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Non-Union PAID Roles for Short Film

at Curious Response Films / Lamplight Films in St. Louis, MO

DESCRIPTION Short film, approximately 10 minutes.

PREMISE In this slightly-futuristic quirky dramedy, a man regulates his every emotion with psychiatric medication. When he faces a pill mix up, he’s had about all he can swallow!

COMPENSATION Payment for lead roles and supporting roles is expected to be approximately $100 per day worked. Other compensation may include food, credit, IMDB credit, exposure in film festivals and a copy of the film.

TIMEFRAME Principal photography is anticipated to be 2-3 shooting days in the St. Louis area around late October 2017. (Tentative dates Oct 28-30.)

WHAT TO DO Please send resume, headshot, reel, and any scheduling constraints to Put “CASTING” in the subject line.

In lieu of a regular reel, you may send a few links to samples of your work in your submission notes. If your videos are more than a minute or two, please direct us to the portion you would like us to watch (something like “5:35 to 6:45 – Carla learns her brother is dead”). We are not likely to watch long videos in their entirety.


IRVING (lead role, male, 25-35, average build, any ethnicity) An average, if neurotic, guy who uses psychiatric drugs to manage his emotions and try to fit in with the world.

ESTHER (lead role, female, 25-35, average build, any ethnicity) Timid by nature, Esther is striving to assert herself, using her own pharmaceuticals as necessary.

DOCTOR RADDICK (secondary lead, female, 40-60, any build, any ethnicity) A psychologist with unconventional methods.

DOCTOR BALLAST (supporting, male, 35-55, average build, any ethnicity) A couples therapist who’s a tad egotistical.

AUNT CONNIE (supporting, female, 50-65, any build, any ethnicity considered) A pet lover who, after the loss of a pet, must endure further indignity.

RECEPTIONIST (small role, male or female, any age or ethnicity) A brief speaking role, the receptionist at the therapist’s office. Might be paid as a partial day.

EXTRAS — About seven featured extras roles are available. Might receive a nominal payment. Background extras roles also available.

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