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

35 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,

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.

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Contact us Info:

Sterling Productions

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


New Casting Call

The Ghost of Lake 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 ten days in August 2 to 12, 2019. Location Algonquin Park.

Please email head shot and resume to Director Sterling Johnston subject Ghost of Lake Opeongo

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.

Second Algonquin Canoe Trip July 20 to 29, 2019 

This is a very exciting over night summer camp opportunity for boys age 10 to 14. The one week trip is free trip as we will be filming a documentary of the trip. Spaces are limited to eight so it will be highly competitive to get a seat on the trip. 

I am are going to post the documentary / series to my new YouTube Channel  Sterling Johnston Films.  I am also going to offer the completed documentary to TVO for broadcast when completed.  They may our may not air it. 

Your son must have good swimming skills.

Your son must have good communication skills

Your son must be athletic. 

Acting experience is not required but is defiantly helpful. 

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Please email head shot and resume to Director Sterling Johnston Subject 2nd Canoe Trip.


There seams to be some problems with incoming emails not being received. Please resend your email if I have not replied.  I will attempt to fix the website errors .

I was wondering why I wasn’t getting any replies to my casting calls.  Posted March 17, 2019

New Casting Call

Tree Lot

We have an exciting opportunity for Girls age 10 to 13.

Three girls find they no longer have a paper route and open a Christmas Tree Lot to make money to buy Christmas Gifts.

This Hallmark style feature film will be filmed in the last half of Christmas Holidays 2019 and on weekends in Jan, Feb 2020.

More information to be posted soon.

This page was last updated April 16 2019