Casting for the Short Film “Atria”

Casting for the Short Film “Atria"

Casting for the short film, “Atria”. This film is being produced by Grauman Motion Pictures, LLC. The casting call will be held on Thursday, September 1st from 4:00pm – 9:00pm and Friday, September 2nd from 1:00pm – 5:00pm at the Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center at Grand Rapids Community College, 151 Fountain NE Room 122. Several seasonal changes occur in this film. Therefore, actors must be available for shooting during the following months: one day in October, 2-3 days in January, and 2-3 days in late Feb or early March.


Alena is a child always searching for adventure. When she enters a new door in her attic without thinking, she becomes trapped in a new reality she would much rather forget.

Available Roles:

  • Alena: (principle role) Caucasian female, age 6-10. Preferably looks younger than her age. Alena is a wide eyed little girl with medium to long hair who fancies herself brave. Thin, natural build, with the energy and ability to run. Must be able to portray a range of facial expressions and emotions. Previous acting experience is preferred. Twins are encouraged, but not necessary.

  • Alena Creature: Caucasian female, age 6-10. Preferably looks younger. The Alena Creature is a variation of the principal Alena character. Size and look is dependent on the casting of the character of Alena. No allergies to latex or opposition to full facial makeup and/or blood. Again, twins are encouraged but not necessary.

  • Mother/Tree Keeper: Caucasian female, age 20s to 40s. This is a dual character role. Thin and taller, with preferably long dark hair. No allergies to latex, and oppositions to full facial makeup or acrylic nails. When applying for this role, please indicate height.


No monetary pay due to small production size. Resume booster and guaranteed IMDB page/page update at film’s first festival submission.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying, please notify us at and email your headshots and resume to:

NOTE: You must also attend one of the auditions listed above.