Call For: cast & Crew

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Little Devil is a short film about a young man with Asperger’s Syndrome who must travel from Dublin to Cork in order to deliver an important package to his dying Grandmother. However, a series of obstacles along the way could hinder his journey.

The project is looking for the following roles:

– Onset makeup artist.

– Actor to play the role of a Drunkard.

– Actor to play the role of Finbar Main character;
Finbar is a 27 year male with a Dublin accent, He is brother to Ritchie and has very little patience for him.
Males, aged 26 to 28 from Dublin Region, Ireland
 Acting experience:
 Languages: English
 Accents: Irish
– Actress to play the role of Jennifer;

Jennifer is the mother of Ritchie and Finbar. She lives in Cork taking care of their grandmother. She has a drinking problem.

Females, aged 45 to 48 from Dublin Region, Ireland
 Acting experience:
 Languages: English
 Accents: Irish

 

This roles are paid positions.

To apply email Katinka at vtink@hotmail.com

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Call For: Cast for Student Film

 

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Final year Media Studies at Maynooth University are looking to cast 3 roles for a short film Recall.

Ben

Male actor needed (Aged 18-24)

  • Will play a college student with an interest in vlogging, beginning to suffer with mental health issues due to being his mother’s caretaker.

Mam

Female actor needed (Aged 35-50)

  • Will play a woman suffering from early-onset Alzheimer’s, with her condition deteriorating throughout the course of the film

Jay

Male actor needed (Aged 18-24)

  • Will play a college student who is Ben’s good friend.

 

LOCATION: Between Dublin and Maynooth

SHOOTING DATES: Preliminary dates are  Friday the 15th and Saturday the 16th of April (but further shooting may be required on the 17th of April)

Position will be UNPAID however food and beverages will be provided and contributions will be made towards transport.

CONTACT: recallfilm2016@gmail.com

  • Please include a headshot
  • Experience not required, but welcome to include a show reel or CV if applicable
  • Deadline for applications 27th March 2016
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Call For: Open Casting

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Louise Kiely Casting have announced an open casting for leads in an upcoming feature film.

 

The Film will shoot in Spring/Summer 2016
Locations: East and possibly West Coast of Ireland.

DATE: SUNDAY 24th January 15
VENUE: FilmBase, Temple Bar
TIME: Doors 11am – 4pm

MALES: AGE: 14 – 20 YEARS OLD

FEMALES: AGE: 14 – 20 YEARS OLD

WHAT TO PREPARE: For this open casting, you need to learn a short scene off by heart before you come in. In order to receive the scene, please follow the simple steps below.

PARENTS/GUARDIANS of MINORS and anyone over AGE 18 should send an email with the following info to casting4louisekielycasting@gmail.com

Please put NAME & SURNAME of Actor/Young Person in Subject Bar.

RECENT PHOTO – Head and Shoulders

DOCUMENT WITH THE FOLLOWING INFO:
1. Name and Surname of Actor
2. AGE and Date of Birth of Actor
3. Height of Actor in Centimetres
4. Address of Actor
5. Agent of Actor – if applicable
6. Name and Surname of Guardian
7. Email Address of Guardian
8. Phone Number of Guardian
9. Any acting experience of Actor

In return,Louise Kiely Casting will send you an email with the scene for the Actor to prepare.

Please note: All minors must be accompanied to the casting by an Adult. Louise Kiely Casting cannot deal directly with minors.

 

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Call For: Ethnic Cast

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Movieextras need 100’s of people with an Asian look, including Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai, Korean, Japanese, Filipino, Indian, Pakistani, and Middle Eastern look for Showtime’s / SKY’s Penny Dreadful and BBC’s / Amazon Prime’s Ripper Street.

 

NO EXPERIENCE IS NEEDED

It will be a day here and a day there.

Paid Work

Looking for both males and females of all ages and sizes, no experience required!!

If you wish to be considered, please email the following information to Support@MovieExtras.ie

1. Subject line – Ethnic Casting (and list your ethnicity)

2. Include a Head & Shoulders photo and a long shot which MUST have being taken within the last MONTH

3. Date of birth

4. Contact details

5. Measurements – females: dress size; males: chest and waist size

5. Please include whether you can speak Urdu (not requried, but would be good to know)

6. Proof of your right to work (scans of documents acceptable) – see www.movieextras.ie/noneeamembers – MANDATORY –

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Call For: Actors/Actress/Dancers/Performers Wanted for a Silent Short Film

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Workshop and casting on 15th Feb 2015 in Limerick for a short film – The Clockmaker’s Doll.

 

Date: 15 Feb, 2015 (Sunday)

Time: 10am – 6pm

Location: Limerick City (details to be announced by email)

Requirements: Male and female: experience in dance and mime would be beneficial. Good body movement is highlighted.

The workshop will be conducted by Simon Thompson to explore mask and mime techniques, and will be cast by director Cashell Horgan.

Background: The filming is scheduled on the second week of April 2015. The film is a legacy project of “Film Limerick” to promote Limerick as a film destination for Ireland. Once completed the film will be presented in international film festivals and competitions and as part of the bid for Limerick as European Capital of Culture 2020.

