Casting call for lead and supporting roles in feature film 'A Winter Love'

Navajo filmmaker Rhiana Yazzie is set to begin shooting the feature film 'A Winter Love'.

The indie feature film "A Winter Love" is now casting lead and supporting roles. Shooting will get underway in February, 2017 in in Minneapolis/Saint Paul, Minnesota. The film is being written and directed by the talented Navajo filmmaker Rhiana Yazzie. Yazzie is a playwright, producer, director, artistic director, and actor based in Minnesota. She is a 2016/2017 Playwrights' Center McKnight Fellow, a two-time Playwrights' Center Jerome Fellow, and was a Playwrights' Center Core Member for three years. Yazzie is the three time winner of the Native Radio Theatre annual new play contest; her radio play "The Best Place To Grow Pumpkins" received an Honorable Mention at the ImagiNative Film Festival in Toronto for Best Radio.

The following are the roles available for the indie feature film "A Winter Love":

EDDIE – Native American male, 20s. Lead character. A law-school drop out; short hair, big hearted but troubled man struggling to understand his place in the world and what it means to be a man. Has a deep emotional landscape punctuated by sabotaging self-doubt. This role requires momentary nudity.

RUBEN – White male, 50-60 years old. A handsome baby-boomer, Grammy award winning folk-singer with a penchant for younger women. Runs his own mini real estate empire, a flawed liberal.

CHERYL – Native American female, 20s. A naturally blonde Native mean girl who loves family and would bend the rules to keep them safe; has her own strong sense of what it means to be an urban Indian.

CHRIS – White male, 20s. Handsome striking blue eyes, frat boy, good hearted but like his fraternity brothers he over does the partying and drinking.

PARI – South Asian, 20s. Handsome, striking eyes, frat boy with a big career ahead of him if he doesn’t sabotage himself with his drug addiction and confused sexuality.

LUCINDA – White female, 20s. Blonde sorority mean girl, parties too much, stands up for herself and her sisters in her own flawed way.

SHERRY – White Female, 20s, sorority sister, mean girl, parties too much, is quite judgmental.

APRIL – Native American, female, 20s. Huge attitude, trying to kick her ex to the curb but he won’t go away.

CYN – Female, 20s, any ethnicity, sorority sister, astounded by everything happening around her, parties too much.

EDITH – African American, female, 50s, has married into and works in the Native community, protective of her flawed family.

YOUNG GIRL – Native American, female, 10 years old, super smart, wants to be a song writer one day, loves taking guitar lessons, sassy attitude and very observant.

LUCAS – Native American, male, 30s/40s. A narcissistic, bonehead, tough guy.

To be considered, send headshot and resume with the subject CASTING + the character you are interested in) to

Casting turn around very quick, shoot schedule to begin February 2nd possibly go until February 18th in Minneapolis/Saint Paul, Minnesota.

2017 Toronto Actors Resource Guide eBook is now available!

The brand new 2017 Toronto Actors Resource Guide eBook is now available! This is the 22nd location in the series, and the eBook contains the most up-to-date, accurate, and comprehensive resources available for actors in Ontario, Canada. There is now a very large amount of major studio feature films and network television series in production in Toronto. The Toronto Actors Resource Guide eBook includes the following information and documents for adults, minors, and foreign talent who would like to work as an actor or extra on film and television productions in Toronto, Ontario and in Canada:

• Toronto Casting Directors
• Toronto Extras Casting Directors
• Toronto Talent Agents
• Toronto Acting Schools and Coaches
• Toronto Headshot Photographers
• General Talent Agent Information
• Miscellaneous Toronto Actor Resources
• Audition Tips
• How to make an Audition Video
• Sample Actors Resume
• Sample Beginning Actors Resume
• Sample Cover Letter Casting Directors
• Sample Cover Letter Talent Agents
• Glossary of Entertainment Industry Terms
• Canadian Work Permit Overview
• Applying for a Work Permit outside Canada
• Canada Work Permit Information for Foreigners
• Canadian Document Checklist for a Work Permit
• Temporary Canadian Foreign Worker Program
• Canadian Application for Temporary Resident VISA
• Canadian Visa Photo Specifications
• Information for Parents of Child Performers
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• Canadian Use of a Representative Form
• Guide To Canadian Child Labor Laws

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AMC series "TURN: Washington Spies" schedules open casting call

There is an open casting call scheduled for Sunday December 18, 2016 for the hit AMC television series "TURN: Washington Spies". The show, going into the 4th season, needs Caucasian, African American and Native American men and women of all ages to play various characters from the American Revolutionary War. This open casting call is only for paid-up SAG-AFTRA members, however non-union talent can submit by email. Shooting will take place in Central Virginia and the greater Richmond, Virginia area from January to May, 2017.

