Cast & Crew Calls
Expecting Shanti

**Your presence in required at one of our auditions in order to be considered for this film. We need to meet you in person. No exceptions.**

In a culture, where society is placed above the happiness of individuals, Heena and Ranjeet Kapoor quickly learn how traditions are deeply rooted with expectations, when they agree to help Khanna family settle in migration to US. Life altering events find them all seeking solace and peace as they adapt to the turbulences of their lives.

IMPORTANT NOTE: To apply for any of these roles, you will need to bring your headshot, acting resume and complete contact information to one of our auditions in person. Email submissions are not acceptable replacements for attending the audition. No exceptions.

In Pre-Production: July 2002


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Please bring the following with you: Headshot Acting Resume Complete Contact Info: (Phone number, email address, city of residence)

Availability: Sept, Oct, Nov 2002 for production

For detailed info:


CASTING CALL: MITSEIN [Feature Length, 35mm]

Production company: Menghrajani Malladi productions

Producer: Asha Menghrajani

Writer / director: Aparna Malladi

Actors and extras needed for a film about a womannamed MOKSHA looking for the artist / painter whocreated her. Many roles available. Principalphotography scheduled for October 2002. Pay isdeferred. Copy, credit, meals and a chance to work ona very interesting and unique project.

Check the following site for the film cast list:

If you feel you fit any part and are interested inauditioning please send a photograph / head shot /jpg. and a short bio to the following address. Also tell me what part you would be interested in.


Aparna Malladi

1461 Alice Street # 409

Oakland, CA 94612

I am very busy with pre-production at the moment and cannot answer specific questions, but if you want to know more about the film, you can check the website (still rudimentary). There is some basic informationup there.


10.000 yen a minute!

Japanese TV Satellite Broadcasting TV Station BS-i and BS-Fuji (Hi-vision) are starting a one hour short film program that contains Cannes or Academy Awarded short films and interviews of popular directors from over the world.


If any of you are interested in showing your and entry on this TV program, please send it on 1/2" VHS (NTSC/PAL), or MiniDV (NTSC). mark the tape and case with the title of your , running time, your name and contact information (e-mail address and phone # are must) can be shot or created in any format (film,analog/digital video, animation , etc.)

Deadline: Last Day of Every Month.

Length: 30sec to 20minutes (including titles and credit).

Repeat: 4 times for 3 years

Guarantee: 10.000yen for one minutes. (ex. 3 minutes film for 30.000 yen)

guarantee only when your short film is for broadcasting.


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2002 TOUR

EARLY Postmarked May 3rd, 2002 - ENTRY FEE: $20

LATE Postmarked June 3rd, 2002 - ENTRY FEE: $25

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