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$125 for PA Nation-Los Angeles, CA - Casting ID # 1580614
Project Type Feature Film Submission Type Self Response
Location Los Angeles, CA Union Non-union
Rate/Pay $125.00 per n/a Release Date 09-16-18
Audition Date n/a Submission deadline 11-14-18
Casting Category Feature Film - Short Film
This follows Daryl, an aspiring film director who’s just moved to LA, taking his first job as a Production Assistant, and the ragtag gang of PAs that school him on how to survive his first day. Daryl has big dreams but quickly realizes how far he’ll have to climb to reach his goals. He is hired by his former film school collaborator, Meena, working as a production coordinator. Over the course of the short, despite their hilarious differences, the gang form a close bond and look out for each other as they each grapple with issues on set and in life.

Pays: $50-125/day. Meals, copy, and IMDB credit provided.

Role # 1 Daryl
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An aspiring film director. He’s just graduated from film school and moved to LA to pursue his dreams. Although very talented Daryl comes from modest means and must start off as a production assistant.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 40

Role # 2 Meena
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Went to film school with Daryl and produced all of his student shorts and is now a production coordinator. She wants to prove to her successful family and friends that she made the right choice in pursuing her dream to be a film producer, as they have left her to fend for herself in the turbulent world of Hollywood. She is also keeping it a secret from her family that she is gay as she is afraid the community will shun her.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 40

Role # 3 Liz
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A seasoned PA and works incredibly hard. Liz like Daryl has higher aspirations and wants to be herself a director, and she will prove to be both a source of support and inspiration for Daryl as well as stiff competition.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 40

Role # 4 Henry
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A stocky, streetwise production assistant. He’s been PA’ing longer than anyone. He could have gone down the wrong road but knew better. He was the one that left the neighborhood behind for bigger and better things.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 40
Ethnicity: Hispanic -

Role # 5 Sean
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Asian American; incredibly charming and has an innate ability to find the “fun” in every situation. He turns every encounter to his advantage but sometimes his partying ways backfire on an epic scale.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 30
Ethnicity: Asian -

Role # 6 Howie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The cliched hip young entitled and well to do film director who really wants to make his magnum opus but is at this time doing music videos till his dream script gets financing in place.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 30

Role # 7 Tom
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A no-nonsense tough as nails First Assistant Director. He swore the last shoot would be his last but his kid needed braces so he is back for one more low budget music video shoot.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 60

Role # 8 Barbara
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A hipster label executive who at one time loved music but really is just in it to get invited to all the cool parties.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 40

Role # 9 Molly
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Must be able to dance; has the moves, the voice, and the looks, but really would have rather been a physicist. Molly is regretting some of her early decisions with her career and she is way too smart to be doing this but is just playing the game at this point.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 20 to 40

Role # 10 Cameron
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The timid son of a prominent producer. Barely a high school grad, Cameron is being groomed for a prominent life in the business, if he could only keep it together enough to stop screwing everything up.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 30