Audition for CCCA Films

AUDITION NOTICE :: Compass College of Cinematic Arts
Casting Call:
1st Semester Films

Audition dates:
Wednesday, October 25th, from 4:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 26th, from 4:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.

Audition location: 
Compass College of Cinematic Arts - 
41 Sheldon Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Production Title: At The Front Door

Film Dates:
Between Nov. 8 - Nov. 19

Synopsis:
At The Front Door follows Ed Bernard, a zealous salesman, as he competes with a not-so-charitable charity woman for the business of a man whose focus is only on paying for the pizza being delivered to his home by a disinterested pizza deliverer.

Roles: 

Ed Bernard: Male, 20s-30s, upbeat, fast-talking, neat and tidy, competitive. A door-to-door salesman trying desperately to make a sale

Middle-aged man: Male, 40s-50s, Grouchy, impatient, serious. Bald or nearly bald

Colleen Freeman: Female, 30s-40s, Matter-of-fact, competitive. Charity worker asking for donations

Non-speaking:
Pizza Girl/Guy: No gender preference, 15-20 yrs. (teenager). Unkempt, the embodiment of apathy, “typical teenager”. Pizza deliverer who spends most of her/his time texting on their cell phone

Contact:
There will be no compensation for this shoot. Travel expenses and accommodations will not be provided. Talent will be fed on set, receive film credits, and will be sent either a digital or hard copy of the finished film. We are only accepting auditions from non-union talent. Auditions will consist of a cold reading. Please email Emily Kaminski at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are planning on auditioning along with any questions you may have.

Production Title: THE PIZZA P.I.

Film Dates:
Shooting on November 11th and 12th

Synopsis:
A young, sentimental and childish college graduate named Artie wakes to find his precious pizza missing. Left only a small piece of pepperoni as evidence, Artie must find the culprit. However, his two suspects (roommates) include his self-righteous vegan sister and her deadbeat (and lactose intolerant) boyfriend. With his pride and his pizza hanging in the balance Artie must risk homelessness in order to become... the Pizza P.I.

Roles:

Artie - Lead - Male - to play late teens to early 20s - A kid obsessed with film noirs from the past trying to figure out who ate his pizza; he’s pretentious, romantic, and self-obsessed.

Paulette - Supporting - to play mid 20s to early 30s - Artie’s older sister, she’s responsible and mature; she’s a suspect in Artie’s caper.

Stanley - Supporting - to play mid 20s to early 30s - Paulette’s boyfriend, he’s dumb as well as a jerk; he’s a suspect in Artie’s caper.

Contact:
This is a Non-Union Shoot.  Actors will be unpaid, food will be provided. Copies of the film will be given to actors after the film is completed should they want them. CONTACT This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Production Title: Blindsided

Film Dates:
TBD (Within 11/8-11/20)

Synopsis:
April, an aspiring journalist who fails to become independent because of her overbearing mother, is on yet another blind date with Chris which was again, set up by her mother. She is left with the decision to stay with Chris on this horrible date or to go against her mother and do what she really wants to do.

Roles:

April, (Female, 18-25 years old) A quiet, kept together girl. She knows her goals but doesn’t know how to get them without disobeying her mother's wishes.

Chris, (Male, 18-25 years old) A loud, egotistical guy who doesn’t quite understand how to treat a girl. Chris is oblivious to the fact that he’s rude to his date.

Waiter (Male, 18-25 years old) A fairly quiet guy who’s a subtle flirt.

Contact:
These are not paid positions. Talent will be fed on set. Auditions will consist of a cold read.  If you have any headshots, resumes, or questions, please send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Serious applicants only please.

Production Title: Givers & Takers

Film Dates:
Production will take place November 9th & 10th in and around Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Synopsis:
Warner Green a city police officer struggles to escape his ordinary life after committing a series of crimes. When his partner Larry Smith decides to drop by unexpectedly he knows he has to get out fast.

Roles:

Warner Green (20’s - 40's, male) A Police officer with a particular gesture he does randomly. He has OCD, and is very Intelligent.

Larry Smith (20’s - 40's, male) Warner’s best friend & partner. He is carefree & casual when he is off duty, but takes his job very seriously.

Extras:

Detective (20’s - older) Mysterious, observant

Dean Roberts (20’s - older) Warner's neighbor, casual

Officer 1 (20’s - 30’s) Police officer, confident

Officer 2 (20’s - 30’s) Police officer, confident

Contact:
There will be no pay but we will supply you with a digital copy of the film. Travel expenses and accommodations will not be provided. Talent will be fed on set. We are accepting applications from non-union talent only.  Auditions will consist of a cold read. If you have any questions please email Jason Sharpe at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Serious applicants only please.

Working Title: 12:13

Film Dates:
Production will take place on Saturday, November 11 (time and location TBD).

Synopsis:
12:13 is a sci-fi/thriller about a young artsy outcast named Elle who finds herself on an unplanned scavenger hunt in the midst of the annual “Myth Day”.

Roles:

Elle (Female) –Lead- artistic outcast that sees the world in a different light

Nina (Female) –Supporting- a do-gooder who will hesitantly come along for the ride

Mrs. Porter (Female) –Supporting- A strict, close-minded teacher

Boy (Male) – silent bit- student always questioning authorities

Girl (Female) – silent bit – innocent student with a sense of curiosity

Contact:
Due to the nature of the project, roles will not be paid. Travel and accommodation will not be provided. Talent will be fed on set. We are accepting applications from non-union talent (union talent is welcome to audition, but will not be paid). Auditions will consist of a cold reading. Please send headshots, acting resumes, and any questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Serious Applicants Only Please.

Working Title: Application Apprehension

Film Dates:
Production will take place on November 11 and 12 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Synopsis:
Application Apprehension is about a stern and spunky coffee shop waitress’ daily duties and how she must make a drastic change when an unpleasant man attempts to apply for a job at the shop.

Roles:

Claire (Lead):  Female, 20-30’s, a spunky woman who is stern about her job.

Boss (Supporting):  Male, 30-50’s, a short-tempered, angry guy.

Rob (Supporting):  Male, 20-30’s, an unpleasant, snobbish guy.

Customer #1 (Non-Speaking): Male or Female, 18 and up

Customer #2 (Non-Speaking): Male or Female, 18 and up

Customer #3 (Non-Speaking): Male or Female, 18 and up

Contact:
All roles are unpaid.  Travel accommodations will not be provided.  All talent will be fed on set.  We will be accepting applications for Union and Non-Union talent.  Unpaid, Food will be provided.   All auditions will consist of a cold reading.  Please send headshots, resumes, and any questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Only serious applicants please.

Production Title: I Need Space

Film Dates:
We will be filming 3 days between Nov. 8th — 19th, dates will be finalized once Actors schedules are known.

Synopsis:
I Need Space follows Andrew and Elizabeth (a former couple) as they find themselves working together on the space station. What happens when Andrew forgets his only co-worker's birthday?

Roles:

Andrew (Male, 25 to 35, somewhat physically fit) - Andrew has a witty and somewhat awkward sense of humor. Andrew knows he messed up and will do anything to make it up to Elizabeth.

Elizabeth (Female, 25 to 35, somewhat physically fit) - Elizabeth has a very sarcastic sense of humor, she cannot believe that her birthday was forgotten in a place with only two people. She is not happy with Andrew.

Mary (Female, Adult) - Mary is an Artificial Intelligence that runs the space station. Must have a kind soft voice. This is a voice over role.

Contact:
These positions are not paid. Talent will be fed on set. Auditions will consist of a cold read. If you have any headshots, resumes or questions please send to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Serious applicants only please.