Hallmark TV Movie “Once Upon a Christmas” Open Casting Call


Hallmark TV Movie “Once Upon a Christmas” casting information.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming in Ottawa, Canada this August 2020. 

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • Partygoers
  • Carribean Beach Goers
  • Carolers
  • Passerbys
  • and More!

About “Once Upon a Christmas”:

Hallmark describes the plotline as follows: Santa’s daughter must infuse a spoiled family with holiday spirit or Christmas will be gone forever. Stars Kathy Ireland and John Dye.”

How to apply:

To audition for a role in “Once Upon a Christmas” a Hallmark Christmas movie, check out the casting call breakdown below.

“Once Upon a Christmas” Casting Call

Featured Roles

Background Opportunities Available – Once Upon a Christmas

Open to Ontario residents only.

Please email [email protected] with the following information

Name, Phone, Email, Union Status, Residency, Recent Photo

Sunday, August 9th

1x Passerby

  • Male preferred, all ethnicities

Monday, August 10th

2x Caribbean Beach Goers

  • All genders & ethnicities
  • 20-35, Fit
  • No or minimally visible tattoos

Tuesday, August 11th

3x Partygoers

  • Males preferred, all ethnicities

5x Carolers

  • All genders & ethnicities

Wednesday, August 12th

2x Passerbys

  • All genders, non-caucasian ethnicities preferred.

Subject to ACTRA Preference of Engagement


Open Casting Call

The following post is in regards to background opportunities on the set of Once Upon a Christmas.
You must be 100% available for the entire day when submitting for a project.
Open to Ontario Residents only.
Performers on August 3rd, 4th, & 5th are required by production to get Covid tested 2-10 days prior to their shooting date. An additional $30 will be paid out to each performer for this inconvenience.
Please email [email protected] with the following information if you believe you fit the criteria needed below.
Age (Only Apply if you are within the age range stated)
Phone Number
Residency (i.e. Ottawa)
Union Status
Recent Photo
Tuesday August 4th (Testing Required) **OVERNIGHT SHOOT
1 x Partygoer
25+, Male
Ethnicity Preferred

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Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.

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