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Seeking Actors and Crew Members for Non-Union Short Film “Plagued” (New York City)

Casting Call Details:
Wilson Paige is a senior in college and finds that her flesh is being eaten by bacteria. Instead of immediately undergoing treatment she keeps her family and friends in the dark. She spends a day dissecting her life and relationships. She imagines how the people in her life will react to the news.

Plagued is a short, which will be submitted to multiple film festivals and then streamed online.


We are looking for actors and crew members. Everyone must be at least 18 years of age. You must be available for filming Sunday March 11, Monday, March 12, and Tuesday, March 13, 2012 if you are not available on those dates do not apply. Plagued will be filmed in various locations around central New Jersey.

This is a no budget film; there will be no financial compensation. Everyone will receive a copy of the finished film, food will be provided during filming, and all transportation paid for. Actors will be responsible for their own hair and makeup.

Please send headshots and resumes. If you do not have a headshot and resume, send a photo and brief statement as to why you want to be involved with the project.

It’s a short and all characters are not completely developed but there is ample screen time and a decent number of lines for each part.


PETER (any ethnicity must look 25-27 years of age)
Is dating Wilson, he is a mechanic. He is fun loving guy, who knows exactly what he wants out of life

SAM, KAY (female), and TOMMY (Male) (Any ethnicity must look 21-22 years of age) are students and friends of Wilson. They like to live in the moment and enjoy their youth. They have no real desire to think too far into the future.

WILSON’S FATHER (Black, must appear 45 years of age or older) Lonely man (widowed) only has his daughters well being at heart

Auditions will be held in NYC on Wednesday, March 7 and Thursday March 8 from 9:00am until Noon by appointment only.


All crew members will need to be available for a pre-shoot meeting.

I am looking for who someone can be a DP and the camera operator. I need someone who does not mind working on the cheap (I mean really cheap).You will need to be available for shooting Sunday March 11, Monday, March 12, and Tuesday, March 13, 2012, Wednesday, March 14, 2012.

I need a speedy editor for post production, who is comfortable doing both audio and visual editing.

MUSICIAN/COMPOSER I am looking for someone who can work within a short time frame (one week) to create two songs or already has music they are willing to share, for a romantic scene and a party scene. I am looking for alternative or indie rock.

Send resumes and/or info about viewing reels or listening to tracks.

Casting Calls Categories: Short Film Casting Calls / Non-union Casting Calls / Crew Call
Audition Date: March 7 & 8
Project: Plagued
Casting Call Location: New York City/ New Jersey

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