In an effort to better facilitate the learning of effective casting and to help students find talented, trained professional actors to appear in their films, the Film Program at the UCF School of Visual Arts & Design has partnered with Truthful Acting Studios to host a General Casting Call at the start of every Fall semester. Actors will have the chance to audition for dozens of student directors with films heading into production; students will be able to participate in a real casting session and learn effective casting skills under direct guidance from UCF faculty and the directing team from Truthful Acting Studios, Marco DiGeorge and Robb Maus. At the end of the day an informal postmortem will be held for actors and students to talk/learn about the casting process and their experiences during casting sessions. This will be followed by a Casting Meet & Greet to provide time for everyone to mingle and discuss upcoming projects. The UCF/SVAD Film Program is excited to offer this annual event to enhance the relationship between its filmmakers and area actors.


When Can You Audition

Auditions will be held on Saturday, September 16th, 2017. This event has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 23rd, 2017.

We are hosting this event throughout the day with morning and afternoon audition time slots available (10AM – 4:30PM). After the auditions be sure to stay/return for the postmortem discussion at 4:45pm, followed immediately by the Casting Meet & Greet at an estimated time of 5:20pm.

Where is the Audition

The auditions will be held at the UCF Center for Emerging Media (aka Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy) in downtown Orlando ( 500 Bentley Street, Orlando, FL 32801 ). Please see the map below and arrival early, as UCF Downtown construction has created some obstacles you need to be aware of. Parking is available in the UCF-FIEA Parking lot located at the corner of W. Livingston and Terry Ave as well as street parking. Follow the preferred footpath outlined in the map below to arrive at main entrance of the building. Unfortunately, there is no drive up parking available directly in front of the building at this time.

What You Need to Bring

Nothing. You will be asked to do a cold reading of no more than a couple of minutes worth of material. You may be asked to make adjustments. You do not need to bring physical head shots or a resume with you as you will be asked to upload digital versions of them to our database when you register for the event. Alternate sides will be provided for children and teenagers.

How To Audition

Actors who are interested in participating must register in the UCF Film Casting Directory and request a time slot. Registration will begin at 9am on Wednesday, September 20th and will end at 4:30pm on Friday, September 22nd REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. All available time slots have been filled. If you miss the registration window, walk-ins during the event are accepted (subject to time slot availability). Actors who can not attend the event are encouraged to still register their information for entry into our casting directory.


NOTICE: If you have not arrived at least 15 minutes before your confirmed audition, your time slot may be given to another actor on the waiting list.



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