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Casting Call for an Independent Film - Self Response - New York City, NY

Audition Details

Casting ID #
1597699
Submission Type
Self Response
Location
New York City, NY - 10001
Union
Non-union
Rate/Pay
$0.00
Release Date
7-14-2019
Audition Date
8-1-2019
Expiration Date
7-31-2019
Casting Category
Internet
Market(s)
Hartford, CT | Philadelphia, PA

Audition Description

The series deals with immigration and sex trafficking in New York City. A father and his daughter arrive in NY from Romania, dreaming of a better life. They are persecuted and forced into the shadows. When his daughter is kidnapped, he pulls out all of the stops to bring her back to safety.

  • Role #1 - Rosaria

    A Hispanic woman trying hard to look younger and fashionable. She has a kind heart and has guilt for working with a group of criminals. She is one of the main staff at a fashion boutique in New York. Working long hours to be able to support her family.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Hispanic
    Age: 30 - 50
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #2 - Katerina Fier

    Albanian. The actor can be in her 20s but needs to look 18. Katerina came to New York on a holiday but has been tricked and captured. She is being held against her will. There’s a very dramatic scene where Katerina hurts herself in order to escape the suffering of her life in New York.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 26
    Hair Color: Black or Brown
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Korean, taxi driver. He’s hardworking and talkative. A likable character who gets along with everyone. He has been in New York for 10 years and is trying to live the American dream. Although life has been tough for him, he always tries to see the positive in people.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Asian
    Age: 30 - 60
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #4 - Little Ivan

    Russian sarcastic, patronizing and blunt. He has a heavy beard and a smaller frame. He doesn’t like to lose at cards and always speaks his mind, even if it gets him into trouble.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 25 - 45
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #5 - Blind Rudi

    Russian with spectacles. He is quiet, cunning and playful. Enjoys beating Little Ivan at cards. He might be quiet but there’s a lot going on inside. He’s a very smart man but misunderstood by those around him. Accents: Russian
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 25 - 45
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #6 - Blagun

    A tough bodyguard who’s not afraid to jump in heads first. He’s strong, tactical and will do anything his boss asks of him. Someone who is strong and athletic.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 40
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #7 - Andrey

    Tough as nails and works with his good friend Blagun. Andrey likes confrontation and seeks out danger where ever he can find it. You wouldn’t want to become his enemy.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 40
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Bald male, shifty-eyed. There is a piercing coldness to Marek. He is brutal, tough and ex-military. When he enters a room, those around him become uneasy. He had a hard life and is now ruthless in getting what he wants.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 25 - 50
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Thick-set and really muscular. Doran is a huge man with unbelievable strength. He used to be a bouncer and has recently started working for a criminal organization. He is a terrifying character and is one of Dmitri’s bodyguards.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 50
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #10 - Kaida

    Japanese. She is a criminal, ruthless and unapologetic for her actions. She works for a big criminal organization. Kaida moved to New York in her teens and has lived it rough on the streets. She is very smart and quickly found herself a job in the criminal world.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 40
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #11 - Johnny

    NY accent. He works as a cashier at a newspaper kiosk. He hates his job and is obnoxious and judgmental. Johnny treats his customers in a curt and disrespectful manner. He is an unforgiving character. Accents: USA New York
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 30 - 60
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #12 - Jacob

    Owes money to a crime boss. He has tried to dodge payments over the past few months and has been in hiding. Jack appears in a scene where he is tortured by one of the bodyguards. They are trying to punish him for his late payments. It’s a dramatic scene that calls for an emotional range.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 20 - 50
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #13 - Stefania

    Romanian. She is aggressive, unwelcoming and curt with her customers. Wears traditional Romani garb and is old fashioned in her approach. She misses Romania and resents being in America.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 30 - 60
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #14 - Mirella

    Romanian. She is traditional and misses Romania. Her husband Cornel irritates her and she tries to put up with his childish behavior. She longs for a better life. There will be some improvisation required for this role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 50 - 70
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #15 - Cornel

    Romanian. He is traditional and has a unique sense of humor. He irritates his wife Mirella due to his childish behavior. He enjoys being in America and never wants to grow up. He’s happy hanging around their local restaurant. There will be some improvisation required for this role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 50 - 70
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #16 - Eugin

    Romanian. A bodyguard who carries a gun and works for the criminal world. He is disrespectful to those around him and has a strange sense of humor. He is very vocal and not shy of speaking his mind. Eugin gets himself into trouble because he can never stay quiet
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 50 - 70
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Romanian. He is blunt and speaks his mind, laughing at the customers in his local restaurant. He doesn’t know when to stop laughing and constantly annoys the other customers. Alin and his wife Miruna argue regularly over his manners. There will be improvisation required for this role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 50 - 70
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #18 - Miruna

    Romanian. She is quiet and kind. When her husband laughs at the customers in their local restaurant she tries to stop him. She is traditional and old fashioned but open to meeting new people. She argues regularly with her husband Alin over his manners. She is close to her family and cares deeply for her community. There will be improvisation required for this role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 50 - 70
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Venezuelan. She is courageous and speaks her mind. She is willing to confront her enemies at the end who have kept her hostage, despite the dangers. Ana came to America for opportunities but was kidnapped and has been held against her will by a crime boss. She has had enough and will do whatever it takes to escape.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 26
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #20 - Michael

    American. A hard-working police officer, who tries to be fair with others. He is trying to get a promotion in the police department but is constantly overlooked. Michael is frustrated but always tries to be kind with others. He dreams of rising up the ranks. There will be improvisation required for this role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Caucasian
    Age: 20 - 50
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #21 - Susan

    American. A natural police officer, who is confident in her abilities. She has been noticed by her boss in the police department and is soon to be promoted. Susan is popular and works with Michael. Although she is kind to those around her, she is very tough in a fight and not afraid of making the tough calls. There will be improvisation required for this role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Caucasian
    Age: 20 - 50
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #22 - Lacey

    NY accent. She is a larger than life character who likes to be the center of attention. Lacey is brash, outspoken and fiery. With a sense of twisted humor, she often falls out with her friends. She says what she thinks without any pause, constantly offending those around her. But despite this, she is very popular and always has somewhere to be.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Caucasian
    Age: 30 - 50
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #23 - Donna

    NY American. She is confident, attractive and witty. Donna is best friends with Lacey and they hang out regularly. If Lacey needs help, then Donna is always there. Although they have had major disagreements over the years there is a close bond between them. Donna is the only person that Lacey will listen to. There will be some improvisation for this role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Caucasian
    Age: 30 - 50
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #24 - Michelle

    NY American. She is timid and follows the crowd. Michelle is constantly trying to please everyone in her life. Lacey and Donna order her around and try and manipulate her. She is very smart but hasn’t found her voice yet. Michelle doesn’t agree with Lacey and Donna’s politics and it upsets her when they are cruel to others.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Caucasian
    Age: 30 - 50
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #25 - Susan

    A natural police officer, who is confident in her abilities. She has been noticed by her boss in the police department and is soon to be promoted. Susan is popular and works with Michael. Although she is kind to those around her, she is very tough in a fight and not afraid of making the tough calls. There will be improvisation required for this role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Caucasian
    Age: 20 - 50
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #26 - Lacey

    She is a larger than life character who likes to be the center of attention. Lacey is brash, outspoken and fiery. With a sense of twisted humor, she often falls out with her friends. She says what she thinks without any pause, constantly offending those around her. But despite this, she is very popular and always has somewhere to be. Females, aged 30 to 50 from New York, USA
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Caucasian
    Age: 30 - 50
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #27 - Donna

    NY American. She is confident, attractive and witty. Donna is best friends with Lacey and they hang out regularly. If Lacey needs help, then Donna is always there. Although they have had major disagreements over the years there is a close bond between them. Donna is the only person that Lacey will listen to. There will be some improvisation for this role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any or Caucasian
    Age: 30 - 50
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #28 - Michelle

    NY American. She is timid and follows the crowd. Michelle is constantly trying to please everyone in her life. Lacey and Donna order her around and try and manipulate her. She is very smart but hasn’t found her voice yet. Michelle doesn’t agree with Lacey and Donna’s politics and it upsets her when they are cruel to others.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Caucasian
    Age: 30 - 50
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #29 - Nancy

    American. She has a good sense of humor and is relaxed around others. Nancy is naturally popular and confident. Nothing phases her and she gets along with everyone, happy to listen to their stories. She wants to enjoy life and likes to be social. She is well dressed and interested in fashionable clothes. There will be improvisation required for this role.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Caucasian
    Age: 20 - 50
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #30 - Kezia

    Romanian girl, attractive, 17 years old. We require an actor who can do a Romanian accent. There will also be some Romanian dialogue. The actor can be in her 20s but needs to look like she’s 17. Very smart, fiery, articulate and hungry for a better life. Kezia moved to New York with her father 5 years ago and it’s been a challenging experience for. She feels isolated and persecuted. She is determined to achieve her dreams.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 26
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #31 - Masilda

    Romanian woman. Manipulative, duplicitous, cruel, but can put on the charm. She works with a pimp alongside a trafficking ring. Masilda puts on an act of “kindness” when procuring girls but is tough as nails and has a very cruel streak.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 30
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #32 - Dmitri

    Russian man, naturally charismatic. Manipulative, intelligent, cruel and will do whatever it takes to get ahead. He’s head of the sex trafficking ring in his borough. He can be very subtle in his approach at times and yet explosive when things don’t go his way.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 28 - 45
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #33 - Det. Borkowski

    Detective, tough, strong-willed, smart and wisecracking. She is undercover and pretends to be a vagrant throughout the series. She speaks her mind and comes across as being ruthless but she’s got a good heart underneath it all.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any or Caucasian
    Age: 35 - 60
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #34 - Antoni

    An aggressive criminal who works with a trafficking ring. He’s one of the top employees of a pimp. Likes a good fight and knows how to handle a gun. He’s a bit sleazy and fears no none. Not to be trusted but is loyal to his boss.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 35 - 55
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #35 - Tamas

    Romanian man, strong, charming and traditional. He is the leader of his Romanian community in New York – like that of a Godfather character. He’s kind to his friends but not someone you’d want to cross.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 36 - 46
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #36 - Grigore

    Romanian, a sharp-eyed man who is Tamas’ muscle and bodyguard. He’s loyal, fair, traditional and tough.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 34
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #37 - Lavinia

    Romanian girl, sweet and kind. She is the daughter of Tamas. The actor can be in her 20s but needs to look 17. She is a very warm and charming character. Has lived a sheltered life.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 26
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • A young Mexican immigrant. Speaks fluent Spanish and English. He is confident and speaks his mind. Very intelligent and likes poetry. He has a bit of a temper but is very kind and compassionate.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 25
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #39 - Mr. Antonio

    A robust Italian-American man. Thick NY accent. Owns the grocery store. Straight talking and aggressive.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 35 - 55
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #40 - Debbie

    Brash girl from the Bronx. Debbie works at the bar with Kezia. She hates her job and dreams of a better life. She takes out her frustrations on the rest of the bar staff.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any or Caucasian
    Age: 18 - 26
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #41 - Bruno

    Eastern European, a burly man with more tattoos than bare skin. Simple minded, tough and muscular. He has a big presence in the series. Is the main character’s muscle.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 30 - 50
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #42 - Linney

    Confident NY businessman. An educated bully who is emotionally traumatized. Came from nothing and hungry for power. Linney is arrogant and impatient.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 45 - 55
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #43 - Christine

    Attractive, arrogant, harsh, well spoken and demands high respect from others. She’s originally from the Hamptons. Christine is married to Linney.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 37 - 55
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #44 - Fredo

    Sophisticated male who owns a fashion boutique. He is articulate and charming but mild-mannered. He is forced to work with criminals and too afraid to deny their demands.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 36 - 60
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019
  • Role #45 - Betty

    Eccentric, straight-talking, kind. Betty lives a lonely life with her parrot. She is nosy with her neighbors but has a natural charm with her friends. She constantly has to deal with her apartment building supervisor who is unreliable.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 65 - 85
    Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2019

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