May 12, 2016

Feature Roles For Indie Short Film “The Plot”

ThePlot“The Plot” – an indie short film revolving around the concepts of death, faith, and beliefs. The filming of this indie hit will take place in Portland, Oregon this summer, with filming scheduled to take place for 2-3 weeks depending on roles. Scheduled to begin shooting in June, this short film requires a set of actors to portray the lead characters.

Audition Details:

  • This is the first round of auditions (online),
  • Audition sides have been provided
  • This is an unpaid job

Aaron Timble

  • Male
  • Open ethnicity
  • Age: 65 or above

Description: Aaron is a short tempered, retired widower. The role is of a cranky senior, who likes to stay home, stick to a routine, and enjoy the daily newspaper on his chair. He is not fond of kids, and has the underlying fear of death.

Emma Enord

  • Female
  • Open ethnicity
  • Age: between 35 and 45 years

Description: Emma is an eccentric saleswoman who sells cemetery. She is the mysterious woman who travels door-to-door trying to give away empty cemetery plots. She is a bubbly character. She is good-natured, and quirky. However, when she doesn’t get her way she’ll come after you, but of course with a smile on her face.


  • 3 roles
  • Males
  • Open ethnicity
  • Age: 10 to 13 years
  • Should be great at tossing a football

Description: They are the “those damned neighborhood kids always sneaking onto someone’s property.”

Project Details

  • Shooting dates: June 22-24, 2016 tentative
  • Pay: meals, copy, credit

How to Apply?

  • Kindly submit your applications for the desired role/roles at
  • Last date of submission: May 15, 2016
  • The SUBJECT LINE of your submissions should include your FULL LEGAL NAME

What To Include In The Submission?

Kindly make sure your submissions have the following:

  • Your resume
  • The video audition
  • You can find the audition sides and instructions here. (in case you cannot access them, email us a request, and we shall provide you with them)
  • Any other videos or past acting experience in similar or relevant roles.
  • 2 photographs
  • Preferably headshots
  • Should be recent
  • Taken in good light exposure

Note: If you are selected for a particular role, you would be called in person for the second round of auditions tentatively scheduled for the May 21st weekend.

If you think you have what it takes to star in this movie feel free to apply. Kindly spread the word for anyone you feel might be interested in the any of the aforementioned roles. The auditions calls would be in Portland, Oregon – hence locals are encouraged to apply.

All applications MUST be submitted latest by 11.59 PM, May 15, 2016.

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