Actors in Los Angeles for Lead Roles in Indie Film

By | June 19, 2024

“Longer Than a Layover”

Genre: Drama/Romance
Union Status: Non-Union
Distribution: Festival Circuit

Logline: Longer Than a Layover explores the ephemeral romance between Adam, an engaging pizza chef, and Zahra, a Turkish flight attendant during her overnight layover in Los Angeles. As their brief encounter nears its end, they face the challenges of fate and attraction.

Lead Roles:


  • Description: Mid-20s, male, any ethnicity
  • Character: Adam is portrayed through three parallel storylines: a stoic and rational demeanor, a charismatic yet soft-spoken personality, and a vulnerable, moody, and dejected nature.
  • Compensation: $135/flat, copy, credit, meal (provided on 2nd day)


  • Description: Early 20s, female, Middle Eastern/Mediterranean
  • Character: Zahra’s character evolves through three parallel narratives: in the first two, she is independent, reserved, and outwardly polite; in the third, she becomes bubbly, easy-going, and aloof.
  • Compensation: $135/flat, copy, credit, meal (provided on 2nd day)

Shooting Dates & Locations:

  • Sunday, July 7th: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM @ Echo Park, CA
  • Monday, July 8th:
    • Adam: 1:30 PM – 10:00 PM
    • Zahra: 1:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    • Location: Long Beach, CA
  • Tuesday, July 9th: 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM @ Long Beach, CA

Note: Both Adam and Zahra must be comfortable with a brief kissing scene. No nudity is required. An intimacy coordinator will not be present, but the scene will be choreographed and discussed prior to shooting.

To Apply:
If interested, please send your reel and headshots to Bruce Clarke at

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