Film

Calamity Jane

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Gabriella Alonso
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
778 378 7423
Production Company or School: 
Dream Big Productions (Templeton Secondary)
Producer(s): 
Corin Browne
Director(s): 
Claire Dooley
Casting Director(s): 
Gabriella Alonso
Audition Location: 
Templeton Secondary School
Shoot / Perf. Location(s): 
East Vancouver
Compensation / Rates: 

Video footage for demo-reel // Craft services on set

Synopsis: 
Jane is a 16 year old girl who has lots of trouble connecting with people. She suffers from debilitating social anxiety and hallucinations of her fears coming to life and all she wants is a friend. She ends up meeting Frances, who seems to be the coolest girl in the world. Jane adores her from the moment they meet and they form a powerful and strong bond. Frances teaches Jane to let go of her fears and everything is easier when Frances is around. Unfortunately, Frances is forced to move away, cutting the time that they could have spent together short. However, Jane has learned how to experience the world around her to the fullest extent and will never forget the time they spent together.
Submission Instructions: 

Please send all audition requests and/or self tapes to tempdreambig@gmail.com before November 21st, the first audition date.

Audition Date(s): 
November 21st and 22nd
Character 1 Name: 
Jane
Character 1 Age: 
16
Character 1 Description: 
Jane constantly deals with vivid hallucinations relating to her social anxiety and because of it can’t connect with the world around her. People freak her out, even though she yearns to find lasting friendship.Then, she meets Frances, who pulls her into a world of confidence, risk, and release. Not only that, but she finally finds the friendship she has always been looking for, and maybe even love. Unfortunately, the time they have together is short lived, as Frances is forced to move to Toronto a few weeks after they meet. Even so, Jane has found her place in the world.
Character 2 Age: 
16
Character 2 Name: 
Frances
Character 2 Description: 
Frances is a badass who isn’t afraid of anyone. She wears chunky boots, listens to banging music, and has no trouble asking strangers for lunch money. Simply put, she radiates cool. Then, she meets Jane. Frances forces Jane to break out of her comfort zone for the first time in a long time by forming a wild, racing friendship with her. They have a few short weeks together until Frances is told by her mother that she is moving to Toronto and they are forced to part ways.
Shoot / Perf. Date(s): 
Rehearsal: December 3rd and 5th // Shoot: December 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Bear the Unbearable

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Heeyoung Chung
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
778 882 1593
Notes and Comments to Administrator: 

Could you please upload my post at the top of the list? Last time I re-posted and it was listed at the bottom so I didn't get any submissions. I really need to get an actor as soon as possible. Thank you so much!

Production Company or School: 
Emily Carr University of Art+Design
Director(s): 
Heeyoung Chung
Casting Director(s): 
Heeyoung Chung
Audition Location: 
Emily Carr University of Art+Design
Shoot / Perf. Location(s): 
328 West 44th Avenue, Vancouver / Emily Carr University
Compensation / Rates: 

Student project, non-paying but food will be provided

Synopsis: 
Mom is planning to do her revenge to the man who killed her son, Demian. Meanwhile, Demian keeps coming to his mom's and younger brother's dream to see if they are doing okay without him. Genre: Black comedy
Submission Instructions: 

Please send your resume and your photo. - jheey93@gmail.com

Audition Date(s): 
Nov 17, 2019
Character 1 Name: 
Demian
Character 1 Age: 
20-26
Character 1 Description: 
An older son of Mom, who was a reliable and responsible son to his mom and his brother. He get killed by Frank, who was drunk while he was driving and accidentally hit Demian. But Demian doesn't want to pay him back for his death nor his mom to do a revenge for him. He just wants his family to live normally without him.
Shoot / Perf. Date(s): 
Nov 24, 2019 - Nov 26, 2019
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Inhale & exhale

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Nika Haibodi
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
7788687266
Notes and Comments to Administrator: 

I recently graduated from acting school and would like to shoot a short film about drug addiction,called ‘inhale and exhale’, I have auditioned and been in films myself and now I am directing this one. I find most of my auditions here,so I thought it would be good to find legit and honest actors on this website. My name is Nika Haibodi and I am twenty three years old, my films do not have nudity or bring any drug related substances on set. and I do not ever ask actors or actresses to take on roles they are not able to cope with! I can send you guys my resume and movies,in case needed. I have graduated from three colleges in my city and have asked the head office,if I can borrow one of the rooms and shoot there l,or borrow a real hospital room!

