Short Film ‘Thank You For Nothing’ Texas Casting Call for Speaking Roles (Pay is $600)

Short Film Casting Call

The upcoming short filmThank You For Nothing, is now casting and holding auditions for actors in Austin, Texas.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming Austin, Texas this November 14th through the 28th.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • Character: Shannon
    • Ethnicity: Any
    • Gender: Any
    • Age Range: 23-35
    • Lead Role
      • Do you suffer from anxiety? Of course, you do, it’s the year 2020. This character is a conduit for us all: tortured, stressed, and always waiting for the ball to drop. Will she/he return to normalcy… certainly — but not entirely unscathed.
      • Film Influences: Black Swan, The Lighthouse, Take Shelter, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, The Passion of Joan of Arc.
      • Role Influences: Robert Pattinson (The Lighthouse), Michael Shannon (Take Shelter), Natalie Portman (Black Swan), Maria Falconetti (The Passion of Joan of Arc).

How to apply:

To audition for a role in the upcoming short film, check out the casting call breakdown below.

Short Film Casting Call

CASTING CALL

Title: Thank You for Nothing

Written By: Shannon Smith, Thomas Desimone

Directed By: Thomas Desimone

Produced By: Shannon Smith, Joshua Curry

Casting Director: Michael Druck

Non-Union

Short Film

Shooting location: Austin,TX

Shooting dates: Nov. 14th-15th, 21st-22nd, 28th-29th

Rate: $100/day / $600 total

Auditions will be by self tape by invitation

*Covid safety procedures will be in effect.

Must be willing to work as an Austin local hire. Travel and Lodging will not be provided.

Logline: A Neurotic person suffering from a severe anxiety attack attempts to escape the hellish confines of their mind.

To be shot on 16mm

Character: Shannon

Ethnicity: Any

Gender: Any

Age Range: 23-35

Lead Role

Do you suffer from anxiety? Of course, you do, it’s the year 2020. This character is a conduit for us all: tortured, stressed, and always waiting for the ball to drop. Will she/he return to normalcy… certainly — but not entirely unscathed.

Film Influences: Black Swan, The Lighthouse, Take Shelter, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, The Passion of Joan of Arc.

Role Influences: Robert Pattinson (The Lighthouse), Michael Shannon (Take Shelter), Natalie Portman (Black Swan), Maria Falconetti (The Passion of Joan of Arc).

To submit please email [email protected] and put TYFN in the subject line. Please include your current headshot/resume and reel or performance footage if you have any. Those selected will be sent self taping instructions.

Thanks and we look forward to receiving your submission soon!

Related: How to Find Acting Auditions and Casting Calls

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

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