Open Casting Call for Short Film!

We're having 2 days of open casting for our film we're working on, details are below.  Please let all you actor friends know about it! OPEN CASTING CALL :

Friday, Oct. 22nd 5pm-9pm &

Saturday, Oct. 23rd 8am-5pm


Nashbox Studios

521 8th Ave. South

Nashville, TN 37203

(located in Cannery Row)

The producers of “A New Life” (working title), a locally produced independent short film are

holding open auditions for all acting roles. Characters needed are as follows:

Ben - A mid-20s, mild-mannered newlywed office worker. Ben and his wife Amy have just

bought they’re first house and are trying to get things in order. Ben’s boss Simmons won’t give

him the time off and he’s trying to decide whether he should stay working in the office or quit his

job to pursue his burgeoning art career. Ben is a cool, but somewhat shy guy who is madly in

love with Amy.

Amy - A mid-20s mild-mannered newlywed lawyer that is far more put-together than Ben.

Amy’s firm has given her the time off to put the house together while Ben has to go back

to work. She’s cute, kind, strong, and incredibly supportive of Ben pursuing his passions.

Simmons - Ben’s Boss, a man who is completely inept at his job and compensates for that by

putting unnecessary burden on his employees. Late 40s or 50s Male, preferably gray haired

and slightly overweight.

There are 3 other minor “extras” type roles as well. All interested actors are asked to bring 1

headshot and be ready to do a cold reading from the script. Although it is not required, actors

also have the option of preparing another dramatic piece that is no more than a minute in


Shooting Dates are Nov. 6th and 7th at multiple locations in Nashville, actors must have these

dates available.

contact: Chad McClarnon at with any questions.

Directed by: Chad McClarnon

Producers: Steve Chmely, Trey McClarnon, Chad McClarnon, and Motke Dapp

Synopsis: A drama about a newlywed couple trying to put a new life together who find that the

responsibilities and tragedies of everyday life keep getting in the way.

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