adrenaline film project 2017 – casting complete


Arvold Casting is again collaborating with the Virginia Film Festival for the 2017 Adrenaline Film Project! Adrenaline is a competition that challenges teams of filmmakers to write, cast, shoot, and edit a short film in just 72 hours. Each team will be guided by professional Hollywood mentors. Actors will be important creative contributors to each team’s project and will be eligible to win the BEST ACTOR AWARD, which for the first time this year will be accompanied by a CASH PRIZE! Final films will be screened in front of a live audience at Charlottesville’s Paramount Theater.

This year, the Adrenaline Film Project will take place three weeks prior to the Virginia Film Festival, allowing actors and filmmakers to both participate in Adrenaline and enjoy the Virginia Film Festival’s programming!

Please see submission instructions and further details below.

If you are a filmmaker interested in competing in the Adrenaline Film Project, please visit the AFP website to apply!

Mentors: Jeff Wadlow, Benjamin Haslup, and Han West
Potential Shoot Dates: October 19 – 21, 2017
Location: Charlottesville, VA
Pay: Volunteer** (see below)
Non-Union & SAG-AFTRA actors are welcome to submit.

Optional Monologue Taping Session: Friday, October 6, 2017
Adrenaline Actors Meet & Greet (Highly Recommended): Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Arvold will be offering optional taping sessions for actors who would like to supplement their submission with a one-minute monologue or scene of their choice. These tapes will be viewable by all the filmmaking teams as they make their casting selections. Monologues will be taped on October 6, 2017 in Charlottesville, VA. If you have a demo reel, website, or video of your work you would like to submit as part of your audition, please include a link in your submission form.

The Actors Meet & Greet will take place on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM in the Robertson Media Center on the third floor of Clemons Library at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. Actors will have the opportunity to meet with the filmmakers and Adrenaline mentors before the competition kicks off. will also offer a free class for all attendees! The Meet and Greet is a great opportunity for actors to sharpen their skills, get to know the filmmaking teams, and participate in the early stages of the Adrenaline Film Project! While it is not required, it is highly recommended, not to mention fun!

STEP ONE: Fill out our online submission form: 2017 ADRENALINE FILM PROJECT Actor Submission Form
STEP TWO: Please send your headshot and acting resume (if any) in PDF format to [email protected]

Please use the following SUBJECT HEADING for your submission email (personalized to YOU):
YOUR FIRST AND LAST NAME, Current Residence (City, State), Adrenaline 2017
For Example: JOHN SMITH, Charlottesville, VA, Adrenaline 2017

If you fill out the form, email your headshot & resume AND type the subject heading as instructed, your submission is considered complete!

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. Due to the fast-paced nature of The Adrenaline Film Project, you may not be notified about casting until Thursday, October 19. Email any questions to [email protected].

**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!



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