Production Company or School: 
Cryptex studios
Producer(s): 
Nika Haibodi
Director(s): 
Nika haibodi
Casting Director(s): 
Nika Haibodi
Audition Location: 
Online-only
Shoot / Perf. Location(s): 
Downtown Vancouver
Compensation / Rates: 

Volunteer

Synopsis: 
About a brother and a sister who end having to spend their Friday night in the emergency room due to the brother smoking weed and having to finally face the negative consequences at a young age. Their parents happen to be away on a short holiday,so it’s up the sister to keep calm and help her brother back to health.
Submission Instructions: 

Please record a short self take tape of yourself doing a small monologue of your choice. Cryptexstudios@yahoo.com

Additional Comments: 

I will explain the script further in detail once I actually choose the castings. We might shoot in one of my previous colleges, but I am waiting for a response from the head office. The movie will end up on social media for film critiques and other students to view for educational purposes, regarding drugs!

Audition Date(s): 
14 November
Character 1 Name: 
Sarah
Character 1 Age: 
20-26
Character 1 Description: 
A young and wise girl,she is very sure of herself,takes care of her health and adores her family,specifically her brother and is keen to get him back on his feet and healthy. She is very outgoing and at the same time very reflective for her age.
Character 2 Age: 
28-32
Character 2 Name: 
Allen
Character 2 Description: 
Extremely kind hearted,a little careless about his future and is addicted to smoking and drinking. He has a fun and charismatic personality,but his addiction is leading him to lose the people he cares about the most in his life.
Character 3 Name: 
Doctor
Character 3 Age: 
25-35
Character 3 Description: 
Very caring and stern at the same time. He/she takes their job very seriously and does not appreciate when the paitient does not follow what is expected of them. She/he is very experienced and has been in the field for some time now and nothing her/his heart more than having to deal with young adults or teens who are dealing with problems such as drugs,she/he views it as self-harm and does not tolerate excuses.
Shoot / Perf. Date(s): 
TBD
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Character 3 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Requiem

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Ethaniel Tan
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
604-652-7471
Production Company or School: 
Independent
Producer(s): 
Ethaniel Tan, Jack Bradley
Director(s): 
Ethaniel Tan
Casting Director(s): 
Ethaniel Tan
Audition Location: 
Online-Only
Shoot / Perf. Location(s): 
Richmond BC
Compensation / Rates: 

This is entirely a volunteer passion project, and as such, will be unpaid.

Synopsis: 
Requiem tells the story of a young man in his mid 20's, who, after the death of his younger brother, goes down a dark path, hoping to finally come to terms and make peace with the fact that his brother is gone. The story seeks to tell the story of losing someone, and dealing with the intense emotions of guilt, regret, depression and anger.
Submission Instructions: 

Please submit your audition to film.requiem@gmail.com. In your email, please include your resume, headshot, and if possible, a demo reel.

Additional Comments: 

Note: This is entirely a volunteer passion project, unassociated with the union.

Audition Date(s): 
Nov. 08. 2019 - Nov. 16. 2019
Character 1 Name: 
Matthew
Character 1 Age: 
10-12
Character 1 Description: 
Matthew is the main character's deceased younger brother. He is about 10-12, and is very innocent and endearing in his appearance. Should be very expressive, and be able to express a range of emotions.
Shoot / Perf. Date(s): 
Range: Nov. 11. 2019 - Nov. 23. 2019
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Friday, November 15, 2019
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

The City Manager Episode 1: Diversion

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Tracy Samra
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
236-688-3402
Production Company or School: 
Langara Digital Film Program
Producer(s): 
Tracy Samra
Director(s): 
Tracy Samra
Casting Director(s): 
Sabrina Grover
Audition Location: 
Langara Continuing Studies Campus, Suite L-4 - 601 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC
Shoot / Perf. Location(s): 
Vancouver
Compensation / Rates: 

$20 per Actor to cover transportation costs if cast.

