‘Analita’ Short Film Open Casting Call


Unveiling magic and mystery: Join the adventure with the 'Analekta' short film casting call in New Mexico.

Are you ready to embark on a captivating journey filled with mystery, suspense, and a touch of magic? The upcoming short film "Analekta" calls for talented actors to bring its enchanting characters to life. Set against the backdrop of the 1990s, this tale explores the power of human connection, resilience in the face of the unknown, and the triumph over an ancient curse.

"Analekta" follows the gripping story of a young boy who becomes an unexpected hero, aiding a family to break free from a haunting curse that has shadowed their lineage for generations. This short film is set to be a mesmerizing blend of emotion, adventure, and supernatural intrigue.

Available Roles

  • Ren: Asian Girl, Ages 10-12

Meet Ren, a young girl brimming with courage and curiosity. Determined to help the family escape the clutches of the ancient curse, Ren's resourcefulness and empathy make her a force to be reckoned with.

  • Lynn: Asian Girl, Ages 10-12

Lynn, Ren's loyal and adventurous best friend, joins her on this remarkable journey. Adding a touch of comic relief to the tale, Lynn's lively imagination and unwavering friendship elevate the narrative.

  • Xia: Asian Woman, Age 30

At the heart of the family's history stands Xia, a figure haunted by the curse that has cast a long shadow over her lineage. Xia's journey is self-discovery and liberation from the past, marked by her strength and compassion.

  • Sam: Asian Man, Age 30

Sam, Xia's intelligent and devoted brother, is central to unraveling the enigmatic curse's truth. His rationality and determination drive the family's pursuit of answers, showcasing the power of familial bonds.

If you're ready to step into the shoes of these compelling characters, here's what you can expect:

  • Immerse yourself in the script, channeling your character's emotions, traits, and motivations.
  • Collaborate closely with the director, fellow cast members, and the crew to breathe life into the story.
  • Adhere to the production schedule, ensuring punctuality for rehearsals and filming.
  • Embrace feedback and adjust your performance as guided by the director.
  • Maintaining a professional demeanor on set contributes to a positive and creatively charged atmosphere.

To be part of this magical journey, here's what you'll need:

  • Actors of Asian descent are sought for all roles specified in the casting call.
  • If auditioning for Ren and Lynn, girls aged 10-12 are encouraged to apply.
  • For the roles of Xia and Sam, actors should be in their 30s.
  • Previous acting experience is a plus, but newcomers are also welcome.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to forge connections with the audience are essential.

Selected actors will be rewarded with a compensation of $220 per filming day. It's a chance to showcase your talent and an opportunity to be part of a captivating story that will leave a lasting impact.

If you're excited about diving into a world of mystery, magic, and human connection, don't miss out on the chance to audition for the "Analekta" short film. This is your opportunity to contribute to a unique narrative that promises to captivate audiences and bring an ancient curse to life in a way that's never been seen before. Embrace your inner actor, step into the spotlight, and let the magic of "Analekta" unfold.

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‘Analita’ Short Film Open Casting Call

Synopsis: "Analekta" is a captivating short film that follows the journey of a young boy as he aids a family in overcoming an ancient curse during the 1990s. Filled with mystery, suspense, and a touch of magic, this tale explores the power of human connection and the resilience to face the unknown.

Available Roles:

  1. Ren: Asian girl, ages 10-12
    • Ren is a courageous and curious young girl who takes it upon herself to help the family break free from the curse. She is resourceful, determined, and possesses a strong sense of empathy.
  2. Lynn: Asian girl, ages 10-12
    • Lynn is Ren's supportive and adventurous best friend. She joins Ren in her quest and adds a sense of comic relief to the story. Lynn is lively, imaginative, and a true friend to the end.
  3. Xia: Asian woman, age 30
    • Xia is a central figure in the family's history. She is strong-willed, compassionate, and haunted by the curse plaguing her lineage. Xia's journey is one of self-discovery and breaking free from the past.
  4. Sam: Asian man, age 30
    • Sam is Xia's brother and a key player in uncovering the truth behind the curse. He is intelligent, rational, and deeply devoted to his family. Sam's determination drives the family's efforts to unravel the mysteries that bind them.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Engage with the script and embody the character's emotions, traits, and motivations.
  • Collaborate with the director, fellow cast members, and crew to bring the story to life.
  • Follow the production schedule and be punctual for rehearsals and filming.
  • Adapt to feedback and make adjustments to performance as directed by the director.
  • Maintain professionalism on set and contribute to a positive and creative working environment.


  • Actors of Asian descent are required for all roles, as specified.
  • For the roles of Ren and Lynn, applicants should be girls between the ages of 10-12.
  • For the roles of Xia and Sam, actors should be individuals in their 30s.
  • Previous acting experience is preferred but optional.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to convey emotions and connect with the audience.


Selected actors will receive a compensation of $220 per filming day.

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