Casting Calls


Copyright sterling Johnston 1986 -2017

My films are rated by the Ontario Film Review Board. For more information on film ratings please see their website.

Our target audience for completed films is age 8 to 16. Grown ups my like the films but they we never written or designed for people over the age of 16 .

Current Casting Calls

About Sterling Productions ca

32 years of helping young actors get the particle experience they require to find work in the film industry. Just like hockey, football or anything else for that matter, it takes 10,000 hours of particle work to be considered a professional.  Most producers are not will to take a chance on actors that don’t have this experience so that’s where I fit in. Filling the gap from training to work experience.

Please email your child’s head shot, resume and the the name of the production are you interested in auditioning for to,

Writer, Producer, Director

Sterling Johnston

Sterling Productions does not provide acting classes but we do highly recommend Great Big Theater Company.

Great Big Theatre Company- young people’s theatre - Acting / Drama / Theatre / Musical Theatre Programs for Kids & Teens in 25 cities - since 1994  They have March Break camps and summer camp programs  Please visit their website for more information.

Please feel free to tell GBTC that you found them through Sterling Productions .ca

All actors under the age of 16 must have a parent or parent appointed guardian on set at all times.

Sterling Productions is a not for profit and everyone volunteer’s their time to help your child gain the practical on the set experience that is require to be hired in the film and television industry,

The Christmas Tree Lot

Feature film, comedy, drama and some adventure.

Hallmark type Christmas film.

Filming Weekends in January February  2019

Two best friends invest a years paper route money in a Christmas Tree lot. Their plans for spending the profit is put on hold when a new friend falls ill.

Ability to sing Christmas Carols an asset but not a requirement. No acting experience required.

Casting call for 5 boys age 10 to 14,

2 girls age 10 to 14

One undercover police officer age 25 plus

Various ages for tree lot customers.

Hopefully some of the actors parents will volunteer to be tree lot customers.

Greg’s Treasure Map (working Title)

Action, adventure, comedy. feature film,

Filming weekends May, June 2019 More info Click Here!

It’s 1982 and a group of friends find a treasure map inside a toy bank purchased at a local garage sale.  Each boy has a skill needed to unlock the coded map.

The film will be kind of like Strander Things meets The Goonies.

8  Boys age 10 to 14  for various roles.

No acting experience required but must be committed to finishing the project once started.

Must have good swimming skills. Must know how to ride a bike.

I custom write the script to fit the actors.

Summer 2019  Zombie Warriors

Large cast, Feature film,  comedy, action, adventure horror film.

Filming July 2018. It’s kind of like Stranger Things meets Shawn of the Dead.

It’s 1984 and a group of boys scouts go on a month long back packing trip deep into the Canadian wilderness and bears are the least of the their worries. Zombies are out in the woods today and they don’t want to play.

20 boys age 10 to 14 for various roles. Roles will be handed out in the casting process. No acting experience required.

Must have good swimming skills as we will be working in and around water. Must be committed to completing the film once started.

More information coming soon. Click Here!

Contact us Info:

Sterling Productions

Box 96, Alma, Ontario, Canada, N0B 1A0


Second Algonquin Canoe Trip 2019

12 free seats for boys age 10 to 14 on the one week Algonquin Canoe trip in 2019. If your son would like to attend please contact me and we will put him on the list. Must have good swimming skills.  For more information please Click here!

New Casting Call

The Ghost of Opeongo

We have an exciting opportunity for boys age 11 to 13, We are casting four lead roles in our new feature film project.

This adventure drama follows four boys who are on a quest to debunk a ghost story. It;s kind of like the 1986  film, Stand by Me directed by Rob Reiner, our film will cover growing up in Canada 1984.

No acting experience required. Must be athletic, Must have good swimming skills. Must be committed to finishing the film once started. Filming one week in August 2019.

Please email head shot and resume.

Casting Call Posted Sept 1 2018

Kids Halloween. To be filmed in Elora Ontario in October 2019

Looking for boys and girls age 10 to 14. Must have good swimming skills and able to ride a bike. Please email your child’s head shot and resume as soon as possible.