Synopsis: 
While the Millennials on Council are taking bold steps to launch their progressive change agenda, Sarah, their new employee recruit, is forced to navigate the Establishment’s swampy ways.
Submission Instructions: 

Please provide 3 preferred audition dates and time. Auditions will be held between 10 AM and 8 PM. samra.tracy@gmail.com

Additional Comments: 

Will cast in the following groups based on same category audition:

Millenials: Councillor Jennifer, Sarah and Councillor Kayla
Boomers: Mayor John, Councillor Robert
Gen X: Officer Mark, Prosecutor David

Audition Date(s): 
November 12, 13, and 14 2019
Character 1 Name: 
Councillor Jennifer
Character 1 Age: 
Millenial 25 to 35
Character 1 Description: 
Lead Actor Jennifer, a former top 30 under 30 business woman and woman's advocate, is leading the wave of change.
Character 2 Age: 
Millenial 25 t o35
Character 2 Name: 
Sarah
Character 2 Description: 
Lead Actor Sarah, an educated career woman, has already proven herself as a management change agent. Preferred Indigenous ancestry or visible minority.
Character 3 Name: 
Councillor Robert
Character 3 Age: 
Boomers 50+
Character 3 Description: 
Lead Actor Councillor Mark is a conservative businessman, prepared to do whatever it takes to keep power.
Character 4 Name: 
Mayor John
Character 4 Age: 
Boomer 50+
Character 4 Description: 
Lead Actor Mayor John is a blue collar union man, used to being in charge and doing this his way.
Character 5 Name: 
Prosecutor David
Character 5 Age: 
Gen X 35 to 45
Character 5 Description: 
Prosecutor David is known as a fair and ethical Prosecutor (visible minority preferred).
Additional Characters: 

Millennial: Councillor Kayla, a community organizer, is unapologetic for challenging the status quo.
Gen X: Officer Mark, an old school cop, aligned closely with the Mayor.

Shoot / Perf. Date(s): 
November 30, 2019 to December 2, 2019
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, November 13, 2019
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

My Grandma

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Tristin Greyeyes
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
6399160401
Production Company or School: 
Capilano University
Producer(s): 
Tristin Greyeyes, Gavin Tran
Director(s): 
Steve Nguyen
Casting Director(s): 
Tristin, Gavin, Steve
Audition Location: 
Capilano University
Shoot / Perf. Location(s): 
TBA
Compensation / Rates: 

Food during table read, and shoot dates.
No compensation for student productions.

Synopsis: 
My Grandma is a dramatic short film about a family reconnecting. Annie, a wife and mother, who has expelled all contact with her daughter Leena. Years later when Leena reappears with a secret, Annie must realize how pivotal this relationship is to her or if it is at all.
Submission Instructions: 

Just email head shot and preferred contact information. We're open to video submissions as well. mygrandmaprod@gmail.com

Audition Date(s): 
December 5, 2019
Character 1 Name: 
Annie
Character 1 Age: 
50-60
Character 1 Description: 
Annie is an adamant wife and mother who believes that her choices and ideals are the best for her family. She’s stern and difficult to please at most times as she puts herself on a higher pedestal. Yet she cares about her husband and takes care of him. When her daughter Leena reappears into her life, Annie is conflicted within herself if she wants a relationship.
Character 2 Age: 
30
Character 2 Name: 
Leena
Character 2 Description: 
Leena is the only daughter of Annie and Elliot. Leena left the family to build an identity of her own and not under her mother’s shadow and expectations for her. She’s calm natured to a point and respects others. She’s learned from her past which doesn’t hold her down.
Character 3 Name: 
Elliot
Character 3 Age: 
60
Character 3 Description: 
Elliot is a great husband and father. Light-hearted and charming, he’s the backbone of the family and wants to keep Annie and Leena both happy. Even for his late age, he’s has an energetic spirit and a love for dance.
Character 4 Name: 
Marley
Character 4 Age: 
8-10
Character 4 Description: 
Marely is the adopted child Leena raises. She is energetic and curious about her mother’s past. When Marley meets her ‘grandparents’ for the first time, she treats them with respect and as a friend.
Shoot / Perf. Date(s): 
February 19-23
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 2, 2019
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

