A Brand New iPhone App to Cast Social Network Minded Aspiring Vampires

The first iPhone app to join a casting call for aspiring vampires.

London, United Kingdom, August 10, 2011 --(PR.com)-- UK based film production company Castalides Pictures has just launched a brand new iPhone App developed by its partner Appino and called VAMPCASTING - www.vampireweddingmovie.com/mobile.

This free to download App is not only the first iPhone App created by a film production company for casting but also the very first iPhone App used to cast aspiring vampires from all over the world for the launch of Vampire Wedding comic mini-series (pencilled and coloured by top Marvel Comics artist Eduardo Barreto) and feature film.

In a few days the company will also launch a free Android App.

The very first cross-media Vampire Casting Competition has been very popular so far with hundreds of photos from aspiring vampires from all over the world being uploaded to the Vampire Wedding Facebook fan page in less than a few weeks at www.facebook.com/vampirewedding.

The aspiring Draculas, Nosferatus and Bellas would also need to be social network minded as the platform chosen by Castalides Pictures to publish, rate and showcase aspiring vampires pictures who will be chosen to be featured in the Vampire Wedding comic mini-series (first issue will be launched at the end of October) and later on casted in the film, is their Facebook Fan page www.facebook.com/vampirewedding.

The Vampire Wedding global casting competition has been presented at the London Film & Comic Con since 8th to 10th July by The Devil’s Rock actress, Gina Varela.

Winners of the competition will:

- Get to play a Vampire in Vampire Wedding film

- Become immortal by having their own vampire character drawn in the Vampire Wedding comic book

- Become the vampire of the week on the Vampire Wedding website and Facebook fan page, where a banner with their picture will be published

On the APP

The App is very easy to use. Just download the App from App store for free. While it is loading the beautifully designed Vampire Wedding logo will load and take you straight to the "Vampire Casting" page. Once there you can click to take your vampire photo which you can then upload to Facebook or send in an email straight away. You can also view your "saved vampire photo" in a gallery format.

There are also tabs to click on at the bottom of the App such as "About VW," to find more information on Vampire Wedding and the casting competition. By clicking on "Gallery" you will get a sneak peak at the comic mini-series, and to find out more about the Vampire Wedding characters click on "Characters." There is a handy contact form which has all of the Vampire Wedding links including: Tumblr, Twitter, YouTube, MySpace, Foursquare and Facebook, where you can find more information and contact Vampire Wedding.

On Vampire Wedding Comic Book & Movie

Vampire Wedding is a romantic horror comic mini-series and upcoming film created by Robert Huttinger and produced by Castalides Pictures' directors Francesca Lombardo and Robert Huttinger. Robert Huttinger is a writer, producer and creator of high concept TV series and motion pictures such as best-selling RTL action TV series Cobra 11, and Cops 2000. He also has a romantic comedy film, Kiss the Frog produced by Michael London (Sideways, Get Smart, Milk, The Informant) with Katie Holmes starring currently in production http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1525852.

The pages of the comic are penciled, inked and colored by Eduardo Barreto, a top artist from DC Comics and Marvel Comics who has worked on The New Teen Titans, Superman, Batman, Star Wars, Marvel Knights, Aliens vs. Predators and Indiana Jones. The cover art of the comic was created by Franke, an illustrator from Vienna. He has worked for production companies all over the world, doing political cartoons, comics, tattoo designs and record covers, to name a few.

Vampire Wedding trailer: www.youtube.com/user/vampirewedding
Vampire Wedding website: www.vampireweddingmovie.com

To request interviews, pictures or more details and information about Vampire Wedding comic book/synopsis/film and about the Global VW Vampire Casting Competition and APP please contact:

Francesca Lombardo
Head of Marketing & PR
Castalides Pictures Ltd.

Castalides Pictures
Francesca Lombardo
0044 7811 281145