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PILL: An Indepent Film

(Union & Non-Union)

A feminist black comedy about your reproductive rights, created by a group of Emerson College film majors. We are looking to fill the following role:
Doctor Arden (35-50)
Doctor Arden is a female doctor who is patient, professional, and firm when talking with our unprepared protagonist.
If you are interested, please email headshots, resumes, and reels to kristiana_gomez@emerson.edu. No monologues necessary; be prepared to do a cold read. We will provide you with an address upon contact.
Casting calls will be held in the downtown Boston area on:

Contact Details: Kristiana Gomez, Producer Emerson College kristiana_gomez@emerson.edu
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Live Fish

(Non-Union Only)

Casting 'Live Fish', a quirky independent comedy that explores the power of imagination and the millennial experience in the workplace. Auditions are WEDS FEB 25th and THURS FEB 26th from 6:00PM to 9:00PM in Boston University's College of Communication.

Contact Details: Allison Ajemian Live Fish Film livefishfilm@gmail.com
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Intership with Watertown Production Company

(Non-Union Only)

Veriscope Pictures is an independent production company operating in Watertown MA. We are seeking an intern to assist on a broadcast history documentary about Chinese immigrants during the 19th century gold rush in California.
Strong research skills required.
Ability to work independently is a plus.
This internship is unpaid. Hours will be tailored to accommodate the intern's schedule, but a firm time commitment is expected.
Please send resume and a brief summary of skills, experience, and interests to veriscope.research@gmail.com

Contact Details: Brett Banhazl Veriscope Pictures 617-923-2867 Veriscope.research@gmail.com Website

Lead actress search resumes!

(Union & Non-Union)

Lead actress search resumes. Our production problems are behind us, and we're ramping up for a spring shoot. (if the snow ever leaves) If you submitted prior please refresh our memories so we know who's around.. Thanks! See below!
Lead actress search for pilot television series shooting in Boston. 'Paige' is in her 20's, quick witted, sometimes neurotic, sometimes has a bit of a foul mouth, she's always funny (except when she's terrified, then she's terrified) she's in good shape, she's smart and sarcastic at times.

Contact Details: Amber, Jaclyn, Noah Elm St. Productions 269elm@gmail.com
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FEMALE VOICE ARTIST NEEDED TODAY!!

(Non-Union Only)

Looking for a Female voice artist needed for TODAY Tuesday February 17th for about an hour tonight when available between 6-9pm in Boston. Address will be provided upon the position being granted.
This is for a TV spot for The Wilbur Theatre. We will be recording voice over for a :30 second TV spot, for a show featuring Ledisi and Ms. Lauryn Hill.
A small stipend will be provided!
If interested please send in a sample of your work.

Contact Details: Jenna LaBrecque JennaDLaBrecque@gmail.com
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Sketch Comedy Crew Needed

(Union & Non-Union)

Yo, I need some crew for an unpaid TV Production. Food will be provided. Comedy. Inquire within!

Contact Details: Nate BHP natehilbert@gmail.com Website

Art Director for 1930’s period thriller short “CLOVER”

(Union & Non-Union)

CLOVER is a period short set in the 1930s about a brother and sister who have to defend their frontier home against a mysterious man who comes in out of the cold one night.
Currently seeking an Art Director who will source props, direct and adjust furnishings of home’s interior (location is a small cottage outside of Springfield, MA), coordinate wardrobe, and handle any other aspects of production design.
Shoot dates are Friday, March 20, 2015 through Sunday, March 22, 2015, and then Friday, March 27, 2015 through Sunday, March 29, 2015.
Transportation, meals and lodging will be provided for duration of shoot, plus day rate of $100/day (negotiable depending on experience).
If interested, please send an email to cloverfilm15@gmail.com with a short paragraph indicating your previous production design experience (with links to images or video, if possible) and a resume if you have one.

Contact Details: Joe Dwyer Pizza Baby Films cloverfilm15@gmail.com

Short Film Seeking Piano Player for Studio Recording of Moonlight Sonata (1st Movement)

(Non-Union Only)

Seeking piano musician to play Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata" (1st movement) for a studio recording that will be used in a film score. This is a paid opportunity (negotiable). Specifically, I am looking for someone who can master the piece quickly and be able to lay down the complete track in a two-hour studio session.
Please contact me (Chris) at cwdolan@yahoo.com with your contact information and attached/linked media of you playing piano. If you have a recording of you playing the sonata, even better.

Contact Details: Chris Redtere Productions cwdolan@yahoo.com Website

Extras Needed for Thursday Music Video Shoot

(Non-Union Only)

Date: 2/19/2015 (Thursday)
Time: 10am -1pm
Location:
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP Seaport West
155 Seaport Boulevard, ​​Boston, MA 02210
Wardrobe: Business Attire (YOU WILL HAVE TO BRING YOUR SUIT/BE IN YOUR SUIT)
Ages: 30-60 [Adult people to differentiate the lead kids from the adults]
Description: Extras will sit at a conference table as a lead singer (kid) will sing a portion of the music video
Please send a photo of yourself in the e-mail. There is no pay but you will receive video credit!

Contact Details: jason@rotu.com ROTU Entertainment & Media, Ltd. jason@rotu.com Website

New female second lead needed for Music Video in Boston

(Non-Union Only)

The second lead role should be slim and should have a height between 5'6 to 5'9. Most of them should be in the early to mid twenties. Should have soft feminine features with a African American, Caucasian or mixed descent. We start to shoot in the beginning of June this year. If any changes I will contact you. The music video is about this girl having a crush on her best friend. But her friend doesn't know it and doesn't feel the same way. So she goes out to find out the courage to show her best friend how she feels.

Contact Details: Brianna Gray Missbriannagray@gmail.com
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Boston University Student Film - More

(Union & Non-Union)

Casting Call for Boston University Productions
PRODUCTION TITLE: More
AUDITION DATES AND LOCATION:
Tuesday February 24th from 5pm - 8pm
Boston University College of Communication, 640 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA 02215, Room # B29
*Bring headshot/resume.
SHOOTING DATES: (tentative) March 13 - 15
SYNOPSIS: Kate's problematic relationship with an overbearing lover leads her to seek a new kind of connection with her best friend, Ava, resulting in an unexpected betrayal.
CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:

Contact Details: Emalie El-Fakih Boston University Productions 9786778138 morethefilm@gmail.com
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Boston University Student Film - Bryce

(Union & Non-Union)

AUDITION DATE/LOCATION:
Mon. Feb. 23rd from 5pm – 8pm
BU College of Communication, 640 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA 02215, Room# B29
*Bring headshot/resume.
SHOOT DATES: 10 dates between March 19th & April 11th
SYNOPSIS: After suffering from recurring dreams and chest pains, a lonely man becomes convinced that his parasitic twin is growing inside of him. This belief only creates serious consequences that will reverberate in both his life and a woman he meets.
CHAR. BREAKDOWN:
BRYCE:
Late 20s / Early 30s, Blue/Green Eyes, Pale

Contact Details: Emalie El-Fakih Boston University Productions 9786778138 brycethefilm@gmail.com
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Casting Call- Short Film

(Union & Non-Union)

Emerson College Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Film, shooting April 2-5 and May 22-24 in Downtown Boston.
Seeking WOMAN, Lead, Caucasian, age 30-50: Lily is an upperclass socialite who is obsessed with maintaining the appearances of a happy life no matter what the costs, even if it means sacrificing her own happiness.
Seeking MALE, Supporting, Caucasian, age 30-40 (husband): Joe, Lily's husband, is sick of Lily trying to pretend their marriage isn't falling apart. He is cheating on Lily with his bosses wife and barely tries to hide it.

Contact Details: Leanna Furtado 774-313-0402 leanna_furtado@emerson.edu
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Two Actors Wanted for Student Film

(Union & Non-Union)

Two actors needed for TempleOS, a student film about a programmer building an operating system with which to speak to God. I am a student filmmaker extremely dedicated to my work. I've been working on this script for months - it's based on a fascinating real story - and am excited to enter production. Shooting will take just two days in the second half of March.
TERRY

Contact Details: Ethan Glasserman 6464912431 eglasserman@college.harvard.edu
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Actors needed for short film

(Union & Non-Union)

We are looking to cast 3 actors in our upcoming student film at Emerson College.
Auditions will be held Tuesday February 17 from 6-10 at Emerson college in the Campus Center Print PRODUCTION room of the Piano Row building. L106, 150 Boylston St.
Actors will need to sign in at the SECURITY desk in the lobby. ID is required.
Roles:
JARED (male lead): ~21 years old. Skinny. No specific race, hair color, or height.
ROSE (female lead): ~28 years old. Beautiful. No specific race, hair color, or height.

Contact Details: Adam Riancho adam_riancho@emerson.edu
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Product Launch Formula Coordinator for Documentary Film and Ancillary Products

(Union & Non-Union)

Product launch formula, created by Jeff Walker, offers a clear and proven way to launch new products online. The right candidate for this position will know and have worked with this process, can create a plan, and can implement it. Position starts immediately. Contact catherine@lipedema-simplified.org - send resume, cover letter, and specific information about prior experience.

Contact Details: Catherine Lipedema Simplified LLC 617-721-9463 catherine@lipedema-simplified.org Website

Interview with VCFA Student and Emerson Faculty Member Rachelle Dermer

By Catherine Stewart
Rachelle Dermer

Fellow female filmmakers discuss work, life, and more in this new series, Females in Film. For this installment, NewEnglandFilm.com writer Catherine Stewart talks with photographer, filmmaker, student (and teacher) Rachelle Dermer.

Casting Call: Male Late 40's "Villain" Role

(Union & Non-Union)

Casting call for salesman/con artist in Emerson College graduate dark comedy, short film. Very flexible on appearance and age (especially if older). Offering lead in two character, quirky piece in which con artists is in conflict with the resourcefulness of a young child. Auditions being held Saturday, Feb 21 in downtown Boston. Please contact for script and to schedule audition.

Contact Details: Elise Ahrens Emerson College elise_ahrens@emerson.edu

Postal - Short Film

(Union & Non-Union)

BU Undergrad Thesis Short
Auditions - Feb 23&24
Contact production email to set up auction time/location. Bring headshots and resumes.
Synopsis: Postal follows Owen, a lonely mailman who falls in love with an agoraphobe after going through her mail. It's part rom-com, part bromance. Postal is about giving chances and forging connections with the unlikeliest of people.
Characters:
Owen (30s-40s, male): A mailman with a secret ambition to be a cartoonist. Handsome and fit, but disheveled. Compassionate yet hesitate to connect with others.

Contact Details: Sarah Schmidgall 6025383567 postalfilm2015@gmail.com
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SEEKING: ORIGINAL INDUSTRIAL MUSIC for End Credits to Online Spy Flick

(Union & Non-Union)

In 2005-07 I made this SPY flick w/ no budget, only multiple helpful talents. Now I am able to Edit this not-so-perfect Independent flick to Post Online. It already has a score, all sequences shot, and is currently going through post edits. SYNOPSIS: Year 2026, nothing's changed. But for Agent Random, he seeks a change in his mundane life of espionage. As a field Agent for a clandestine Agency he has more action in life than just the common paper work. But it changes when fellow agents, once worked with, have gone rogue on their own cause of havoc.

Contact Details: Derek Dark Rebel Films Dark_cretin@hotmail.com Website
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Fitchburg State Casting Call- Actor and Actresses Needed

(Union & Non-Union)

ATTENTION! STUDENT FILM NEEDS:
1 ACTRESS, HELEN, PROSTITUTE 30-40
1 ACTOR, BOSS MIDDLE AGED
1 ACTOR, CO-WORKER, MINOR ROLE

Contact Details: Jose Negron jnegron@student.fitchburgstate.edu
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LOOKING FOR 2 FEMALE ACTRESS ages 18-26

(Union & Non-Union)

We are a group of YouTube Content Creator's who go by the name "Success Addictz". We typically Shoot short comedy skits but are looking to branch of into short films (You can view or skits in the link below).

Contact Details: Lenny Success Addictz 8576152211 SuccessAddictz@gmail.com Website
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Casting Call for short film at Fitchburg State University

(Non-Union Only)

Casting call for a dark comedy short about people who reveal uncomfortably personal information soon after you meet them, and the painfully awkward position that can leave someone in. TWO DAYS of shooting planned.
ROLES
Al: MALE (Age 25-35) Office worker Forced to confront his discomfort with strangers telling him personal information about themselves.
Cliff: MALE (Age 35-60) Fellow employee of Al who tells him about his suicide attempt and tries to get him to open up.
AUDITION
Where: Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA. Thompson Building. Room 101.