N+R

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Eman Mahmood
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
7788832044
Production Company or School: 
University of British Columbia
Producer(s): 
Eman Mahmood
Director(s): 
Cara Jameson
Casting Director(s): 
Eman Mahmood, Cara Jameson
Audition Location: 
Online only
Compensation / Rates: 

Un-paid, but meals on set, credit and demo reel will be provided.

Synopsis: 
N + R is a psychological thriller that follows the monotonous day-to-day life of Nicholas, a flower store clerk. Every time Rachel delivers the newest floral collection, Nicholas is besotted - entranced, but will this obsession lead to true love, or something much darker?
Submission Instructions: 

Please email nplusrfilm@gmail.com with the character that you'd like to read for, your resume, headshot, and demo reel if you have one available

Audition Date(s): 
15th
Character 1 Name: 
Nicholas Clement
Character 1 Age: 
20-25
Character 1 Description: 
(Open Ethnicity) A lonely flower shop clerk who dreams of a less monotonous life, who desires something new and different. He has a passion for romance, and a crush like no other. Nicholas is shy, cute and nervous to begin with, his obsession bringing out the darker sides to his personality as the film progresses. His obsession with Rachel makes him more and more agitated and reckless.
Character 2 Age: 
20-25
Character 2 Name: 
Rachel Raywood
Character 2 Description: 
(Open Ethnicity) God’s gift, she is the “perfect woman” for Nicholas. Easily likable, and a stunningly beautiful woman, she visits the flower shop to drop off orders. She’s strong, interesting and flirty, however completely unaware of how stunning she is.
Character 3 Name: 
Spencer Denham
Character 3 Age: 
25-30
Character 3 Description: 
(Open Ethnicity) Rachel’s boyfriend, the “perfect man” for Rachel. His world revolves around vinyl and kale - and maybe Rachel, if she looks hot. He is a fake man, or as he would describe it - “mysterious”…
Shoot / Perf. Date(s): 
18th-19th January, 2020
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Fingerprints

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Maxime Labrecque
Phone Number: 
604-312-0309
Production Company or School: 
Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Producer(s): 
Tarique Qayumi
Director(s): 
Maxime Labrecque
Casting Director(s): 
Paige Hunter, Paarth Kelkar
Audition Location: 
Emily Carr University of Art + Design, 520 E 1st Ave, Vancouver, BC
Shoot / Perf. Location(s): 
Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Compensation / Rates: 

Volunteer. Parking and gas fees will be paid, lunches provided during filming.

Synopsis: 
Wyatt, a disenchanted journalist suffering a great personal loss, finds himself face to face with the help he needs from an unexpected source. He learns from Mort, an avid people watcher, how to deal with his grief and learn to live again. A story about grief, healing, and acceptance.
Submission Instructions: 

Please send submissions to linearzoetropeproductions@gmail.com - Your submission should include a headshot, portfolio, and reel (if available.)

Audition Date(s): 
Thursday November 14, 2019
Character 1 Name: 
Wyatt
Character 1 Age: 
25-35
Character 1 Description: 
Seen in his mid 20’s early 30’s. A journalist for a small online paper who recently experienced loss. His outlook towards the world is warped by grief. LEAD
Character 2 Age: 
50-70
Character 2 Name: 
Mort
Character 2 Description: 
Early 50's to late 60’s. A bright eyed retired logger and one man community watchdog. SUPPORTING LEAD
Shoot / Perf. Date(s): 
November 23-24, 2019
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

I fell in love with a man right before my death

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Zoe Zhenggu
Phone Number: 
7788637552
Production Company or School: 
Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Director(s): 
Zoe Zhenggu
Casting Director(s): 
Nicole Yang
Audition Location: 
D1375 Multi-Purpose Theatre
Shoot / Perf. Location(s): 
North Vancouver
Compensation / Rates: 

This is will a volunteer project. However, a set of gift will be provided to talents.

