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Posted 24th Feb 2024
London | Student Film
Paying up to: GBP 30 - 550 flat rate
Description:
Casting "Pink and Purple Sky of Canada Water," a unique, fast-paced social realism student drama. To put it bluntly, it’s Andrea Arnold’s "Wasp" with a modern twist infused with South-East London’s energy of youth. Synopsis: A lonely and disconnected teenage drug dealer feels a connection for the first time with one of her clients. However, when she suspects he may have stolen her stash, she’s torn between whether to report him to her intimidatin...
Dates & Locations:
Shoots late May; backup shoot early June in the Southwark-Lewisham, England area, near Canada Water.
Posted 24th Feb 2024
Short Film
Paying up to: GBP 500 - 600 daily
Description:
Casting "American Comedian," a short film. Production states: "The story of a troubled comedian who struggles to balance his stand-up career with his early morning appearances on a hugely successful radio show while hiding a harrowing heroin addiction. Biopic of Artie Lange from the Howard Stern Show set in 2007. The idea of the short film is to attract funding for a full feature film."
Dates & Locations:
Shoots April to May in Surrey, UK.
Posted 24th Feb 2024
Student Film
Paying up to: GBP 70 - 75 daily
Description:
Casting "From Your Younger Self," a student film. Synopsis: An introspective drama based around female friendships. This film focuses on Margot who receives an emotional gift from her past and then spends her 25th birthday reflecting on the relationships in her life.
Dates & Locations:
Shoots Mar. 25-28 in Bristol, UK.
Posted 24th Feb 2024
Workshops + Classes
Paying up to: GBP 239 - 240 flat rate
Description:
Casting talent for an online medical roleplay. Production states; "We are looking for Asian/Indian Males and also Black/Ethically Ambiguous Males in ages (40-60). We are looking for someone who has medical roleplay experience on a passion to learn."
Dates & Locations:
Shoots Feb. 29 and Mar. 1, and 7-8 online.
Greater Manchester | Product Demo / Explainer Video
Paying up to: GBP 100 - 200 daily
Description:
Casting a short commercial for The Halal Butcher. Production states: "Seeking a couple composed of a Middle Eastern mother aged mid-late 30s, and a white father aged mid-late 30s. This video is a journey through the five pillars that define the family business: the origins of the meat, the cut, the taste, the textures, and the meticulous preservation before it graces customers' tables. Showcasing the convenience of today's fresh meat home deliver...
Dates & Locations:
Shoots in Manchester, UK.
Posted 23rd Feb 2024
Carmarthenshire | Gigs
Paying up to: GBP 120 daily
Description:
Seeking skilled performers with a knack for entertaining both young and old. Production states: "Looking for dynamic costume performers to bring to life CBeebies’ Bing and Flop at WWT Llanelli’s popular wetland visitor attraction this Spring. The Bing and Flop characters will interact with young children at meet-and-greet events, creating fantastic experiences for families which will engage them in the world of wetlands and wildlife."
Dates & Locations:
Runs Apr. 19-21, 26-28, and May 3-6 (meet and greets at 11 a.m., as well as 1 and 3 p.m.) in Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK.
London | General Dance Gigs
Paying up to: GBP 29 - 30 hourly
Description:
Seeking a lovely teacher to take over a Basic Gymnastics Afterschool Club.
Dates & Locations:
Works Feb. 28-March 20 every Wednesday (3:30-4:30 p.m.) in the West Wimbledon area, UK.
London | General Dance Gigs
Paying up to: GBP 29 - 30 hourly
Description:
Seeking a Dance Teacher for an after-school dance club. Kids are from reception/year 3 (4-8 years old.)
Dates & Locations:
Works Feb. 28-March 20 every Wednesday (3:30-4:30 p.m.) at a primary school in the West Wimbledon area, UK.
Posted 23rd Feb 2024
Dorset | Short Film
Paying up to: GBP 50 flat rate
Description:
Casting "Padded Cell," a student short film. Production states: "We are making a short film based on the idea of a man losing his sense of who he is while stuck in a padded cell."
Dates & Locations:
Shoots Mar. 14-15 at Weymouth College, Dorset, UK.
Posted 23rd Feb 2024
West Midlands | Student Film
Paying up to: GBP 50 - 75 daily
Description:
Casting "Overtime," a graduate student film. Production states: "'Overtime' is a passion project written by two upcoming, queer filmmakers about a meeting in a VR game between two estranged close friends.
Dates & Locations:
Shoots Mar. 25-26 in Kings Norton, Birmingham, UK.