OPEN CALLS – CURRENTLY CASTING

 

Film Casting Open Call for Indian American / South Asian Talents

Title: Happy Rakhi
Type: Short Film
Writer/Director: Ragini Bhasin
Shoot Location: Long Beach, CA
Shoot Dates: August 19-21, 2022

Logline:   
Amid the festive celebration of Raksha Bandhan, a 12-year-old feisty Indian girl starts her period and attempts to hide the bloodstains from her young, aggressive brothers, who she recently challenged in the game of Kho-Kho (Tag).

Awards:   
Selected from a pool of over 400 applicants, “Happy Rakhi” was a winner and finalist for the inaugural Julia S. Gouw Short Film Challenge, presented and produced by CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) and Emmy and Golden Globe-winning producer Janet Yang.

TO SUBMIT: https://www.damianbao.works/happyrakhi

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: August 8, 2022


Film Casting Open Call for Chinese and Asian American Talents

Title: Hearsay
Type: Short Film
Writer/Director: Banban Cheng
Shoot Location: New York, NY
Shoot Dates: September 3-6, 2022

Logline:
Set in a suburban Chinese beauty salon, HEARSAY follows Lili, an outgoing and talkative hairdresser who gets herself in trouble and in flames the community when she tries to help a customer in need.

Awards:
Selected from a pool of over 400 applicants, “Hearsay” was a winner and finalist for the inaugural Julia S. Gouw Short Film Challenge, presented and produced by CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) and Emmy and Golden Globe-winning producer Janet Yang.

TO SUBMIT: https://www.damianbao.works/hearsay

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: August 15, 2022