"TURN: Washington Spies" is based on the Alexander Rose book "Washington's Spies", and takes place in Colonial New York, Long Island, and Connecticut, when a band of young soldiers and civilians come together to form America's first top secret spy ring, and help to turn the tide against the British. Along the way, they create the foundation of the espionage trade through trial and error, and great personal sacrifice. The show tells the unknown story of the Revolution that has never appeared in the history books - the murderous intelligence war, gunrunning and kidnapping, defectors and executioners. But "Turn" is also a spirited, touching account of friendship and trust, fear and betrayal, amid the dark and silent world of the spy.

Starring in "TURN: Washington Spies" is BAFTA Film Award winner Jamie Bell playing the role of New York farmer Abe Woodhull. Australian actress Meegan Warner plays Mary Woodhull; English actor Kevin McNally has been cast as Richard Woodhull; Australian Film Institute AACTA Award winner Daniel Henshall plays the role of Caleb Brewster; L.A. Outfest Grand Jury Award winner Seth Numrich plays Ben Talmadge; British raised actor Burn Gorman plays Major Hewlett; Screen Actors Guild Awards winner Heather Lind plays Anna Strong; Scottish actor Angus Macfadyen plays Robert Rogers; and JJ Feild plays John Andre.

Craig Silverstein serves as head writer and executive producer. Silverstein has executive produced and written such hit series as "Bones," "Terra Nova" and "Nikita". Barry Josephson is also executive producing "Turn" under the banner of his production company Josephson Entertainment. Josephson also exec produced "Bones", as well as such shows as "Fantasy Island" and "Secret Agent Man".

"TURN: Washington Spies" Open Casting Call Details

To be considered, you must be legally eligible to work in the state of Virginia, as this show shoots in the Richmond, area. The information can be found in the Baltimore/Richmond/DC Actors Resource Guide eBook.


Stalwart Films
4300 Carolina Avenue
Richmond, VA 23222


Sunday December 18, 2016
12:00pm - 4:00pm

This in-person open casting call is for SAG-AFTRA members ONLY who are interested in Background work or Stand-In work. Non-union can submit to the email address below. SAG-AFTRA members who are unable to attend in-person please send your submission via email.

Email Submission Instructions:


Send 3 current photos, one close-up of face and two full body photos.
(Make sure your current hairstyle and length is clearly shown)

1. Name:
2. Phone Number:
3. Email Address:
4. City you Currently live in:
5. Are you a SAG / AFTRA member?: Yes or No
6. Age or Age Range:
7. Height:
8. Weight:
9. All Clothing Measurements:
(MEN: Suit Jacket, Pant, Waist, Shirt, Shoe)
(WOMEN: Dress, Pant, Shirt, Bust, Waist, Hip, Shoe)
10. Are you willing to be Clean Shaven? (Facial Hair):
11. Do you have any tattoos?: Briefly list location and size.
12. Do you have any Military Experience? If yes, briefly describe.
13. Have you worked on TURN before? If so, please list the Character(s) and Season(s).

14. Tell a bit about your Availability Mon-Fri: (Pick One)
- Wide Open, Available Anytime
- Can be available at short notice
- Can be available with advanced notice
- Occasionally Available
- Not Available (or very difficult for me to be available)

In addition to the required the three current photos, if you have a Headshot and Resume please include them in your submission. Please note if you have any previous Stand-In experience and list the actor/production.

*Men, please include your waist measurement (this is taken directly around the the middle of the torso), in addition to the Pant: waist/Inseam measurement that you currently wear*

Principal Actor Casting Director (speaking roles only)

Schiff/Audino Casting
6210 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90048


Starring and supporting roles are mainly being cast through talent agents. You can find comprehensive listings and submission addresses for talent agents here. However, if you are not signed with an agent and wish to self-submit, I highly recommend that your 8x10 color headshot and resume along with the cover letter be sent in a 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelope with the photo visible in the window.

Click Here to purchase 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelopes.

Click Here to purchase the best resume and cover letter paper.

