Auditions for kids in Chicago IL – Paid roles in Indie Film

Do your kids want be cast for paid roles in a movie?

An Independent feature film is looking for boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 12. There are lead roles available in this non-union project.

The roles will require an in person audition in Chicago. 4 Star Casting will be holding auditions this coming Wednesday. Currently, the film is looking for Caucasian, Hispanic, Asian and ethnically ambiguous youngsters.

The project is a short film about a young girl and her goldfish and there will be no dialogue for any of the roles. Kids that are cast in the project will be paid $150 for the day and receive IMDB credit for the film. The projects production company, Boom Thrift (, is estimating that the filming may take 2 to 3 days and the filming location has yet to be determined.

Please see the details and submission instructions for kids below.

kids movie is having a casting call for kids 8 to 12

Logline: A young girl takes her depressed goldfish on a journey to find her a new home. There is no dialogue apart from one little shout out (“Jake! Stop!”)


PROJECT: BoomThrift Short Film
RATE: $150/8 hours


Wednesday, 7/30 – If selected you must be available to come to audition on Clark Street in Chicago between the hours of 10:00AM – 5:00PM – You should expect to be at the audition between 30 to 60 minutes as the director may want mix-match the kids in different groupings.

SHOOT DATE(S): TBA – Production believes the lead roles will shoot on 3 dates (possibly 2), 1 date may shoot into the early evening hours


Because location is TBA, please note in the submission if you have your own vehicle for transportation. Meals and parking will be provided. When the project is complete, you will be given a copy for your reel. IMDB credit.

Both Genders
KIDS 8 – 12 yoa
Caucasian, Hispanic, Asian or Ethnically Ambiguous

If interested and available for the audition, please send an email to with the following:

1) Subject Line: BoomThrift

2) Include child’s name, age, height, weight and along with email and phone number, AND confirm child has a valid, Illinois work permit – list the name of the employer on the work permit

3) Confirm your have transportation

4) Confirm that you are available for the audition on Wednesday, 7/30/14

5) Send a photo in jpeg format, and resume if you have it (or give us a brief description of your acting experience or time on set)

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