Calling all artists! If you’re looking for a new creative project, enter Backstage’s Sound Stories competition. With in-person film production limited, Sound Stories challenges you to write, cast, record, edit, and submit a story fully told through sound, and you can do it all right from your own home.
Audition to be a part of a project for Backstage’s Sound Stories competition! Sound Stories challenges creators to tell a story using only sound, and they are looking for voice acting talent to be a part of those stories. Play an astronaut, a gangster, or a painter in some of these upcoming, all-remote projects. Read more about the competition here.
Sound Stories: Babilim. This Sound Story follows archival tapes of quarantined astronauts after returning home from a spaceflight incident that exposes them to a strange new phenomenon. Talent, aged 21–55, is wanted for lead and supporting roles. Participants will receive a $50 stipend and the project records remotely in mid-October.
Sound Stories: Trinity Falls. This Sound Story features three gangsters robbing their last bank, set in the early-mid 1930s. Male talent, aged 21–60, is wanted for lead and supporting roles. The project records remotely in mid-October and actors will receive a stipend.
Sound Stories: Very Mere. This Sound Story is a melodrama set in Minneapolis. Male talent of all ages is wanted for lead and supporting roles, and female talent is wanted for supporting roles. The project records remotely starting immediately, and actors will receive a minimum $15 per hour for rehearsal time, $30 per hour for performance, and a $50 bonus upon completion.
Sound Stories: The Phone Call. Indian male talent, aged 30 and older, is wanted for this Sound Story about a phone call between a father and son. The project records remotely, and actors will receive a $25 stipend for participation.
Sound Stories: Jesus in Jeans. This sound story, inspired by the radio plays of Samuel Beckett, follows a disillusioned young man as he says farewell to a dying mentor. Male talent, aged 18 and older, is wanted to play the lead role. The project records remotely in October.