How to apply: please register your interest with a bio or CV at theclockmakersdoll@gmail.com by Friday 13 Feb 2015.

There is small payment available for the job depending on experiences. Travel and food expenses will be covered. Filmmakers mainly looking for local talents around Limerick region.

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Call For: Actors for Feature

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Vico Films is currently casting for a new micro-budget feature project. The film will be shot on location in Cork and will shoot in early summer 2015. The film will be written and directed by award winning, Cork based filmmaker Peter Foott.

They are currently searching for two male lead actors for the film, minimum age 15. Actors should be within the playing-age range of 14-19 years and based in Cork. No previous acting experience is necessary; the director will work with the actors to create their characters.

Interested applicants should create a short piece to camera video where they tell  a little about themselves.

IMPORTANT: This should be unrehearsed, unscripted, and as natural as possible. We are looking for applicants who are natural and comfortable on camera.

This video should be uploaded privately (with a password) to Youtube or Vimeo,

A LINK to this video must then be sent, along with the necessary PASSWORD and CONTACT DETAILS to Jonathan@vicofilms.com

This is a micro budget project, however, chosen actors will be paid a small amount and their expenses covered.

Deadline for applications: Monday February 9th 2015, at 5pm.

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Call For: Youth Production Crew for Feature

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Cinemagic has launched its search for a young film production crew and film music crew for the film The Christmas Star, Northern Ireland’s first Christmas feature film made by young people under the guidance of industry professionals.

Budding filmmakers, aged 18-25, will have the chance to develop their talents and earn their first credit on the local feature film being made in Northern Ireland later this year.

A host of film and television professionals are supporting the ground-breaking film production that will engage with hundreds of young people, marking the beginning of a year of Cinemagic’s 25th Anniversary celebrations.

Cinemagic is looking for committed, talented and creative young people who will gain unprecedented access to top film and television industry professionals and prior to making the feature film, the successful applicants will participate in a compulsory programme of intensive and practical training through masterclasses and workshops led by the professional mentors.

The opportunity will provide the young film-makers with an invaluable insight to all aspects of filmmaking and the essential skills required in each area. The young people will be assigned individual roles on the film crew and production will take place over a 4 week period in November and December 2014.

For the film production crew all applicants must ensure they can be available on the following dates:

Monday 27th October – Friday 31st October 2014: intensive training workshops with film industry mentors.

Monday 3rd November – Friday 14th November 2014: Further training workshops and ore-production

Saturday 15th November – Sunday 14th December 2014 – Filming of ‘The Christmas Star’ takes place around Northern Ireland.

Young and budding composers, sound designers and music editors are asked to apply for positions in the music department for the film. Award winning film composer, Patrick Doyle, (Brave, Rise of the Planet of the Apes), and Music Supervisor, Maggie Rodford, (The King’s Speech, Anna Karenina) will be assessing all applications, and will work with Northern Irish based music composition company Score Draw Music (Road, Driftwood Bay) along with the young composers over the course of the project.

  

For the music department crew all applicants must ensure they can be available on the following dates:

Monday 22nd – Wednesday 24th September 2014 for intensive Music/ Sound Training with Industry Mentors.

During September and October there will be specific song writing assignments and the main post production work will be during January – June ’15.

Joan Burney Keatings MBE, Cinemagic Chief Executive said “We look forward to meeting and working with young talented and creative young people who are interested in the film industry and want to share ideas and learn from some of the top names in the business. We are looking for young people from all backgrounds to come together and work on a common goal and illustrate what can be achieved working as a team on this innovative opportunity.”

 

How to apply: All training and filming will take place across Northern Ireland and Ireland. Young people are expected to make their own way to and from training and filming each day. No previous experience necessary. You need to be between the ages of 18 and 25 when applying. You must be able to commit to the programme for its duration.

Please download application forms at www.cinemagic.org.uk  or email veronica@cinemagic.org.uk. Please note that applications must be received via email to veronica@cinemagic.org.uk   by the deadline of noon on Friday 29th August 2014. Interviews for the short-listed applicants will take place on 15th and 16th September.

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Call For: Cast for Short & Feature

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Rice Christian Films are currently preparing to start work on two projects – one short, one (possibly) feature length.

The short requires:

  • Male actor playing mid 30s with a strong eastern European accent (an actor for whom English is not their first language would suit well). Ability to ride a motorbike would also help.
  • Male actor playing early 20s.
  • Female actor playing early 20s. 

The longer film requires:

  • Male actor playing mid 30s to mid 40s.
  • Several male actors with strong improvisational skills playing 30 to 50 for smaller parts.

The short will film in May, the feature piece in August. Please send on links to showreels with either ‘short’ or ‘feature’ in the subject line to info@ricechristian.com , attn. Garry or go to the ‘casting’ link at www.ricechristian.com 

The roles are unpaid but should either film meet with any commercial success, Rice Christian Films will be delighted to settle the account.

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