Synopsis: 
This is a nine minutes short film, At a housewarming party, Daria - the host of the party, has planned to kill herself during it. After that, the encounter with a stranger - James, made her rethink whether if she really wants to accept her fate.
Submission Instructions: 

Please submit your resume, head-shot, and demo reel (if applicable) to zoefilmproduction@gmail.com with the name of the character you're applying for in the subject line, as well as your available times for an audition. We'll assign you a time slot that would work for you and provide you with further information.

Additional Comments: 

**Important: the character Daria needs to go underwater, talent needs to know how to swim** This film is a fourth year grad film.

Audition Date(s): 
November 17th, 2019
Character 1 Name: 
Daria
Character 1 Age: 
20-30
Character 1 Description: 
Daria comes from a high-income family. Ever since she was a child, she could sense situations whether she had to speak up or to be quiet, very clever. She knows how to hide her true feelings and thoughts. In result she is very distant and cold when it comes to relationships, she knows she has a darker side, but always acts like everything is okay.
Character 2 Age: 
25-30
Character 2 Name: 
James
Character 2 Description: 
James attends this housewarming party as a stranger, he comes to the party with a friend. But James and Daria are strangers. He is a very honest and kind person, but he has always gotten bullied throughout high school because of his honesty. He hates socializing and attending events like these, he plans to leave the event when his friend isn’t paying attention.
Additional Characters: 

Looking for Extras for the housewarming party scenes

Shoot / Perf. Date(s): 
December 1st (underwater) and 3rd (main shooting)
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: 

Kick-Flip My Heart

Full Name (Your name, not company): 
Gabriella Alonso
E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
778 378 7423
Production Company or School: 
Dream Big Productions (Templeton Secondary)
Producer(s): 
Corin Browne
Director(s): 
Macy Moreno
Casting Director(s): 
Gabriella Alonso
Audition Location: 
Templeton Secondary School
Shoot / Perf. Location(s): 
East Vancouver
Compensation / Rates: 

Video footage for demo reel // Craft Services on set

Synopsis: 
15 year old Caleb Stewart receives a skateboard for his birthday and unexpectedly falls madly in love with it. His parents have mixed feelings about the situation with their son. While on a very romantic date with his skateboard, he hits a rock and breaks it. He’s devastated and buries it, and after days of mourning his loss the skateboard seems to come back and begins to haunt him.
Submission Instructions: 

Please submit audition requests and/or self tapes to tempdreambig@gmail.com before December 3rd, the first audition, the deadline will be December 2nd 2019. Thank you!

Additional Comments: 

Anybody auditioning for the role of Caleb Steward must be able to skateboard

Audition Date(s): 
December 3rd and 5th
Character 1 Name: 
Caleb Stewart
Character 1 Age: 
15
Character 1 Description: 
An awkward yet charming and charismatic 15 year old boy who finds himself experiencing his first love. Caleb is very loving and overly affectionate, willing to go to any lengths to please the one he’s in love with. He’s in his first ever relationship and appears naive and ingenuous in this head-over-heels romance.
Character 2 Age: 
45-50
Character 2 Name: 
Mrs. Stewart
Character 2 Description: 
A typical loving mother who only wants the best for her son. Although unsure about her son’s ‘relationship’ she still gives her undying support regardless.
Character 3 Name: 
Mr. Stewart
Character 3 Age: 
45-50
Character 3 Description: 
Unlike his wife, Mr. Stewart is not so supportive of the situation his son finds himself in. Mr. Stewart is quite stoic and emotionless, but still loves his son nonetheless.
Shoot / Perf. Date(s): 
Rehearsal: January 7th and 9th // Shoot: January 24th-27th
Project Category: 
Union Status: 
Character 1 Gender: 
Character 2 Gender: 
Character 3 Gender: 
Is this a Student Production?: 
Submission Deadline: 
Monday, December 2, 2019
Is there guaranteed monetary compensation, if cast?: 
Confirm Email Address: