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Casting Call for Student Short Film, Funny Man

(Union & Non-Union)

We are a film production group at Fitchburg State University. We have a finished script entitled "Comedy Night", which features a writer name Chuck, who is down on his luck after several failed attempts at getting published. He is also on the verge of getting divorced from his wife. He decides to try stand-up comedy as a last resort.
We are casting two major characters for this film: Chuck and his wife, Lauren.

Contact Details: Dylan William Students at Fitchburg State University 774-210-2158 dylanrwilliam@gmail.com
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Casting Call - Student short film adaptation of The Monkey's Paw

(Union & Non-Union)

EDIT: For those of you planning on auditioning today, the location has changed to Metcalf Hall (56 Professors Row, Medford, MA 02155). We will be checking our emails frequently, please email us if you have trouble getting in! Tomorrow's auditions will take place as planned in Tisch Library. Thank you for your patience!
Hello! We will be having Open Audition for a short film adaptation of The Monkey's Paw tomorrow from 6:00~10:00PM, as well as Thursday from 11:00AM~1:00PM in Room 106 of Tisch Library (35 Professors Row, Medford, MA 02155).

Contact Details: Lisa Fan Tufts University tuftsshortmakingmovies@gmail.com
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Casting Asian American Actors for Tufts Student Short Film

(Union & Non-Union)

We are film students from Don Schechter’s Making Movies class at Tufts University, working on our short sci-fi film PAYPHONE, which will be screened in public at the end of April. Our story follows the journey of a young Asian American man, who finds out the secret to travel across countries within a blink of an eye using payphone coins.
It's basically WONG FU meets JUMPER.
Our project is non-paying, but we'd be happy to provide food for our actors and copies of the film when finished. We're hoping to start shooting in the Boston area within 2 weeks.

Contact Details: Payphone Production Payphonemovie@gmail.com
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Casting for Fitchburg State Student Film

(Non-Union Only)

We are looking for 1 actor between the ages of 18-24 (needs to look around the age of 24) for a future (unpaid) film to be shot as early as this upcoming summer.
The role: Claire, a Caucasian female, about 24 years of age, of average build who comes to a harsh crossroads in her life when she discovers she is pregnant and must choose between lovers. She fights with herself as her emotions come between her female lover and the man she has been having an affair with.
If you are interested, please email your resume and headshot to kdevilla@student.fitchburgstate.edu.

Contact Details: Director. Kyle DeVillafane kdevilla@student.fitchburgstate.edu

Casting Local Talent: CP Casting and Local Actors on Infinitely Polar Bear

By Sarah Blood
The family in Maya Forbes' Infinitely Polar Bear.

Infinitely Polar Bear, which played at Sundance Film Festival in 2014, was cast in Boston and shot in New England. NewEnglandFilm.com's Sarah Blood talks with Boston casting director, Carolyn Pickman, and some actors from the film about their work.

Crew for New York University Thesis Film

(Non-Union Only)

New York University Thesis Film
Crew needed for week of April 17th to April 24th.
Shot around the Boston Area
Need:
1. 1st AC
2. Gaffer
3. Grip
4. Script Supervisor
5. Boom Operator
6. Make-up Artist
Film Description:
The film follows a fifteen-year-old boy over the course of one day, as the death of one of his peers becomes a bizarrely transformative experience for him.

Contact Details: Adam Litchman adl414@nyu.edu

Filming Matty Christian: A Documentary Filmmaker Finds Inspiration with Found Footage

By Michele Meek
Raising Matty Christian

It all started when Rhode Island filmmaker Christian de Rezendes got a call from his colleague Paul Plotkin. Paul had been hired by a client to transfer old VHS home movies to DVD—an ordinary task—but as it turned out, this was no ordinary client...

Seeking for DP for a Sci-Fi Short - Paid job

(Union & Non-Union)

Hi,
We are a group of MFA students and are making a 30 min-short science fiction dark comedy based on a futuristic product called "iDeal Wife." iDeal Wife is a MFA Thesis Project aimed at criticizing how consumer-driven societies impact individuals. This compelling story is based on a futuristic product, a humanized robot, which is programmed to love and fulfill all the needs of their significant other. The person who owns "iDeal Wife" should feel the luckiest and happiest man in the world but Alvin, our male protagonist, develops a desire to kill his adorable iDeal Wife. . .

Contact Details: iDeal Wife tEAM Emerson College 617-816-8326 idealwifemovie@gmail.com Website
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Video Editor/Assoc Prod

(Union & Non-Union)

We are an independent production company with a number of projects in the works from webvideos to documentaries. We are looking for an energetic,hard working creative video editor to handle post-production organization, stock footage as well as editing. Must be an experienced editor. This person would also go out on shoots as an Assoc Prod/Sound person. Can teach the field production skills--- it's more important to have the editing skills in place. Would prefer a person living on the North Shore of Boston where most of our work takes place. Must have working knowledge of Adobe Master Suite.

Contact Details: info@squashhouse.net
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CASTING CALL - "Black Eye" short film

(Non-Union Only)

"Black Eye" is a short film about Derrick, an out on his luck drug dealer, who must cover up the accidental death of one of his clients after getting into a confrontation.
Seeking:
Derrick (male 20-30): educated and meticulous drug dealer, accidentally kills Sean and covers it up.
Sean (male 20-30): long haired, intense, and fight prone friend of Derrick.
Brenner (male 20-30): Derrick's compassionate best friend. Doesn't know of Sean's death.
Must be able to shoot April 18th-20th
Please email headshot and resume to Alex Mee at blackeyeshort@gmail.com to schedule an audition.

Contact Details: Alex Mee blackeyeshort@gmail.com
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Crew Call for Summer Short Drama (Non union)

(Non-Union Only)

Independent Film made by an Emerson film student.
This is a project I wrote as a short story and then adapted into a screenplay. The story is about an older woman with dementia who is reminiscing about a film career she never had.
This is expected to be a two to three day shoot in Back Bay Boston.
Crew needed:
- Production Assistant
- Grip
- Script Supervisor
- Gaffer
- Assistant Camera
- Hair dresser
Please contact me with any relevant photos or resume. Experience is not required for Production assistant or grip. But it is a must for the other positions.

Contact Details: Sam Hills 4133879886 samantha_hills@emerson.edu
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Casting Thirty Second Spot

(Non-Union Only)

Six One Seven Studios is casting African American, Hispanic and Asian men and woman of all ages for a thirty second spot about teachers leading students. The talent would be required to read one line. This will be filmed in the spring. Please respond with your headshot. Thanks!

Contact Details: Bryan Roberts Six One Seven Studios 857-202-7690 bryan@sixonesevenstudios.com Website

CREW CALL for a child friendly Web Series

(Union & Non-Union)

N.E. Talent itself is seeking the following savvy individuals to help produce a child friendly Web series (with the potential for PBS & Disney channel inclusion). Minimal experience in either area is required. College students encouraged to apply. Must enjoy working with kids and be willing to submit to a Criminal Background check.
Potential filming dates: July-August (some wk days and weekends) Location: New Hampshire & Boston (Low Pay-Volunteer op) Credit, Travel reimbursement and Meals provided.
*Film Producer
*Executive Producer
*Assistant Director
*Unit Publicist

Contact Details: Website
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Short Scripts Wanted!

(Non-Union Only)

Cloud Thirteen Productions is looking to produce short films in the hopes of exposing new writers to the industry. There are a number of producers working with us to bring these types of projects to life.
Seeking drama & comedy short film scripts ranging from 10-25 minutes (roughly 15-35 pages).
Please contact us if this is something that interests you or for more information.

Contact Details: Cloud Thirteen Productions Cloud Thirteen Productions submissions@cloudthirteenproductions.com Website

Casting Call for Harry Potter Fan Film

(Union & Non-Union)

Auditions will be done from sides. As the script is currently under heavy revision, we are working to finish up sides by the end of the weekend. Email us at Maraudersfilm@gmail.com to request a side.
Prof. Albus Dumbledore (Caucasian, 60+ Male)
Headmaster of Hogwarts. Secret leader of the Order of the Phoenix. One Day of Shooting.
Prof. Minerva McGonagall (Caucasian, 35-60 Female)
Deputy Headmistress, Head of Gryffindor House, and Professor of Transfiguration
Prof. Horace Slughorn (Caucasian, 30-60 Male)
Head of Slytherin House and Professor of Potions

Contact Details: Brooke Lydon maraudersfilm@gmail.com Website
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Seeking Male and Female Lead for Boston University Short Film - "Happy Eleventh"

(Non-Union Only)

JENNIFER (30's) Although quiet and sensitive, Jennifer desperately desires a significant other to share her life with her again, and she wants to believe that Jesse can be that person once more. However, the trauma of finding him heavily drinking before their tenth anniversary dinner has given her trust issues that she may never be able to resolve.

Contact Details: Evan Tuohey Night Owl Productions 7742704085 NightOwlProdCo@gmail.com
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Crew Call for a Sci-fi Short @ Emerson College

(Union & Non-Union)

Hi there,
We are a group of Emerson grad students who are looking for passionate talents to make a 30 min sci-fi dark comedy movie, named "iDeal Wife." It is a compelling story based on a futuristic product, which is programmed to love and fulfill all kinds of consumers.
Crew Call:
Make-up Artist
Gaffer,
Boom Operator,
Sound Mixer,
Set Decor,
Set Dresser.
If you would like to get more information about our project, take a look at our trailer on our website:
www.idealwifemovie.com
You can also explore our Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/idealwifemovie?ref=hl

Contact Details: iDeal Wife Team Emerson College idealwifemovie@gmail.com Website
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Casting for a supporting female part for a Sci-fi Short

(Union & Non-Union)

Hi there,
We are a group of Emerson grad students who are looking for passionate talents to make a 30 min sci-fi dark comedy movie, named "iDeal Wife." It is a compelling story based on a futuristic product, which is programmed to love and fulfill all kinds of consumers.
We are casting an actress to Nicole, 24-35, who is supposed a gender-neutral look lesbian character.
If you would like to get more information about our project, you can explore our Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/idealwifemovie?ref=hl
Or our website:
www.idealwifemovie.com

Contact Details: iDeal Wife Team Emerson College 6176-816-8326 idealwifemovie@gmail.com Website
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New Writer/Director Seeking Boston based Producer

(Non-Union Only)

Hello Everybody,
I am a new Writer/Director located in Waltham, MA. I am currently looking to connect with the right kind of producer in the Boston area. My goal is to put together a few shorts in the next year possibly followed by a feature length film I am currently writing.
If you are interested please shoot me an email so we can talk a little further.
Ericb9090@yahoo.com
"You have to want to make movies so bad that you would Kill!" - Francis Ford Coppola

Contact Details: Eric Brown Ericb9090@yahoo.com

Seeking for DP for a Sci-Fi Short

(Union & Non-Union)

Hi,
We are a group of MFA students and are making a 30 min-short science fiction dark comedy based on a futuristic product called "iDeal Wife." iDeal Wife is a MFA Thesis Project aimed at criticizing how consumer-driven societies impact individuals. This compelling story is based on a futuristic product, a humanized robot, which is programmed to love and fulfill all the needs of their significant other. The person who owns "iDeal Wife" should feel the luckiest and happiest man in the world but Alvin, our male protagonist, develops a desire to kill his adorable iDeal Wife. . .

Contact Details: iDeal Wife Team Emerson College 617-816-8326 idealwifemovie@gmail.com Website
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Crew Call for a Sci-fi Short shoot @Emerson College

(Union & Non-Union)

Hi,

Contact Details: iDeal Wife Emerson College 617-816-8326 idealwifemovie@gmail.com Website
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CASTING CALL: BU Student Short Film

(Union & Non-Union)

Title: Villains
Synopsis: A boy falls into a fantasy of being a superhero when he fails to save his mother, who dies of cancer. He explains a series of fights he had with a supervillain, taking his therapist through the different stages of his mother's fight with cancer.
We are looking for:
CAPTAIN COURAGE: A superhero in his 20s or 30s, who is wracked with guilt due to his failure to beat a supervillain and save people's lives.
MUST BE ABLE TO SHOOT April 5, 6, and 13.

Contact Details: Dante Velasquez dantejr@bu.edu dantejr@bu.edu
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CASTING CALL for Feral Days: A short film (Somerville)

(Non-Union Only)

We are looking for several talented actors for our short film. Shooting will take place late this Summer/early Fall. But we will be shooting promotional reels this April and May.
Feral Days is the story of a Arthur Gold, a boy on the run, who meets Jan, the granddaughter of a recently deceased mob boss. She brings Arthur into the world of the mob, where he is forced to confront his fears.
Leads:
Arthur: Male,17-early 20's, skinny, not too hunky, able to ride a bike.
Jan: Female, early 20's, The mourning granddaughter.
Gangsters:
(Need not look like "traditional" gangsters)

Contact Details: Danny GarfieldFilm feraldaysfilm@gmail.com Website
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We need a short 2-3 min. film on the Greening of Greenough Boulevard - an initiative to roll back pavement and reclaim parkland

(Union & Non-Union)

Synopsis: Our aim is to roll back pavement and reclaim the banks of the Charles River. Greening a mile of riverfront in Cambridge and Watertown
by narrowing Greenough Boulevard, slowing traffic, and establishing a new treelined path will bring new park visitors to the river.
Need: A short 2-3 minute video to show how this project will benefit a range of people some of whom use the paths today and some of whom may aspire to use it but are prevented by its poor condition.
Budget: $3,000 to 5,000 +/-

Contact Details: Herbert Nolan - (contact via email) The Lawrence and Lillian Solomon Foundation herbnolan@solomonfoundation.org Website
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Used broadcast equipment sale in Cambridge, MA, May 10

(Union & Non-Union)

Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 10AM to 2PM.
130 Green Street, Cambridge, MA (CCTV's back entrance)
http://www.cctvcambridge.org/sale
Come to our location in Central Square to buy used broadcast servers by Synergy, studio cameras and CCUs by JVC, video switchers by Echolab, signal processors, tone generators, audio boards, lighting fixtures, older model video monitors, DVD decks, rack mounting hardware, computers, patchbay panels, cables cables cables, and more. This equipment is priced to move!
Members of CCTV will be allowed into the sale early at 9:30AM.

Contact Details: Cambridge Community Television
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Seeking Male Actor For Sunday Evening

(Non-Union Only)

Seeking Male actor (age 20-30) for a small role this sunday in a short crime thriller.
Looking for White or Hispanic Males, small to medium build.
Serious Inquiries Only, Inquire for more details.

Contact Details: Nick Sabia Nrsabia@massart.edu

Student Film

Production Company: 
Tufts Making Movies
Plot/Description: 
The film follows a high school couple who have recently had to deal with an unwanted pregnancy and a controversial abortion. It follows a day in which the couple explores their suppressed feelings about the abortion while trying to adopt a friend's unwanted pet lizard.
Year of Release: 
2014
Filming Locations: 
Boston area
Director: 
Sofia Adams and Leila Smiley
Contact Person: 
Leila Smiley
Posted Email: 
tuftsmakingmovies@gmail.com
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Casting Male and Female Leads in BU Student Film

(Union & Non-Union)

Will is a lonely mailman, trudging through life after a failed marriage. When he begins intercepting Violet’s correspondence with her inmate boyfriend, Will’s feelings for the sweet driving instructor involve him in a deceitful game of chess that puts both of their hearts on the line.
Quirky comedy/drama. 6-9 minutes in length.
CASTING:
Will - Male (25-30)
Violet - Female (25-30)
AUDITIONS:
4/4/14, Boston University School of Communication, Room 323, 2:30-4:30PM
OR by appointment before 4/7/14
*Bring headshot/resume
COMPENSATION:

Contact Details: Julia Hines - Chilligan's Island Productions - 617-694-0828 - jahines@bu.edu
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Emerson College Base Casting Call

(Union & Non-Union)

An Emerson College BFA Thesis is holding casting calls at 150 Boylston Street, Boston, MA on Wednesday, April 2 from 6pm-8pm and Friday, April 4 from 6pm-8pm.
Looking for 1 MALE ACTOR.
Mac (20-30, African American) A meek, sheltered waiter raised by his father’s best friend, Mac is confronted with the ten-year-old case of his father’s murder and is forced to make a decision.
Base is a short film that studies the relationship between fathers and sons and coming to terms with the past.
For more information contact base.bfafilm@gmail.com.

Contact Details: Kelsey Barrett Emerson College base.bfafilm@emerson.edu

Seeking two actors for fun, colorful student film shoot! THIS SUNDAY 3/30

(Non-Union Only)

The shoot will take place at Massachusetts College of Art and Design this Sunday, March 30th at 4pm.
Seeking:
- male or female (females are encouraged!)
- ages 20-40
- fairly outgoing, able to have fun
- no acting experience necessary

Contact Details: Kirstin Davidson Massachusetts College of Art and Design 774-254-7673 kmdavidson@massart.edu
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