adrenaline film project – casting complete


Arvold Casting is collaborating with the Virginia Film Festival on the 2014 Adrenaline Film Project! Adrenaline is a competition that challenges teams of filmmakers to write, cast, shoot, edit, and screen a film at the Virginia Film Festival in just 72 hours. Each team will be guided and supervised by professional Hollywood mentors and special guests. Actors will be important creative contributors to each team’s project and will be eligible to win the BEST ACTOR award at the screening of the finished films Saturday night!



Mentors: Jeff Wadlow, Leigh Kilton Smith, and Derek Sieg
Potential Shoot Dates: November 6th, 7th, 8th
Shoot Location: Charlottesville, VA
Pay: Volunteer** (see below)



Please send your headshot and resume in PDF format to [email protected] You may also include a link to your demo reel or tape in your email.

Additionally, Arvold will be offering two optional taping sessions for actors who would like to supplement their submission with a one-minute monologue or scene of their choice. These sessions will take place on Friday, October 17th and Friday, October 24th. You can schedule an appointment for these sessions here:


Please use the following SUBJECT HEADING for your submission (personalized to YOU):

YOUR FIRST AND LAST NAME, Current Residence (City, State), Adrenaline 2014

For Example:
JOHN SMITH, Charlottesville, VA, Adrenaline 2014

Please fill in the form at the following link: If you are able to email your headshot & resume and fill out this form successfully, your submission is considered complete!

If you are NOT able to fill out this form, please include the following information at the top of your email submission IN THIS ORDER:

Cell Phone:
City, State:
Will you require housing in Charlottesville? If so, please explain

Age or Age Range:
If under 18, list birthdate:
If under 18, list Guardian name:
Union Status (SAG-AFTRA, Non-Union, SAG-Eligible, etc.):

Confirm FULL AVAIL here or answer LIMITED AVAIL and provide detailed availability info below:

Thursday, November 6th (Afternoon) FULL AVAIL or explain:

Friday November 7th (All Day) FULL AVAIL or explain:

Saturday November 8th (Morning) FULL AVAIL or explain:


Thank you for following our instructions! Submitting does not automatically guarantee you a role in a festival film, but it does put you in consideration for one. If selected, you will be contacted directly by the filmmakers. Email any questions to [email protected]


There will be an Adrenaline Actors Meet and Greet on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Robertson Media Center on the third floor of Clemons Library at the University of Virginia. Actors will get a chance to meet with the filmmakers and mentors before the Adrenaline Film Project’s 72 hour period officially begins. Attending this Meet and Greet is a great opportunity for actors to get to know the filmmaking teams and learn more about the Adrenaline Film Project.

**Volunteering has been proven to have many significant health benefits, including: reducing heart rate and blood pressure, aiding in physical mobility, improving your immune system, lessening the risk of depression, increasing release of endorphins, and reducing stress levels. The Adrenaline Film Project is a great way for actors to gain experience and make new connections. Work with up-and-coming local filmmakers, receive guidance from seasoned Hollywood mentors, and have a wonderful time creating a short film that will premiere in front of a live audience at the Virginia Film Festival!



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