Contact Details: Michael J Allen mallen31@student.fitchburgstate.edu
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Casting Call: Child Actor 7-10, Male or Female

(Union & Non-Union)

Casting lead for an Emerson Graduate film. In this dark comedy, a resourceful child must outwit a con artist. Role can be played by male or female child, ages 7-10. Please contact to read script and/or schedule audition time. Auditions will be held Feb 21 and film will be a two day shoot in early April.

Contact Details: Elise Ahrens Emerson College elise_ahrens@emerson.edu

Second Lead needed for Music video Located in Boston

(Non-Union Only)

The second lead role should be slim and should have a height between 5'6 to 5'9. Most of them should be in the early to mid twenties. We start to shoot in the beginning of June this year. If any changes I will contact you. The music video is about this girl having a crush on her best friend. But her friend doesn't know it and doesn't feel the same way. So she goes out to find out the courage to show her best friend how she feels. Any race is welcome, as long as you send me your resume and a video of you reading a monologue.

Contact Details: Brianna Gray Missbriannagray@gmail.com

Looking for VFX Editor for Sci-fi short

(Non-Union Only)

I am looking for a special effects/visual effects editor to collaborate with on my Sci-fi short. The film is set in the future and we are looking to "melt" a person. We are in the pre-production stage, and I want to bring on the VFX editor at this point to figure out what we need to execute this scene.
Prior experience in special/visual effects editing is a must because you will have a good amount of creative control in the development phase.
If interested, please email me and include examples of your previous work.

Contact Details: Sarah seara101@gmail.com

Emerson College's National Broadcasting Society's "Free Will" Casting Auditions

(Union & Non-Union)

Emerson College's National Broadcasting Society's Spring Narrative "Free Will" is seeking actors!
After a series of events causes Immanuel to lose hope on humanity, he returns to his company to cancel the show that he create. 'Free Will' follows Immanuel through his process and asks the question, "What if God gave up on us?"
Seeking actors for the following roles:
Immanuel (50’s, disillusioned) – Lonely, tired, and ready to move on, Immanuel, meaning ‘God with us’, goes back to his old job, only to destroy everything he created.

Contact Details: Jackie Chang National Broadcasting Society Emerson Chapter 9178683738 jacqueline_chang@emerson.edu Website
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"Broken Love" looking for actors

(Non-Union Only)

Broken Love is an indie film shooting in the spring in the Boston/South Shore area.
The following rolls are currently open:
Julia - Black, Early 20's, Is a college female who was dealt a bad hand growing up. She is not a person with low self of esteem but was abuse by many men. The thing she calls love is real abuse.
James - Black, Early 20's, Is a college male who is a hopeless romantic. He believes in the old fashion idea of love. He desperately want to find his soul mate and believe he will know when he finds her.

Contact Details: Dan paentertainment@rocketmail.com Website
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CREW CALL - Horror Series

(Non-Union Only)

Horror Series - The Crypt network
Shooting will take place on Saturdays and Sundays, April - May 2015
Northern Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Seeking -
PAs / Interns - All Departments
1st AD & 2nd AD
Props
Casting Assistants
Art Department Researcher
Set Decorator & Dressers
Set Dec Buyer
Set Designer
Script Supervisor
Wardrobe - Costumers, Buyers
This is a very low budget Non-Union, Unpaid production. Meals provided.
Please send resumes to AcademySeries@gmail.com
Included your availability March - May 2015

Contact Details: Alix Metros Academy AcademySeries@gmail.com

MFA Thesis Film: "Listeners" A Sci-Fi Thriller

(Union & Non-Union)

LISTENERS: A Sci-Fi Thriller
Auditions Feb. 14th & Feb. 17th, location TBA
Unpaid
Union & Non-union
Shoots June 7th-20th
Submit To: listenersfilm@gmail.com with headshot, resume and reel/clips
SYNOPSIS: The not too far future: mind-reading devices (Listeners) are
used by the police. When their friend gets brutally arrested for a minor act of vandalism, Amy and Fe decide to send a message to the cops. However, their ability to “focus” seems to make them immune to mind-reading.

Contact Details: Xavery Robin - Director Boston University Xavery Robin listenersfilm@gmail.com Website
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