEETS
Character 1 Age: 
Late 20's to 40's
Character 1 Description: 
A manipulative man with fits of anger, he's in the business of exploiting people for his own gains. He got the charisma of a cult leader and can't stand it when he's questioned, especially by women.
Character 2 Age: 
20's
Character 2 Name: 
Andrea
Character 2 Description: 
Picture a Juliette Lewis type character, shy and timid but isn't afraid to get mouthy. She's infatuated with SWEETS even though he's wrong for her but hasn't waken up to that reality yet.
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
Tentative January 4-5 2021
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Monday, December 14, 2020
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): 
TBA
Compensation / Rates: 

Volunteer, Completely Volunteer, although food and refreshments will be served.

Synopsis: 
DISCLAIMER: FILM TACKLES MATURE SUBJECTS - Even the most normal looking people, can be the most demented and deceiving.
Submission Instructions: 

Please submit to [email protected] your headshot, resume, and further details regarding your acting career. I will send instructions regarding the audition and what I require you to do. Thank You.

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

To ensure that everyone is safe during the production, the entire crew will be wearing masks and the cast will be wearing masks as well when not shooting. Props will also be sanitized every time.

This is a student film, so for those expecting a big production, this is not it, but if you are an actor/actress looking to expand their network and looking to really hone their craft, please feel free to shoot me an email. Good Luck.

Audition Date(s): 
November 23- December 3
Character 1 Name: 
Xavier
Character 1 Age: 
17-18
Character 1 Description: 
Xavier lives like a hermit, but he doesn't look like one. A quiet and easily annoyed teenager, like all of us. If you have been described as looking normal or ordinary this character might be for you. This is an emotionally unresponsive and cold individual.
Character 2 Age: 
17-18
Character 2 Name: 
Stanley
Character 2 Description: 
Energetic teenager, he cares about his friends and has a just moral code. He's a bit pushy at times but only because he cares about his friends.
Character 3 Name: 
KID
Character 3 Age: 
8-11
Character 3 Description: 
Innocent normal child
Shoot / Performance Date(s): 
TBA
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Character 3 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Thursday, December 3, 2020
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Daisy-Chain

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Akash Seam
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
6478983465
Production Company or School: 
Hardly Famous Productions
Producer(s): 
Sanjay Menon, Josh Adler
Director(s): 
Akash Seam
Casting Director(s): 
Sanjay Menon
Audition Location: 
online only
Compensation / Rates: 

Fixed flat fee

Submission Instructions: 

Please include headshot and demo reel. - [email protected] - Sides and Zoom link for auditions will be provided after submission

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

All stations will be provided with hand sanitizers and face masks, Masks will be mandatory for crew . Separate packed lunches will be provided for cast and crew alike.

Audition Date(s): 
Final date 13th december
Character 1 Name: 
Daisy
Character 1 Age: 
25-30
Character 1 Description: 
Small, vulnerable, and world weary; DAISY has seen better days. Now living by herself, she no longer partakes in any of the things that once interested her such as performing and community service. Instead now she confines herself to her apartment: staying in bed , re-watching the same old reruns and reheating the same frozen dinners.
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Sunday, December 13, 2020
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: