Open casting call for indie film ‘Columbus’ lead roles


Jin and Casey LLC & On Location Casting are holding an OPEN CASTING CALL for PAID PRINCIPAL TALENT for the upcoming Feature Film “Columbus”. Principal Casting directors will be on site at the open casting call all looking for talented Actors for this project.

The production will be filming in the Columbus, IN area starting on July 31st for approximately 18 days and they are looking for local residents to work as ACTORS in speaking roles on the film. All applicants MUST be US citizens and have valid photo ID and social security card. All applicants MUST be 18 years or older, NO Minors. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!!!

All Cast positions are PAID.

FILMING LOCATION: COLUMBUS, INDIANA. They will ONLY be hiring talent from the immediate area (within driving distance) who are able to work as Columbus, Indiana LOCAL HIRES as they are not providing travel/accommodation.


The film is built on an original story about two young people who spend one summer discovering their purpose and future — and finding themselves amid the Midwestern mecca of design.

WHAT: Open Casting Call for Paid Principal Actors – 18 years and older, ALL TYPES!


Saturday – July 16th, 2016
10:00am to 3:00pm
– Talent can begin lining up at 9:30am (no earlier than 9:30am please)
– Casting process could take anywhere from ½ hour to several hours depending on turnout and if you are selected to interview for a Principal Role on site.


The Commons
300 Washington Street
Columbus, IN 47201


Just show up during casting hours! They will be taking photos on site of all participants, however please also come prepared with a RECENT non-returnable photo of yourself or professional headshot and your acting RESUME (if you have one).

If you are not able to attend this open casting call but are still interested in work as an ACTOR or an EXTRA, please visit the following website at and fill out a FREE Talent Application (*make sure to upload 1-2 recent photos and include your phone number!!). Online registration is open to ALL interested actors and extras, ALL ethnicities and ages. It is NOT necessary to pay for the ‘active’ upgrade account.

They will also be casting Background Talent for this project, however you do not need to attend the open call to be considered for background work – you would only need to have a talent profile in the OLC database.

For further information about the Open Call email the casting company at:


About Author

Producer. In 2002, Alan became interested in working on committees at the Screen Actors Guild, and has served on the Background Actors Committee and the Native American Committee. On February 26, 2008, Alan Baltes became "A United Journey For Humanity's Creative Innovators Advocating A Global Difference Honoree". Alan Baltes founded his company, AB Media Publishing LLC in 2007, which publishes the "Actors Resource Guides" for actors among others. His company also publishes a network of casting calls and auditions information websites. Alan is also an IMDb Pro News Desk Partner. In 2014, Alan Baltes opened a PR Services division of his company, providing publicity services for entertainment industry professionals. Alan is also a film and television casting director, with credits ranging from extras to lead role actors. Alan Baltes is the proud parent of two amazing young daughters, and strives to educate young actors about the trials and tribulations of an entertainment industry career.