Swarthmore Director Student Films are Now Casting!

It’s THAT time again! Kathy Wickline Casting will be accepting self-tapes for the BFA Directors 2021 Film Projects for Swarthmore College. First submissions will be digital and callbacks will be in-person. It is an excellent opportunity to hone in on your craft, build your resume, and connect with future industry leaders and creatives.


TALENT: Non-Union AND Union
RATE: Union (Student Film Agreement /SAG AFTRA)
Non-Union (some pay provided for most projects)
SHOOT LOCATION: Local to Philadelphia, Talent must live within 2 hours of Philadelphia
CALLBACKS: TBD, will be conducted in-person
UNION AND NON-UNION COVID PROCEDURE: Must be vaccinated! When not on Camera must wear a mask and practice social distancing.


#1) African American, Female, age 20-30
#2) Asian American or Latinx, Female 20-25
#3) African, Male, age 45-55 *CAPABLE OF WEST AFRICAN ACCENT* (Voiceover)
#4) Any Ethnicity, Male, age 20-40
#5) African American, Female, age 45-55
#6) African American, Female, age 12-15 and 15-19
#7) Caucasian, Female, age 18-22
#8) African American & Latinx, Male or Female, age 19-24 *MUST BE COMFORTABLE IN DRAG OR HAVE EXPERIENCE
#9) Any Ethnicity, Female, age 18-24
#10) Any Ethnicity, Male, age 40-60

You must submit ALL requested materials!

It’s EASY-PEASY! Send us ONE email with all of the following.
Sorry, we can’t go back and forth answering questions, but we appreciate your submission!

— Submit ONLY to: swarthmore2021@gmail.com, submit ASAP or by October 8th, 2020(might be extended till October 26th)

— Self-Tape Audition Video: Please Prepare a 1-minute Contemporary Monologue of your choosing, for the Self-Tape Video Audition

How to self-record:  Using a smartphone or camera, simply self-record your performance. It’s best framed horizontally from waist up.  (Don’t worry about being overly perfect in the recording. Just go for it!). YOU MUST State your name, agent (if applicable), and age range (if 18+) or DOB (Minors) at the beginning of the video.

— Do NOT send us a YouTube or Vimeo link. We must be able to download your video clip. MP4 format only.  *If you’re having issues sending your video, let us know! We want to help!

Your One Email Must Include:

— Subject line of the email MUST include the reference code, indicated to the left of character descriptions.

— Your 1-Minute Self-Tape Video
— Headshot or Recent Digital Photo
— Resume
— Phone number
— Agent or Manager, if applicable
— D.O.B. for minors/if under 18. If minor, PARENT/GUARDIAN must submit on your behalf!
Residence Zip Code *DO NOT APPLY unless you live within 2 hours of Philadelphia

You MUST include all of the necessary information, otherwise we cannot consider your submission. Submit only to the email address given.

If you are with an Agent or Manager, run this by them!
KWC does NOT give permission for this casting notice to be posted on other (paid) sites, doing so may result in legal action.

Do not call or contact Kathy Wickline Casting regarding this posting!