May 17, 2016

Indie Film Casting Call in Los Angeles

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This short film is a project of Retro TV Productions – a small production-company run by Caleb Knueven. Caleb is a Visual Effects graduate from the University of Kansas, who has
several short films to his credit.

This film is about two young adults struggling to find balance between a career and their
relationship. Paul and Sarah are a 21 year old couple dating each other for 2 years comes to a standpoint where Paul is determined to follow his dream – a dream career. He loves Sarah, but feels she is anchoring him down away from his goals. Sarah on the other hand is not driven by the thirst of achieving a thriving career. She loves, Paul but senses something amiss – she may not be as ambitious as Paul, but she would fight for him; fight for a love.

Caught in a spiral of emotions, life, and different priorities, the film highlights how they these two individuals in their own capacities make it through this excruciatingly troubling phase of their lives.

Other Information

  • Audition dates: Yet to be decided
  • Shoot location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Payment: Unpaid job
  • Type: Film

Casting director Caleb Knueven is looking for fresh faces to play the roles of his lead characters.

What are We Looking For?

Lead Roles


  • Male
  • Aged 20 to 25 years old
  • Open ethnicity
  • We’re looking for an average looking guy, who wouldn’t stand out of the crowd at first instance. He needs to be is average physical form, (no buffs, or six pack abs please).


  • Female
  • Aged 20 to 25 years old
  • Open ethnicity
  • We’re looking for someone who loves animals. She needs to be in a fit physical form


  • A female
  • Open ethnicity
  • Aged between 45 and 53 years
  • Should be in good athletic and physical form
  • To play a runner in the background

How To Apply?

To apply for the any of the roles listed above:

  • Submit an application for audition at
  • Make sure your submissions include
  • 1 recent photograph. We need a headshot taken in good light. We do not accept selfies.
    • Your name
    • Your age
    • Your contact details
    • Photographs or reel (if any) of work done previously.

Note: In case you’re shortlisted for the roles, the audition dates and details would be disclosed to you via an email from us.

If you think you have what it takes to be Paul or Sara, or you fall in the criteria of the extra runner we need in the movie, feel free to apply. You can also help by spreading the word around to anyone you think might be eligible for, or interested in the opportunity.

Kindly do not apply if:

  • You do not fit the aforementioned character description
  • You are not a resident local of Los Angeles or adjoining areas
  • You are looking for paid work.

You cannot confirm your availability for auditions to be held in the upcoming weeks.

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