Crew Members

Experienced television crew members available to work in Richmond, VA can submit resumes to the following:

Production Companies:

Stalwart Films, LLC
4300 Carolina Avenue
Richmond, VA 23222

Josephson Entertainment
501 Santa Monica Blvd.
Suite 701
Santa Monica, CA 90401

AMC Studios 11
Penn Plaza
15th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Executive Producers:

Craig Silverstein
Barry Josephson
Andrew Colville


Craig Silverstein


Ed Bianchi
Rupert Wyatt


Jamie Bell - Abe Woodhull
Meegan Warner - Mary Woodhull
Daniel Henshall - Caleb Brewster
Seth Numrich - Ben Talmadge
Burn Gorman - Major Hewlett
Heather Lind - Anna Strong
Kevin McNally - Richard Woodhull
Angus Macfadyen - Robert Rogers
JJ Feild - John Andre


A band of patriots in colonial New York form the first spy ring, battling the British during the Revolutionary War.

Open casting call for Netflix series 'Mindhunter'

I am assisting the casting directors for the Netflix series "Mindhunter" to invite talent to attend an open casting call on Saturday August 6, 2016 in Moundsville, WV. All ages and types are needed including children. This series is based on the novel "Mind Hunter: Inside FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit" written by Mark Olshaker and John E. Douglas. Set in 1979, the show centers on the inquisitive and skilled FBI Agent Bill Tench. Along with fellow serial killer investigator in the behavioral science unit, FBI agent Holden Ford, Tench interviews serial killers to help them solve current murders.

Starring in "Mindhunter" is Holt McCallany as Bill Tench, and Jonathan Groff as Holden Ford. Also starring is Cotter Smith as Shepard, Unit Chief of FBI National Training Academy; and Anna Torv as Wendy, a psychologist. "Mindhunter" is executive produced by Academy Award winner Charlize Theron and two-time Academy Award nominee David Fincher. Also executive producing is Jennifer Orme Erwin, who acquired the television rights to the novel. "Mindhunter" will air on Netflix in 2017.

Mindhunter Open Casting Call Details

This open casting call is for David Fincher's "Mind Hunter" series for Netfix. The series shoots primarily in the Pittsburgh area, however there will be shooting in the Moundsville, WV area. This is a PERIOD PIECE that is set in the late 1970's. Long and full hair, sideburns, afros, character types a plus. We also need law enforcement and prisoner types.


Sleep Inn of Moundsville
8 Wal Mart Drive
Moundsville, WV 26041


Saturday August 6th, 2016
10:00am - 4:00pm

• Children must apply online before arrival.

• ALL ages welcome, we need kids!

• Please wear classic 1970's style clothing such as Levis 501 / Pencil Skirts / Blue Collar/White Collar / Working Class Men & Women.

• Come hair & makeup ready.

Prior to attending this open casting call, fill out the free registration form at the following (please select Pittsburgh as the "Metro Area):

Netflix Mindhunter Talent Registration

Note: It is recommended that you use the Google Chrome browser when registering. You must use a laptop or PC to load photos.

You photos should be color, recent, and only you in the photos. No hats or sunglasses, against a plain light colored wall. Must be well lit and clear, in focus. There is a photo cropping tool on the website database, please use it.

Principal Actor Casting Director (speaking roles only)

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Los Angeles:

Laray Mayfield Casting
5631 Hollywood Blvd.
Suite B
Los Angeles, CA 90028

New York:

Julie Schubert Casting
330 W. 38th Street
Suite 170
New York NY 10018


Starring and supporting roles are mainly being cast through talent agents. You can find comprehensive listings and submission addresses for talent agents here. However, if you are not signed with an agent and wish to self-submit, I highly recommend that your 8x10 color headshot and resume along with the cover letter be sent in a 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelope with the photo visible in the window.

Click Here to purchase 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelopes.

Click Here to purchase the best resume and cover letter paper.

Crew Members

Crew members and vendors in Pittsburgh can submit resumes and info to the following:

Absolutely NO actor or extras submissions to this email address, they will be discarded.

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions (see above).

Mindhunter Production Office
40 24th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15522

Denver and Delilah Films
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608

Panic Pictures/No. 13
5620 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90405

Jen X Productions, Inc.
16601 Marquez Avenue
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

345 North Maple Drive
Suite 300,
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Executive Producers:

Jennifer Erwin
David Fincher
Charlize Theron


John Douglas
Joe Penhall


David Fincher (pilot episode)


Jonathan Groff - Holden Ford
Holt McCallany - Bill Tench
Anna Torv - Wendy
Cotter Smith - Shepard


Based on the book by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker about Douglas, a former FBI agent who pursued some of the most notorious serial killers and rapists, developing profiling techniques to catch them.