Featured Extras for "Potato Dreams of America" Feature Film

About the project and the company

About the project: Based on the Oscar-qualified, critically-acclaimed documentary short, “Potato Dreams of America” is an autobiographical dark comedy feature about a boy growing up in the collapsing USSR, his courageous mail-order bride mother and their adventurous escape to America.  The film is supported by Creative Capital and Independent Film Forum.  Produced by Mischa Jakupcak, Sarah Crowe and Mel Eslyn.  The cast includes Dan Lauria (The Wonder Years, This Is Us, Shameless, Blue Bloods), Lea DeLaria (Orange is the New Black, Reprisal), Sophia Mitri Schloss (Lane 1974, Sadie, Big Shot) and Grammy-winner Lady Rizo.

Location of Audition

No auditions. Just send in your current photo and confirm that you're available on Feb 6th.

Other details

Short hair preferred. Ideally, open to getting a haircut onset prior to the shoot (but not required).

Audition requirements

Please, send a current photo of your face (doesn't have to be professional) and confirm that you're available on Feb 6th (all day)

Character breakdown / Project needs
Featured Extras to play RUSSIAN POLICE CADETS
Young Caucasian and Asian men 18-25. Lean or muscular built. Have to comfortable being shirtless on camera and learning a simple martial arts move the day of the shoot. The scene takes place at a Russian Police Academy where a group of cadets are practicing judo.
Additional information
Preferred method of submission


Audition/Interview dates

No auditions for this

Pay type


Audition location

Seattle Washington

Pay type

None None

Callbacks or second audition/interview?


Submission instructions

Please, send a current face photo (doesn't need to be professional) and contact info.

Union Requirements

Open to All

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Sides or script location


Equity Contract