Casting Actors in Ontario, Canada for TV Pilot Project


Sunshine City

Location: Ontario

Type: TV Pilots

We are casting for a non-union micro-budget comedy TV series (four episodes). It’s filming in various Orillia locations between Sept 27th and Oct 8th – dates may be subject to change. Pay rate – $150 per day. We are looking for BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities to apply. Actors local to the Orillia, Ontario area are heavily encouraged to apply – but accommodation will be provided if needed. Please have any candidates submit a resume and acting reel to to be considered.

The show is called Sunshine City, and is a scripted comedy series that mashes the travelogue show genre with a behind the scenes mystery – the characters are filming a travel show about Orillia (that we often see play out on screen) while off-camera a mystery surrounding the host and her identity plays out.

AXEL (30, male) is a kind-hearted and loyal documentary producer that lives a sheltered life in a small town.

JOJO (35-65, female) is an assertive and no-nonsense producer with a short temper.

DETECTIVE CORNELIUS BATES (any age, written as male but can be gender-swapped) is an over-eager and under-qualified private investigator.

The series is for a national broadcaster and will be aired later this year.

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: Ontario
Please submit to: by 2021-09-16
Please submit your headshot, resume, and a demo reel to the email address provided.

This casting notice was posted by: Sideways Dog Productions

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